| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:49 AM
A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine....
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Check out festivals and events in October across the state.
View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Dr. Ralph Kroopnick has been practicing dentistry for 53 years. He has been at the same location on Middle Turnpike in Storrs for 45 years. On Oct. 7, at the age of 79, Kroopnick was in his office with his receptionist, Mary Farr, preparing to work on his...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Stewart Fritz loved to surprise kids during the holidays, whether it was dressing as Santa Claus for Christmas or popping out of a casket on Halloween.
Fritz, a resident of Winter Park for the past 58 years, died Monday. He was 84.
Fritz loved the...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:42 PM
A former Boy Scout leader from York County pleaded guilty to taking "indecent liberties with a child by a person in custodial or supervisory relationship" on Thursday and was sentenced to three years in prison.
Thomas G. Seifert had been charged with 12...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Orlando-based Engineering & Computer Simulations (ECS) has won a new five-year $29 million contract with the U.S. military.
The contract expands the role that ECS plays in providing training and simulation for medical services for U.S. Air Force...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:52 AM
The U.S. and its Arab partners stepped up airstrikes around Kobani, a northern Syrian border city that Turkey's president said Tuesday was about to fall to Islamic State militants.
Warplanes belonging to the U.S., Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:05 AM
A former Orlando resident has pleaded guilty to a charge of child enticement while serving in the U.S. Air Force.
Nicholas Darwin Yancey faces as much as life in prison.
A sentencing date has not yet been set.
Yancey, an enlisted member of the U.S....
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
President Obama, who swept to power in 2008 in part on his promise to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq, is clearly a reluctant warrior. His concern about getting involved in "mission creep" in the deserts of Iraq, where nearly 4,500 troops have died, recently...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
A massive search continued late Saturday for a missing pilot last seen taking off from Flagler County Airport Friday morning.
Raymond A. Miller, 77, of Palm Coast took off from the airport around 9:30 a.m. Friday in his small, private plane heading in...
| Oct 3, 2014
Voters will elect a new face to the commission Nov. 4, one that could determine the political leanings of the commission for the next two years.
The six-member commission has split on a number of issues, leaving it to Mayor Barrington Russell — who...