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Week of Sept. 11, 2022

Central Florida firefighters honor first responders lost on 9/11 with annual stair climb

Week of Sept. 4, 2022

From Halloween frights to David Bowie films: Here are 9 things to do this weekend

Labor Day 2022: What is open, closed on Monday?

Week of Aug. 28, 2022

NASA set for historic launch of SLS rocket for Artemis I mission to moon

Week of Aug. 21, 2022

Student loan forgiveness: How do you know if you are eligible for debt cancellation?

Biden announces plan to forgive student loan debt, extend repayment pause

LIVE UPDATES: Michael Waltz wins Republican nomination for U.S. House District 6

Photos: Drought conditions reveal dinosaur tracks in Texas

James Webb Space Telescope photos: NASA releases amazing images of Jupiter

Anchor Daralene Jones joins Channel 9 Eyewitness News at 4

OUC deploys artificial reef with 400 tons of concrete

Week of Aug 14, 2022

Popular contest offering 8th graders a chance to win a European river cruise is back

Jeff’s Bagel Run opens College Park location

Small plane crashes in Orange County roadway

Florida school intruder identified as opossum in girls’ bathroom

SEE: Giant Artemis 1 rocket rolled out to launch pad ahead of moon mission

NASA one step closer to historic launch of Artemis I

How to celebrate National Roller Coaster Day in Central Florida

SeaWorld challenging guests to ‘twist and turn’ on National Roller Coaster Day

Kona Poké will open a fifth restaurant in Melbourne

Week of Aug 7, 2022

Blue pop-ups with question marks are appearing around Orlando. Here’s what inside

SEE: Centuries-old anchor unearthed on Flagler County beach

Actress Anne Heche dies at 53 after car crash

Photos: Anne Heche through the years

Orange County Animal Services waives adoption fees as overcrowding continues

They’ve been in their home for 36 years. Osceola County may force them out

Trump given subpoena before FBI search, NYT reports

FHP: Drunken, unlicensed driver crashes into patrol car on SR-408, injuring trooper

Olivia Newton-John dead at 73

SEE: 9 things to know about monkeypox

Smithsonian’s Museum traveling exhibition on water and its impact making waves in Palm Coast

More than 800 compete in ‘Python Challenge’ hunt in Florida Everglades

Week of July 31, 2022

‘You’re not alone’: Central Florida fallen veterans honored during ‘final mile’ ceremony

FWC announces release of this year’s manatee and sea turtle decals

WATCH: ULA, SpaceX complete 2 successful rocket launches from Florida’s Space Coast on Thursday

US declares monkeypox a public health emergency

Ex-Puerto Rico governor arrested on bribery charges

Pair of rocket launches make for busy Thursday along Florida’s Space Coast

K-9 killed during Polk County shooting honored with procession

‘Star Trek’ star Nichelle Nichols dead at 89

Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson gets her own bobblehead

Week of July 24, 2022

‘Jane the Virgin’ actress Gina Rodriguez reveals she is pregnant

Florida’s spiny lobster season set to begin in August

Orlando police chief Orlando Rolón signs off on his last day of service

Wild Florida welcomes another albino alligator into the world

Tony Dow update: ‘Leave it to Beaver’ star near death, wife says

Photos: Tony Dow through the years

Actor Paul Sorvino of ‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Law & Order’ fame, dead at 83

Orange County first responders train during simulated mass casualty event

NASA set to announce plans to return samples from Mars back to Earth

Week of July 17, 2022

‘Inspired by our future storytellers’: Valencia College culinary students tour Disney restaurant

Biden COVID-19 infection: What is Paxlovid, the drug Biden is being given

President Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19

Biden COVID-19 infection: What happens if the president cannot carry out his duties?

‘Fiercely loyal’: Remembering Angela Jacobs, our dear friend & colleague

Summer Savings at SeaWorld and Kennedy Space Center

“Law & Order” crew member fatally shot on set in NYC

runDisney reveals medals for 2022 Wine & Dine Half Marathon

“Kids Name Kids”: Brevard Zoo letting children pick names of baby goats

Watch: Massive waves crash over Hawaii rooftops amid ‘historic’ south swell

SeaWorld Orlando allows guests a chance to swim with sharks on Shark Awareness Day

Reports: Cyndi Lauper’s son arrested in NYC after police find him in stolen car

Week of July 10, 2022

The Wheel at ICON Park pauses laser blaster game to shoot targets on rooftops

Van Gogh self-portrait found hidden behind another painting

Photos: Buck Supermoon 2022, year’s brightest full moon, lights up the night sky

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Space Coast to supply space station

Ivana Trump, Donald Trump’s first wife, dies at 73, family says

Firefighters rescue huge sea turtle trapped under Satellite Beach boardwalk

James Webb Space Telescope: More high-definition photos made available

Prime Day 2022: Look for deals on TVs, electronics, beauty and more

Dusty Dogz, putting a gourmet twist on classic foods, set to open new Central Florida location

Florida underwater music festival raises awareness on coral reef conservation

Week of July 3, 2022

FDLE kicks off new campaign showcasing K-9 officers and their handlers

State Road 417 reopens after dump truck overturns, spilling construction debris

Trailer filled with 40K pounds of potato chips catches fire in Ocala

Actor James Caan dies at age 82

Photos: James Caan through the years

Photos: Running of the Bulls

Police still looking to gather info after Lake Eola fireworks scare

Highland Park parade shooting: 7th victim of shooting has died

Highland Park parade shooting: What we know about the victims

Fourth of July event guide: 9 places to watch fireworks this evening

Week of June 26, 2022

ZooTampa joins forces with Puerto Rico conservation center to rescue manatee

Here’s when Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique reopens at Magic Kingdom

Week of June 26, 2022

Tips for keeping your pets safe this Fourth of July

Bear cub rescued after getting its head stuck in a plastic jug in Connecticut

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years on racketeering, sex trafficking charges

Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement to take effect Thursday

Gatorland opening new encounter this summer featuring the world’s largest rodent

Frozen baby woolly mammoth remains found in Yukon Territory

Explorers find world’s deepest shipwreck, the USS Samuel B. Roberts, in Pacific

Week of June 19, 2022

Walt Disney World to redesign Magnolia Golf Course over the summer

FBI takes possession of art exhibit from Orlando Museum of Art

LIVE UPDATES: Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Central Florida reacts to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Photos: Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Watch special live coverage on Channel 9 Eyewitness News

New 35-foot-tall sculpture unveiled along I-4 near downtown Orlando

Ex-Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum facing federal fraud, conspiracy charges

Week of June 12, 2022

Rob Gronkowski announces retirement from NFL

‘Ivy is getting a new kennel’: Florida man credits his pregnant dog for $2M lotto prize

Summer solstice 2022: What is the summer solstice and why is it the ‘longest’ day of the year?

Enter for your chance to win a dream vacation from Disney Cruise Line

Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex lands at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Florida to launch ‘Purple Alert’ program to help find missing adults with disabilities

E.T. phoned home 40 years ago: 9 things to know about the beloved film

Orlando’s future tallest skyscraper takes big step toward breaking ground

Bad dog! Video shows family pet starting fire on home’s stovetop

Photos: 2022 Tony Awards red-carpet arrivals

Week of June 05, 2022

Young Athletes Festival celebrates Special Olympics’ impact on health and development

SeaWorld releases rehabilitated manatee back into the wild

Justin Bieber reveals that he has partial facial paralysis

What is it? Strange image caught on camera at Texas zoo

SeaWorld announces 7th roller coaster, opening in 2023

Photos: Prince Louis’ antics during Queen’s Platinum Jubilee pageant

Cheeky Prince Louis acts out during Queen’s Platinum Jubilee pageant

Lake County therapy dogs headed to Uvalde to help community recover from school shooting

Platinum Jubilee: Queen Elizabeth II takes tea with Paddington Bear

Week of May 29, 2022

onePULSE Rainbow Run honors 49 victims of the Pulse tragedy

Local artist honors John Madden with a new mural at EA Sports Orlando studio

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard defamation suit: Jury finds Heard, Depp both liable

Severe Weather Center 9 Special: ‘Calm Before the Storm’: How to watch

Central Florida law enforcement kicks off Pride Month with Safe Space Initiative meeting

‘Just asking for inclusion’: Movement aims to make Asian American history taught in schools

A library trip can earn Floridians free admission to state parks this summer

Bite30 is back and ready to serve up Orlando’s best culinary treats

Strawberries sold nationwide linked to hepatitis A cases, FDA says

Florida gallery owner busted for selling forged copies of high-end art pieces

Week of May 22, 2022

Now is the time to prepare: Florida’s Hurricane Tax holiday kicks off Saturday

Brew Theory Marketplace Food Hall coming to Apopka in 2023

Congratulate Vanessa Echols on her retirement

Watch Vanessa Echols sign off the air one last time on Channel 9 Eyewitness News at 6

Texas school shooting: Officials say gunman entered through unlocked door, investigation continues

Texas school shooting: Bystanders shouted at police to enter Robb Elementary

Texas school shooting: Husband of teacher killed at Robb Elementary dies of heart attack

Travel ‘Back to the Future’ this summer with Universal Studio’s limited-time movie merchandise

Ray Liotta dies at the age of 67

SEE: Carnival cruise ship that departed from Port Canaveral catches fire in Grand Turk

Texas elementary school shooting: What we know about the victims

Texas school shooting live updates: All victims were in same classroom

Texas elementary school shooting: What we know now

Writing center coordinator from Orlando to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’ tonight

Monkeypox: What is it, how dangerous is it, should you be concerned?

WATCH: Boeing successfully launches Starliner from Space Coast

It’s back! When you can order Taco Bell’s Mexican pizza again

WATCH: SpaceX launches rocket carrying Starlink satellites from Space Coast

Family of man burned in gas station fire after confrontation with Osceola County deputy speaks out

Florida family finds 10-foot alligator swimming in their pool

CDC: US COVID-19 death toll tops 1 million

Week of May 15, 2022

Lunar eclipse 2022: 10 stunning photos of May’s ‘super flower blood moon’

Spoleto Italian Kitchen set to open new location in Central Florida

Dog found shot in face in Flagler finds fur-ever family after months of recovery

Week of May 8, 2022

Viva La Música returns to SeaWorld Orlando this weekend

Florida Earth Day student art contest winner’s announced

Monsters Café at Universal Studios closes to make room for new dining experience

Things you might not know about Friday the 13th

Blue Diamond Day: Orange County shelter dedicates day to getting longest resident adopted

Judge strikes down DeSantis’ new plan for congressional map

See: 9 things to know about the new BA2.12.1 variant

Rollins College Valedictorian with autism delivers inspiring ‘silent’ commencement speech

Brevard Zoo hatches critically endangered baby chicks to help boost wild population

Orlando firefighters rescue ducklings from storm drain

Meet Patron, the Ukrainian bomb-sniffing dog who is medal winner

Day of Giving: Special Olympics USA Games 2022

WATCH: First look at new ‘Finding Nemo’ show coming to Walt Disney World

Week of May 1, 2022

Orlando Fringe Festival returns to Loch Haven Park with new venues and shows

Rooooaaarrr! 3 lion brothers can now call Brevard Zoo home

Disney provides new details on future EPCOT transformation, including Moana attraction

