| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:20 PM
A House spending committee wants to whack NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.
It is the planned super-duper replacement for Hubble, which is an orbiting toilet-paper tube by comparison.
Astronomers say the Webb scope could pick up light waves from the...
| May 3, 2011
| 8:09 AM
When news broke that Osama bin Laden had been killed, it brought back vivid memories for those who were on the scene in New York almost 10 years ago when the World Trade Center was attacked.
Some of the first responders from the fire and police...
| May 6, 2011
| 3:36 PM
To capture the arrival of the 246-foot-long "Farmers Airship" --the largest passenger airship in the world-- at Orlando Executive Airport, Friday, we used an extreme wide-angle, 180-degree-view fisheye lens. The resulting video is a striking look of...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 8:15 AM
Orlando Sentinel photographer Jacob Langston was out in the waters of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, making a video of a surfer when another surfer exclaimed, "Dude! Did you see that?!"
Langston's focus was on his subject in the foreground of his camera --...
| Sep 10, 2010
Alan Crotzer could not have been the man who, with two others, kidnapped and raped a Tampa mother and child in 1981 then tied the woman to a tree.
That man was 6 feet tall and a light-skinned black man. Crotzer is 5-feet-5 and dark-skinned. Still, a...
| May 11, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Are you afraid?
Afraid of crime sprees, murderers, sexual offenders living down the street, home invasions, traffic homicides, child molesters, sex in school and violence in schools?
These are dangerous times.
Anyone who doesn't arm himself is a...
| Jul 20, 2011
Eighteen years ago, two teenage boys abducted 16-year-old Philip Chandler of Ocoee, locked him in the trunk of his car and left him there for more than three hours on a broiling July afternoon.
He was found comatose on a hot slab of pavement hours...
| Jul 13, 2011
Anyone who thinks the written word has lost its power in this visual age should have been in Mount Dora on Saturday morning, watching tears stream down the faces of members of a Jewish synagogue whose new building was defiled by vandals.
What a jolt to...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 7:43 PM
OXFORD — The Rev. Drew Willard, who grew up in Plainfield, N.J., was ordained as a United Church of Christ minister in 1996.
He previously preached at churches in Mystic, Conn., and Holiday, on Florida's west coast. He served as a youth pastor...
| May 31, 2011
UMATILLA — The projected $4 million building that First Baptist Church of Umatilla will call home will adjoin the church's current 600-seat sanctuary via a corridor.
It will house a children's ministry area, including its Sonshine School, adult...