| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:15 AM
On August 26 Central Florida Republicans will pick congressional candidates in three Central Florida districts, including one in which a longtime incumbent faces opposition.
Eleven-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Mica, Winter Park, faces...
| 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 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.
| 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...