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Sumter Co. sinkhole reopens after crews filled it with cement Video included

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Engineers with Helicon say they are making progress filling a sinkhole that re-opened and continues to threaten two homes in The Villages.  Crews say the sinkhole has grown very slightly over the course of the day, but it is stabilizing. More>>

Orlando's possible hosting of DNC presidential convention could bring great exposure and problems Video included

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Orlando is one of 15 cities the Democratic National Committee will consider as the site of its 2016 presidential nominating convention. More>>

Florida executes man convicted of murdering 2

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 Florida has executed a man convicted of murdering two relatives to prevent one of them from testifying against him in a burglary trial.
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New owner for Cocoa Beach Pier?

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The iconic Cocoa Beach Pier could soon have a new owner.   The pier is up for sale, and FOX 35 news has learned that a yet to be named timeshare company has submitted a contract to purchase it. More>>

Easter Sunrise Service attendees find parking tickets, not eggs, in Cocoa Beach Video included

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Cocoa Beach Police say hundreds of Easter Sunrise Service attendees illegally parked cars along a fourteen-block stretch of Ocean Beach Boulevard Sunday morning. In all, eighteen parking tickets were pinned to cars in clearly marked "no parking zones," but that has some people upset.
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Elderly Daytona Beach woman brutally beaten, left for dead Video included

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An elderly woman was beaten, robbed, and left for dead in a brutal attack that happened in Daytona Beach on Saturday.  More>>

Crews working to fill massive sinkhole in Sumter Co.

Crews working to fill massive sinkhole in Sumter Co. Video included

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Crews filled a massive sinkhole in Sumter County with a mixture of sand and concrete Monday morning. More>>

Lawmaker wants mandatory 'bear-proof' trash cans in some areas Video included

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A Central Florida lawmaker wants to make "bear proof" trash cans mandatory for some neighborhoods in heart of bear country. More>>

Volusia County to spend $400K for a 'doggie rest area' Video included

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Volusia County will build a dog park being billed as a "doggie rest area." The new park will be built as a part of the Halifax Humane Society.  CEO Miguel Abi-Hassan says the animal shelter purchased the 3.2 acres and the county matched the spending with $400,000 to build the park. More>>

Orlando area led the entire state in job growth for March Video included

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More than 20,000 jobs were created across Florida in the month of March, but the unemployment rate in the state inched up by a tenth of a point, from 6.2 to 6.3 percent. More>>

Feds investigating FSU over handling of rape allegation against Jameis Winston

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A federal investigation is being conducted into how Florida State University handled rape allegations against quarterback Jameis Winston. More>>

Man shot during suspected Winter Park home invasion dies Video included

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A Winter Park man who was shot in his own home by an intruder has died, according to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office. More>>

SpaceX launches supplies to space station Video included

A fresh load of supplies is finally on its way to the International Space Station. More>>

Marion Co. deputies: man stole nearly $400 worth of sunglasses

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The Marion County Sheriff's Office says a man stole nearly $400 worth of sunglasses from a store in the Paddock Mall. More>>

Kissimmee boy receives new type of defibrillator Video included

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He's only 10-years old, but one young boy from Kissimmee has to deal with adult-sized problems.  His heart isn't working the way it should, but now a new device should help him live a normal life. More>>

Arrest made in 2013 Port Orange crash that left two dead

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Police have made an arrest in a 2013 double traffic fatality in Port Orange. More>>

FWC now observing, not trapping bears in Lake Mary Video included

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Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission say they are transitioning efforts from trapping and euthanizing bears to monitoring them in a Lake Mary neighborhood where a woman was attacked last weekend. More>>

Another mistrial in Warlocks biker gang murder case

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A judge on Thursday declared a mistrial in the case of murder suspect Victor Amaro. More>>

Osceola deputy accused of soliciting nude photos as bribery Video included

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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement on Thursday arrested an Osceola County deputy on one count of bribery. More>>

More rescued Sochi dogs arrive in Central Florida Video included

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More stray dogs from Sochi, Russia are getting a second chance right here in Central Florida. More>>

Suspected bank robber arrested after brief pursuit through Lake County

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Law enforcement officers from multiple agencies apprehended a suspected bank robber following a brief pursuit Thursday afternoon. More>>

It's About Time a nationally known Mount Dora clock shop

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FOX 35's Tom Johnson recently visited a shop in Mount Dora, where the ticking of hands of time are truly something special. More>>

Have a question for Gainesville Mayor Ed Braddy?

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We will be speaking with him on Wednesday. More>>

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