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WATCH: DNA expert testifies in downtown Orlando security guard's murder trial

ORLANDO, Fla. - A DNA expert is testifying Monday in the murder trial of a man accused of raping and killing a 27-year-old woman at her downtown Orlando apartment. Police said Stephen Duxbury strangled Sasha Samsudean in October 2015 at the Uptown Place apartments after she returned from a night out

WFTV - 2017-11-20 14:03:26

Testimony continues in Orlando security guard murder trial

ORLANDO, Fla. - A DNA expert is expected to take the stand as prosecutors continue to lay out their case against accused killer Stephen Duxbury. The former security guard is accused of killing Sasha Samsudean, 27 at the Uptown Place Apartments in 2015. On Friday, jurors heard from an expert who te

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-11-20 13:09:40

UCF student killed in crash to be honored in Rose Bowl parade

ORLANDO, Fla. - A UCF student who died in a crash in 2014 will be honored during the Tournament of Roses Parade in California. Brooke Dawkins was 19 years old when a truck hit and killed her near the university's campus nearly four years ago. Her organs were later used to save four lives and restor

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-11-20 12:24:24

A Florida church is warning guests that they are 'heavily armed'

Because nothing says "sanctuary" like a room full of guns, a church in Florida has decided to place some very welcoming signs on their doors warning would-be bad guys that "we are heavily armed." The signs, located at The River at Tampa Bay Church, read: "PLEASE KNOW THIS IS NOT A GUN FREE ZONE," i

ORLANDOWEEKLY.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

2 men lead Sanford police on chase

SANFORD, Fla. - Two men remained at large early Monday after leading police on a chase, the Sanford Police Department said. An officer tried to stop a Nissan car on South Orlando Drive, but the driver fled, police said. Police said they deployed stop sticks, which flattened the car's tires, but the

WFTV - 2017-11-20 11:52:49

Tartine Wine Bar and Eaterie coming to College Park

Croissant Gourmet in College Park is about to get trs gourmet. Chef Pete Morales, former executive chef at F&D Kitchen & Bar in Lake Mary, is partnering up with Croissant Gourmet chef/owner Francois Cahange to open a neighborhood bote in the Croissant Gourmet space on Edgewater Drive. Tartine Win

ORLANDOWEEKLY.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

UCF outlines plan to find its next president

ORLANDO, Fla. - The University of Central Florida outlined it's aggressive search for a new president, following the retirement announcement of President John Hitt. UCF Board of Trustees chairman Marcos Marchena is leading the effort to find the university's fifth president. In a board of trustees

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-11-20 18:31:26

Della Reese, 'Touched by an Angel' actress, dies

LOS ANGELES - Della Reese, singer and "Touched by an Angel" actress, has died, according to her family. Reese was 86. We'll post more details shortly. LOS ANGELES - Della Reese, singer and "Touched by an Angel" actress, has died, according to her family. Reese was 86. We'll post more details sh

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-11-20 18:31:40

Doug Jones meets with supporters in Ensley

Shelby Isaac was found guilty on two counts of second-degree murder in the shooting and killing E.J. Tate, his girlfriend Edwina Thomas, and their unborn child in January 2016. More >> Shelby Isaac was found guilty on two counts of second-degree murder in the shooting and killing E.J. Tate, his girl

WSFA - 2017-11-19 05:00:06

Long list of Alabama pastors sign letter saying Senate candidate Roy Moore 'not fit for office'

Updated: 7:09 PM CST Nov 17, 2017 A list of pastors who believe Roy Moore is not fit to serve in the U.S. Senate continues to grow tonight. The letter begins with the following: "Under ordinary circumstances, we clergy refrain from speaking directly about political candidates, and only speak to i


Alabama teen's science project a breast cancer breakthrough

When you picture a high school student's science project, you think baking soda volcano or the like. What you don't expect is an honest-to-goodness breakthrough in breast cancer research. Kenneth Jiao, a 17-year-old senior at Indian Springs High School in Pelham, just took our expectations and spewe

AL.COM - 2017-11-19 13:22:57

Look Back ... to fire striking Hobson City school, 1942

Nov. 20, 1942, in The Star: Fire of undetermined origin destroyed a major portion of the Calhoun County Training School in Hobson City around 10 o'clock last night, the loss exceeding $10,000, partially covered by insurance. Principal C. E. Hanna made arrangements, even while the fire was raging, fo

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-20 15:15:00

The Weather Authority | Dry With Cool Days and Chilly Nights

SUB-FREEZING START: This is the first widespread freeze of the season for much of Alabama, and wraps up the 2017 growing season. Some temperatures around daybreak... Black Creek 21 Russellville 21 Cottondale 23 Valley Head 23 Cullman 24 Haleyville 24 Pell City 25 Gadsden 25 Concord 25 Coker 27 Besse

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:47:58

86 Alabama Baptist pastors sign letter against sex abuse

More than 85 pastors at Southern Baptist-affiliated churches in Alabama have signed a letter this week saying they denounce sexual abuse against women, although the letter does not mention U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. As of today there were at least 86 signees including the current president of


Christmas cheer marches into Methuen

The annual Santa parade drew hundreds out in the hopes of catching a glimpse of St. Nick waving to the crowds from his perch atop a cherry red firetruck in Methuen Saturday. The parade stretched down Pelham St., as viewers lined the sidewalks. Jayson Cajoux, 3, stomped his feet, imitating the march

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 07:00:00

Haverhill MBTA Train Derails in Andover

Photo courtesy of the MBTA. Workers clear train 208 after a "slow speed derailment" Monday, Nov. 20. (Photograph courtesy of the MBTA.) Merrimack Valley straphangers experienced a longer than usual Monday morning commute this morning when MBTA train no. 208 derailed shortly after leaving the Haverhi

WHAV.NET - 2017-11-20 11:12:05

Man stabbed in Lowell, uncooperative with police

LOWELL -- Police are investigating a stabbing that took place on Queens Street at around 2:10 p.m. Sunday. The male victim, who was stabbed in the arm, refused medical treatment, according to Lowell Police Capt. Jonathan Webb. Webb added that the unidentified male that suffered the stab wound has

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-19 20:56:24

Authorities: Teen killed in ATV crash

A 15-year-old Wilmington boy was found dead yesterday morning next to an all-terrain vehicle authorities said he was riding on private property in Tewksbury. Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan's office said although the investigation into his death remains open, "no foul play is suspected."

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Haverhill kicks off the holidays with Christmas parade

HAVERHILL - Hundreds of Merrimack Valley locals lined the streets in Haverhill to wave to old St. Nick Sunday afternoon as he cruised by in style atop a beaming red firetruck instead of his classic reindeer and sleigh ensemble. The 53rd annual VFW Santa Parade kicked off at 1 p.m. The route began in

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 01:25:01

UPDATE: Buses pick up passengers from derailed train, also take commuters from Haverhill station to other trains

MBTA released via Twitter that "personnel are on scene near Ballardvale working to clear Train 208, which experienced a slow speed derailment earlier this AM, as quickly & safely as possible." The MBTA said that as of 9:15 a.m. Monday, several buses were at the Ballardvale commuter train station wai

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 14:40:00