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World Trade Center beam moving to The Avenue Viera
22 May 2017 at 5:08pm
Firefighters petitioned the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for a piece of World Trade Center in 2012, and the beam arrived three years later, in August 2015.         

Police: Boy suspected of burning books for social media, causing West Melbou...
22 May 2017 at 4:42pm
Several wooded lots were reportedly on fire as crews worked to contain blaze         

Woman gets trapped inside Titusville CVS
22 May 2017 at 3:33pm
A woman called 911 after getting stuck inside a Titusville CVS store after it closed.         

911 call: Woman gets stuck inside Titusville CVS
22 May 2017 at 3:30pm
911 audio from when a woman was trapped inside a Titusville CVS Friday night.         

Woman claims to be God, moves into Melbourne Beach mansion
22 May 2017 at 3:27pm
Woman booked into jail after claiming she was God and that angels bought her a two-story Melbourne Beach home         

Woman claiming to be God moves into Melbourne Beach home
22 May 2017 at 3:25pm
A 36-year-old woman who told police she's God and that angels bought her a $1.3 million beachside mansion, was booked into jail after officers said she moved into the home while the homeowners were...

Medical marijuana dispensary rules debated by commissioners
22 May 2017 at 3:19pm
Brevard County commissioners are struggling to figure out how to regulate medical marijuana treatment centers.         

Republican Liberty Caucus head White running for governor
22 May 2017 at 2:57pm
Robert "Bob" White seeks to position himself in the 2018 election as an outsider who will fight political establishment.         

Photos: Brush fire in Melbourne
22 May 2017 at 2:53pm
        

Palm Bay's Holton gives back money to veterans group
22 May 2017 at 2:31pm
Says he wants "to remove even the appearance of impropriety regarding the air conditioner repair I received in 2015."         

News - Orlando Sentinel
At least 19 people are confirmed dead, 50 injured at Ariana Grande concert in...
22 May 2017 at 6:56pm

An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack.

Greater Manc...



Magic hire Raptors' Jeff Weltman as president of basketball operations
22 May 2017 at 7:00pm

The Orlando Magic hired Toronto Raptors general manager Jeff Weltman as their president of basketball operations on Monday, league sources confirmed to the Orlando Sentinel.

Weltman spent the last ...



Calculating visitor numbers? It's complicated
22 May 2017 at 3:00pm

The tourism marketing organizations for Orlando and Florida both reported record numbers of visitors in 2016.

But how do they know?

The process of calculating visitors is far from an exact science,...



Marco Rubio on Trump: 'People got what they voted for'
22 May 2017 at 9:10am

Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has a message for voters: You wanted President Donald Trump? You got him.

?I don't understand why people are that shocked,? Rubio told CBS Face the Nation on Sunday. ?...



Local contractors seek work as KPMG breaks ground on $430M training center
22 May 2017 at 1:40pm

As KPMG officially kicked off work Monday on its $430 million training center in Lake Nona, Gov. Rick Scott used the event to blast the Legislature for cutting incentive money that he said brings d...



Orange County Jail mug shots
22 May 2017 at 10:20am

View the latest Orange County Jail mug shots by clicking here

Disclaimer: These photographs and charges are provided by Orange County Corrections of people booked into the Orange County Jail during...



Man whose behavior forced emergency landing at Orlando airport told cops he w...
22 May 2017 at 2:20pm

A passenger who caused a disturbance that forced an Air Canada flight to make an emergency landing in Orlando told an investigator he took cocaine an hour before his flight, his lawyer said Monday....



Graffiti scrawled on Confederate statue at Lake Eola Park
22 May 2017 at 8:55am

Someone scrawled ?USA? on the base of the Confederate memorial at Lake Eola Park, prompting a graffiti complaint to Orlando Police this weekend amid the ongoing controversy concerning the statue?s ...



Flynn rejects Trump-Russia investigation subpoena; Democrats say he lied on b...
22 May 2017 at 5:16pm

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation into Russi...



Florida murder defendant acquitted after oral-sex defense
22 May 2017 at 3:05pm

Richard Henry Patterson, the Margate man who initially claimed his girlfriend choked to death during oral sex, was found not guilty Monday of second-degree murder.

The verdict was announced just un...



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Florida murder defendant acquitted after oral-sex defense
22 May 2017 at 6:03pm

Richard Henry Patterson, the Margate man accused of choking his girlfriend to death in 2015 and leaving her body to decompose for two days before hiring a defense lawyer instead of calling the poli...



Justices rejects Florida appeal over death penalty
22 May 2017 at 9:02am

The Supreme Court has left in place a lower court ruling that said imposing a death sentence in Florida requires a unanimous jury. The justices on Monday turned away an appeal from Florida official...



Justices Rejects Florida Appeal Over Death Penalty
22 May 2017 at 9:02am

CW44 Station Bio- WTOG-TV first began operations on November 4, 1968, broadcasting on UHF channel 44. Originally owned my Minnesota-based Hubbard Broadcasting Corp., WTOG solidified itself in the T...



Six Florida Breweries Owned by Other Beer Companies
22 May 2017 at 9:02am

Florida isn't immune to this phenomenon. Several international conglomerates have already snatched up breweries in the Sunshine State.



Awareness growing on child exploitation in Northwest Florida
22 May 2017 at 6:41am

Parents have a long list of things to worry about. However, the fear of their child being trafficked isn't likely anywhere on that list.



3 killed in central Florida crash
22 May 2017 at 2:06am

A teenager and two adults are dead and two others were seriously injured after a crash in the Orlando area. The Florida Highway Patrol says a man was aggressively driving a BMW when he lost control...



Leesburg cops looking for man accused of killing ex-girlfriend's current boyf...
21 May 2017 at 9:42pm

A man is on the loose after he shot and killed his ex-girlfriend's current boyfriend in Leesburg, police said Sunday. The suspect, Jeremy Kenneth Harrison, fled the scene in a white Hyundai Azera, ...



Central Florida embraces 'cool trend' of craft brewers
21 May 2017 at 5:15pm

Surrounded by dogs, Rachel White, Spencer Molenda and Haven Richter sat with empty pint glasses in Orlando Brewing's downtown taproom. Their second brewery of the day, they checked off another stop...



Trump to Middle Eastern leaders: Fight against terror a 'battle between good ...
21 May 2017 at 12:43pm

President Donald Trump called on Middle Eastern leaders to combat a "crisis of Islamic extremism" emanating from the region, casting the fight against terrorism as a "battle between good and evil,"...



Police: Florida suspect led us to 2 dead bodies
21 May 2017 at 8:18am

Police say Devon Arthurs told two customers and an employee at a smoke shop Friday night that they could not leave. Authorities said they eventually convinced 18-year-old Arthurs to let the hostage...