9 Family Connection presents ‘Shine As One’: How to watch

WATCH: SpaceX launches batch of Starlink satellites from Space Coast

Powerful explosion damages Cuban hotel

Dead shark found hanging at Florida high school

Photos: Firefighters rescue 2 dogs from house fire south of downtown Orlando

2 dogs rescued from house fire south of downtown Orlando

May the Fourth be with you: 9 things to know about ‘Star Wars’

Over two dozen flamingos killed by fox at National Zoo

Met Gala 2022: Kim Kardashian wears iconic Marilyn Monroe dress

Biden: ‘Stability of our law’ demands Supreme Court not overrule Roe v. Wade

Medical supplies being collected for Ukraine effort; how you can help

Psssst: Here’s what you need to know about Florida’s 6 venomous snake species

‘That ‘70s Show’ spinoff to reunite most of original castmates for Netflix sequel ‘That ‘90s show’

Week of April 24, 2022

Bubble Butt, beloved Florida sea turtle who survived boat strike, dead at 35

Dunkin’ debuts refreshing new drinks and savory new treats at Orlando locations

9 things to know about the NFL draft, airing on Channel 9

NFL Draft: How you can still watch Eyewitness News on Saturday evening

Here’s how you can help feral kittens survive, find forever homes

Photos: These tiny kittens are being cared for by Orange County Animal Services

Photos: Vanessa Echols through the years

Pride and joy: Brevard Zoo welcomes trio of lions

Photos: Brevard Zoo welcomes trio of lions

‘I’ve been blessed’: Vanessa Echols announces her retirement after 40 years in news

SEE: Large alligator stops traffic on SR 417

WATCH: Crew-4 mission launches from Space Coast

Vice President Kamala Harris tests positive for COVID-19

Lovebugs: 9 facts about the bugs Central Floridians love to hate

Twitter accepts Elon Musk’s offer to buy company

Photos: 10 adorable penguin pics in honor of World Penguin Day

‘Awesome Mix’: Disney reveals playlist for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind’ coaster

‘Washington Crossing the Delaware’ painting that hung in White House up for auction

Lime introduces fleet of new, more sustainable e-scooters

Week of April 17, 2022

WATCH: Deputies rescue baby from apartment fire in Orange County

Brevard Zoo welcomes newest member of its spider monkey troop

Florida Puerto Rican Parade & Festival: How to watch

Dancing dogs: Orlando Ballet auditions pups for role in ‘The Great Gatsby’

Photos: Orlando Ballet auditions pint-sized pups for role in ‘The Great Gatsby’

Here’s how to celebrate Earth Day 2022 in Central Florida

Florida lawmakers strip Disney World of its self-government

‘Retirement homes’ set up to care for older animals at Brevard Zoo

Photos: See inside ‘retirement homes’ set up for older animals at Brevard Zoo

Marion County shelter reaches capacity; waives pet adoption fees

A$AP Rocky detained in connection with 2021 shooting

Police rescue Hungry Howie’s worker, charge man in hostage situation in Altamonte Springs

Report: Orlando FreeFall’s operator made manual adjustments to ride that made it unsafe

DeSantis: Florida lawmakers to consider ending Disney’s self-governing power during special session

Florida Puerto Rican Parade & Festival: How to watch

Federal judge voids national mask mandate for travelers

Tax Day 2022: What you can get for FREE today

Tax Day 2022: What to know now that the filing day deadline is here

Florida Keys kicks off 40th anniversary celebration of ‘secession’ from US

9 things to do this weekend: Easter egg hunts, Poocharella, Taco & Margarita Festival and more

Week of April 10, 2022

Archaeologists set to open sarcophagus found under Notre Dame Cathedral

Brevard Zoo invites the public to vote on new street name

Shirtless Florida man accused of breaking into restaurant to steal lava cake, cobbler & ice cream

Sick dolphin dies after Texas beachgoers try to ride it

Titanic sank 110 years ago today: 9 things to know about that fateful night

Governor DeSantis signs abortion ban into law in Kissimmee

COVID-19: CDC extends coronavirus travel mask mandate to May 3

Legendary comedian Gilbert Gottfried dead at 67

Multiple people shot in Brooklyn subway station (Live updates)

Photos: Multiple people shot in Brooklyn subway station

Great North American Total Solar Eclipse to sweep from Texas to Maine in April 2024

Irons used by Tiger Woods to win 4 straight majors sells for record $5.1 million

Week of April 3, 2022

Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck engaged again

‘What a ride’: Axiom-1 becomes first all-private crewed mission to dock with ISS

Will Smith banned from Oscars, other Academy events for 10 years

Trees down, roofs damaged as storms roll across Central Florida

Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to the Supreme Court on 53-47 vote

Today: Celebrate #407Day around Orlando

Dog in shelter for 1,350 days seeks home with large yard, lots of tennis balls

Dog found shot in face in kennel in Palm Coast

Tiger Woods to return to the Masters tournament one year after car crash

Orlando officer helps rescue malnourished dog and puppies

Pet Alliance is kicking off April with the purr-fect way to help our feline friends

Week of March 27, 2022

Habitat for Humanity volunteers lend a hand for Women Build initiative in Pine Hills

9 Family Connection presents “Central Florida Students: A Cry For Help”

The Packing District’s food hall: What to expect

Good luck, Hiccup: Green sea turtle recovers from twitch, returns to the ocean

Bruce Willis to step away from acting after aphasia diagnosis

Losing language: What is aphasia?

Photos: Bruce Willis though the years

Spring break 2022: 161 arrested, 75 guns seized in Panama City Beach crackdown

“Season for healing”: Jada breaks her silence after the Will Smith slap

Florida zoo saves cancer-stricken bird’s life with 3D-printed beak implant

DeSantis signs bill forbidding instruction on sexual orientation, gender identity in certain grades

City of Ocala celebrates the return of Olympic medalists with parade and keys to the city

Kissimmee police and firefighter come together to “Rock the Bald 2022″

Week of March 20, 2022

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins dead at 50

Orphaned dolphin finds new home at Florida Keys sanctuary

Seminole County Animal Services reducing adoption fees as shelter meets capacity

Boy, 14, dies after falling from ‘Free Fall’ ride at ICON Park, deputies say

SEE: 9 things to know about the new Omicron BA.2 COVID-19 strain

Manhunt underway after man found dead at mosque near Sanford

Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright dies at 84

Photos: Tornadoes strike New Orleans’ 9th Ward

Tornado strikes New Orleans; videos capture scope, destruction

2 Central Floridians win $1M in new scratch-off game

Bunny invasion: Residents in east Orange County say they are overrun by rabbits

SEE: World’s longest car, complete with helipad and jacuzzi, cruises into Orlando

Week of March 13, 2022

In Ukraine, 109 empty strollers represent the children killed by Russian attacks

Photos: 109 empty strollers represent Ukrainian children killed

Florida researchers find rare snake eating giant centipede

St. Patrick’s Day 2022: How did it get started; why corned beef and cabbage; who is Patrick?

Here’s how you can vote for Valencia College’s new mascot

SeaWorld teams up with Georgia Aquarium to save two orphaned manatees

Florida swim practice canceled by alligator at bottom of pool

Baby zebra born at Wild Florida

Gov. DeSantis eliminates FSA in all Florida public schools

SEE: Universal Orlando opens new quiet room for guests with autism

Pi Day: 9 things to know

Orlando Shakes ‘shakes up’ Central Florida, announces lineup for its new season

Week of March 6, 2022

Popular Vegas attraction AREA15 announces Orlando location

Billy Joel is coming to Orlando this weekend: 9 things to know about the Piano Man

$50K reward offered for tips identifying 2 men accused of assaulting Orlando letter carrier

Study: Giant Joro spiders, seen in the Southeast, could be heading up the East Coast

Let’s-a go! 9 facts about Super Mario for Mario Day

Ariana Grande wax figure debuts at Madame Tussauds Orlando

WATCH: SpaceX launches Starlink satellites from Space Coast

LIVE RADAR: Storms bringing gusty winds, lightning to Central Florida

Daytona Beach police release new photos of person of interest in brutal stabbing case

READ: Police try to ID person of interest in gruesome stabbing death of couple who was cycling home

Florida Senate passes controversial Parental Rights in Education bill

Celebrating International Women’s Day: Notable women in US history since 1900

SeaWorld returns 10 critically endangered sea turtles to the wild in Brevard County

Photos: SeaWorld returns 10 critically endangered sea turtles to the wild in Brevard County

Move over Key lime pie, strawberry shortcake could be Florida’s newest darling dessert

Susan G. Komen and 9Family Connection team up to help fight breast cancer

Week of Feb. 27, 2022

WNBA star Brittney Griner detained in Russia on drug charge, officials say

Orlando firefighters rescue man who fell down utility trench

Markeith Loyd sentenced to death in killing of OPD Lt. Debra Clayton

New Dr. Seuss works to be published; new authors, artists to tell stories

Retailers pull Russian vodka from shelves in support of Ukraine

‘I love Mardi Gras:’ Carnival spirit takes over New Orleans

‘A stunning space’: Disney shares another inside look of Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

‘Sweet Caroline,’ sweet deal: Neil Diamond sells song rights to Universal Music

It’s mating season: FWC asking people to report sighting of horseshoe crabs for research

Black History Month: Wells’Built Museum provided refuge for African Americans during segregation

‘An Ode to Parramore’: Local artists unveil new murals celebrating history, heart and heritage

Week of Feb. 20, 2022

Local artists show their colors on the Sam Flax Wall Project

Taco ‘bout a festival: Orlando Taco Festival happening this weekend

I-4 express lanes: What you need to know

Photos: Meet a dozen of the 250 animals available for adoption at Orange County Animal Services

250 animals looking for ‘furever’ homes at Orange County Animal Services

World’s first Peppa Pig Theme Park opens in Central Florida

I-4 Express: Stickers along lanes display critical information in case of emergency situations

Photos: Russia attacks Ukraine

Russia attacks Ukraine: Russia captures Chernobyl nuclear power plant (live updates)

See: What does a Blue Alert mean in Florida?

Twos-day babies: Orlando Health welcomes newborns with palindrome birthdays

Photos: Take a look at the world’s largest cruise ship

World’s biggest cruise ship ready to set sail from Florida

Presidents Day 2022: What is open, what is closed Monday

Presidents Day sales: Macy’s, Best Buy, Walmart, others offer deals and discounts

Meet Orange County Fire Rescue’s newest graduating class of firefighters

Central Florida rabbit care group sees growing leap of abandoned bunnies

Week of Feb. 13, 2022

Orange County deputies, residents help raise more than $84K to fight against lung disease

Gabriel Bach, who helped prosecute Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, dead at 94

Time to break the ice: SeaWorld debuts new roller coaster

Florida man stopped for DUI tells deputies he is ‘high and happy’

Snow Moon 2022: 10 stunning photos of February’s full moon

Walt Disney World making face masks optional for fully vaccinated guests

DeLand firefighters adopt stray dog that wandered into fire station

Let’s bounce: World’s largest bounce house to be inflated in Central Florida this month

Valentine’s Day 2022: 5 freebies, deals for sweethearts and singles

It’s official! The record for the largest hairball ever made is set in Orlando

Ocala native, first Black woman to win speedskating medal, Olympic gold

Week of Feb. 6, 2022

Thousands of pups and their people flock to Lake Eola for Paws in the Park

Football from Tom Brady’s final TD pass heading to auction


Oscar nominations list

All Orlando-area Fuddruckers locations close down

Florida gas prices are the highest they’ve been in 8 years; how to save at the pump

Watch: Bill Murray hits no-look putt at Pebble Beach Pro-Am

First of its kind transaction: Florida home set to be auctioned off as an NFT

Week of Jan. 30, 2022

Otronicon returns to Orlando Science Center this month

$5,000 reward offered for information leading to return of stolen turtle sculpture

‘My baby is coming home’: Cat missing from Maine since 2015 found in Central Florida

SeaWorld to build new emergency pools in response to a spike in manatee injuries

Winter storm 2022: Social media users capture photos of snowy scenes across the US

Most Valuable Pups: 5 Central Florida rescue dogs to star in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl

PHOTOS: Meet the local rescue pups starring in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl

Groundhog Day 2022: Did Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?

