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January 9, 2017

Orlando police officer Master Sgt. Debra Clayton died after being shot outside a Walmart. An Orange County deputy has also died while trying to set up a perimeter. A manhunt for suspect Markeith Loyd is underway. WFTV, WESH, & WKMG have continuing coverage.

A Fort Worth police officer gets a 10-day suspension without pay after what has become a viral arrest video. See the video from WFAA.

Today in local news and weather updates-

January 6, 2017

Southern states including Alabama, Georgia, and the Carolinas are in state of emergencies due to Winter Storm Helena. Check our app for local coverage from stations across the South including WSFA, WVTM, WBRC, WBMA, WIAT, WSB, WTVC, WATE, WLOS, WJHL, WYFF, WSPA, WBTV, WSOC, WXII, WRAL, WNCN, WTVD, WSLS, WSET & more.

Tilikum, the orca featured in Blackfish and responsible for the death of a Sea World trainer, died today. See coverage from WFTVWESH & WKMG.

Five people were killed and 8 were injured today in a shooting at baggage claim at the Ft. Lauderdale Hollywood Airport. WPLG, WPBF, and WPEC covered the shooting. New details are being released about the shooter.

See what we’re watching today in local news!

January 5, 2017

A rabid bobcat attacked a wildlife officer after running into the backyard patio of a FL womans home. Click here to see the video from WFTV.

A man was rescued after falling and getting stuck on a ledge 1000 feet in the air in South Carolina. He was stuck for over 12 hours. See his rescue from WIS.

Naked woman steals sheriffs cruiser, drives wrong way at speeds of 100mph and crashes vehicle near Phoenix. See more from KPHO and KTVK.

Today we’re watching…

January 4, 2017

Rush hour chaos-At least 100 people were injured after a NYC commuter train derailed in Brooklyn. ABC7 Eyewitness News New York has the latest. 

The Faraday Future self-driving electric car FF91 was unveiled at the Consumer Electric Show 2017 (CES) in Las Vegas. See more from 8 News Now & KSNV News 3.

A pastor in Charlotte is in jail after being accused of up to 9 robberies. Swipe for the full story here from WSOC.


WatchNewsON.com is Here and it’s Awesome!

January 4, 2017

Ever wanted to sit on the couch with your laptop and watch LIVE local news from a TV station like you can in our app and on our Roku channel? Well now it’s here, and it’s called WatchNewsON.com! With this new website, you can access LIVE local news from a desktop or laptop. The homepage will show you the stations closest to you where you can then see if they are broadcasting LIVE. If you want to watch another station from somewhere else in the U.S., simply use the search bar to search by city, zip code, or station name. Hope you enjoy this latest addition to NewsON!