| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Derek Buonano of Palm Beach Gardens took home the top prize in the first event of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open -- which drew a state-record turnout.
The field attracted 3,391 entrants and lasted five days. That smashes the previous record of 2,607...
| Dec 29, 2013
When the airplanes of the Curtiss Flying School first took to the skies over Newport News Point on Dec. 29, 1915, there was no Norfolk Naval Air Station or Langley Field.
The pioneering Atlantic Coast Aeronautical Station — as it was also called...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:39 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85.
A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Two South Florida doctors became "dope dealers" who prescribed massive doses of pain pills — resulting in the overdose deaths of nine people under their care, federal prosecutors said Friday as the physicians' criminal trial began.
| May 18, 2013
| 3:30 PM
No lie was too big to tell for an Orlando woman who wanted a new home in Pensacola, but didn't want to pay the mortgage for her Orlando home, federal officials said.
Chantal M. Lanton, 37, of Orlando is accused of falsely claiming to be an officer in...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The trial of two pill mill doctors took a dramatic turn just before lunch when the defense asked a key witness - the former owner of the pain clinics - to take off his shirt for jurors.
Jurors were escorted out of the courtroom before attorney...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:11 PM
Champion golfer with unusual swing
Miller Barber, 82, a golfer with a unique swing who made the most combined starts on the PGA and Champions tours, died Tuesday. The PGA Tour announced his death but did not provide details.
| May 29, 2013
| 1:20 PM
After a ceremony honoring veterans in La Cañada Flintridge on Monday, Ron Dietel reflected on those he has lost.
His mother, father and uncle all served in World War II. His uncle died during the war and his parents have since passed away. Dietel,...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:30 AM
I would like to thank Randall Leonard for his May 28 commentary, "Punishing honesty at the Naval Academy." Ethics is a subject not to be taken lightly, especially for those who hold coalition, enemy, and civilian lives in the balance. There is, however, a...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:13 AM
If astronaut Chris Hadfield can write as well as he can sing a David Bowie song, his upcoming book is going to be good.
Hadfield has signed with Little, Brown to publish "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth." The book lands Oct. 29.
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:22 PM
The automatic distress signal came in to the Coast Guard about 10:30 p.m. Thursday: A D.C. Air National Guard pilot had ejected from a fighter jet some 35 miles off Chincoteague Island in Virginia.
As a rescue team sprang into action, another fighter...