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Cruise terminal bids on Port Canaveral agenda
23 Jun 2017 at 2:00pm
Cruise terminal bids on Port Canaveral agenda         

Police rescue teen from accused molester in Titusville
23 Jun 2017 at 1:57pm
The man had taken the teen from Broward County         

Suspect in Cocoa shooting released after witness recants
23 Jun 2017 at 1:56pm
A witness recanted his statement saying a 19-year-old man fired the shots         

Do unsolved murders point to a serial killer?
23 Jun 2017 at 1:45pm
We are obsessed and fascinated with serial killers. But what if one was dispatching prostitutes in Brevard County in the late 1980s?         

SpaceX launch, port lease and motorcycle theft: NI90
23 Jun 2017 at 1:31pm
Today on the News in 90 seconds, we're looking at today's glorious SpaceX launch and landing, the private space company's desire for more space at Port Canaveral and an arrest in a motorcycle theft...

Vets, shelters in Brevard take precaution for dog flu
23 Jun 2017 at 1:26pm
A pair of cases have been reported in the county         

Taking dog flu precautions
23 Jun 2017 at 1:17pm
The owner of Paradise Luxury Dog Resort wants her canine clients to be on the safe side by having dog flu vaccines. Video by Tim Shortt. Posted 6/22/17.         

How to audition for a play or a musical
23 Jun 2017 at 12:34pm
Thinking about auditioning for community theater, but you're not really sure what to expect? FLORIDA TODAY's resident theater nerds Christina LaFortune and Rob Landers are here to offer advice and ...

Video: Titusville Man charged with molestation
23 Jun 2017 at 11:58am
Titusville police detectives tracked down a teenager and the man accused of molesting the child Tuesday.         

Suspect in motorcycle theft arrested in Melbourne | Video
23 Jun 2017 at 10:53am
Surveillance video from a Sunoco station helped lead to an arrest.         

News - Orlando Sentinel
SpaceX launches Bulgarian satellite, lands rocket on drone ship
23 Jun 2017 at 12:10pm

Jot down another double win for SpaceX.

After launching a Bulgarian satellite into space, the company managed to recover its rocket on an Atlantic Ocean drone ship.

The BulgariaSat-1 should be oper...

After surviving Pulse, a battle with cancer
23 Jun 2017 at 12:55pm

For the first time in his young life, Johnathan Amaya started keeping a journal.

His counselor recommended it two weeks after Amaya narrowly escaped the barrage of bullets that were unleashed a yea...

Orange County's 1st transgender deputy: 'I?m becoming who I want to be'
23 Jun 2017 at 2:45pm

As a child, Peter John Storozuk used to pray he?d wake up in the morning a little girl.

Storozuk, now an Orange County Sheriff?s Office deputy, still wishes the transition from male to female could...

State orders Poinciana HOA to throw out election
23 Jun 2017 at 2:30pm

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 its election of board members.

The arbitrator th...

Fatty liver disease target of cutting-edge genetic research
23 Jun 2017 at 1:15pm

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 2 diabetes.

He is using cutting edge metabolic ...

Orlando airport bans medical marijuana despite legalization
23 Jun 2017 at 1:25pm

The Orlando airport appears to be taking a hard line against medical marijuana in its lobby areas, hotel and gates.

But a new marijuana ban there could have more do with addressing federal red tape...

TSA agent caught stealing cash from luggage at Orlando International Airport,...
23 Jun 2017 at 12:55pm

A Transportation Security Administration employee was arrested Thursday after he was caught on video stealing cash from a bag going through screening at Orlando International Airport, Orlando polic...

Two men accused of traveling to Seminole County to have sex with minors
23 Jun 2017 at 10:55am

Two men were arrested this week and accused of traveling to Seminole County in the hope of meeting a 12-year-old girl for sex, authorities said.

Joel Bryan Eddy, a Florida Department of Juvenile Ju...

Gov. Scott to head to Washington seeking health care bill changes
23 Jun 2017 at 1:40pm

TALLAHASSEE ? Gov. Rick Scott will head to Washington next week to meet with members of Congress seeking changes to the Republican health care bill unveiled on Thursday.

Scott put out a statement s...

MLS All-Star Game bid could involve tourist-tax money
23 Jun 2017 at 2:40pm

Hosting the MLS All-Star Game in the newly built Orlando City soccer stadium could become a reality as early as August 2019.

But first, government leaders have a narrow window to vet a request for ...

Florida News
Florida Democrats seek move to left ahead of 2018 elections
23 Jun 2017 at 10:26am

Gov. Rick Scott vetoes higher education bill that was priority of Senate President Joe Negron, saying it "impedes" progress at Florida's state colleges Gov. Rick Scott vetoes higher education bill ...

Florida Fiddler's Musical Troupe Hitting All the Right Notes
22 Jun 2017 at 9:55pm

When JRobert-also known in these parts as the Florida Fiddler-came up with the idea of a Florida Songwriter Showcase for the Marco Players Theater, who knew how much fun he was about to unleash. "T...

Critics: Senate bill's cuts to Medicaid would harm Florida
22 Jun 2017 at 5:52pm

The Senate has released its long-awaited bill to dismantle Obamacare and critics warn that proposed cuts to Medicaid could be disastrous for the roughly 3.6 million Floridians relying on the progra...

Funeral services set for Florida trooper killed in line of duty
22 Jun 2017 at 1:32pm

The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles says Sgt. Bishop was killed on the side on I-75 near the Alachua/Columbia County line when a car failed to move over.

Two teens arrested after stealing car, driving it into a pond in Charlotte Co.
22 Jun 2017 at 11:22am

Around 11:35 a.m., troopers came across the blue 2011 Honda Sedan submerged in the water along a dirt road near the intersection of US 41 and Tuckers Grade. FHP, along with the Florida Wildlife Com...

South Florida residents clash over Confederate street names leads to arrests
22 Jun 2017 at 6:59am

Five people were arrested after a clash about Florida streets named for Confederate generals spilled over into a city council meeting. The disagreement involves three streets - Lee Street, named af...

Donald Trump reports growing income from South Florida businesses
22 Jun 2017 at 4:47am

President Donald Trump 's income from his South Florida clubs has soared since the real estate mogul became commander-in-chief, according to his financial disclosures. Trump's combined income repor...

Gang riot at Florida prison injures 6 corrections officers
22 Jun 2017 at 2:50am

Six corrections officers and an inmate were injured in a major gang riot at Gulf Correctional Institution in Florida's Panhandle Wednesday morning, officials said. The uprising happened about 8 a.m...

Florida 49 mins ago 9:06 p.m.Chinese food driver delivers surprise to would-b...
21 Jun 2017 at 10:44pm

Some people who were setting up a Chinese food delivery driver for a robbery made a serious miscalculation, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. According to deputies, on Tuesday the driver was ...

Reject Rick Scott's bid to pack Florida's high court
21 Jun 2017 at 6:52pm

Late last year, Gov. Rick Scott filled a vacancy on the Florida Supreme Court with Judge Alan Lawson, an appellate court judge who began his career on the bench in Orange County. There was no doubt...