| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:42 PM
A friend of mine wanted some heavy duty fireworks for a backyard display on Wednesday night. He liked a big store in Brevard County he’d heard about, so off we went.
It was my first trip to buy heavy-duty fireworks in years, and my first ever in...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:24 AM
Reefer madness appears t be alive and well in the Sunshine State.
A tipsy Tavish Smith, 45, who works for a Brevard County judge, was found in a ditch with pot on her truck's floorboard after being involved in two crashes, said Florida Highway Patrol...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:23 PM
An established aerospace giant and two newcomers are in the final stretch of a competition to build the next "taxi service" to the International Space Station, and experts say the upstarts are gaining traction.
Boeing Co., SpaceX and Sierra Nevada Corp....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:32 AM
John Hitt, president of the University of Central Florida, looks back at the school's past year and the coming semester in an interview on "Orlando Matters." John Brown hosts the program 7 a.m. Saturday on WRBW-Channel 65. Hitt discusses how the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Test flights claimed the lives of four Florida residents in two separate plane crashes about 90 minutes apart.
One plane crashed near Daytona International Airport on Monday night, killing two people, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:13 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott signed a record $77 billion, election-year budget Monday that boosts spending on schools and the environment while sparing hundreds of millions in local projects from the threat of vetoes.
The spending plan for the...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE – It was the biggest binge on hometown projects since the pre-Great Recession days.
The Florida Legislature used its best financial outlook in nearly a decade this spring to sprinkle in more taxpayer-funded hometown projects –...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:39 AM
A Brevard County man was diving near Sebastian Inlet when he had a close encounter with a great white shark.
Jimmy Roseman of West Melbourne was diving and spearfishing southeast of Sebastian Inlet on Florida's East Coast earlier this month and...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:55 PM
For fans of politics, there's a pinch of CNN. For foodies, there's a dash of Cooking Channel. For devotees of both, there's a Florida-grown blend that outfits some of the state's most prominent politicians in aprons and arms them with knives or whisks....
| May 7, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Northrop Grumman Corp. may be poised to at least double its previously announced expansion in Melbourne, a move that could mean $500 million in capital investment and a total of 1,800 jobs in aircraft design work, according to published reports Wednesday....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:21 AM
If you want to evacuate, where should you go?
Emergency managers urge residents if possible to hunker down in their own county – at least five to 10 miles inland. If you leave, you risk getting stuck in traffic, running out of gas or being chased...