| Oct 12, 2011
Sarkis Soghanalian, an international weapons broker who was nicknamed "The Merchant of Death" for selling arms to dictators on behalf of the United States, died Oct. 5 at a hospital in Hialeah, Fla. He was 82.
The cause was heart failure, said his son,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
TSA officers have stopped more armed passengers trying to board flights at Orlando International Airport than at any other Florida airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
The last attempt was Sunday morning, when a St....
| Aug 17, 2014
| 6:52 PM
It was a bad night at Miami International Airport. First, a computer failure in the passport-control system at Miami International Airport forced hundreds of international travelers to wait much longer than usual, and caused lines that snaked back far...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Stormy weather Friday afternoon delayed a flight in search of exactly that — stormy weather.
After an ironic 90-minute delay because of bad weather, a Convair 580 two-engine turboprop plane lifted off from Miami International Airport with a...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
By now, it would seem that just about anyone living or working in downtown Orlando or any town north to DeBary in Volusia County has seen the brightly colored SunRail commuter train rolling along the tracks.
Back and forth the locomotive and two...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Miami International Airport welcomed its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner service Sunday operated by LAN Airlines.
The LAN 787 is equipped with 217 seats in economy and 30 seats in premium business, and will operate daily nonstop flights between Miami and...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Gas prices have dipped for more than 40 straight days in the U.S. southeast and should continue to fall this week, thanks in part to growing oil supplies in the United States, travel club AAA said.
On Monday, the price of regular gas averaged...
| Aug 2, 2014
There's road construction pretty much everywhere you look in South Florida. And along with it are questions from commuters baffled by express lanes, traffic signals and SunPass.
To help you navigate through the ongoing work, here are the answers to...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Competition is heating up for flights between South Florida and Brazil.
American Airlines this week announced its intent to begin nonstop daily service between Miami International Airport and Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, Brazil, on Dec....
| Jun 3, 2012
| 8:41 PM
MIAMI — This year's crop of new and improved hotels in South Florida runs the spectrum from eco- and budget-friendly to extravagantly splurge-worthy.
Most of the offerings have given new life to historic buildings, including Hotel Breakwater and...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Many more Americans will be watching fireworks away from home this Independence Day.
About 41 million travelers will travel 50 miles or more during the Fourth of July holiday weekend, up 1.9 percent from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year,...