Young & Arrested
About this project
Orange County leads the state in juvenile arrests according to data from the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.
The majority of those arrests are felonies charged to black boys. In this five-part series, 90.7 WMFE reporter Renata Sago documents Orange County’s complex system for handling kids who commit crimes. The stories are told through the lens of three black men who were charged with felonies as children.
Seeing Apollo Through The Eyes Of AstronautsFive former NASA astronauts who flew on space missions reflect on some of the awe-inspiring photos from Apollo 11, the first lunar landing flight.
Spotlight: Photographer Jim Hobart On His “Apollo: Then And Now” Project With WMFEThis week marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that sent the first humans to the moon. As part of his week-long series on the topic for WMFE, 90.7’s space reporter Brendan Byrne teamed up with photographer Jim Hobart for a project called “Apollo: Then and Now.”
Florida-Born Singer-Songwriter Michael McArthur Talks First Full-Length AlbumFlorida-born singer-songwriter and musician Michael McArthur joins Intersection to discuss his first full-length album, Ever Green, Ever Rain
The Myth and Reality of Florida ManFlorida Man is popular meme that’s grown out of news headlines about Floridians in bizarre situations. Matthew Peddie sat down with three guests to talk about the myth and the reality behind Florida Man.
With “Fringe Feels”, Nick Georgoudiou Invites Orlando to Craft Typewritten Thank You NotesThe 28th Orlando fringe festival is the longest running fringe theatre festival in the United States. Nick Georgoudiou, Host of To a Certain Degree on WPRK-FM 91.5, tells Intersection he’s sponsoring a table at the festival where people can type out a note “showing gratitude to the people who work there.”
Preserving Apollo’s Historic Landing Sites On The MoonScientists believe the footprints of the twelve Apollo moon-walkers remain untouched by wind or erosion on the lunar surface. But as more countries -- and companies -- set their sites on the moon, advocates are worried that there are no international laws protecting the historic sites from tampering or damage.
City of Orlando Commissioners Want To Lower Bicycle Related Injuries And DeathsCity of Orlando Commissioners want to reduce the amount of bike-related injuries for elementary school aged children. Commissioners Tony Ortiz and Jim Gray are partnering with the Helmets Save Lives organization to provide new bike helmets, backpacks and bike safety information to about 400 kids.
Women Firefighters Still Wear Gear Meant for Men, An Orange County Fire Rescue Study Could Change ThatThe latest statistics from the National Fire Protection Association show that the industry is still predominantly made up of white men between the ages of 30 and 49.
Apollo, Then & Now: Photo Series Captures Space Coast Change Fifty Years After Moon MissionsIn the 1960’s, NASA’s Apollo program spurred growth and development on Florida’s Space Coast. Fifty years later, the lasting impact of the program can still be seen. 90.7 News worked with photographer Jim Hobart to capture what has changed — and what hasn’t — in the five decades since the Apollo program.
Two-Day Active Shooter Training For Staff, Law Enforcement Begins at Orange County Public SchoolsAn Orange County Sheriff’s deputy pretended to be an active shooter at a simulation at Windermere High School.
- Reporting – Renata Sago, WMFE
- Photography – Joey Roulette and Renata Sago, WMFE
- Radio editing and production – Catherine Welch, WMFE and Renata Sago, WMFE
- Digital editing and production – Renata Sago, WMFE
- Web engineering and design – Ryan Ellison, WMFE
- Social media – Jenny Babcock, WMFE
- Technical support – Mac Dula, WMFE