COMMISSIONERS SET TO VOTE ON PROJECT HOPING TO BUILD WORLD’S TALLEST ROLLERCOASTER IN ORLANDO
Orange County’s Board of Commissioners is set to vote Tuesday on whether to grant zoning approval for Skyplex Orlando. Opposition led by neighboring Universal Orlando says the proposed 570-foot “Skyscraper” coaster, which would have a 450-foot drop, is too tall and would adversely change the culture of the tourist corridor.
OSCEOLA COUNTY STARTS 911 TEXTING TO EMERGENCY DISPATCHERS
Osceola County officials said Monday that anybody in the county can now text 911 and be put in touch with an emergency dispatcher. The dispatcher can text the person in need until police officers or firefighters arrive at the scene.
DEPUTIES: MAN TRIED TO SELL MARIJUANA TO DETECTIVE
Lakeland man has been arrested after police say he tried to sell marijuana to an undercover detective
JUDGE DISMISSES MAN’S CHARGES AFTER SHOOTING AT PARTY
A judge has dismissed seven charges including two murder charges against a man arrested in connection with a shooting rampage at a Sweet 16 party.
BARRY BONDS IN TALKS TO BECOME MARLINS HITTING COACH
Former slugger Barry Bonds may soon be tutoring Giancarlo Stanton. Bonds is in talks with the Marlins about working for them as a hitting coach.