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Woman arrested for cruise scheme

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The St. Cloud Police Department says a travel agent was arrested in an alleged cruise scheme Friday.
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Winter Park home searched in connection to deadly day care crash

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Seminole County tactical teams swarmed a Winter Park home in connection with that deadly day care crash Wednesday afternoon.
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Police eyeing gunshot-detecting technology

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The ShotSpotter could revolutionize the way authorities police the Tampa Bay area. About 80 cities across the U.S. are already using it, and it's close to becoming a reality here.

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Contract awarded for 'Ultimate I-4 Project' redesign and construction Video included

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Construction on the $2.3 billion makeover of Interstate 4 could start as early as Christmas.  On Wednesday, it was announced that I-4 Mobility Partners, led by the  Swedish construction conglomerate Skanska, will be in charge of the 21-mile redesign of the roadway. More>>

Twins getting fitted for prosthetic legs visit 'Winter' the dolphin

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Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf are about to come face to face with Winter, the dolphin with the prosthetic tail that inspired the movie "Dolphin Tale." More>>

Arrest made in armed robbery of Orlando-area Publix Video included

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Orange County Sheriff's Office detectives have made an arrest in a Publix grocery store robbery that occurred last month in the
Dr. Phillips area.  Investigators believe this incident is related to other Publix robberies throughout Central Florida.
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Sumter Co. sinkhole reopens after crews filled it with cement Video included

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Engineers with Helicon say they are making progress filling a sinkhole that re-opened and continues to threaten two homes in The Villages.  Crews say the sinkhole has grown very slightly over the course of the day, but it is stabilizing. More>>

Orlando's possible hosting of DNC presidential convention could bring great exposure and problems Video included

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Orlando is one of 15 cities the Democratic National Committee will consider as the site of its 2016 presidential nominating convention. More>>

Florida executes man convicted of murdering 2

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 Florida has executed a man convicted of murdering two relatives to prevent one of them from testifying against him in a burglary trial.
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Three Orange Co. schools put on lockdown after bomb threats

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The Orlando Fire Department and Orlando Police say three schools were placed under lockdown after a bomb threat was received Wednesday afternoon. More>>

FCAT testing resumes after technical glitch Video included

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Florida school districts resumed testing on Wednesday after a computer glitch prevented thousands of students from taking the state's standardized assessment exam. More>>

Cocoa officer demoted while DUI is investigated

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Cocoa Police Officer Ben Erskine is no longer a part of the Brevard County Sheriff's elite Game Over Task Force, the Cocoa Police Department and the Brevard County Sheriff's Office has confirmed with FOX 35.   Erskine was arrested in late February for driving under the influence. More>>

Orange Co. middle school student stabbed by classmate Video included

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The Orange County Sheriff's Office says a middle school student was stabbed by a classmate Wednesday morning.  More>>

Delay sought in loud music killing trial

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Attorneys for a Florida man charged with murder in the killing of a teenager during an argument over loud music are asking that his retrial be delayed. More>>

Attempted abduction in Orange County Video included

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Orange County deputies say a man attempted to abduct a 12-year old girl in Pine Hills Tuesday night.
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Driver killed in early morning Daytona Beach crash

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One person was killed during an early morning crash Wednesday in Daytona Beach Shore.
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2-year-old boy seriously injured by family dog Video included

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Baltimore County Police say a 2-year-old boy was mauled by the family dog. More>>

Deputies investigate attempted abduction in Pine Hills

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Orange County sheriff's deputies are investigating an attempted abduction in the Pine Hills area. More>>

Several school districts forced to suspend FCAT due to glitch Video included

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The Florida Department of Education said several school districts, including those in Seminole and Orange counties, had trouble administering the state's standardized test on Tuesday, because of a computer glitch. More>>

Orange Commission rejects compromise on new high school Video included

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It appears the Orange County School District and the Orange County Commission are headed to court after commissioners rejected a compromise deal for a high school to be built in western side of the county. More>>

