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Winter Park home on Lake Maitland sells for $7.25 million

At $7.25 million, this is the second most expensive home sale in Winter Park's history. The 10,000+ square foot home is on Via Lugano on Lake Maitland. The property is 3.36 acres, and the home was built in 2015.


Traveling through Winter Park this weekend? Beware of this road closure

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - One of the main roads to get from one side of the interstate to the other in Winter Park is closing this weekend. Fairbanks Avenue under I-4 closes Friday night and won't open back up until the beginning of the work week.


Man in Tennessee arrested in fatal shooting outside downtown Orlando nightclub

ORLANDO, Fla. - A man was arrested Thursday evening in Tennessee in connection with a January fatal shooting outside a downtown Orlando nightclub, the United States Marshals Service said.


Winter Park police still searching for three suspects

The Winter Park Police Department still is searching for three suspects following a series of three unrelated crimes in the last few weeks. A suspect is still on the loose following a residential burglary in Winter Park Wednesday, March 27. Officers responded to the scene at around 2:02 p.m. and a w


Severe storms arrive to Central Florida; tornado watch in effect for some counties

ORLANDO, Fla. - Dangerous storms arrive to Central Florida. Make sure you have at least three ways of receiving weather alerts. Expect damaging wind gusts, hail and the possibility for tornadoes to develop in Central Florida.


Watch Orlando’s Terrence Ross drain halfcourt buzzer beater just before half

Back on their home court, the Orlando Magic were hanging right with the Toronto Raptors in Game 3 of their first-round series. It looked like the Magic would go into halftime down by at least six, and then Terrence Ross did this.


Dog shot in Orange County, recovering after surgery

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A dog found shot in the chest with a suspected pellet gun is fighting for his life at a veterinary clinic as investigators try to find the person responsible.


Orlando police make arrest in Westmoreland Drive slaying

A 26-year-old man was arrested Friday on a second-degree murder charge in the slaying of a man found dead last week on Westmoreland Drive near Parramore,. James A. Chambers also is facing two counts of attempted second-degree murder, according to Orlando police.


Altamonte Springs man killed when SUV collided with FedEx truck on Florida's Turnpike, FHP says

An Altamonte Springs man was killed and several people were injured when an SUV collided with a FedEx truck on Florida’s Turnpike in Orange County early Friday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.


Florida deputy reassigned after video shows him punching teen in the head

A Florida deputy was reassigned Friday after cellphone video showed him punching a teenage boy in the head during an arrest. Broward County Sheriff's deputies were called to a Tamarac shopping plaza about a large group of students who were fighting, according to an arrest report from Thursday. After


Winter Park High School community remembers Derek Gwinn

He was larger than life — yet life was never about him. The Winter Park High School community is mourning the loss of a loving father, son, mentor, friend and graduate in Derek Gwinn, who died suddenly April 3. He was 58.


Casselberry family says they woke up to find their fence vandalized

CASSELBERRY, Fla. - A couple in Casselberry woke up to vandalism painted on their fence Friday morning. Someone used orange paint asking them to move out of the neighborhood. WFTV reporter Jeff Levkulich spoke with residents and learned not all has been quiet in the neighborhood in the last couple o


Video shows smash-and-grab robbery at Florida Mall jewelry store

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Witness video shows four people in dark-colored clothing using hammers to smash the display glass at a Florida Mall jewelry store and steal the valuables inside.


Man Dead After Vehicle Strikes Tree in Orange County Crash

ORLANDO, Fla. — One person was killed Friday morning when a vehicle crashed into a tree in the Christmas area. Vehicle vs. tree crash on Colonial Drive in Christmas. Florida Highway Patrol troopers responded to the crash on Colonial Drive near St. Nicholas Avenue just before 7 a.m.


Toronto defeats Orlando in Game 3, Raptors lead series 2-1

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Toronto Raptors defeated the Orlando Magic 98-93 in Game 3 of the first round matchup of the NBA Playoffs. The Raptors now lead the series 2-1. This was the first time in seven years the Magic have had a home playoff game.


NFL star Ha Ha Clinton-Dix buys $1.425 million lakefront mansion in Sanford

An NFL Pro Bowl safety just bought a lakefront estate home that was built with fun in mind. Orlando native Ha Ha Clinton-Dix paid $1.425 million for an estate home on a double lot on the north side of Sylvan Lake in Sanford, according to a report in GrowthSpotter.


Free cookies, sushi joints and more 4/20 deals being offered in Orlando tomorrow

Recreational marijuana isn't legal in Florida but that hasn't stopped local restaurants and business from offering sweet 4/20 deals tomorrow. Here are all the Saturday deals being offered in Orlando that we've heard about so far:


Storms in South kill girl in North Florida, bring tornado threat

ATLANTA (AP) — A strong storm system barreling through the South on Friday killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.


Future of Cas­sel­berry's Deer Run Golf Course Uncertain

CASSELBERRY, Fla. -- People living in the Deer Run community of Casselberry say they feel ambushed after learning the Country Club at Deer Run could close by year's end. The Country Club at Deer Run could close by the end of the year.


Storm causes ground stop at Orlando International Airport, power outages

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch across all of Central Florida with warnings of wind gusts that could reach 70 mph. The storm has caused a ground stop at Orlando International Airport and more than 2,500 power outages in Central Florida.