Ashley Edlund, WFTV Eyewitness News

Ashley Edlund

WFTV Eyewitness News

Orlando, FL, United States

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Recent:
  • WFTV Eyewitness News
Past:
  • WOKV News
  • NEWS102.3 KRMG
  • Boston 25 News
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Recent articles by Ashley:

Ocala church considers phased reopening, new sanitation measures

A church is Ocala is considering a phased reopening in just a few weeks. → Read More

Volunteers make thousands of masks for Orange County COVID-19 hot spot

Week after week, the Semoran corridor in the 32822 ZIP code in Orange County has been a hot spot for confirmed COVID-19 cases. Now, dozens of volunteers are working to make masks and flatten the curve. → Read More

Coronavirus: Hundreds of crew members stuck on cruise ship for 40 days

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. - As a cast member on the Sky Princess cruise ship, Dan Domenech’s work days are usually filled with fun and entertainment. “We got on board back in (March or February), and we did a couple of cruises in the Caribbean,” he said. He was expecting to keep going and to keep performing, until COVID-19 changed everything. “They got all the passengers off. The crew was here on… → Read More

Coronavirus: Hundreds of crew members stuck on cruise ship for 40 days

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Churches across Central Florida hold drive-in service for Easter

Many churches across Central Florida are taking extra precautions to make sure their parishioners don’t worsen the spread of the coronavirus. → Read More

Brevard County to host first-responder ‘drive-thru’ parades

Brevard County will be hosting four first-responder “drive-thru” parades throughout the week to give residents something to do, while adhering to social distancing. Sheriff Wayne Ivey says people will be able to drive up, stay in their cars, and see different tools first responders use, such as K-9 units and firetrucks. “We’re trying to be innovative and give them something to do, something that… → Read More

Some Orange County school employees returning to work Monday

Robin Bolden is a paraprofessional with Orange County Public Schools. “It’s a calling for me,” she said. “We work with children with severe behavior (issues). That’s physical aggression, self-injurious behavior like biting themselves, hitting themselves.” But this weekend, she may have to make a tough decision. School is out for teachers and students until mid-April due to the coronavirus, but… → Read More

Public shares thoughts on planned Pulse memorial’s final design

The public on Wednesday evening shared their thoughts on a plan for a permanent Pulse memorial, museum and education center. The onePULSE Foundation wants input and questions from the public, even though the final design has already been made. The memorial will have 49 trees to honor each of the 49 lives lost during the massacre back in June 2016 and will also have a reflecting pool. The nearby… → Read More

Florida woman fears she has coronavirus, claims Health Department won’

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Florida woman fears she has coronavirus, claims Health Department won’

SANFORD, Fla. - Amid global concerns about the coronavirus, a Florida woman in Sanford said she’s worried she’s one of more than 85,000 people who have gotten sick. Tracy Weiss told WFTV through FaceTime from a hospital that a doctor told her she showed symptoms related to the virus. Weiss said she’s frustrated because she has all the symptoms of the coronavirus but hasn’t been tested for it.… → Read More

Man killed after equipment falls off truck, Orange County deputies say

Deputies responded to the 300 block of Sunport lane just after 7 p.m. for an industrial accident. The workers were moving a piece of equipment when it fell, deputies said. → Read More

Hundreds gather at City Hall for Orlando Women’s March

ORLANDO, Fla. — The National Organization of Women Orange County Chapter hosted the Orlando Women’s March on Sunday. Hundreds of people met on the steps of City Hall to let their voices be heard. The march highlighted a variety of issues in Central Florida and around the country. People marched together for women’s rights and equal rights for all ahead of the 2020 presidential election. “We will… → Read More

Port Orange father of 5 ends up in coma, on dialysis after getting flu

Doctors had to put Johnny in a medically induced coma. Then, they had to put him on dialysis when his kidneys started to fail. → Read More

UCF provost placed on paid administrative leave

ORLANDO, Fla. — The University of Central Florida announced Friday that its provost, Dr. Elizabeth Dooley, has been placed on paid administrative leave. The university said it is looking into “concerns” that have been raised about Dooley. Interim President Thad Seymour Jr. released a statement: “Earlier today, I placed provost Elizabeth Dooley on paid administrative leave. She agreed this… → Read More

WATCH: Man allegedly fires AR-style rifle into the air in downtown Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — A 26-year-old Windermere man fired an AR-style rifle in downtown Orlando early Thursday, the Orlando Police Department said. Police said Ryan Sarjoo shot the gun shortly before 3 a.m. near South Orange Avenue and East Pine Street. A witness said he saw Sarjoo arguing with another man when he grabbed the rifle and fired a shot into the air before placing the rifle in a BMW and… → Read More

Cremated remains found in former state guardian’s office identified, FDLE says

Human remains found in a former state guardian’s office have been identified, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. → Read More

Police conducting death investigation at Winter Park mansion

WINTER PARK, Fla. — The Winter Park Police Department is investigating after a death was reported at a mansion on Sunday. Police said they were called to the home along Genius Drive near Henkel Court for a medical emergency. They said a man inside the home was taken to the hospital, where he later died. © 2020 © 2020 Cox Media Group → Read More

DeLand PD: Woman could have been 'dead for days,' body discovered inside home

Officials with the DeLand Police Department are investigating after a woman was found dead inside a home Thursday evening. → Read More

Congressional offices evicted from Florida VA center

Veterans Affairs officials said lawmakers with offices inside their facilities will have to pack up and leave. → Read More

Congressional offices evicted from Florida VA center

Veterans Affairs officials said lawmakers with offices inside their facilities will have to pac... → Read More