| Nov 2, 2010
| 2:56 PM
As I'm clicking through the survey, I want to answer yes.
But question after question about whether I would take a high-speed rail line between Orlando and Tampa, I find myself answering no.
In eight scenarios laid out by the survey from the Florida...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 5:31 PM
Amtrak backed off its demands Wednesday for an ironclad insurance deal with SunRail, clearing the tracks for the Central Florida commuter train to roll again toward a startup in 2013.
The national carrier dropped its opposition to the $1.2 billion...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:55 PM
Craig Sonner has never defended a client accused in a homicide, but he now represents George Zimmerman, the man at the center of one of the nation's most racially divisive shootings in years.
And Sonner predicts he'll have no problem clearing Zimmerman....
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:43 AM
If 2,000 state-owned trees fall in the Panhandle and no one is around in Tallahassee to hear them, do they make a sound?
That's because, contrary to popular thought, money does grow on trees.
A grand jury can't determine who ordered...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 1:27 PM
It may seem like getting kicked off a commuter train only happens in the movies, but a South Florida woman recently found out the hard way that it happens in real life.
Whether Josephine Savir, 63, of Hallandale and her son deserved to be removed by a...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Photo by Lee Hershfield
What if I were to tell you that the fatality rate for those of us who drive a car or truck is 14 out of every 100,000 drivers? That’s a distressing statistic but it’s far below what it once was.
Now, what if I were to...
| Oct 21, 2011
John Nigro of Fort Lauderdale-based Show Management is director of land, booth display exhibits and operations manager for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat show, a role he's held for the past decade.
The show runs from Oct. 27 to Oct 31 and...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:00 AM
MARATHON — Retired truck driver Norm "Runaway Grandpa" Dille arrived at the old Seven Mile Bridge for his daily ritual. He walked about half a mile roundtrip before plunking down in a green plastic chair to gaze at nature's beauty and at Henry...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Angelo and Mary Virgona left their Apopka home for Orlando armed with a map, a GPS and a cellphone.
More than 30 hours later, 91-year-old Virgona and his wife, who is 88, pulled into a gas station 150 miles away, disoriented, hungry and tired.
| Jan 16, 2012
?? One of the Crime & Safety blog's favorite actors avoided serious injury after the Florida Highway Patrol says his bicycle??was??struck by a truck in the Florida Keys. Gene Hackman, 81,??was taken to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami on??Friday, Jan. 13,...
| Feb 14, 2012
The Seminole County Sheriff's Office has been honored for the way it helps protect kids on their way to and from school. The Florida Department of Transportation says Seminole has the best school crossing guard program in the state and has named it...