>Cocoa Beach Priest Removed Over Sex Abuse Allegations (Cocoa Beach, FL) -- A child sex abuse allegation in Pennsylvania is having repercussions at a Brevard County church. The Diocese of Orlando this week removed Reverend David Gillis from the Church of Our Savior in Cocoa Beach. Gillis was accused last week of sexually abusing a minor while he was at a church in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Orlando Bishop John Noonan says the allegation has at least the semblance of truth.
>>Two Killed In Workplace Accident (Orlando, FL) -- Two men are dead after a workplace accident in Orange County. It happened yesterday near the Bonnet Creek Resort on Chelonia Parkway where a Marriott hotel is under construction. The men were on scaffolding that collapsed, and they fell seven stories to their deaths. OSHA is investigating.
>>Husband Arrested For Wife's Murder (Orlando, FL) -- A man is facing charges for his wife's murder in Orlando. Police yesterday arrested 50-year-old David Tronnes for killing Shanti Cooper-Tronnes four months ago in Delaney Park. The body of the 39-year-old was found at their home on East Copeland Street. There's no word on a motive.
>>Details Released In Murder Of Port Orange Woman (Port Orange, FL) -- Gruesome details show just how much a murdered Volusia County woman suffered. Diana Kessler was found dead this week in a home in Port Orange on Hatteras Drive, and police said yesterday the 32-year-old mother was stabbed over a hundred times and beaten over the head. Thomas McMullen, Jr. has been identified as a suspect, but his whereabouts are unknown. Police say McMullen and Kessler were friends, and there's no word on a motive.
>>Murder Suspect Surrenders To Authorities (Bartow, FL) -- A man is dead after he tried to play peacemaker in a bar fight. It happened early yesterday morning at the LongShot Bar and Billiards on US 192 in Four Corners near Clermont. Deputies say there was a fight in the parking lot, and when 42-year-old owner Jeffrey Almiron tried to break it up, he was stabbed twice and died. Another man was hurt, and Runnell Curry, who raps under the name G Foxx, turned himself in yesterday.
>>Murder Suspect Arrested In LA (Orlando, FL) -- An arrest in California could bring an end to a murder investigation in Orlando. Police announced yesterday that Antwan Wilkins was arrested in Los Angeles for last month's murder of Robert Borders. The body of the 25-year-old was found in a parking lot at Walden Palms Condos. Wilkins is charged with first-degree murder.
Today in History
In 1965, Casey Stengell announced his retirement after 55 years in baseball.
In 1967, the U.S. Senate confirmed the appointment of Thurgood Marshall as the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1974, "The Brady Bunch" aired for the final time on ABC Television.
In 1983, U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Guion Bluford became the first African-American in space when he blasted off aboard space shuttle Challenger.
In 1989, hotel queen Leona Helmsley was found guilty of income tax evasion.
In 1990, Ken Griffey and Ken Griffey Junior became the first father and son to play together on the same team -- the Seattle Mariners. Both father and son singled in the first inning.
In 1993, "Late Show with David Letterman" debuted on CBS Television.