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Fla. Man Allegedly Slashed Wife's Throat and Held Her Hand While She Died in Bathtub

A Florida man is accused of brutally murdering his wife by slashing her throat and watching her bleed to death in a bathtub. According to the arrest report obtained by Law & Crime and viewed by PEOPLE, police in Altamonte Springs, Fla., arrested 21-year-old Xichen Yang on charges of first degree murder and tampering with evidence, after he confessed to killing his wife, 21-year-old Nhu Quynh Pham, inside their apartment.
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Unregistered Jewelry Business, 200 Pounds of Illegal Drugs Found in Orlando

The Orlando Police Department recently announced the discovery of an unregistered jewelry business by detectives. Thanks to a Central Florida Crimeline tip, SIU Detectives found a lot more behind a door – more than 200 pounds of illegal drugs and over $1,000 in cash were discovered. Here’s a look at the haul:

Viral video of racist incident at Mills 50 restaurant reflects rising anti-Asian abuse

Even as Kristen Nguyen recorded a customer directing racist and abusive comments at her, she didn’t plan to post the videos. She hoped that if the woman knew she was being recorded, the diatribe would end. In one 28-second video captured June 13 inside King Cajun Crawfish restaurant on Mills Avenue, Nguyen is heard telling the woman, “I got that on camera,” but the woman continued cursing and ...

Convict who escaped from NY courtroom kills himself during Orlando standoff

A man who had escaped from a New York courtroom after being convicted of attempted murder two weeks ago shot and killed himself during a standoff with police in Orlando Thursday. Michael Green, 36, who also went by the last name Edwards, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Mosaic at Millenia Apartments, hours after barricading himself inside one of the units, the Albany County District Attorney’s Office wrote in a statement. Green had spent the past two weeks on the run from law enforcement, ever since he took off from an Albany County courthouse in upstate New York...

Fun Date Idea: Popstroke Waterford Lakes Orlando

Tired of the same old date ideas? Orlando’s newest attraction is a fun activity with good eats, drinks, outdoor games, and miniature golf. PopStroke Orlando is just what you’re looking for. And with it being an expertly designed putt putt golf course by Tiger Woods, it is a welcome addition to the Orlando area fun!

Pets become casualties in Central Florida’s rental crisis

He is a big dog, maybe 65 pounds, with lopsided ears that cock upward and a mostly white coat interrupted by a splotch of brown over one eye. When his owners of nearly 10 years were forced to move from their Orange County home because of soaring rent earlier this year, he wound up back at the Orange County Animal Services shelter — the place where he’d been adopted as a puppy a decade ago. ...
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Why Chet Holmgren-Thunder is 'perfect,' Paolo Banchero in Orlando | THE HERD

The 2022 NBA Draft had a shift in the 1-3 slots: Paolo Banchero to the Orlando Magic, Chet Holmgren to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Jabari Smith to the Houston Rockets. Holmgren was linked to OKC while Banchero was a late curveball since he reportedly did not speak to the Magic until days before the draft. Joy Taylor reacts to the draft results and explains why Holmgren is a perfect fit in OKC.

Southeast Notes: Banchero, Suggs, Isaac, Collins, Wizards

Paolo Banchero is ready to embrace the expectations that come with being a No. 1 pick, writes Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press. The former Duke star is looking forward to starting workouts with the Magic next week in preparation for his July 7 debut in the Las Vegas Summer League.

FBI seizes more than two dozen disputed Basquiat paintings from Florida museum

The FBI raided a Florida art museum on Friday and seized more than two dozen paintings attributed to artist Jean-Michel Basquiat following questions about their authenticity. Orlando Museum of Art spokeswoman Emilia Bourmas-Fry said in a statement that they were complying with a warrant from the FBI for access to the "Heroes and Monsters" exhibit, which is now in the government's possession. She added that no one on the museum's staff has been arrested.

What we know about the Magic Castle Inn

The Magic Castle Inn, which was featured in the Sean Baker 2017 documentary “The Florida Project,” that highlighted the plight of quasi-homeless families living in hotels along U.S. Highway 192, is in the process of being sold. Longtime owners Debbie Buxton and David Sarfati have sold to another...

Triple H Makes Big Announcement at WWE Performance Center

Triple H (real name is Paul Levesque) made his return to the WWE Performance Center on Wednesday and said something fans have been waiting to hear. According to John Pollock of POST Wrestling, Triple H said that "he's back" while at the Performance Center. It's not clear what that means, but it can only mean good news for WWE.
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Orlando resident in Norway describes moment a mass shooting hit Oslo bar

Norwegian authorities are investigating the motive of a shooter who opened fire during an annual LGBTQ Pride festival in Oslo. At least two people were killed and over 20 others injured. An Orlando resident visiting the country was just yards away from that attack in Norway. "My mind immediately went...

Video: Jabari Smith had tough reaction to being passed in draft

Jabari Smith entered Thursday’s NBA Draft as the betting favorite to go No. 1 overall to the Orlando Magic. Instead, he wound up going third. The former Auburn forward was pretty disappointed upon realizing that he wouldn’t be going in the top two picks. Take a look at his reaction after the Oklahoma City Thunder selected Chet Holmgren with the No. 2 pick.