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Paint and Party at Canvas and Cheers

Even those with two left hands will have a blast and create their very own masterpiece under 2-1/2 hours.

Killer of Girl Found in Landfill gets Life in Prison

A man who Clay County deputies felt confident was their man, pleaded guilty on Friday to the abduction and murder of a 7-year-old Orange Park girl.

Orange County Sheriff’s Auction: ‘Where Prices Can’t be Beat!’

The Orange County Sheriff's Office will sell more than 70 cars, motorcycles and jet skis at an Auto Auction on Saturday, February 4, at the Sheriff's Office Central Operation Fleet Management Parking area on Colonial Drive.

FHP: Woman Drives Drunk to Elementary School

A mother is accused of driving drunk to an elementary school in Brevard County on Thursday.

Orlando Woman Accused of Stabbing Man to Death

A woman who deputies say is responsible for stabbing a man to death last Friday, then fleeing to New York, was arrested in Syracuse on Wednesday.

Man Killed by Orange County Deputy, Identified

The man who was shot dead by a deputy sheriff three weeks ago, has been identified. The dead man is 21-year-old Jose Simon-Dominguez, a Hispanic, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.

Deputies Arrest Suspect in Killing Near UCF

Orange County deputies believe they found the man who pulled the trigger killing 21-year-old Frank M. Perry, last Tuesday.

Five Juveniles Charged with Detonating Acid Bombs

Five juveniles have now been charged with detonating acid bombs on Valencia College on Kirkman Road.

Teen Killed in Early Morning Crash, Deputy Airlifted to Hospital

Two early morning crashes in Volusia County left a teen dead and a deputy had to be airlifted to an area hospital.

Police Warn of Hitman Spam Scam

Police are warning citizens of a hitman scam that could begin sweeping the Central Florida area.

Divers Search Lake for Missing Mom

The search for missing Orlando mother Michelle Parker has moved to a lake along South Orange Blossom Trail.

Authorities ID Man Shot, Killed Near UCF

Orange County deputies have identified the man shot dead at the Arbour Apartments on Macakay Boulevard near UCF.

Deputies: Man Shot Dead at Apartment Complex

A man was shot and killed at the Arbour Apartments on Mackay Boulevard near Alafaya Trail on Orange County's east side.

North Carolina Tech Success Stirs Up Hornet’s Nest

North Carolina Tech Preparatory Christian Academy, located in Charlotte, North Carolina, has compiled a record of 76 wins and only six losses over the last seven years playing and beating almost any and every school that agreed to compete against them.

Cops Arrest Four in Connection with East Side Shooting

Four people have been arrested in connection with a shooting incident that left one person dead and two others in critical conditions.

FHP: Ten Dead in Massive Highway Crash

Ten people died after smoke from a brush fire led to multiple crashes on Interstate 75 early on Sunday morning. Florida Highway Patrol said, at least 12 passenger cars and approximately seven semi-trucks were involved in several crashes near mile marker 379 in Alachua County.

Elephant In the Room

It's been two months since the Orlando Magic General Manager Otis Smith removed Dwight Howard off the trading block in hopes of keeping his All-Star center long term.

Keith Sweat Rocks Zora Crowd

Harlem-born R&B singer Keith Sweat, at a special "Neo Soul" concert, rocked the massive crowd to close out the 23rd Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival on Saturday night.

One Killed, 2 Critical in Sunday Morning Shooting

Orlando police say, one person was killed and two others remain in critical condition, after gunfire broke out early on Sunday morning.

Deputies Search for Person of Interest in Vanguard Street Murder

Deputies are searching for a person of interest who might be connected to a murder that took place off International Drive, early on Friday morning.

Orlando Ballet Completes Trilogy with Battle of the Sexes III

The Orlando Ballet is getting set to thrill audiences yet again with its performance of Battle of the Sexes III. The striking finish to this epic trilogy takes place Feb. 10-12 at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center.

Worst Mother Award: Woman Arrested for Egging On Teen Fight

An Orlando mother who encouraged a fight between her teen daughter and another teen was arrested on Thursday, Orlando police say.

Michelle Obama Rolls Out “MiPlato” Initiative in Tampa

First Lady Michelle Obama announced today, the "MiPlato" initiative at National Supermarket in Tampa, Florida, another dimension of the "Let's Move" campaign, aimed at encouraging Americans to eat healthy foods.

Man Helping Stranded Driver on Interstate 4, Killed

An unknown man died after he was struck by a Chevy on Interstate 4, near Lake Helen in Volusia County, Thursday morning officials said.

Two Kids Hit Boarding School Bus, Driver Not at Fault

The driver of a 1998 Buick, who swerved to avoid another vehicle and ended up hitting two children as they boarded a school bus, was not at fault, Florida Highway Patrol said.

Obama: Economic Fairness Central to Rebuilding America

In perhaps his most assertive State of the Union address yet, President Obama laid out a vision for rebuilding the U.S. economy, underpinned by economic fairness, telling the nation the defining issue is, how to keep the promise of the American dream alive. "...The basic American promise is that if you worked hard, you could do well enough to raise a family, own a home, send your kids to college, and put a little away for retirement," the president told a packed House chamber of lawmakers and invited guests.

City to Honor Passing of Top Arson Dog

The Orlando Fire Department's first arson dog has died. Maxine, known fondly as Max, passed away after a battle with cancer last Friday.

Wait! Florida Foster Youth to Get Dropped in the Grease

Statistics show that nearly half of Florida's foster youth fail their grade-level FCAT by the time they turn 17. But, despite this, a bill that would take two years off the time young adults may receive a state stipend in the state's foster care system is making its way before a House panel Tuesday.

Obama Delivers 2012 State of the Union Tuesday Night

Tonight, President Obama will deliver his third State of the Union Address to the nation from the U.S. capitol.

Man Attacks Teen Armed with Knife, Grabs Another

In separate incidents, two teens were attacked by a man armed with a knife early on Monday morning, Orange County deputies say.