Orlando/ Community & Society
Published on October 18, 2019
Top Orlando news: Giant volcano in downtown this weekend; VegFest returns to Orlando; morePhoto: dconvertini/Flickr

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VegFest returns to Orlando with plant-powered food

VegFestĀ is themed around health and wellness, vegan cuisine, the environment, animal welfare and rights and community-building activism.

Read the full story on Orlando Weekly.

Cop who pushed teen off roof punished by loss of a vacation day; teen unhurt

Body-camera video released Wednesday by the Kissimmee Police Department shows that the 18-year-old suspect offered to climb back into the house through a window. But the officer, who had followed the suspect onto the roof, obeyed his supervisor's orders and pushed him off into a 9-foot drop to the ground. The teen wasn't hurt.

Read the full story on SFGATE.

Reinstated firefighter who recorded commissioner facing pushback from city

A firefighter who was recently reinstated after he lost his job for recording audio of an Orlando commissioner during a medical call is facing pushback from the city.

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

Giant volcano in downtown this weekend

A 10-foot volcano will shoot out fire during the Immerse 2019 arts celebration starting at 5 p.m. today.

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

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