News 6 political expert weighs in on Florida’s midterm election
News 6 political expert and UCF history professor Dr. Jim Clark joined anchor Justin Warmoth on “The Weekly” to break down some of the key races heading into Florida’s primary election, including the matchup to see which Democrat will challenge Gov. Ron DeSantis in November.
‘It’s like Russian roulette:’ Seminole sheriff explains how fentanyl is fueling deadly opioid crisis
Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma sat down with anchor Justin Warmoth on “The Weekly” to break down how the opioid epidemic has evolved over the years and what it’s going to take to get the crisis under control.
A look at anti-government protests that erupted in Cuba
Anti-government protests have erupted in Cuba in the last week over a lack of access to food and basic medical supplies, amid a rise in COVID-19 cases. People around the country, and here in Central Florida have rallied in support of those protesters.
NCAA changes rules allowing athletes to profit off of NIL
The NCAA recently changed its rules on allowing college athletes to profit off their name, image, and likeness (NIL). It allows athletes to make money off everything from autographs to endorsement deals to social media content, but there is still some confusion about the rules.
Florida ending federally funded boost to unemployment benefits
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity recently announced it will cut off the $300 federal unemployment benefit on June 26. The state hopes ending the extra benefits will help address the labor shortage that is impacting several industries.
The Weekly Newsletter: Saluting News 6 veterans
Below is a list of ClickOrlando.com stories as well as a recap of this week's interview on "The Weekly." Getting to know News 6 veteransRelatives, friends, co-workers or strangers - Monday Americans will be thanking those who served our country. Body cam video shows Orange County deputy yanking middle school student's headVideo circulating social media shows the deputy aggressively escorting the girl to his cruiser. Frustrated refrigerator owners vent to News 6For a lot of people, Samsung is a trusted brand in technology, but recently, News 6 received several complaints about their Samsung refrigerator. Video shows monkeys belly-flopping in Silver SpringsAnyone who has kayaked at Silver Springs State Park, knows that monkey sightings are not uncommon.
The Weekly Newsletter: Getting results in child hunger
Below is a list of stories from ClickOrlando.com, as well as a recap of this week's interview on "The Weekly." Feeding Children Everywhere creates hunger-free resultsChildhood hunger is a nationwide issue, and last year, an estimated 1 in 9 Americans were food insecure. Thanks to charities like Longwood-based Feeding Children Everywhere, families are getting the food they need. News 6 anchor Justin Warmoth talked with the CEO of the nonprofit about how the charity is getting results in Central Florida. Woman shot during well-being checkNext month, Bobbie Snapp goes on trial on charges stemming from a 2017 incident.
The Weekly Newsletter: Breast cancer, flu awareness
Below is a list of big stories as well as a recap of this week's interview on "The Weekly." The importance of breast cancer awareness & flu shotsOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month - a time to show support and wear pink, but it also serves as a reminder to get necessary screenings. News 6 anchor and health reporter Kirstin O'Connor has done several stories on breast cancer awareness as well as flu awareness. She sat down with News 6 anchor Justin Warmoth on "The Weekly" to talk about how viewers can get results. And when one showed up in a Parkland swimming pool, Paul Bedard decided to take matters into his own hands, literally.
The Weekly Newsletter: Florida Rep. Michael Waltz discusses impeachment
Below is a list of headlines as well as a recap of this week's interview on "The Weekly." Rep. Michael Waltz talks President Trump impeachment inquiry on "The Weekly"It's been nearly three weeks since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that she is seeking a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. News 6 anchor Justin Warmoth sat down with Rep. Michael Waltz, R-St. Augustine, about the impeachment inquiry and what the talks are like on Capitol Hill. Teens in viral homecoming proposal video attend danceTheir homecoming proposal went viral, and now we're getting to know the love story between local two high schoolers, both with Down syndrome. To see their interview and the heartwarming video all over again, click here.
The Weekly Newsletter: State Sen. Linda Stewart talks relief to Bahamas, 2020 legislative session
Below is a list of stories that appeared in several newscasts and were trending on ClickOrlando.com. State Sen. Linda Stewart files more than a dozen bills ahead of 2020 legislative sessionFlorida's next legislative session may be months away, but State Sen. Linda Stewart has been busy with bills. Stewart spoke with News 6 anchor Justin Warmoth on "The Weekly" to talk about some of her bills filed, including one that seeks to ban 3D-printed plastic guns. Stewart also spoke about ongoing recovery efforts happening in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian in September. To see how the new "Chipotlane" works, click here.
The Weekly Newsletter: Orange County Sheriff John Mina discusses need for deputies
Below is a list of big stories that appeared during our newscasts and that were trending on ClickOrlando.com. Orange County Sheriff John Mina joins 'Weekly' panelWhen you're the top cop in Central Florida's largest county, you have a lot on your plate. Orange County Sheriff John Mina stopped by News 6 and spoke to Justin Warmoth on "The Weekly." Mina spoke about his department's need for deputies, the county's homicide rate, and the effectiveness of the state's new texting while driving law. Sheriff: Missing Florida mom, four children found deadAs a father, Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods said the murders of Casei Jones and her children "break his heart."
The Weekly Newsletter: Volusia County sheriff talks school shooting threats, hurricane preparedness
Below is a list of big stories as well as a recap of Sunday's interview on "The Weekly". Volusia County Sheriff joins "Weekly" panelLast year, Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood made a commitment that his department will have a zero tolerance approach when it comes to students making school threats. Couple's video shows moments Hurricane Dorian hits home in BahamasJohn and Tichka Slack are back home in Central Florida, and they have a hurricane survival story to share. Personalized presidential brick removed from sidewalkAfien Casey told News 6 she purchased a brick through Flagler Avenue Business Association that contained the inscription "Trump 2020, Drain Swamp, Brandon & Oma." To read the reasoning as to why the brick was removed, click here.
