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National Hurricane Center 11 a.m. forecast track for Tropical Storm Erika

Erika weakens some during midday update from Hurricane Center

UPDATE (2:15pm 8/27/15) - Tropical Storm Erika has weakened somewhat as it soaks Dominica on its trek west. The storm’s winds are down to 45 mph, which was predicted. The big question is direction. Erika will likely head over Puerto Rico and Hispanola, which could weaken it further and keep it ...

Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates after winning the gold in the men's 200m final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Cameraman on Segway runs over Usain Bolt at the World Athletics Championships.

After streaking past all of his competitors, 10-time world champion Usain Bolt decided to take a victory lap. While waving to the crowd a cameraman snuck up on a Segway, losing control and taking the sprinter out with him. “He tried to kill me,” said Bolt. “I don’t know what ...

Family claims father robbed bank to pay for daughter’s cancer treatment

The family of a man who is accused of robbing a bank says the criminal act was a father’s desperate attempt to pay for his baby daughter’s chemotherapy. Brian Randolph, 23, is accused of robbing a credit union in his neighborhood on Aug. 12, according to WXYZ. Randolph was arrested ...

"Spam King" guilty of posting 27 million Facebook messages

Sanford Wallace, known as "The Spam King" pleaded guilty this week to fraud and criminal contempt, and now faces up to three years in prison for sending 27 million unsolicited messages. In 2008 and 2009, Wallace gained access to around a half-million Facebook accounts, using them to post unwanted messages ...

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George Zimmerman slams 'racist' President Obama over Virginia shootings

George Zimmerman is lighting up Twitter with rants about President Obama's response to the murders of WDBJ-TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward, calling him a racist. Zimmerman, acquitted in the 2012 death of black teenager Trayvon Martin, slams the president in a series of tweets including, "White woman & ...

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Twins pretend to sleep on cue in adorable video

Any parent with a baby and a baby monitor will tell you, kids act a lot differently if they think no one is watching. A viral video posted to YouTube on Wednesday makes that very clear. It's only 11 seconds and it shows a mother watching her twins on a ...

This photo provided by Burger King shows a “McWhopper.” In full-page newspaper ads Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, Burger King said it’s calling for a truce with McDonald’s so that they can create a mashup of their most famous burgers, the Big Mac and the Whopper.   Burger King is tying the publicity stunt to a nonprofit called Peace One Day, which says it promotes Peace Day. (Burger King via AP)

McDonald's to Burger King: Thanks, but no thanks to McWhopper proposal

Wednesday, Burger King did the unthinkable, proposing to join forces with its biggest competitor McDonald's for one day only. Burger King suggested on social media that the two companies should partner on the McWhopper to celebrate Peace Day on Sept. 21. >> Read more trending stories   The burger combination ...

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Video shows Virginia gunman in July road rage incident

A YouTube video has emerged reportedly showing Virginia gunman Vester Lee Flanagan during a road rage incident just weeks before killing WDBJ-TV news reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward. Brandon Foster says that Flanagan was 'driving like a maniac' at more than 100 mph in Roanoke, Virginia, on July 6.  ...

This undated photograph made available by WDBJ-TV shows reporter Alison Parker, left, and cameraman Adam Ward. Parker and Ward were fatally shot during an on-air interview Wednesday in Moneta, Va. Authorities identified the suspect as fellow journalist Vester Lee Flanagan II, who appeared on WDBJ-TV as Bryce Williams. Flanagan was fired from the station. 

Scholarships created in memory of slain journalist Alison Parker; here's how to help

Two scholarships have been created in memory of slain WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, one of two journalists slain on live TV early Wednesday. >> RELATED: Father of slain journalist speaks out about gun laws in emotional interview According to WDBJ, James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where Parker graduated in 2012, ...

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Father of slain journalist speaks out about gun laws in emotional interview

The father of slain WDBJ reporter Alison Parker spoke out about his daughter's death and took aim at gun laws in an emotional interview Wednesday night with Fox News' Megyn Kelly. Andy Parker and Alison's boyfriend, WDBJ anchor Chris Hurst, appeared on "The Kelly File" to discuss their loved one's ...

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Gunman's family speaks out after journalists slain on live TV

The family of Vester Flanagan, the man who police say fatally shot two journalists and injured another woman on live TV, issued a statement Wednesday expressing support for the victims and their loved ones. >> RELATED: Father of slain journalist speaks out about gun laws in emotional interview "Dear News WDBJ7," ...

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Bread recalled in 11 states due to possible broken glass

A Pennsylvania bakery is recalling some of its breads due to possible glass contamination.  Bimbo Bakery has issued the voluntary recall after a light bulb broke at one of its facilities, and could have introduced glass fragments into the products.  There have been three reports of small pieces of glass ...

Clinton, Trump lead in new Q poll

The latest poll from Quinnipiac University confirms the continuing surge in the Republican race for Donald Trump and shows that while Hillary Clinton still leads the race on the Democratic side, her margin has been trimmed by Bernie Sanders. Trump drew 28 percent in the latest Q poll, followed by ...

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Florida State graduate selling 'college experience' on eBay for $50K

Stephanie Ritter is like many other college graduates: underemployed and in debt. So now she's selling her Florida State University diploma on eBay for $50,000. Selling your degree online is nothing new, but Ritter isn't just auctioning off a piece of paper...she's auctioning off her entire college experience. According to ...

Orlando Health patients being notified about problems mammograms

Thousands of patients are being notified by Orlando Health that there might be problems with mammograms they got at an imaging center. The affected patients got their mammograms between May 2013 and May of this year at the Boston Diagnostic Imaging Facility on Orange Avenue. Officials with the Food and ...

Crews suspend search for missing plane in Brevard County

Bad weather has prompted the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office to suspend the search for a missing plane believed to have crashed. Controllers at Space Coast Regional Airport in Brevard County lost contact with a small plane at about 4 p.m. Wednesday. Brevard County Sheriff’s Office teams, the U.S. Coast Guard ...

Forecast shifts Erika east, could come up Florida's east coast

The latest forecast for the National Hurricane Center in Miami has shifted Tropical Storm Erika to the east, meaning the storm could come near Florida's east coast late Sunday and Monday at hurricane strength. Tropical storm warnings have issued for Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and the ...

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Keyless ignition vehicles targeted in class action lawsuit

A consumer class action suit against 10 automakers alleges the companies have known for years about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning when keyless vehicles continue to run after the drivers have left the car, taking their key fobs with them, according to reports Wednesday. More trending stories The issue ...

 

Coast Guard searching for two missing boaters near Ormond Beach

The Coast Guard is searching for two boaters they said abandoned ship Wednesday about 3 miles off the coast of Ormond Beach. The Coast Guard Sector of Jacksonville was notified about the incident just before 6 p.m. by a radio call of someone on board. The report said that the ...

White House praises both Clinton, Biden

The White House on Wednesday publicly praised both Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, sidestepping questions from reporters about the race for the Democratic Party nomination, and whether President Obama will support one over the other. “First of all, the Vice President has not indicated ...

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