| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
U.S. customs officials on Monday announced the seizure of more than 700 domain names of websites selling counterfeit goods, in the fourth year that federal officials have capitalized on the attention from online retailers' Cyber Monday to point to rampant...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Orange County probation officials say they will launch a review of their juvenile detention policies after the release this week of a report that faults the county for referring hundreds of immigrant youths to federal immigration authorities.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Frosty the Snowman will be the centerpiece of the ICE exhibit at Gaylord Palms for the upcoming holiday season.
The frigid attraction, set to operate at the Kissimmee resort from Nov. 23 to Jan. 5, will feature scenes from the animated TV "Frosty the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Orlando Polar Bear Plunge -- the annual dash through Gaylord Palms' ICE! attraction -- returns Sunday, Dec. 8.
The one-day event features swimsuit-clad participants working their way through ice sculptures. It's chilly in there, to say the least: 9...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Now that almost everyone is back into work mode, our holiday memories are fading. But the assorted ice sculptures are Gaylord Palms’ ICE! exhibit are melting away in the Kissimmee resort’s parking lot. Here are five things to know about the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:33 AM
A handful of multiday events kick off this weekend at Central Florida attractions, and one of them isn't even holiday-related.
+ Green Meadows Farm, an animal-centric attraction in Kissimmee, launches its first Festival of Cultures today, and it will go...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Oh, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Florida resorts -- what with decorations including twinkling lights, towering trees, gingerbread houses, garlands and poinsettias, as well as holiday themed entertainment including an icy attraction,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:27 PM
There is growing agreement that America’s War on Drugs and this country’s distorted immigration policies have been monumental failures. It it now seems Arnold Giammarco is a victim of both.
Giammarco is a U.S. Army veteran and a legal...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:52 PM
The transition from nearly 90 degrees to 9 degrees is a dramatic instant-climate change for guests visiting the annual ICE! show at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee. Fortunately, the team from ICE! provides a heavy winter coat to all visitors to...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Law enforcement in Maryland is "unwittingly" being turned into a tool of federal immigration authorities by agreeing to hold people wanted by the Department of Homeland Security, the ACLU said Tuesday.
A report published by the American Civil Liberties...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Jose Maria Islas and Clayton Richard Gordon wouldn't seem to have all that much in common.
One is Hispanic, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico who lives in New Haven and works at a factory in Hamden. The other is black, arrived in this country...