Lunar New Year: What is it, when is it and how do people celebrate?

‘Walking Dead’ actor Moses J. Moseley dead at 31

Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst dead at 30, family says

Next generation of space tech being designed by UCF researchers

Howard Hesseman, Dr. Johnny Fever on ‘WKRP in Cincinnati,’ dead at 81

Week of Jan. 23, 2022

Weather Alert Day: Major cold front brings winter weather to Central Florida

Photos: Remembering Challenger disaster in 35 photos

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer retiring, reports say

Elton John tests positive for COVID-19, postpones concerts

‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ will honor Bob Saget with weekly segment

French adventurer, 75, dies attempting solo row across Atlantic

Week of Jan. 16, 2022

Luke Combs, wife expecting first baby

Sharyn Moffett, 1940s child actress in ‘The Body Snatcher,’ dead at 85

Louie Anderson dies at age 68

Meat Loaf, ‘I’d Do Anything for Love’ singer, dead at 74

Enter for a chance to win Rolex 24 at Daytona tickets

Here’s how you can help name Brevard Zoo’s Eastern bongo calf

Enter for a chance to win Billy Joel concert tickets

Brightline begins running trains on new rail system, paving way to connect Central, South Florida

Winter storms 2022: Photos capture snow, ice slamming South, Northeast

Central Floridians to honor contributions of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

5 things you didn’t know about Martin Luther King Jr.

Photos: The life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celine Dion cancels 2022 North American tour over health concerns

Chilly canine: New York firefighters rescue dog trapped on frozen river

Week of Jan. 9, 2022

Here’s how you can honor Betty White this weekend in Central Florida

Study finds no evidence of Mars life in meteorite found in Antarctica

Winter the Dolphin’s ashes released into the Gulf of Mexico

Costa Concordia 10 years later

Photos: Costa Concordia 10 years later

FDA deregulating French dressing

Tampa Bay Rays’ Jean Ramirez dies suddenly at age 28

Universal Orlando will soon require team members to be vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID-19 tests

Cozy kitties: SpaceX’s self-heating Starlink satellite dishes attracting cats

‘Full House’ actor Bob Saget found dead at Orlando hotel

Kate Middleton at 40: 5 things to know about the Duchess of Cambridge

Walt Disney World Marathon weekend finishes strong with record-breaking performances

Week of Jan. 2, 2022

Omaha zoo welcomes new baby elephant

Singer Sinead O’Connor’s 17-year-old son found dead in Ireland

Sidney Poitier, first Black man to win Best Actor Oscar, dies at 94

Sidney Poitier dies: Here is a list of the films he acted in, directed

Photos: Sidney Poitier through the years

A look back at those who died during & after the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot

Missing woman seen wading in Wekiva River before disappearance

Bed Bath & Beyond is closing 37 stores in 19 states

Final lap: Iconic Central Florida business to close this weekend

Week of Dec. 26, 2021

Here’s where you can find COVID-19 testing in Central Florida

John Madden dies at 85, NFL says

How to watch ‘Groveland 4: Journey to Exoneration’

WATCH: Surfing Santas returns to Florida’s Space Coast for 12th year

No winner: Powerball jackpot jumps to $416 million

Week of Dec. 19, 2021

8-year-old told she’ll never walk makes Orlando Ballet debut in ‘The Nutcracker’

‘He’s just special’: Meet Hunter, a therapy dog helping local first responders manage stress

Florida police look for “grinch” who stole family’s Christmas presents

Dozens of Pantene, Herbal Essences dry shampoo sprays recalled after carcinogen found

Photos: Christmas light displays around the world

Box office smash: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ pulls in $253M

If you use YouTube TV, you won’t see WFTV, ABC or ESPN. Here’s why

Week of Dec. 12, 2021

World record holder: Dolly Parton makes 3 Guinness World Records

SpaceX set for Saturday night launch of Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral

Hearing-impaired dolphin, turtle with spinal injury rehabbed by SeaWorld find new home

‘It’s really remarkable’: Photo from tornado-damaged home lands almost 130 miles away

Kentucky tornadoes: How you can help

The Sugar Express Santa Trains brings holiday cheer to thousands of the kids in Florida

Greg Warmoth Reindeer Run raises money for families battling childhood cancer

Week of Dec. 5, 2021

Taylor Swift to face trial in ‘Shake It Off’ copyright case

20 endangered juvenile sea turtles from Cape Cod flown to Florida to avoid freezing

You can meet Earl the Squirrel at Universal Orlando this holiday season

The Monkees’ singer, guitarist Michael Nesmith dies

Stuff the Sleigh: Bring new, unwrapped toys to WFTV to brighten a child’s Christmas

Watch: UCF campus home to thousands of bats

Bob Dole lies in state at US Capitol

LIVE UPDATES: Jury recommends death penalty for Markeith Loyd

Survivors gather to remember those lost at Pearl Harbor

Police extract 5-foot snake burrowed inside Florida man’s new couch

Week of Nov. 27, 2021

PHOTOS: Lake Eola Christmas tree lighting ceremony

You better watch out: 9 things to know about Krampusnacht

WATCH: SpaceX successfully launches batch of Starlink satellites aboard Falcon 9 rocket

Orlando mayor to dedicate Friday as Walt Disney World Day

Photos: Britney Spears through the years

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit bringing art to life at Orange County Convention Center

Enter to win free tickets to Christmas at Gaylord Palms

Coronavirus: First case of omicron variant discovered in US

Small plane flips over on runway at Kissimmee airport, firefighters say

See: 9 things to know about the new omicron COVID-19 variant

Cyber Monday 2021: Deals from Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target and others

Happy Hanukkah: 8 things to know about the Festival of Lights

‘Tis the season: SpaceX set for holiday season delivery to International Space Station

Week of Nov. 21, 2021

Bob Dylan artwork show opens in Florida, new cinema paintings

UCF quarterback Dillon Gabriel announces departure from Knights

Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91

Happy Hanukkah: 8 things to know

Black Friday 2021 deals: Some are available now, more to come; list of ads for sales

9 things to do around Central Florida to get in the holiday spirit

9 things to know about the Groveland Four

Ahmaud Arbery: 3 charged with killing jogger found guilty of murder

Bulgaria bus crash, fire leaves 45 dead

Publix grocery stores put purchase limits on holiday food items

Joe Exotic of ‘Tiger King’ moved to North Carolina medical facility

‘A glory hallelujah day’: Judge grants exoneration of Groveland Four

Osceola County dedicates memorial to fallen firefighters

Central Florida Zoo opens ‘Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild’

Week of Nov. 14, 2021

Flagler County Sheriff’s Office: Book challenged in school libraries not pornography

Jimmy Buffett surprises Buffalo crowd, joins ‘Escape to Margaritaville’ cast

Kyle Rittenhouse trial: Jury finds not guilty on all counts

Photos: Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty

Channel 9′s Nancy Alvarez to begin new role at Heart of Florida United Way

Snoopy to fly to moon aboard NASA’s Artemis I mission in one-of-a-kind spacesuit

Newest class of U.S. astronauts inducted in hall of fame

Week of Nov. 7, 2021

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink satellites

Rare cotton candy lobster caught in Maine

Give Kids The World Village: Night of a Million Lights to shine bright this weekend

PHOTOS: Night of a Million Lights kicks off at Give Kids the World Village

Winter the Dolphin, star of ‘Dolphin Tale,’ dies at Clearwater Aquarium

Winter the dolphin, star of ‘Dolphin Tale,’ critically ill at Florida aquarium

Seminole County school employee shot while pumping gas in Sanford

WATCH: NASA, SpaceX to launch Crew-3 mission from Kennedy Space Center tonight

Bunnell police sergeant dies after suffering ‘cardiac event’ during training exercise

Suspect in Pulse memorial wall arson arrested

Orlando Health breaks ground for new hospital in Lake Mary

Former UB40 singer Astro dies after short illness

Court ruling allows SpaceX to develop lunar lander for NASA

Week of Oct. 31, 2021

Theft of French bulldog leads detectives to unravel dog trafficking ring; microchips cut out of dogs

9-foot joystick earns spot in ‘Guinness World Records 2022′ book

‘It’s almost certainly a trap’: Roofing contractors use new tactics to control insurance claims

LIVE UPDATES: Major storm system moving into Central Florida bringing heavy rain, gusty winds

‘Incredible news’: 3rd baby rhino born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 13 months

Markeith Loyd found guilty of first-degree murder of Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton

Starbucks debuts 2021 holiday cups, new seasonal beverage

It’s Manatee Awareness Month: Here’s how you can help

Remember me: 9 things to know about Day of the Dead

Coronavirus: Jon Bon Jovi cancels Florida concert after testing positive

Mural honoring domestic violence victim Nicole Montalvo unveiled in Kissimmee

Week of Oct. 24, 2021

Orlando celebrates its one-year anniversary of rolling out electric buses

Winter Park unveils new ‘Rhythmic Colors’ art installation

Zebra born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Photos: Orange County Sheriff’s Office therapy dogs show off Halloween spirit

WSB-TV’s Jovita Moore passes away after battle with brain cancer

A beautiful day in Central Florida: Mister Rogers statue unveiled at Rollins College

‘Oh, bother’: Winter Springs family searches for Eeyore, their runaway 40-pound tortoise

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Volusia County deputy sustains ‘significant injuries’ in motorcycle crash

Orange County Animal Services nearing capacity with 174 dogs, seeking help from community

LIVE UPDATES: Testimony resumes in Markeith Loyd’s murder trial

Markeith Loyd murder trial: How to watch

‘Friends’ star James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther, dead at 59

Photos: Halyna Hutchins, cinematographer killed on ‘Rust’ set, mourned at candlelight vigil

Coronavirus: Ed Sheeran tests positive for COVID-19

11 Picasso works fetch nearly $110M at Las Vegas auction

Week of Oct. 17, 2021

WATCH: NASA fully assembles SLS rocket ahead of Artemis mission to moon

Hali, a great white shark, is located off east coast of Florida

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun that killed 1, wounded another on set of ‘Rust’

‘A Beautiful Day for a Neighbor’: Mister Rogers statue to be unveiled at Rollins College

‘Fear Factor Live’ stage show will not reopen at Universal Studios Orlando

Art²: Orlando breaks ground on new interactive downtown park

Rob Zombie pulls veil off ‘The Munsters’ casting, gives first look at remake

Colin Powell dies from COVID-19 complications

Colin Powell: Here are the ‘13 Rules’ Powell says he lived his life by

What is multiple myeloma, a cancer that may have contributed to Gen. Colin Powell’s death?

