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Board members call Orlando City Soccer stadium designs...

wftv.com — ORLANDO, Fla. - Channel 9 has learned there are some big concerns from architects and design experts about plans for Orlando's new Major League Soccer stadium. WFTV's Lori Brown has been going through a recording of an advisory board meeting where experts had strong words for the Orlando City Soccer architect.
Oct 31, 2014

Wha? Really? RT: @WFTV: Board members call @OrlandoCitySC stadium designs 'underwhelming' at.wftv.com/1wNAmNQ

Casselberry police chief resigns after WFTV's questions

wftv.com — 9 Investigates was the first to tell why Casselberry's police chief suddenly quit his job, and we've since learned his resignation happened after Channel 9's Karla Ray started asking questions. Featured Articles
Oct 31, 2014

RT @WFTV: Casselberry police chief resigns after WFTV's questions at.wftv.com/1G2AkYq @AngelaJacobsTV reports for Ch.9.

Trial wrapping up in drum major's hazing death

wftv.com — ORLANDO, Fla. - Jurors could start deliberating Friday in the case of a former Florida A&M University band member charged with manslaughter and hazing in the death of a drum major who was beaten nearly three years ago on a band bus as part of a hazing ritual.
Oct 31, 2014

This is a big deal. “@WFTV: STORY: Accused ringleader found guilty in FAMU hazing death #wftv at.wftv.com/1qa0CxP

Kissimmee police bust into, raid wrong apartment

wftv.com — KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Kissimmee resident King Baker said he was startled from his sleep Thursday afternoon by the sounds of SWAT members bursting through his door and the sight of a gun to his head. It turns out the officers were in the wrong apartment.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @WFTV: Kissimmee police bust into, raid wrong apartment: at.wftv.com/1G0T4aJ.

Kissimmee Raid | www.wftv.com

wftv.com — Ryan Hughes has the latest on how the police go the wrong apartment.

Video shows nursing assistants kicking, slapping elderly...

wftv.com — Two Winter Haven nursing assistants have been charged after accusations they abused an elderly Alzheimer's patient.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @WFTV: VIDEO REPORT: Video shows elderly Alzheimer's patient kicked, slapped by aides at.wftv.com/1zOtKo2 @VWelchWFTV reports #wftv

Elderly woman falsely charged for toll violation after 'O'...

wftv.com — ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - An elderly woman in Orange County told Channel 9 she was ticketed for running a toll more than 100 miles away when she wasn't even on the road. Channel 9's Shannon Butler learned not only that, but that 84-year-old Connie Streible hasn't even been outside of central Florida in years.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @WFTV: Woman, 84, falsely charged for toll violation after O confused for D on license plate at.wftv.com/1q4LiT2 #wftv pic.twitter.com/2xcXptjbRO

Emotions run high as ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexually...

wftv.com — VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - Emotions were raw in court Thursday morning as a former Volusia County teacher pleaded guilty to child pornography charges and allegations he secretly abused and recorded students he was trusted to look after. Matthew Graziotti was arrested in July.
Oct 30, 2014

Emotions run high as ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing children: shar.es/10sJyg. From @WFTV.

Casselberry chief of police resigns amid misconduct accusations

wftv.com — CASSELBERRY, Fla. - Casselberry's chief of police resigned Thursday after being put on administrative Wednesday night. Bill McNeil was placed on administrative leave after WFTV made an inquiry about alleged misconduct. The investigation had not begun, and WFTV was told the matter was closed due to McNeil's resignation.
Oct 30, 2014

JUST IN: Casselberry chief of police resigns amid misconduct accusations at.wftv.com/1xFD0oP - @WFTV.

9 Investigates company that sold woman 15-year-old tire prior...

wftv.com — A Seminole County woman blames a used tire for a catastrophic wreck along Interstate 4 that sent her SUV tumbling, killing her best friend and leaving her with severe injuries. Featured Articles
Oct 30, 2014

RT @WFTV: Video: #9Investigates company that sold woman 15-year-old tire prior to fatal crash at.wftv.com/1tDZZ4u @VWelchWFTV reports #wftv

Suspected shoe thieves caught on camera pepper spraying...

wftv.com — ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando police said they are searching for the three women who robbed a Timberland store on International Drive and pepper sprayed the manager. Investigators said the women put several pairs of shoes inside shopping bags, and when the staff caught on, the store manager tried to grab the merchandise as the women were exiting the store.
Oct 30, 2014

Suspected shoe thieves caught on camera pepper spraying I-Drive store manager: at.wftv.com/1zivCUE; pic.twitter.com/8CUGvSbVm0.

Girl May Be Paralyzed After Shooting Over Rejected Advances

wftv.com — ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - An Orange County teen is fighting for her life and new information from police show it's because she and her friends rejected the advances from a group of strange men.
Oct 30, 2014

@_KrissyO_: Girl May Be Paralyzed After Shooting Over Rejected Advances shar.es/102X0E #NotJustHello”. :(

Defense expected to rest case in FAMU hazing trial

wftv.com — ORLANDO, Fla. - Defense attorneys are expected to begin presenting their case in the manslaughter and hazing trial of a former Florida A&M University band member charged in the death of a drum major. Dante Martin's attorneys could begin their case midday Wednesday.

How did Alan Grayson's wife get approved for public assistance?

wftv.com — Alan Grayson is one of richest congressman in the country, but just one week before Election Day, 9 Investigates has learned his estranged wife is now using tax dollars to support her children. Featured Articles

Deputies: Marion County teen shot, killed 14-year-old

wftv.com — Marion County deputies charged a 17-year-old boy in the shooting death of a 14-year-old Wednesday. Deputies said Dalton Edwards, 17, told them that he and the victim, who was not identified, were playing around when the victim picked up a shotgun and pointed it at Edwards.
Oct 29, 2014

Deputies: Marion County 17 y/o shot, killed 14 y/o: at.wftv.com/1p47KB6 - @WFTV.

Brutal phone scam targeting central Florida residents

wftv.com — CENTRAL FLORIDA - There's a new scheme going around that's fooling even the smartest people because it preys on their emotions. Channel 9's Lori Brown asked why police can't do more to stop the very disturbing phone calls. John Stone has made a career defending criminals at the Public Defender's Office, but he wants the criminals behind this scam locked up.
Oct 29, 2014

It's a brutual phone scam that could easily fool anyone. shar.es/10rOrV

Raw: Atlas V rocket launch

wftv.com — An Atlas V rocket lifted off from Cape Canveral on Wednesday afternoon.