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WaWa video catches failed burglary attempt

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A surveillance video and sketch have been released in connection with an investigation into a battery incident that happened Thursday night at a WaWa station. According to a news release, Osceola County sheriff’s deputies went to the WaWa gas station at 2184 East Irlo Bronson Highway after getting a call regarding a… Keep Reading

St. Cloud City Council unanimously votes to stop treating landfill’s ‘garbage juice

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com ST. CLOUD, Fla – In a unanimous decision, St. Cloud City Council voted to stop receiving shipments of leachate, a by-product of landfill waste, in light of Waste Connection of Osceola County accepting coal ash from Puerto Rico.  For weeks, homeowners have been sounding the alarms, upset over potential health concerns from the shipments of… Keep Reading

Osceola investigators locate 1 of 2 missing teens

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – UPDATE: One of the missing girls, 15-year-old Dannalys Montez-Soto, has been found, according to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office. It’s unclear whether deputies have an update on the whereabouts of Hailey Isabel Espina, 15. ORIGINAL STORY: Investigators with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office said they are looking for two missing teenagers. Dannalys Montez-Soto, 15,… Keep Reading

$200k set aside for water testing near landfill amid coal ash concerns in Osceola County

SOURCE: Osceola News-Gazette Osceola County government is moving forward with independent groundwater testing outside a rural landfill after weeks of protests over coal ash dumping at the site sparked health and environmental concerns from residents. A ‘medium to large’ victory The approved resolution sets aside up to $200,000 for third-party ground and surface water testing in and… Keep Reading

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