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Published on September 24, 2019
Top Orlando news: School resource officer fired; man points laser at sheriffs helicopter; morePhoto: Scott Akerman/Flickr

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Orlando.

As prices rise and attendance lags, Walt Disney World axes Orlando performers

In what has become an annual tradition ahead of the end of the financial year at Walt Disney World, the resort recently saw a wave of layoffs and cutbacks.

Read the full story on Orlando Weekly.

Orlando's famed Hideaway Bar finally stops smoking inside and on the front porch

As of last Wednesday, the usual cloud of smoke inside the Hideaway Bar has disappeared for good.

Read the full story on Orlando Weekly.

School resource officer fired after arresting two 6-year-olds

The Orlando police officer who arrested two 6-year-old students at a school last week has been fired.

Read the full story on WCVB Channel 5 Boston.

Orlando officer shot in helmet at Pulse shooting testifies at pension hearing

Inside a small board room at Orlando City Hall, Officer Michael Napolitano testified for the first time about the post-traumatic stress disorder he is suffering since a bullet struck his helmet in the Pulse nightclub shooting on June 12, 2016.

Read the full story on Graham Media: WKMG News 6.

Orlando man accused of pointing laser at helicopter

AA 24-year-old Orlando man is accused of pointing a green laser at an Orange County Sheriffs Office Aviation Unit helicopter.

Read the full story on Graham Media: WKMG News 6.


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