Two Critically Hurt In Domestic Violence Shooting (Kissimmee, FL) -- Two people are critically hurt after a domestic violence incident in Osceola County. It happened yesterday afternoon as the man and a woman were in a car on World Drive. Both were found with gunshot wounds, but no details have been released.
Boy Killed In ATV Accident (Lakeland, FL) -- A child is dead after an ATV crash in Polk County. It happened this weekend in Lakeland on Hall Road where an eight-year-old was driving with six-year-old passenger Clayton McLaughlin. Deputies say the ATV flipped onto its side, and McLaughlin was thrown off the ATV, which then landed on him and caused massive head injuries. He was not wearing a helmet or a seat belt.
No Sign Of Suspect Who Jumped Into Lake To Escape Arrest (Orlando, FL) -- A search is underway for a man Orange County deputies originally believed may have drowned. Deputies yesterday searched a lake near Universal Boulevard for 38-year-old Jared Gearity, but no trace of him was found. Witnesses later claimed to have seen him alive. Gearity ran from deputies this weekend as they were investigating a suspicious car they say he was in.
Man Arrested For Exposing Himself To Woman (Williamsburg, FL) -- A man is facing charges for exposing himself to a woman in Orange County. Deputies yesterday arrested 25-year-old Stephen Kane for last week's incident in Williamsburg outside the woman's home. The charges against him include exposure, voyeurism and burglary.
Norwegian Cruise Lines To Bring Back Cuba Trips (Port Canaveral, FL) -- Taking a cruise to Cuba could become an annual tradition. Norwegian Cruise Lines announced last week that trips from Port Canaveral to Havana will return next year, starting in April. A ship that left for Cuba yesterday was the 16th and last for this year, but there will more trips next year. This was the first year Norwegian offered trips to Cuba from Port Canaveral, and the trips attracted more than 30-thousand passengers.
TODAY IN HISTORY
In 1781, the city of Los Angeles was founded by 44 Spanish settlers.
In 1833, ten-year-old Barney Flaherty of New York became the first paperboy. He earned the job by answering an advertisement in the "New York Sun."
In 1882, Thomas Edison displayed the first practical electrical lighting system with a demonstration on one square mile of New York City.
In 1888, the name Kodak was registered to George Eastman of Rochester, New York. Eastman also earned a patent for his hand-held roll-film camera.
In 1914, Babe Ruth hit his first home run.
In 1951, more than 14-million people saw President Harry S. Truman address the opening of the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference in San Francisco. His speech became the first coast-to-coast television broadcast in history.
In 1954, Elvis Presley made his debut at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry.