| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: FHP trooper's U-turn causes terrible accident; development restarts near Lake Apopka; congratulations for doing the right thing; and more.
1. An 8-year-old girl was truck by a truck Wednesday night...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Jeremy Strucke hasn't slept since the crash happened.
Because every time he closes his eyes, his mind replays the moment he saw a blue Ford pickup smash into his 8-year-old daughter as she walked across the street Wednesday night in Altamonte Springs....
| Oct 9, 2014
| 3:19 AM
An 8-year-old girl is in critical condition after she stepped out in front of a pickup truck in Altamonte Springs on Wednesday, police said.
The Bear Lake Elementary School student is Kaila Strucke, according to WESH-2 News.
Police said the girl and...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:04 PM
A 24-year-old baby sitter has been charged with murder after the death of a 4-month-old who had been suffering from traumatic brain injuries, Palm Bay police said Monday.
Joseph Kyle Lamay faces one count of first-degree murder in the death of his...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:52 PM
An 8-year-old girl running across the street was hit by a car Thursday morning, Lakeland police said.
The girl was trying to catch up with other children who ran across Cleveland Heights Boulevard ahead of her, said police spokesman Sgt. Gary Gross....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Over the last six months, Debi Budzinski has crocheted more than 1,000 hats for little kids suffering from cancer — hats decorated with footballs, butterflies, colorful flowers, scampering monkeys, puppies, Minions, Ninja Turtles, crazy chickens and...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Jeremiah Taylor, the 10-year-old boy hit by a stray bullet while riding his bicycle in Sanford, was released from the hospital Tuesday, Sanford Police said.
Jeremiah had been in Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children since the night of Sept. 4, when he was...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
9-year-old James Barney, Jr. talks to reporters during a press conference at Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando, Friday, August 8, 2014, where he talked about his survival of a dramatic alligator attack while swimming in a lake in Kissimmee, Fla., on Thurs
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:44 AM
A trapper is on the scene this morning of an alligator attack that injured a 9-year-old boy at a St. Cloud lake.
Greg Workman of the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said the trapper is "going to try and eliminate that threat and any...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Dequan Butts, arrested for the stray-bullet shooting of a 10-year-old Sanford boy, was denied bond Sunday.
Butts, 21, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, felony possession of a firearm and engaging in criminal activity with a felon....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:14 PM
James Barney, 9, won many admirers with his low-key story of how he fought back against a gator during a swim in East Lake Tohopekaliga.
Now James will tell his story Tuesday on Steve Harvey's nationally syndicated talk show. "Steve Harvey" airs at 9 a....