Dave McDaniel, WESH 2 News

Dave McDaniel

WESH 2 News

Orlando, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Dave:

Police chief recommends firing Tavares officer after deploying a Taser on man

The investigation revealed the officer “could not provide any specific facts or evidence to show that (the subject) was a threat to his safety.” → Read More

Thanksgiving meals provided to Orlando families in need

"It's when we get to invite our neighbors into our home and share some Thanksgiving food and some good fortune, and we're just happy to have everyone in here." → Read More

Officers exchange fire with Altamonte Springs home invasion suspect

Officers going after a home invasion suspect say he fired at them. → Read More

Manatee advocate to start feeding program

So far this year, 734 manatees have died. → Read More

Homicide suspect injured after shootout with Titusville police

Police said the suspect shot and killed a motel employee. → Read More

IAAPA back at Orange County Convention Center

"We are the intersection where the business of fun happens," spokesperson Caitlin Dineen said. → Read More

Siblings electrocuted by downed power lines in Orange County

Heartbreaking. A 1-year-old child was in the vehicle when the tragedy occurred. → Read More

Flooding in Seminole County going down after Nicole

"The rainfall was not as significant even though it was widespread," Christine Mundy, with St. Johns River Water Management, said. "But it was nowhere near the 20 inches we saw in many places in Ian." → Read More

Volusia County home suffers damage from Nicole

Nicole attacked areas already needing post-Ian repairs. → Read More

Seminole County officials warn of flooding risks as Nicole heads for Florida

Harris urged people to prepare their hurricane kit and said that this was no time for "hurricane fatigue" despite people being weary from Hurricane Ian recovery. → Read More

Potential tropical system may flood Florida

"That would bring additional water to an area where the ground is already saturated and doesn't need additional water,” Seminole County Emergency Manager Alan Harris said. → Read More

Seminole County warns residents about FEMA fraud

Seminole County posted on its social media the FEMA fraud warning to always ask for I.D. and pointing out FEMA requires no fees or payments. → Read More

Tourism workers in Central Florida seek pay raises

A union released results from a recent survey showing how people are falling behind, and workers shared the tough choices they have to make. → Read More

Florida manatee population continues to decline

State fish and wildlife ask boaters to obey speed zones and look for those distinctive swirls in the water showing a manatee has submerged. → Read More

Orange County man shot burglar accused of stealing his chickens

The report says investigators found a "male in the front yard area near the chicken coops with gunshot wounds." → Read More

Florida Senate Democrats tour bus makes Seminole County stop

A new TV ad saying Goff-Marcil has extremists jumping for joy coincides with the bus tour to key state Senate races. → Read More

Lake County crash kills 5-year-old boy, injures mother

The trooper said Wadhwa's breath smelled of alcohol, that his "eyes (were) red and glassy” and that he was “wobbling side to side." → Read More

Lake County crash leaves 5-year-old boy dead

"This is absolutely devastating, I cannot imagine what this family is going through. Our thoughts and prayers are with them," Lt. Tara Crescenzi said. → Read More

Orange County homeowners frustrated by relentless flooding

"This problem has been a problem for so many years. We've asked for help and we've been given solutions that are not necessarily viable solutions." → Read More

How candidates in Florida Senate 10 race are preparing

Democrat Joy Goff-Marcil was joined by some supporters for early voting at the Winter Park Library Friday. → Read More