Orlando

25 ways to make the most of a rainy day in Orlando

Summer in Florida is more than blinding sunshine and humidity; there’s seemingly endless rain at times, too. Making outdoor plans can be difficult …

2011 St. Pete murder to be featured on national crime show

A 2011 St. Petersburg murder is now getting national attention.<p><b>2011 St. Pete murder to be featured on national crime show</b>• <b><br>New series "Murder Calls" to</b> …

Crime

911 caller in Fiamma workplace shooting: 'It's like something out of a movie'

The Orange County Sheriff's Office on Friday night released dramatic 911 calls from the June 5 Fiamma workplace shooting that left five people dead, …

Crime

TSA agent caught stealing cash from luggage at Orlando International Airport, cops say

A Transportation Security Administration employee was arrested Thursday after he was caught on video stealing cash from a bag going through screening …

Crime

Escape the Heat at the American Express Lounge at Universal Studios Orlando

After 3 straight days at Disneyland and averaging about 8 miles per day of walking, I was extremely excited to hear that there was an American …

Airlines

Orlando airport bans medical marijuana despite legalization

The Orlando airport appears to be taking a hard line against medical marijuana in its lobby areas, hotel and gates.<p>But a new marijuana ban there …

Cannabis

Orlando researcher seeks clues to dangerous fatty liver disease

In his lab in Lake Nona, Dr. Peter Crawford has been studying nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition that’s closely linked to obesity and type …

Medicine

Study: Most of women's college coaches are white and male

<b>ORLANDO, Fla.</b> - On the 45th anniversary of Title IX, women and people of color remain on the outside when it comes to hiring head coaches in women's …

College & University

Glastonbury to hold a minute’s silence in tribute to the victims of the London and Manchester terror attacks

Glastonbury organisers have announced a minute’s silence will be held in honour of the victims of the recent terror attacks.<p>At 10.40 this morning the …

Music Festivals

Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time

<b>by:</b> Updated: Jun 23, 2017 - 3:22 AM<p><b>WASHINGTON (AP)</b> - The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump's travel …

Judiciary

First look at Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas interior construction

Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas this month moved into the final phase of its construction when it was floated out into the water at the STX …

Cruise Ships

How the Senate's health care plan compares to House bill, Obamacare

The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Yet overall it …

Health Care

Gov. Scott signs medical marijuana bill into law

Amendment 2 is now the law of the land in Florida, but already it may end up in court.<p>Gov. Rick Scott signed the medical marijuana bill state …

Cannabis

SpaceX's Bulgarian satellite launch set for this afternoon

SpaceX’s plan to launch the first Bulgarian satellite into space will give it another go this afternoon.The company has scheduled the launch of a …

SpaceX

Disney files patent for Captain America ‘shield throwing’ experience

Disney Enterprises is developing technology that would simulate throwing Captain America’s shield, a recently-filed patent application shows.<p><b>Users</b> …

Walt Disney Company

After surviving Pulse, a battle with cancer

For the first time in his young life, Johnathan Amaya started keeping a journal.<p>His counselor recommended it two weeks after Amaya narrowly escaped …

Cancer

Phil Donahue, Eric Trump, Sean Spicer: Sunday guests

The Russia investigation, the Senate GOP health-care bill and Donald Trump coverage will be topics this Sunday morning. The lineup:<p>NBC’s <b>“Meet the</b> …

Donald Trump

State orders Poinciana HOA to throw out election

A state arbitrator on Friday sided with a homeowner who challenged the way Poinciana’s homeowners association, one of the largest in the state, held …

WKMG's Ping changed the course of Dwight, Stan and Magic history

<i>Running off at the typewriter …</i><p>WKMG-Channel 6’s decision not to renew the contract of popular sports director <b>David</b> <b>“Ping”</b> <b>Pingalore</b> seems to be yet …

Dwight Howard

Why did the Magic trade the 25th and 35th picks in a deep draft?

Remember the names.<p>Anzejs Pasecniks. Caleb Swanigan. Derrick White.<p>The Orlando Magic passed them and other prospects up by trading away the No. 25 …

NBA

Social worker, case manager scammed Medicaid out of nearly $160K, cops say

A 58-year-old social worker and his fiancée, a case manager, were arrested after authorities say they scammed Medicaid out of nearly $160,000, …

Crime

2 die in late-night crash in Volusia County

A crash in Volusia County on Thursday night left two people dead, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.The accident at Spring Garden Avenue and …

Detroit judge temporarily halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

A judge on Thursday temporarily halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians living in the Detroit area who fear torture and possible …

Immigration

WKMG: David Pingalore leaving

David Pingalore, the zany sports director known as “Ping,” is leaving WKMG-Channel 6 after 10 years, the CBS affiliate announced Thursday night.“His …

TV

Disney permit signals future work at Epcot

A recently approved permit signals parking changes could be part of the work being planned at Epcot.The South Florida Water Management District …

Walt Disney Company

Funeral services set for Florida Highway Patrol trooper killed

Funeral services for Sgt. William Trampas Bishop, who was killed on Saturday while conducting a traffic-accident investigation, has been scheduled, …

Pasco Co. to demolish Holiday Hills home to help with flooding issues

Pasco County leaders are working to fix flooding problems in a Holiday Hills neighborhood.• <b>Pasco Co. to demolish Holiday Hills home to help with</b> …

Weather

Six insurers to offer plans in Obamacare marketplace next year

Premiums for individual Obamacare plans could be on average 17.8 percent higher than what’s offered this year, according to a release by Florida …

Insurance

Power plant in east Orange is source of thunderous noise during early morning

Potentially hundreds of homes in east Orange County were jolted early Thursday morning by a loud noise from a malfuncting power plant at the city of …

Energy

Motorcyclist kicks car and triggers chain-reaction crash in apparent road-rage video

The California Highway Patrol is searching for a motorcyclist who was captured on video as he kicked a vehicle on the 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita on …

California Highway Patrol