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Sanford man charged in wife's brutal killing couldn't answer basic questions afterward, recording shows
The Sanford man accused of killing and mutilating his wife of 26 years in August sounded dazed in an interview with detectives the night of the incident, unable to tell them how old he was or identify the president of the United States.
Bomb threat hoax impacts Central Florida
SANFORD, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Several schools in Central Florida were forced to go into lockdown after threats were emailed to nearby businesses as part of a nationwide hoax. Now investigators are trying to figure out who sent the threats to locations across the country.
Deputies: Deltona woman, Sanford man linked to 14 burglaries in 2 weeks
DELTONA, Fla. - A 21-year-old Deltona woman and a 21-year-old Sanford man have been linked to 14 home burglaries during the span of two weeks, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said.
Sanford: A surprising Florida find in Central Florida
Nestled 20 miles northeast of Orlando, an artistic community awaits in Sanford. It presents travelers with a dedicated historic district, a walkable riverfront on the southern shores of Lake Monroe at the head of the beautiful St. Johns River, and the celebrated Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Café. It is
UPS employee among 3 arrested for Seminole County porch pirate scheme
LAKE MARY, Fla. - A seasonal UPS employee is accused of helping two suspects steal packages from a home in Lake Mary, according to officials from the Seminole County Sheriff's Office.
'Orlando classic' German restaurant Bauern-Stube closes
Bauern-Stube, the long-lived authentic German restaurant in south Orlando, has been shut down. The German eatery has long ranked high among fans of the cuisine in the Orlando Sentinel’s annual Foodie Awards along with Sanford’s Hollerbach’s Willowtree Cafe.
Tiki Bar opening in Sanford
Soon people in downtown Sanford will be able to escape to a tropical getaway — while sipping on a rum drink — without leaving the Central Florida city. The Suffering Bastard tiki bar will be opening in spring 2019 in downtown Sanford. The space is within the building housing Tuffy's Bottle Shop & Lo
Bring your Disney collectibles: Toy buyer says theme park gear is in high demand
The G.I. Joe’s, Barbies and Hot Wheels are always in high demand, but collectible toy merchant Joel Magee says there is suddenly high demand for vintage merchandise from theme parks such as Disney World.
Man pleads no contest to murder charges of girlfriend and her son
SANFORD, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - Allen Cashe has plead no contest to charges of first-degree premeditated murder. Police say that he shot his girlfriend, her two children, her father, and two bystanders back in March 2017.
Volusia County schools conduct first code red drill
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - Volusia County Schools hosted its first code red drill Thursday to prepare students in the event of an active shooter on campus. A spokesperson for the district said this is the first time Volusia County Schools conducted the Code Red 2 Practice Drill. The district said school
No baloney: Florida deputies seek man who stuffed sandwich down pants
LAKELAND, Fla. - No crime is too small for deputies in Central Florida. Polk County Sheriff’s Office officials said they are searching for a man they say stuffed a foot-long submarine sandwich down the front of his pants.
Allen Cashe take plea deal in Sanford mass shooting of 6 that killed mother and child
The Sanford man who shot six people, including two children, with an AK-47 last year pleaded to several charges Monday after accepting a deal that spared him from the death penalty.
Seminole County schools on lockdown after nationwide hoax
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Several schools in Seminole County were placed on lockdowns Thursday after a threat was called into a nearby business, Seminole County Public School officials said.
Deputies: Student brings loaded gun to Volusia County high school
PORT ORANGE, Fla. - A 17-year-old Daytona Beach boy was arrested Wednesday after bringing a loaded gun to Atlantic High School in Port Orange, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said.
Deputies searching for three men who burglarized dollar store, crashed stolen car
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputies said they are searching for at least three men suspected of burglarizing a Dollar General and fleeing in a stolen car Thursday morning.
Stormy night ahead: Strong storms move into Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. - Strong to severe storms are moving into Central Florida, chief meteorologist Tom Terry said Friday afternoon. The storms are producing a lot of wind, so the main threats are damaging straight-line wind and isolated tornadoes, Terry said.
Woman battered by man after holding the door open for him
ORLANDO, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - The Orlando Police Department says that a woman in her 60s was battered by a man after holding the door open for him at the Citgo on Pershing Avenue. He then stole her wallet.
Police: Two suspects dead after carjacking, police chase ends in crash
PORT ORANGE, Fla. - Two suspects in a Daytona Beach carjacking are dead after they crashed in Port Orange following a police chase, according to the Port Orange Police Department.
Adoption fee is only $12 this month at Animal Services
Everyone wants to be home for the holidays – including the loveable pets up for adoption at the Osceola County Animal Shelter. To celebrate Christmas and spread awareness about shelter pets throughout Central Florida, adoption fees for dogs and cats have been reduced to $12 all December long.
Central Florida car wash cleanses more than vehicles
SANFORD, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - Drive into Sanford's Teen Challenge Car Wash any afternoon and you'll find several young men working very hard. They take great pride in the thorough washes they give, by hand.