| Nov 25, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Seven animal rights activists from South Florida were arrested over the weekend on a road trip to protest the growing number of facilities in rural Hendry County that breed monkeys for scientific research.
They were on a tour organized by South...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Food preparation techniques such as peeling, chopping and cooking make an impact on the nutritional value of fruits and vegetables. Follow these tips to preserve nutrients in your kitchen:
1. Fresh is best, frozen is next.
Fresh, ripe produce in-season-...
| Aug 23, 2014
Much of the appeal of the Allentown Fair is how much remains dependably the same. Its carnival rides and attractions (which still cover the largest part of the fairgrounds). Its Labor Day run. And especially its agricultural heritage, with livestock......
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Nadine McCrea saw many people in need in her community — and was determined to help.
More than 30 years later, she's still doing so through Community Enhancement Collaboration, the nonprofit she started in her home. The group, based in Hollywood's...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Things were bad enough for Rochelle Landers before her well went dry. No job. No money for eye glasses or dentures. And now, for the last month and a half, no water.
Landers, a onetime school secretary, does not live in the parched heart of the state:...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:39 AM
The hulking animals that stepped from trailers to corrals here late at night drew a hushed, attentive audience of about 25 people.
The reason for the reverence: wild bison have been reintroduced on the prairies east of the Mississippi River for the...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Facing criminal charges of fraud and a $72 million lawsuit, Orlando businessman Nikesh Patel has agreed to sell five hotels, two multimillion-dollar homes, several luxury brand watches, a Rolls Royce, a Lamborghini, and gold coins.
But Patel hasn’...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Embattled businessman Nikesh Patel has resigned from the board of directors for the University of Central Florida Foundation, according to UCF spokesman Chad Binette.
Patel was arrested Sept. 30, after the FBI alleged in an affidavit that he...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
There’s a ripple effect spreading from the alleged loan fraud of Orlando businessman Nik Patel, who was arrested on Sept. 30 on federal charges that he lied about $179 million in loans he sold through his company First Farmers Financial.
| Oct 31, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Lumosity (Free for iOS and Android with a premium option)
What it is: A way to exercise your brain with puzzles, memory games and other mind-stimulating and problem-solving challenges, a great companion for the road.
How it works: After creating an...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Orlando businessman Nikesh A. Patel has been arrested by federal authorities on fraud charges.
Authorities say Patel fraudulently sold $150 million in loans to an unidentified Milwaukee company. The FBI alleges he sold the loans as being guaranteed by...