Tag Archives: Orlando

Can UF stop hiking tuition?

Vice President Joe Biden is at Florida State University to push for affordable tuition. University of Florida Spokesman Steve Orlando says the university does what it can to help students deal with any hike. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/Orlando1.mp3] He says UF has seen a $200 million decrease in state appropriation over the last …

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Deadly crashes close I-75 for hours

At least nine people died in early morning crashes caused by smoke and fog on I-75 near Paynes Prairie.  Other crash victims were rushed to Shands Hospital: six to the trauma center and 12 more to the emergency room.  As you can see in morning helicopter video (courtesy Orlando NBC …

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Search for missing Ocala teen continues

A missing Ocala teenager may be at risk. Marion County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Judge Cochran says 17-year-old Katelynn Sargent has been missing since Monday. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/Cochran1.mp3] Cochran says they believe Sargent may around St Augustine now, but possibly heading towards Orlando.  Anyone with information about Katelynn’s location can contact local law …

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Finding a job toughest for the homeless

During these tough economic times no one understands how hard it is to find a job more than a man who is homeless and in search of one. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko brings us the story of a man from Orlando who lost his job and home, and had to give up most …

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Security a priority before, during and after the FL-GA football game

It’s one of the biggest weekends for Florida football. The Florida Gators and Georgia Bulldogs have met in Jacksonville almost every year since 1933. In the past few years, several deaths have occurred surrounding the Florida-Georgia game. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman has more on changing security in Jacksonville. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/JaxSecurityWrap.mp3] (News sources: UF senior …

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Hearing begins in death of Sea World trainer

SeaWorld Orlando and government attorneys are in a Sanford, Florida courtroom. They’re fighting over citations the theme park resort received following the death of a trainer who was grabbed by a killer whale and dragged under water last year. SeaWorld says three safety citations, issued by the Occupational Safety and …

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Casey Anthony owes 100-grand to law enforcement and prosecutors

Casey Anthony has been ordered to pay almost $100,000 in law enforcement costs for the investigation into the death of her two-year-old daughter.  Judge Belvin Perry of Orlando issued the ruling yesterday after prosecutors and law enforcement agencies asked for Casey to pay more than $500,000. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta …

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