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UCF student seemed harmless — until he brought home a high-powered rifle, roommate says

When Richard Blankenship met his new roommate last August, he was struck by how quiet he was. The roommate, an international student from China, mostly kept to himself, but Blankenship thought he was harmless. That all changed one...

Potential jurors kicked off re-trial for former death row inmate in brutal stabbing case

A Seminole County man whose murder convictions were overturned after a decade on death row will wait a few weeks longer for a new trial — after a judge in Seminole County threw out his potential jurors Tuesday....

During crime victims' darkest moments, volunteer advocates lend a shoulder

During the week, David Moss is a marketing representative at a major insurance company; Soneska Rivera works in accounting. But for a couple of weekends each month, they are the first source of comfort for people who have...

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Ever feel you drink too much? New study shows you probably do

Do you ever worry that you drink too much? Well, a new study by the University of Cambridge shows you probably do, and that it could actually take time off your life.According to the study, which was published...

Ticket to Write: Davis’ ‘Presidential Library’ gives visitors a taste of the South

Jefferson Davis could have been a hero of American history, if not on the level of a George Washington, certainly equivalent to a Franklin Pierce or Chester Arthur.Davis served as a U.S. Senator and as the U.S. Secretary...

2 passengers die in crash after driver falls asleep, troopers say

In an early morning crash that killed two passengers on Interstate 4, troopers said the driver fell asleep. Estrellita Galarza was driving westbound on Interstate 4 in Seminole County near mile marker 98. At about 5 a.m., Galarza,...

Sculpting a message, shaping a movement: Art of Sustainability’s kinetic sculptures return to Palm...

March 3-April 30, kinetic sculptures will be on display at Palm Bay City Hall for the Art of Sustainability, presented by Brevard Cultural Alliance          Source link

Hikers find decomposing body in DeLand woods

A decomposing body was found in a remote wooded area in DeLand late Wednesday, police said. Officers were called to the area about a quarter mile from Gasline Road about 7:50 p.m., an incident report shows, after a...

Owner of Dixie Crossroads in Titusville will help cook for wildlife hospital fundraiser

Florida Wildlife Hospital event will feature fresh-cooked seafood from Florida waters.          Source link

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Caeleb Dressel defends his 50-yard title in record style at the...

Another year, another title. Another race, another record.Setting records and winning championships are becoming a yearly tradition for Florida Gator swimmer Caeleb...

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