| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Orlando cops say Lawrence Labonte, 51, committed a foul act: He is accused of deliberately allowing his dog to attack one of the iconic swans at Lake Eola Park, valued at $500, which later had to be euthanized, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
| Jul 17, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Young swan cygnets travel with their mother on Lake Eola in downtown Orlando Thursday, May 17, 2012.
Lake Eola Park's manager says 25 baby swans have been born this spring. They include the first group of whooper swans to ever hatch at the park.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Percy Riva found his camera near the Orlando Public Library. Kelsey Godfrey spotted hers while shopping along Park Avenue in Winter Park. Others were in places such as the downtown Lynx bus station and Downtown Credo coffee shop in College Park.
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:41 PM
If you're looking to grab a piece of the historic Lake Eola Fountain, you might need to act soon.
Orlando officials say the seafoam-green souvenirs made from the replaced fountain shell and shaped like a fountain or swan have been selling steadily. The...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:56 AM
In the 20 days since Trayvon Martin was killed, his parents said, their trust in the Sanford Police Department has disappeared.
Tracy Martin, father of the slain teen, told reporters today he felt "betrayed" by law enforcement investigating his son's...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Palm tree? Check. Skyline? Check. Amazing sunset? Check. Sometimes the best way to make a nice portrait is to simply find a dynamic backdrop or location, square up your subject, and fire away. Location, location, location.
When I was planning my...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Just before Christmas I received an e-mail from a local bank vice president with the subject line, "Farewell."
The latest casualty of a rotten economy making an attempt at gracefully announcing his "pursuit of another endeavor," I thought.
| Mar 3, 2013
| 6:23 PM
It takes a special breed to be considered worthy of the U.S. Naval Academy.
Commitment, sacrifice and perseverance are key attributes. It also helps if you are a darn good football player.
Nate Ozdemir is certainly the type.
"I've been playing G.I....
| May 5, 2011
Colleague Joe Burbank has a great video he has titled “BreadCam: Lake Eola birds go WILD!” If you've ever tried to feed birds in any park, you'll appreciate Joe's ingenuity. Check it out....
| Jun 13, 2011
In Friday's newspaper, the attorney who represented Food Not Bombs in its fight with the city said she was ready to look for common ground with the city. Later that night, the group bid her adieu. So much for common ground. Food Not Bombs was careful...
| Jun 14, 2011
The Orlando metro area plunged 10 spots from last year on a list just released by sports medicine and science experts ranking overall health and fitness among the nation's top 50 metropolitan areas. At No. 29, Orlando-Kissimmee was the highest-ranked...