Marion County firefighter back home after months in hospital fighting COVID-19
COVID-19 turned 51-year-old Chuck Westphal's life upside down. The Marion County firefighter spent nearly seven months in and out of the hospital battling an infection.
Winter Springs HS students recognized for STEM research
Students in Seminole County are gearing up for this year's science fair. For two students - this comes on the heels of the announcement they placed in the top 300 in the country in last year's international fair.
Barbie honors COVID-19 pandemic heroes with custom dolls
Barbie launches six new dolls honoring women in STEM who have become heroes during the pandemic.
Aaron Rodgers donates $500K to small business aid fund
Aaron Rodgers threw an NFL-leading 48 touchdown passes for the Green Bay Packers. But it's what he did off the field that may be his most important play of the season.
Service held for Seminole Co. sergeant who died from complications due to COVID-19
Sgt. James LaRue is a Marine veteran and had been with the sheriff's office since 1999.
Florida hospital COVID nurses surprised with island vacation
The 50 workers were told they had to attend a mandatory two-day, training, but when they gathered at the hospital Tuesday they were handed gift boxes with gift certificates.
Ocala Fire Rescue members honored for saving 2 from burning building
Three firefighters who work at Fire Station One received Act of Valor awards for rescuing two people from an apartment fire in August.
Florida jobless claims down, as companies face continued problems
Florida continues to see a steady decline in first-time unemployment claims, even as several large hospitality and entertainment companies have extended and imposed large-scale layoffs because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Wawa offering free coffee for teachers, faculty during month of September
The offer runs through September 30.
Disney Worker's Union gives free food to unemployed hospitality workers
Out-of-work hospitality workers started lining up at five o'clock in the morning Saturday for free food.
Orlando healthcare workers gifted with blue heart-shaped monument
The concrete monument is a gift from Orlando Health and CEMEX USA to thank workers who are helping in the fight against COVID-19.
‘We wanted the shoes to symbolize a life’: 164 pairs of clogs laid on Capitol lawn for nurses lost to COVID-19
During an event on Tuesday, registered nurses gathered at the Capitol to honor the lives of their colleagues by reading off 164 names.
Georgia nurse helps save boy drowning in Lake Lanier
The three friends helped save the life of the little boy. Now they want your help with his medical bills.
'Abracadabra!': Mother thanks delivery driver for fulfilling son's hilarious request
The video has gone viral with thousands of shares.
Sanford man surprises struggling businesses with checks
A Sanford man surprised several businesses who are struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic with checks to help them survive.
Orlando church donates $500,000 to nonprofits hit by COVID-19
In addition, church officials decided to support the region’s nonprofit agencies that feed, shelter and serve the tens of thousands of Central Florida workers who have been furloughed or laid off.
Navy officer receives hero's welcome in Oviedo after returning from COVID-19 deployment
It was a homecoming for a hero. U.S. Navy Lt.Cmdr. Thomas Judd returned home to Oviedo after being called to duty doing coronavirus response in New York City.
Gary Sinise Foundation donates 20,000 meals to VA hospital staff during coronavirus pandemic
The namesake foundation of actor Gary Sinise is donating 20,000 meals to Veterans Affairs' (VA) health care and frontline workers battling the coronavirus pandemic, the VA announced Wednesday.
Venetian in Las Vegas offering frontline workers free night stay at hotel
Essential workers who would like to add any additional nights will be given the "Friends & Family" rate.
F-15 jets fly over Orlando to honor first responders, healthcare workers
Two F-15C jets from the Guard’s 125th Fighter Wing in Jacksonville will fly across the area starting over Apopka High School.