| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida.
1. Let's start with weather. The National Hurricane Center reports that the tropical wave in the eastern Atlantic organized some last night and could grow into a tropical depression or storm today or...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The race for Florida Senate District 12 pits two longtime Democratic rivals against each other: incumbent Geraldine Thompson and former state Sen. Gary Siplin.
Two Republicans, Fritz Jackson Seide and Edward DeAguilera, are competing in the Republican...
| May 25, 2014
| 6:58 AM
Hundreds of mostly black kids living in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood may soon be able to walk to their own school.
Orange County Public Schools announced a new school in the low-income community west of downtown Orlando will be built by 2017. ...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Hurricane season, which starts June 1, will be a major topic this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup:
WKMG-Channel 6 chief meteorologist Tom Sorrells hosts that station's "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday. His guests will be Max Mayfield...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The most refreshing thing about the city’s Project DTO is that leaders are taking a hard, honest look at the community, good and bad.
The good news is, downtown Orlando is a pretty cool place already. The bad news is, most people - even some...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
David Brotherton felt a special connection when he first purchased Orlando City Soccer Club season tickets in 2012.
He had no idea that he would end up designing the new logo the team will use when it begins play in Major League Soccer next season....
| May 24, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The buses converge on Orlando's Parramore neighborhood every school day, picking up about 500 children and spreading them among eight elementary schools as far as 5 miles away.
That morning dance has been the reality for 43 years, since Orange County...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Nearly 100 people lived in Parramore Village before City Hall forced them to move and razed their homes — the beginning, they were told, of the neighborhood's rebirth.
Orlando taxpayers spent $1.3 million to relocate the residents, some of whom...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
When will Daisy Lynum remove her campaign signs?
It's been 10 days since the longtime Orlando City Commissioner dropped out of her re-election campaign, making way for her son Juan Lynum to run for the seat.
And yet her signs haven't budged.
| Jan 11, 2014
A candidate for Orlando City Council has a rap sheet that includes 21 arrests, records show.
Regina Hill, 48, said she has no plans to drop her political campaign for a council seat, despite a history of arrests for drug offenses, multiple DUIs and...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 2:50 PM
A large black bear lumbered into Orlando on Saturday for a quiet afternoon in a tree, drawing onlookers and raising a lingering question: Is this the same bear that visited Parramore last year?
The bear is tagged and wildlife officials told police...