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Vucevic, Fournier help Magic hold off Wizards, 125-121

Nov. 17, 2019 10:10 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Markelle Fultz is fitting in nicely with the Orlando Magic. The former No. 1 overall pick had 19 points and the deciding defensive play in a 125-121 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday night. Nikola Vucevic had 30 points and 17 rebounds and Evan Fournier added 25 points and...

Report: Retired cops with disciplinary pasts work at schools

Nov. 17, 2019 3:05 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Retired Orlando Police Department officer Dennis Turner sparked a furor when he arrested two 6-year-old students while working as a school resource officer at Lucious & Emma Nixon Academy in September. As details emerged of Turner’s history — including a child abuse...

Florida officer accused of pulling gun on his Lyft driver

Nov. 17, 2019 3:05 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida sheriff deputy was arrested on suspicion he pointed a gun at a Lyft driver who had taken him home. The Orlando Sentinel reports Orange County Sheriff Deputy Troy Heyer was suspended without pay as he faces a charge of aggravated assault with firearm. The...

Flight attendant charged with having gun in carry-on bag

Nov. 16, 2019 3:01 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say security officers found a loaded handgun in a flight attendant’s carry-on bag at a Florida airport. The Orlando Sentinel reports that 28-year-old Joseph Brozyna was arrested Thursday and charged with carrying a concealed firearm and carrying a firearm in a...

No waiters or dining area, just restaurant fare

Nov. 16, 2019 3:01 AM EST

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Covington called out orders as a display of multiple tablets chimed during a Friday night dinner service. “Build-your-own, Bolognese, side Caesar,” he relayed to the rest of the kitchen staff. Another chime, this one triggered by the door, signaled when it was...

Dest makes quick impact as US rebounds to beat Canada 4-1

Nov. 15, 2019 11:36 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Sergiño Dest needed just a couple minutes to his show why his talent was coveted on both sides of the Atlantic. Dest set up a goal in the second minute of his American competitive debut, Gyasi Zardes scored twice and the United States overwhelmed Canada in the first half of a 4-1...

Fournier, Magic hand Spurs 4th straight loss, 111-109

Nov. 15, 2019 11:21 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When Evan Fournier and Terrence Ross hit shots with the game on the line, the Orlando Magic are a much different team. Fournier scored 26 points, including a couple of late 3-pointers, and the Magic beat San Antonio 111-109 on Friday night to hand the Spurs their fourth straight...

Malik Monk hits 3 at buzzer, Hornets top Pistons 109-106

Nov. 15, 2019 10:03 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Malik Monk hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Charlotte Hornets a 109-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. After Derrick Rose drove the lane and awkwardly threw the ball away with a second left, Charlotte got it at midcourt. Following a timeout, the Hornets...

3 children, 2 adults injured in bus stop crash near Orlando

Nov. 15, 2019 9:24 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a driver lost control of a vehicle, drove into a bus stop and hit two adults and three children. Lt. Kim Montes says the accident happened Friday morning in Orlando. Montes says the injured were taken to a hospital under a trauma alert. She said none...

Vucevic, big 4th quarter sent Magic past 76ers 112-97

Nov. 13, 2019 10:55 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It took the Orlando Magic 10¾ games to find their offense. Nikola Vucevic had 25 points and seven Orlando players scored in double figures as the Magic came up with a big fourth quarter and beat the Philadelphia 76ers 112-97 on Wednesday night. "It was good to see the offense...