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Robbers smash display case at Florida Mall jewelry store during business hours
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Robbers were caught on camera smashing a display case at a jewelry store in the Florida Mall Thursday evening and making off with hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of watches.
Severe storms arrive to Central Florida; tornado watch in effect for some counties
ORLANDO, Fla. - Dangerous storms arrive to Central Florida. Make sure you have at least three ways of receiving weather alerts. Expect damaging wind gusts, hail and the possibility for tornadoes to develop in Central Florida.
Judge denies request for trial delay for man accused of killing 2 Kissimmee police officers
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The man accused of shooting two Kissimmee police officers to death was back in court Thursday afternoon. Everett Miller is facing first-degree murder charges in the shooting deaths of Officer Matthew Baxter and Sgt. Sam Howard in August 2017.
Future facelift: West U.S. 192 corridor to get makeover in Osceola County
Kissimmee’s West U.S. Highway 192 tourism corridor may be getting a new look. Fresh design elements for Osceola County’s tourist main drag have been bounced around by the W192 Development Authority board for at least two years, but initial concepts finally emerged at a recent meeting April 4.
One man in custody in connection to fatal Orlando shooting
ORLANDO, Fla. - One man is custody for a shooting that left a man dead in the middle of the street, according to Orlando police. James Chambers was charged with second degree murder and two counts of attempted second degree murder for his role in the shooting death of Rodney Alexander Junior, police
Hurricane Michael Upgraded to Rare Category 5 Months After It Ravaged Florida Panhandle
(MIAMI) — Hurricane Michael, which devastated a swath of the Florida Panhandle last fall, has been upgraded to a Category 5 storm, only the fourth to make recorded landfall in the United States and the first since 1992.
Kissimmee officer almost hit by car while he was crossing the street
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Officers with the Kissimmee Police Department teamed up with Best Foot Forward on Thursday to raise driver awareness for pedestrians walking in marked crosswalks.
Storms in South kill girl in North Florida, bring tornado threat
ATLANTA (AP) — A strong storm system barreling through the South on Friday killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.
Margaritaville Resort Orlando in Kissimmee's water park to be selfie- and Instagram-worthy
A water park set to open this summer in Kissimmee will give visitors a chance to get social. Officials behind Island H2O Live!, which will be set on the sprawling Margaritaville Resort Orlando, have revealed plans to give different areas around the park social media-themed monikers.
Orlando police make arrest in Westmoreland Drive slaying
A 26-year-old man was arrested Friday on a second-degree murder charge in the slaying of a man found dead last week on Westmoreland Drive near Parramore,. James A. Chambers also is facing two counts of attempted second-degree murder, according to Orlando police.
Siakam has 30 points, Raptors top Magic 98-93 for 2-1 lead
ORLANDO, Fla. — Pascal Siakam had 30 points and 11 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 16 points and the Toronto Raptors held off the Orlando Magic 98-93 on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference first-round series.
Florida middle school girls arrested after teacher discovered their plans to kill nine people, police say
Two female students at a Florida middle school were arrested this week after a teacher discovered their plans to kill at least nine people, police say. The teacher reportedly became suspicious when she noticed the two 14-year-old girls acting "hysterical" while looking for a folder at Avon Park Midd
Florida Department of Health Urges Brevard County Residents and Visitors to Get Vaccinated Against Measles
measles was thought to be eradicated in the United States in 2000. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – With the increase in measles cases across the US, the Florida Department of Health in Brevard County (DOH-Brevard) is urging Floridians and visitors who have not been immunized to get vaccinated.
8-year-old Florida girl dies after tree falls through house during Friday's storms
LEON COUNTY, Fla. (FOX 35 ORLANDO) - The Leon County Sheriff's Office reports that an 8-year-old girl has died after a tree fell through a house during Friday's storms. It reportedly happened just after 8 a.m. on Old Woodville Highway.
Man dies after crashing into tree on State Road 50, FHP says
Florida Highway Patrol is currently investigating a crash that took the life of a man Friday morning on State Road 50 in Orange County. The crash occurred at 6:50 a.m. near St. Nicholas Avenue, said FHP spokeswoman Lt. Kim Montes.
Florida man pleads guilty to robbing 9 banks in 2 states
TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida man who was arrested in Lakeland pleaded guilty to nine bank robberies across Florida and Alabama. The U.S. Attorney's Office said Myron William Ernst, 61, of Orlando faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced.
Florida deputy reassigned after video shows him punching teen in the head
A Florida deputy was reassigned Friday after cellphone video showed him punching a teenage boy in the head during an arrest. Broward County Sheriff's deputies were called to a Tamarac shopping plaza about a large group of students who were fighting, according to an arrest report from Thursday. After
Florida man charged with threatening to kill three Democratic lawmakers
A Florida man was charged Friday with threatening to kill three Democratic members of Congress, federal prosecutors said. John Kless, 49, called the Washington offices of Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Reps. Eric Swalwell of California and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan on Tuesday and left a series o
Dog shot in Orange County, recovering after surgery
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A dog found shot in the chest with a suspected pellet gun is fighting for his life at a veterinary clinic as investigators try to find the person responsible.
Two 14-Year-Old Florida Girls Face Criminal Charges After Plotting To Kill Classmates
Two 14-year-old girls in Central Florida were taken into custody Wednesday and face nine counts of conspiracy to commit murder and three counts of conspiracy to commit kidnapping, after allegedly placing students they disliked on a "hit list."