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A man who had fled from police hid in a Tavares pond and tried to drown a police dog during a struggle with officers in... [Read More]
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Tremain Polk took the stand Friday and acknowledged that he made some poor choices the day he killed the owner of a towing yard that... [Read More]
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Gov. Rick Scott, who rejected $2.4 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail line from Orlando to Tampa as one of his first acts... [Read More]
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Orange County Fire Rescue and Florida Forest Service are battling a 15-acre brush fire in east Orange County, officials said Friday. The fire is... [Read More]
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The GOP primary opponent to state Rep. Rene Plasencia defended his campaign treasurer Friday, saying the staffer never brought over any information from his time... [Read More]
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Since 2013, the U.S. Border Patrol has arrested more than 336,000 families trying to enter the country illegally. But it was only recently that children... [Read More]
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A woman who filmed herself masturbating at her desk in the Orange County Human Resources Division and who admitted taking secret photos of a female... [Read More]
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U.S. officials provided a glimpse Friday into a South Florida facility housing more than 1,000 teenage migrants, seeking to dispel any suggestions that children are... [Read More]
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Florida primary voters will have more choices for governor, Cabinet and the Legislature in at least a generation, as qualifying for statewide and legislative races... [Read More]
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Orlando will be without a Democratic governor's debate after all. Saying not enough candidates had agreed to participate, the Orange County Democratic Party on... [Read More]
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The subject of a new book delving into a shameful case by a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, died peacefully Thursday night at a hospice in Daytona... [Read More]
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About 80,000 Florida students will start college in August, and by graduation they all must prove they know something about U.S. history and the principles... [Read More]
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More than 100 animal lovers gathered at Hangar's Beach at Patrick Air Force Base as staff and volunteers from Brevard Zoo's Sea Turtle Healing Center... [Read More]
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As many as 1,720 Puerto Ricans still live in Florida hotels under the Transitional Shelter Assistance program that's set to expire June 30. Families... [Read More]
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Despite its name, hippie reputation and liberal spirit, Vermont hasn't always been kind to pot smokers. Now, as the state moves to legalize weed beyond... [Read More]
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Orange County deputies are searching for the man they say pulled out a firearm near the University of Central Florida last week. Deputies say... [Read More]
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Lake County School Board members Bill Mathias and Stephanie Luke, as well as County Commissioner Sean Parks, each face challenges for re-election as candidate qualifying... [Read More]
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A power outage hit downtown Orlando this morning, affecting about 4,000 customers, a utility spokesman said. About 1,200 customers got power back in 30... [Read More]
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The Orlando police officer who was shot in the head and critically injured nearly two weeks ago is breathing on his own, a police spokesperson... [Read More]
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Well-funded incumbent Osceola County commissioners Viviana Janer and Cheryl Grieb each drew a trio of challengers, while School Board members Clarence Thacker and Ricky Booth... [Read More]
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