Photos: Gen. Colin Powell through the years

9 things to know about Colin Powell

Politicians, military members remember Colin Powell

Week of Oct. 10, 2021

Motley Crue’s Vince Neil breaks ribs after falling off stage

Lucy in the sky! Lucy blasts off on a 12 year mission across the universe

IMMERSE returns to downtown Orlando this weekend

‘It’s extraordinary’: William Shatner travels to space on Blue Origin rocket

Happy 10th birthday, Legoland! Theme park celebrates a decade of awesomeness

William Shatner travels to space aboard Blue Origin rocket

Chance encounter at sports bar causes anti-vax man to change his mind

1 injured in crane collapse at construction site near AdventHealth Orlando

Photos: Crane collapse at construction site near AdventHealth Orlando

Some Osceola County residents unhappy over new county logo

‘Workaholics’ star Adam DeVine marries actress Chloe Bridges

Diana Taurasi leads team into WNBA finals, returns home for daughter’s birth

NASA aims to redirect asteroid by crashing into it

Week of Oct. 3, 2021

LEGO unveils 9,090-piece Titanic block set, its largest ever

Paul McCartney marks John Lennon’s birthday with sentimental photo

‘Hope & Healing’: How to watch

‘I remember how magical it made me feel’: Channel 9 reflects on 50 years of Disney magic

Massive oil spill sends crude onto Southern California beaches

Philadelphia customs officers seize more than $6.5M in fake cash from Russia

Week of Sept. 26, 2021

Texas deputy finds humor with ‘Bony Express’ passenger

Disney World’s 50th anniversary

9 Family Connection: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind will provide family thrills at EPCOT beginning in 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month special: How to watch

Kilauea volcano: Stunning photos capture eruption on Hawaii’s Big Island

SEE: EPCOT’s newest night-time show ‘Harmonious’ will take Disney’s vision ‘to the next chapter’

GALLERY: Disney gives sneak peek of 50th anniversary food

Photos: Obama Presidential Center groundbreaking in Chicago

SunRail train, semi truck & 2 cars involved in Orange County crash

National Coffee Day 2021: Freebies from Starbucks, Dunkin’, Peet’s and more

Miya Marcano case: A timeline of her disappearance

La Palma volcano: Social media photos capture eruption in Spain’s Canary Islands

98-year-old World War II veteran from Florida enjoys vintage biplane flight

Bronze Bust in Honor of Mabel Norris Reese Revealed in Mount Dora

Week of Sept. 19, 2021

Coronavirus: Ferret in Florida tests positive for COVID-19

‘I always listen to my mom’: Nevada 1st-grader keeps mask on for school photo

Say Cheese: Palm Bay Officer all smiles in selfie with alligator

Photos: 50 Cent, other stars walk the ‘BMF’ premiere red carpet

Photos: Celebrity sightings at Milan Fashion Week 2021

Photos: Stars walk the ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ red carpet

Photos: Cassandra ‘Elvira’ Peterson through the years

Disney World’s 50th anniversary

Space 220 restaurant officially blasts off at EPCOT

‘Completely flooded’: Record rainfall leads to flash floods, large washout in Sanford

Firefighters wrap world’s largest tree in protective foil as wildfire threatens sequoia groves

Paris’ iconic Notre Dame Cathedral set to reopen in 2024

Week of Sept. 12, 2021

Splashdown: Watch first all-civilian crew completes SpaceX mission, returns to Earth

Hundreds gather for Florida Puerto Rican Parade & Festival in downtown Orlando

Florida Puerto Rican Parade & Festival: How to watch

How you can help Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando following fire

WATCH: SpaceX successfully launches first all-civilian mission

22-year-old Gabrielle Petito missing after boyfriend returns from cross-country trip without her

Norm Macdonald, comedian and former ‘SNL’ actor, dies at 61

DeSantis announces bill to eliminate FSA testing

Walt Disney World 50th anniversary coverage

‘Doctor Who’ actor Tanya Fear reported missing

Britney Spears announces engagement to Sam Asghari

Paddleboarder films close encounter with alligator at Silver Springs State Park

Volusia County Sheriff K-9s recovering after being shot by carjacking suspect, deputies say

Week of Sept. 5, 2021

Remembering 9/11: See list of Central Florida events marking the 20th anniversary

Photos: 9/11 the day that changed America

UCF accepts invitation to join Big 12 Conference

That’s no rock: Air Force bomb squad called after land mines found on Florida beach

‘Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle’ show returns to Islands of Adventure this fall

Deputies find enough fentanyl to kill 481K people in Palm Coast home

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9 things to know about Rosh Hashanah

Gatorland announces first gator hatchlings of the season

Just keep swimming: Weeki Wachee Springs to host mermaid auditions

AdventHealth to hold career expo at Daytona International Speedway

Week of Aug. 29, 2021

Paws on patrol: Clermont police introduce new bomb sniffing K9, Juno

Disney World license plate now available statewide

Squeak peek: Disney World prepares to open Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at Epcot

Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights starts this weekend: Here are 9 things to know

More than 60 Marion County, Ocala firefighters respond to fire inside Dollar General store

Ida aftermath: Photos capture devastation in Louisiana

Photos: Remembering Princess Diana

EXPLAINER: Ida similar to Katrina, but stronger, smaller

Cat. 4 Hurricane Ida pounds Gulf Coast with 130 mph winds, powerful storm surges

Deadly virus affecting Florida softshell turtles prompts FWC to issue protection order

Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando relocates dogs in Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Ida’s arrival

Flagler County Sheriff’s Office sets up GoFundMe after deputy passes away from COVID-19

Week of Aug. 22, 2021

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Tropical Storm Ida continues to strengthen, could become a hurricane later today

National Dog Day: What you need to know

‘There’s a respectful way to retire that flag’: Ocala police set up American flag retirement box

Baby greater one-horned rhino born at Ohio wildlife sanctuary

Dueling mask mandate rallies prompt police response ahead of Lake County School Board meeting

SEE: Funnel cloud spotted in Lake County

See: 9 simple ways to help conserve water

UCF students return to in-person classes for the 1st time in almost a year

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Public invited to funeral procession to honor fallen Daytona Beach Officer Jason Raynor on Monday

Authorities: At least 15 dead after flooding in Middle Tennessee

Week of Aug. 15, 2021

Large tree falls on home after storms in Orlando, firefighters say

Holey Florida! 9 facts about sinkholes

Deputies: Woman throws cat in crate into river after arguing with ex-boyfriend

OUC asking water customers to start conserving water immediately

It’s sea turtle nesting season: Here are 9 ways you can help hatchlings survive

Daytona Beach police Officer Jason Raynor honored with wreath-laying ceremony

Coronavirus: Officials recommend booster shots for fully vaccinated Americans

Daytona Beach police officer Jason Raynor dies after being shot in the head

Volusia County students return to the classroom

Fred live updates: Fred reforms as tropical storm

Week of Aug. 8, 2021

Closest thing to ‘real-life dragon’ lived in Australia more than 105M years ago, researchers find

Eye on the tropics: Fred weakens, heading into the Gulf as Grace shifts further south

Tracking Fred: Tropical storm warning issued for Florida Keys

Perseid Meteor Shower 2021: 10 stunning photos captured by skygazers

SEE: SeaWorld Abu Dhabi on track for 2022 completion

MegaCon Orlando returns. Here are 9 things you need to know

First look: 4 Rivers announces new Orlando location

Wild Florida welcomes 2 more albino alligators at only breeding program of its kind in the world

9 things to know about the new COVID-19 delta plus variant

Baby giraffe born at Wisconsin zoo

Back-to-school guide: Everything you need to know for your first day back

Legendary Florida State coach Bobby Bowden dead at 91

Two tropical disturbances moving across Atlantic, one may develop into tropical depression

Week of Aug. 1, 2021

Commander of Marines who raised US flag at Iwo Jima dead at 102

Tokyo Olympics: US men’s basketball team wins 4th straight gold medal

Back-to-school: What you need to know for your 1st day back

The Hall of Presidents reopens, unveiling new Joe Biden audio-animatronic

Coronavirus: Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly tests positive

Week of July 25, 2021

Brothers use creative superpowers to publish comic book to raise money, awareness for bionic arm

Rides, attractions announced for Peppa Pig Theme Park coming to Legoland Florida

Deputies: Animals on “brink of death” rescued in Flagler County

Walt Disney World to require masks indoors regardless of vaccination status beginning Friday

Orange County mayor declares local state of emergency, urges all to wear masks indoors

‘She’s my hero’: Man credits dog with saving life after waking up to Mount Dora home in flames

Simone Biles pulls out of women’s gymnastics team final, US takes silver

9 things you need to know about the COVID-19 delta variant

‘We are now in crisis mode’: Orange County reporting 1,000 new COVID cases daily

Rally for Cuba in Orlando calls for help, changes on the embattled island

Tropical disturbance continues to sit of Florida’s east coast

Week of July 18, 2021

U.S. Navy grants 100th birthday wish of Winter Park WWII vet, Navy widow

Flagler security officer shot up neighbor’s home while celebrating 4th of July, deputies say

“A horrible act”: Deputies seek animal cruelty suspect who left dog in plastic bag, covered in tape

70-year-old woman facing homelessness after rent increase at Osceola County extended stay facility

How do you know if you have the delta variant; what are the symptoms?

Juvenile green sea turtle released after 4 months of rehab at Brevard Zoo

Former FSU football coach Bobby Bowden receives inaugural Florida Medal of Freedom

‘The good, the bad and the dirty’: Osceola County museum seeking vintage theme park collectables

Rubber bale that washed up on Cape Canaveral may be from WWII shipwreck

Who is Wally Funk, the 82-year-old woman who just went to space?

Jeff Bezos launches into space

Man bitten by alligator after falling into water at park, deputies say

Indiana zoo welcomes 2 baby red pandas

National Ice Cream Day: Get deals at Dairy Queen, Baskin-Robbins, Carvel

Week of July 11, 2021

Florida man arrested in cockpit of Coast Guard plane after crashing through airport fence

Massachusetts zoo marks its first-ever baby sloth birth

Biz Markie ‘Just a Friend’ rapper dead at 57

Pleasssant dreamsss: 18 snakes found in bedroom

9 facts about sargassum, that smelly brown algae washing ashore in Florida

Latest buzzzz: ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ ‘Bride of Frankenstein’ head to Halloween Horror Nights

Houston Zoo welcomes rare ocelot twins

What is Bastille Day and why do the French celebrate it?

