|Accused child molester caught in Bahamas may be headed back to Osceola Thursday
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. -- An accused child molester who allegedly cut off his GPS monitor and fled in September was caught in the Bahamas over the weekend, and authorities said he may be headed back to Osceola County sometime Thursday.
|Fatal crashes continue to pull FHP from day care crash investigation
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (WFTV) -- Channel 9 learned Wednesday Florida Highway Patrol troopers have been repeatedly forced to stop investigating last week's deadly day care crash in Orange County because a sudden spike in traffic fatalities across central Florida.
|Hurricane survey: water’s the threat, but most still fear wind
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (PBP) -- Despite all the public education, a staggering 84 percent of people surveyed still believe wind, not water,is the greatest threat to their safety, and base their evacuation decisions on wind speed or a storm’s category, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes said this week.
|Cops: Mom on crack-cocaine binge gives birth in motel bathtub
OCALA, Fla. -- An infant is in critical condition days after his mother said she gave birth in an Ocala motel bathtub while on a crack-cocaine binge.
|FWC investigates possible illegal feeding; 7th bear killed in Lake Mary
LAKE MARY, Fla. -- Wildlife officers have put down a seventh bear in the Lake Mary neighborhood where a woman was attacked and they said the situation is unlike anything they've ever dealt with before.
|Police: Victoria's Secret worker hid skimmer under skirt
ORLANDO -- A woman working at an Orlando Victoria's Secret used a skimming device to steal credit card information, and then gave the information to two accomplices, investigators said.
|Missing man from Melrose found safe
MELROSE, Fla. -- The Alachua County Sheriff's Office says a missing man has been found safe.
|Bear attack victim: 'God, please don't let this be my end'
LAKE MARY, Fla. (WFTV) -- A Lake Mary woman told Channel 9 she only thought of her children when a bear closed its jaw on her head Saturday evening and began to maul her.
|End of an Era: Final FCAT tests start today
RIVIERA BEACH -- Drummers, cheerleaders and a gaggle of elected officials hailed the arrival of “Mr. and Mrs. FCAT” on a float Friday afternoon at Lincoln Elementary School, and the FCAT Bunny gave out prizes.
|Rare 'blood moon' Tuesday
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (PBP) -- Stargazers shouldn’t bet on a good night’s sleep Tuesday but -- assuming the skies stay clear -- it ought to be worth it.