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Bob Kealing
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Home surveillance appears to contradict man's story that maked home invaders shot and killed his girlfriend. Check out why.
WESH 2 News has obtained home surveillance from a neighbor of John Michael DeJesus. Deputies say it shows DeJesus getting rid of the gun he used to kill his girlfriend.
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Is this man or his companies trying to collect debt from you?
The owner of a company that brokered debts from financial institutions is charged with running an operation that bought low-quality debt and sold it as premium debt.
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Convicted felon, DEA impersonator, gets a lenient sentence but must still go to prison.
A federal judge sent a convicted felon who impersonated a DEA agent to prison Monday.
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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
Prosecutors could call Shellie Zimmerman as a state witness to establish a pattern of criminal conduct in George Zimmerman's latest case.
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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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See FHP arrest of woman who admits trying to run down father of her children then leaving the kids in a hot car.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers have arrested a Central Florida woman after she allegedly tried to run over the father of her kids.
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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.
An Apopka man has pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography he admits downloading off his neighbor's Wi-Fi.
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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.
Federal agents arrested a man they say drugged a 14-year-old girl and sold her for sex inside an Orlando home.
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Florida tow truck operator accused of cutting legal corners to scam unsuspecting drivers. See how...
An Orange County tow truck driver is facing felony charges for trying to scam money out of innocent people whose cars he towed.
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State of Florida winds up its case against accused office shooter Jason Rodriguez.
On Tuesday morning, jurors saw grim autopsy photos of the man killed during the Gateway Center shooting in downtown Orlando in 2009.
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  • WESH 2 News
    Reporter, 1992 - present
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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
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    William Allen White School of Journalism
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