Orlando's hometown team, the UCF Knights, will face Memphis on Saturday in the AAC Championship game, and a major earthquake caused widespread damage in Alaska-- these are two of today's top local and national stories on ClickOrlando.com and News 6.
Read more top stories for Friday, Nov. 30, 2019 below:
7.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Alaska
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked buildings Friday in Anchorage causing damage to homes and infrastructure. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake Friday morning was centered about 7 miles north of Alaska's largest city. A brief tsunami warning has been canceled. See video and photos of the damage here.
Lake Eola Christmas tree lighting with News 6
The News 6 morning team will help Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer light up Lake Eola Park at the city's annual tree-lighting ceremony Friday night. Tune in on News 6 and ClickOrlando.com beginning at 7 p.m. to see 72-foot tree light up. Bookmark this link to watch live here.
Uber driver attacked after refusing to take woman home
A woman was arrested in Melbourne after police say she attacked her 67-year-old Uber driver after he refused to drive her to an area where he had previously been a victim of a crime.
The driver said he told the woman the area made him uncomfortable, according to authorities, and offered to take her somewhere else or terminate the cost of the ride. Click here to read the full report.
Aloha to UCF's AAC championship game
The UCF Knights' matchup against Memphis on Saturday will look a little like a Luau. An Orlando business and the university will hand out 40,000 leis to support injured quarterback McKenzie Milton, who is from Hawaii.
Find out everything to know about the championship game from News 6 sports anchor Ryan Welch here.
Local property appraiser accused of bringing strippers to office
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will conduct a preliminary inquiry into possible criminal conduct by Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh's office after two former managers filed suit against their former boss. The lawsuit claims Singh created a hostile work environment, used taxpayer money for personal travel expenses, falsified documents for an audit and brought strippers to the office after hours. Read more details about the allegations here.
Your top spots to see dazzling lights this season
Find a complete list of places around Central Florida where you can go enjoy Christmas lights and displays. From UCF to Celebration, our guide will get you in the holiday spirit. Click here to get all the details.
What to do if you're affected by the Marriott data breach
If you've stayed at a Starwood hotel in recent years, there's a good chance you've been impacted by a massive data breach that potentially exposed the personal data of about 500 million guests.
Marriott — which owns Starwood hotels such as the St. Regis and the Westin — on Friday disclosed that the Starwood guest reservation system had been hacked in a breach dating back to 2014. Here's what you can do to protect yourself.