Neighbors are paying respects at the Miami home of an American journalist apparently beheaded in the Middle East. Sotloff briefly attended the University of Central Florida, leaving in 2004. A vigil will be held at the school on Wednesday.
Flagler County deputies say one of their own was targeted in his personal car, as he and his wife drove off from Florida Hospital on Sunday night. Deputy Paula Priester of the Flagler Sheriff's Office said, "Deputy Goncalves was leaving the hospital with his wife, and they were traveling in their vehicle and ultimately were stopped by a man who ended up standing directly in front of their car and ordering them to stop."Investigators tell us Deputy Goncalves was in the passenger seat. His wife... More>>
New documents were released by the Orange County Sheriff's Office regarding the tragic murder of Windemere Police Officer Robert German. More>>
The U.S. Transportation Department turned down a request by Norwegian Air International that would have allowed the carrier to offer new service between London's Gatwick Airport and New York, Orlando, Florida, and other U.S. cities. More>>
Apopka's City Council has a final vote set for September 3rd on an ordinance that would allow alcohol sales on Sunday.
The owners of an 11-year-old mixed breed dog named "Freeway" were away from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, when authorities said the dog either fell or jumped into a nearby canal.
The Orange County Classroom Teachers Association is spearheading an effort to educate its members about child trafficking so that they may recognize warning signs inside the classroom. More>>
A Florida judge who gained an international audience while presiding over Casey Anthony's murder trial is retiring from the bench, but not from the courtroom. More>>
Tropical Storm Dolly has formed off Mexico's coast over the Bay of Campeche. More>>
A decision in Longwood over a new paintball facility is being delayed as neighbors complain, and come to support the proposal. More>>
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is cancelling political events after a video surfaced purporting to show the killing of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff. More>>
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation involving a photographer, his... More>>
An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. More>>
Florida law says that doctors can start writing prescriptions for Charlotte's Web—the non-euphoric strain of marijuana that was legalized this year for treating conditions such as epilepsy, Lou Gherig's Disease and cancer—on January 1, 2015, but there are questions about whether or not that will be possible.
In the parking lot outside the historic launch control at Kennedy Space Center, NASA software engineer Kurt Leucht is programming homemade remote controlled robots, called "swarmies", to act like ants. More>>
The Florida Highway Patrol says a rollover crash in Seminole County caused a stretch of Interstate-4 to shut down Tuesday morning.
Police in Gainesville are searching for a man accused of trying to sexually attack two different women over the Labor Day weekend. Both women were attacked near the University of Florida campus, and police suspect both women were assaulted by the same man. More>>
The Pentagon says U.S. military forces have targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabaab network in an operation in Somalia. More>>
Driving west on State Road 414 in Apopka, there is a small airstrip off to your left. All kinds of small aircraft operate there. Everything from single-engine Piper Cubs to twin-engine military-style jets. More>>
The Volusia County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 20-month-old boy drowned in a backyard swimming pool in Deltona Monday night.
Two new laws are now in effect in Florida. One will save you cash on your car, and the other could help protect your child against identity theft. More>>
Daytona Beach police officers responded to a home on Garden Street just after 3 p.m. on Monday following reports of a domestic disturbance. Dispatchers were advised that a person was armed with a machete. More>>
With so many people not knowing exactly who Annette Taddeo is, we asked her that very question. Taddeo joins the ticket after a stint as the Chair of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party. More>>
In a personal plea to President Obama, the mother of jailed U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi asked for increased urgency in her son's case in Mexico, where she says “one more day is one day too many” behind bars. More>>
At the Orlando bike store Trikaroo, entrepreneur Gina Garcia is readying the latest models of her two-person electric bikes for sale. But her true passion is the making, and now promoting, of her first independent movie. More>>
Fifty Orlando police officers have been outfitted with body cameras that are a bit larger than your typical lipstick tube, as part of a University of South Florida Study that is now in its six month. More>>
The newest generation of NASA rocket, called the Space Lunch System, or SLS, has been plagued with delays and budget overruns, but U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is confident this is the right system and the right time to get it on track again. More>>
Allegiant Air flight 683, traveling from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Sanford International Airport, experienced issues just two hours into its flight on Sunday evening that prompted an unplanned landing in South Carolina. More>>
Idaho and Florida still have a lot to work out regarding what happens with their postponed season opener. More>>
The search is on for a man who authorities say is armed and dangerous.
