Hologram teachers coming to a school near you?
Many of us first saw them in Star Wars with Princess Leia's plea, "Help me Obi Wan Kenobi, you're my only hope." The holographic projection was played to help enlist Luke Skywalker and Obi Wan Kenobi to fight the evil galactic empire. The technology has been in dozens of movies since, whether its Back to The Future Part II, Total Recall, or Iron Man and its sequels and many other movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Holograms have also been used in television shows like Star Trek: The Next Generation or in Quantum Leap where one of the main characters appears in a "hologram that only Sam can see or hear."Read full story
The world's tallest attractions coming soon to Orlando
Orlando, famous for being the self-proclaimed "tourist capitol of the world" is set to debut two of the world's tallest attractions this winter. The Orlando Slingshot and the Orlando Free Fall, have begun contruction and are set to open this December in time for the winter holidays.Read full story
Florida man washes ashore in...a bubble?
The Flagler County Sheriff's Office responded early Saturday morning to the beach near Palm Coast, Florida for reports of a man in a hamster wheel-type water vessel. Authorities say several people called in concerned about what some described as a "hamster wheel" or "bubble" floating at the beach.Read full story
New specialty plate for Jeep lovers in Florida
The state of Florida has unveiled a new specialty license plate that is now available for pre-orders. The plate, with the tagline, "EXPLORE OFF-ROAD" was designed with Jeep owners in mind. On the plate, it depicts a Jeep Wrangler parked on a beach with a surfboard leaning on the rear, with a beautiful Florida sunset in the background.Read full story
Nearly arrested for ordering a salad?
Hillstone Restaurant, Winter ParkHillstone Winter Park, Facebook. The reviews for one popular local restaurant in Florida are blowing up, almost going viral in the process. However, the attention this classy restaurant is garnering is more of the unwanted type of attention no restaurant would look to have from the local dining public.Read full story
Manhunt underway after police officer shot
Multiple agencies in the state of Florida are actively searching for the man wanted for shooting a police officer early Wednesday evening in Daytona Beach. The shooting happened just before 9 p.m. Daytona Beach police say an officer radioed that he was on Kingston Avenue looking into a suspicious incident. After several minutes and attempts to get him on radio by other units, officers responded to his location and found him laying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the.Read full story
Pulse massacre remembered 5 years later
June 12 is yet another day marked in tragedy in the United States of America. On this day in 2016, dozens of people were shot and killed in a mass shooting incident inside of a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. In total, 49 people were killed in what was then the deadliest mass shooting by a single gunman in U.S. history and the deadliest terrorist attack in the U.S. since the September 11 attacks in 2001.Read full story
Greatest basketball player of all time...GOAT?
If you are a fan of basketball, you've likely weighed in on this debate. Who is the G.O.A.T., or greatest of all time, of the National Basketball Association. As the playoffs heat up for this year's NBA season, superstars and exciting play are at the top of the minds of sports fans. Does anyone stand out above the others? Will any of them rise to the level of NBA basketball greatest of all time?Read full story
Gator found in Florida post office
Alligator found at post officeHernando County Sheriff's Office. A man looking to send off a package from his local post office ran into an unwanted guest right at the front door.Read full story
Donald Trump and Bill O'Reilly to visit Orlando on "History Tour"
President Trump and Bill O'Reillywikimedia commons. Former President Donald Trump and political comentator Bill O'Reilly have announced they'll be going to Orlando, FL as part of a series of live conversations across the country as the "History Tour".Read full story
Inmates violently attack detention deputy at Florida jail
Flagler jail surveillance picture of the two inmates with a detention deputyFlagler County Sheriff's Office. A Flagler County Sheriff's Office detention deputy has been hospitalized after he was violently attacked by two inmates at the county's detention facility.Read full story