| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:58 PM
With growing concern over the spread of Ebola to two health-care workers in Texas, Florida officials are calling for additional equipment, training and direction to ensure the state is ready if a case is reported here.
On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:11 AM
Alma Fletcher stood in the witness stand, looked down as if she were looking at the bullet wound in her 15-year-old daughter's head and then called on Jesus Christ.
"Danielle, please, please, baby, you cannot go anywhere," the mother screamed, re-...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:08 PM
A 7th grader at First Academy-Leesburg Christian school was listed in critical but stable condition after a golf cart incident Friday night in Fruitland Park, officials said.
Brady Murdock was doing better on Saturday, and may be able to go home in...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 11:46 AM
On Halloween night, Louis and Kristie Murdock watched TV in their Fruitland Park home while waiting for their sons to return from an evening of trick-or-treating on the family golf cart.
As the clock neared 10 p.m., they considered calling the two boys,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:44 PM
A 23-year-old mom is in the Orange County Jail after her 2-year-old daughter died at a local hospital Saturday.
Amanda Berard is facing second-degree murder charges in toddler Aaliyah Seymore's death. The little girl died of blunt-force trauma to the...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The day before her 2-year-old daughter's death, Amanda Berard told deputies, she "was dealing with a stressful day" at work.
When she got home around 5 p.m. Friday, a stressed-out Berard tried to change her daughter's diaper but the little girl wouldn'...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:32 AM
The Orange County woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter told officials she slammed her toddler on the floor before putting her to bed, unaware of the child's injuries, records show.
Amanda Berard, 23, said she grabbed her daughter, Aaliyah...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:28 PM
DeLand police released 911 tapes on Thursday that revealed the hectic moments that followed a 9-year-old girl accidentally shooting her 8-year-old brother.
The children apparently made their way to a neighbor's home, who then called 911.
"I have a young...
| Nov 18, 2014
Al-Anon: 12-step group open to families and friends coping with problem drinkers. Daytime and evening meetings at various locations. Free. 407-896-4929 or 407-265-7334.
Alzheimer's & Dementia: Support groups for caregivers. 10 a.m....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Two teen Osceola County boys are facing attempted-murder charges after another teen boy was stabbed in Kissimmee.
The alleged attackers— 14-year-old Edwin Rivera and 16-year-old Mark Anthony Core — were arrested Tuesday in connection to...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Ebola has grabbed national headlines in recent weeks, but it's the time of year when people should be more worried about the flu.
Though Ebola's risk to the general public is low, "we shouldn't forget that there are many viruses that cause illnesses...