Lauren Seabrook, WFTV Eyewitness News

Lauren Seabrook

WFTV Eyewitness News

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Recent:
  • WFTV Eyewitness News
  • WSOCTV
  • NEWS102.3 KRMG
Past:
  • Boston 25 News
  • News 96.5 (WDBO)
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Dayton Daily News
  • WOKV News
  • ActionNewsJax

Recent articles by Lauren:

Many disappointed after weather forces NASA to scrub launch

People all along the coast braved rounds of rain in hopes of catching a glimpse of the Falcon 9 launch Wednesday afternoon, but they left disappointed after the launch was scrubbed. → Read More

Orange County hospitals monitoring spread of COVID-19 as businesses reopen

As Central Florida finishes its third week of many places being back in business, health officials are working behind the scenes to measure the impact of COVID-19. → Read More

Orange County Task Force approves Universal Orlando’s plan to reopen to public June 5, Legoland set for June 1 reopening

The Orange County Task Force has approved Universal Orlando’s plan to reopen to the public on June 5. → Read More

Theme parks push for reopening during phase 2

Although some of Central Florida’s major theme parks are taking reservations for the summer, none have announced when they plan to reopen. And as more days pass, fewer dollars are coming in to feed our economy. → Read More

Coronavirus: How soon could Florida theme parks reopen? Officials provide no clear timeline

According to Orlando's WFTV, members of the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force asked theme park leaders on Monday for their timelines during a work-group meeting, saying many other central Florida businesses depend on tourism that comes to the area for the parks. → Read More

Coronavirus: How soon could Florida theme parks reopen? Officials prov

According to Orlando's WFTV, members of the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force asked theme park leaders on Monday for their timelines during a work-group meeting, saying many other central Florida businesses depend on tourism that comes to the area for the parks. → Read More

How soon could theme parks reopen? Officials provide no clear timeline

It could be a while before our society gets back to having fun and enjoying what Central Florida has to offer. → Read More

Orange County sees spike in overdoses, Baker Acts during stay-at-home orders

Officials said a wave of mental health issues is washing over Central Florida during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Orlando bans on-site alcohol sales, governor orders Florida bars, nightclubs to close for 30 days

Just as Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered that bars and nightclubs close for the next 30 days in the state, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced a ban of on-site alcohol sales in the city. → Read More

Issues, injuries reported as motorized scooter companies roll into downtown Orlando

As Orlando embraces its scooter revolution, complaints and injuries have also been reported. Five motorized scooter companies are offering their services in Central Florida as of this weekend. There have been some injuries reported to local hospitals, but it’s not clear how many. Before motorized scooters came to downtown Orlando, Mayor Buddy Dyer voiced concerns about the safety of scooters due… → Read More

I-4 Ultimate project 9 months behind schedule, delays continue to build

ORLANDO, Fla. — A new report shows work on the I-4 Ultimate project is now nine months behind schedule. The project was supposed to be complete by the beginning of next year, but currently, it won't be finished until the fall of 2021. Setbacks for the project include a major crack in a pier holding up a portion of the I-4 roadbed over Colonial Drive, hurricanes Dorian and Irma, and major events… → Read More

Florida bill proposes allowing undocumented immigrants to get drivers licenses

A newly proposed bill would allow thousands of undocumented immigrants in Florida to get a driver's license. → Read More

Orlando airport workers rally for higher wages

Last week leaders of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority voted not to increase wages for its contract workers, but those workers are not letting that decision end the conversation. → Read More

Game-changer for downtown Orlando: Preview of EA Sports’ new headquarters

EA Sports offered a sneak peek at what its new headquarters in downtown Orlando will look like when it moves from Maitland to the Creative Village after the project breaks ground this year. → Read More

Meet Alice Horn, advocate for families of children with autism and Citrus Bowl coin-flipper

“We really believe that all types of families should be able to travel and make vacation memories,” Horn told Channel 9. “For families with autism, it can be intimidating to stay in a hotel. If you have a child with sensory issues, you’re worried about what might happen if the child has a meltdown.” → Read More

SeaWorld Orlando to end One Ocean killer whale shows by end of year, officials say

The killer whale performances that have been exciting visitors for years at SeaWorld and driving others to protest are coming to an end, according to a spokesperson for the company. → Read More

SeaWorld Orlando to end One Ocean killer whale shows by end of year, officials say

The killer whale performances that have been exciting visitors for years at SeaWorld and driving others to protest are coming to an end, according to a spokesperson for the company. → Read More

SeaWorld Orlando to end One Ocean killer whale shows by end of year, o

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Controversial bear hunt could again become legal in Florida

Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission could begin to explore several ways to control the black bear population after a new report shows their population could more than double in the next six years. → Read More

27-year-old evidence solves case of woman who was beaten, raped, police say

Evidence that was collected from the victim of a brutal attack 27 years ago just solved the crime. → Read More