| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:45 AM
You don't have to be a movie buff to enjoy — and even learn from — the "Gone With the Wind: Reel to Real" exhibit currently at the Orange County Regional History Center.
The display puts visitors in two distinct mind-sets, one in the Civil...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:33 AM
The Grande Palisades resort, which has sat empty for years, was auctioned on the steps of the Orange County Courthouse Tuesday morning for $69 million.
The only bid was submitted by a group of investors who had already purchased the debt on the...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:54 AM
A vacant 890-unit resort in west Orange County, one of Central Florida's biggest remaining skeleton developments from the Great Recession, is set to be auctioned at 11 a.m. in Orlando on Tuesday.
Called the Grande Palisades, the condo resort has been...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Gay couples in Orange County will now find it easier to sign up for the county's domestic-partner registry.
Previously, the affidavits needed for county residents to join the registry could be turned in only at the comptroller's office in the County...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Downtown Orlando is in the midst of a hotel boomlet, with two properties under construction and at least three others in the works.
The latest project to surface, if ultimately built, would add a 205-room Hyatt Place to the corner of South Street and...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:33 AM
Just call it documentation rage.
Allen John Geozos, 52, and his fiancée were trying to get a marriage license at Orange County Courthouse, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
Geozos had a veteran's ID and a photocopy of his driver license, but that...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In a truly dark sky, meteors scorch the blackness every few minutes, satellites race by in all directions and the dazzling Milky Way appears as an electrified cloud.
None of those things is visible from Orlando because its urban lighting smudges the...
| Feb 11, 2013
TALLAHASSEE – We are hearing former GOP Chairman Jim Greer will enter a plea deal in court today. Greer's trial on theft and money laundering charges stemming from his time as Republican Party of Florida chairman was slated to begin this morning....
| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Evidence about a stain found in the trunk of Casey Anthony's car may be admissible during her upcoming first-degree murder trial, Orange-Osceola Chief Judge Belvin Perry ruled Thursday.
The order is one of several key rulings expected from Perry on...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 12:20 PM
What happens when a free speech activist is ignored by the authority he seeks to condemn?
That's what happened to Julian Heicklen on Monday — pretty much nothing. No arrest. No confrontation with law enforcement. No civil disobedience quashed by...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:34 AM
Assistant State Attorney Jeff Ashton landed on ABC's The View and NBC's Today Show this morning, sharing his disappointment about the not-guilty verdict reached in the first-degree murder charge against Casey Anthony.
Casey Anthony's ex-fiancé Jesse...