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The Spinners from left John Edwards, Bobby Smith, Henry Fambrough, Pervis Jackson and Billy Henderson in a 1997 photo. (AP Photo)

Member of music group “The Spinners” dies in FL

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former lead singer of the soul music group “The Spinners” has died in Orlando.


University of Central Florida police block road near Tower 1 dorm (tall building in center) after weapons and explosive devices were found while investigating apparent suicide by student, Orlando. (AP Photo)

Explosives safely removed from UCF dorm

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Explosive devices found in a dorm at the University of Central Florida have been safely removed from the building and classes have resumed.


Casey Anthony

Court sets aside 2 of Casey Anthony’s convictions

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida appellate court on Friday set aside two of the four convictions Casey Anthony faced for lying to detectives during the investigation into her missing 2-year-old daughter.


George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman sues NBC and reporters

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – George Zimmerman sued NBC on Thursday, claiming he was defamed when the network edited his 911 call to police after the shooting of Trayvon Martin to make it sound like he was racist.


dolphin bites

Girl bitten while feeding dolphin at SeaWorld

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) – The family of an 8-year-old Georgia girl says she suffered minor injuries after a dolphin bit her hand at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla.


Obama cancels Tuesday trip to Wisconsin

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – President Barack Obama is cancelling more campaign events to monitor Hurricane Sandy back in Washington. The latest political event to get scrapped as the storm heads to the East Coast is […]


1st defendant sentenced in FAMU hazing case

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The first of a dozen defendants to be sentenced in last year’s hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major avoided jail time when he received his punishment Monday, but he […]


Zimmerman wants better management of evidence

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Attorneys for former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman said in a motion Monday that prosecutors are dragging their feet on turning over evidence. Zimmerman’s attorneys said prosecutors aren’t turning information over […]


FAMU hazing defendant enters no contest plea

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The first of more than a dozen defendants charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major has entered a plea of no contest to third-degree felony hazing. An […]


Olive Garden and other restaurant workers sue company

MIAMI (AP) – Servers at Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse and other eateries are suing the restaurants’ parent company, claiming they were cheated out of overtime pay and not allowed to clock-in until customers arrived. The […]




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