The Weekly Newsletter: Preparing for future elections in Seminole County
Good Sunday morning,To start a new week, below is list of big stories that made headlines last week on News 6 and on ClickOrlando.com. There's also a recap of this week's interview on "The Weekly." Seminole County Supervisor of Elections talks preparation, improvements for 2020 electionAfter serving his country and spending years in law enforcement, Chris Anderson was appointed Seminole County's Supervisor of Elections earlier this year. The next day, the kinkajou barged into his apartment, and then attacked his leg, leaving behind some significant injuries. Video taken recently showed the reptile scaling a fence at Jacksonville's Naval Air Station.
The Weekly Newsletter: U.S. Rep. Darren Soto discusses gun control after mass shootings
Below is a list of big stories from ClickOrlando.com, as well as a brief summary of this week's interview on "The Weekly." U.S. Rep. Soto talks gun control legislationMembers of Congress are back in their home states currently, but busy at work. U.S. Rep. Darren Soto sat down with News 6 anchor Justin Warmoth to talk about what he'd like to see happen when it comes to gun control, like background checks - and reinstating the assault weapons ban. Police looking for skateboarders seen in downtown Orlando beat downIn witness video, Orlando police said a group of men are seen getting into an argument before things turn violent. Masked intruder caught in vending machineVolusia County deputies "apprehended" a raccoon that broke into Pine Ridge High School.
The Weekly Newsletter: Starting the new school year with improvements
Good morning,Were you unable to catch a few newscasts last week or didn't see what's trending on ClickOrlando.com? Below is a list of big stories as well as a recap of this week's interview on "The Weekly." Safety, mental health take center stage for new school yearWhile students and teachers spent some summer days relaxing and being away from school, district leaders were making some changes ahead of the 2019-2020 school year. The tragedy is spotlighting the dangers of washers, dryers or any household appliance where it's easy for a child to climb into. Click here to see see what one Florida woman said caused her toilet to explode.
The Weekly Newsletter: U.S. Rep. Waltz discusses election security
Good Sunday morning,Did you miss your favorite newscast last week or didn't get a chance to look over ClickOrlando.com? Below is a list of big stories as well as a recap of this week's interview on "The Weekly." U.S. Reps. Michael Waltz and Stephanie Murphy are leading the effort in Congress to disclose the names of the two Florida counties that were hacked during the 2016 election. Waltz spoke with News 6 anchor Justin Warmoth about the bill he and Murphy filed - that would require official public notice of election hacking. A new "epic" theme park is in the works in OrlandoLast week, Universal Orlando promised that its fourth planned park will "forever change theme park entertainment."
The Weekly Newsletter: News 6 examines opioid crisis
Seminole County sheriff at the forefront of statewide, local opioid crackdownLast week, News 6 investigator Mike DeForest reported on the newly released government data, showing that 1 billion opioid pills flooded Central Florida over a six-year period. State lawmakers and Central Florida law enforcement agencies continue efforts to help solve the opioid epidemic. Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma sat down with News 6 anchor Justin Warmoth about his new role on a statewide panel on opioid addiction. Flagler County deputy finds slithery surprise during traffic stopA traffic stop was made after a driver failed to keep a safe distance from other vehicles on the road. Click here for video of that traffic stop.
The Weekly Newsletter: Apollo 11 moon landing celebrates historic anniversary
Apollo 11: Then, Now and FutureLast week marked 50 years since the Apollo 11 mission. Deployed soldiers, newlyweds, new parents share moon landing memoriesThe moment Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon July 20, 1969, is frozen in time for the millions of people around the world who watched the moon landing or listened on the radio. Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, News 6 and ClickOrlando.com put out a call asking for its viewers to share their favorite memories of that day. Millions are planning to 'storm' Area 51 in September -- or so they sayIf you haven't already heard, people are apparently planning on going to an event made on Facebook titled: Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us. To read more about this growing event, click here.
The Weekly Newsletter: Future of Parramore Kidz Zone
There's also a recap of this week's episode of "The Weekly." Parramore Kidz Zone continues to see growthIn Orlando's most impoverished neighborhood, the Parramore Kidz Zone is helping students succeed by helping them earn a full education. To see what consequences come with feeding Florida wildlife, click here. To see the launch and what's next for future planned missions, click here. A digital first at Fireworks at the FountainFor many, the perfect way to cap off celebrating America is with a fireworks show.
The Weekly Newsletter: Discussing Central Florida's housing market
Below is a list of stories that made headlines, as well as a recap of this week's interview on "The Weekly." "The Weekly" looks at Central Florida's growing housing marketCentral Florida is growing in terms of population and the housing market in Orlando is steady, but when is the right time to buy and sell a home? News 6 anchor Justin Warmoth sat down with Jeff Fagan, president of the Orlando Regional Realtors, to talk about housing inventory, prices and which areas are seeing the most growth in home sales. Florida's new texting while diving law takes effect tomorrowBeginning July 1, a law enforcement officer can pull over a driver suspected of texting while driving. Gordon's family and first responders spoke about what happened.
Orlando mayoral candidate Sam Ings sits down with Mike Holfeld on The Weekly
Incumbent Mayor Buddy Dyer has held his position since 2003, but in an interview on "The Weekly", Commissioner Sam Ings told Investigator Mike Holfeld - the city needs a change. Ings said his... Copyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.