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The Latest from News 96.5 WDBO

    A man is in the hospital after being shot in the head near the Central Florida fairgrounds Saturday afternoon.   The shooting happened at the vehicle repair shop at 617 Delhi Street around 1:20pm.    First responders say they transported a man in his 30s to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the head.    Deputies have said the man's injuries are life threatening and are working to piece together what led to the shooting.
  • An armed man is still at large after robbing and shooting at a Maitland gas station employee.   The incident occurred just before 11 a.m. at the Shell gas station at 500 South Orlando Avenue. The employee was counting money in the back and the man came in and pointed a gun at the clerk.    The worker ran from the store, and the robber fired a shot, but missed the worker, shattering the glass front door.    The suspect was able to get some money and fled the scene with two others, heading north on US 17-92 in a red Nissan Altima, which has a South Carolina license plate.    Police are reviewing surveillance video to gather more information about the incident and the people involved.    Anyone with information is asked to call Maitland police at 407-539-6262 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS(8477)
  • On 11/20/2017 around 9 a.m., the victim, a tourist from Scotland, was walking towards his hotel at 7600 International Drive, when a black male suspect tried to take his bag. The suspect was able to get some money and fled on foot.   The victim stated that the suspect was on the same Lynx bus with him and observed the suspect was with a heavier set black female while on the bus.    The male suspect is believe to be between the ages of 18 to 25, is average built with a short afro, about 6 feet tall with facial hair, and was wearing a black hooded jacket and carrying a red book bag.    The female companion is between the ages of 25 to 30, is heavy set, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and was wearing a gray sweatshirt that reads 'Florida Orlando'.    There is a reward up to a thousand dollars to anyone with any information leading to the identification of the suspect.    If you have any information, you are urged to call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS(8477).
  • Orange County deputies are investigating the circumstances of a shooting that left three people injured Saturday evening.   It happened shortly after 5pm along the 12700 block of East Colonial drive. A woman was transported to the hospital after she was shot, and is expected to survive.    Deputies said the other adult and the child were also injured, but were not taken to the hospital.
  • Orange County deputies are investigating a shooting that took place Saturday afternoon that left one person in the hospital.   Around 5pm, deputies responded to a shooting that took place in the 800 area of Willie Mays Parkway. Upon arrival, deputies learned that OPD responded to the Popeyes near Columbia Street where they located the victim with a gunshot wound in the back.    The wounded individual indicated that the incident initially occurred during an argument. The victim was transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries and was reportedly conscious and speaking.    Police have not identified the person who shot or indicated if they are looking for a suspect.
  • A Cocoa man has been ticketed for reckless driving after Florida Highway Patrol says he allegedly plowed through a bedroom with three children inside early Saturday.   44 year old Johnny Woodberry was driving a 2005 Cadillac down Lunar Lake Circle around 2 AM. He reportedly lost control and traveled into the yard of a house on the 700 block.    The vehicle struck the house and continued inside a bedroom, where three children were asleep.    The three children suffered minor injuries and were taken to Wuestoff Hospital and were later released.
  • The annual 'Wreaths Across America' ceremony was held today at Greenwood Cemetery. The program is conducted each December where the mission is to Remeber, Honor, and Teach about the men and women who gave their lives for our country.   At the ceremony, Orlando Police Department personnel from each branch of the military, including police chief John Mina, along with those in attendance gathered wreaths and laid them on the gravesides of our nations veterans.    The ceremony is coordinated and carried out at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,200 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad.
  • A new Star Wars virtual reality experience makes its debut today in Disney Springs.   Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire transports guests into the Star Wars universe allowing them to move freely throughout the multi-sensory experience with friends and family. You and your team of three others will go undercover as Stormtroopers to capture Imperial intelligence vital to the survival of the rebellion.    The trailer can be seen here:  Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire – The VOID and ILMxLAB – Hyper-Reality Experience It is at The VOID, which is in the Marketplace section right by Once Upon A Toy. Tickets start at 30 dollars per person. Its for ages 10 and up. You must also sign a liability waiver before entering, and anyone under 18 must have a parent or guardian present to sign the liability waiver in person.    The experience lasts 30 minutes. Tickets can be purchased right here.
  • Dozens of deserving children with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida got to pick out Christmas gifts with the helping hands of the Orange County Fire Rescue. Each child received a gift card and was paired with a firefighter at the Toys “R” Us at Millenia on Thursday night. Firefighters dressed in their Class A uniform escorted the children around the store, while other firefighters in bunker gear wrapped the gifts outside. A fire engine was displayed for the children to enjoy. Santa also dropped by. Donations are still being accepted in order to benefit more children. Click here to learn more.
  • A 17-year-old Wekiva High School student has been arrested for bringing a gun to school, Orange County deputies said. On Friday, Clevens Delice posted a video on Snapchat of himself with the gun, and a student notified school resource officers at the school, deputies said. Deputies later confirmed the gun was loaded. Delice faces charges of possession of a firearm on school grounds and possession of an altered firearm. Eyewitness News has named the juvenile because both offenses are felony charges. Delice did not threaten anyone with the firearm, deputies said. Sheriff Jerry Demings applauded the student who reported that Delice had a gun, investigators said. 'They did the right thing. I don't know who they were, but they should be getting a gold medal basically,' student Jesse Sanders told  Channel 9’s Len Kiese . Principal Michele Erickson sent a phone message to parents to alert them of the situation and to let parents know the school was briefly placed on lockdown while deputies located Delice, investigators said. 'The appropriate disciplinary action will be handed out in accordance with the code of student conduct,' Erickson said in the phone message.