Deputy involved shooting in Orange Co. Video included

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The Orange County Sheriff's Office says a man opened fire on a deputy during an undercover drug operation Tuesday morning. More>>

German tourist visiting Cocoa Beach bitten by shark

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A tourist visiting from Germany was bitten by a shark on Tuesday afternoon.  The 42-year-old man was rescued by lifeguards after suffering non-life-threatening injuries to his right foot while swimming at Cocoa Beach. 
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Deputies search for Port Orange bank robber

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The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says they need help finding a man who robbed a bank on Monday. More>>

Man falls into manhole in Orange Co. Video included

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Orange County Fire Rescue says a man fell into a manhole Monday night. More>>

Clermont Woman donates 125 gallons of blood

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Mary Lory never imagined she would have donated more than any woman at the blood center.
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16-year old boy arrested for stabbing classmate Video included

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Osceola County Sheriff's deputies say they responded to a fight on Briarcliff Drive in Poinciana Monday afternoon.
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Orange County deputy arrested; accused in hit-and-run crash Video included

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An Orange County deputy has been arrested for failing to stop and remain at an accident involving injury.
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Seminole Co. leaders meeting about bear-proof trash cans Video included

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Seminole County Commissioners will meet to discuss the value of bear resistant trash cans Tuesday morning.
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Textbook bill creates unfunded mandate, activist group says

A Muslim activist group says a bill that would require the state's school districts to review textbooks used in classrooms creates an unfunded mandate and opens the door to biased learning materials. More>>

Sanford man arrested for allegedly shaking and killing baby Video included

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The Seminole County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Sanford in the death of his girlfriend's 7-month-old son. More>>

Deputies: Man threatened with gun over loud music Video included

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Jexy Rosa of Daytona Beach says last Thursday he went inside the 7-Eleven on Flomich Street, leaving the music on inside his SUV. More>>

Mom arrested after child found rifling through a trash can

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A Sanford woman was arrested after her 4-year-old daughter was found digging through a trash can near a gas station, according to authorities. More>>

New owner for Cocoa Beach Pier?

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The iconic Cocoa Beach Pier could soon have a new owner.   The pier is up for sale, and FOX 35 news has learned that a yet to be named timeshare company has submitted a contract to purchase it. More>>

Easter Sunrise Service attendees find parking tickets, not eggs, in Cocoa Beach Video included

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Cocoa Beach Police say hundreds of Easter Sunrise Service attendees illegally parked cars along a fourteen-block stretch of Ocean Beach Boulevard Sunday morning. In all, eighteen parking tickets were pinned to cars in clearly marked "no parking zones," but that has some people upset.
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Elderly Daytona Beach woman brutally beaten, left for dead Video included

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An elderly woman was beaten, robbed, and left for dead in a brutal attack that happened in Daytona Beach on Saturday.  More>>

Wife of man found dead from gunshot wound will not be charged Video included

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Investigators with the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said they will not be filing charges against a woman whose husband died from a gunshot wound over the weekend. More>>

Court won't hear Fla. employee drug testing rule

The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal by Florida Gov. Rick Scott over his plan to require random drug tests for thousands of state workers. More>>

Feds approve the sale of powdered alcohol Video included

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Ever tried to transport a bottle of alcohol only to give up, because it was too heavy or it broke?  Meet your new best beverage friend: powdered booze.  A patent for Palcohol has now been approved by the Treasury Department, reports Lehrman’s Beverage Law. More>>

Bright Futures College Scholarship program to be cut again Video included

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The Florida House and Senate are again proposing big cuts to the Bright Futures College Scholarship program, once again, because fewer students will qualify. After spending $309 million last year on the program, this year the Florida House has just $266 million in its budget to provide Florida's top performing students with scholarships for in-state schools. Rich Sloane, from the University of Central Florida College of Education, wonders what the long term impact will be."Raising standards i... More>>

