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View the Melbourne Air Show aircraft this week as they fly into Melbourne
28 Mar 2017 at 11:45am
For aviation enthusiasts and others who want to see the world's top aircraft fly into Melbourne for this weekend's air show, the Orlando Melbourne International Airport has released the incoming fl...

Air show acts arrive
28 Mar 2017 at 11:34am
Patrouille De France's 10 Alphajets fly into the Orlando Melbourne International Airport on Wednesday. The jets are one of the acts at the Melbourne Air & Space Show this weekend.         

Florida Frontiers: Bob Kealing and his book on Elvis in Florida
28 Mar 2017 at 11:23am
Bob Kealing is probably best recognized in Central Florida as a longtime reporter for WESH Channel 2. He is also the author of four respected books on Florida history and culture.         

Police: Motorcyclist charged after running light, slamming into another vehicle
28 Mar 2017 at 11:49am
Police said motorcyclist was speeding up to 110 mph when crash occured         

Woman charged with dog neglect in Palm Bay
28 Mar 2017 at 10:33am
Her dog was hospitalized after she was taken into custody         

Judge: Loyd case will move forward with new prosecutor
28 Mar 2017 at 9:52am
Orange County State Attorney Aramis Ayala wanted a stay in the proceedings as she prepared a legal challenge to the governor's authority to remove her from the controversial case         

Northbound I-95 closed for vehicle fire in Titusville
28 Mar 2017 at 8:41am
Northbound traffic on Interstate 95 in Titusville was blocked as emergency crews responded to a vehicle fire, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.         

Photos: Arrest mugshots 3-27-17
28 Mar 2017 at 8:03am
Arrest mugshots 3-27-17         

Federal Reserve official to speak in Brevard
28 Mar 2017 at 7:07am
Every wonder how the Federal Reserve ? or "the Fed" ? works and why it's so influential to our lives?         

What is this equipment on SpaceX's drone ship?
23 Mar 2017 at 6:51am
SpaceX fans are excited about what is likely the first clear image of a robot that could be used on the company's autonomous spaceport drone ships.         

News - Orlando Sentinel
Darden looks at Cheddar's deal with eye on growth
28 Mar 2017 at 8:05am

Darden Restaurant?s $780 million deal for value-oriented chain Cheddar?s Scratch Kitchen gives the Orlando-based company room to grow, leaders said Tuesday.

?We wanted to make sure we added somethi...



Lawmakers move to cut Aramis Ayala's office budget
28 Mar 2017 at 11:50am

TALLAHASSEE ? Florida lawmakers are making good on a threat to cut the budget of State Attorney Aramis Ayala?s office.

The House Judiciary Appropriations Subcommittee released an initial budget pro...



Trump signs order rolling back Obama's anti-global warming projects
28 Mar 2017 at 12:07pm

Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs.

The move makes good on...



Man accused in deadly Sanford shooting spree held without bond; 8-year-old dies
28 Mar 2017 at 10:50am

The Sanford man accused of murdering his girlfriend, her 8-year-old son and wounding four other people, kicked down her front door then fired at least 14 rounds from an assault rifle, according to ...



Disney World tests reservations for water-park rides
28 Mar 2017 at 11:37am

Walt Disney World may be dipping its toe into a virtual-queue system at its Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon water parks. The resort began testing a reservation procedure for select attractions on...



Orange County Jail mug shots
28 Mar 2017 at 11:12am

View the latest Orange County Jail mug shots by clicking here

Disclaimer: These photographs and charges are provided by Orange County Corrections of people booked into the Orange County Jail during...



Ocala prosecutor King to stay on Markeith Loyd case
28 Mar 2017 at 7:30am

Ocala-based State Attorney Brad King will remain the prosecutor for accused murdered Markeith Loyd while Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala, who was removed from the case after deciding not...



Trump administration sought to block Sally Yates from testifying to Congress ...
28 Mar 2017 at 10:56am

The Trump administration sought to block former acting attorney general Sally Yates from testifying to Congress in the House investigation of links between Russian officials and Donald Trump's pres...



Catholic advocate wants Rollins to intervene in student's suspension
28 Mar 2017 at 10:55am

A national Catholic advocate is asking Rollins College to intervene in the case of a Christian student suspended by the school after he reportedly got into a religious dispute with a Muslim profess...



Brightline bill may die in House
28 Mar 2017 at 11:15am

TALLAHASSEE --  A controversial proposal intended to slow a planned private passenger-rail service linking Orlando and Miami might have been derailed in the House.

The Transportation & Infrastructu...



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AAA reports Gas Prices Rise in Florida, remain Steady in Georgia and Tennessee
27 Mar 2017 at 8:28pm

Motorists saw modest movement at the gas pump last week. Gas prices inched higher in Florida, slipped slightly lower in Georgia, and remained the same in Tennessee.



Florida Judge Rules that Same Sex Spouses Must Be Added to Death Certificates
27 Mar 2017 at 3:28pm

After the 2015 Obergefell decision, people were asking Florida to change the death certificates that indicated a partner in a same-sex relationship died unmarried without a surviving spouse. Florid...



Police: 1 Dead, 5 Injured in Central Florida Shooting
27 Mar 2017 at 10:17am

CW44 Station Bio- WTOG-TV first began operations on November 4, 1968, broadcasting on UHF channel 44. Originally owned my Minnesota-based Hubbard Broadcasting Corp., WTOG solidified itself in the T...



Early fashion photographs turned to colour
27 Mar 2017 at 5:12am

Sprint car driver David Steele, 42, is killed in horrifying crash caught on camera at Florida speedway, leaving behind his wife and three young children Trump to unveil a new 'SWAT team' innovation...



Air Force captain snagged in Florida undercover sex sting
27 Mar 2017 at 5:12am

An Air Force captain driving to meet a 14-year-old a day before he was supposed to meet his wife and kids at Disney World. A 20-year-old already in a work release program after getting caught in th...



18-year-old man shot dead at Orlando park, cops say
27 Mar 2017 at 12:35am

An 18-year-old man was shot dead while hanging out at the Pleasant Valley Park Sunday night, Orlando police said. An 18-year-old man was shot dead while hanging out at the Pleasant Valley Park Sund...



Wildfire risk lurks in Florida
26 Mar 2017 at 8:26pm

The fire caused part of State Road 528 to be shut down between Orlando and the Space Coast. A fire burned last week near the north-central Florida town of Bunnell, and another one destroyed 10 home...



Antidepressant dose doubled before girl streamed her suicide
26 Mar 2017 at 4:07pm

A month before a South Florida foster child live-streamed her suicide on Facebook Live, a doctor doubled her dosage of an antidepressant. The Miami Herald reported Sunday that Zoloft was the antide...



8,000-mile ride in a prison van left this man bleeding, sleep-deprived and ne...
26 Mar 2017 at 11:44am

David Hastings stands on Black Star Canyon Road in Silverado on Thursday Hastings was a businessman living in Newport Beach in 2014 when he was arrested for a violating a no-contact restraining of ...



1 day, 10 overdose deaths: Drug epidemic strains morgues
26 Mar 2017 at 7:20am

Remember flakka, the drug that made some users tear off their clothes and run naked through the streets? That was nothing, experts say. Remember flakka, the drug that made some users tear off their...