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Published on December 04, 2019
Top Orlando news: Burns wins District 6 runoff; small shark knocks local boy off surfboard; morePhoto: Jared/Flickr

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Burns wins Council District 6 runoff

The runoff race for Orlando City Council District 6 has ended with a runaway winner. Nonprofit executive Bakari Burns won the runoff vote with 68% of the vote vs. former Sen. Gary Siplin's 31%.

Read the full story on Orlando Weekly.

Study ranks Orlando 19th among least-safe cities in US

A study conducted by WalletHub lists Orlando as the 19th least-safe city in the country. 

Read the full story on Orlando Weekly.

All 4 complaints of excessive force by police in 2018 involved black males

Orlando Police received four excessive force complaints in 2018. All of them were filed by black males. 

Read the full story on Orlando Weekly.

Camera captures shark knocking 7-year-old Orlando boy off his surfboard

Chandler Moore, 7, of Orlando, and his family went to New Smyrna Beach on Saturday for some post-Thanksgiving fun. A screen-grab from a GoPro video shows what appears to be a small blacktip shark bumping into the surfboard.

Read the full story on FOX40.


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