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New Smyrna Beach Cocaine

Cocaine, marijuana wash ashore in Daytona, New Smyrna beaches

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office said 20 kilos of cocaine was turned over to the drug task force after it washed ashore near Flagler Avenue in New Smyrna Beach.
Knife-wielding suspect shot, killed by officers in Edgewater

Knife-wielding suspect shot, killed by officers in Edgewater

Edgewater police officers fatally shot a suspect they said threatened them with a large knife during a disturbance call early Friday morning.

WFTV HEADLINES

Woman jumps out window to escape armed home invaders; 2 others shot

Woman jumps out window to escape armed home invaders; 2 others shot

Two people were shot during an early morning home invasion in a Dr. Phillips neighborhood on Friday, Orange County authorities said.
Brevard dogfighting ring found

Cops: Dogfighting ring found during drug investigation at Brevard home

The Brevard County Sheriff's Office said they found 10 to 12 dogs in bad shape when they arrived at a home where they were investigating a drug case.

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Deputies: Seminole County parents charged after giving boy, 6, morphine

Deputies: Seminole County parents charged after giving boy, 6, morphine

Investigators said a Seminole County couple gave their 6-year-old son liquid morphine instead of the medicine he was supposed to take for an ear infection.

NATIONAL NEWS

Officials: NYC Doctor Has Ebola, 1st in City

NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected

Officials tamped down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.

Oklahoma inmate attacks lawyer, then gets life

Prosecutors say an Oklahoma inmate attacked his attorney with a razorblade moments before he was to be sentenced in the killings of two young girls and his fiancee.

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WFTV's Anthony Dilorenzo on accussed "Hello Kitty" rapist

More details on accussed "Hello Kitty" rapist.

Blaine Tolison on Edgewater officer-involved shooting

Edgewater police officers fatally shot a suspect they said threatened them with a large knife during a disturbance call early Friday morning.

WFTV NEWS VIDEOS

Knife-wielding suspect shot, killed by officers in Edgewater

Edgewater police officers fatally shot a suspect they said threatened them with a large knife during a disturbance call early Friday morning.

Woman jumps out window to escape armed home invaders; 2 others shot

Two people were shot during an early morning home invasion in a Dr. Phillips neighborhood on Friday, Orange County authorities said.

WFTV SPORTS

High School Football Touchdown

High school football scores for Oct. 23, 24

Week 9 of the 2014 high school football season is here. Every Friday we collect scores from around central Florida and present them right here.
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Magic sign Vucevic to contract extension

The Orlando Magic have signed center Nikola Vučević to a contract extension, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today.

NEWS OF THE STRANGE

Man fighting charges for painting Main Street

A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street.
Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea

Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea

The whistleblower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero.

ENTERTAINMENT HEADLINES

Queen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

Queen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R.
TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series

TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series

The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.

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