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Motorcycle racer avoids crash, crosses finish line on his knees

A Finnish motorcycle racer is making headlines for the way he ended a race on Saturday. FOX Sports reports Niklas Ajo was leading the field at the TT Circuit Assen on Saturday, when he suddenly lost control of his bike entering the final turn. Ajo was thrown from his seat ...

Stephen Allsop (second from left) says he and fellow protesters intended to make a statement by burning Confederate flags near a statue honoring black soldiers in the Union Army.

Man who put Confederate flag on black soldier memorial says he was misunderstood

The man who put a Confederate flag on a Boston memorial honoring an all-black Union Civil War unit said he meant to honor the black soldiers and not create a controversy. The flag was draped over the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment memorial for more than an hour before it was ...

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft breaks apart shortly after liftoff at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Sunday, June 28, 2015. The rocket was carrying supplies to the International Space Station. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Air Force sent destruct signal to ill-fated Falcon 9 rocket

We now know that a self-destruct signal was sent to the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that exploded after launching from Florida's Space Coast on Sunday morning.  The rocket, part of a resupply mission to the International Space Station, spectacularly blew up two minutes after launching from Cape Canaveral Air Force ...

Florida men busted for selling bogus theme park tickets

Two Florida men have been charged with selling $13,000 worth of bogus theme park tickets. Osceola County sheriff's officials said Monday that Jermaine Hernandez and Brian Lang were charged following an undercover investigation. Detectives uncovered 131 theme park tickets as part of the bust. The two were charged with resale ...

Officials: man used Craigslist ads in attempt to meet kids

Authorities are searching for people who might have hired a man who was recently arrested on charges of attempted sexual enticement of a child. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said Monday that 39-year-old Nathan Alexander Bryan was arrested on June 21 after a 14-month investigation. Officials say he offered babysitting ...

Man sought after Orange Co. store robbed at gunpoint

A string of recent armed robberies at several Orange County businesses has some nearby residents on edge. Detectives are working to determine if six armed robberies in less than two weeks could be connected. All of the robberies happened within a 5-mile stretch of the county. The most recent robbery ...

Oklahoma, Florida move quickly to resume lethal injections

Oklahoma and Florida moved quickly to resume lethal injections after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of midazolam, a sedative that has been used in several problematic executions. Attorneys general in both states asked courts Monday to allow executions to proceed, just hours after the high court voted 5-4 ...

Christie forges ahead with bid for President

Along the Jersey Turnpike The conventional political wisdom is that Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is going nowhere fast. That he can’t win the White House in 2016, let alone the Republican nomination for President. But with that very public political assessment hanging over him for months, Christie has ...

Pizza delivery driver helps rescue injured puppy

Authorities are crediting an Orlando pizza delivery driver with helping rescue an injured puppy on Sunday. Orange County Animal Services said the delivery driver found the injured 3-month-old puppy on N. Ohio Avenue. The dog's owner told Animal Services officers that the puppy was injured by another dog in the ...

In this photo taken June 27, 2015, Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks in Henderson, Nev.  Bush wants voters to know he’s on the side of those calling for the Confederate flag to come down from public places. He’s noting his decision to remove it from the Florida Capitol grounds in 2001 when he was governor. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Bush recalls removing Confederate flag from Florida Capitol

Campaigning in South Carolina, where residents are still reeling from a white gunman's massacre of nine black churchgoers, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush told voters Monday that he removed the Confederate battle flag from the Florida Capitol grounds in 2001 when he was governor. Bush told about 100 employees of ...

Fight over gumbo spices leads to fatal stabbing in Florida

Police say a fight over gumbo spices ended with the fatal stabbing of a Florida restaurant worker and former Florida State mascot. Panama City police say 33-year-old Caleb Joshua Halley was working at Buddy's Seafood Market last Tuesday when he and a co-worker, 26-year-old Orlando Thompson, began arguing about how ...

Now comes the SpaceX rocket whodunit: A complex mystery

A rocket's dead, blown to bits in public view. Now it's time for "Rocket Science CSI." After 18 straight successful launches, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket broke apart Sunday morning minutes after soaring away from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Lost with the rocket was a capsule packed with supplies for the crew ...

Woman in car driven into pond identified

Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating how a driver lost control on State Road 408 and ended up in a pond, killing  a 21-year-old woman who attended UCF. Troopers said at about 5 a.m. Sunday, Chloe Arenas was driving a Hyundai eastbound on the State Road 408 exit ramp when ...

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer unveils the full restoration to the historic Downtown Orlando Amtrak station.

Orlando Amtrak station completes $2.1 million facelift

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer cut the ribbon to the new and improved Amtrak station about a mile south of downtown. Originally built in 1926, the renovations included a new wheelchair ramp and increased connectivity with the SunRail station just down the road. “SunRail is right next door and this is ...

Rain, storms moving into central Florida

It's going to be a rainy Monday, with a 70 percent chance of storms moving into central Florida, Severe Weather Center 9's Brian Shields said. It's also going to be mostly cloudy throughout the day, Shields said. "Numerous rain and storms will move in today. This is not our normal ...

Ice cream shop gets angry messages over Confederate flag

The new owners of a South Carolina ice cream shop say they're bearing the brunt of angry but misdirected messages because of a Confederate battle flag in front of their business. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports the flagpole is on a tiny parcel deeded by the property's previous ...

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Pranksters punish inconsiderate driver with Post-It Notes

Video has surfaced of a classic prank executed to perfection last week in Brazil. Chances are, you've seen it before, the car covered in Post-It Notes, but this one goes a bit further.   This time, a group of people decided to teach a man the hard way that it's ...

Orlando Subway robbery

Police search for 3 masked men in Orlando Subway robbery

Orlando police said they are searching for three masked robbers who barged into a Subway restaurant with guns drawn late Sunday night. The robbery happened at the Subway on Colonial Drive near Bumby Avenue. Police said once the three men were inside, they forced the employee to open a safe. ...

Man calls 911, says he killed girlfriend during argument

Broward Sheriff's officials say a man called 911 and told dispatchers he'd killed his girlfriend in the motel room they were sharing.   Dispatchers received the call from 52-year-old Reginald Kindle around 6:20 a.m. Sunday.   Deputies arrested the man without incident.   He told detectives that he had been ...

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