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Deputies: Man charged in Volusia County hit-and-run that...

wftv.com — VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - Volusia County deputies arrested an alleged hit-and-run driver accused of ramming his truck into a horse and its rider Sunday. Christopher Todd, 21, was arrested after deputies stopped him for speeding 30 miles away from the crash, which happened at French Landing along the St.
Feb 01, 2015

Deputies: Man charged in Volusia County hit-and-run that killed horse, injured rider: shar.es/1oWB8v - #WFTV.

NFL to keep the roof open for Super Bowl Sunday

wftv.com — The Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. - The retractable roof will be open for the Super Bowl. With temperatures in the upper 60s and no chance of rain Sunday, the NFL decided to let the sunshine in for the title game between New England and Seattle.

Police: Ocala man charged after trying to circumcise nephew...

wftv.com — OCALA, Fla. - Ocala police arrested a man after they said he tried to circumcise his 1-year-old nephew with a kitchen knife. Larry Floyd was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon Saturday. Police said Floyd was staying at the home where the child and his siblings were being babysat, when the babysitter saw Floyd leave a room where the baby was sleeping.
Feb 01, 2015

Ocala man charged after trying to circumcise nephew with kitchen knife, cops say: shar.es/1ofcTX - via @WFTV.

Daralene Jones previews all the top stories at noon

Feb 01, 2015

Sneak peek at our top stories at noon! Hope you'll join us on Channel 9! #WFTVatNoon at.wftv.com/1z1Xxrn

Super Bowl Sunday: Americans to eat over 1 billion chicken wings

wftv.com — By Madison Burke America is about to consume an absolutely ridiculous amount of chicken wings. The National Chicken Council estimates Americans will consume 1.25 billion wings on Super Bowl Sunday. But consuming that much chicken will be pricey because ... well, there are only so many chickens.
Feb 01, 2015

LOL: Americans will eat more than 1 billion chicken wings Super Bowl Sunday: at.wftv.com/1wRNcZn - @WFTV.

Vanessa passes the Daybreak alarm clock torch to Nancy, but...

wftv.com — Join us in congratulating both Nancy and Vanessa on their new newscast time slots, beginning March 2 on Channel 9!
Jan 31, 2015

RT @WFTV: Vanessa passes the Daybreak alarm clock torch to Nancy, but things don't go over so well at.wftv.com/1DfRvT9 #wftv pic.twitter.com/U1F6GDPTCD

Construction of I-4 Ultimate project to start Sunday

wftv.com — ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - In less than 24-hours, crews will begin work on the I-4 Ultimate project. Construction crews will be working on the interstate for the next six years, through Seminole and Orange counties. The project officially starts Feb. 1 when the contractor of the project takes over, but drivers won't have to expect delays until the summer.
Jan 31, 2015

Construction of I-4 ultimate project to start Sunday: shar.es/1obcWM. #WFTV.

Top Stories At Noon

Jan 31, 2015

Hope you'll join us on Ch 9 at noon! It's rare that we LEAD the newscast w/GOOD news! Here's a preview! at.wftv.com/1KgaUWE #WFTVatNoon

Car crashes into Orlando building

wftv.com — ORLANDO, Fla. - Police are working to figure out why the driver of an SUV crashed into an Orlando building Friday night. Police said there are injuries, but did not say how many people were in the car or who was injured. The SUV crashed into a building on 5th Street about 10:30 p.m.

No charges against George Zimmerman in aggravated assault case

wftv.com — SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - George Zimmerman will not be charged following his arrest on aggravated assault charges earlier this month. Zimmerman was arrested after his girlfriend alleged he threw a wine bottle at her.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @WFTV: No charges against George Zimmerman in aggravated assault case at.wftv.com/1ETTLkp #wftv

Jan 30, 2015

MT @WFTV: No charges against George Zimmerman in aggravated assault case: at.wftv.com/1ETTLkp.

Jan 30, 2015

No charges against George Zimmerman in aggravated assault case shar.es/1omg9B via @wftv

Ryan Hughes with an update on the arrest of hit-and-run suspect

Jan 30, 2015

VIDEO PREVIEW ---> Man arrested for hitting, severely injuring 10 y/o elementary school girl: at.wftv.com/1yWaJhh. #WFTV.

Men get 10 years after stealing life savings of 181 victims in...

wftv.com — BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Prosecutors said two Brevard County men lived a life of luxury while stealing millions from nearly 200 elderly investors. And while Donald Babb and Ralph Ruth repeatedly apologized Friday for stealing the victims' life savings, they were aggressive when Channel 9's Kenneth Craig gave them the opportunity to say that on camera.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @WFTV: Men get 10 years after stealing life savings of 181 victims in Ponzi scheme at.wftv.com/1tGBxSk #wftv pic.twitter.com/vGqYWtFJp1

Rescued Orlando pups to be featured in Animal Planet's Puppy...

wftv.com — ORLANDO, Fla. - Sixteen rescued puppies from an Orlando shelter will be featured in this year's Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet. The pups taken in by Florida Little Dog Rescue are the ones local shelters can't sustain due to space and cost.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @WFTV: Rescued Orlando pups to be featured in Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl on Sunday at.wftv.com/1tGk7Fu #wftv pic.twitter.com/DiBDFSBPPa

Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16

wftv.com — By STEVE PEOPLES The Associated Press WASHINGTON - After a three-week flirtation with a new campaign for the White House, Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will not seek the presidency in 2016.

A look at the weekend temperatures

Another front passing through

Woman accused in puppy drowning arrested again on Florida warrant

wftv.com — GRAND ISLAND, Neb - A Florida woman accused of drowning a puppy at a Nebraska airport has been arrested on a Florida theft warrant. Hastings television station KHAS reports that Cynthia Anderson was rearrested Thursday after she'd posted bond to leave the Hall County Jail.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @WFTV: Woman accused in puppy drowning arrested again on Florida warrant at.wftv.com/1A68Ksx #wftv

Ryan Hughes describes how deputies tracked down burglary,...

Jan 29, 2015

PREVIEW: Neighbor awakens to find neighbor standing over her. How deputies built the case to arrest him. at.wftv.com/1CRpGmt.