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Mother and young daughter held at knifepoint at Volusia Walmart

Racheal Davis, 39, had just ordered dinner from a fast food drive thru and parked at a Walmart parking lot off Veteran's Memorial Parkway in Orange City Wednesday evening. While she and her 11 year old daughter ate with the windows down, two men walked up to the window and ...

Child on bike struck in Altamonte Spgs

For the second time this week, a child riding a bicycle home from school was struck by a motorist. Investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol report that Jack Rivera, 11, was riding his bike on the sidewalk of Eden Park Road when a car turned at the corner of Cub ...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reacts at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NFL: 'Deflate-Gate' Investigation ongoing

The NFL says  investigation into the under-inflated footballs used by the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship Game is ongoing.  The league has issued a statement saying its probe is being led by NFL executive vice president Jeff Pash and Ted Wells of the law firm of Paul Weiss.  ...

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2014 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rubio said Wednesday he believes he can win the next presidential election, offering an unusually aggressive assessment of his chances while dismissing concerns they’re threatened by potential rival and his political mentor, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Rubio: lining up chairs for 2016 GOP presidential bid

Senator Marco Rubio has all but said he is running for president in 2016. News 96.5 Washington Watchdog Jamie Dupree said on Orlando's News at Noon that the Republican from south Florida will be skipping some time in Congress. "He won't be here next week," said Dupree. "He's going to ...

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick holds up the championship trophy after the NFL football AFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots defeated the Colts 45-7 to advance to the Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NFL: 30 interviewed so far in 'Deflate-Gate' probe

STATEMENT FROM NFL: "Our office has been conducting an investigation as to whether the footballs used in last Sunday’s AFC Championship Game complied with the specifications that are set forth in the playing rules. The investigation began based on information that suggested that the game balls used by the New ...

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Storms, cooler weather on the way to central Florida

It’s warm and windy now, but rain and storms are just a few hours away, according to Severe Weather Center 9 meteorologist Brian Shields. A line of storms is forming in the gulf, and will push into our western zones by mid-afternoon.   Highs Friday will be in the 80s ...

A crash on Edgewater drive sent a vehicle into the side of an auto repair business and several people to the hospital. (1/23/2014)

5 hospitalized after crash sends vehicle into auto repair building

Several people were hospitalized after a crash sent two vehicles into the parking lot of an automotive repair business Thursday night. One of the vehicles hit the building belonging to Scott's Automotive Center on Edgewater Driver near Mott Avenue. The accident happened around 10 p.m. According to Florida Highway Patrol ...

A car drives slowly in the rain on an icy rural road Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, near Newtown, Pa. Rain "flash-freezing" on roads, sidewalks and commuter train platforms has made travel hazardous in the Northeast, leading to several highway closures and accidents that claimed at least four lives. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Cooler temps on tap for the weekend

Big changes in the weather are coming this weekend. Central Florida has enjoyed above average temperatures this week, but a cold front and a low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico will bring a wet and windy start to the weekend. Along with it, will come a 15-20 degree ...

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Bulldog tries to get bone through doggy door, fails adorably

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. This bulldog clearly follows that motto to the fullest. After receiving a giant bone for Christmas, Russet the English bulldog tries to take his new snack through the doggy door to a private place where he can enjoy it. Unfortunately, the dog ...

USE THIS PHOTO AS LEDE Kirby Keas(23) and Cameron McEwan(13) run drills during hockey practice at The Pond Hockey Club Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. (Stephen Spillman for AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

Angry hockey dad shatters rink glass

An angry hockey father made more of a scene than he intended to when he caused a pane of rink Plexiglas to shatter at his kids' hockey game. After a kid falls on the ice during a play, the Pennsylvania dad stands up and begins shouting at the referees. He ...

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Super-fit mom accused of fat shaming women with Instagram photo

British mom Abby Pell says pictures of her fit body she posts to Instagram are meant for motivation and that getting in shape is 'about priorities.'  But critics say she is fat shaming people everywhere after a picture she posted last year read: "I have a kid, a six pack, ...

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Artist creates stunning shoes using salvaged materials

Art and fashion have been partners for decades, and despite their tenure, the result is still mind-blowing when done right. The latest done-right masterpiece: the alluring, unique, shoes of Anatasia Radevich. The Canadian shoe designer uses natural textures and salvaged materials to create jaw-dropping, sculpture-like shoes. The shoes reflect everything ...

It's a toaster that looks like Darth Vader.  You're welcome.

Darth Vader toaster burns Star Wars logo into your toast

Star Wars fans who also love breakfast are rejoicing the release of a new toaster. ThinkGeek is selling a specialty toaster made online in the shape of Darth Vader.  It even burns the Star Wars logo into your bread. Product Specifications  Star Wars Toaster that looks like (most of) Darth Vader's head! ...

Watch as this small child walks just inches away from an exploding manhole.

Manhole explodes inches from walking toddler

Dramatic video of what could have been a horrific accident is making its way around the internet. Live Leak posted a video overnight of a small child walking along a Birmingham, England street just inches away from an exploding manhole. The street appears to errupt just as the family walks ...

Watch out for that train!

Motorcycle crashes into oncoming commuter tram

Most trains are pretty easy to spot.  They're big, loud and thanks to railroad crossings, they're pretty easy to miss. That does not appear to be the case for this guy. A traffic camera caught a crash involving an unwhitting motorcyclist and a commuter train.  The crash happened Monday in ...

A masked gunman robbed a Circle K store in East Orange County. (1/23/2014)

Deputies: Masked gunman robs east Orange County convenience store

Deputies are looking for a gunman who they said robbed an east Orange County convenience store early Friday morning.   Deputies said the clerk at a Circle K store on East Colonial Drive near Bithlo was behind the counter when a masked man armed with a gun came in and ...

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ESPN analyst tweets out porn link

ESPN recruiting analyst Gerry Hamilton (@HamiltonESPN) made a seriously embarrassing mistake on Twitter yesterday when he attempted to tweet an update on 29th ranked recruit Roquan Smith. Except instead of the link to Smith's highlight video, Hamilton linked to a PornHub video. Whoops. Hamilton quickly deleted the tweet and has ...

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Southwest sued for $49K after carry-on bag falls on man

A man is suing Southwest Airlines for $49,000 after a piece of carry-on luggage fell from the overhead bin and clobbered him. Jerry Reinhardt filed the lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court. He says he was on a plane at Portland International Airport going to Las Vegas when a flight ...

A great white shark tried to take a bite out of this trolling motor.  PHOTO COURTESY: MadFish Charters

Caught on video: great white attacks Florida fishing boat

Great white sharks are not common in the Gulf of Mexico, although the apex predators are known to troll the warm waters looking for prey. Video from a Panama City based fishing charter shows a great white attacking a fishing boat as a group of men are out fishing for ...

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Imprisoned Cowboys fan sues NFL for nearly $89 billion

Extreme Cowboys fan Terry Hendrix, who happens to currently be incarcerated in a Colorado correctional facility, has filed a lawsuit against the NFL because of a call made during the Cowboys vs. Packers game. Hendrix is seeking $88,987,654,321.88, inspired by Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant’s jersey number, in damages because ...

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