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  • Power is out at Hartsfield-Jackson international Airport and all flights are being held, officials said Sunday  >> Read more trending news The airport is currently holding all inbound flights until at least 4 p.m. and departure delays are averaging nearly an hour and a half, according to  FlightAware. The outage was first reported about 1:15 p.m. Flyers should check the official FAA website for air traffic control updates. As of 3 p.m., traffic destined to Atlanta was being delayed at its departure point.  Rick Crotts, an Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor aboard a flight that had arrived at the airport around the time of the power failure, is among passengers still waiting aboard their flights to reach a gate. Crotts' flight has been waiting for more than an hour, when crews brought a ladder and started getting people off the plane about 3:40 p.m., he said. Earlier, the Delta Air Lines pilot told passengers a construction crew cut a power line, causing the outage, but an airport spokesman, Andy Gobeil, said officials weren’t sure. “We have not determined what caused it,” Gobeil said. Atlanta fire officials and others are “trying to determine how long it will take to get everything up and running.”  Georgia Power officials confirmed they are aware of the problem, but didn’t have additional information. Inside the airport at Concourse D, Olivia Dorfman told The AJC she was about to board a flight home to Indiana when the power went out.  “Maybe 10 minutes later a buzzer went off in the background — that has been going on for over an hour and every so often bright lights flash in the ceiling,” Dorfman said. Near the D9A gate, she said smoke filled the area and at different times airport workers tried to herd passengers toward the smoky area and away from it. “This has been very bizarre,” she said. “No one seems to know what they’re doing.” After at least one other woman said she wouldn’t stand in the area that smelled of acrid smoke like from an electrical fire because she suffers from asthma. She and others then walked back toward the gate, Dorfman said.  “A man is just yelling, ‘Go this way,’” Dorfman said.  She said the stores aren’t able to sell water or items because of the power outage. “It’s unbelievable; this is the busiest airport,” Dorfman said. John Reetz, a passenger on Flight DL 5297, said his is one of about 30 planes parked on the tarmac, waiting for power to be restored. “Can’t extend jetways from terminal so planes are parking on tarmac,” Reetz said in an email. The pilot told passengers about 2:30 p.m. that nobody had issued any estimate on when the power would be restored, Reetz said.  “All we can do is listen and wait to hear something,' the pilot told passengers.  At the time, passengers were in a generally good mood, but at least one joked that he didn’t have to use the restroom until he saw a line.  That was only after 45 minutes, Reetz said.  About 3:10 p.m., an officer onboard that flight told passengers, '’This looks like it's going to be a longer process now instead of a shorter one,’” Reetz said. “We're going to be here for a while unfortunately.'  No flights are off-loading passengers or crew except perhaps cargo planes that have separate terminal areas, Reetz said, noting that more planes landed and there were 40 planes parked on south side of airport. 'No idea how many more on the north side,' the officer aboard the flight told Reetz. 
  • A man is in the hospital after being shot in the head near the Central Florida fairgrounds Saturday afternoon.   The shooting happened at the vehicle repair shop at 617 Delhi Street around 1:20pm.    First responders say they transported a man in his 30s to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the head.    Deputies have said the man's injuries are life threatening and are working to piece together what led to the shooting.
  • An armed man is still at large after robbing and shooting at a Maitland gas station employee.   The incident occurred just before 11 a.m. at the Shell gas station at 500 South Orlando Avenue. The employee was counting money in the back and the man came in and pointed a gun at the clerk.    The worker ran from the store, and the robber fired a shot, but missed the worker, shattering the glass front door.    The suspect was able to get some money and fled the scene with two others, heading north on US 17-92 in a red Nissan Altima, which has a South Carolina license plate.    Police are reviewing surveillance video to gather more information about the incident and the people involved.    Anyone with information is asked to call Maitland police at 407-539-6262 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS(8477)
  • On 11/20/2017 around 9 a.m., the victim, a tourist from Scotland, was walking towards his hotel at 7600 International Drive, when a black male suspect tried to take his bag. The suspect was able to get some money and fled on foot.   The victim stated that the suspect was on the same Lynx bus with him and observed the suspect was with a heavier set black female while on the bus.    The male suspect is believe to be between the ages of 18 to 25, is average built with a short afro, about 6 feet tall with facial hair, and was wearing a black hooded jacket and carrying a red book bag.    The female companion is between the ages of 25 to 30, is heavy set, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and was wearing a gray sweatshirt that reads 'Florida Orlando'.    There is a reward up to a thousand dollars to anyone with any information leading to the identification of the suspect.    If you have any information, you are urged to call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS(8477).
  • Orange County deputies are investigating the circumstances of a shooting that left three people injured Saturday evening.   It happened shortly after 5pm along the 12700 block of East Colonial drive. A woman was transported to the hospital after she was shot, and is expected to survive.    Deputies said the other adult and the child were also injured, but were not taken to the hospital.