| Sep 17, 2014
am not at all surprised that George Zimmerman is in the news once again. Ever since he was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman has been on a downward spiral.
Until Zimmerman gets his hostile and bullying behavior in check, we...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Preparing for storms?
I have read Beth Kassab's column, "Remembering Charley, the storm that changed us," in Tuesday's Sentinel, and also the editorial on Wednesday "Remember Charley: Be ready for storm season."
In 2004, my husband and I thought we...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:48 AM
The grand jury might have gotten it right legally, but everything else has gone wrong in Ferguson.
And there are two components to sort out today, in the smoldering wake and simmering stew of raw emotions and pent-up frustrations from the Aug. 9 fatal...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:27 PM
Those hoping the federal government will criminally prosecute Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of an unarmed black man are likely to be disappointed, but chances are strong that the Justice Department will impose significant...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
In September, I received an email that should have left me feeling vindicated.
It was in response to the nonfatal shooting of Levar Jones, an unarmed African-American man, by Sean Groubert, a white South Carolina state trooper. Groubert would later claim...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:04 PM
In a letter addressed to the family of the man shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., Trayvon Martin's mother extended a sympathetic arm and welcomed them to the "exclusive yet growing group of parents and relatives who have lost loved ones...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:22 PM
JACKSONVILLE Fla. - Jury selection began on Monday in the retrial of a middle-aged white man charged with killing an unarmed black teenager during a dispute over loud rap music.
With protesters gathered outside the courthouse, screening started for the...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Why is Barack Obama so hated?
The question cropped up several times Tuesday on "CBS This Morning."
CBS News political director John Dickerson looked at what will follow next week's midterms if the Republicans win the Senate.
"The question is after this...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Election hangover edition of five things for you today in Central Florida.
1. Governor Rick Scott won a second term as governor defeating Democratic candidate Charlie Crist. Scott said at his speech last night, "It's time to put all the division...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:55 PM
An Orlando federal grand jury was in session Wednesday but there was no indication during its morning session that it heard evidence in the George Zimmerman civil rights case.
A Department of Justice civil rights attorney from Washington, D.C., Mark...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:40 PM
SANFORD – Jury selection is underway this afternoon for Anita Smithey, an Oviedo woman accused of murdering her estranged husband, a man she says she shot while he was raping her.
Smithey, 46, is charged with second-degree murder. She's accused of...