Community mourns 71-year-old Florida man, 2 granddaughters killed in DUI crash

U.S. 11/10/19, 11:06

People across Marion County, Florida, are mourning the loss of a 71-year-old man and his two grandchildren who were killed in a crash caused by a drunk driver. Authorities said Emilio Nunez, 71, of Summerfield, was driving his two granddaughters, 9-year-old Neveah Nunez and 7-year-ola Katalaya Nunez home from an elementary ...

4-year-old Florida girl with leukemia found bone marrow match

U.S. 11/09/19, 16:49

A 4-year-old in Orlando, Florida, who was diagnosed with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia in September has found the bone marrow donor she desperately needed, WTXF reported. Chloe Bella Carvalho was receiving chemotherapy at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. Finding a match for the transplant to work has been difficult as she ...

Amber Alert issued for 5-year-old Jacksonville, Florida girl

U.S. 11/06/19, 13:41

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 5-year-old Florida girl, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). Taylor Williams was last seen in her home on Ivy Street in Jacksonville around midnight Tuesday, Nov. 5, police said, according to FOX30. An adult, who reported her missing, told police ...

Florida mom fatally runs over, kills 2-year-old son, police say

U.S. 11/06/19, 06:14

Deputies are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy who died from injuries he suffered when he was struck by the family SUV Tuesday, Nov. 5, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff's deputies said they were called to a home in the Plant City area shortly before 5 p.m. ...

Baby sitting on drunken grandmother’s lap dies after crash on I-4 in Florida

U.S. 11/05/19, 04:20

A Florida grandmother was arrested Monday, Nov. 4, and faced several charges after she caused a crash that killed her 10-month-old granddaughter, troopers said. According to Florida Highway Patrol, 50-year-old Helen Mention, from Hillsborough County, was driving drunk, with her 10-month old granddaughter Harlem Mention on her lap, when she crashed ...

Missing Florida teen girl last seen more than a week ago

U.S. 11/04/19, 20:18

Officials are searching for a 16-year-old girl who was last seen in October in Osceola County. Olivia Powers was last seen at her home in Kissimmee, Florida, at 1 a.m.on Oct. 26, before her father noticed she wasn't in her room, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office, WFTV Channel 9 ...

Truck crash leaves massive mess of mail along I-75

U.S. 10/29/19, 19:36

A tractor-trailer transporting mail crashed into another truck Monday morning, Oct. 28, leaving only one of Interstate 75’s southbound lanes open in Hillsborough County as crews worked to clear papers and cardboard from the busy highway. Officials said local mail delivery should not be impacted. Florida Highway Patrol said Michael Richardson, ...

Florida toddler with leukemia in desperate need of finding bone marrow donor

U.S. 10/21/19, 17:57

Chloe Bella Carvalho from Orlando, Florida, turned 4 last week. However, her birthday this year was not as happy as usual, especially for her parents. The 4-year-old was diagnosed with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML) last month and is in desperate need of a bone marrow donor. Bella's parents, Jairo and Nayara, ...