| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Orlando is one of only three cities in Florida and 38 in the U.S. to receive a perfect score on the "Municipal Equality Index," a rating system that gauges cities' level of inclusion of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Jack Seiler thinks the Democratic Party's best hope to regain statewide office in 2018 is to run a moderate mayor who isn't too far to the left, can appeal to independent voters and has a record of success.
His criteria for a Democratic winner just so...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:50 AM
The NCAA men's basketball tournament will return to Orlando in 2017, the NCAA annouced Monday.
UCF and Stetson are listed as the co-hosts for the first- and second-round games that will be played at Amway Center. Dates for the games are listed as...
| Nov 19, 2014
Wednesday: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and other VIPs will cut the ribbon on the renovated Orlando Citrus Bowl at 10 a.m. in an event that's free and open to the public. Just show up at the northeast corner of the stadium...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 8:38 AM
The Orlando Police Department's former chief said in a recent deposition that he participated in "milk runs," in which on-duty officers would cruise city streets looking for attractive women.
Former Chief Paul Rooney made the statements during a...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
It was entirely appropriate, Lars Houmann noted, that he would be announcing a plan to fight homelessness on Veteran’s Day.
As Houmann, the CEO and president of Florida Hospital, gathered with city leaders outside the hospital’s emergency...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:06 PM
The Orlando Magic have reached a deal to buy one of the oldest homeless shelters in Orlando to make way for the team's planned $200 million entertainment complex.
The Magic will pay the Orlando Union Rescue Mission $3 million for the property on Central...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:34 AM
With Orlando city leaders celebrating the grand opening of the reinvented Citrus Bowl, visual opportunities abounded during the colorful ceremony marking the moment, Wednesday. Standing on the steps at the stadium's new staircase entrance on the northeast...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
This week's grand reopening of Orlando's 78-year-old Citrus Bowl stadium kicks off another new set of opportunities for entertainment and economic development in Central Florida.
Today's college football game between rivals Florida A&M and Bethune...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Maria Fernanda Godinez, a 22-year-old from Cocoa, was out for a drink with friends at downtown Orlando's Vixen Bar early Tuesday morning when a stray bullet ended her life.
The death of a woman who was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time is...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 10:32 AM
If you move away from Central Florida, almost nobody will get your reference to the Appliance Direct guy. Or John Arie, Jr. of "It's HUGE!" fame. Or Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs.
These are our celebrities. They're our elected officials. They appear...