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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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Florida man bags massive alligator during statewide hunt

Florida's alligator hunting season opened last week and one man has quite a story to tell about his hunt.. Billy Moody was with two friends hunting in Lake George in the Ocala National Forest.  The trio were trolling around Juniper Run when they spotted a large alligator near a sand ...

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Alligator strolls through Florida neighborhood

Most alligators are not a big deal in Florida, unless they're seen somewhere they shouldn't be. However, when an alligator shows up somewhere other than their natural habitat, people take notice.  And more often nowadays, they whip out their cell phone and record it. That appears to be the case ...

Apparently, all of these people are looking for Pokemon.  Photo courtesy YouTube

Thousands of Taiwanese stampede toward rare Pokemon

Like it or not, Pokemon Go is a global phenomenon. Millions of people in the U.S. and across the world have become obsessed with the pursuit to, "catch 'em all." And while the Pokemon craze has a lot of people walking around U.S. parks like zombies, it is a scene ...

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Protesters gather outside Houston NAACP office, chant 'white lives matter'

Race relations in the U.S. have dominated the headlines in recent months.   With the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, a number of American cities have seen violent clashes between protesters and police. Those tensions could have come to a head over the weekend in Houston, were it ...

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Veterinarians remove steak knife from puppy's stomach

An Australian family is grateful to have their four-legged friend back home after a very close call. Lexi is a 6-month-old Staffordshire bull terrier.  Last week, she gave her owners quite a scare after swallowing a steak knife. Lexi's owner knew something was wrong when the dog started vomiting.  After ...

Little Braxton Hindman is quite the cowboy.  Photo courtesy Kelly Watson Hindman/Facebook

3-year-old cowboy roping hearts and calf dummies

Video of a pint-sized cowpoke is taking the internet by storm and the video is definitely worth watching. His name is Braxton Hindman.  He's only 3-years-old and he can already rope and ride better than a lot of cowboys. Little Braxton is also becoming an internet sensation.  His mother, Kelly ...

Angel Colon is back on his feet after weeks of rehab following the Pulse attack in June.  Photo courtesy Angel Colon/Facebook

Pulse victim walks for first time since attack

One of the victims of the Pulse nightclub terror attack is back on his feet but still has a long road to recovery. For the first time since the June 12 shooting, Angel Colon is able to walk on his own.  Colon shared video of himself walking for the first ...

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Stunning 'firenado' forms during CO wildfire

A wildfire in Colorado has burned roughly 36,000 acres near the ski resort town of Vail. The Beaver Creek fire has been raging in Routt National Forest for more than a month, providing stunning video as crews battle the blaze. One of those videos surfaced this week on a Facebook ...

Aaron Hernandez, left, the former New England Patriots NFL football player  speaks with his attorney Jose Baez after the lawyer mispoke his name during Hernandez's pre-trial hearing at Suffolk Superior Court, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, in Boston. Judge Jeffrey Locke has set a trial date in February for Hernandez in a double murder case against him. Hernandez already is serving a life sentence for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (Matt West/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)

Jose Baez botches Aaron Hernandez's name during murder hearing

Former University of Florida and New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez hasn't seen the football field in a few years. These days his uniform is a prison jumpsuit, rather than a football jersey.    Hernandez is facing trial for a 2012 double-murder and he's hired a well-known attorney to ...

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US Coast Guard makes hundreds of inland rescues after LA floods

Flooding in Louisiana has claimed close to a dozen lives and thousands more have been forced from their homes. The worst of the devastation is around Baton Rouge.   The U.S. Coast Guard has been rescuing stranded victims from the rooftops of buildings, conducting around 200 search and rescue operations. ...




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