(ORLANDO) -- Florida officials are seeking to fine an amusement park operator at least $250,000 over the death of a 14-year-old boy who fell from a drop-tower ride earlier this year. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, which inspects amusement rides in the... Read More.
(ORLANDO, FL) -- The world's tallest tower drop ride will be taken down after a Missouri teenager fell to his death while riding it earlier this year, the operator of the Florida amusement park attraction announced Thursday. Fourteen-year-old Tyre Sampson died after slipping out of... Read More.
(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- One person has been injured and another is missing after an apparent lightning strike during rowing practice at Lake Fairview in Orlando, Florida, on Thursday night, the fire department said. Members of the nonprofit group North Orlando Rowing Club were practicing in... Read More.
(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- A 28-year-old Florida mother on probation for child neglect has been charged in her husband's death after authorities alleged her 2-year-old son found an unsecured handgun in their Orlando home and fatally shot his dad in the back. Marie Ayala was being... Read More.
(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Adreian Payne, a former first-round NBA draft pick and star collegiate basketball player at Michigan State, was shot and killed early Monday in Orlando, Florida, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Payne was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks at No. 15... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez has been charged by U.S. authorities with drug trafficking and weapons offenses that allegedly link him to tons of cocaine imported into the United States over the last two decades. Three federal charges -- conspiring to... Read More.
(ORLANDO) -- Operator error is suspected as the primary cause in the death of a 14-year-old boy who slipped out of his seat on a drop-tower ride at a Florida amusement park and plunged to the pavement, officials said Monday. Nicole "Nikki' Fried, the Florida... Read More.
(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- The Orlando amusement park ride that killed a 14-year-old boy last week was "up to par," officials said Friday. The Orlando FreeFall opened in last December at ICON Park. The ride has been touted as the world's tallest free-standing drop tower at a... Read More.
There are many horror stories out there about raising a newborn, including one from Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom that really takes the cake. The parents, who welcomed Daisy Dove last year, apparently hold competitions over who can suck the most snot out of their young daughter. For the uninitiated about the more-disgusting... Read More.