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Trees fall onto Lake Mary home

A couple is dealing with a huge setback after suffering minimal damage from Hurricane Irma. Donna Lake said she heard something that shook her home, and when she walked out her front door saw bushes and limbs blocking the entrance. The damage is usually often heard about minutes and hours after a ma

WESH - 2017-09-22 21:32:00

Irma damages exceed $450 million

The damage toll from Hurricane Irma continued to mount in Volusia and Flagler counties this week, as property appraisers' employees in both counties completed their final assessments. In the two counties, 7,407 properties were affected in some way by the storm, totaling $451,114,015 in damages. That

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 00:25:23

Bicyclist killed in crash near Winter Springs

A 49-year-old bicyclist was hit and killed while trying to cross a road near Winter Springs Friday night. Florida Highway Patrol troopers did not immediately release the Winter Springs woman's name because her family had not been notified. They are still investigating the crash. The woman was riding

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-23 12:57:00

Bicyclist killed trying to cross Winter Springs road, troopers say

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. - A bicyclist is dead after being hit while trying to cross a Winter Springs road late Friday, the Florida Highway Patrol said. 'Creepy' man who asked teens if they danced naked may face charges,... Winter Springs police reopen roads after destroying suspicious package FWC warn

WFTV - 2017-09-23 15:04:14

Golden Triangle train service on hold due to graffiti

Six vintage Amtrak train cars parked in Apopka on their way to the Tavares train station at Wooton Park will remain where they are because of an unsolicited paint job one received this week. A company that specializes in recreating 1950s and '60s-era rides when streamlined passenger trains once serv

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-09-23 01:09:47

Search underway for Jared jewelry armed robbers, Altamonte Springs police say

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. - A search is underway for the two armed robbers who stole jewelry from Jared in Altamonte Springs, police say. The robbery happened at 9 p.m. Thursday when a two men in ski masks one with a gun, the other with a hammer-like tool walked into the store, police said. The robb

WFTV - 2017-09-22 20:03:59

Sinkhole-related 'depression' closes northbound S.R. 429 lanes

Central Florida Expressway Authority spokesman Brian Hutchings talks about the depression, thought to be related to a sinkhole, in the northbound lanes of the new S.R. 429 extension, about a mile south of Kelly Park Road, in Apopka, Fla., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel) Centra

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-22 19:26:48

Congested stretch of Maitland Boulevard will shift onto new roadway Monday

Drivers who use a busy stretch of Maitland Boulevard will ride to work on a new, elevated roadway Monday morning, as construction wraps up on a major makeover that led to longer commutes for many. Shifting westbound Maitland Boulevard into its "final configuration" will alter traffic patterns at Int

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-22 20:05:00

49-year-old bicyclist killed in Seminole County crash, FHP says

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - A 49-year-old woman was killed Friday night after she was hit while riding her bicycle in Seminole County, Florida Highway Patrol officials said. The woman, who has not been identified, was riding east on Lake Drive near Huntridge Way around 11:15 p.m. in front of a Honda dr

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-23 14:29:30

Some businesses have struggled without power following Hurricane Irma

Steve White, owner of Porkie's Original BBQ in Apopka, was closed for abut 10 days due to HurricaneIrma and lack of electrical power. Just like everybody else at home and at businesses, Steve White got ready for Hurricane Irma by battening down the hatches at his barbecue restaurant, Porkie's Origi

THEAPOPKACHIEF.COM - 2017-09-22 18:44:15

Traffic shift for I-4 westbound near Maitland starts Monday

Updated: 5:29 PM EDT Sep 22, 2017 If you want to travel on I-4 Westbound from Maitland, your commute will look different. A major traffic shift in Orange County will be phased in over the weekend and should be ready for Monday's morning commute. The shift is part of I-4 Ultimate and as Dave McDani

WESH - 2017-09-22 21:29:00

Big Drive: Changes coming this weekend near Hope Road, Maitland Boulevard

MAITLAND, Fla. - A major traffic shift is set to take place this weekend along westbound Maitland Boulevard. "Right now we're standing on the newly elevated westbound Maitland Boulevard roadway," Florida Department of Transportation spokeswoman Jessica Ottaviano said. "Come this weekend we're actua

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-22 18:09:15

Experts: Worst of Withlacoochee flooding yet to come

Forecasters should have a better idea next week on how bad the flooding will be along the Withlacoochee River in Citrus County. But rest assured, it's coming and should occur later this month or into October. "If you live on the river, please take the necessary precautions," said Mark Fulkerson, sen

RIVERLAND NEWS - 2017-09-23 01:02:00

Florida family looks forward after losing home to sinkhole

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida family will soon be searching for a new place to gather after their home of nearly five decades was lost to a sinkhole. Elena Hale said cracks began appearing in the wall of her grandparents' Apopka home Monday night, and the wall was separating from the ceiling when they woke

WFTV - 2017-09-22 17:36:55

Debris contractor ditches Volusia County, cities

As Volusia County officials watched Hurricane Irma head in their direction Sept. 8, they activated their contracted hauler in anticipation of the debris that would soon begin piling up in front of homes. But the County Manager's Office received an unexpected response from AshBritt Environmental, Dep

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 01:02:30

Oviedo veterinarian accused of drugging, molesting teen girl, police say

OVIEDO, Fla. - An Oviedo veterinarian is behind bars after police say he drugged and raped a teenage girl in his home three years ago. Scott Langton, 42, faced a judge on a charge of sexual battery, court records show. Mount Dora HS counselor molested teen at school, police say Softball coach accu

WFTV - 2017-09-22 21:10:43

Altamonte Springs police investigating jewelry store robbery

Altamonte Springs police are investigating after two men robbed a jewelry store Thursday. The men, armed with a hammer and gun, walked into the Jared Galleria of Jewelry on East Altamonte Drive, according to police spokeswoman Evelyn Estevez. They smashed a display case and took an unknown amount of

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-22 15:40:00

SunRail train kills pedestrian, Longwood police say

LONGWOOD, Fla. - Longwood police are investigating a pedestrian that was struck and killed by a SunRail train Thursday afternoon, police said. The man was hit by the train at 2:56 p.m. near the intersection of State Road 434. The train stopped shortly after near the intersection of Ronald Regan Bou

WFTV - 2017-09-21 20:35:55

Police look for two men in connection to jewelry store heist

Men accused of robbing Jared the Galleria of Jewelry in Altamonte ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. - Officials said they are looking for two males who are accused of robbing an Altamonte Springs jewelry store by using a gun and hammer tool while employees were still inside Thursday evening. Police said the

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-22 09:53:41

Charges reduced for man accused in Seminole High student's stabbing death

SANFORD, Fla. - A teenage boy was fatally stabbed during an attempted robbery Tuesday afternoon at an apartment complex, the Sanford Police Department said. The victim was identified as 16-year-old Kaleb Rabun, who attended Seminole High School in Sanford. Sanford police said Wednesday that Justin

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-21 11:21:39