| Sep 28, 2014
In an instant, state Trooper First Class Kenneth Ray Hall was gone, with all his plans and promise.
A trooper for 22 years, Hall was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, a game hunter, guitar player, backyard barbecue master and champion power lifter who once...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Lockheed Martin Corp. has received a nearly $233 million boost to its Orlando work on flight-training and maintenance simulators for the advanced but often troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
The contract increase – one of the largest...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:37 AM
A Life Celebration Mass will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 2046 Mar Vista Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660. Burial will follow at 10am, Friday, September 5, 2014 at Riverside National...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The bullets kept coming.
An off-duty police detective, who had been trying to help capture a fleeing suspect, was on the ground, shouting to be heard over 19 gunshots unleashed at him.
"I'm a cop, I'm Hallandale Police," Hallandale Beach Detective...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Sharon McLaughlin, an accountant, longtime Republican activist and the party-endorsed candidate, brushed aside opponent Angel Cadena in Tuesday's Republican primary for the office of state comptroller.
"I'm excited," said McLaughlin. "I'm looking forward...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Lt. Col. Elmer A. “Andy” Anderson, Jr., USMC ret., Naval Aviator, Test Pilot and Aeronautical Engineer, died peacefully Tuesday at his home in Newport Beach. He was 92. Born in 1921 in Linton, North Dakota, Anderson attended North Dakota...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Max Boot is long on criticism but short on useful advice. ("Obama needs to work on his foreign policy, not his golf game," Op-Ed, July 29)
He says we should have "trained" the Libyan army, because that worked so well in Iraq. What...
| 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,...
| 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...