| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:35 AM
A second University of Central Florida student was robbed at gunpoint at the Sterling University Central apartment complex nearly two weeks after the first robbery there, officials said.
Detectives believe the same man from the first robbery on Oct. 1...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Steven Sotloff's death was tragic, and all who knew and loved him are missing him terribly. Abraham Lincoln's famous letter to Lydia Bixby expressing his condolences on the loss of her five sons comes to mind:
"I feel how weak and fruitless must be...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The Orlando area has a large “education gap” for tech and science skills, according to data unveiled by Microsoft and the Brookings Institution Tuesday.
Microsoft sponsored the event through its YouthSpark program, which provides resources...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards.
Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers.
We're proud to announce...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Walt Disney World has scaled back one of its newest events, Epcot Food and Wine Late Nights Live.
The $79 three-hour party during the Food & Wine Festival that starts this week was originally scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays. Disney has cut it...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:14 PM
Did you get a raise last year? No? How about the year before that? Or the year before that?
Didn't think so.
Don't feel lonely. Few of us are seeing our incomes increase, even after five years of recovery from the Great Recession, according to...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Doing a Google search for video scholarship contests, David Ramirez stumbled upon Bridgestone's Teens Drive Smart program and decided to enter.
To his surprise, the freshman film major at the University of Central Florida won third place in the video...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Orlando businessman Nikesh A. Patel has been arrested by federal authorities on fraud charges.
Authorities say Patel fraudulently sold $150 million in loans to an unidentified Milwaukee company. The FBI alleges he sold the loans as being guaranteed by...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Sunday, the atheists went to church.
They sang to lyrics on a video screen showing the sun rising and fast-moving clouds over the mountains. They had news and announcements. They consumed cookies and coffee. They took 60 seconds for silent reflection,...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The University of Central Florida's startup business incubator rolled out its latest economic impact estimates last week. And the numbers were impressive for a network that was founded 15 years ago.
According to the study, here's the scorecard from 1999...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Nancy Roberts lived life with a cheerful disposition — and she didn't let a sudden diagnosis of pancreatic cancer change that.
"She was positive to the end," said her son, Jep Roberts of Chuluota. "She wouldn't wallow in the negative."