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Darrell Moody

Darrell Moody joined News 96.5  in April 2013.

He is a 6th generation native Floridian, born and raised in central Florida.  He graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2003.  In 2007, Darrell began his radio career with the Florida News Network and WFLF in Orlando.  Since then, he has worked for Metro Networks, Virtual News Center and several local News/Talk radio stations.  He also hosted the public affairs program Focus Orlando on AM 660 WORL for two years and for nearly four years he was a breaking news helicopter videographer for Central Florida News 13.

Darrell lives in Winter Park with his wife and two daughters.  In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and working in his yard.

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UPS testing drones for delivery near Tampa

UPS has begun testing drones to be used for deliveries. The latest such test was conducted Monday in Hillsborough County at a blueberry farm in Lithia. The drone is launched through an opening in the roof of the delivery truck.  The drone carries the package to its delivery point, saving ...

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Dramatic snowboarder rescue caught on camera

A snowboarder is lucky to be alive, and he has his fellow thrill-seekers to thank. According to a report in the UK's Daily Mail, Mac Johnson was snowboarding last week in Squaw Valley, California when he fell off the edge of a cliff, plummeting about 30 feet.   Two other ...

President Donald Trump calls out to the media after escorting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to his car to depart the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Speculation swirling around President Trump's Melbourne rally

In case you didn't know it, the President is coming to central Florida this weekend. President Donald Trump will be in Melbourne on Saturday for what the White House has called a rally. What's unclear is whether the rally is part of Trump's Thank You Tour, or whether he plans ...

Orlando's current flag design

City of Orlando wants to redesign city's flag

The City of Orlando is in the process of redesigning the city's official flag and they're seeking assistance from citizens. The public design competition is open to anyone through March 22.  Anyone can submit their idea for a new design. The current design of the flag has been used since ...

The entire state of Florida will conduct a tornado drill today.

Weather managers to test tornado radios across Florida today

A statewide tornado drill is set for Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. State emergency management officials will conduct the drill at 10 a.m.  An alert will be broadcast over weather radios at 10:10 a.m. Citizens are encouraged to conduct their own drills at home and post pictures to social media ...

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Skier's wild ride over cliff caught on camera

A skier suffered a mishap on the slopes and his wild ride was caught on camera. Devin Stratton posted the video on his Instagram page and it's gone viral. The video shows Stratton and another skier heading down the slopes when Stratton gets a little too close to the edge ...

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Officer's body camera captures burning car rescue

A police officer in Spokane, Washington is being hailed as a hero after saving a woman from a burning car. The dramatic rescue was caught on the officer's body camera.  It happened Friday night. KREM reports the woman called 911 to report she was trapped inside her burning car.  Officer ...

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Great white shark spotted off Brevard County coast

A Brevard County-based fishing charter snapped pictures of a large great white shark seen trolling offshore. According to a facebook post, someone on the Canaveral Princess hooked the shark during a fishing charter.  Rather than try to land the shark, they cut the line and let it swim away uninjured. ...

Orlando's economy ranks in top ten nationally in new report

Central Florida's economic growth in recent years has landed the Orlando metropolitan statistical area in the top ten of a new list ranking America's largest cities for the strength of their economy. The 2016 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index ranks the Orlando-Sanford-Kissimmee 9th in the U.S. for growing and sustaining ...

An American bittern wades in a freshwater marsh.  Photo courtesy St. Johns River Water Management District

Annual Christmas bird count now underway

The St. Johns River Water Management District is teaming up with the National Audubon Society for its 117th Annual Christmas Bird Count and they're looking for volunteers in central Florida. “District properties play an important role in protecting our water resources, but also provide wildlife habitat,” said St. Johns River ...

 
 

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