Megan Cruz, WFTV Eyewitness News

Megan Cruz

WFTV Eyewitness News

Albuquerque, NM, United States

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Past:
  • WSOCTV
  • NEWS102.3 KRMG
  • WPXI
  • WOKV News
  • Boston 25 News
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • The Palm Beach Post
  • KOAT.com
  • KCCI News

Recent articles by Megan:

Testing of possible COVID-19 vaccine heading to Orlando

Testing of a possible vaccine for COVID-19 will begin in the City Beautiful in just a few weeks. → Read More

Hair salons, barber shops, nail salons allowed to reopen Monday

Starting Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis says barbershops and hair and nail salons can open with “enhanced safety protocols.” → Read More

Antibody tests heading to Central Florida

Antibody tests are heading to Central Florida. → Read More

'I’m thrilled, I’m cautious’: Central Florida businesses prepare to reopen

Restaurants and other businesses in Osceola County are preparing to reopen on Monday as the county also lifts its curfew. → Read More

Antibody tests: What are they, and what are the risks?

An antibody test can tell if you’ve ever had the virus, because when you are sick, your immune system produces antibodies to fight off the infection. → Read More

How to navigate Florida’s COVID-19 data

There’s a lot of data out there about COVID-19 cases in Central Florida, and it can be overwhelming to sift through it to find the information that is most important to you. → Read More

Passover celebrations filled with improvising, irony during COVID-19 pandemic

With Passover beginning Wednesday at sunset, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is changing the way Jewish people in Central Florida and across the globe are celebrating. → Read More

Osceola County man waited weeks to get COVID-19 test results back

An Osceola County man waited for more than two weeks for the result of his COVID-19 test. → Read More

Recently retired law enforcement, health professionals allowed to work during pandemic

Are you a recently retired police officer or health care professional? If so, Gov. Ron DeSantis wants you to come back to work. → Read More

See: Portions of Central Florida empty on first full day of stay-at-home orders

Malls. Shopping centers. Tourist attractions. Downtown on a Friday night – virtually empty. → Read More

Wedding bliss in Central Florida on hold amid coronavirus pandemic

“Happily ever after” may have to wait due to the coronavirus pandemic, as weddings have been postponed due to the growing threat. Bride-to-be Emma Skillman fell in love with Bridle Oaks in DeLand as a possible venue when she toured it over a year ago. Her dream wedding to her fiance, Waylon Foskey, had some special touches. “It would have been the stormtroopers, followed by my father and I… → Read More

Vehicles banned from Volusia County beaches amid coronavirus concerns

Beaches in Volusia County are remaining open as crackdowns on crowds are continuing to help combat the spread of COVID-19. → Read More

Mission Control: See how AdventHealth is managing coronavirus pandemic

AdventHealth is using a unique tool to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic -- and only Eyewitness News got a behind-the-scenes look inside its “Mission Control.” The area is a place where three important groups can all meet in one room to coordinate care as efficiently as possible. “This is unlike any other health care system in the nation right now,” said Dr. Danjay Pattani, Mission Control… → Read More

Biden sweeps Florida Democratic presidential primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden handily defeated Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in Florida’s Democratic presidential primary Tuesday, securing another large haul of delegates needed to prevail. President Donald Trump, without significant opposition on the Republican side, also easily carried the Florida vote. With 219 delegates at stake, Florida was considered a key showdown between Biden and… → Read More

Nearly 100 OIA flights to be impacted by international travel ban

The travel ban restricting travel to the U.S. from 26 European countries is only hours away, and is expected to impact Orlando International Airport. → Read More

Election officials work to keep polling places sanitary amid coronavirus concerns

Local supervisors of elections say the coronavirus is posing some challenges for them, especially when it comes to cleaning supplies at all their polling site, as it’s been difficult to get their hands on disinfectant supplies. → Read More

2 Florida correctional officers forced inmates to eat cigarettes, report states

Two correctional officers in Florida forced inmates to eat cigarettes, which could have been deadly, according to investigators. → Read More

2 Florida correctional officers forced inmates to eat cigarettes, repo

ORLANDO, Fla. - Two correctional officers in Florida forced inmates to eat cigarettes, which could have been deadly, according to investigators. One of the inmates spoke up in September 2019, which triggered a months-long investigation. In a report, the inmate said an officer woke him and two others up one night and took them to where there weren’t any surveillance cameras and “forced him to eat… → Read More

2 Florida correctional officers forced inmates to eat cigarettes, report states

Two correctional officers in Florida forced inmates to eat cigarettes, which could have been deadly, according to investigators. → Read More

2 Orlando correctional officers forced inmates to eat cigarettes, report states

Two Orlando correctional officers forced inmates to eat cigarettes, which could have been deadly, according to investigators. One of the inmates spoke up in September 2019, which triggered a months-long investigation. In a report, the inmate said an officer woke him and two others up one night and took them to where there weren’t any surveillance cameras and “forced him to eat 10 cigarettes,”… → Read More