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Fatal crash Saturday in West Orange County

Tragic crash occurred on Apopka Vineland Road at Balboa Drive Updated: 2:43 PM EDT Sep 23, 2017 Tragic crash occurred on Apopka Vineland Road at Balboa Drive One person is dead, and two others were injured Saturday afternoon, when a crash split a vehicle into pieces. The crash occurred around 1:3

WESH - 2017-09-23 18:43:00

Orlando man sentenced to 20 years for selling fentanyl that led to fatal overdose

Wesley Greer had come so far curbing his heroin addiction. He had gone through countless recovery programs, said his mother, Kristy Dyroff. Greer, 29, was about to start a new job maintaining rental properties. He had plans to marry. But he slipped backward on Aug. 18, 2015, and ordered heroin from

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

Hurricane Maria: First commercial flight from Puerto Rico to Orlando lands at OIA

ORLANDO, Fla. - The first commercial plane from Puerto Rico to Orlando International Airport since Hurricane Maria slammed the island landed Friday evening. The Spirit Airlines flight was one of 11 to leave San Juan on Friday for the mainland United States, according to FlightAware.com Puerto Rico

WFTV - 2017-09-23 02:16:54

Burglary suspects' crash at Orlando intersection, deputies say

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - At least two people are in custody after they led Orange County deputies on a chase, investigators said. Deputies said they responded to a burglary call on the north side of town just after 12 p.m. Friday. When deputies showed up, one of the accused burglars assaulted the deput

WFTV - 2017-09-22 17:04:02

Political Pulitzers aplenty: Friedman, Meacham both speak in Orlando this week

Like politics? Want to hear a nationally recognized pundit? One who has one a Pulitzer Prize? Well, you have two opportunities this week. But they're on the same day - at two different schools. Lake Highland Preparatory School is kicking off a new lecture series in high-profile fashion with Thomas F

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-23 11:45:00

Hurricane Irma insurance response team in Orlando Monday

ORLANDO, Fla. - The American Integrity Insurance Company will bring a mobile "catastrophe unit" to the Orlando area next Monday, to help customers caught in the crossfire of Hurricane Irma. The company will have a mobile office set up between 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Orangewood Church, located on

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-22 21:48:16

Power outage reported at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

Guests at Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights reported a power outage Friday night via posts on social media. Park-goers posted on Twitter and in a Facebook group devoted to Halloween Horror Nights that the power was coming off and on and that some of the houses had gone dark shortly before

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-23 02:40:00

French far-left leader rallies Macron critics to streets

PARIS (AP) - French far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon is rallying disaffected voters against President Emmanuel Macron's plan to weaken worker protections. Melenchon's party, Defiant France, says it is busing in protesters from more than 150 French towns for a protest march in Paris on Saturday. Ot

WFTV - 2017-09-23 07:22:10

J-Lo, other stars add pleas for relief to Puerto Rico

Jennifer Lopez said Thursday night that she still hasn't heard from her family in Puerto Rico - two days after Hurricane Maria slammed into the island and left millions without power, People reported. Maria's 155-mph winds ripped trees from the ground, tore roofs from buildings, and caused massive f

WFTV - 2017-09-23 10:24:57

Trump withdraws White House invitation to Golden State Warriors

President Donald Trump has withdrawn an invitation to the Golden State Warriors to visit the White House after Warrior's guard Stephen Curry told reporters on Friday that he didn't want to go. "Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team," the president tweeted Satur

WFTV - 2017-09-23 14:33:39

Brevard County officials believe Irma damage may have imperiled bridge

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. - Brevard County leaders are warning that a bridge could collapse due to storm damage from Hurricane Irma. From the road, the bridge over Sykes Creek, on Sea Ray Drive, on Merritt Island looks fine. But there are new concerns about the pilings-which suffered erosion and scourin

WFTV - 2017-09-24 01:40:19

Trump points to Iran missile test in criticizing nuke deal

Updated: Sep 23, 2017 - 9:37 PMWASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Saturday pointed to a reported missile test by Iran to renew his criticism of the nuclear agreement it reached with the U.S. and other nations. Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday displayed its latest ballistic missile capa

WFTV - 2017-09-24 01:37:49

Man wants dogs back; county claims he left them during Irma

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control took away Joseph Licata's three dogs two weeks ago, alleging he abandoned them with Hurricane Irma approaching. Licata, desperate to get his dogs back, argues he didn't abandon them. Rather, he was on vacation in London, a trip he pla

WFTV - 2017-09-24 01:28:54

Price to stop private plane use on business during review

Updated: Sep 23, 2017 - 9:25 PMWASHINGTON (AP) - Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Saturday he will stop flying private planes on official business while an internal review of the flights is being done and that he welcomes the review. Price defended the practice of using private pl

WFTV - 2017-09-24 01:25:25

Meghan Markle appears at Prince Harry's Invictus Games

TORONTO (AP) - Prince Harry's girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle, is sitting in the stands for Saturday's opening ceremony of his Invictus Games for wounded veterans in her first public appearance at a large event with him. Markle lives in Toronto, but hadn't appeared with Harry since he arr

WFTV - 2017-09-24 01:07:40

Bannon to campaign for Moore in Alabama's GOP Senate runoff

Updated: Sep 23, 2017 - 8:52 PMMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, is planning to campaign against the Trump-backed candidate in Alabama's Republican Senate primary runoff. The campaign of former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore confirms that Banno

WFTV - 2017-09-24 00:52:03

Hurricane Maria: More flights from Puerto Rico land at OIA

ORLANDO, Fla. - Flights bringing people from storm-ravaged Puerto Rico to Central Florida have begun to land at Orlando International Airport. One JetBlue flight landed from San Juan at OIA Saturday evening, bring dozens, including many with children and those with no place to stay, to Orlando. Hu

WFTV - 2017-09-24 00:51:35

Man fatally sucker punched over slice of pizza, police say

AUSTIN, Texas - Police say Nathan Marshall, 28, admitted to fatally punching a San Antonio man over a slice of pizza, court documents filed Thursday showed. The assault occurred around 2 a.m. Sunday and resulted in the death of 33-year-old Air Force veteran Marques Johnson. "Marshall stated that (Jo

WFTV - 2017-09-24 00:26:45

Corn maze marks 100 anniversary of women voting in New York

Stokoe Farms' owner Suzanne Stokoe says she wanted to honor one of Rochester's most famous citizens with the three-acre maze, which features the activist's profile and her house, which has been turned into a museum. This year is the centennial of women's voting rights in New York. Three years later,

WFTV - 2017-09-24 00:14:56

Brevard County groups providing assistance to Puerto Rico

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A number of groups in Brevard County are providing disaster relief assistance to Puerto Rico. Organizers said community groups that are involved in the local relief effort include INIT Brevard (Puerto Rican Action Initiative), CASA-Orlando (Coordinating Action, Solidarity and

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-23 23:33:13