| May 10, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Orlando Jones High defensive end Devin Washington has committed to the University of South Carolina, the 6-foot-3, 225-pound rising senior told the Sentinel exclusively this afternoon.
Washington, the No. 5-ranked player in the Sentinel's 2013 Central...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Police departments in Chicago and the suburbs have embraced the Taser, a device marketed as a tool to reduce shootings by officers.
The weapons' manufacturer contends that if officers can use electric shocks to prevent dangerous situations from...
| Jan 1, 2012
The traffic stop began peacefully three hours into New Year's Day 2010, with the woman driving the SUV telling the officer that she hadn't been drinking and her husband merrily exclaiming he was the source of the alcohol smell.
But the situation soured...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 3:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The next time you stay in a hotel, you might want to bring some extra hand-sanitizer.
A study on contamination levels in hotel rooms led by the University of Houston, presented on Sunday at the American Society of Microbiology,...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:35 PM
South Carolina dismisses Stephen Garcia...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The Orange County School Board is recognizing tonight its top one percent — nearly 100 students admitted to top colleges from amongst about 10,000 high school graduates this year. The district's traditional high schools provided the names of their...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A counselor who has been let go from Ocoee High School was responsible for transcript errors that led at least one graduate to initially be denied a Bright Futures scholarship. Justin Kraus, along with his parents Sally and Brian, spoke to the School...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 7:00 AM
It was exciting to hear that Ryan Ripken received a full scholarship to attend the University of South Carolina ("O's draft one more Ripken — Cal's son," June 7). How proud parents Cal Ripken Jr. and Kelly Ripken must be. But, wouldn't it have...
| Jun 11, 2012
Charles Evans believes the nation's unemployment rate is unacceptably high, and he has a plan to get Americans back to work.
In an election year, this sounds like political rhetoric. But Evans isn't running for office.
As president and chief executive...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Greg Street took an unusual path to being one of the lead developers on the most massive video game in history. The McDaniel College graduate returns to his alma mater on April 30 in a free event open to the public called "SmartTALK," where Street will...
| Aug 11, 2009
It's been a little over a year since Joseph Schnell, an elevator construction worker from Philadelphia, had LASIK eye surgery to correct his nearsighted vision. Rather than becoming clearer and sharper, though, Schnell's vision soon was plagued by near-...