7:59 PM EST, Thu November 26, 2015

White House undergoes holiday lockdown after man jumps fence

A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving. The man was immediately apprehended and taken into custody pending criminal charges, the Secret Service said in a statement. The incident took...

Salvation Army dishes up Thanksgiving dinner for 20,000

Last year, Chris Rule helped distribute free Thanksgiving dinners to acquaintances who were down on their luck. This year, Rule, 52, is jobless and homeless himself — but he said he still has plenty to be thankful for. On Thursday, he joined thousands of other people for a Thanksgiving meal at...
'Inside the Magic: Elfrid Payton' web extra: Hair Dare

'Inside the Magic: Elfrid Payton' web extra: Hair Dare

Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton, who sports one of the most interesting hairstyles in the NBA, tries to guess the player based only on their hair. 'Inside the Magic: Elfrid Payton' premieres Nov. 27 on FOX Sports Florida. Check your local listings for additional airings.

Health issue prompts ex-U.S. Rep Sandy Adams to reassess campaign

Former U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, an Oviedo Republican, announced she is reassessing her bid for Congress because of an unspecified "significant" health issue. "Over the next several weeks, I will be focusing on my health and will reassess my campaign to determine if I can give it a 100% commitment,"...
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Duo of Channing Frye and Nik Vucevic has improved defensively

It's still early in the season, but the Orlando Magic's defense is the most improved part of the team. The Magic rank sixth in the league in field-goal percentage defense after they finished last season 28th. The team also ranks 13th in defensive efficiency after it finished 25th in the category...

Magic serve Thanksgiving meals at the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida

Charles and Cathy Watson always taught their children to help others. By the time their kids reached second or third grade, Charles and Cathy brought them to events run by The Salvation Army or Catholic Charities. "Respect and giving back is important," Cathy said. "It's all about what you give...

Joyful running race before the Thanksgiving feasting

I was that kid who once ate all the candy bars I was supposed to sell for a school fundraiser. My mother grudgingly wrote a check to my school for all the missing chocolate. I've struggled with overeating my entire life, and now it's the Thanksgiving holiday, the king of foodie weekends. I know...

Suspect apologizes during store robbery, cops say

A man who investigators say apologized to a clerk before robbing a Deltona convenience store is suspected of trying to rob a Burger King moments earlier, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said. The suspect, Brian McCoy, 27, first went to the fast-food restaurant on Sunrise Boulevard in DeBary...

Brevard woman dies in single-car Thanksgiving-Day crash

A Merritt Island woman was killed early Thursday when her car veered off State Road 520 in Brevard County and hit a traffic-signal support pole, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Jessica Hebert, 36, was westbound approaching Kiwanis Island Park Road when her 2005 Nissan Altima went over a curb on...

Weather: Off-and-on showers, high of 80 degrees

If you don't like the weather today, stick around and it will change.Fast-moving showers soaked parts of Central Florida Thanksgiving morning, and they will continue all day, the National Weather Service in Melbourne said.Gusty winds and downpours will last 10 or 15 minutes and then give way to...

FSU vs. Florida: 5 pressing questions

FSU meets rival Florida on Saturday. To prepare you for the matchup of Top 15 teams, we go over some pressing questions with Florida beat writer Edgar Thompson. Thompson touches on Florida’s suspect injury reports, the Gators’ top offensive weapons, stopping Dalvin Cook and more. Enjoy and Happy...

FSU official says football players get special treatment in sexual assault cases

The Florida State University official once in charge of the office that counsels campus rape victims told lawyers suing the school that football players receive special treatment, and that most of the 20 victims who alleged sexual assaults by team members during the past nine years declined to...
Jon Cooper: The guys are finally getting rewarded

Jon Cooper: The guys are finally getting rewarded

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper is glad to see the team get some results over their past several home games.

Deputies: Man charged after deadly gunfight in Brevard County

A Brevard County man was arrested Wednesday in an August homicide, a Brevard County sheriff's spokesman said. Tracy Boother Jr., 26, faces a manslaughter charge in the death of 28-year-old George Dewey IV. Dewey and Boother got into an argument on Venus Drive in unincorporated Cocoa on Aug. 11,...

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