Shark Awareness Day: 9 shark myths debunked

Manatee, calf released near Blue Spring State Park after months of rehabilitation

Demonstrators in Cuba protest shortages, rising prices; Orlando rallies planned in support

Photos: Cubans protest food shortages, high prices amid coronavirus pandemic

Turnpike reopens after 2 semi trucks collide in fiery crash in Osceola County

Free beer returns at SeaWorld Orlando

Week of July 4, 2021

Netflix’s ‘Haunting of Hill House’ comes to Halloween Horror Nights this fall with new maze

Disney Cruise Line unveils new dinner adventure ‘Avengers: Quantum Encounter’

Orlando to build new community park under Interstate 4 in downtown

Orlando shelter rescues 28 dogs from path of Hurricane Elsa

2 Haitian Americans detained in slaying of Haiti president

Elsa live updates: Flood warning issued for Marion County, isolated heavy rains still possible

Robert Downey Sr., father of Robert Downey Jr. dies

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home

Elsa live updates: Storm moves along Florida’s west coast, heavy rain moving through Central Florida

Richard Donner, acclaimed director of ‘Superman,’ ‘The Goonies,’ dead at 91

Central Florida task force receives hero’s welcome returning from Surfside condo collapse

Week of June 27, 2021

Here’s where you can find fireworks in Central Florida

July 4: Quotes about Independence Day, freedom, patriotism

‘Coco’ heading to Mickey’s PhilharMagic attraction in Magic Kingdom

Hurricane Elsa remains Category 1 storm, all of Central Florida in ‘cone of uncertainty’

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2 new billboards aim to help solve fatal Orange County hit-and-run crash that killed 19-year-old

Fireworks returning to Magic Kingdom, EPCOT tonight

Man dies when tree falls on him in Orange County

Photos: Remembering Princess Diana with statue unveiling

Princes William, Harry unveil Princess Diana statue amid family rift

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88

Sea turtles share ‘kiss’ on camera during Florida powerboat race

Meet Zane, newest Gerber baby

More than 800 manatees dead so far this year, Florida wildlife officials say

Customs agents recover 661 fake championship rings

Tropical Storm Danny forms off South Carolina coast

Week of June 20, 2021

Surfside condo collapse: Rescuers use dogs to search for survivors

LIVE UPDATES: Daytona Beach police release name of officer shot in the head

Surfside condo collapse live updates: 1 dead, rescue underway at high-rise near Miami

Photos: Condo building partially collapses in Surfside, Florida

Police rescue missing dog from New Jersey bay, reunite him with owners

Channel 9 presents ‘Calm Before the Storm’: How to watch

SEE: 2 new nighttime spectaculars to debut during Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary

6-foot-tall, 183-pound giraffe calf born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Stroz Family Fundraiser

Aircraft carrier shock test off Florida coast registers as 3.9 magnitude earthquake

George Floyd statue dedicated at Newark City Hall

Week of June 13, 2021

What is Juneteenth? 5 things to know

Father’s Day 2021: Where can dad eat free, get deals on meals?

Channel 9 presents Race and Reform in Central Florida town hall: How to watch

Alligator found hiding under vending machine at Florida convenience store

Central Florida first responders help rescue kitten, puppy and alligator

Massive fire destroys church in Daytona Beach

Stingray deaths at ZooTampa blamed on ‘supersaturation’

It’s sea turtle nesting season: Here are 9 ways you can help hatchlings survive

Fireworks returning to Disney World in July

Rookie cop saves choking infant’s life

Feds seize nearly 70 pounds of cocaine smuggled aboard cruise ship

Tropical Depression Two forms in the Atlantic, meteorologists eye 2 other disturbances

Week of June 6, 2021

Photos: Honoring the 49: Orlando pays respect to lives lost

LIVE UPDATES: Pulse remembrance ceremony now underway; stream it live

How to watch: Channel 9 presents ‘Pulse: 5 Years of Healing & Hope’

Stimulus update: IRS sends out next batch of stimulus checks

Solar eclipse 2021: 10 stunning photos of the ‘ring of fire,’ ‘crescent sun’

Going postal: 7-foot alligator sneaks into Florida post office

Camera-hogging horse crashes maternity photo shoot

‘Area to watch’: 30% chance Caribbean disturbance could develop into tropical depression, named storm

2 construction workers trapped in bucket truck 40 feet in the air after hitting transmission line

Week of May 30, 2021

Day of Giving: Special Olympics USA Games 2022

Sheriff: Boy, girl used AK-47, shotgun in shootout with deputies

Space junk strikes International Space Station, damages robotic arm

Hurricane season officially begins: Here’s what we know so far

Alligator stops traffic on South Florida road

Week of May 23, 2021

National Hamburger Day 2021: Get deals and freebies on burgers

Police searching for man who exposed himself, grabbed woman on I-Drive

Double feature: Supermoon, lunar eclipse brighten Central Florida skies

Disaster preparedness week: See what’s exempt during the sales tax holiday

Stimulus update: IRS sends out new round of payments

Universal Orlando Resort to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour

Remembering Pulse: Here are upcoming events to honor victims

Disney releases 4 rehabilitated green sea turtles after months of critical care

Central Florida remembers George Floyd 1 year after his murder

National Missing Children’s Day: How you can help.

Attention muggles: Hot butterbeer is now sold year-round at Universal Orlando

Simone Biles becomes first woman to land Yurchenko double pike in competition

At least 12 dead after cable car plunges to ground in Italy

Week of May 16, 2021

Subtropical Storm Ana forms near Bermuda, becomes first named storm of the hurricane season

See: Tropical system terms explained

NBA Playoffs: Catch the action on WFTV!

See what NOAA is predicting for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season

Florida coronavirus-related death toll tops 37,000

Photos: Prince Harry, Meghan celebrate anniversary

Baby zebra born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom as guests look on

Walt Disney World to debut new ‘EARidescent’ cast member nametags as part of 50th anniversary celebration

Beachfront experience in Orlando? This company is planning to make it happen

Tax Day freebies: Free food, drinks can help ease the pain of Monday’s tax bill

Birmingham Zoo welcomes red panda, infant howler monkey

Week of May 9, 2021

Deputies in Florida Keys rescue kitten that hitched ride in patrol car

Photos: See Bob Marley through the years on the 40th anniversary of his death

Armed Forces Day: 14 facts you may not know about the U.S. military

Feds seize nearly $22M in cocaine from boat off coast of Puerto Rico

Alcohol to-go is now permanent in Florida

Coronavirus: CDC eases mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated Americans

Several homes in Sanford’s historic district destroyed in fire

Police rescue 2 baby swans after man allegedly steals them from nest at Lake Eola

Happy ‘Top Gun’ Day! 9 facts about the film to take your breath away

Lightning strike causes chunk of road to fly through windshield, injuring 2

Photos: Deadly shooting reported at Orlando immigration office

LIVE UPDATES: Orlando immigration office shooting

Week of May 2, 2021

Mother’s Day 2021: Deals and freebies on tap for Mom

Popular chain to open 15 new restaurants in Orlando after leaving the area almost 6 years ago

National Nurses Week 2021: Freebies and deals for caregivers

‘Urgent need’: Orange County Animal Services caring for nearly 300 pets, seeking adopters

See: Loggerhead, green sea turtle returned to the ocean in Brevard County

Eta Aquarids meteor shower 2021: 5 photos captured by skygazers

Cinco de Mayo: 9 local restaurants offering freebies and deals to celebrate

Where in Florida can face masks still be required?

May the Fourth be with you: 9 best Star Wars memes

DeSantis suspends all local coronavirus emergency orders effective immediately

Teacher Appreciation Week 2021: Deals and freebies for educators

Arkansas jogger, dog offer comfort to child during father’s funeral

Princess Charlotte celebrates 6th birthday with portrait taken by Duchess of Cambridge

Week of April 25, 2021

Cincinnati Zoo’s adorable baby wallaby gets a name: Zip

Go out on a limb: Here’s how Orlando residents can receive free trees, composters

Photos: Universal Orlando releases new images of Jurassic World VelociCoaster

Universal Orlando releases new details on Jurassic World VelociCoaster

WATCH: SpaceX successfully launches another batch of Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral

NFL Draft: When to watch it on Channel 9, what to expect

Disney Cruise Line unveils newest ship, the Disney Wish

Michael Collins, Apollo 11 astronaut, dies after battle with cancer

Florida deputy ‘plays lifeguard,’ removes alligator from pool

Skydiving museum will take Central Florida to new heights

Super Pink Moon 2021: 10 stunning photos of April’s full moon

Tiny antelope born at Brevard Zoo

Week of April 18, 2021

Crew-2 successfully docks with ISS after debris threatens spacecraft in orbit

Tiger Woods posts photo of himself on crutches at Florida home

Oscar predictions: Can anything beat ‘Nomadland’?

Photos: NASA, SpaceX launch 4 astronauts from the Space Coast

Crew-2 mission: What time, how to watch

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2021: 6 stunning photos of nature’s light show

NWS confirms EF-1 tornado near Ocala

Remembering Prince

2 men found guilty in murdering Osceola County mother Nicole Montalvo

Derek Chauvin trial: Jurors reach verdict

“Seats for Soldiers”: Orlando Magic honor fallen soldiers with personalized team jerseys

WATCH LIVE: Closing arguments underway in trial of ex-cop accused of killing George Floyd

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter set to make historic first flight on Mars early Monday

Week of April 11, 2021

WATCH: WWII-era plane makes emergency water landing at Cocoa Beach Air Show

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9 things happening this week: April 16 to April 23.

Large distressed loggerhead turtle rescued out of ocean near Ormond Beach

Brevard Zoo welcomes third baby sloth in its history

WATCH LIVE: Trial underway in slaying of St. Cloud mother Nicole Montalvo

Daunte Wright shooting: Ex-Officer Kim Potter arrested on manslaughter charge

Baby Mandrill Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Restore Our Shores

What is Ramadan? A look at how 1.8 billion Muslims observe the holy month

J&J vaccine pause: What should you do if you’ve already gotten the vaccine

Coronavirus: US health agencies call for pause in use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

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5 things to know if you have hail damage

SEE: Huge explosion rocks Caribbean island as volcano continues to erupt

Severe storms drop buckets of hail, brings strong winds to parts of Central Florida on Sunday

Week of April 4, 2021

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter to take historic first flight on Mars this weekend

DMX, rapper, actor has died at 50

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

Volcano erupts in Caribbean as thousands are evacuated from St. Vincent

Jack Hanna retires from public eye, diagnosed with dementia

Universal announces the opening date for Jurassic World VelociCoaster

#407Day: Here’s how you can support local businesses in Central Florida

Florida’s Zoo Miami welcomes 2 baby giraffes

From Disneyland to Disney World, one mans journey to raise awareness for Type 1 Diabetes

Photos: Cherry blossoms reach peak bloom in Washington, DC

‘It is so great to be back’: Nancy Alvarez returns to Eyewitness News This Morning after early-stage breast cancer diagnosis

Here’s where to find the COVID-19 vaccine in your county

Man built mobile bed to help elderly dog enjoy beach oceanfront

Week of March 28, 2021

Easter 2021: Which stores are open, which are closed on Easter?

