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2 women hurt in drive-by shooting in Apopka

Two men have been arrested after deputies said they fired shots into a mobile home in Apopka Sunday Night. Two women were inside the home and both were hit by bullets, one in the hip the other in the foot. Both are being treated at a local hospital.   Their ...

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NY Mayor Cuomo announces monument to honor victims of Pulse Nightclub Shooting

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York will honor the 49 victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting with a monument. Cuomo announced the LGBT Memorial Commission  just  before the start of the annual gay pride parade down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The 10-member commission will come up with recommendations on the ...

About 20 people are dead and dozens injured after gunfire broke out at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday, police said.

Reports detail Orange County deputies' response to Pulse attack

Newly released incident reports offer accounts from Orange County deputies who responded to the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub. The deputies served as backup to Orlando police. In total, almost 130 deputies were at the scene, but 21 went inside the building. The first ones to respond said when they ...

Tarvaris Jackson

Deputies: Ex-Seahawks quarterback points gun at woman in Osceola County

Former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson was arrested early Friday after he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman at a vacation home near Celebration, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office said. The 33-year-old free agent, an unidentified woman and three children were vacationing from Alabama with friends when the couple ...

 

Winner declared in Seminole County sheriff's election

Chief Deputy Dennis Lemma will be sworn in as new sheriff of Seminole County next January. He was officially declared the winner of the election to succeed Sheriff Don Eslinger today, because he had no opposition on the ballot. Eslinger announced earlier that he is retiring. Lemma's campaign offered this statement: ...

Supporters of the victims of the recent mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub attend a vigil at Lake Eola Park, Sunday, June 19, 2016, Orlando, Fla. Tens of thousands of people attended the vigil. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Items being collected for permanent Pulse memorial

Thousands of items left at various memorial sites around town for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting are being collected for a permanent display and storage. The Orange County Regional History Center is sending teams of workers to begin the collection process at Lake Eola park.  Non-perishable items like ...

Kicks, Laughs and Headbutts - a physically demanding icFlorida 'Fun 3'

If you're anything like us, you've been eyeing the weekend for at least a couple of days by now. The good news is that there are some really fun events to consider for occupying your leisure time. icFlorida's Estee Martin stopped by Orlando's Morning News with Joe Kelley to run ...

 

Pulse's Latin night lives on as hundreds donate to club workers

ORLANDO, Fla. — Dozens of people emptied their pockets Thursday night to help support employees of Pulse nightclub, who haven’t been able to work since the mass shooting. It’s the first event among staff since the attack. The fundraiser in Thornton Park near downtown Orlando wasn’t just used to raise ...

 

Missing Sanford teenager found, authorities say

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — UPDATE: Ryland Lamson has been found, authorities say. No other details were released about his disappearance. EARLIER: A missing child alert was issued Thursday for a 15-year-old boy in Seminole County. Ryland Lamson was last seen near the 2400 block of Maple Avenue in Sanford. Investigators said he ...

 

Assistant state attorney Kenneth Lewis fired over post about nightclub shooting

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The assistant state attorney behind a scathing Facebook post about the city of Orlando following the Pulse nightclub terror attacks has been terminated from his position, according to the State Attorney’s Office of the 9th Judicial Circuit. After the shooting, Kenneth Lewis posted a statement on ...

Lawsuits fly over 911 calls from Pulse nightclub

About two dozen media organizations including The Associated Press, CNN and the New York Times have filed a lawsuit seeking disclosure of city of Orlando phone recordings stemming from the Pulse nightclub shooting. The city, in return, has filed a lawsuit seeking direction from the court in balancing the needs ...

 

Longterm assistance center opens for shooting victims; public

A county-owned building that once sat unused is now expected to be very busy as a longterm assistance center for victims of the nightclub shooting and the general public affected by the massacre. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs spoke at the opening of the Orlando ...

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, right, is briefed after arriving to the scene of a fatal shooting at Pulse Orlando nightclub in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Mayor Jacobs: If ever love trumped hatred, this is it

Just 11 days after the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs spoke exclusively with Joe Kelley from Orlando's Morning News about how the county reacted to the terror attack and what the county is planning in the days ahead because of it. (You can ...

This image released by Sony Pictures shows, from left, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig and Leslie Jones in a scene from "Ghostbusters," opening nationwide on July 15. (Hopper Stone/Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures via AP)

Fall Out Boy, Missy Elliot cover Ghostbusters theme for movie reboot

Time may well prove that the best thing about the new Ghostbusters movie is the soundtrack, with the signature 'Who Ya Gonna Call' remade by rockers Fall Out Boy featuring rapper Missy Elliot.  'Ghostbusters' (I'm Not Afraid) will be heard when the movie hits theaters on July 15th.  Thirty years ...

Maxon Shooters in Des Plaines, Illinois 

Sun-Times columnist denied gun sale due to alcohol abuse, domestic violence charges

Chicago Sun-Times reporter, columnist, and editorial board member, Neil Steinberg is anti-gun having written in the past,"...Guns are a kind of mastubatory aid of millions of Americans who imagine themselves supermen." Steinberg says he wanted to show how easy it was to buy the same type of gun used in ...

A makeshift memorial is seen at the base of the sign of the Pulse nightclub, scene of the recent mass shooting, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. Authorities have opened the streets around the club after they had been closed for over a week. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Orlando musicians release 'My City Beautiful' tribute for terror attack

A Winter Springs (Fla.) recording studio has collaborated with local musicians and songwriters to create 'My City Beautiful' (Orlando Tribute) with proceeds to benefit the OneOrlando Fund, which benefits victims of the Pulse nightclub terrorist attack.  Plush Studios describes the effort: Touched by the strength of the great city of ...

FILE - In this June 3, 2016 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. speaks during news conference in Doral, Fla. Leading Republicans expect Rubio to announce he is running for re-election to his Florida Senate seat.  (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

Marco Rubio explains his change of heart on running for reelection

Marco Rubio launched back into headlines earlier this week when he announced that he would run for Senate reelection, despite previous statements that he would retire and become a private citizen. Rubio came out with the announcement stating he had, “changed his mind.” Of course, that wasn’t enough for an ...

(Rosenthal, Joe, Photographer via research.archives.gov)

Marines admit misidentifying one Marine in iconic Iwo Jima photo

Which is more shocking - that a US Marine took credit for being in an iconic image when it wasn't him, or that a Marine was in an iconic image and never took credit? In a stark about-face, the US Marine Corps now admits they erred 70 years ago when ...

Launch Day - ULA to send Navy payload to space Friday from Cape Canaveral

United Launch Alliance hopes to put a US Navy payload into space Friday morning atop an Atlas V rocket.  The payload, known as MOUS-5, is a mobile communications satellite designed to assist mobile military forces.  The 44-minute launch window opens Friday at 10:30am.  The weather looks favorable for launch. (App ...

 

Kaka visits shooting victims in hospital

Orlando City star player Kaka visited some nightclub shooting patients still recovering from their injuries at Orlando Regional Medical Center. He was accompanied by Gov. Rick Scott. Baseball's Johnny Damon and former NBA great Shaq O'Neal were also there. Governor Rick Scott said, “Ann and I thank these amazing athletes ...

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