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  • Five things for Friday, April 3, 2015

    Five things for Friday, April 3, 2015
    Here are your stories for Friday in Central Florida: a serial robber is targeting hotels; a 92-year-old man was involved in crash that killed three utility workers; two people were shot near the UCF campus; and a look at NFL quarterbacks for the Florida...
  • Work to start on downtown Orlando's Creative Village

    Work to start on downtown Orlando's Creative Village
    Even with new uncertainties about state funding for a downtown UCF campus, work is set to start as soon as this month on Orlando's long-envisioned Creative Village project. Almost a decade after the concept emerged for a mixture of higher-ed classrooms,...
  • Two shot near UCF campus, deputies say

    Two shot near UCF campus, deputies say
    Two people were in stable condition after a drive-by shooting on Socrates Drive Thursday, just west of the University of Central Florida campus. The two men, 21 and 22 years old, are not UCF students, Orange County Sheriff's deputies said. They were...
  • Champ: Chris Hixon; Chump: Greg Steube

    Champ: Chris Hixon; Chump: Greg Steube
    Chris Hixon: He's a reason to take pride in higher education in Florida. A senior at the University of Central Florida, he helped organize this year's Knight-Thon, an annual dance marathon at UCF to raise money for children's hospitals. The event, held...
  • Final bid submitted for Osceola tech center defense contract

    The University of Central Florida and its partners have submitted their final proposal in their effort to win a $110 million Department of Defense contract for the new Osceola tech center. The Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center is one of...
  • Finally, leaders eye changes for deadly roads near UCF

    Finally, leaders eye changes for deadly roads near UCF
    A sigh of relief is in order. Finally, administrators at the University of Central Florida, Orange County and other agencies with the power to make a difference appear poised to do something about the deadly roads that surround UCF's campus. Exactly...
  • Guns on campus: Costly, dangerous and hypocritical

    Guns on campus: Costly, dangerous and hypocritical
    Jim Theriac believes strongly in higher education. And in gun ownership. So he has invested heavily in both. We're talking major donations to Florida universities — including giving his own home to the University of Central Florida and a $100,...
  • New grants to help UCF, Canvs launch $5M seed fund

    New grants to help UCF, Canvs launch $5M seed fund
    The University of Central Florida landed two new grants totaling $750,000 on Monday to launch a new support network for entrepreneurs, focused on the early or ‘seed’ stage, in partnership with the private Starter Studio accelerator program....
  • UCF police release video of indecent-exposure suspect's car

    UCF police release video of indecent-exposure suspect's car
    Police at the University of Central Florida have released a video of the vehicle they believe was driven by a man who exposed himself on campus Saturday afternoon. The unidentified suspect is accused of performing a sex act by himself behind an...
  • Former Baltimore Co. elementary principal charged with stealing from school system

    The former principal of Baltimore County's Edmondson Heights Elementary School has been charged with stealing about $15,000 from the school system, according to court records and school officials. David Proudfoot, 37, was charged Friday in Baltimore...
  • Osceola County approves $67.5M in bonds for UCF 'smart sensors' research center

     Osceola County approves $67.5M in bonds for UCF 'smart sensors' research center
    The Osceola County Commission took a big step toward creating a 100,000-square foot research center that would develop smart sensors for cars and appliances, voting Monday to approve up to $67.5 million in bonds to fund the project. The board unanimously...