Orlando/ Community & Society
Published on October 24, 2019
Top Orlando news: Universal Studios ride shuts down, strands passengers; Magic beat Cavs; morePhoto: Scott Akerman/Flickr

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

Another ride shut down in Orlando, this time stranding Universal Studios passengers

A "technical glitch" Wednesday morning at Universal Studios Orlando stalled the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit rollercoaster, briefly stranding passengers on board. 

Read the full story on Orlando Weekly.

Orlando Pub Crawl's Halloween crawl takes over the streets of downtown this weekend

Jaded barflies may refer to Halloween as “amateur night,” but there’s no denying that Halloween is the holiday for people-watching downtown. 

Read the full story on Orlando Weekly.

Markeith Loyd to use mental health defense for Orlando police officer's murder trial

Loyd is accused of gunning down Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton in January of 2017 while he was on the run from police.

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

Orlando Magic beat Cleveland Cavaliers in season opener

Collin Sexton and Tristan Thompson each scored 16 points in John Beilein's first game as Cavs coach.

Read the full story on WKYC.

Former Disney employee accused of stealing from parks

Orlando police arrested a former Walt Disney World employee they say stole $14,000 worth of costumes and props from the Magic Kingdom and Epcot theme parks.

Read the full story on Fox 11 Los Angeles.

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