Growing flock: Brevard Zoo hatches two baby galah chicks

Florida coronavirus-related death toll tops 34,000

9 facts about manatees

Deputies put wedding photoshoot on hold to help man struck by car

SEE: Cocoa firefighters use oxygen pet masks to rescue 2 cats from house fire

Police arrest driver in fatal hit-and-run crash in Sanford

WATCH LIVE: Trial continues for Derek Chauvin, ex-cop accused of killing George Floyd

Haven’t received your stimulus check yet? Here are 5 reasons why

Lake County Fire Rescue saves baby owl that fell from nest

Stray dog that stole stuffed unicorn adopted from North Carolina shelter

Week of March 21, 2021

2 teens rescued after slingshot ride malfunctions at Old Town in Kissimmee, firefighters say

Florida’s Zoo Miami welcomes endangered black rhino calf

Florida expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to 40+ starting Monday: Here’s when all adults will be eligible

Watch at 11 a.m.: Orlando police to remember fallen officer during funeral service at First Baptist Orlando

SEE: Popular Texas gas station chain opens its first Central Florida location

Orange County Convention Center COVID-19 vaccine appointments fully booked minutes after opening to Floridians age 40+

Week of March 14, 2021

Here’s who is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida, Orange County starting next week

Plenty of sunshine, breezy conditions for Friday

Florida residents 50 and older will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday, DeSantis says

‘Let’s-a go!’: Super Nintendo World opens at Universal Studios Japan

St. Patrick’s Day 2021: How did it get started; why corned beef and cabbage; who is Patrick?

Looking back: Walt Disney World shuts down a year ago today, impacting Central Florida economy

Florida coronavirus-related death toll tops 33,000

Orlando officer shot during 2018 hostage situation dies, according to police chief

Week of March 7, 2021

Pi Day 2021: Deals on pizzas, desserts to celebrate 3.14

SpaceX Starlink launch

Check out the art on Orlando’s Howard Middle School!

Stimulus update: House passes COVID-19 relief bill paving way for $1,400 checks, unemployment benefits

‘Florida Treasure Hunt’: How to find out if you have unclaimed property waiting for you

Stimulus update: How and when will parents get $300 monthly child tax credit payment?

Stimulus update: House expected to pass bill Tuesday; when will you get the stimulus check?

These 4 new craft breweries are opening in Orlando

Rescued alligators from Midwest find warm forever home in Central Florida

Meghan Markle tells Oprah Winfrey that she and Prince Harry wed ahead of official ceremony

Week of February 28, 2021

Storms calm after dropping severe hail around Daytona Beach on Saturday

Avalon Park food hall reveals its 10 restaurants

Whale hello there: Weeks-old right whale calf, mother spotted off Florida coast

NASA releases new images from Mars

New FEMA COVID-19 vaccination site in Orlando readies to open for walk-up vaccines

Women’s History Month: Here’s a guide to events happening across Central Florida to celebrate

COVID-19 coverage

One year after first COVID-19 cases found in Florida, state reports lowest daily increase in cases since October

Stimulus update: How quickly will you get a $1,400 check?

Snow Moon to light up night sky this week

Week of February 21, 2021

When turtles fly: Rehabbed sea turtles flown to Kennedy Space Center to launch new lives in the Atlantic

Florida trails, wilderness areas see attendance bloom as shutdown pushes visitors to great outdoors

‘This should not have happened’: Volusia County working to honor lives of lynching victims

‘Our money’s going in the toilet’: Amenities destroyed after homeowners file lawsuit over high fees

Photos: Tiger Woods seriously injured in single-vehicle crash

Disney’s Animal Kingdom welcomes Ranger to the crash

Tiger Woods injured in car crash in California

Coronavirus: US death toll tops 500,000

Week of February 14, 2021

A new vison of Mars: NASA’s Perseverance rover captures historic sights from Red Planet

‘I’m back, Central Florida’: Brian Shields returns to Channel 9 Eyewitness News This Morning

9 things to know about Brian Shields

Walt Disney World to celebrate 50th anniversary with ‘The World’s Most Magical Celebration’

Photos: NASA rover Perseverance lands on Mars to look for signs of ancient life

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the Orange County Convention Center? Here’s what to expect

University of Florida veterinary team removes shoe that 10-foot crocodile swallowed

PHOTOS: University of Florida veterinary team removes shoe that 10-foot crocodile swallowed

Who were the Florida Highwaymen?

SpaceX successfully launches Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral

Looking for work: These adoptable cats could be your next purr-fect employee

Week of February 7, 2021

Central Florida at risk of severe storms overnight and Sunday

5-time ‘Jeopardy!’ champion Brayden Smith dead at 24

Valentine’s Day 2021: Restaurant deals and freebies for you and your sweetie

Parkland school shooting three years later

Year of the Ox: 6 things to know about Lunar New Year

Seal of approval: Wildlife officials say harbor seal sighting on Florida coast nothing to flip out over

9 facts about manatees

Volusia County Beach Safety Lifeguard Tryouts

Seniors escape isolation of pandemic with the help of virtual reality

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Counterfeit guitars seized at Dulles airport

WATCH LIVE: Former President Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial

Photos: Super Bowl LV game action

Photos: Super Bowl LV halftime show

Photos: Tampa Bay fans crowd streets to celebrate Bucs’ Super Bowl win

Super Bowl in Tampa creates ‘craziness’ outside, inside

Week of January 31, 2021

Strong storms trigger tornado warnings in Central Florida on Saturday

National Weatherperson’s Day

Christopher Plummer, ‘Sound of Music’ star, dies at 91

Peeps return to shelves for Easter

Massive drug bust at Orlando International Airport

Black History Month

Actor Dustin Diamond, best known as Screech on ‘Saved by the Bell,’ dies at 44

A line of storms moves in, bringing near freezing temperatures early this week

Week of January 24, 2021

Woah! Construction begins on record-breaking rides at Icon Park

Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru Tickets and Information

Stunning photos of January’s Wolf Moon

Whale remains found off Florida coast lead to discovery of new species

Pioneering actress Cicely Tyson dead at 96

What you need to know about new coronavirus variants spreading across the globe

Tallahassee airport closed for possible tornado damage, FSU & FAMU no damage reported on campus

Oscar-winning actress Cloris Leachman dead at 94

Remembering Kobe, Gianna Bryant one year after helicopter crash

Adventure (and puns) ahead! Jungle Cruise at Magic Kingdom to be updated

‘It’s outrageous’: Need for street racing crackdown strains FHP resources, troopers say

Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat Green Bay Packers 31-26, advance to Super Bowl

Here’s what Portillo’s could mean for retail near Disney

Week of January 17, 2021

Baseball legend Hank Aaron dead at 86

70-ton whale carcass recovered off Italian coast

On her birthday, Orlando waitress who helped save abused boy with note receives ‘best gift’: An update on his progress

Watch special live coverage of the inauguration of Biden, Harris

Joe Biden Inauguration: live updates

Read President Joe Biden’s Inauguration Speech

Photos: Scenes from Biden inauguration

Sunshine and 70s: Cool morning before temperatures warm up

Joe Biden Inauguration: What time, what channel, how to watch, livestream

Week of January 10, 2021

Stimulus payments: IRS delays start of tax season

Washington pizza shop delivers hundreds of pies to National Guard troops

Six entrapped manatees rescued in Brevard County

‘Do you need help?’ Orlando waitress uses stealthy handwritten note to help rescue abused boy, police say

House votes to impeach Trump for second time

SpaceX cargo dragon capsule carrying science experiments undocks from ISS; here’s when it will splash down

Seven reasons you may not have gotten your 2nd stimulus check

Week of January 3, 2021

Chaos at the Capitol: Who was Brian Sicknick, Capitol police officer who died after riots?

Sanford firefighter placed on leave, under investigation for possible participation in Capitol riot

WATCH: SpaceX successfully launches first rocket of 2021 from Central Florida’s Space Coast

SEE: Universal announces new VelociCoaster ride

‘A dark day in America’: Central Florida leaders react to violent mob storming the U.S. Capitol

Democrats sweep Georgia Senate races, AP confirms

U.S. Capitol on lockdown after Trump supporters clash with police

Here’s where to find the COVID-19 vaccine in your county

Georgia Senate runoffs: Democrat Warnock projected to defeat Loeffler; other race too close to call

9 Things you need to know about zombie trees!

Volusia County COVID-19 vaccine distribution event reaches capacity

Starting tonight: Alex Trebek’s last new ‘Jeopardy!’ episodes, tribute airing this week

Week of December 27, 2020

Park-hopping returns to Disney World: What you need to know

Full Cold Moon 2020: 13 stunning photos of final full moon of year

New year, new laws: These laws will take effect on Jan. 1

‘Gilligan’s Island’ actress Dawn Wells dies from COVID-19

Stimulus checks: Key dates for the next set of payments

Stimulus checks could be deposited Tuesday night; paper checks to be mailed Wednesday

Here’s where to find the COVID-19 vaccine in your county

COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed at Orange County Convention Center

Appointments book up fast as COVID-19 vaccination site debuts at Oviedo Mall

Week of December 20, 2020

Christmas 2020: Which restaurants are open on Christmas Day?

AdventHealth’s “Countdown to Christmas” for Serenity Alexander

It won’t be white, but it will be chilly: Forecast calls for coldest Christmas in Orlando in quarter century

Orlando couple’s Christmas light display memorializes COVID-19 deaths

Disney gives glimpse into ‘historic’ EPCOT transformation

Coronavirus live updates: Fauci, Azar receive Moderna vaccine

Kwanzaa: 9 things to know about the holiday

‘Christmas Star’ Photos from around the world

Last-minute Christmas gifts 2020: Subscription gift ideas for anyone on your list

Holiday weather forecast

Week of December 13, 2020

SpaceX closes out 2020 with successful launch

Warmer temps and plenty of sunshine on tap for Saturday

SEE: Orlando police, local resident team up to clean monument honoring first two Black Orlando police officers

Beachgoer finds 71 pounds of cocaine in South Florida

Florida reports more than 13,100 new COVID-19 cases, second highest single-day increase since pandemic began

Lake alert issued for Lake Eola after elevated levels of bacteria found

Python sniffing pups: Two dogs trained to track down invasive snakes in the Florida Everglades

‘This is a watershed moment’: First batch of AdventHealth frontline workers receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Christmas wish come true: NFL players cover cost of prosthetic legs, trip to Disney World for 8-year-old boy

Orlando’s city rental assistance program set to close Tuesday; here’s how to apply

Florida reports 138 more coronavirus-related deaths as country’s death toll tops 300,000

‘A historic day’: First patient receives COVID-19 vaccine in Florida

‘None of the reptiles survived’: Wild Florida loses entire snake exhibit to electrical fire

Week of December 6, 2020

Orlando officers play Santa for families in need

More than 50 residents displaced as 2-alarm fire rips through Pine Hills apartment complex

Toys for Tots falling short on donations on final day of holiday gift drive: How you can help

How Central Florida families are planning to safely celebrate Hanukkah during pandemic

Brevard County Lifeguard Tryouts

Ways YOU can help Toys for Tots this year!

High temperatures to reach the low 60s after frosty morning; when warmer weather will return

‘It’s just wicked’: Remains missing after caskets broken into during ‘ritualistic activity’ at Lake County cemetery, deputies say

Massive, 9-pound goldfish found in lake, officials say

Coronavirus: First UK patients, including man named William Shakespeare, get Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Monday Night Football: 9 things to know, how to watch Buffalo Bills vs. San Francisco 49ers

Remembering Pearl Harbor attack 79 years later

Giraffe calves join family at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Week of November 29, 2020

WATCH: Video shows Arecibo Observatory collapse in Puerto Rico

SEE: Universal Orlando reveals Jurassic World VelociCoaster ride vehicle

Armed robbers break into South Florida home, steal English bulldog, police say

Orlando reopens city’s rental assistance program for those facing COVID-19 hardships

WATCH: See what Thanksgiving dinner looks like aboard the International Space Station

Beaver Moon 2020: 10 stunning photos of November’s full moon, penumbral lunar eclipse

Here we go! Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan to open early 2021

Robber fatally shoots woman, critically injures man who co-owned Mount Dora convenience store

DeSantis: Schools to remain open this spring; virtual learning continues

‘Holiday money hunt’: Are you among the 1 in 5 Floridians who has unclaimed property awaiting them?

