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This undated photo made available by ABC shows Randall Park, left, and Hudson Yang in the Jan. 31, 2020 television episode of

'Fresh Off the Boat' leaving indelible mark on TV landscape

Feb. 18, 2020 4:35 PM EST

Even before “Fresh Off the Boat” hit the airwaves on ABC in February 2015, the show was facing pressure that other new shows weren't. It was set to be the first network TV comedy with an all-Asian cast since Margaret Cho's “All-American Girl” premiered 20 years earlier. ABC canceled...

Police: Armed burglary suspect fatally shot by police

Feb. 18, 2020 4:15 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police officers in Florida fatally shot an armed suspect Tuesday near a popular tourist area, authorities said. The shooting occurred at an apartment complex after police attempted to stop a stolen vehicle a few minutes away from Universal Orlando and The Mall at Millenia, Orlando...

Miami Heat's Derrick Jones Jr. heads to the basket during the NBA All-Star slam dunk contest in Chicago, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Jones Jr., Adebayo, Hield winners at epic All-Star Saturday

Feb. 15, 2020 11:49 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Gordon lost another epic dunk contest. And it was by a couple of inches — namely, the top of Tacko Fall’s head. Derrick Jones Jr. finally got his long-awaited dunk contest title as an exclamation point to an scintillating All-Star Saturday Night, both for him and the...

Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo celebrates after winning his heat in NBA basketball's All-Star skills challenge Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

The Latest: Miami's Derrick Jones Jr. wins slam dunk contest

Feb. 15, 2020 10:49 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Saturday night at NBA All-Star weekend. (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. celebrated his 23rd birthday by winning the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest, edging Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon in a memorable showdown that required two tiebreaker jams....

Costa Rica midfielder David Guzman (20) grabs United States forward Paul Arriola (7) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

DC United midfielder Paul Arriola injures knee

Feb. 15, 2020 9:35 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — DC United midfielder Paul Arriola left Saturday night's preseason exhibition at Orlando during the first half with a right knee injury. Arriola, a 25-year-old midfielder, will have a scan to determine the extent of the injury, team spokesman Sam Legg said. Arriola has been a regular...

Police: Mall shooter found dead from apparent suicide

Feb. 14, 2020 4:10 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man accused of fatally shooting a former Under Armour coworker at a Florida mall has been found dead from an apparent suicide, authorities said. A jogger found Daniel Everett's SUV in Fort Pierce and contacted local police, Orlando police Chief Orlando Rolón said during...

Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier (10) looks to pass after driving to the basket in front of Detroit Pistons forward Tony Snell, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Gordon, Fultz lead Magic to 116-112 OT win over Pistons

Feb. 12, 2020 11:23 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Gordon and Markelle Fultz saved the Orlando Magic from going into the All-Star break with an embarrassing loss. Gordon scored 25 points and Markelle Fultz added 21 as the Magic rallied to beat the Detroit Pistons 116-112 in overtime on Wednesday night. The Pistons came back from...

Police: Under Armour employee killed by man who'd been fired

Feb. 11, 2020 6:07 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police were searching for a man who shot and killed a former Under Armour coworker after his recent firing from a Florida mall, authorities said Tuesday. Daniel Everett, 46, is considered armed and dangerous, Orlando police Chief Orlando Rolón said during a news conference....

Police: Man fabricated details about daughter's kidnapping

Feb. 11, 2020 4:27 PM EST

APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man embellished details of his 3-year-old daughter's kidnapping because he didn't believe police would would take her abduction by her mother seriously, authorities said Tuesday. Investigators re-interviewed Lester Mejia on Monday after his daughter was recovered within...

In this Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 photo made available by the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Fla., Rebecca Fierle-Santoian is under arrest. Authorities say Fierle-Santoian filed a

Guardian for elderly arrested on abuse, neglect charges

Feb. 11, 2020 12:54 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former guardian for the elderly and incapacitated who was accused of filing "do not resuscitate" orders without her clients' permission has been arrested in Florida on felony charges. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said local authorities arrested Rebecca Fierle-Santoian in...