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GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 01: Quarterback Blake Bortles #5 of the UCF Knights prepares to snap the football during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl against the Baylor Bears at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. The Knights defeated the Bears 52-42. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

UCF Loses Dynamic Duo To NFL

The University of Central Florida Golden Knights will have some big shoes to fill heading into the 2014 campaign. UCF quarterback Blake Bortles and running back Storm Johnson announced Monday they will forego their senior seasons and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.

CBS Miami–01/06/2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 26: Bobby Bowden talks to a loving crowd before the pre game against the North Carolina State Wolfpack at Doak Campbell Stadiumon October 26, 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida (Photo by: Jeff Gammons/Getty Images)

Bobby Bowden’s Grandson Killed In Crash

A car crash took the lives of two men in Central Florida. One of the men killed is former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden’s grandson, officials said Thursday.

12/26/2013

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C. Florida Father Arrested After Son Found Dead

A central Florida man has been arrested on child abuse charges, which could be upgraded, after his five-year-old son was found dead in his apartment Wednesday evening.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

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DePaul Beats Florida Atlantic 81-70

Cleveland Melvin scored 19 points and DePaul beat the Florida Atlantic Owls 81-70 on Thursday night, giving the Blue Demons their 1,400th win in program history.

12/12/2013

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UCF Gets Frigid Win At SMU With BCS Bid In Hand

Blake Bortles threw for 242 yards and ran for two touchdowns as No. 15 UCF celebrated a BCS bid already in hand by rallying to beat SMU 17-13 Saturday in front of just a few hundred fans who braved a brutal ice storm.

12/07/2013

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UCF Clinches Spot In Final BCS

The University of Central Florida Golden Knights team didn’t step foot on a football field Thursday night, but was still able to clinch the school’s first and last Bowl Championship Series Bid.

CBS Miami–12/06/2013

Workers destroy citrus fruit considered contaminated by the citrus canker virus October 10, 2000 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Robert King/ Newsmakers)

Officials Warn Gardeners Of Citrus Tree Disease

Agricultural officials said they have found a highly contagious disease that could damage citrus tree growth in the Florida Panhandle.

12/01/2013

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Central Florida Defeats Miami 63-58

CORAL GABLES (AP) — Calvin Newell scored 19 points to lead Central Florida to a 63-58 win over Miami on Thursday night. Kasey Wilson converted one of two free throws with 36 seconds left for a 61-58 […]

11/21/2013

George Zimmerman was arrested Monday, Nov. 18th, after Seminole Co. deputies responded to a disturbance call in Apopka.  (Source: Seminole Co. Sheriff's Office)

George Zimmerman Arrested For Aggravated Assault

The man acquitted in the shooting death of unarmed Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin is in trouble with the law again.

CBS Miami–11/18/2013

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Search Continues For Missing Central Fla. Woman & Her Children

Central Florida authorities continue to look for a missing woman and her two young children, two days after her husband was charged with the woman’s death.

CBS Miami–10/31/2013

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