Florida boater, 62, found clinging to capsized vessel

Cyber Monday 2020: Deals from Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Kohl’s and others

Week of November 23, 2020

Business owners hope annual Turkey Rod Run drives up business in Daytona Beach

Celebrating Thanksgiving: 9 traditions for families and friends

Black Friday 2020: Which stores will be closed on Thanksgiving? More retailers announce plans

Disney gives glimpse into ‘historic’ EPCOT transformation

Dozens of cars catch fire at Rockledge recycling plant

Different families unite over shared live-saving kidney donations in Orlando

‘Jeopardy!’ to resume production next week with Ken Jennings as first interim guest host

Week of November 15, 2020

Meet Tonka: Orange County dog looking to find forever home after spending 215 days in shelter

World’s largest White Castle breaks ground in Orlando

‘A way to heal‘: UCF offering art classes to veterans at Lake Baldwin VA

Rescue team releases rehabilitated manatee in Daytona Beach

Demonstrators march through Cocoa after deputy fatally shot boy, 16, man, 18

11 bars in Orlando found not compliant with COVID-19 guidelines, Orange County officials said

WATCH: Historic crewed mission successfully blasts off from Kennedy Space Center

Week of November 8, 2020

ULA Atlas V rocket carrying spy satellite successfully launches after brief delay

Tropical Depression 31 forms in Caribbean, likely to become a hurricane heading to Central America

Friday the 13th: What’s so unlucky about 13?

9 facts about flooding

Eta regains hurricane status, tropical storm watches, warnings issued for parts of Central Florida

Veterans Day 2020: Deals and freebies on meals for veterans, active-duty

Eta parks near western Cuba; flood risk continues for South Florida, breezy for Central Florida

Two dozen sea turtles rescued after washing up in Brevard County

Tropical Storm Eta: Dangerous seas to central-east coast, coastal flooding likely

‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek dead at 80

Tropical Storm Eta uncertain track still aims to impact Florida

Week of November 1, 2020

Election 2020, Trump v. Biden live updates: Joe Biden projected the winner in the race for president

Florida sees uptick in COVID-19 cases as more than 6K new cases reported statewide

Eta forecast to intensify over Caribbean’s warm waters; South Florida remains in the cone of uncertainty

Florida deputy finds alligator roaming around elementary school

2020 Election: Central Florida Top Races

Week of October 25, 2020

“A holiday spectacular like no other:” Get a sneak peek at GKTW’s Night of a Million Lights event

WATCH: Thunderbirds fly over Walt Disney World to honor fallen military heroes

Another tropical disturbance could develop over the Caribbean; Tropical Storm Zeta brings strong winds to mid-Atlantic states

Local law enforcement community mourns Ocala police chief killed in Marion County plane crash

NASA moon announcement: Space agency to reveal ‘exciting new discovery’ on Monday; how to watch

Week of October 18, 2020

Channel 9′s Central Florida Voter’s Guide

Higher chance for Invest 95L to develop this weekend; two scenarios of where the system could be next week

State attorney candidates Monique Worrell, Jose Torroella to face off in Channel 9 debate

Orlando man accused of dressing as police officer, stealing more than $50K worth of goods in 7 counties

Early morning showers moving through Central Florida

Worth shell-ebrating: Brevard Zoo releases largest-ever sea turtle patient

Fast-moving showers to move through Central Florida this afternoon

Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris sits down with Channel 9′s Vanessa Echols for exclusive interview

54 more coronavirus deaths, 1700 new cases, reported in Florida

Early voting kicks off in Florida, more than 475K mail-in ballots already cast in Central Florida

Windy day ahead, fast moving showers to move through Central Florida this afternoon

Week of October 11, 2020

Another day of low 90s, temperatures to slightly cool down this weekend

Amway Center in Orlando to be used as early-voting site for the first time

U.S. Coast Guard cutter crew on patrol seizes nearly $60M in cocaine before Florida homecoming

Thousands await President Donald Trump ahead of first rally in Sanford since COVID-19 diagnosis

Week of October 4, 2020

2020 Hurricane season: 10 storms have struck the U.S., 6 of which have been hurricanes (including imminent Delta)

Here we go! Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan to open early 2021

Gators, ghosts and goblins, oh my! Gatorland hosting family-friendly Halloween event

Returning to the sky: GEICO Skytypers set to perform at the Lockheed Martin Space and Air Show in Sanford

Category 2 Hurricane Delta makes landfall near Puerto Morelos, Mexico

Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen dead at 65

Major Hurricane Delta strengthens more and approaching Cancun; what it means for Central Florida

SeaWorld welcomes a new baby dolphin

Semitruck crashes into toll plaza on Florida Turnpike in Osceola County

Tropical Storm Delta forms, could strengthen rapidly over the western Caribbean; what it means for Central Florida

Week of Sept. 27, 2020

Trump leaving White House for Walter Reed Military Medical Center: Live updates

Central Florida Decides: How to watch the House District 7 debate

Tropical Depression 25 forms southeast of Cancun; moisture pushes toward Central Florida

Depresión Tropical 25 se forma al sureste de Cancún, humedad tropical llegará a Florida

State reports 131 deaths linked to coronavirus, 2,600 new cases

Flooding in St. Johns River and adjacent communities

One of the largest high-speed charging hubs in Florida is coming to Downtown Orlando in 2021

Monitoring tropical waves moving toward the western Caribbean

Families worried about loved ones' gravesites after flooding returns to Oakland cemetery

ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket to launch tonight from Cape Canaveral

9 things to know about Giving Day to support Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando

Universal announces innovative new ride VelociCoaster, to debut summer 2021

What is Yom Kippur, when is it, how is it observed?

Grab your umbrella: Rain, storms forecast for Central Florida before mid-week cool down

Week of Sept. 20, 2020

On the road again: Watch WFTV to see UCF take on East Carolina this Saturday

Florida moving into phase 3 of reopening: What that means for restaurants, theme parks & more

Rewards in the shooting deaths of 2 Orange County boys increased to $20K each

Moisture returns; weekend forecast breakdown for Central Florida

Orlando’s ‘Florida Humans’ sculpture brings attention to the state’s climate emergency to Central Florida

“Humanos de Florida” llega a Orlando para crear conciencia sobre la emergencia climática del estado en Florida Central

‘They don’t think twice about who they kill’: 3 children shot, 2 killed in separate gang-related shootings this week, sheriff says

Public pays tribute to women’s rights icon, late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Photos: Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose at Supreme Court

‘They don’t think twice about who they kill’: 3 children shot, 2 killed in separate gang-related shootings this week, sheriff says

Breonna Taylor shooting: Former detective indicted on wanton endangerment charges

‘It hurts so bad’: Grandmother of boy shot to death at Pine Hills home says he celebrated his 3rd birthday Sunday

9 reasons why we love Florida in the fall

Slow-moving Beta brings long-lasting rains to Texas, Louisiana; monitoring system close to Florida

Coastal flood warnings, windy conditions remain with fast-moving showers possible across Central Florida

Week of Sept. 13, 2020

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

Florida reports 147 coronavirus-related deaths, more than 3K new cases

Central Florida first responders head to Panhandle to help with Sally recovery efforts

Hurricane Sally: Downtown Pensacola flooded, historic rainfall taking place

Baby spider monkey confiscated by Border Patrol agents coming to Brevard Zoo

Week of Sept. 6, 2020

1 person taken to hospital after small plane crashes onto Melbourne Beach

Diana Rigg, ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘The Avengers’ actress, dies at 82

More than 800 homes evacuated as gas line rupture causes massive fire

Full of hot air: Florida deputies respond to report of alligator in storage shed, find realistic pool float

Explosion, fires shut down U.S. 1 in Palm Bay

Week of Aug. 31, 2020

660-pound alligator transported to Florida vet

International Bacon Day

9 tips on staying safe this Labor Day weekend

9 things to do this Labor Day weekend

Florida reports another 130 deaths linked to coronavirus, more than 2K new cases

Here’s why buildings are lit up red across Central Florida tonight

Florida to allow nursing home, assisted living facility visitations

Now hiring: Verizon to fill almost 1,000 positions for work-from-home jobs

Moratorium on evictions, foreclosures extended until October

Eye on the tropics: Watching 4 tropical disturbances

9 facts about comedian Bob Newhart

Week of Aug. 23, 2020

3 rockets scheduled to lift off from the Space Coast this week

Taste Central Florida: Fighting Hunger and Homelessness

‘This storm is more powerful': Hurricane Laura tears through parts of Louisiana, Texas

Ruff life: 9 things we’ve learned from our dogs during the pandemic

National Dog Day: Celebrities share photos of their fur babies

9 not-so-basic facts about pumpkin spice

Florida wildlife officials catch 100-pound Suwannee alligator snapping turtle

Week of Aug. 16, 2020

Happening at 8 p.m.: Joe Biden, Kamala Harris pick ABC News for 1st interview together

Classic Miami Dolphins games to air on Channel 9: What you need to know

Fauci undergoes surgery to remove polyp from vocal cord

NWS confirms EF2 tornado, 5-football fields wide traveled over DeLand

LIVE RESULTS: Florida Primary Election

Central Florida Decides: How to watch Channel 9′s coverage of Florida primary election

Storms damage home, flood streets and down powerlines, trees in DeLand

SpaceX completes 100th launch with another batch of Starlink satellites

LIVE RADAR: Severe storms over Orlando; damaging wind gusts, hail, lightning

Week of Aug. 9, 2020

Tropical Storm Kyle forms off New England coast; Josephine to weaken over the weekend

Happy International Left-Handers Day! Here are nine facts to celebrate lefties

Florida reports 213 more coronavirus-related deaths, almost 9K new cases since yesterday

Seminole County Public Schools passes face covering mandate for all students, staff members, contractors while on school property

Central Florida elected officials, voters react to Biden picking Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden selects Kamala Harris as running mate

Wild Florida welcomes albino alligators, first to hatch at any attraction in the world

Week of Aug. 2, 2020

Police search for driver who vandalized Black Lives Matter mural in downtown Orlando

Update: NOAA’s Hurricane season forecast predicts a record number of storms this season

Florida reports 227 more coronavirus deaths, surpasses 500K cases

Red skies are a sailor’s delight… except when a slow-moving tropical storm is near

Florida back-to-school tax holiday: What’s tax free and when to shop

Crew Dragon astronauts return to Earth after 2 months in space; see the historic splashdown

LIVE UPDATES: Tropical Storm Isaias weakens, worst weather on track to stay off Florida’s east coast

Week of July 27, 2020

Storm Surge: What you need to know

Bread and milk: Why do we buy those foods before a storm?

