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Two Dead In Scaffolding Collapse Near Disney

Officials say they don't know what caused scaffolding to collapse, sending two construction workers falling to their deaths early Wednesday as they were pouring concrete on the seventh floor of a 16-story hotel under construction near Disney World.

Orlando Tops The List Of The 2018 Best Recreational Cities

Tuesday’s report, “2018’s Best & Worst Cities for Recreation,” highlights the benefits of recreational activities for consumers and economies across the country, pointing to which cities are amenable for families and active city-goers.

Orlando Shooter Neighbors Call Him Quiet But Strange

Orlando Shooter Neighbor's Call Him Quiet But Strange. Four kids dead and now we begin to see what the killer was all about.

Orlando Hostage Situation Update – Man Holding Four Children

Orlando Hostage Situation Update - Man Holding Four Children - A policeman has been shot and four kids are being held hostage in Orlando.
Pulse Nightclub

2nd Anniversary of Pulse Massacre Marked By Art, Litigation

Survivors and victims' relatives are marking the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting with a remembrance ceremony, a run, art exhibits and litigation.

Pulse Nightclub Shooting Survivors Sue Orlando, Its Police

Almost two years after a massacre at an Orlando nightclub left 49 people dead and 53 injured, some of the surviving victims were filing a lawsuit in federal court Thursday saying the city and police didn't do enough to try to stop the shooter.

Orlando Top City For ‘Staycations’

In news that might not come as a surprise to those who live in Orlando, Wallethub has ranked the city top in the nation for ‘Staycations.’  Citing restaurants, recreation, access to zoos and aquariums as well as access to ice cream, Orlando ended up topping the list.

Pregnant Woman Says Man Punched Her and Service Dog On Plane

A deaf woman who is 5 months pregnant says a man punched her in the stomach and hit her service dog during a confrontation on an airplane as it arrived at a Florida airport.

Prosecutor Will No Longer Request Bail for Small Crimes

A Florida prosecutor who got into a legal fight with the governor for her blanket refusal to seek the death penalty now says her office will no longer request monetary bail bonds for defendants accused of low-level crimes.
Florida

Highway Patrol Says Orlando Man Crashed Into Sheriff’s Vehicle

The Florida Highway Patrol says Rida Boualam was headed to his girlfriend’s house when he hit the back of an Orange County sheriff’s vehicle. The 45-year old told officers that he had two beers before leaving home though authorities say they also found an open beer can in his car.
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