Citrus Bowl will host Orlando City Soccer for entire 2015 season Video included

Citrus Bowl construction. [Photo courtesy: Florida Citrus Sports] Citrus Bowl construction. [Photo courtesy: Florida Citrus Sports]
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What's old is new again at least for the Orlando City Soccer team.  The Lions will play their entire 2015 MLS season at the new Citrus Bowl.  The club decided to delay the opening date for the new stadium until 2016.  More>>

$1,000 reward offered for return of veteran's service dog

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“Nina” was in the passenger seat of Luke Macner’s car last week when he and another car collided. The passenger window came open, and Nina got out and ran off. Now, Humane Society Tampa Bay is offering a $1,000 reward for her safe return. More>>

Suspect shot by Osceola Co. deputy

Suspect shot by Osceola Co. deputy Video included

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The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office says a suspect and a deputy are in the hospital after a shooting Sunday night. More>>

Crews working to fill massive sinkhole in Sumter Co.

Crews working to fill massive sinkhole in Sumter Co. Video included

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Crews filled a massive sinkhole in Sumter County with a mixture of sand and concrete Monday morning. More>>

Changes to the SAT

Changes to the SAT

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Nearly seven million high school students take the SAT each year.
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Orlando Police search for CVS armed robber

Orlando Police search for CVS armed robber

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The Orlando Police Department says they are looking for a gunman who held up s CVS pharmacy Sunday.
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Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

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Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. More>>

Car hits packed Florida church, injuring about 20

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Authorities say a driver trying to park before an Easter concert at a packed Florida church inadvertently drove into the building and through a concrete outer wall and several pews, injuring about 20 people. More>>

Osceola County deputy shoots suspect during altercation in traffic stop Video included

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A deputy who had to pull his gun to protect himself against a suspect was hurt in the line of duty Sunday night.
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Foreign exchange student killed in crash near UCF

Foreign exchange student killed in crash near UCF

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A foreign exchange student from France is dead after Florida Highway Patrol troopers say he walked into the path of an oncoming car near the University of Central Florida campus on Sunday morning. More>>

Why prosecutors waited so long to charge Victor Barnard Video included

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The nationwide hunt for a former Pine County pastor charged with sexually abusing two young girls for years is expanding now that the U.S. Marshal's Service has joined the search for Victor Barnard. More>>

Police searching for gunman of College Park CVS robbery

Police searching for gunman of College Park CVS robbery

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Orlando Police are searching for the suspect who robbed a cvs in College Park Sunday morning. More>>

Suspicious device closes Lowes in Leesburg for hours Video included

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A Central Florida man was arrested after police said he made threats outside a hardware store.
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Bill could slow Florida craft beer industry growth

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Republican Senate President Don Gaetz is boasting in emails to beer lovers that he helped a craft brewery in his district get started.
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Driver trapped after truck lands in pond

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A pickup truck plows into a retention pond in Tarpon Springs. Florida Highway Patrol says the truck was speeding on Keystone when the driver lost control, and the truck went airborne, landing upside down in the pond. More>>

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  • Contract awarded for 'Ultimate I-4 Project' redesign and construction

    Contract awarded for 'Ultimate I-4 Project' redesign and construction

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:03:58 GMT
    Construction on the $2.3 billion makeover of Interstate 4 could start as early as Christmas.  On Wednesday, it was announced that I-4 Mobility Partners, led by the  Swedish construction conglomerate Skanska, will be in charge of the 21-mile redesign of the roadway.
    Construction on the $2.3 billion makeover of Interstate 4 could start as early as Christmas.  On Wednesday, it was announced that I-4 Mobility Partners, led by the  Swedish construction conglomerate Skanska, will be in charge of the 21-mile redesign of the roadway.
  • Twins getting fitted for prosthetic legs visit 'Winter' the dolphin

