Happy Monday, Central Florida. It's almost Turkey Day, but before we start planning what we'll do with our leftovers, here's what you need to know to start your week off smart:
Lake County vandalism
Authorities are investigating after a strange message about someone's sex offender status was written on a Lake County building for the second time in less than a month. See the strange messages and find out where exactly the incidents occurred.
The closely watched races in Florida's midterm election appear to be finally coming to an end almost two weeks after Election Day. See who appears to have won in three major races after two statewide recounts.
Knights charge on
All eyes were on the University of Central Florida's football team this weekend as ESPN's "College GameDay" was on campus to see them play Cincinnati. See the highest ranking they've earned this season after their 23rd consecutive win.
The days of fierce competition between transportation companies Uber and Mears could be over after the two announced a partnership in Orlando. Find out what the new deal means for customers.
David's Bridal biz
The nation's largest wedding retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, according to a report, but it's vowing to stay open for business. Get the full story behind the filing and what it means for the company.
Gross or good fun?
Beware, parents: Edible slime is now a thing and it could be on your child's wish list this year. See the stretchy toy-turned-food item and the reactions it's getting online.
Festive facial hair
There's a new way to get into the holiday spirit this year, and you could say it's making facial hair pretty lit. See the lights made specifically for the beard-bearing person in your life.
Pleasant weather has finally made it to the Orlando area, but will it stick around through the rest of the holiday week? Get the full Thanksgiving forecast to plan your festivities.