Daralene Jones, WFTV Eyewitness News

Daralene Jones

WFTV Eyewitness News

Orlando, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Daralene:

Orlando International Airport board to discuss pursing more cargo traffic amid coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic as Orlando International Airport planning to pivot how it does business. → Read More

No indication that mass testing in Florida’s prisons will be ordered

As of Monday, nearly 4,000 of Florida’s state prison inmates were in medical quarantine because of COVID-19. → Read More

After furloughing 90% of employees, SeaWorld interim CEO provides update

SeaWorld is a ghost town these days as ticket lines are empty and no one outside of a few employees have been inside the park in more than a month. → Read More

Florida Department of Health working on mobile testing for ZIP codes with high number of COVID-19 cases

The Florida Department of Health said it is working on mobile testing for ZIP codes experiencing a significant number of COVID-19 cases. → Read More

9 Investigates: Disney project workers laid off when park closed two weeks ago

Disney is closed until further notice and executives have had their salaries slashed to try to keep the business on track. → Read More

DeSantis asks day cares to stay open despite financial crunches

Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to plead with day cares to stay open to help parents who need to work during the coronavirus pandemic, even as hundreds in Central Florida close. Parents are pulling their children out of day care, leaving the facilities in financial distress and unable to pay workers. While DeSantis was in The Villages on Monday for his daily briefing on the state’s response to the… → Read More

Multiple cases by former Orlando Police Officer of the Year under review

ORLANDO, Fla. — Nearly a dozen of an Orlando police officer’s cases were the focus of a State Attorney’s office review after prosecutors had to drop charges against a suspected drug dealer. Officer Jonathan Mills, who was named Officer of the Year in 2018, confronted then arrested a suspected drug dealer in Parramore on charges of resisting arrest and tampering with evidence. No charges were… → Read More

Potentially tainted DNA may cause problem for murder trial in Orlando

Concerns about potentially tainted DNA may cause a problem for an upcoming murder trial in Orlando. → Read More

Orlando firefighter who used racial slur reinstated to former position

An Orlando firefighter who was demoted last year after he admitted to using a racial slur derogatory toward black people has been reinstated to his old position. → Read More

State prison K-9 unit under investigation over illegal arrests

Debra White was visiting a family member at Lowell Correctional Institution in Ocala when the Department of Corrections K-9 Unit conducted a search of her vehicle, which is routine. → Read More

Orlando woman claims veterinarian missed her dog's fatal tumor

An Orlando woman claims her vet missed a diagnosis that could've added time to her dog's life. → Read More

Pregnant woman claims Orlando police targeted wrong apartment looking for suspect

A pregnant woman has filed a complaint after claiming Orlando police targeted the wrong apartment searching for a domestic violence suspect. → Read More

Suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel fights to get job back

Suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel spent hours Wednesday fighting to get his job back. → Read More

Autopsy report shows Polk County inmate's death related to blood clot

New details are emerging around the death of an inmate inside a state prison. → Read More

Orange County employee violated cellphone driving policy 6 times, records show

An in-car camera caught an Orange County Fire Rescue inspector nearly causing a crash as she talked on her phone while she was driving a county vehicle. → Read More

OUC supervisor demoted after employee complaints prompt investigation

An outside investigation into the Orlando Utility Commission, which was prompted by complaints to an employee hotline, found evidence there is a perception of racial discrimination and favoritism at the Stanley power plant, according to documents released Tuesday. → Read More

Generation lost: Gun violence involving youth on the rise across Central Florida

Gun violence gets a lot of attention whenever a mass shooting occurs, but what about the shootings happening every day across Central Florida? → Read More

Brevard County student has suspension overturned following bullying investigation

A Brevard County student was suspended and nearly expelled when he threatened to shoot up the school. → Read More

‘We deserve better in death': Florida officials investigate vandalism at Edgewater cemetery

9 Investigates' questions about a cemetery have prompted a state investigation. → Read More


To say Cedrick Bishop was troubled would be an understatement. → Read More