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Orlando is a very exciting city with all sorts of activities and events happening throughout the year. As the home to Walt Disney world it attracts tourists from all over the world to come visit. This city is constantly changing and developing. New events and new attractions are very common for this city. The city tries to explore new and improved recreational activities and attractions to feature very joy-filled vacations.

Orlando is known as the Hollywood of the East because of the large number of movie production houses. Tourism has a strong impact on the economy of this city; it attracts almost 60 million visitors each and every year.

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Orange deputies searching for missing 19-year-old woman

Sep 25, 2021 09:18 PM EDT

Miya Marcano was last seen around 5 p.m. Friday at the the Arden Villas apartments, 3303 Arden Villas Blvd., which is near University Boulevard and Rouse Road. .Marcano was entered into the Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC)/National Crime Information Center (NCIC) system as missing, according to the sheriff’s office.

Orlando police officer hit in head with brick in incident captured on Facebook Live

Sep 25, 2021 01:49 PM EDT

The man, later identified as 27-year-old William McClish, set his phone down on the ground and angled it so it showed Orlando police officers standing next to their cruiser in the foreground on the corner of Washington and Magnolia. McClish apparently picked up a brick and then ran up to one officer and hit him in the back of the head, the video showed. Another officer intervened and McClish tried to gouge the officer’s eye out and bit him in the right bicep and finger, an affidavit said.

Florida reports 2,340 COVID deaths, over 56,000 cases this week

Sep 24, 2021 05:53 PM EDT

The Florida Department of Health reported its weekly COVID-19 report for Sept. 17. Cases continue to decrease while reported deaths are up.

Publix, Walmart, Winn-Dixie, Walgreens offer Pfizer COVID vaccine booster shot

Sep 24, 2021 05:24 PM EDT

Publix, Walmart, Winn-Dixie and Walgreens are offering booster shots of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine following CDC recommendations this week.

Investigation of Orlando Elks Lodge shooting leads to man’s arrest on murder charge

Sep 24, 2021 01:46 PM EDT

Tajh Williams faces a charge of first-degree murder with a firearm. He’s being held without bail.

DeSantis hikes surgeon general salary by 72%, as other agency heads get increases, too

Sep 24, 2021 12:08 PM EDT

The biggest increase was for the newly named Surgeon General, Dr. Joseph Ladapo, who runs the Department of Health. His predecessor, Scott Rivkees, received $145,000 in that role, but Ladapo will earn $250,000, a 72% increase.

State seeks death penalty for ex-Marine in Central Florida family massacre

Sep 24, 2021 11:15 AM EDT

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a 33-year-old former Marine accused of massacring a Central Florida family under the delusion that they were child sex traffickers.

Person found fatally shot in Altamonte Springs road

Sep 24, 2021 08:20 AM EDT

A person is dead after a Thursday night shooting in Altamonte Springs. Now, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect.

Hurricane Sam forms, expected to rapidly intensify

Sep 24, 2021 05:37 AM EDT

Hurricane Sam has formed, becoming the seventh of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, and is expected to rapidly intensify, the National Hurricane Center said Friday morning.