Orlando law firm Morgan and Morgan on Monday announced that former Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Belvin Perry will be joining their ranks in the coming days. Judge Perry retired from the bench last month.
A family pet is gone after being eaten by an alligator at an Orlando lake. Now, the search is on to catch that gator. More>>
Authorities say a 13-year-old girl was treated and released after being bitten by a shark in the waters off central Florida. More>>
Florida's increasingly bitter and expensive campaign for governor is kicking into gear with two months left before Election Day. More>>
One person is dead after a five-car crash on Interstate 4 this morning.
Three adults were rescued by a Coast Guard crew eight miles west of Bean Point on Anna Maria Island, Florida, after their 37-foot boat began taking on water, Sunday. More>>
A mother and her infant are recovering after both were shot while inside their Ocala home. More>>
Casselberry police say two men were involved in an accidental shooting at the Shoot Straight gun range and store on S.R. 17-92 on Sunday. More>>
Congressman Alan Grayson, (D) Orlando, is asking seven Muslim countries to send soldiers to Iraq to fight ISIS. More>>
A happy ending for a child found wandering near a busy roadway in Brevard County. More>>
An award-winning documentary shot in Florida is showing how an unlikely friendship helped a veteran suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder find peace. More>>
Volusia County Beach patrol officials say a teen was bitten by a shark in New Smyrna Beach on Sunday. More>>
An inmate in Marion County has died while in custody, according to detectives. Investigators say Mark Beekman, 48, was found dead on Saturday. More>>
Dozens of people were rescued in Volusia County beaches due to rip currents. Soft sand is also creating some trouble spots for drivers. More>>
Holly Hill Police are looking for the suspect of an alleged machete attack that left one man severely wounded. More>>
The U.S. Coast Guard has repatriated 86 migrants it says were illegally migrating from Cuba and Haiti. More>>
The Volusia County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a 7-Eleven store. More>>
Florida will have to wait at least another week to try to end a seven-game losing streak. More>>
The Leathernecks Marine Corp Motorcycle Club of Central Florida is rallying for jailed Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi. More>>
With a little more than a minute left, it looked like Irish eyes were smiling on the UCF Knights in the Croke Park Classic against Penn State. More>>
The Florida Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 95. More>>
A man is in the hospital Saturday morning after being shot while driving in Orlando. More>>
A coalition challenging Florida's congressional districts is taking its legal challenge to an appeals court. More>>
When we showed up at the Paisley Firehouse in Lake County on Friday, water in the faucets ran clear, but all you have to do is take a look at the toilet bowl, and you can see the water from earlier in the day ran murky. More>>
Orange County deputies responded to a home late Friday over reports that a pit bull had became aggressive toward its owners. More>>
Oviedo High School's season opener against Lake Brantley took on a special meaning with Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback, and former Oviedo Lion, Blake Bortles in attendance as the school retired his jersey number.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott was in Orlando on Friday as part of an education tour, a day after one Florida county chose to opt out of all statewide, standardized testing. More>>
A six-year-old Osceola girl is in Nemours Children's Hospital after she was bitten by a venomous snake in her back yard. The snake was identified as a water moccasin, or cottonmouth, by Osceola County Animal Control. More>>
Melissa Stoddard was 11 years old when she went to live with her dad and stepmom in Sarasota. That is when her life took a horrific and deadly turn. More>>
Investigators have concluded that person found dead on the railroad tracks west of Riverview Avenue Friday morning was struck by a SunRail train around 10 o'clock Thursday night, according to a Sanford Police Department Spokesman. More>>
FoxNews.com is reporting that a Texas law enforcement bulletin sent out this week has raised concerns that Islamic State militants have shown interest in crossing over the U.S.-Mexico border to carry out a terrorist attack in America. More>>
The convicted shooter in the Fort Hood massacre has written a letter to the leader of the Islamic State saying he wants to become a "citizen" of the caliphate, in the latest example of the terror group's reach inside the U.S. More>>
President Obama is facing intense criticism for admitting Thursday "we don't have a strategy yet" for dealing with Islamic State militants in Syria, despite warnings from top military advisers and others that the group must be confronted on that side of the border. More>>
Two swat members of the Orange County Sheriff's Office shot and killed a 33-year old man on 25th street in Orlando after they say the man pointed a gun at them and ignored orders to drop the weapon Friday.
