| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:42 PM
This is the year of quinoa, by decree of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. The ancient grain is prominent in the cookery of many Central and South American countries.
Every time a new ethnic-cooking ingredient comes on the...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 9:52 AM
The easy part of improving Central Florida's most dangerous roads for pedestrians involves concrete — and officials say that time and money should bring the needed sidewalks, median islands, streetlights and crosswalks.
The tougher part:...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The BOGO offers are attracting all types of shoppers at Walmart.
A 6-foot alligator stopped to shop at an Orange County Walmart on Saturday night, forcing employees to lock the door, according to the Orlando Sentinel and media reports.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Here are Orlando Fringe Festival shows that are getting additional performances post-Fringe.
• "Dance For Grandma" will be perfomed at 9:15 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Breakthough Theatre of Winter Park, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave. Winter Park. All...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Orlando police are asking for the public's help after a man was killed late Friday.
Officers responded to a call in the 1300 block of Givens Street near North Orange Blossom Trail in Northwest Orlando at about 11 p.m. Friday.
The victim was identified...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:46 PM
An Orlando police officer shot and killed a 24-year-old man on Interstate 4 early Monday, shutting down the westbound lanes near Princeton Avenue for almost three hours during the morning traffic rush.
Police were attempting to make a traffic stop of...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:57 PM
A 25-year-old transgender individual from Jacksonville was arrested on South Orange Blossom Trail early Friday morning after a Florida Highway Patrol trooper saw the person dancing topless.
According to an arrest report, one driver and a motorcyclist...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:58 AM
We've entered the dog days of summer, and it's now that Florida residents can take advantage of the last days before school by heading out to the attractions.
Here's a list of discounts currently running around Central Florida.
-- Kennedy Space Center...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Those who fondly remember 1980s sitcom "The Facts of Life" may enjoy this raunchy send-up of the TV show about four teen girls coming of age.
Following a six-week run in South Florida, Jamie Morris's very-adult parody comes to the Parliament House's...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Gatorland is welcoming home 19 American alligators that were on loan to Busch Gardens in Tampa.
The animals, between 6 and 8 feet long apiece, outgrew their exhibit at the theme park. In Orlando, they'll have more elbow room: The females will be...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The Orlando Police Department is searching for a gunman Tuesday after a robbery at a local Dollar Tree.
The armed man stole an undetermined amount of cash from the 5760 N. Orange Blossom Trail location around 9:51 p.m. Monday, police said.