| May 27, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Police are still investigating a murder-suicide in a parking garage at Florida Hospital in Orlando that left a doctor and gunman dead on Thursday afternoon.
The doctor was identified as 41-year-old Dmitriy Nikitin, who Florida Hospital described as a...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Workforce One and Workforce Alliance, workforce boards in Broward and Palm Beach counties, could lose local control, if proposed state legislation continues to gain steam. Florida's latest legislative session kicked off on Tuesday.
Gov. Rick Scott and...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Lo que nunca en su vida imaginó Ivette Bova es que al despertar en una mañana de abril del año pasado, con tan sólo 31 años, iba a sufrir un ataque al corazón.
Tras ser transportada de emergencia, ya en la cama del hospital, mientras toda su vida le...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Collectively, they control tens of thousands of jobs, billions of dollars in tax money, a sports franchise — and one very famous mouse.
They are the region's power players. And today we unveil the Top 10 in our rundown of "The 25 Most Powerful...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 8:34 PM
TAVARES — At the peak of his law-enforcement career, George Knupp Jr. was arguably the most popular political figure in Lake County.
The former four-term sheriff was credited with beefing up the department, adding programs and upgrading equipment....
| Mar 1, 2011
| 8:17 PM
APOPKA — An employee fatally shot his boss outside the company's office Tuesday, police said, in a bloody attack the suspected shooter told detectives was an act of self-defense.
Nasser Alkattan, 39, died at Florida Hospital Apopka after being...
| Nov 25, 2010
| 2:35 PM
While a female boxer is recovering from injuries suffered Tuesday when she was shot and stabbed, someone burglarized her Apopka-area home. Orange County deputy sheriffs said.
Christy Martin, 42, the world's best-known female boxer, was seriously...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 2:32 PM
In today's letter's I respond to readers' questions and I had several people write to me because they wanted to know how to help Bithlo after a column I wrote that highlighted the east Orange County community's problems with poverty and concern about...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:52 PM
University of Central Florida trustees decided on Thursday to spend $15.1 million on 25 acres -- just more than $600,000 an acre -- in Lake Nona's Medical City. By one longtime land developer and investor's estimate, that's 25-33 percent more than it...
| Jun 24, 2011
Back in March, county commissioners started making noises about asking for a piece of the taxes collected by two hospital districts that cover Lake.
Last week, they did it.
Commissioners asked for $145,165 total from the two, and the letters warned that...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:55 AM
One in 10 Floridians has diabetes, a "disturbing" trend revealed in the nation's fat report last week. Though Florida ranks as the 29th-most-obese state in the country, the Sunshine State is No. 10 for diabetes. It's a distinction that comes with a...