4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 EX-OFFICERS INDICTED ON CIVIL RIGHTS CHARGES IN DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing...

Missing Marion County baby found safe

MISSING MARION COUNTY BABY FOUND SAFE

Officials confirm that Broady Nash Fincher has been found and is safe.

 
 
 
Disney After Hours BOO BASH: Disney announces new Halloween event for 2021

DISNEY AFTER HOURS BOO BASH: DISNEY ANNOUNCES NEW HALLOWEEN EVENT FOR 2021

Halloween magic is returning to Walt Disney World in 2021 with an ALL NEW event.

Orange County COVID-19 Strike Teams disbanded

ORANGE COUNTY COVID-19 STRIKE TEAMS DISBANDED

The county says in 10 months, more than 6,600 businesses were visited and there was an overall compliance rate of 99%.

 
 
 
Marion County deputies search for missing, endangered toddler

MARION COUNTY DEPUTIES SEARCH FOR MISSING, ENDANGERED TODDLER

Officials with the Marion County Sheriff's Office are looking for a child who is believed to be missing and endangered.

Cooler weather for your Friday

COOLER WEATHER FOR YOUR FRIDAY

Meteorologist Kellianne Klass has your WESH 2 News First Alert Weather forecast.

 
 
 
U.S. Marine's wife deported years ago is now on her way back to her family

U.S. MARINE'S WIFE DEPORTED YEARS AGO IS NOW ON HER WAY BACK TO HER FAMILY

A U.S. Marine's wife was deported years ago, and now she is on her way back to her family.

Professional golfer arrested, accused of trying to meet with teenager

PROFESSIONAL GOLFER ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF TRYING TO MEET WITH TEENAGER

A professional golfer has been arrested in Orlando. Here's what we know.

 
 
 
Missing, endangered child being sought by Marion County Sheriff's Office

MISSING, ENDANGERED CHILD BEING SOUGHT BY MARION COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Officials with the Marion County Sheriff's Office are looking for a child who is believed to be missing and endangered.

WESH 2 investigates safety concerns with FL511

WESH 2 INVESTIGATES SAFETY CONCERNS WITH FL511

WESH 2 Investigates is digging into safety concerns over a new feature on the state's Florida 511 website.

 
 
 
Study suggests pandemic might be to blame for decline in pregnancies

STUDY SUGGESTS PANDEMIC MIGHT BE TO BLAME FOR DECLINE IN PREGNANCIES

Doctors say one of the biggest reasons the U.S. birth rate has fallen is likely fear of the unknown regarding how COVID-19 affects...

Happening soon: Jim Payne 5K for Kids House presented by Wops Hops

HAPPENING SOON: JIM PAYNE 5K FOR KIDS HOUSE PRESENTED BY WOPS HOPS

The Jim Payne 5K for Kids House presented by Wops Hops is coming up at the end of May. Here's how you can sign up.

 
 
 
Central Florida recognizes nurses during National Nurses Week

CENTRAL FLORIDA RECOGNIZES NURSES DURING NATIONAL NURSES WEEK

WESH 2's Claire Metz spoke with nurses at Halifax Health in Daytona Beach, who say despite the challenges, they're glad they are on...

Cruise industry reacts to new CDC guidelines

CRUISE INDUSTRY REACTS TO NEW CDC GUIDELINES

A test cruise is meant to be a stepping-stone to get a cruise ship back in business. But cruise industry leaders say the way the Centers...

 
 
 
Man accused of stealing 2 Cocoa police cars, prompting multi-county chase

MAN ACCUSED OF STEALING 2 COCOA POLICE CARS, PROMPTING MULTI-COUNTY CHASE

A man was arrested in Volusia County on Thursday after deputies said he stole two Cocoa police cars and then led authorities on a multi-county...

SeaWorld announces new permanent CEO

SEAWORLD ANNOUNCES NEW PERMANENT CEO

The man who led SeaWorld through the COVID-19 pandemic will be the theme park's new CEO.

 
 
 
Masks still required in Osceola County facilities, despite governor suspending local mandates

MASKS STILL REQUIRED IN OSCEOLA COUNTY FACILITIES, DESPITE GOVERNOR SUSPENDING LOCAL MANDATES

Masks are still required at the tax collector's office, the Supervisor of Elections Office, the Kissimmee and St Cloud City Hall's...

Person accused of stealing police cruiser arrested after chase ends on I-95

PERSON ACCUSED OF STEALING POLICE CRUISER ARRESTED AFTER CHASE ENDS ON I-95

Interstate 95 in Volusia County was shut down on Thursday after a person stole a police cruiser and led authorities on a chase.

 
 
 
Justin Bieber to perform at Amway Center in 2022

JUSTIN BIEBER TO PERFORM AT AMWAY CENTER IN 2022

Justin Bieber announced his rescheduled world tour dates on Thursday.

Get the Facts on the Vax: Submit your vaccine questions for a doctor

GET THE FACTS ON THE VAX: SUBMIT YOUR VACCINE QUESTIONS FOR A DOCTOR

Have a question about the COVID-19 vaccine? We'll take your question straight to the experts.

 
 
 



Four rescued after boat capsizes near Bay Bridge

Four rescued after boat capsizes near Bay Bridge

Four people were rescued after a boat capsized Thursday night near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Maryland Natural Resources police say. Read more ...

Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

Nancy Messonnier, a senior Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scientist who was the first U.S. official to warn of the severity of the coronavirus pandemic last year... Read more ...

The Chamber of Commerce calls for an end to $300 federal unemployment...

The Chamber of Commerce calls for an end to $300 federal unemployment benefits after April's lackluster jobs report

Summary List Placement The Chamber of Commerce called for an end to the $300-per-week federal unemployment benefit on Friday, assailing it as an obstacle to the economic... Read more ...

US job growth unexpectedly softens, falling far below expectations

US job growth unexpectedly softens, falling far below expectations

Despite bullish predictions and the recovery of the US economy, job growth slowed in April compared to a month earlier, figures released by the Labor Department show. According... Read more ...

3 dead after black powder device explodes near Illinois park

3 dead after black powder device explodes near Illinois park

NORTH UTICA, Ill. - Authorities say three people have died after a black powder device exploded along a bank of the Illinois River in the northern part of the state. First... Read more ...

The disappointing April jobs report showed gains were mainly in leisure and...

The disappointing April jobs report showed gains were mainly in leisure and hospitality

Summary List Placement The leisure and hospitality sector was the only major industry to see a six-digit job gain between March and April. The US added just 266,000 nonfarm... Read more ...

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.1% in April, from 6% in March. Read more ...

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights... Read more ...

Debris from massive Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

Debris from massive Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

Experts have said that debris from China's Long March 5B rocket could fall anywhere from as far north as New York to as far south as New Zealand. Read more ...

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights... Read more ...