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I-4 Ultimate workers injured in fall days after safety review, police say
ORLANDO, Fla. - Four days after work resumed on the I-4 Ultimate project following a safety review, three construction workers were injured pouring cement, Orlando police confirmed.
Orlando police officers disciplined for misusing driver's license database
ORLANDO, Fla. - Twelve Orlando police officers have been disciplined for misusing a driver's license database, officials said. The Orlando Sentinel reports internal affairs investigators found the officers were using the Driver and Vehicle Information Database for personal purposes. The database all
Air Force flyover is planned Saturday in Orlando. Find out where.
The USTA National Campus in Lake Nona is used to hosting college players. Saturday will be different. Teams from Army and Air Force are coming, and they won’t be alone. As part of the events surrounding the men’s and women’s teams from the two service academies, a flyover featuring two Air Force A-1
3 tasty businesses opening in the next week in Orlando
Guzzle down a beer, grab a quirky burger, and check out a shipping container park in Orlando this week. We’ve already shared on the crazy amount of new restaurants opening this February in Central Florida — and we’re adding to your to-do list with a few more openings:
WATCH LIVE: Orlando middle school evacuated over bomb threat, officials say
ORLANDO, Fla. - A middle school in Orlando has been evacuated due to a bomb threat, according to officials from Orange County Fire Rescue. Officials said they were informed of a written bomb threat at Timber Springs Middle School just before 10:30 a.m. Friday. Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom get engaged on Valentine's Day
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom got engaged in a romantic Valentine's Day proposal, after dating each other on-and-off for three years. Multiple fan accounts of the singer went wild after Perry's mom, Mary Hudson, posted screenshots of the proposal from Valentine's Day.
Orlando Ballet set to perform 'Bailamos!' at the Dr. Phillips Center
“Bailamos!” WHEN: 7:30 p.m Friday, Feb. 15; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17. WHERE: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando.
Hickey on girl's neck leads to arrest of South Florida man
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - A man accused of inappropriately touching a teenage girl at a South Florida park last summer, giving her a hickey, was arrested on Valentine's Day. Terrence Wilkins, 28, faces a charge of lewd or lascivious battery on a 13-year-old girl.
Winter Park Weekend of the Arts returns
This weekend, Winter Park celebrates its commitment to arts and culture with a celebration that includes plenty of free events. And even better news: It’s a holiday weekend, so there are four days to take in the city’s amenities.
Orlando man gets 23 years for crime spree from Apopka to Eustis
ORLANDO — A federal judge sentenced an Orlando man to 23 years in prison in an attempted carjacking in Eustis and pulling off a carjacking in Apopka before leading law enforcement officers on a chase.
Man complains Orlando officer punched, kicked him in the face in newly released footage
ORLANDO, Fla. - Newly released body camera footage shows a burglary suspect complaining that an Orlando police officer punched him and kicked him in the face. The officer in that case, identified as Dana Hilliker, is on administrative duty while a review is conducted into claims that he used excessi
2 Dead, 2 Wounded From Shooting at Florida Basketball Court
Authorities says two people were killed and two others were wounded from a gun fight at an outdoor basketball court in Florida. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office tweeted Friday that multiple people started shooting at each other Thursday night at a basketball court in a city park.
Surging Orlando band the Sh-Booms to be featured on Little Steven's Underground Garage this weekend
Orlando garage-soul heroes the Sh-Booms have been on that grind heavy, y’all. Their hard work and greasy shine have been gathering national notice for a little while now like on NPR.
Black Heart Social Club wallows in the heartbreak at Will's Pub
Valentine’s Day isn’t just about love or genitals; it’s also about heartbreak. Will’s Pub gives you the chance to wallow in that fact with a night of covers of the saddest songs ever written, as selected by Mike Dunn & Co., Day Joy, and Cat Ridgeway & the Tourists. Enjoy sad drink specials, a sad DJ
Picture-perfect weekend on tap in Orlando area
ORLANDO, Fla. - Yes, it's still winter, but you wouldn't know it by the weather -- even by Florida standards. Highs ranging from the upper 70s to the mid-80s are expected through next week.
Non-Credible Threat Forces Timber Springs MS Evacuation
ORLANDO, Fla. — The principal of Timber Springs Middle School issued a message to parents on Friday that as a precaution, the school was evacuated and students and staff were safe. It turns out the threat was not credible.
Boy brought BB gun on Orange County school bus, pointed it at students, school says
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Administrators at an elementary school say they are looking into why a kindergartner brought a BB gun on a school bus and pointed it at students. A parent reached out to Channel 9 after receiving a voicemail on Wednesday from Hidden Oaks Elementary Principal Kenisha Holmes, who
CDC warns flu season not over just yet
ORLANDO, Fla. (FOX 35 Orlando) - Don’t pack away the hand sanitizer yet. Flu season is far from over and the Centers for Disease Control warns the number of cases has yet to peak.
Orange County courthouse holds special group wedding ceremony on Valentine’s Day
ORLANDO, Fla. - Love songs rang out in the Orange County courthouse while couples lined up to vow their lives to each other. For the first time, the courthouse held a group wedding ceremony in the rotunda on Thursday afternoon for a special Valentine’s Day service.
Orange jail officer arrested on domestic violence charges, accused of choking, threatening to shoot woman
An Orange County corrections officer was relieved of duty without pay Thursday after he was arrested overnight in a domestic violence incident, jail spokeswoman Tracy Zampaglione said.