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Body of missing Brevard mom of 4 found in Osceola County

COCOA, Fla. (FOX 35 Orlando) - The body of a missing Brevard County mother has been located in Osceola County, authorities say. Detectives and crime scene technicians were at a remote area near Nova Road and Deer Park Rd.,


'No one wants to see that': Man says someone was watching him through his Nest camera

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - A Kissimmee man said he was going through his morning routine when he walked out of his apartment bathroom and realized his Nest security camera was on. Adam King said he then heard a voice he did not recognize.


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.


Universal: New packages for Mardi Gras parade, Bayou Boil

Universal Studios is offering new add-on packages during its Mardi Gras event; one will spotlight Cajun food, while the other clears the way for seating during the New Orleans-style parade and the theme park’s Cinematic Celebration end-of-night spectacular.


"I-4 Ultimate" Workers Re­portedly Injured in Downtown Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Less than two weeks after an "I-4 Ultimate" project worker was fatally injured on the job, transportation officials are responding to an "incident" in which several workers may have been hurt.


Going over the edge of 428-foot building for Give Kids village

Karen Skilling loves Kissimmee-based nonprofit Give Kids the World so much, she scaled a 32-story building to raise money for it. She was one of 60 people who took the 428-foot plunge last week and repelled down the side of the Hyatt Regency on International Drive - one of Orlando’s tallest building


Enough fentanyl to kill more than 1,000 found in Florida high school

(WBBH) - Enough fentanyl to kill more than 1,000 people, along with cocaine and marijuana, were found in a student's book bag at Florida's Lehigh Senior High School on Tuesday.


Love is in the Air: Osceola Couples Say “I Do” on Valentine’s Day

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — “Love is in the air” on Valentine's Day, and for the Osceola County courthouse, it’s been a busy holiday. Couples get married at Osceola courthouse on Valentine's Day.


Florida man got $980k tax refund, but he shouldn't have, feds say

A Florida man received a huge IRS refund by falsely claiming he paid $1 million in taxes, authorities said Friday. The IRS has recouped much of the $980,000 refund from Tampa resident Ramon Christopher Blanchett, who federal prosecutors said told a seven-digit lie on his 2016 income tax returns.


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


A look back at Parkland, one year later: How a mass shooting shaped school safety in Osceola County and the nation

A tragic memory undercuts the cheerful pink posters and cupid-themed décor visible at many public schools across Florida today. That’s because a year ago on Feb. 14, 2018, a 19-year-old gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida - killing 17 people and wounding o


Rodeo family reflects on 75 years of Silver Spurs

To get to Martha Booth’s home in St. Cloud, one has to drive into the pastoral ranch land of Osceola County, eventually turning off the highway and taking dirt roads through several pastures to her door. It seems miles away from everything, but it isn’t too far from where Booth, 67, grew up, and it’


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.


El Niño is here, what it means to Florida

El Niño spent the fall and early winter flirting with the Earth, warming up the equatorial Pacific but not making the connection with the atmosphere above. The coupling, however, is now complete, and the Climate Prediction Center declared Thursday that the global pattern often responsible for wetter


Give Kids the World Village Opens New Swing Ride

KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Give Kids The World Village in Kissimmee debuted a new accessible swing ride on Thursday. Kelly's Sunny Swing lets those who can't transfer from wheelchairs the opportunity to experience what it's like to ride a swing.


Florida couple accused of starving newborn

TITUSVILLE, Fla. - A Florida couple has been accused of starving their baby. According to WESH 2 News, police saw the son of 20-year-old Julia French and 31-year-old Robert Buskey with sunken eyes, loose skin and ribs and other bones showing.


After step-back season, Brian McCann makes his return to Braves camp feeling healthiest in years

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Brian McCann that returned to Atlanta’s clubhouse for Friday’s report day for pitchers and catchers at is a little older than the one Braves fans remember — now 34 — and is coming off the least productive season of his 14-year career.


5th Suspect Sought in Alex Correa Home Invasion Murder

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orange County investigators are searching for a fifth and final suspect in the murder of Alex Correa, who was killed during a home invasion last month. Deputies said Friday they’re looking for Ramon Fernandez, 29, of Orlando, and are asking for the public's help in finding him.


Wayne Liebnitzky files for Osceola County Commission

Two-time congressional candidate Wayne Liebnitzky filed Friday to run for the Osceola County Board of Commissioners, for the seat being vacated by Fred Hawkins. Liebnitzky, a Republican, is an engineer and entrepreneur who owns an industrial tool business in St. Cloud. He filed Friday to run for the


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.