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Intersection: Taking Care Of Cops, UCF's Bug Closet, and Sister Honey's Bakery

Erin Barbeau pulls out a display at UCF's "Bug Closet."/Photo: Catherine Welch
Erin Barbeau pulls out a display at UCF's "Bug Closet."/Photo: Catherine Welch

New body camera footage shows the chaos and devastation first responders faced when responding to the Pulse nightclub shooting. As law enforcement ran head-first into a dangerous situation, they found themselves in a war zone.

After witnessing such an event, how do police cope with the stress, horror and chaos? A conversation with the Orlando Police Captain Tim Crews overseeing the mental well-being of the Orlando police force.

Plus a visit to the “Bug Closet,” a collection of more than a half-a-million creepy crawlers at UCF.

And how one local baker turned her mother’s recipes into a thriving business - one slice of coconut cake at a time.

Brendan Byrne is WMFE's Assistant News Director, managing the day-to-day operations of the WMFE newsroom, editing daily news stories, and managing WMFE's internship program.

Byrne also hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration.