| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Arm extended, hold up a cellphone. Smile. Tap the screen.
It's a sequence of events performed an untold number of times each day as people mark everything from a celebrity encounter to a gooey dessert with a "selfie" — a digital photograph of...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:18 PM
The Alfond Inn, a boutique hotel established by Rollins College a year ago to raise money for scholarships, is exceeding its income projections for 2014, the school said Wednesday.
The $32.5 million Winter Park hotel was projected to have net...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:37 AM
Shake Shack is expanding into Orlando's tourist corridor on International Drive, according to the Orlando Business Journal.
We reached out to the company's corporate office in New York City for confirmation: "We love being in the Orlando-area, and the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:02 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Lawmakers released a re-drawn congressional map Thursday which would shift the contours of seven U.S. House districts spread throughout Central Florida.
On the first day of a court-ordered special session, House Speaker Will Weatherford,...
| Aug 19, 2014
I'm ticked off at all of the attention on soccer as a sport. Soccer is not a sport, it is an activity. Soccer has zero offense, zero defense, zero scoring. Watching paint dry, grass grow or a sundial is more exciting than watching boring soccer.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Hundreds of guns trickled in across Central Florida on Thursday as owners exchanged them for $50 gift cards.
The annual gun buyback events hosted by local law enforcement agencies seek to reduce the number of firearms that could fall into criminals'...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Orange County deputies this weekend arrested a man suspected in the rape of a woman last month at the Affinity at Winter Park Apartments, the Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Florentino Apolonio, 30, was arrested at his apartment, which is one building over...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:25 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: a tree grows where Hurricane Charley stormed through 10 years ago; massive red tide in the Gulf; and video of arrest of city commissioner aide.
1. Ten years ago Hurricane Charley barreled through...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: a judge issued a temporary injunction against a Planned Parenthood clinic; unrest in Ferguson, Mo. continues; and Internet-privacy device iCloak gets more support.
1. A judge has issued a temporary...
| Aug 17, 2014
In this year's one contested race for Seminole County judge, voters must decide between incumbent Jerri Collins and two candidates who have filed for bankruptcy, Alex Finch and Sandra I. Rivera.
Collins, 52, has been on the bench eight years,...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Driving down from Virginia in July 2004 to start their new lives in Poinciana, Josh Folb and his wife had this conversation:
"Hey, wait a minute. There are hurricanes in Florida," Josh said.
"They don't happen that often," replied Belinda Folb. "You'...