| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:31 PM
If the would-be robber thought 79-year-old Marvin Lail was an easy victim, he was quickly proven wrong.
Lail told deputies he had just started pumping gas at the 7-Eleven on Lee Road around 7 a.m. Saturday when he was approached by a man with a scarf...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Gerald "G.W." Miner was a Renaissance man, his family said, who served his country as a Marine and his community as a police officer, earned a college degree while working full time and loved jazz and good jokes.
He could also fix a computer, make...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:03 PM
On Friday evening, Macrina Reyes addressed a crowd of 120 people in Santa Ana, referring to them as her daughter’s family.
They had gathered to honor Zoraida “Ale” Reyes, a 28-year-old transgender woman whose body was found in a...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Authorities arrested a 36-year-old man Tuesday who they linked to a missing Georgia girl.
Robert Louis Coggins, of Orlando, is being held at Orange County Jail. He is charged with interstate interference with custody and enticing a minor for indecent...
| May 10, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The amount of peanut butter must be perfectly equal to jelly when Krystal Thomas makes a sandwich.
"I have to make it the same way my mom did," said the 6-foot-5 center for the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. "I eat oatmeal every single morning because she used...
| 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...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:36 PM
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:26 AM
The top executive at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s largest shareholder suggested that former SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau should be blamed for her own death, claiming that the veteran animal trainer broke multiple safety rules before she was...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Three-and-a-half hours before the Orlando Solar Bears play Saturday night, a hockey game will break out at Amway Center.
The players' names won't be found in any statistics released by the ECHL, but they are professionals and take risks far greater than...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 3:54 PM
It's a familiar sight if you follow the news in Central Florida: Someone accused of a crime is led in handcuffs through a gantlet of reporters and cameras into a patrol vehicle waiting to drive the suspect to the county jail.
Defense lawyers say these...