    Twins getting fitted for prosthetic legs visit 'Winter' the dolphin

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:19:46 GMT
    Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf are about to come face to face with Winter, the dolphin with the prosthetic tail that inspired the movie "Dolphin Tale."
    Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf are about to come face to face with Winter, the dolphin with the prosthetic tail that inspired the movie "Dolphin Tale."
  • Va. students remember cancer-stricken classmate with Coins for Cody

    Va. students remember cancer-stricken classmate with Coins for Cody

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:14:45 GMT

    He never gave up, but 6-year-old Cody Johnson lost his battle with neuroblastoma in 2009. There is no cure, but in Cody's name, some of his former classmates and teachers are working toward one. It's called Coins for Cody. Every dime of it will be donated to neuroblastoma research.

    He never gave up, but 6-year-old Cody Johnson lost his battle with neuroblastoma in 2009. There is no cure, but in Cody's name, some of his former classmates and teachers are working toward one. It's called Coins for Cody. Every dime of it will be donated to neuroblastoma research.

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  • Florida boy's self-portrait goes viral after he dies in freak accident

    Florida boy's self-portrait goes viral after he dies in freak accident

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:27 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:27:33 GMT
    The self-portrait of a Florida boy who died in a tragic swimming accident has gone viral -- with the drawing, titled "Mr. Awesome," shown in the hands of celebrities, politicians and pro-athletes all over social media.
    The self-portrait of a Florida boy who died in a tragic swimming accident has gone viral -- with the drawing, titled "Mr. Awesome," shown in the hands of celebrities, politicians and pro-athletes all over social media.
  • Wendy's Employee Gets Smacked On Camera

    Wendy's Employee Gets Smacked On Camera

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:45 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:45:47 GMT
    A woman in Texas working at a fast food restaurant gets an unexpected "slap" in the face.It's part of the "smack" game, and the whole thing was recorded.
    A woman in Texas working at a fast food restaurant gets an unexpected "slap" in the face.It's part of the "smack" game, and the whole thing was recorded.
  • Teacher Accused Of Taking Bible Away From Student

    Teacher Accused Of Taking Bible Away From Student

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:27 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:27:21 GMT
    Texas- Mixed reactions in Texas after a teacher reportedly took a Bible away from a student during "Read to Myself Time."
    Texas- Mixed reactions in Texas after a teacher reportedly took a Bible away from a student during "Read to Myself Time."
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  • Clashes in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

    Clashes in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:07:40 GMT
    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern city of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for over a week.
    Ukrainian troops moved against pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing at least two of them in clashes at checkpoints, both sides said. Russian President Vladimir Putin decried what he described as a...
  • Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

    Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:07:33 GMT
    Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.
    An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.
  • Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

    Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:45 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:45:48 GMT
    Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes Thursday, their school campus a tragic landscape of yellow ribbons, chrysanthemums and photos of classmates and teachers who...
    Angry relatives of some of the more than 130 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief Thursday, preventing them from leaving the area where...

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  • Kate shows off new royal style in Down Under tour

    Kate shows off new royal style in Down Under tour

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:45 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:45:47 GMT
    Kate's dilemma: What to pack for a two-week trip, when your itinerary includes everything from state receptions and church services to toddler playdates and cricket games?
    Kate's dilemma: What to pack for a two-week trip, when your itinerary includes everything from state receptions and church services to toddler playdates and cricket games?
  • Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

    Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:26 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:26:00 GMT
    A life-sized bronze statue of esteemed movie critic Roger Ebert will be unveiled outside the central Illinois theater that hosts the annual film festival he started, "Ebertfest."
    Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off: "I'll see you at the movies." The award-winning film critic died two days later.
  • HBO's John Oliver recognizes debt to Jon Stewart

    HBO's John Oliver recognizes debt to Jon Stewart

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:45 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:45:12 GMT
    When the time comes for a young bird to leave the nest, he's often more than ready to go and doesn't care too much what Papa Bird thinks.
    When the time comes for a young bird to leave the nest, he's often more than ready to go and doesn't care too much what Papa Bird thinks.
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