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  • Knowing Wekiva bears' secrets might ease conflicts with residents

    Knowing Wekiva bears' secrets might ease conflicts with residents
    The mama bear stumbled like a drunk through the forest, smack into a pine tree. Down she went, dusting up a clump of dry leaves. The woozy bear, still shaking off the effects of a tranquilizer, tried to raise herself again and again to search for her...
  • Osceola high-tech manufacturing center breaks ground

    Osceola high-tech manufacturing center breaks ground
    Osceola County and the University of Central Florida broke ground Thursday on a new high-tech manufacturing facility near Kissimmee. Originally aimed at producing smart sensors, the facility may also include a broader focus on photonics. The Florida...
  • Businessman Nik Patel arrested on $150M federal fraud charges

    Businessman Nik Patel arrested on $150M federal fraud charges
    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...
  • UCF student beaten unconscious after stepping on man's hand

    UCF student beaten unconscious after stepping on man's hand
    A University of Central Florida student was hospitalized last week after he was beaten by two men — an attack triggered when the victim accidentally stepped on someone's hand, police said. Campus police found Dylan Lawson spitting up blood and...
  • UCF biomedical student arrested, accused of Ecstasy trafficking

    UCF biomedical student arrested, accused of Ecstasy trafficking
    Max Waters was a biomedical student at the University of Central Florida, until his chemistry work outside the classroom — making and selling party drugs — led to his arrest last week on a trafficking charge, an arrest affidavit says....
  • Bear's eye view: Study puts cameras, GPS collars on Wekiva bears

    Wildlife biologists are putting tracking collars and cameras on bears near Central Florida neighborhoods. The devices, which rely on GPS technology, beam the animal's location to a computer every half-hour and may help the study team understand where...
  • Another UCF student robbed at same apartment complex near campus

    Another UCF student robbed at same apartment complex near campus
    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...
  • More sea turtles come to Florida, but reasons are mysterious

    More sea turtles come to Florida, but reasons are mysterious
    This year's early count of sea turtles nesting on Florida beaches is encouraging, though there are many unknowns in the numbers. Welcome to the mysterious world of sea turtles, which spend much of their life far from Florida's beaches encountering...
  • John Goodman retrial: Prosecutors, defense spar from the start

    John Goodman's highly-anticipated DUI manslaughter retrial started Saturday in a near empty Palm Beach County courtroom, with attention shifting quickly from the unusual selection of jurors in Tampa to a sharper focus on what the panel will see and hear...
  • Education key in House District 49 contest

    Education key in House District 49 contest
    Voters in Florida House District 49 will be deciding between two education-oriented candidates. State Democratic Rep. Joe Saunders has a record of supporting public schools and higher education;Republican Rene Plasencia is a Colonial High School teacher...
  • UCF students protest higher tuition for 'excess' classes

    UCF students protest higher tuition for 'excess' classes
    Kevin Diatezua wasn't sure what he wanted to study when he transferred to the University of Central Florida. "I wanted to take a little taste of everything before I made a definite decision," said Diatezua, 24. "I was under the impression that college...