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Man shot Sunday at 'after-hours' venue in Orange County, deputies say
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A man was shot Sunday morning at an after-hours event venue near Winter Park, according to officials from the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the shooting occurred around 5 a.m. at Cirilo's Event Center, located at 7448 Aloma Ave. They said both the victim and sus
Cooler weather ahead: Temps expected to drop
ORLANDO, Fla. - Colder, drier air is moving into Central Florida, certified meteorologist George Waldenberger said. The rains cleared making way for sunny skies on Sunday. Temperatures are forecast to be in the low 70s and will drop to the 40s by Monday morning, Waldenberger said.
Orlando: Check Out 5 Nearby Homes For Sale
ORLANDO, FL — When you're looking for some new digs, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a wearisome endeavor. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.
25 things to do if you’re sober in Orlando
As many things as there are to do in Central Florida, a lot of them involve drinking alcohol in some way. So for those of us looking to stay sober for a night or who don't drink at all, here are some ways you can not drink and still have fun in the Orlando area.
Restaurant wish list: Don't read this on an empty stomach
With Christmas just a few days away, we asked readers to indulge in a wish fest of dining spots they would ask Santa to bring to Marion County. We know chain restaurants have complex procedures that determine the best places to open a new location, including income levels, population densities and o
Black trash collector finds ‘slave’ doll lynched in his truck — along with racist warning
A black couple in Florida were shocked to find a “slave doll” with a seemingly threatening message for them at their shared place of work — and say their employer has yet to find out who left it.
Mother Says She Wasn't Notified of Son's Injury at Orlando Charter School
ORLANDO, Fla. -- An Orlando mother sat down with Spectrum News 13 after she says her child who suffers from a rare disability was injured at an area charter school. Woman says school didn't notify her of son's injury.
Winter Park City Commission considers more parking at MLK Jr. Park
Winter Park may add more parking near Martin Luther King Jr. Park as a response to the park’s growing popularity and influx of visitors. City Commissioners were presented with two potential options at their Dec. 10 meeting to install parking along Comstock Avenue within city right-of-way, which woul
8 injured in fiery crash on State Road 429 in Ocoee
OCOEE, Fla. - Eight people were injured Saturday evening in a fiery crash in the southbound lanes of State Road 429 in Ocoee, Orange County Fire Rescue said. The crash was reported shortly before 5:45 p.m. in the southbound lanes of State Road 429 near Franklin Street, officials said.
Largest class in Orange County Fire Rescue history graduates
ORANGE COUNTY, FLa. (FOX 35 WOFL) - The Orange County Fire Rescue force is expanding and setting records at the same time. On Friday, 39 recruits graduated at Valencia College. The Orlando Sentinel reports that this is the largest class the agency has ever had. A typical class is about 25 to 30 peop
Dogs compete at the American Kennel Club's Championship in Orange County
ORLANDO, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - Man's best friend celebrated in a big way in Central Florida this weekend. Sunday is the American Kennel Club's Championship at the Orange County Convention Center.
Louisiana vs. Tulane, Cure Bowl: TV channel, live stream, watch online, prediction, pick, odds, line
College football's bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 15, and first up is the Auto Nation Cure Bowl between Louisiana and Tulane on CBS Sports Network. Louisiana, under first-year coach Billy Napier, made it to the Sun Belt Championship Game, where the Ragin' Cajuns fell to Appalachian State. T
Windermere home invasion suspects pistol-whip, rob residents, deputies say
WINDERMERE, Fla. - Two men pistol-whipped and robbed residents of a Windermere home late Saturday night, according to officials from the Orange County Sheriff's Office. A neighbor on the homeowners association board said the home invasion occurred around 11 p.m. in the 8000 block of Leeland Archer B
Mom says 5-year-old girl walked off school campus unnoticed
ORLANDO, Fla. - A mom is demanding answers from her child's school after her 5-year-old daughter walked off campus unnoticed. Lakeysha Daye said her daughter left Orange Center Elementary School Tuesday with another classmate without permission.
Actor Gary Sinise Flies 1,000 Kids of Fallen Soldiers to Disney World
American actor Gary Sinise, who has won a Golden Globe, an Emmy Award, and who was nominated for an Academy Award for his supporting role in the 1994 smash hit, “Forrest Gump” co-starring Tom Hanks, made Christmas extra special this year for more than 1,000 children of U.S. veterans.
Sanford man arrested on child pornography charges
An online tip out of Australia led to the arrest of a Sanford man Friday on child pornography charges. Vernon Charles Wheat was arrested by agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Orlando Cybercrime Task Force on four counts of possessing material depicting sexual performance of a ch
Winter Park Memorial Hospital welcomes new high-tech training mannequin
Winter Park Memorial Hospital’s new patient breathes, blinks, talks and has a pulse, but it isn’t human. It’s Sam Winter — the new high-tech mannequin at Winter Park Memorial Hospital used to train nurses and doctors.
Former felons should ignore DeSantis and register to vote Jan. 8, Amendment 4 advocates say
Governor-elect Ron DeSantis threw a wrench Thursday into former felons’ plan to register to vote in January, leading Amendment 4 advocates to quickly jump in to insist they will regain their rights Jan. 8 whether he and the Legislature acts or not.
1,750 Gold Star family members get holiday trip to Disney World from Gary Sinise Foundation
Over 1,000 Gold Star kids who have lost parents in the military traveled to Disney World this week for a special holiday trip provided by the Gary Sinise Foundation, according to the actor. In total, Sinise's foundation flew 1,750 people to Orlando, Florida, for a holiday trip to remember.
Central Florida stores say holiday shopping is going strong
WINTER PARK — A New Winter Park boutique called Dear Jane is dressed for the holidays. Owner Megan Abide has put silver trees in the storefront window decorated with gold and pink ornaments. Illuminated snowflakes hang above porcelain wise men.