| Aug 23, 2014
| 7:51 PM
A 6-year-old child is expected to be OK after being struck by a Jeep on Saturday night.
The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. on Semoran Boulevard and Hickey Drive.
The child was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital with bumps and bruses, police said....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Less than a week after 9-year-old James Barney was attacked by an alligator, a nearby beach and swimming area has reopened, according to St. Cloud officials.
"City officials continue to advise the public to observe and follow all precautionary signs...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:02 PM
It was hot on Thursday afternoon when 9-year-old James Barney decided to park his bike and take a swim in Lake Toho in an area known as Dan Terrell Memorial Point.
But moments later he felt a sharp pain on his backside, and quickly realized he was being...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:58 PM
It was a hot summer afternoon, and 9-year-old James Barney thought it would be a great idea to park his bike and cool off with a swim in East Lake Tohopekaliga.
It turned out to be the scariest moment of the boy's life.
Not long after jumping into the...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Joel Rosado sprinted to the scene as soon as he heard the screeches and saw a black Toyota Solara plow into the Goldenrod Road KinderCare, where a 4-year-old girl lay dying and 14 others were injured.
"We could see the teachers were, like, panicking,"...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Lily Quintus celebrated her birthday last month as any 4-year-old would — as a princess.
It was a fitting celebration for the girl who loved to twirl around the house in her Elsa dress and belt songs from Disney's smash hit "Frozen."
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:37 AM
A man who has been charged with leaving the scene of a deadly hit-and-run crash into a Florida day-care center will be held in jail until at least Monday, when a judge is expected to decide whether he is a flight risk.
Law enforcement agencies had...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:32 AM
You'll flip for this freebie! Get free pancakes at IHOP on Tuesday to celebrate National Pancake Day.
Stop in from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. to get your free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. The restaurant chain is giving away the free flapjacks to...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:09 AM
A 2-year-old boy got a gun out of his father's bedroom Tuesday and accidentally shot himself in both legs, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
Child-welfare workers and Orange County deputies are investigating why the gun was unsecured and the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Talia Joy Castellano, a bubbly cancer patient who became an honorary CoverGirl with the help of Ellen DeGeneres, has died. She was 13.
The Orlando, Fla., teenager became a YouTube sensation with her motivational makeup tutorial videos, which captured...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:48 PM
A toddler was killed on Wednesday afternoon when a 16-year-old relative accidentally backed over the child with a sport-utility vehicle in her driveway, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Amaris Martinez, 2, was hit about 3:20 p.m. at a home on Avalone...