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Cecil Williams pets his guide dog Orlando in his hospital bed following a fall onto subway tracks from the platform, Dec. 17, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Hero guide dog assured good home after NY rescue

NEW YORK (AP) — The guide dog that leaped onto subway tracks after his blind owner lost consciousness and fell off a station platform is assured a loving home after his retirement. Cecil Williams, who […]

12/18/2013

In this undated photo provided by the Florida Department of Corrections shows Florida death row inmate Darius Kimbrough. (AP Photo/Florida Department of Corrections)

Fla. inmate executed for killing of Orlando woman

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted in the 1991 sexual assault and murder of an aspiring artist in Orlando has been executed in Florida. Forty-year-old Darius Kimbrough was pronounced dead at 6:18 p.m. following […]

11/12/2013

Ibragim Todashev, shown in May 4, 2013 Orange County Corrections Department booking photo after his arrest for aggravated battery in Orlando. (AP Photo)

FBI reports man has been fatally shot in Boston bombing probe

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case early Wednesday after he lunged at an FBI agent with a knife, officials […]

05/22/2013

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.

03/18/2013

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.

03/18/2013

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)

Weapons, explosives found in dorm on Fla. campus

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities investigating the apparent suicide of a college student discovered weapons and explosive devices in a dorm on the University of Central Florida campus in Orlando early Monday.

03/18/2013

Clippers 2-6

Clippers end losing skid with 86-76 win over Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers know what it’s like to take the floor without key players. A matchup with the equally hobbled Orlando Magic helped them rediscover what winning feels like.

02/06/2013

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Predators to offer refunds for losing seasons

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Arena Football League’s Orlando Predators say if they lose, season ticket holders could get refunds.

01/23/2013

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.

12/06/2012

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 […]

10/09/2012

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