| 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 8, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Remembrance, Dedication days
Two tributes that take place each November at Gettysburg National Military Park have special significance this year. Dedication Day, held annually on Nov. 19, will mark the 150th anniversary of the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Check out festivals and events in December across the state.
Featured destination: Key West
Nov. 27 - Dec. 31: Key West 'Bright' Before Christmans. Key West. Live holiday music, games for the kids, free cookies and eggnog, holiday cheer and a chance...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Federal agents executed search warrants Thursday at state Rep. Keith Farnham's home and district office in Elgin, and Department of Homeland Security officials asked state authorities to help secure the lawmaker's office in a building next to the Capitol,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Transparency and truth are the fuels that run sophisticated civilizations. Without them, the state grinds to a halt. Lack of trust -- not barbarians on the frontier, global warming or cooling, or even epidemics -- doomed civilizations of the past, from...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Tuesday demanded that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security explain why federal officials are deporting a higher share of noncriminals from Maryland than from most other states under a controversial immigration program called...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Sometime over the past couple of weeks, officials for the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement division revised guidelines for how agents are to conduct themselves in and around courthouses.
The change came on the heels of complaints by 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...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 8:27 PM
An undocumented immigrant arrested in Prince George's County will spend 48 extra hours in jail at the request of immigration agents — regardless of the charge or the person's past criminal record.
But the standard is different just across the line...