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Orange County father chases alleged peeping Tom out of neighborhood

Deputies said a father of two chased away a man who he caught peeping through his children’s window. Orange County deputies said the father saw the man looking into his 8 and 11-year-old’s bedroom window at a home on Bass Lake Boulevard. Deputies said he yelled at the man to ...

Atlas V rocket successfully launches from Cape Canaveral

In Brevard County, space enthusiasts are celebrating another successful launch. The launch came less than 24 hours after an unmanned rocket exploded at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia Tuesday evening.   NASA officials said they don't expect Tuesday night's failure to impact to other missions in Florida or elsewhere. ...

FAMU student allegedly hazed along with Robert Champion testifies

On Wednesday, jurors in the trial of Dante Martin, who was charged in the hazing death of Robert Champion, listened closely as a former Florida A & M University band member described the hazing ritual she said she endured along with Champion.   Lizette Sanchez said she felt tremendous pressure ...

Man arrested at NC Walmart admits to killing mother, 2 cats

The man arrested at a North Carolina Walmart last week, accused of murdering his own mother, was returned to Massachusetts and made a bombshell confession Tuesday night. Matthew McAveeney is accused of beating his elderly mother to death in Winchester, Ma., as well as her two cats. >> RELATED: Man ...

‘Walking in NYC as a woman’ video goes viral

What happens when a woman wearing jeans and a T-shirt walks silently through the streets of New York City for 10 hours? She receives a lot of catcalls from male bystanders, and they are all caught on tape. http://youtu.be/b1XGPvbWn0A The public service announcement was created by Rob Bliss and Hollaback! ...

Separated tire likely cause of fatal dump truck crash on SR-408

A dump-truck driver was killed in a rollover crash Wednesday morning, which shut down a portion of State Road 408 westbound near Pine Hills. Authorities said the driver of the truck lost control when it blew a tire about 10 a.m. and slid on the operating wall before crashing into ...

Russians deliver space station cargo after US flop

Just hours after an American cargo run to the International Space Station ended in flames, a Russian supply ship has arrived at the station with a load of fresh supplies.   The Russian supply ship launched early Wednesday from Kazakhstan and arrived at the orbiting lab six hours later with ...

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Students suspended for posting pre-homecoming photo with airsoft guns

It's a photo full of controversy – and two students, striking a pose before heading to the homecoming dance, are now facing school suspensions because of it. http://twitter.com/fox25news/status/527403360014860288 According to WFXT-TV in Boston, the students took a picture before the homecoming dance at one of their houses, in their evening ...

Tractor-trailer crashes into school bus on SR-436 in Altamonte Springs

A tractor-trailer crashed into a school bus on State Road 436, just east of State Road 434 in Altamonte Springs Wednesday, officials said. Authorities said the bus driver was injured and was taken to a hospital.  There were no children on board the bus at the time of the crash, ...

The puppy, named Tuco, according to Boston Magazine, is 9 weeks old and being trained by Patrol Officer Troy Caisey, the head trainer of the Boston Police Department's K-9 unit.

Must-see: Adorable photo of Boston puppy in oversized K-9 vest goes viral

A photo of a German shepherd puppy in a K-9 vest has gone viral after a group that equips the dogs to work in law enforcement posted the image on Facebook, WFXT-TV in Boston reports. The puppy, named Tuco, according to Boston Magazine, is 9 weeks old and being trained by ...

Sanford wants to delay pot dispensaries

The city of Sanford may delay the opening of any pot dispensaries if Florida voters approve an amendment to legalize medical marijuana.   City commissioners on Monday voted to ask city staffers to establish a six-month moratorium on the opening of any medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits.   The ...

Mom who drove van into ocean wants to see kids

The South Carolina woman accused of trying to kill her three children by driving her minivan into the Atlantic Ocean off Daytona Beach wants to see them.   Circuit Judge Leah Case will hear the request Friday morning. The judge barred Ebony Wilkerson from having any contact with the children ...

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Police: Washington student threatens to shoot up school, claims to have hit list

A 16-year-old student at North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo, Washington, has been arrested after he allegedly threatened to shoot up the school. The student also claimed to have a hit list, police said. The threat was heard by another student at the school, who reported it to a parent, ...

Vet removes dog's eye without owner's permission

A St. Petersburg woman said an animal hospital removed her dog's eye without her permission. Chloe's owner, Kimberly Hayden, said her eye was never supposed to come out. Over the weekend, Chloe got an abrasion on her eye. Hayden took the dog to the Tyrone Banfield Animal Hospital on Saturday ...

Police: Jose Canseco accidentally shoots himself in hand

Former baseball star Jose Canseco accidentally shot himself in the left hand Tuesday, according to The Associated Press.  Canseco – who played for the Oakland A's, Texas Rangers and several other Major League Baseball teams – was cleaning his gun in the kitchen of his Las Vegas home when the weapon ...

Police: Women stabbed by man they met online

Police said two women who were stabbed at a Jacksonville hotel had arranged a date with a suspect through a social media website.   The Florida Times-Union reports 28-year-old Jennalee Miles was found dead in the hotel room early Saturday. The surviving woman was able to pull a fire alarm ...

'Hello Kitty' arrested on drunken driving charge

Usually when folks think of Hello Kitty, they think about that little cat with the iconic red bow. http://twitter.com/ABC7JulieSone/status/527224630482722817 But you probably don't think of this: HLN reports, "Police in Maine arrested a woman. She was dressed as Hello Kitty while allegedly driving drunk." >> Read more trending stories According to Portland's ...

FHP: Motorcyclist driving at high rate of speed killed in crash on I-4

A motorcyclist was killed while driving on Interstate 4 eastbound in Volusia County, just east of the St. Johns River Bridge Wednesday, said authorities. State Troopers said debris from the crash resulted in three other crashes and caused a backup on the roadway for hours. "Just came to a dead ...

'Honey Boo Boo' fans start petition, Facebook page demanding reboot

"Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" is gone from the TLC lineup amid allegations the former beauty queen’s mom is dating a convicted child molester, but the Boo Boo Nation is demanding a new reboot, presumably minus the embattled "Mama June" Shannon. "Give Sugar Bear and Poodle their own show" is the ...

Seminole County home destroyed in fire

Two residents escaped uninjured during a fast-moving house fire in Seminole County on Tuesday evening, officials said. The fire broke out at a home on Creekview Lane near Tuskawilla Road around 6 p.m. Once on scene, firefighters said the home was engulfed in flames and crews were unable to go ...

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