| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:18 AM
A tornado-producing storm system that has killed at least 34 people this week continued to batter a swath of the southern United States on Wednesday with heavy rainfall, damaging winds, and the potential for more hail and twisters, meteorologists said....
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The state is moving forward with a high-tech plan to prevent wrong-way crashes on portions of Florida's Turnpike and the Sawgrass Expressway.
Solar-powered, flashing signs that warn wrong-way drivers and also alert authorities to their presence will...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Joel Rosado sprinted to the scene as soon as he heard the screeches and saw a black Toyota Solara plow into the Goldenrod Road KinderCare, where a 4-year-old girl lay dying and 14 others were injured.
"We could see the teachers were, like, panicking,"...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Cindy Williams' comments were carried to a national audience. But it was clear that, first and foremost, they were intended for one man: Robert Corchado, the suspected hit-and-run driver in a crash that killed 4-year-old Lily Quintus and injured 14 others...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Despite testimony that authorities consider Robert Corchado a "severe threat" to flee the country, a judge on Monday declined to raise the bond of the man accused in the KinderCare crash that killed a 4-year-old girl last week.
Orange County Senior...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:26 AM
If anyone knows how dangerous driving can be for teenagers, it's Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes.
That's why Montes, the agency's spokeswoman for the Central Florida region, has laid down the law for her 16-year-old son: Wear your seat belt. Don'...
| May 19, 2014
| 1:52 PM
SunRail was running on time this evening, despite an accident earlier in the day in which a train heading into the Maitland station struck a car stalled on the tracks at the intersection of Packwood and Maitland avenues.
This is the first day the...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Barbara Calabrese has seen plenty of bad driving around railroad crossings. Much of it she describes as "just stupid."
"My feeling is people are comfortable stopping on the tracks," said Calabrese, a Maitland resident. "And they shouldn't be. Never."...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:42 PM
SunRail ran largely on time and with plenty of seats available Monday, despite one train demolishing a luxury car that was stalled on the tracks in Maitland.
No one was seriously hurt in the second accident in as many weeks for SunRail, although the 28-...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 1:37 PM
They're not old enough to legally buy $1 vodka shots, but young adults walk out of bars near the University of Central Florida every night and get behind the wheel.
Officers who patrol the area say they're seeing an alarming spike in the number of...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Like many celebrities, the bald eagles of Deerfield Beach need protection from their fans.
Dozens of people have come through the park in the past week to take photos of the eagle parents and their eaglet, who peer down on their groupies from a nest...