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Oviedo woman shot during road rage incident

OVIEDO, Fla. – The Oviedo Police Department has arrested a man for shooting a 41-year-old woman during a road rage incident on Tuesday evening. "He did not act lawfully. His actions were not legal, so he was arrested and charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery," explained Chief Dale Coleman during a news conference Wednesday afternoon.

Delta Air Lines passenger, 51, accused of groping girl on plane reportedly mixed Ambien and alcohol

A 51-year-old man travelling on a Delta Air Lines flight between Los Angeles and Orlando accused of allegedly groping a young girl says that the Ambien he took is to blame, The Daily Beast first reported.A US air marshal wrote in a signed criminal affidavit with the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida that Brian Patrick Durning, 51, was arrested on Friday by federal agents after his overnight flight from California landed at Orlando International Airport early in the morning.In the affidavit, signed on 24 June 2022, Tony Helico, a senior inspector with the US Marshals...

Orlando ballroom dancer shares warning about meningitis outbreak

ORLANDO, Fla. — As a professional ballroom dancer, the dance floor is where Rafael Castellano feels at home. But for the past month, he has been at the hospital after contracting a severe case of meningitis. “Right now, I’m fighting for my legs, because I can’t move them. My...

Orlando Magic turn Mo Bamba loose to free agency and a new opportunity

Mo Bamba has always represented opportunity and potential. In a league that was still getting used to the idea of a “unicorn,” Bamba caught everyone’s attention from the time he was in high school. How could you not be impressed with a 7-footer with a 7-foot-10 wingspan who could as easily block a shot as he could step out and shoot from deep.

Lions advance to U.S. Open Cup Semifinal following shootout win over Nashville SC

ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando City SC punched its ticket to the semifinal round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night following a penalty kick shootout victory over visiting Nashville SC. The two sides were led into the shootout following a 1-1 result from both regulation and extra time, but an early Nashville miss and a final save by Pedro Gallese secured the 6-5 result.

Man pulled from vehicle that crashed into Orange County pond

ORLANDO, Fla. - Authorities in Orange County said a man was pulled from a vehicle that went into a pond near the intersection of W. Kaley and Rio Grande avenues in Orlando. The pond is connected to Clear Lake in Orlando's Holden Heights neighborhood. According to officials, it is believed...

Former FBI agent says OMA Basquiat paintings seized to protect the public from alleged 'fake' art

ORLANDO, Fla. - As the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducts an investigation into alleged art forgeries, the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) has replaced its director. Art Contributor Chadd Scott said he went to a media night to cover the opening of the Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibit at the Orlando Museum of Art, calling the artist a big deal. "It’s Pollack, it’s Warhol, it’s Basquiat. Those are the ‘Three Kings’ of American Art."

Delta Air Lines Passenger Allegedly Groped Girl and Blamed it on Ambien

California man Brian Patrick Durning has been accused of groping a young girl and then a woman who came to her aid, and he says Ambien is to blame. Per the Daily Beast, the criminal complaint shows that the 51-year-old man was arrested for the alleged behavior once the Delta flight arrived at Orlando International Airport. According to the complaint, he was sat in the aisle seat next to the victim, who has not been named because they are a minor. Her mother was sat elsewhere on the flight due to “reservation issues.”

Breaking News: Disney World Cancels Big Project

This new service will give travelers flying into Orlando another option. The service would still require you to travel from Disney Springs to your resort via a Disney bus, boat, personal car service or taxi. Some might enjoy the cost savings, while others would prefer a more direct route to their resort.

Central Florida's heatwave puts area farmworkers' health in danger

Summer temperatures in the area are already posing a health threat to farmworkers and agricultural workers who work in local nurseries, tree farms, and greenhouses around the Central Florida area and in the state. Temperatures in the high 90s, with humidity often above 50%, make the “feels like” temperatures (or...

Man accused of molesting teen on flight to Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — U.S. marshals arrested a man Friday after he allegedly molested a girl he was sitting next to on a flight to Orlando, according to a federal court document. A criminal complaint filed in the Middle District of Florida said Brian Patrick Durning, 51, was on a Delta flight from Los Angeles […]
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Report: Disney World Drops Out of Florida Rail Plan

June 27, 2022, 6:02 PM · The Walt Disney World Resort is bailing out of plans for a high-speed rail system across Central Florida, according to a new report. The proposed Brightline expansion from the Orlando International Airport to the Tampa area was supposed to stop at a station in Disney Springs. Brightline's own website detailing the expansion plan even includes the Disney Springs stop. (Well, it did, as of the publication of this post.) But now that plans are in the works for a station near International Drive, Disney is pulling out, according to the Orlando Business Journal.

Passenger allegedly molests child and woman during flight, blames it on Ambien

A California man is accused of groping a child during a flight from San Francisco to Florida — and blaming the sleep aid Ambien for the assault, according to court papers Friday. Brian Patrick Durning was arrested at Orlando International Airport after allegedly penetrating the girl with his finger and trying to grab the breast of a female passenger who tried to intervene, the Daily Beast reported. According to court papers, the 51-year-old male Delta flier was seated in the aisle next to a girl older than 12 but younger than 16. Her mother was seated elsewhere because of a reservation issue. Durning...