| Dec 27, 2011
| 8:19 AM
EL CAJON, Calif. -- A 22-year-old man was in custody Tuesday on suspicion of firing the first shot in a shootout with a fellow resident at an El Cajon apartment complex, leading to a standoff of several hours with SWAT officers, police said.
| Jan 14, 2012
It's only a week until the 100th anniversary of the inaugural journey of Henry Flagler's Florida Keys Over-Sea Railroad, which arrived for the first time in Key West on Jan. 22, 1912.
The celebration will be in full swing this week in the Florida Keys,...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Looking for a good deal on a boat?
This boat was a real steal.
The seller was asking only $20,000 for the 2007 30-ft. custom made Concept vessel with two 350 HP Mercury engines and a trailer — valued at $137,000, according news release from the...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:59 PM
The wake-up call for the Monroe County Sheriff's Office came the evening of June 22, 2010, when a deputy driving 106 mph on U.S. Highway 1 in Key Largo swerved around a slower vehicle, lost control and crashed into a parked truck.
Deputy Melissa J....
| Jan 29, 2012
Maria C. "Titine" Esteves, who had been assistant human resources director at the Johns Hopkins University, was killed Jan. 22 in a head-on automobile collision on U.S. 1 in Key Largo, Fla.
The former Ellicott City resident, who was pronounced dead at...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:05 PM
The United States is banning the importation of four species of snakes and their eggs, the Interior Department announced Tuesday.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the ban -- which covers the Burmese python, the northern and southern African...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Gregory H. Barnhill, a career investment banker who embraced and promoted hundreds of civic projects and charities, ended his life Friday evening in Baltimore County. He was 59 and lived in Stevenson.
"Greg was a very good citizen who always believed...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Ovidio Cabrera, of Miami, was first spotted Saturday afternoon traveling at 124-mph in a 55-mph zone on a motorcycle in the Florida Keys, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
The troopers called Sheriff’s Office...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Two South Florida doctors involved in a pill mill operation that collected $40 million and dispensed more than 20 million pain pills within two years are facing charges in the deaths of nine people, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Officials say the...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Let the good tidings flow. Today on my blog, OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish, I am kicking off a little liquid merriment for the season. Welcome to the test kitchen's "12 shots of Christmas." Drink responsibility and always have a designated reindeer to drive...
| Nov 23, 2012
Connie Wald, an elegant matriarch of old Hollywood known for the low-key dinner parties she held for friends like Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn, died of natural causes Nov. 10 at her Beverly Hills home. She was 96.