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Orange County Proclaims ‘Taiwan Day’

Orange County proclaimed "Taiwan Day," with a special event commemorating the 45th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act.

Suspended Orlando Commissioner Issues Statement

Suspended Orlando City Commissioner, who was arrested after being indicted on multiple serious charges, has issued a public statement.

Grand Jury Decision in OPD Officer Downtown Orlando Deadly Shooting

A grand jury has made a decision in an OPD officer downtown Orlando shooting that led to the death of a young man.

Orlando Police Officers Cleared of Criminal Charges in Shooting

Two Orlando Police Department officers involved in a shooting have been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing.

Governor DeSantis Officially Suspends Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 24-63, suspending Regina Hill as Orlando City Commissioner.

Orlando Commissioner Arrested, Booked on Multiple Serious Charges

Orlando City Commissioner booked in jail facing charges of exploitation of an elderly/disabled person, mortgage fraud, scheme to defraud, and impersonation.

Orlando Commissioner Regina Hill Must Resign

West Orlando News calls on Commissioner Regina Hill to resign immediately, or she should be removed from office by Governor Ron DeSantis.

Emergency Demolition of Unsafe, Deserted Mobile Home Park

The mobile home park has long been a source of complaints and criminal activity, according to county officials.

Orange County’s Temporary Injunction Served on Kaleo Ministries/Hope City Refuge

5+ years of failed inspections and multiple violations gets Kaleo Ministries / Hope City Refuge served with a Temporary Injunction by Orange County.

Largest Floating Solar Array in Southeast U.S. Unveiled in Central Florida

The largest floating solar array in the Southeast U.S. is officially generating clean energy right here in Central Florida.

Commissioner Bonilla’s Sustainable Science Showcase Includes Scholarship Reward

Commissioner Emily Bonilla and Duke Energy unveiled the Sustainable Science Showcase on April 21st at the Orlando Science Center.

Diverging Diamond Interchange at Sand Lake Road

Attention drivers: a Diverging Diamond Interchange is now reality at the Interstate 4 (I-4) and Sand Lake Road (State Road 482) interchange.

Record Year at Orlando International Airport

This year’s Spring Break record comes on the heels of another record-setting year at Orlando International Airport.

State Attorney Drops Charge Against Deputy in Shooting of Unarmed Man

The State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit announced aggravated battery charge against Orange County deputy in shooting of an unarmed man dropped.

More Legal Trouble: Civil Injunction Filed Against Orlando City Commissioner

More legal trouble for Orlando Democratic City Commissioner Regina Hill, who was served in a civil matter alleging exploitation of a senior and theft.

Busiest Spring Break Expected at Orlando International Airport

More passengers are expected to travel through Orlando International Airport for Spring Break than at any other time.

City of Orlando Plans to Expand Community Violence Intervention Initiative

The Orlando City Council plans to expand the Community Violence Intervention initiative thanks to a $1.5 million grant.

General Aviation Activity Flourishes at Orlando Executive Airport

General aviation activity has been on a steady upward trajectory at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL).

Orange County Awarded for Work to Save Trees and Grow Urban Canopy

Orange County awarded for environmentally conscious efforts to preserve more trees and increase the county’s urban canopy.

Dedicated Grounds Crew at Orlando VA Cultivates Pride, Serenity for Veterans

The Orlando VA Healthcare System vibrant and meticulously manicured grounds serve as a testament to the dedication and hard work of its grounds crew.

Governor DeSantis Appoints Two Judges to Orange County Court

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently announced two judicial appointments to the Orange County Court.

Avian Flu Alert for Lake Eola Park in Orlando

An avian flu alert has been issued by the City of Orlando for Lake Eola Park after several bird deaths were found to be positive for Avian Influenza.

Orange County Mayor Demings Terminates Lobbying Contract with GrayRobinson

Orange County Mayor Demings terminates lobbying contract with GrayRobinson after local scandal involving lobbyist, Visit Orlando and Democratic lawmaker.

Orange County Won Regional Diamond Award for Land Conservation

Orange County Government received the Executive Award of Regional Significance for its commitment to land conservation.

ICYMI: Judson’s Live Opens at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts opened its fifth venue, the Joyce & Judson Green Room, to be known as ‘Judson’s Live’ in Orlando.

Orlando Featured on Netflix’s ‘Somebody Feed Phil’

Orlando is one of only eight destinations - and one of two U.S. destinations - profiled in season 7 of the popular Netflix show, “Somebody Feed Phil.”

Warning Against Scams, Orange County Hosts Taking the CON Out of Consumer

Orange County is offering residents the chance to empower themselves against scams at the Taking the CON Out of Consumer workshop.

Orange County Adopts Vision Zero Strategies to Save Lives

As Orange-Kissimmee-Sanford area continues to rank as one of deadliest regions in U.S., Orange County adopts Vision Zero strategies to save lives.

Orlando International Airport Begins Enhancing Select Main Terminal Areas

Orlando International Airport is beginning to enhance select main terminal areas with a refurbishment project.

Central Florida Man Wins $1 Million Prize from Scratch-Off Game

Another Central Florida man claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X THE CASH scratch-off game.