| Nov 9, 2014
| 7:03 PM
As more Americans become gripped with fear and uncertainty over the threat of the Ebola virus, our government has stumbled at nearly every level, with a tepid "don't panic" response that has failed to alleviate the concerns of the general public or to...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:30 PM
GAINESVILLE — Few programs in college basketball have won as consistently as coach Billy Donovan's Florida Gators.
Last season was one of the Gators' best seasons yet. UF reeled off a school-record 30 straight wins to reach the Final Four —...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Think of the last time you bought a birthday card for an adult. Was it difficult to find one that did not contain jokes about sagging bodies and birthday candles so numerous that they require calling the fire department? But being an elder is no joke. The...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The last time UF shooting guard Eli Carter took the court at the O'Connell Center he barely could run, much less play basketball at a high level.
Frustrated, out of shape and at least two steps slow as he recovered from a broken leg, Carter ended his...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:47 PM
The son of Billy the Kid is looking to follow his famous father into the coaching profession.
Following the Gators 79-70 exhibition win over Barry University Thursday night, coach Billy Donovan said his oldest son, Billy Jr., has decided to pursue a...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Jazz's daughter is 4 now. Ja'Miya Howard is full of life. She is all personality.
"She loves to sing. She loves to dance," said Daneisha Freeman, Ja'Miya's mom and Jasper Howard's fiancée. "She does gymnastics. She started preschool and she loves it....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Coach Billy Donovan's Florida Gators are replacing four seniors from a Final Four team, but national media does not expect his program to take a step back.
The Gators will open this season ranked No. 7 in the Associated Press Top 25 as determined by...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:58 PM
With almost 2 million ballots already cast a week before Election Day, Republicans are continuing to hold a large lead, but Democrats are surging in their key South Florida strongholds.
Republicans are ahead 45.1 percent to the Democrats' 37.9 percent,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:52 AM
It's plenty dramatic, you have to admit that. The Naked Stage's 24 Hour Theatre Project is returning to West Palm Beach. The event will start at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, when eight local playwrights will get together and randomly select headshots of four...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Retired Lauderhill Fire Chief Edward T. Curran died Tuesday from cancer. He was 53.
Curran served as chief for 14 years before taking an administrative position in city government last year. He joined the department in 1980.
"He was my fishing buddy,...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:12 PM
As much as we Americans tend to worship our professional sports stars -- even as they're being arrested for domestic violence or child abuse or using illicit substances -- the real heroes in our midst are not household names.
They're guys like Gerry...