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PA marching band's playlist cut over 'suggestive lyrics'

A high school marching band in Pennsylvania has been silenced... at least when it comes to playing songs by Bruno Mars or Fall Out Boy. The East Lancaster County school board has voted to ban the songs, saying the lyrics are too suggestive. The Garden Spot High band had been ...

AL man went to hospital for circumcision; got amputated

An Alabama man claims he went in for a routine circumcision at a hospital in Birmingham, but woke up to find doctors had mistakenly amputated his penis. Johnny Lee Banks, 56, and his wife are now suing Princeton Baptist Medical Center. "My client is devastated," said attorney, John P. Graves. ...

Rat problem forces DeLand Family Dollar store to shut down

A DeLand Family Dollar store closed Thursday because rats have infested the building.   Family Dollar's headquarters shut down the South Spring Garden Avenue store.      News 96.5 has learned this isn't the first time that the store has had problems. Inspection reports show that the DeLand store has had ...

Deputies: Man shot multiple times in drive-by

A man was shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting in Orange County, according to deputies. The man was shot just before 10 p.m. Thursday on 39th Street near South Rio Grande Avenue. He was rushed to Orlando Regional Medical Center. Authorities are still looking for the shooter.

Deputies search for burglar in south Orange County neighborhood

Deputies are trying to track down the person who broke into a south Orange County home in two consecutive days. They believe a teenager found the key the homeowner had hidden, but what the burglar doesn’t know is it was all caught on camera. Deputies said the homeowner was away ...

Police chase ends in crash; 1 suspect arrested, another on the loose

Police and deputies surrounded a Volusia County neighborhood with guns drawn searching for an accused murderer who led police on a chase Thursday. Authorities said Ian Maddox crashed a car into a home on Derbyshire Road and then ran away. Maddox is accused of opening fire at The Circus Bar ...

Police: Man called 911 to report fake murder attempt to get out of traffic stop

A man is accused of calling 911 to say that a murder was about to take place, but West Melbourne authorities said the caller was just trying to get out of a traffic stop.  Police said that Julius Lupowitz called 911 to report a murder in hopes that the officer ...

Eminent domain battle between Orlando church, soccer stadium continues

Leaders at the Faith Deliverance Temple in Orlando have until next week to file a response to an eminent domain lawsuit filed by the city. The church sits off West Church Street and is right in the middle of a piece of land where the soccer stadium is set to ...

US data show states that got most immigrant kids

States with established Central American immigrant communities have received the most children released to sponsors this year after being arrested unaccompanied at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to federal data released Thursday. Texas took in 4,280 of the children through July 7, followed by New York with 3,347, Florida with 3,181, ...

Doug Nick, the media relations administrator for the Arizona Department of Corrections, speaks during a news conference, detailing the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz.  Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths of Debbie Dietz, 29, and Gene Dietz, 55, at an auto repair shop in Tucson. (AP Photo)

Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday. Death-penalty opponents say an Arizona inmate who gasped for breath for more than 90 minutes ...

National Guard recruiter charged with fraud

A Tampa Bay area National Guard recruiter is facing federal charges after authorities say he falsified numbers to earn about $78,000 in bonuses. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Tampa reported Thursday that 46-year-old Travis Devall has been charged with 10 counts that include conspiracy to commit and the commission of ...

Zimmerman appeals defamation ruling, but chances are slim

Acquitted neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman has filed paperwork at the Seminole County courthouse appealing the ruling that tossed out his defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal. He has a ten percent chance of succeeding, according to News 96.5 legal expert Steven Kramer. Kramer, who helped provide legal opinions during our ...

Teacher fair draws hundreds to Edgewater High

About 500 candidates showed up at a teacher job fair at Edgewater High School, and some actually walked away with conditional job offers from school principals. Aspiring Orange County Public Schools third grade teacher Amanda Craig was one. "I'm so excited, because this my first time ever being here!" she ...

This photo taken on Feb. 7, 2006, and made available by Florida State University shows law school professor Daniel Markel. Markel was shot in the head at his home in Tallahassee, Fla.,  on Friday, July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Florida State University)

Slaying of Fla. law professor is a seeming mystery

Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back. They say he was gunned down at his home in broad daylight - but won't say if he was found inside the ...

India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth

The tooth fairy is scoring a lot of loot from one 17-year-old in India.Doctors have just extracted 232 teeth from the mouth of a teenager. The operation took about 7 hours.Dr. Sunanda Dhiware tells the BBC that Ashik Gavai had been suffering from swelling in his right jaw for the ...

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Fourth person struck by lightning in Florida in 2 days

A fourth person has been struck by lightning while walking on a Florida beach.   It happened about 11:22 am in Sand Key Park in Clearwater.   No word on the persons condition.   We told you yesterday about three people who were struck by lightning while walking on the ...

Lil' Scrappy calls out Orlando hotel for racism

Video captured the moment actor Lil' Scrappy went nuts on a staff member at Orlando's Nickelodeon Suites Resort because he says they were only picking white children to participate in onstage games. The rapper, his wife and their kids were at the pool for a game where staff members call ...

First 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer is released

Fans of the E.L. James novel, rejoice! Anatasia Steele and Christian Grey are making their big screen apperance this Valentine's Day in "Fifty Shades of Grey."  Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan star in the romantic drama and released the theatrical trailer today. You can watch the trailer below. <iframe width="560" ...

Woman in labor blocked by Obama motorcade

A woman in labor was not permitted to cross the street to get to the hospital because of the President's motorcade through Los Angeles.  Witnesses said she was in labor and needed to get to Cedars Sinai Medical Center across the street.  NBC4 reporter Robert Kovacik recorded this video and ...

NJ man dies in Fla. Keys diving accident

A New Jersey man is dead following a diving trip in the Florida Keys with his teenage children. Monroe County Sheriff's officials say 45-year-old Gary Lanier of Kenvil, New Jersey, died Wednesday off of Key Largo. Witnesses and his children, ages 15 and 18, told deputies Lanier began having trouble ...

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