| Sep 13, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Allen Sherrod surfaced from a stormy sea nearly three years ago with swollen hands and scabbed legs, weak but triumphant.
He'd spent two days — 48 hours and 13 minutes, to be exact — at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, 900 feet from the...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 10:15 PM
TALLAHASSEE - After defeating Clemson in overtime at Doak Campbell Stadium 23-17 Saturday night, the good news kept coming for FSU. The Seminoles earned a pair of commitments, adding to its 2016 recruiting class.
Two defensive ends pledged to the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: slush puppies and open land; parents demanding recess; mobile fashion stores; and more.
1. Slush puppies and open land will be the legacy left by Will Radcliff. Last week, the slush-drink mogul...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 11:08 AM
A surfer suffered injuries to his foot after being bitten by a shark Sunday afternoon off New Smyrna Beach.
The surfer's name wasn't released, but he was identified as a 24-year-old from Gulfport.
According to Capt. Aaron Jenkins of the Volusia County...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A Volusia County nurse has been arrested after being accused of driving under the influence in a crash that killed an 82-year-old pedestrian in New Smyrna Beach in March.
Kimberly Yurchison, 45, was recently arrested in Indiana on an outstanding Volusia...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:55 PM
RALPH FORBES, 83, Lady Lake, died Tuesday. Baldwin Brothers, A Funeral & Cremation Society, Lady Lake.
GERARD GREMILLION, 79, Lady Lake, died Sept. 12. Baldwin Brothers, A Funeral & Cremation Society, Lady Lake.
TERRY "TINK" IMUNDI, 64,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:28 PM
LEON BELL JR., 71, Titusville, died Tuesday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
DAVID KNIGHT, 64, Mims, died Sunday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
CAROL E. BLACKMAN, 65, Grand Island, died Monday. Harden/Pauli Funeral...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:12 PM
The man who was killed by a SunRail train last week in Sanford is an ex-convict with a history of drug offenses, drunkenness and burglaries who had been released from prison in April.
Sanford police on Thursday released his name: Richard Dean Holley, 55....
| Sep 27, 2014
| 1:51 PM
ALBERT HEISTERMAN, 72, Ocala, died Monday. Baldwin Brothers – A Funeral & Cremation Society, Lady Lake.
PETER LaROSE, 65, Dunnellon, died Thursday. Baldwin Brothers – A Funeral & Cremation Society, Lady Lake.
LISA MARTINEZ, 21,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:39 AM
A video showing two women allegedly stealing one family's beach items on New Smyrna Beach has gone viral.
The video, posted by YouTube user Flicky Rich, shows two women attempting to steal a beach canopy, along with other items on July 4.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Lake Minneola boys swimming team took first in the Class 3A, District 4 swim meet at Mainland. Lake Minneola finished with 362.5 points, followed by Lake Nona with 345.5. Timmy Crowley won the 200 IM (2:05.16) and the 100 breaststroke (1:04.99) for Lake...