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NASCAR fans fly Confederate flag

Despite requests from NASCAR, fans gearing up for this week's race in Daytona Beach are flying the Confederate flag.

Dad finds girl strapped down at dentist

A man is upset that his 5-year-old girl was restrained during a recent trip to the dentist.

Girls sitting on sea turtle at beach?

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials are looking into photos that appear to show girls sitting on a turtle.

Teacher gets 22 years for student sex

A former Central Florida high school teacher is sentenced to 22 years in prison for having sex with three students.

Fire burns apartments near Disney

Lightning is believed to have sparked an apartment fire Friday night near Walt Disney World that left several families spending the night somewhere else.


Riders rescued from Orlando Eye

No injuries were reported after the Orlando Eye stopped Friday afternoon with dozens of people on board, Orange County Fire Rescue says.

Girl won't face expulsion over her hair

A Central Florida teen tells Local 6 she faces expulsion because administrators at her private school want her to cut and shape her hair. But administrators appeared to have changed their mind, saying she will not be expelled.

Homeless vet wows with piano

A homeless veteran in Florida is turning heads and earning fans with his beautiful piano playing.

Cops: Postal worker went into rage

A Brevard County U.S. Postal Service employee was arrested Wednesday after police say he hit a 55-year-old woman in the face in a fit of road rage.

Teen arrested in fatal hit-run

A teen driver struck and killed a man seeking help with his disabled car in a hit-and-run crash in east Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Person of interest sought in slaying

Ormond Beach police are looking for a 22-year-old man who has been named a person of interest in the death of a man whose body was found inside a home.

Cops: Fishermen discover body in water

Deputies are investigating after a man was found dead in a small body of water in Deltona, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office says.

Security upped at Red, Hot & Boom

The Altamonte Springs Police Department says it will have an extra presence at the annual Red, Hot and Boom event.

Retailers take products on the road

Tired of shopping at big box stores? Well, retailers are hitting the road and coming into a community near you.


Cops: Man choked driver in road rage

A Florida truck driver is arrested on allegations that he punched another driver in the face and choked him with a belt, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Boyfriend a 'person of interest' in murder

Titusville police are calling Quinton Woodruff, the boyfriend of Brandee Kelley, a person of interest in Kelley's death.

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NASCAR will not ban Confederate flag from tracks

While NASCAR endorsed efforts on Tuesday to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse in Charleston, S.C., it's likely that the flag will not be banned from the organization's racetracks.

Semi overturns, spilling soda

A tractor-trailer crashes and overturns in Orange County, spilling soda onto a roadway.

Walt Disney World: Christmas in July

Christmas may be months away, but for some cast members at Walt Disney World, it's Christmas all year round.

Police chase ends in crash near church

A police chase ends in a crash in Orlando, forcing officials to close a major intersection for several hours.

Expert: Shark attacks are 'mistakes'

Shark conservationist Jim Abernethy says the shark attacks off of Florida beaches and across the country should really be identified as “shark mistakes.”

Cameras show Five Guys attack

Security cameras capture an attack at a popular burger joint in Central Florida in which employees were forced to the ground at gunpoint.

Improve your memory old-school style

High tech versions of the old-school flash cards help to make you smarter.


Fourth forecast: Red hot & storms

A hot holiday weekend is on tap for Central Florida, and storms have moved through the Altamonte Springs areas soaking the crowds waiting for Red, Hot and Boom.

Resupply ship on way to ISS

Five days after SpaceX's failed launch of International Space Station cargo from Cape Canaveral, Russian space officials will take another turn.

Woman gets library card approved 73 years later

More than seven decades ago, Pearl Thompson wanted to check out a book from a North Carolina library. But she was told no, because she is black.

Nursing asst. accessed files inappropriately

A certified nursing assistant is fired after auditors discovered the employee access patient records outside of the normal job responsibilities, Orlando Health announced Thursday.

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Philippines: Dozens dead in ferry disaster

Searchers recovered more bodies Friday, a day after a passenger ferry capsized shortly after leaving port in the Philippines, killing 59 people, authorities said. The Philippine coast guard said 140 people survived.

Central Fla. Fourth of July events has compiled local events celebrating the Fourth of July.

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What's behind increase in shark attacks?

Sharks have attacked 11 people off the coast of North and South Carolina this year, according to the International Shark Attack File at the University of Florida, including a man bitten Wednesday on the Outer Banks' Ocracoke Island.


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