| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:03 AM
WHAT: There are animals aplenty at Gatorland, and not just the cold-blooded type. Along with the gators, crocs and snakes, the longtime south Orlando attraction spotlights panthers, birds and a petting zoo. But that doesn't mean you should skip the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:33 AM
Orange County deputies are investigating two violent robberies that occurred at an apartment complex near Orange Blossom Trail early Wednesday.
During the first robbery at the Waterway Apartments, the victim was confronted by three men who demanded...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:35 PM
What: Seven-fight boxing card, headlined by a scheduled eight-round cruiserweight fight between Francisco Palacios and Epifanio Mendoza.
When: 7 Saturday night
Where: Mela Room (9677 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando)
Admission: $25 general...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:26 AM
It may seem like a deplorable notion to any cat owner and lover, Mieke Gentry Rich said, but there are actually some people in College Park who appear to be welcoming the recent intrusion of coyotes into the neighborhood.
Their reasoning, she said, is...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Development around SunRail's proposed Tupperware Station in northern Osceola County is expected to include independent living for seniors in a mix of retail and apartments.
The Osceola County Commission this week gave the Orlando-based company greater...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:33 AM
Traffic is backed up on parts of Interstate 4 because of two crashes, officials say.
Three right lanes are blocked on westbound I-4 at Michigan Street, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
And three westbound lanes are blocked on I-4 near Orange...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:48 PM
A 23-year-old man arrested last month after allegedly robbing a 7-Eleven at gunpoint has been connected to four other similar robberies, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
Philip Gabriel Cappello was arrested Aug. 10 after a robbery at...
| Sep 14, 2014
The Food Truck Bazaar Orlando: 6-9 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 14; 3201 E. Colonial Drive (in front of Macy's at Orlando Fashion Square mall); TheFoodTruckBazaar.com
The Food Truck Bazaar St. Cloud: 5-8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19; 1221 12th St., St. Cloud;...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Three Bloods street gang members who forced a teen girl to have sex for money in Orange County were recently convicted by a federal jury for sex trafficking, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
Xavier Francisco Villanueva, 25, Jose Carmona, 21, and...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:53 PM
When Jose Ortiz walked into the Lakeview Inn and Suites on South Orange Blossom Trail Sunday afternoon, he said he was an Orange County deputy who was working on an investigation. But the staffers knew there was something strange about him.
Ortiz, 49 of...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:06 AM
A Sanford felon prohibited by law from possessing a firearm was sentenced to 15 years in prison for having a handgun in November.
Bobby Deon Horn, 32, pleaded guilty on May 28 to a federal charge of illegally possessing a firearm.
Senior U.S. District...