| 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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 3:01 PM
As he sat at the defense table in a Miami federal courtroom Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Jose Emmanuel Torres wanted the judge to remember his 15 years of spotless military service to his country.
But prosecutor Jeffrey Kaplan wanted the judge to remember...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:29 PM
More than 20 days ago, a U.S. Marine's pregnant wife went missing as she headed to Joshua Tree National Park, but authorities still don't know what happened to her.
Authorities say the disappearance of 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms, who...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:11 PM
Smoke hung like a cataract obscuring the pale-blue sky. It was hard to breathe Monday, hard to see, hard to envision a workable way forward.
Late last week, a wind-whipped wildfire raced at speeds of as much as an acre a second over a nearby ridge and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
MANCHESTER — A commercial landscaper's tale of a boy and a big red truck caught the eye of Ford Motor Co.
The automaker shared Tom Topping's Facebook posting about his recent encounter with Kevin Fellows on its corporate Facebook page, then...
| 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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:36 PM
The search for a U.S. Marine's pregnant wife who went missing nearly two weeks ago as she was headed to Joshua Tree National Park is expected to intensify over the weekend, officials said.
Search and rescue crews have been scouring the massive...
| Sep 5, 2014
Writing a fall books preview on a limited word budget is a futile exercise. So many great titles hit the shelves in the peak publishing season that kicks off in September and runs through the end of the year, that even as we highlight quite a few, we...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:49 PM
A proposal to build a new veterans cemetery in Orange County cleared the Legislature on Monday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's approval.
The measure by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) would direct the state Department of Veterans...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers addressed technology's dark side Monday, with Brown approving a requirement for "kill switches'' on smartphones and legislators requesting new protection for victims of revenge porn and identity theft.