Alex Zaldivar would have turned 21 this week. On September 12, 2012, just hours before he was set to testify in court as a victim and witness in a home invasion case against Bessamin Okafor, he and his two roommates were shot in their Ocoee home. Alex died, the two roommates severely injured.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office says two suspects allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven store at gunpoint early Friday morning.
Sister of marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged with aggravated harassment Wednesday after allegedly threatening the mother of her boyfriend's kids. More>>
Two of central Florida's most high-profile public figures met for a forum on one of the state's hottest political debates Thursday night in Lakeland. More>>
Ocoee Police have made an arrest in a violent purse snatching of a grandmother. The incident was captured on surveillance just over two weeks ago.
A Miami-based appeals court has rejected Attorney General Pam Bondi's request that two gay marriage cases be delayed until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the issue nationally. More>>
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement on Thursday arrested a Titusville man on 10 counts of possession of child pornography. More>>
The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is investigating a brutal attack outside a Longwood restaurant. More>>
Sgt. Kim Stewart has worked for the Leesburg Police Department for more than 20 years. This past weekend, instead of rounding up bad guys, she gathered a dozen fellow officers and helped clean up a blind man's yard.
An overturned truck has blocked southbound lanes of Orange Blossom Trail at Lee Road. Traffic is being diverted onto John Young Parkway and Lee Road. More>>
Florida Democrats promised to win the races for governor and attorney general through grassroots efforts, even if they are at a fundraising disadvantage. More>>
Florida's teachers union along with the NAACP and organizations representing school boards and school officials are suing over the state's largest private school voucher program. More>>
The Florida Supreme Court is upholding a rate increase by the state's largest utility. More>>
Orlando isn't just known for its theme parks any more. More and more people are flying to Florida for its hospitals.
Business is "moving in" big time in Central Florida, but not from mansions or conventional homes.
Daytona Beach Police Chief Michael Chitwood is owning up to a big mistake, after Orlando Police found a handgun in his carry-on bag last week, before he boarded a flight at Orlando International Airport. More>>
A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons. More>>
The Ocoee Police Department says a man attempted to abduct an 11-year old boy outside a public library Monday. More>>
The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says a deputy was involved in a patrol car crash early Thursday morning.
Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday that one of their staff members has returned from West Africa after low-risk exposure to the Ebola virus.
Authorities say a man shot and killed his wife, then shot himself at a New Jersey hospital around 9:25 a.m. on Wednesday morning. More>>
A fall during a cheerleading stunt left her in a wheelchair with a spinal cord injury, but now a young woman from Apopka has learned how to walk again. More>>
A dramatic crash in Daytona Beach on Wednesday was a result of drag racing, police officers say, with the cars traveling at an estimated 80 miles per hour.
A hotel built by a private college is making some big bucks for education. As guests check into the Alfond Inn in Winter Park, money from the stay goes towards a scholarship program for students at Rollins College.
A fundraiser took place for a young woman who was shot and killed at an Orlando bar. Her co-workers are trying to raise money for her funeral expenses. More>>
A company called GrowHealthy just bought an old mattress factory in Lake Wales that has been vacant for years -- with high hopes. It wants to grow marijuana in it. More>>
An Orange City woman tells deputies that she walked out of her home and saw a racial slur painted on a vacant home next door on 6th Street.
New-York based JetBlue Airways is building on its state of the art training facility in Orlando beside the airport. Company officials said the approximately $40 million dollar investment has helped solidify their role in the city. More>>
The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun. More>>
A former Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority board member has been found guilty of offering a multi-million dollar agency contract to a consultant on the condition that his friends were also hired. More>>
How well do you know your neighbors? How well do you know what's going on in your neighborhood?
Officials showed construction at the Citrus Bowl is well underway Wednesday.
Anyone who has ever been touched by Alzheimer's disease knows how much this moment means.
Anyone who has ever been touched by Alzheimer's disease knows how much this moment means.