| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Siemens announced Thursday that All Aboard Florida has selected it to build locomotives and passenger coaches for the planned rail line from Orlando to Miami.
The trains will be built for maximum speed of 125 mph and will be assembled at Siemens’...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Three years ago, after Gov. Rick Scott turned down $2.4 billion in federal funds for a high-speed rail link between Orlando and Tampa, leading Democrats blistered the new Republican chief executive — rightly — for squandering thousands of...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:11 PM
A motorist died Monday morning after driving into a pond at Orlando International Airport, according to Orlando police.
Airport firefighters and divers from the Orlando Fire Department found the driver in the retention pond at 8401 Casa Verde Road near...
| Aug 24, 2014
Louise and Michael Garvey were soaking wet and covered with mud, and they wouldn't have had it any other way.
The Orange County couple were among hundreds of volleyball enthusiasts who got dirty for charity Saturday at the 22nd annual March of Dimes...
| Aug 12, 2014
Over the past few weeks, there's been a lot of discussion about All Aboard Florida, the high-speed passenger rail service designed to link Miami and Orlando.
While most of the conversation centers on how the proposed train might affect communities to our...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:52 PM
A Delta Airlines flight landed safely at Orlando International Airport on Friday afternoon after crew reported a smoky smell in the plane's cockpit, an airport official confirmed.
The Boeing 757, carrying 231 people, was bound for Orlando from Atlanta,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Osceola County and Central Florida's Deseret Ranches, one of the nation's biggest cattle operations, will lay formal groundwork as soon as this week for a metropolis of tomorrow so large it nearly defies imagination.
Including large chunks of nature and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:49 PM
If there's one decision the Florida Department of Transportation should backtrack on, it's the refusal to use state funds to build a needed link that will bring commuter rail service to downtown Miami.
At issue is the $44 million needed to build a...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Southwest Airlines, which has been under fire from animal activists over its marketing partnership with SeaWorld, is parting ways with the company after 26 years.
The companies said in a joint statement Thursday they they both decided not to renew their...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Quick! How many states comprise the good ole USA?
Answer: 50 States and one district, the District of Columbia, our nation's capital. Think monuments, White House, the Pentagon, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The West Wing or The Real Housewives of D.C....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The folks from All Aboard Florida wanted to set me on the right track. They're about to unveil drawings of their downtown West Palm Beach station – sound the trumpets! – and they were concerned with all the concerns I've been raising...