| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Expect to see a lot of camouflage at Ocoee Friday night during the football team’s 7:30 home game against Winter Park.
It’s been dubbed “Camo the Complex,” a military-appreciation night. Admission is free for all military...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 2:46 PM
The gunners at Fort McHenry readied the 3-ton cannon known as Messenger, heaving it into position behind a wooden wall with a block-and-rope pulley system and loading it with gunpowder and a substitute cannonball of peat moss.
The call came: "Clear!" and...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Aaron C. Dutton, who walked away from a scholarship at Morehouse University to join the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17, died from stroke complications on Aug. 25. The 40-year Baltimore resident was 74.
Born Aaron Coleman Dutton in September...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The public is invited to attend a memorial program sponsored by the City of Clermont on Thursday at 9 a.m. The ceremony is being held to honor the victims and first-responders of the World Trade Center collapse following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:30 PM
— Broward killer Robert Lavern Henry, who viciously beat and burned his co-workers in order to steal $1,269.26, was put to death by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison.
Janet Cox Thermidor, 35, and Phyllis Harris, 53, lost their...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Memories of Tinker Field
When my husband and I moved our small family to Orlando from Brattleboro, Vt., he was responding to the doctor's recommendation to get his ill wife away from the freezing Vermont winters and into a pleasant Florida clime. The...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:43 PM
U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson easily brushed aside challengers from within their parties Tuesday while a surprise opposition candidate emerged in another Central Florida district.
Mica faced three opponents for the Republican Party's...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:28 PM
A former U.S. Marine Corps intelligence officer from Cooper City was formally charged Friday with bribery and exceeding his authorized level of access to a government computer.
Jose Emmanuel Torres, 37, has been cooperating with investigators and is...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 7:25 PM
When American Legion Chaplain Bill Cook peered through the chain-link fence at the windswept landscape — a broken runway, scrubby fields and green foothills in the distance — he remembered the Phantoms.
The fighter jets were once a regular...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The Sun has done an excellent job commemorating the 60th anniversary of the St. Louis Browns becoming the Baltimore Orioles ("The Orioles: Sixty Years in Baltimore," March 30).
It was a class act for the Orioles to invite former shortstop Billy Hunter...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:35 PM
The pine tree we planted has grown tall. The cones tumble down, full of sap. Hummingbirds nest in the branches. The mama birds dive bomb when I walk by. They want to attack me, divert me and protect their young.
Down the hill, dozens of hummingbirds live...