| Aug 20, 2014
| 11:59 AM
As Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis decides the fate of virtually all the Congressional districts in Central Florida, some of the area's Democratic state lawmakers gathered in Kissimmee and Orlando to decry the possibility that Hispanics may lose...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Miss Rosa is coming home.
Jennifer Peña, who plays the teacher on the PBS Kids lineup that includes “Curious George,” was a 27-year-old Orlando actress when she landed the national role in 2008. She graduated from Poinciana High School in...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Thunderstorms are hammering parts of Central Florida right now.
A significant weather advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts and small hail over eastern Lake County, western Orange County, northwestern Osceola County, and western Seminole County....
| 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'...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:12 PM
A convicted felon and registered sex offender was arrested Friday after allegedly robbing a bank in Poinciana, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.
Kenneth Jacques Merlin, 40, was charged with robbery and grand theft.
The robbery occurred...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Two suspects are being questioned about a Bank of America robbery Friday afternoon in Poinciana, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.
A lone robber walked into the bank on South Doverplum Avenue at 2:35 p.m. and demanded cash after...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Valencia College trustees on Wednesday picked a donated piece of property on Pleasant Hill Road as the location of a new campus in Poinciana.
Trustees also urged college administrators to find a way to fast-track the project. Valencia does not yet...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:07 PM
A 20-year-old man is dead and four others injured after a crash near the intersection of Poinciana Boulevard and Indian Pointe Boulevard early Saturday.
Florida Highway Patrol Troopers identified the man as Christopher Rivera of Kissimmee. About 7:50 a....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Three Republicans and two Democrats face off in the Aug. 26 primaries for the District 2 seat on the Osceola County Commission.
On the GOP side, incumbent John "Q" Quiñones is being challenged by former School Board member Julius Melendez and...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 9:58 AM
KISSIMMEE — Damar Dumas has a face that's hard for cops and witnesses to forget.
Maybe it's the spiders tattooed on both cheeks. Or the bullet hole inked on his neck and an orange-twist hairdo that catches the eye.
Just two weeks ago, an...
| Jun 28, 2014
I have a weakness for classic-car shows, which means I'm likely to stop for anything from a local gathering in a supermarket parking lot to mammoth events such as the annual Turkey Run in Daytona Beach.
Because I also have a weakness for air...