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Brett Connolly

Orlando, FL
Reporter and Anchor, WESH 2 News Orlando

WESH2 Reporter & Anchor. Links and RTs are not endorsements. Opinions are my own

Volkswagen heist caught on camera — ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's president slammed the United States on Friday, claiming it was not standing firmly against a failed military ... Dan Rushing of Orlando says he was arrested in December when police pulled him over and searched his car. ( WESH) Surveillance video shows six people stealing cars from Volkswagen of Ocala, Florida Saturday.

Volkswagen Heist Caught On Camera

How to prevent unexpected vacation nightmares — With hurricane season underway, vacation travel insurance could turn into the most valuable item you bring on a trip. From lost baggage to medical emergencies, the insurance can protect you against unexpected vacation nightmares. >>Download the WESH 2 News app for iOS and Android Laura Adams at advised to be selective about how much travel insurance you need.

Surveillance footage captures 8-year-old’s final moments — Newly released surveillance footage from 2013 is believed to show an 8-year-old Jacksonville girl's final moments alive. The State Attorney's Office released video Wednesday that shows Cherish Perrywinkle walking through Walmart with the man suspected of killing her. Prosecutors said Donald Smith lured Perrywinkle's family to the Northwest Jacksonville Walmart, saying he would buy them food and clothes.

Florida lawmakers to vote on $82.3 billion budget — Florida legislators will vote later this week on an $82.3 billion budget. The proposed budget was formally delivered to state lawmakers Tuesday afternoon. That clears the way for legislators to take a final vote on Friday. That's because state law requires that the budget must be finished 72 hours ahead of the vote.

Central Florida still buzzing about Trump’s UCF rally — People in Central Florida are still buzzing about a Saturday visit to the University of Central Florida by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Thousands waited in line for hours to hear from Trump, who discussed many of his campaign themes, but stressed the importance of winning Florida.

Pharmacists may be required to take additional pain medication course — The Florida Board of Pharmacy made a unanimous decision that pharmacists will go back to school. A two-hour course of required training has been designed to educate them on controlled substances and guidelines for dispensing pain medications. "Pharmacists have not had required education in this process.

DEA questioned after critical report on drug quotas — A report critical of the Drug Enforcement Agency went before some powerful senators in Washington on Tuesday, and WESH 2 was there.

Skimmer found at Winter Park Suntrust ATM — Winter Park police are trying to identify two people they believe are connected to a skimming device found on a bank ATM. Officials said the device was at the Suntrust bank on Carolina Avenue near Park Avenue. Police tweeted photos of two people seen at the ATM around the time the device was believed to be installed.

What is being done to stop bear attacks in Central Florida? — Watch WESH 2 News at 6 p.m. Tuesday for a special report on what wildlife officials are doing to stop bear attacks in Central Florida.
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Sep 27, 2016

RT @OCPSnews: Thank you to @LenKieseTV & @ConnollyWESH2 for reporting on the $1.6M investment by @HeliosEdFnd into dual language VPK progra…

Sep 26, 2016

Played Bay Hill '14. And look who walks in? He talked @WakeForest with us for 20min. So gracious with his time

Sep 14, 2016

@Stewartmoore Orlando secure ACC Champ? @WakeFB likely to rep the Atlantic.But let's hedge our bets & get tix in case @FSU_Football makes it

Sep 12, 2016

BREAKING: St. Lucie county confirms fire at mosque in Fort Pierce where #PulseNightclub shooter Omar Mateen attended is case of arson

Sep 02, 2016

This truck is about to get towed off I4 westbound (Fairbanks curve) but huge delays getting into downtown Orlando

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