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Lawsuit filed against former Casselberry chief claiming sexual harassment, discrimination

A copy of the scathing lawsuit filed against former Casselberry Police Chief Bill McNeil reveals who is behind complaints of sexual harassment and discrimination. The lawsuit was filed on two current and one former police officer, and they claim it went on for years. McNeil retired late last month after ...

Orlando police target ride-sharing drivers by informing insurance companies

News 96.5 found out police are cracking down even harder on ride-sharing drivers who are operating without a permit. Officers have been ticketing Uber and Lyft drivers because the companies cannot legally operate in the city, but now they’re also going straight to the insurance companies of the drivers they ...

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, Entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, in Washington.  Cosby's appearance at Tuscon’s Desert Diamond Casino has been canceled. No reason was given by the casino for the canceled date, which had been scheduled for Feb. 15. In the past week, numerous allegations of sexual abuse by Cosby from a number of women have led to canceled interviews and NBC and Netflix projects. “The Cosby Show” also was pulled off the air on TV Land. Cosby issued a statement Sunday discrediting decades-old accusations and his attorney has denied four of the allegations. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Florida crowd cheers comedy from embattled Cosby

As Bill Cosby's standup tour crumbled with cancellations, the embattled entertainer joked about his usual subjects of family, wives and childhood Friday to a cheering audience that greeted him with a standing ovation as he took the stage and another when he finished. It was a stark contrast to announcements ...

2 UCF kickers to face conduct hearing after 'alcohol-related events'

University of Central Florida relied on a back-up kicker in their last game because of team rules violations by starter Shawn Moffitt and kickoff specialist Sean Galvin. Head coach George O’Leary would not specify the nature of the rules violation, however, News 96.5 found out Moffitt and Galvin were both ...

Tallahassee police chief Michael DeLeo, right, and Florida State police chief David Perry speak at a news conference concerning the on-campus shooting on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)

More signs of Florida shooter's troubled life

A man who shot three people at a Florida State University library complained to police and property managers in New Mexico that cameras were watching him in his apartment and that he heard voices talking about and laughing at him, according to police reports released Friday. Myron May walked into ...

A group of students call their friends still locked down in Strozier Library, background, after a shooting on Nov. 20, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla. 

Three FSU shooting victims identified

  Authorities have identified the three victims of Thursday's  shooting on the campus of Florida State University. The three have been identified as 18 yr old Elijah Velez,  who suffered a graze wound and was treated and released.  21 year old Farhan Ahmed, and 30 year old, Nathan Scott who remain ...

Public Defenders to collect clothes for defendants

The Orange Osceola Public Defenders Office says it needs your help  to collect clothes for needy defendants to wear in court.   They say, every year the office represents thousands of people accused of crimes,children in delinquency cases, and people who are facing involuntary commitment for mental health problems and ...

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Grossed out teens “thank” Michelle Obama for school lunches

Michelle Obama worked hard to create new USDA regulations on public school lunches. Her efforts added limits on calories, sodium, fat and sugar for all food and drinks sold at schools across the country. But in some schools, the new guidlines have added "mystery meats" and smaller portions, leading students ...

 

VIDEO: Teen suspect robs elderly woman

Orange County detectives have released a video of a suspect in the strong arm robbery of an elderly woman. Karen Becker, 71, was robbed of her purse on November 18 outside the Homewood Suites on Marbella Palms Court, detectives said. The video, posted to Youtube, shows the suspect getting into ...

FILE- In this Sept. 25, 2014, file photo, Russian cosmonaut Elena Serova, the crew member of the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, attends pre-launch preparations at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. Samantha Cristoforetti, Italy's first female astronaut, is set to rocket into orbit this weekend from Kazakhstan, bound for the International Space Station. There, she will join Serova. It will be just the second time in the International Space Station’s 16-year history that two women make up the six-member crew. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)

Space station rarity: 2 women on long-term crew

For the 21st-century spacewoman, gender is a subject often best ignored. After years of training for their first space mission, the last thing Samantha Cristoforetti and Elana Serova want to dwell on is the fact they are women. Cristoforetti, Italy's first female astronaut, is set to rocket into orbit this ...

Florida unemployment rate drops to 6 percent

Florida added the third highest number of jobs in the nation last month, which helped drive down the state's unemployment rate a notch. The jobless rate to fell to 6 percent for October, a dip from the previous month. The Sunshine State added more than 34,000 jobs, which trailed only ...

This photo provided by the Louisiana State Police shows the wreckage of a sport utility vehicle that was involved in an accident that killed five people in Calhoun, La., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. A 16-year-old boy driving relatives from Texas to a vacation in Disney World apparently fell asleep at the wheel, causing the vehicle to veer off the highway and roll over, killing three children and two adults, authorities said Thursday. (AP Photo/Louisiana State Police)

5 family members killed on 'dream trip' to Disney

Michael and Trudi Hardman had always talked about taking their six children to Disney World, and just a week before Thanksgiving, it seemed their "dream trip" was to be a reality. But just a little more than three hours after they took to the road Wednesday night, their SUV veered ...

In this Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 photo, Jean Meryot, 38, of Miami, waits to be interviewed during a job fair at Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami Beach, Fla. The Fontainebleau had 50 positions available and was looking to hire cooks, servers, bartenders and hostesses among other positions. The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Florida's unemployment rate drops again

The state's unemployment rate dropped again for the month of October, falling to 6 percent. That's a small dip of 0.1 percent from the previous month.  The rate is the lowest it has been since June 2008.   Governor Rick Scott announced new jobs numbers during a Friday visit to Boca ...

Package from FSU shooter arrives in Texas

A package mailed by a man who shot three people at a Florida State University library was delivered in Texas and is being investigated by the FBI. Police say the package and others mailed by FSU alumnus Myron May could contain a video and journals. Police officers killed May on Thursday ...

GOP targets Obama executive actions on immigration, health law

Republicans on Friday denounced President Obama’s executive actions on immigration reform, as one party leader accused the White House of “sabotaging” efforts in the Congress on immigration reform and vowed some sort of legislative response. “The President has taken actions that he himself has said are the actions of a ...

Drug deal accidentally captured on live TV

It's pretty bad when the devastating snow that has rocked much of the country gets upstaged by a possible drug dealer with no common sense. That's what happened during a live news report in New York. The reporter is trying to give an update on the white stuff blanketing the ...

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Incompetent 'Computer Engineer' Barbie causes controversy, Mattel apologizes

Mattel might be making an 'I'm Sorry' Barbie after creating a children's book in 2010 that portrays American's favorite doll as an incompetent computer engineer. The company posted an apology on their Facebook page Wednesday for the book 'Barbie: I Can Be A Computer Engineer' that shows the doll's failed ...

Florida woman claims Bill Cosby drugged, sexually assaulted her

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A Florida woman is accusing Bill Cosby of drugging, then sexually assaulting her.   Therese Serignese is the fourth woman in recent weeks to say Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually. She says she has no proof but ...

This guy just barely escaped the jaws of a guard dog.  If you look closely, you can see the ferocious beast in the corner of the picture.

Tiny guard dog chases burglar away

Surveillance video from outside a South African home has gone viral. The video shows a wouldbe burglar scaling a backyard fence and walking around the yard for about a minute.  The man is seen peering into windows, presumably looking for a place to get in. At one point, he steps ...

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This is what texting does to your spine

All that time we spend bent over, staring at that little smartphone screen could have some serious effects on our back! A new study from the journal Surgical Technology International says that looking down at our cellphone is the equivalent of placing a 60-pound weight on our neck. Or to ...

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