Disappointment after cypress trees cut from canal

SOURCE: Fox 35 Orlando KISSIMMEE, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) – There is controversy in Osceola County after dozens of old cypress trees were cut down along a popular canal.  A boat ride with Richard Dellinger along Southport Canal is like floating down memory lane. He grew up hunting and fishing with his father on this canal. It’s where he now… Keep Reading

Poinciana High School teacher accused of assaulting law enforcement officer

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A Poinciana High School teacher was arrested over the weekend when he was accused of disturbing the peace, Osceola County Jail records show. Timothy Moriarty, 43, was arrested Saturday and charged with assaulting a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest and disturbing the peace. Osceola County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Moriarty’s neighborhood around… Keep Reading

State will not seek death penalty against suspect in botched Osceola murder-for-hire plot

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel Prosecutors will no longer seek the death penalty for Glorianmarie Quiñones Montes, one of three suspects in a botched Osceola County murder-for-hire plot. Quiñones Montes is charged with first degree murder and kidnapping in the killing of 42-year-old Janice Zengotita-Torres, whose body was found Jan. 8, 2018 by cable workers after her… Keep Reading

Rabid coyote prompts alert in Osceola County

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com KISSIMMEE, Fla. – An alert has been issued in Osceola County after a coyote tested positive for rabies, health officials said. The Florida Department of Health in Osceola County issued a rabies alert Tuesday for the Kissimmee area. “All residents and visitors in Osceola County should be aware that rabies is present in the wild animal population and… Keep Reading

Significant drop in shark bites reported worldwide in 2018

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida researchers say far fewer shark bites were reported worldwide last year. According to the university’s International Shark Attack File, 66 bites were documented in 2018, compared with 88 the previous year. That’s 26 percent lower than the five-year average of 84 bites annually. Thirty-two bites happened in U.S.… Keep Reading

Disney restaurant employee diagnosed with hepatitis A, officials say

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – A Walt Disney World employee who works at a Fort Wilderness Resort restaurant is temporarily off the job after being diagnosed with hepatitis A, theme park officials said. Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue, a frontier-themed restaurant at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort, was thoroughly cleaned and sanitized after officials became aware of the employee’s diagnosis. “Nothing is… Keep Reading

Finding deals at Central Florida thrift stores bringing joy to shoppers, nonprofits

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com ORLANDO, Fla. – People inspired by the Netflix show “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” are cleaning out their closets and homes, purging themselves of anything that does not bring them joy. Kondo’s method of organizing encourages people to organize their homes and, as a result, their lives.It’s called the Kondo Effect, and it’s also having a big effect… Keep Reading

FaceTime bug lets you eavesdrop on other people

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com A newly discovered bug in Apple’s FaceTime software lets Apple users listen in on the people they are calling, and even see through their front-facing camera, without them picking-up the call. The bug, flagged by 9to5Mac on Monday, was quickly recreated by people across social media. CNN Business confirmed the bug multiple times in its own tests. Apple said… Keep Reading

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