| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:00 AM
It is about time university presidents took an interest in college drinking ("Grain alcohol target of ban," Feb. 6), but why target grain alcohol instead of college drinking? It has been allowed to go on for far too long and, as a '60s college graduate, I...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama today nominated four Floridians to serve as U.S. district judges in the state.
Two of the nominees, Judge Beth Bloom and Judge Darrin P. Gayles, were picked for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:30 AM
If Garry Marshall had only ever done the TV rendition of "The Odd Couple," with longtime partner Jerry Belson, he'd be worthy of the Paddy Chayefsky laurel.
But Marshall's canon of popcorn comedy goes much deeper. His TV work stretches from writing for...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A political campaign is a contact sport that is waged on the financial as well as the psychological level. Much like any poker tournament, from the random house game to the World Series, winners and losers are decided on a variety of criteria including...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:26 PM
SANFORD — The murder trial of a blind man was cut short Friday after a judge granted a "stand your ground" motion for immunity and ruled the man acted in self-defense when he shot a drinking buddy in the chest with an assault rifle.
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Longtime announcer for Padres
Jerry Coleman, 89, the longtime voice of the San Diego Padres and a former major league ballplayer whose career was interrupted by combat in two wars, died at a hospital Sunday, the team announced....
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Brad Kaaya made a good point Sunday when talking about his commitment to Miami.
The West Hills [Calif.] Chaminade quarterback has been the subject of speculation that he is going to decommit from the Hurricanes for local Southern California favorites...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Continuing a partnership that dates back to 1947, Disney gave 36,000 toys to Toys for Tots and other Central Florida organizations this holiday season.
The Walt Disney World Resort's donations included new toys, games, books and plush dolls to the U.S....
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Steve Huffman, deputy chief of administration for the St. Charles Police Department, has been named interim police chief, city officials announced Wednesday afternoon.
Huffman's appointment, effective Dec. 27, comes after outgoing Police Chief James...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The Allentown Fire Department is collecting toys for the U.S. Marine Corps' annual Toys for Tots campaign that will run until Dec. 20. Those looking to donate can bring a new, unopened toy to any of the five fire stations in Allentown, fire Capt. John...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Golden West College has been awarded a Title III grant that will give the Huntington Beach campus more than $2.23 million over a five-year period.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded the grant, known as Access 2 Success, according to a news release....