| Mar 30, 2015
| 7:02 AM
University of Central Florida students surpassed their $500,000 goal and raised $688,000 during their annual Knight-Thon fundraiser this weekend.
About 1,100 students collected money to help children's hospitals during the 20-hour dance marathon that...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:27 AM
A 50-year-old Orlando man died after he crashed his SUV into a tree Thursday afternoon in Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers identified the man as Amos Gervil.
His passenger, Kesta Gervil, 15, survived the crash.
| Mar 15, 2015
| 1:39 PM
Florida Hospital for Children has received a $50,000 grant from the Orlando Magic Youth Fund to support the Center for Child and Family Wellness.
The hospital will use the funding to improve services for low-income children between ages 6 and 17 in...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 3:37 PM
Heriberto Montes-Ramos Jr. stopped his infant daughter's mother at the front door of their house when she returned from a quick errand the afternoon of Jan. 24.
"Please forgive me," the 18-year-old father said in Spanish. "Our child is dead."
| Mar 14, 2015
When paramedics arrived at the Parkwood Inn the afternoon of Feb. 28, David Smith II stood over 1-year-old Asiyah Magee's naked, lifeless body lying on the motel floor, court records show.
She wasn't breathing and her body was cold and stiff,...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 11:07 AM
As a family continues to grieve the deaths of a woman and her baby in a Saturday off-roading accident, an autopsy confirmed that 5-month-old Brayson Brown died from carbon-monoxide poisoning, officials said Thursday.
Results are still pending for...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 11:52 AM
The man accused of a sexually abusing and beating a 3-year-old girl before she died in November is now facing a first-degree murder charge, according to court documents.
The additional charge was filed against Pascal Christian Kaufmann on Wednesday after...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:54 AM
At 65 schools in Central Florida, vaccination rates at kindergarten or 7th grade are so low that students could be left exposed to outbreaks of measles or whooping cough, according to school-by-school data gathered by the state.
Those on the list...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 6:13 PM
After prosecutors enhanced his charges, a 40-year-old felon charged in the crash that killed a 10-year-old girl and injured her classmate in Ocoee last month was taken back to jail during a court hearing Friday.
Circuit Judge Mark Blechman increased...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 3:46 PM
Before Holden's less-than-perfect heart gave out last year, when he had gotten too weak to stand on his two little feet, and when he had to spend days at the hospital for one of his four surgeries, he loved to parade around the hospital floor in a...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Chances are if you have kids in the house, or you’re a parent, babysitter or child guardian, you’re more than familiar with the exuberant Dora the Explorer.
Dora and Diego, the popular characters from Nickelodeon’s preschool series...