Barberville, Fla. A shootout with Volusia County Sheriff deputies early Tuesday has left a man dead and a pregnant woman injured. According to deputies, the incident started when they tried to pull over a pickup truck with a burned taillight on State Road 40 in Barbeville. As the responding deputies were...
Miami, Fla. - The Centers for Disease Control has given the Carnival ship 'Fascination' an 84 for sanitation in a recent surprise inspection. Anything less than 86 is considered a failure according to the CDC and the U.S. Coast Guard. Carnival Cruises is based in Miami and has had several recent...
Winter Park, Fla. A 72-year-old Winter Park man was rushed to the hospital on Thursday after being bit by a venomous viper. Officials with Florida Fish and Wildlife responded to the home of Temple Drive and confirmed that the snake was a Gaboon viper. The 20-inch-long viper is owned by the victim...
Orlando, FL According to a report by the Market Research firm in April 2014, 39.3% of businesses in the U.S. with at least 20 employees have access to faster network connections through fiber-optic hardware compared to 36.1% in 2012. The remaining 60.7% of buildings are listed as the "Fiber Gap"...
In another attack, Anonymous, as part of the relatively new AntiSec movement, has again hacked Arizona police websites culling personal data of several officers and releasing some of it to the public, including things like private emails and PayPal transactions. While law enforcement says these actions are illegal and in...
Orlando, Fla. - Discovery Middle School teacher Gretchen Gonzalez has been suspended after a video surfaced showing the 34-year-old teacher holding hands with a boy as they walked into a hotel. She was identified by her ex-husband's attorney, Michael Rathel. The Orange County School District has suspended the teacher with pay...
Sanford, Fla. A Seminole County man was arrested and charged with stealing an ambulance on Tuesday with an EMT still in it. The incident happened at Central Florida Hospital. According to Sanford police, James Weldon Sessions, 43, got into the ambulance and took off at about 4:00 p.m. A firefighter EMT was in...
Miami, Fla. The Florida Department of Health announced on Tuesday that there have been six cases of Zika virus in Florida from people traveling outside of the country. DOH officials said that none of the diagnosed cases involved pregnant women. Zika virus is known to cause children to be born with...
Orlando, Fla. - According to various reports early this morning, Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard is expected to sign a deal with the L.A. Lakers, bringing to a close his outspoken desire to leave Orlando. The deal and the details have not been announced yet, but are believed to contain long-term contracts...
Melbourne, Fla. Melbourne Police officers are currently in a standoff with a gunman who has barricaded himself in his home on Thursday night. Police say they were called after getting reports of a man driving in a vehicle and shooting a gun into the air. The man had also made threats...