Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

ISRAELI JEWELER MAKES $1.5M GOLD CORONAVIRUS MASK

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted...

102-year-old tennis lover funds tennis facility at her college alma mater

102-YEAR-OLD TENNIS LOVER FUNDS TENNIS FACILITY AT HER COLLEGE ALMA MATER

Evelyn Schroedl has not been able to play since the arrival of the coronavirus, terribly missing the camaraderie of her friends.

 
 
 
Police investigate deaths of two people in Lakeland

POLICE INVESTIGATE DEATHS OF TWO PEOPLE IN LAKELAND

During a wellness check, investigators found the bodies of two people.

Who Will Be First in Line for a COVID-19 Vaccine?

WHO WILL BE FIRST IN LINE FOR A COVID-19 VACCINE?

Even after a vaccine is approved, there won't be enough for everyone for everyone who wants it immediately.

 
 
 
Florida reports 8,502 new coronavirus cases, 182 new deaths

FLORIDA REPORTS 8,502 NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES, 182 NEW DEATHS

Florida health officials on Saturday reported 8,502 new cases of COVID-19 and 182 new deaths.

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

DISNEY WORLD TO REDUCE THEME PARK HOURS IN SEPTEMBER

Operating hours at all Central Florida parks are changing.

 
 
 
Orlando police search for suspect in 2019 triple shooting

ORLANDO POLICE SEARCH FOR SUSPECT IN 2019 TRIPLE SHOOTING

Investigators are looking for Davares Davontay Williams, who they believe shot three people, killing one.

Students return to UCF campus amid coronavirus pandemic

STUDENTS RETURN TO UCF CAMPUS AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Central Florida's largest university enforced new safety guidelines for student move-in.

 
 
 
Orlando police investigate shooting that injured teen

ORLANDO POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING THAT INJURED TEEN

The 17-year-old victim was transported to the hospital.

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear: 'Don't push your slower friends down'

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE HAS SOME SUGGESTIONS IF YOU'RE ATTACKED BY A BEAR: 'DON'T PUSH YOUR SLOWER FRIENDS DOWN'

"Do not climb a tree. Both grizzlies and black bears can climb trees.⁣⁣ Do not push down a slower friend (even if you think the friendship...

 
 
 
A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of marijuana will be freed

A MILITARY VETERAN WHO WAS SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR SELLING $30 OF MARIJUANA WILL BE FREED

He's already served nine years in prison.

Florida reports 8,502 new coronavirus cases, 182 new deaths

FLORIDA REPORTS 8,502 NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES, 182 NEW DEATHS

Florida health officials on Saturday reported 8,502 new cases of COVID-19 and 182 new deaths.

 
 
 
Orange County Public Schools teacher retires, saying thought of teaching during pandemic 'too much'

ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TEACHER RETIRES, SAYING THOUGHT OF TEACHING DURING PANDEMIC 'TOO MUCH'

Kathy Clarkin has taught at Orange County Public schools for more than 30 years.

Disney to reduce theme park hours in September

DISNEY TO REDUCE THEME PARK HOURS IN SEPTEMBER

Hours will be getting cut at Walt Disney World Theme Parks starting in September.

 
 
 
Iowa man completes mission to craft 10,000 wooden cars for kids

IOWA MAN COMPLETES MISSION TO CRAFT 10,000 WOODEN CARS FOR KIDS

An Iowa man completed his mission to create 10,000 handmade wooden cars.

Seminole County businesses get COVID-19 relief grants

SEMINOLE COUNTY BUSINESSES GET COVID-19 RELIEF GRANTS

After weeks of waiting, many Seminole County businesses have received much needed money from a county funded grant.

 
 
 
Hot weather for your Florida weekend

HOT WEATHER FOR YOUR FLORIDA WEEKEND

Meteorologist Tony Mainolfi has your WESH 2 News First Alert Weather forecast.

'It's not their decision,' Gov. on Health Departments not being able to make school reopening call

'IT'S NOT THEIR DECISION,' GOV. ON HEALTH DEPARTMENTS NOT BEING ABLE TO MAKE SCHOOL REOPENING CALL

"You can't just delegate that out, I think, to somebody who's not accountable to the people. It's not their decision. They can get...

 
 
 
COVID-19 deaths could surpass 300,000 by December

COVID-19 DEATHS COULD SURPASS 300,000 BY DECEMBER

Researchers say 70,000 lives could be saved if everyone wears masks consistently.

UCF students return to campus this weekend

UCF STUDENTS RETURN TO CAMPUS THIS WEEKEND

University of Central Florida students begin moving onto campus amid the coronavirus pandemic this weekend.

 
 
 



Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of...

Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of mask mandates

The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates. Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Hundreds of frustrated voters were turned away from centers across Puerto Rico that never received ballots. Read more ...

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

A group of researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks, which have become a critical component in stopping... Read more ...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai detained, his Apple Daily offices searched

Billionaire media tycoon and Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai has been arrested on suspicion of “collusion with foreign powers.” Police also searched the offices of his Apple... Read more ...

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

TORONTO - Joonas Korpisalo stopped 33 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets advanced to the first round of the NHL playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a... Read more ...

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Philadelphia center Joel Embiid left in the first quarter of the 76ers' game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday after hurting his left ankle. Read more ...

Hayward scores 31 as Celtics edge Magic 122-119 in OT

Hayward scores 31 as Celtics edge Magic 122-119 in OT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Gordon Hayward hit three free throws with 2:29 left in overtime, and the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic 122-119 on Sunday for their third... Read more ...

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

A plan from President Donald Trump to extend additional unemployment benefits requires states to provide 25% of the funds, and it's unclear whether states have the money or the... Read more ...

Morikawa delivers a great shot in quiet moment to win PGA

Morikawa delivers a great shot in quiet moment to win PGA

SAN FRANCISCO - Collin Morikawa delivered a shot that will go down as one of the best in a major that hardly anyone witnessed, setting up an eagle on the 16th hole Sunday that... Read more ...