| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:54 AM
At the start of the commission meeting that approved the project known as the Princeton at College Park, Dean Grandin, the city’s planning division manager, said the changes that developer Pollack Shores Real Estate had made put into it line up with...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The totaled white 1999 Toyota Camry still sits in Latanya Magwood's backyard.
The front windshield is cracked. The back windshield, the back passenger's side window and both front windows are shattered.
Three of the tires are shredded. The interior is...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:36 AM
When the Orlando City Council meets on Monday, it’s going to mark the final hearing on whether Pollack Shores Real Estate is able to construct an apartment complex in College Park.
The outcome looks uncertain. Residents of College Park have...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:48 PM
The developer of a controversial apartment building in the heart of College Park will likely have to reduce the scale of the project to move forward, the Orlando City Council decided Monday.
In a rare split vote, city commissioners voted 4-3 to...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Rosalie Joseph screamed and flailed her arms wildly as she was carried out of the Christ Sanctified Church.
The sight of her 16-year-old daughter's casket draped in white flowers was too much for the mother to bear at times.
Hundreds said their final...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:44 AM
In regards to Tinker Field, I'm going to paraphrase The Clash: "Should it stay or should it go?"
Around the time Germany and England were fighting World War I, baseball was beginning to be played at what is today Tinker Field. Named after Hall of Fame...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:44 PM
The saga of Tinker Field is going into extra innings.
More than seven months after the announcement of a plan to demolish Orlando's aged ballpark, city commissioners spent hours Monday debating whether to declare it an official historic landmark and, if...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:07 AM
As the Orlando City Council moves closer to a vote on the project called The Princeton at College Park, it seems likely that traffic and pedestrian safety will be the top issues – for supporters and opponents alike.
Because so many people turned...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:15 AM
An Orlando commissioner is bristling at what she calls Mayor Buddy Dyer’s heavy-handed treatment of the City Council, accusing the mayor of treating the board like a rubberstamp for his initiatives.
In a rare example of dissent from the...
| Jul 26, 2011
Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson kicked off a two-day tour of the I-4 corridor with a rally at the New Covenant Baptist Church, in Orlando, Monday night. Jackson is leading a series of protests against the state's election reform, with two more...
| Aug 16, 2011
The Orange County Democratic Executive Committee wants the region's top Democrat to stop arresting anti-poverty activists who feed the homeless. The Orange County party's officers passed a resolution Monday night calling on Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer to...