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Bob Kealing
Works at WESH 2 News
Attended University of Kansas
Lives in Orlando, Fla.
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See FHP arrest of woman who admits trying to run down father of her children then leaving the kids in a hot car.
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Convicted felon, DEA impersonator, gets a lenient sentence but must still go to prison.
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Coming up on WESH 2 at five, man who claims he's TOO OBSESE for prison, has a new emergency request for the court. What he's asking-what he's getting.
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WESH 2 legal analyst Richard Hornsby explains why a case of Zimmerman vs. Zimmerman may be looming. Hear Shellie's interview with Katie Couric
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I had the pleasure of working across the street from this jewel of central Florida historic preservation. The Athens Theater in Deland circa 1922.
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Guy's house is raided by the FBI after neighbor uses his WIFI signal to download child porn. Guy still letting neighbor access his internet signal.
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Evidently someone used my iPad w/o my knowledge,sorry. RB
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Sad trend of children being exploited in to forced prostitution. Sometimes in unexpected places.
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Florida tow truck operator accused of cutting legal corners to scam unsuspecting drivers. See how...
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Reporter at WESH 2 News
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  • WESH 2 News
    Reporter, 1992 - present
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Orlando, Fla.
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I'm a reporter at WESH 2 News in Orlando, Fla.
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Bob Kealing is an enterprise reporter for WESH-TV specializing in criminal justice issues. Follow him on Twitter @bobkealing

He is a three-time Emmy award-winning reporter and eight-time nomineee. Bob's work has been featured on "Dateline NBC," MSNBC, CNBC, Court TV, CNN, C-Span and "The Montel Williams Show."

Since joining WESH in 1992, Kealing has covered major stories nationally and internationally. As primary reporter, he spearheaded WESH-TVs Edward R. Murrow award-winning coverage of the Casey Anthony trial. He was primary reporter for the George Zimmerman trial in 2013. From 2004-2012, Kealing covered NASA and hurricans Charley, Ivan, Dennis, Rita and others as a part-time international correspondent for NBC Newschannel. Kealing has witnessed four executions.
 
Kealing is the author of three non fiction books: "Kerouac in Florida: Where the Road Ends," the investigative chronicle, "Tupperware, Unsealed" and "Calling Me Home: Gram Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock." He is co-founder of the non profit, "Jack Kerouac Writer-in-Residence Project of Orlando." During his Emmy award-winning research, Kealing discovered the historic significance of a 1920s era home in Orlando where Jack Kerouac was living a the time his landmark novel "On the Road" was published. That home is now in the National Register of Historic Places. Kealing is currently researching his fourth non-fiction book on Elvis Presley's early days in Florida, 1955-61.
 
 

 

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Kealing and his wife live north of Orlando with their two great kids William and Kristen.
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  • University of Kansas
    Journalism
    William Allen White School of Journalism
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