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News 6 Now -- 4/12/19

Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016.
Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016.

It's the day we've all been waiting for: Friday -- and that means the release of the new "Star Wars" trailer. Watch it and get the rest of your news and weather before you kick off your weekend.

Anti-terror funding

Rep. Val Demings.
Rep. Val Demings.

Lawmakers announced Friday that Orlando will receive more than double the amount of funding for terrorism prevention this year than it did last year. See how much the grant is giving the city and how officials are reacting to it.


Hot car death

A 2-year-old Florida girl has died after being left in a hot car all day while her mother was sleeping, officials say. Find out how hot it was outside and what charges the woman is facing in the girl's death. 


Tornado outbreak?

If you have family in the South, let them know forecasters are predicting dangerous and severe storms this weekend. See when and where the threatening weather could strike.


'Star Wars' trailer

Fans are flipping out over the release of the newest trailer for "Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker." Watch it for yourself and share it to get in on the excitement.


Disney streaming service

Many have been waiting for the Disney+ streaming service that's been in the works for more than a year, but the company has finally released its plan of attack to take on Netflix and other major competitors. Find out when it's expected to be available and how much it could cost you.


Warm weekend weather

With low rain chances and plenty of heat, you could consider planning a trip to the beach. Get the full forecast before finalizing your weekend plans.