| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Lawyers for Orange County and a citizens organization squared off in court Wednesday, arguing over Internet Protocol addresses and best practices for computer security.
Behind the technical jargon, the case is about Florida's public-records law and what'...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Still revered by doctors, the Hippocratic Oath dates back to the fifth century B.C. Of its nearly 400 translated words, most people recognize only a paraphrased snippet: "Do no harm."
There's also a line that reads, "Whatever houses I may visit, I...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:28 AM
The beleaguered Tymber Skan condominium complex is getting a much-needed cash infusion to address nagging public-safety issues.
Orange County commissioners on Tuesday approved an expenditure of $190,000 to go toward paving, boarding up vacant units,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Orlando City Soccer fans know how to show up.
What other Florida fan base would paint their faces, put on wigs, dress up like it's game day, scream for close to two hours, and walk a half mile, all for a groundbreaking ceremony on a Thursday night? ...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:21 PM
SunRail has transformed some once-sleepy train stations into hives of activity during the morning and evening rush hours.
Maitland isn't one of those.
According to July ridership numbers from SunRail, the Maitland station had 3,172 passengers, the...
| 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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:58 PM
With growing concern over the spread of Ebola to two health-care workers in Texas, Florida officials are calling for additional equipment, training and direction to ensure the state is ready if a case is reported here.
On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:15 AM
UPDATED: The guest list this weekend for the local public-affairs programs:
Charlie Crist, Democratic candidate for governor, will talk to News 13's "Political Connections" at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday. The program plans to offer an interview with Gov....
| Oct 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Speaking up for farmworkers
Why can't the people who work so hard to feed the U.S. afford to feed their own families? This is what the National Farm Worker Ministry calls "the great paradox of our food system." There are about 2 million to 3 three...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I sat at my kitchen table Sunday morning reading the article "Hundreds remember siblings killed by father" about the Mohney children. I did not know the family, but, actually, I did know "them." After teaching for many years, I remember the Savannas and...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 3:52 PM
With Election Day less than two weeks away, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings, Tax Collector Scott Randolph and Property Appraiser Rick Singh are suing to stop a proposed charter amendment that would change how they're elected, and how many terms they...