| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The race for Florida Senate District 12 pits two longtime Democratic rivals against each other: incumbent Geraldine Thompson and former state Sen. Gary Siplin.
Two Republicans, Fritz Jackson Seide and Edward DeAguilera, are competing in the Republican...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:13 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott signed a record $77 billion, election-year budget Monday that boosts spending on schools and the environment while sparing hundreds of millions in local projects from the threat of vetoes.
The spending plan for the...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem.
Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Entrepreneurs began pitching their companies to investors and judges in earnest Tuesday morning at Orlando International Airport in pursuit of $150,000 in awards for one of Central Florida’s biggest venture capital competitions.
The event is...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Downtown Orlando’s newest coworking space, Canvs, is set to open in early August with Rollins College and University of Central Florida as formal partners.
The partnership, announced today, includes a formal internship program where local students...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:44 AM
After more than a dozen suspicious fires burned through the downtown Orlando area and historic Sanford area in the past two months, authorities are trying to determine whether a serial arsonist is at work in the Central Florida region.
It will likely be...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:24 PM
A Central Florida entrepreneur who helped develop technology to detect hydrogen gas leaks won the $100,000, first-place award Tuesday evening for the CAT5 innovation competition.
Nahid Mohajeri, 47, founded Hysense Technologies based on research at...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:32 AM
John Hitt, president of the University of Central Florida, looks back at the school's past year and the coming semester in an interview on "Orlando Matters." John Brown hosts the program 7 a.m. Saturday on WRBW-Channel 65. Hitt discusses how the...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The World Cup will continue to generate the most discussion this week, but programmers hope to spark interest in new prime-time series.
FX's dramatic "Tyrant" focuses on a California pediatrician who just happens to be the son of a Mideast dictator. The...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Two teams from Seminole County Public Schools have placed first in the nation for their projects in the SECME engineering competition.
The teams, from Milwee Middle School and Hagerty High School, first had to compete in a regional event held in...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:20 AM
UCF ranks tops in the state in one area of financial efficiency -- the university spends the least on instructional costs.
Florida's largest public university spent, on average, $21,060 on instructional costs per bachelor's degree in recent years,...