257 more deaths in Florida linked to coronavirus, death toll nears 7K

Man accused of fatally beating 2, injuring woman with baseball bat during Windermere home burglary

Former presidential candidate Herman Cain dies of COVID-19

Moratorium on evictions, foreclosures extended until September, Gov. DeSantis says

Coronavirus: All state testing sites in Florida to close for storm

NASA successfully launches Perseverance Rover into space

Universal exec gives details on the making of new Bourne Stuntacular show

217 more deaths linked to coronavirus statewide, including 65 in Central Florida

Florida reports record-breaking 191 COVID-19-related deaths as state adds more than 9K new cases

Latest forecast shows tropical disturbance off the coast of Florida this weekend

9 things to know ahead of the November election

Week of July 20, 2020:

Universal Orlando cancels this year’s Halloween Horror Nights

Trump says Jacksonville out as GOP convention site

MISSING: Oviedo police searching for 15-year-old last seen Monday

Florida reports 173 more deaths linked to coronavirus, including 42 in Central Florida

Three friends murdered en route to Florida fishing trip

Orange County school officials postpone fall athletic, marching band practices until further notice due to COVID-19

‘White Boy Rick,’ former teen FBI informant, released from Kissimmee halfway house after serving more than 3 decades

Coronavirus: There is ‘essentially no end in sight’ to pandemic, Fauci says

Lowe’s to change how rope is sold nationwide after noose found in Orlando store

WATCH LIVE HERE: SpaceX targets Monday for ANASIS-II satellite launch at 5 p.m.

Week of July 12, 2020:

Off-duty officer pulls boy boogie-boarding away from shark along Florida beach

Which stores in Central Florida require face masks?

Florida’s new unemployment claims nearly double in one week

Target and CVS to require masks nationwide

Florida reports a record 156 coronavirus-related deaths overnight, adds almost 14K new cases

Mis-C: Rare, possibly life-threatening condition affecting children could be linked to COVID-19

Alex Trebek gives health update, previews retro ‘Jeopardy!’ shows

Walmart, Sam’s Club to require customers to wear face masks

Strong to severe thunderstorms after 1 p.m. for Central Florida / Lightning shot at Mt. Dora.

Welcome to Orlando, Deneige Broom

Florida reports more than 12,600 new COVID-19 cases

Week of July 5, 2020:

Bill Nye explains why people should wear masks, how they work during coronavirus pandemic

Florida reports more than 11,400 new COVID-19 cases, second-highest ever daily increase

Tropical Storm Fay to make landfall in New Jersey

Mount Dora first city in Lake County to require face masks in public

‘I don’t know how I survived': Retired Palm Coast doctor talks recovering from COVID-19

Lightning strikes crane near hotel construction site at Disney World

Coronavirus: Central Florida counties, cities with mask mandates

Broadway star Nick Cordero dead at 41 from COVID-19 complications

Week of June 28, 2020:

July 4th Lunar Eclipse! AKA ‘Buck Moon Eclipse'

Florida breaks single-day COVID-19 case record with more than 10,100 cases reported in 24 hours

Moratorium on foreclosures, evictions extended

Seminole County issues face-covering order for residents, visitors

Week of June 21, 2020:

How Blake Shelton’s new I-Drive restaurant doubles as a world stage

Splash Mountain to be rebranded as ‘Princess and the Frog’ ride at Disney World, Disneyland

‘Change has come’: Bill mandating history of Ocoee massacre be taught in Florida schools signed into law

Saharan Dust coming to Central Florida: What is it? What does it do?

Director Joel Schumacher dies

Week of June 14, 2020:

‘The Lord of the Rings’ actor, Ian Holm dies

Festivals, yoga, poetry slams and more: Your guide to Juneteenth events in Central Florida

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party canceled

Face masks required while in public in Orange County beginning Saturday

Supreme Court blocks Trump administration attempt to end DACA

Black Lives Matter protests: Ex-Atlanta officer charged with murder in Rayshard Brooks’ death

June 16: A breakdown of today’s COVID-19 numbers

Week of June 7, 2020:

George Floyd protests: NASCAR bans display of Confederate flag

‘Sheer horror’: 3 relatives arrested in death of woman, 27, who had cerebral palsy, mental capacity of 5-year-old

Tornadic weekend for Central Florida: 3 tornadoes, one leaving substantial damage east of Downtown Orlando

Week of May 31, 2020:

Phase 2 in Florida begins: Here’s what can reopen today

George Floyd rally and march in downtown Orlando

Tropical Storm Cristobal forms over the Bay of Campeche

Photos: Protesters gather across Orlando in wake of George Floyd’s death

George Floyd protests live updates

Week of May 24, 2020:

Weather Forecast for 2nd attempt of the Demo-2 Mission, Launch America

Special launch day coverage

Week of May 17, 2020:

Gov. DeSantis announces youth summer camps, activities can reopen

WATCH: WFTV anchor Greg Warmoth interviews Vice President Mike Pence

WATCH: Rocket carrying secret Space Force space plane launches from Cape Canaveral

Week of May 10, 2020:

Eustis nurse returns to Florida after one month stay treating COVID-19 patients in New York

‘Welcome home’: Orlando nurse practitioner gets hero’s welcome after spending almost 40 days at NYC hospital

9 facts about “Top Gun”

They’re baaaaack: Lovebugs descend on Central Florida, why they’re here and where they came from

Week of May 3, 2020:

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Little Richard dies at 87

9 things you didn’t know about Disney songs

Stop what you’re doing and watch this puppy livestream courtesy of Canine Companions for Independence

NFL coaching legend Don Shula dies at 90

Hurricane Season 2020: How are they named? Who names them? Why? When? Why they retire names?

Week of April 26, 2020:

From bouquets to balloons, local ideas for socially distant celebrations delivered straight to your door

How are you spending your weekend?

Week of April 19, 2020:

Earth Day 2020 goes digital: What to know and how to get involved

Gronk to Bucs? Patriots, Tampa Bay reportedly talking deal for Rob Gronkowski

Wild Florida offers up gators, giraffes and camels for your next Zoom meeting

WATCH: Tornado, severe storms leave damage across Central Florida

Video tribute honors Oklahoma bombing victims amid outbreak

Photos: 25th anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing

Oklahoma City bombing: On 25th anniversary, Tulsa family remembers loved one killed

Week of April 12, 2020:

COVID-19: Musicians relief

Severe storm in Georgia blows entire house onto middle of road

Embry-Riddle students to make thousands of face shields for local hospitals

Coronavirus: These Central Florida churches are streaming their Easter services online

Week of April 5, 2020:

DeSantis orders FDOT to speed up I-4 Ultimate construction amid coronavirus pandemic

‘A little unconventional’: How Passover celebrations are continuing during coronavirus pandemic

‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ returns to prime time for 20th anniversary

Disney honors nurses, doctors, health care workers on World Health Day

#407day: Orange County residents support local restaurants by ordering takeout, delivery

Orlando resident treats patients aboard hospital ship USNS Mercy

‘We will never forget your sacrifice’: 2 Florida deputies die from coronavirus

Week of March 29, 2020:

‘This is a global war against this virus’: Orlando native describes working on US Navy hospital ship during pandemic

Virtual pet therapy visits, singing nurses: How local hospitals are brightening spirits during coronavirus pandemic

Week of March 22, 2020:

Stay-at-home issued for Florida

EN ESPAÑOL: Coronavirus en Florida Central: Cobertura completa

Coronavirus: Osceola County issues stay-at-home order for two weeks starting Thursday night

Elderly and COVID-19

Stay-at-home order for Orange County

COVID-19 panic will destroy your immunity and health. Here’s how to make it worse.

DeSantis says all people who fly to Florida from New York or New Jersey must self-quarantine for 14 days

Coronavirus testing coming to Orange County this week

In-depth coronavirus coverage

Brevard County online permitting and inspection services

Week of March 15, 2020:

Country music singer-songwriter Kenny Rogers dead at 81

Who’s your hero during this pandemic? Help meteorologist Brian Shields #SpreadGoodNews by sharing your story

If you’re feline low isolated at home, paws to appreciate #quarantinecats on Twitter

LIVE: Florida Presidential Primary Election Results

Week of March 9, 2020:

Disney, Universal to close through March amid coronavirus concerns

You’ll soon be able to buy Chick-fil-A sauces by the bottle

80s are back! High-pressure to hold fronts for days; beach hazards

Super worm moon 2020: 10 stunning photos of March’s full moon

21-foot pink flamingo sculpture coming to Florida airport

Week of March 2, 2020:

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

Tennessee tornadoes: 19 killed after twisters strike state, officials say

Comparing the coronavirus to the flu

Week of Feb. 24, 2020:

Aquaponics: Winter gardening reaches new heights in Winter Garden

Happy Leap Year! Celebrate with tacos, cat videos and wine

Deputies: Man uses ax to bust through back door, gets shot by off-duty Orange County deputy in home

Week of Feb. 17, 2020:

Deputies identify family of 4 found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Orange County home

The Pets of Channel 9

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Cinderella Castle to get golden makeover; here’s why

Week of Feb. 10, 2020:

Tickets for 2021 Daytona 500 already on sale

Take a behind the scenes tour of the new technology used to inspect cars ahead of the Daytona 500

Central Florida’s weather: Near-record heat very humid across Central Florida

Viewers’ Pictures: February’s full moon

Week of Feb. 2, 2020:

Roof collapses in massive DeBary house fire

Week of Jan. 29, 2020:

SpaceX successfully launches another batch of satellites into orbit

Week of Jan. 19, 2020:

19 dogs dead following Orange County fire at breeder’s home, officials say

9 things to know about the 2020 Pro Bowl Game

Coldest weather of the season hits Central Florida

Smell smoke? You’re not alone; controlled burn sends smoke across Central Florida

Week of Jan. 12, 2020:

5 things you didn’t know about Martin Luther King Jr.

Man accused of killing family at Celebration home to appear before judge

Week of Jan. 5, 2020:

71 cats surrendered from Orange County home, how you can rescue one for free

Help name Brevard Zoo’s fish

Week of Dec. 29, 2019:

Orlando firefighters rescue dog spooked by fireworks from crawl space under home

Record high temps possible heading into weekend cold front

Warmer temps to round out the week

Cool start to begin new year

Week of Dec. 15, 2019:

Massive manhunt underway after Eustis police captain shot

Week of Dec. 8, 2019:

Martie Salt retires after 40 years of keeping Central Florida informed

Week of Dec. 1, 2019:

Sneak peek: Channel 9 gets special preview of Disney's newest 'Star Wars' ride

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Holey clouds! 'Hole Punch Clouds' seen across Central Florida Friday morning

Orlando Dreamers: Magic co-founder dreams of bringing professional baseball to town

Happy birthday, Mickey Mouse! Disney icon turns 91 years old

Week of Nov. 11, 2019:

SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral on Veterans Day

Week of Nov. 3, 2019:

Decorating for Christmas already? Science says you're a happy person

Week of Oct. 27, 2019:

National Cat Day: 9 'ameowzing' facts about your feline fur ball

Portion of Winter Park shopping plaza collapses, traps one person in rubble

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Garth Brooks is 'playin' music' at The Barn in Sanford in Dive Bar Tour

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'That felt kind of creepy:' Winter Park man finds snake stuck in dryer

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