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FHP arrests couple on charges of possession and drug trafficking

MICANOPY, Fla. (WCJB) - An Orlando man and another woman are in jail for possession and drug trafficking charges. 29-year-old Ladarius Stephenson and 49-year-old Angel Godwin were pulled over near Micanopy on I-75 for speeding. Stephenson’s young son was in the car as well. When troopers searched the vehicle...
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1 shot in Orlando apartment complex, police say

ORLANDO, Fla. — One person was shot in an Orlando apartment complex Sunday evening, police said. It happened around 7:05 p.m. at Bella Vita Apartments. A victim was found on scene with an injury that was not life-threatening. The victim was not full cooperating with authorities, police said. The...
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52-year-old man killed in single-car crash on Pleasant Hill Road in Osceola County

A man from Kissimmee was killed on Sunday when he lost control of the car he was driving on Pleasant Hill Road, striking a curb, then driving off the road and hitting a tree. Just after 5:30pm on Sunday, a 52-year-old Kissimmee man was driving a Toyota Corolla northbound in the outside lane of Pleasant Hill Road near Rosemarie Road when he lost control, hit the curb, and went off the road striking a tree. The impact caused the car to overturn and hit a utility pole.

Orlando police investigating shooting at Bella Vita Apartments

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando police responded to the scene of a shooting Sunday evening. The incident happened at the Bella Vita Apartments on the 4700 block of Cason Cove Drive. Police say they responded at 7:05 p.m. and found a victim with a non-life-threatening injury at the scene. The...
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PHOTO REPORT: Universal Orlando Resort 6/28/22 (Surprisingly Low Crowds, Painting at Future Shrek & Donkey Meet and Greet, Indominus Rex Prize, and More)

It’s another beautiful day here at the Universal Orlando Resort. Despite the fact that we found large crowds entering through security this morning, it was surprisingly quiet in the parks. The crowds at security were very misleading. We prepared for the worst, but it was really quiet once we...

Emergency responders find body of missing boater in St. Cloud lake

ST. CLOUD, Fla. — Emergency search crews recovered the body of a boater who went missing in East Lake Tohopekaliga in St. Cloud Sunday morning. According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Osceola County Sheriff's Office contacted them on Saturday around 8 p.m. after a boating accident at Lake Tohopekaliga was reported.

Celebrating the 4th of July in Apopka: Everything you need to know

The City of Apopka will host its annual Fourth of July celebration next week at the Apopka Amphitheater. The event will include fireworks, food, and a concert performance for a night of family-friendly fun. The musical guest this year will be C’Nergy Music, an Orlando-based band known for their variety...

AustinsArmy#: GoFundMe account for injured firefighter surpasses $40,000

It's been almost four days since Apopka Fire Department Firefighter/EMT Austin Duran suffered a traumatic injury, but on Sunday, good news arrived on two fronts. First, Sierra Duran, Austin's sister, announced the first series of surgeries were successful on the GoFundMe page she set up to raise funds for Austin and the Duran family.
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Red Hot & Boom returns after two-year hiatus

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – For the first time since 2019, Red Hot & Boom in Altamonte Springs returned to Cranes Roost Park. The annual 4th of July celebration had a full lineup of artists and fireworks to accompany the festival. Local vendors got their chance to participate, as well.
MotorTrend Magazine

This Custom GMC TopKick With Duramax Power Is Ready to Play!

In the wake of our recent big-rig coverage, this report focuses on a GMC TopKick pickup that, although bigger than the full-size rigs we typically cover, is not quite as sizable as a Class 8. This 2004 model will be on sale Thursday, July 7, 2022, at Mecum Auctions' return to Florida, with a midrange bid in Orlando.

'Standing with him': Apopka Fire finds special way to support firefighter in ICU

Apopka, Fla. - Apopka firefighters found a special way to support one of their own who is fighting in the ICU after a serious injury. Apopka Firefighter Austin Duran was seriously injured on the job Thursday when a 4,500 lbs sand trailer fell on him. His firefighter family came up with a way to show their support for him by creating a workout dedicated to him that they call do together in his honor.
Inside the Magic

Disney Springs Hotel Purposefully Shuts Guest’s Power Off

Walt Disney World Resort contains over 30 Resort hotels, ranging from campgrounds to deluxe villas! Though the Walt Disney Company operates most, a small portion of the Resort hotels are third-party owned and operated. These include the Disney Springs area hotels: Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista, Holiday Inn...