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Kissimmee crews return home from Puerto Rico after 36 days of power restoration

Here's a reason to give thanks: After 36 days of intense work on the storm-battered island of Puerto Rico, power crews from Kissimmee Utility Authority returned home to Central Florida late Tuesday evening. The utility sent six workers and a small convoy of vehicles to San Juan on Oct. 17 to assist


Ayala confident late filing will not affect motion to seek death penalty in Kissimmee murder case

ORLANDO, Fla. - After coming under fire from Gov. Rick Scott for missing the deadline for filing her intent to seek the death penalty in a Kissimmee murder case, State Attorney Aramis Ayala said Wednesday she wasn't concerned. After several days of going back and forth with Scott's office about the


Kissimmee utility workers return home from restoring power in Puerto Rico

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - After more than a month assisting the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico in getting back on the grid, six Kissimmee Utility Authority crewmen are back home in time to spend Thanksgiving with their families. The crew left for San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 17 to help restore


Wanted 15-year-old captured at Canadian border, police say

NEPTUNE BEACH, Fla. - Police announced Friday night that an armed and dangerous 15-year-old wanted on suspicion of auto theft of his grandmother's Dodge Dart was in custody. Logan Mott was detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection after trying to enter Canada from Buffalo, New York, the Jackso

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-11-25 05:11:12

Deputies: Brevard County Jail deputy arrested for stealing money from inmate

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A 29-year-old Brevard County corrections deputy was fired Friday morning after stealing money from an inmate, Brevard County Sheriff's Office said. Felicia Renee Brown, who was was hired in December 2013, was arrested for stealing less than $100 from an inmate's release accoun

WFTV - 2017-11-24 16:13:25

Mother feels 'helpless' as 15-year-old, grandmother still missing

NEPTUNE BEACH, Fla. - With her insulin-dependent 15-year-old son going without medicine for as long as three days, the mother of a missing Sandalwood High School student said it's critical that he be found as soon as possible. Carrie Campbell-Mott The Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued a

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-11-24 12:34:16

120 evacuated from Daytona Beach apartment building after roof collapse

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - About 120 people were evacuated late Thursday from an apartment complex on the Halifax River after the roof of one of its buildings collapsed, the Daytona Beach Police Department said. The collapse happened at about 11:30 p.m. at The Overlook at Daytona apartments at Seabreeze

WFTV - 2017-11-24 11:10:14

Attorney John Morgan tweets he will not run for Fla. governor

ORLANDO, Fla. - Well-known Orlando-based attorney John Morgan tweeted Friday that he cannot "muster the enthusiasm to run for the nomination" for Florida governor. The tweet also said that it was "amazing to be leading the polls for Governor without being a candidate." Orange County approves dispen

WFTV - 2017-11-24 16:20:02

Tyler man assaulted neighbors with table leg on Thanksgiving Day, police say

A 51-year-old Tyler man faces two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after hitting two neighbors with a table leg on Thanksgiving Day, the Tyler Morning Telegraph reports. Leo Patrick Collins (Smith County jail ) Leo Patrick Collins was booked into the Smith County jail Thursday

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-24 18:58:58

TX DPS trooper killed in the line of duty identified

Authorities have identified the trooper killed during a traffic stop in Freestone County on Thanksgiving Day. He is Damon Allen from Mexia, Texas and leaves behind a wife and three children, according to a statement released from DPS Director: "Our DPS family is heartbroken tonight after one of Texa

CBS19.TV - 2017-11-24 04:19:43

Man charged with killing TX trooper has criminal past in ETX

TYLER - The man accused of killing a Texas state trooper is officially charged with capital murder. Dabrett Black, 32, is in the Brazos County jail, but he lives and has a criminal record in East Texas. In July 2017, Black was charged with assaulting a peace officer, and it's not the only time. Sm

CBS19.TV - 2017-11-25 02:36:18

Viral Video Shows Malia Obama Blowing Smoke Rings

In a viral video, former first daughter Malia Obama can be seen blowing smoke rings. Veuer's Natasha Abelard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story. In a viral video, former first daughter Malia Obama can be seen blowing smoke rings. Veuer's Natasha Abelard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story.

CBS19.TV - 2017-11-24 21:38:23

Teddy Bear Flown 200 Miles Back To It's 4-Year-Old Owner

A little girl on the Scottish island of Orkney is feeling quite grateful after her teddy bear was flown 200 miles to be back in her arms. Veuer's Natasha Abelard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story. A little girl on the Scottish island of Orkney is feeling quite grateful after her teddy bear was flown

CBS19.TV - 2017-11-24 22:47:45

Plastic bags transformed into sleeping mats for the homeless

TYLER - A group of volunteers working out of Southern Oaks Baptist Church have turned plastic bags into sleeping mats. They're better known as 'Bags of Love.' "There's a mat with a pillow inside and a carry strap that will hold the bundle," Ferna Mills, organizer, said. The bundles on average take

CBS19.TV - 2017-11-25 02:20:44

McDonald's flubs Black Friday tweet, Twitter is lovin' it

Everyone who has tried their hand at social media has likely had a moment or two of embarrassment over a misspelled word or a photo that was unintentionally sent. But when you're a giant corporation and you flub up, it is seen by thousands, and potentially millions, of other social media users. Take

KLTV - 2017-11-24 23:09:29

Authorities recover stolen vehicle from Sabine River

The Gregg County Sheriff's Department and a Gregg County Game Warden pulled a stolen car out of the Sabine River. It happened Friday at the Highway 42 Bridge and took several hours to recover. The Mustang was reported stolen Nov. 16 out of Longview and was spotted in the Sabine a week later. Deputie

KLTV - 2017-11-24 22:59:47

Opinion: Ithacans should support local businesses this holiday season

YOUR LOCAL NEWS IS MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM This opinion piece was published last year on Dec. 20 by Ithaca Voice Managing Editor Jolene Almendarez. We are republishing the same opinion piece this year to remind people of the benefits of shopping local. ITHACA, N.Y. -- If there is ever a time

ITHACAVOICE.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Ithaca court records: Man says girlfriend was cheating, set other man's house on fire

ITHACA, N.Y. - A man accused of setting a home on fire early Wednesday morning allegedly did so because he said his girlfriend was cheating on him with another man. Joshua Reeves, 31, was taken into custody around noon Wednesday after a witness turned him in to the Ithaca police shortly after the in

ITHACAVOICE.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Gaming systems on wish lists for Ithaca's Black Friday shoppers

The promise of doorbuster deals drew a modest but dedicated crowd of shoppers to the Shops at Ithaca Mall early Black Friday morning. With several shops having already opened on Thanksgiving night, Friday morning lines were bearable. Several big-box stores like Target and Best Buy opened between 6 p

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 15:15:02

A holly jolly Commons: What's coming to Ithaca this holiday season

Santa Claus and his elves arrived to downtown Ithaca in style by rappelling down Center Ithaca on Saturday, Dec. 3. Matt Weinstein / staff video Holiday trees are glittering and shop windows are filled with festive decor on the Ithaca Commons, but more holiday spirit is still to come in the city fo

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 14:28:59