| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Newport News Public Schools has outsourced its substitute teachers to a private firm, Source4Teachers.
NNPS is the second school division on the Peninsula to partner with the firm.
Hampton outsourced its substitutes to the firm...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:51 AM
If you need an extra dollar, be careful how you ask for it in Sanford.
City leaders are moving forward with tough new restrictions aimed at cracking down on aggressive panhandlers, saying they pose a threat to public safety.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:21 PM
SunRail has transformed some once-sleepy train stations into hives of activity during the morning and evening rush hours.
Maitland isn't one of those.
According to July ridership numbers from SunRail, the Maitland station had 3,172 passengers, the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The doctor who autopsied Trayvon Martin, and later raised eyebrows with his uneven testimony during the trial of George Zimmerman, has released an ebook in which he argues prosecutors "hoped to lose the case."
Despite that claim, "Dead Men Can't Lie,"...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Sharyn Trapp has never heard or seen a coyote in her College Park neighborhood.
But she has seen the warning fliers: "Coyote Alert."
The notices, tacked to trees and published on the College Park Community Paper's Facebook page, warn that the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Facebook has already gotten one Seminole County judge in hot water. Now it's at the center of another dispute, this time with a different Sanford judge, one just fined $25,000 for unethical behavior.
Seminole County Judge Debra Krause last week urged...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Chaos is emerging in Central Florida congressional primaries, yet the affected candidates can do nothing but plod onward while worrying their Aug. 26 election may lead only to a very short term or be canceled, thrown out or challenged in court.
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Election supervisors, worried that the redistricting brouhaha will confuse voters, have this message: The Aug. 26 primary is still on, and early voting is set to begin in some Central Florida counties starting today.
Voters can start casting ballots...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:29 PM
A state circuit judge in Broward County today made history, ordering the state of Florida to recognize gay marriages performed in another state.
Circuit Judge Dale Cohen's ruling is the third in as many weeks by a Florida judge who has ruled that the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Two local law firms are trying to figure out who sent dozens of accusatory letters to bar associations across the country about one, using the other's return address.
Someone sent anonymous letters about Brownstone Law, a Winter Park-based appellate...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Osceola County and Central Florida's Deseret Ranches, one of the nation's biggest cattle operations, will lay formal groundwork as soon as this week for a metropolis of tomorrow so large it nearly defies imagination.
Including large chunks of nature and...