| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding on to a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campaign that focused heavily on President Obama's healthcare law....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Original post | 10:08 a.m.
Updated | 11: 28 a.m.
There’s so much spin emanating from Democrats on Wednesday, it would be easy to get a case of vertigo.
They’re attempting to convince people that their loss in the closely watched...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Maryland’s foreclosure rate remained one of the highest in the nation last month, but there are some signs the situation is starting to improve, according to a new monthly report.
One in every 557 housing units in the state reported a...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:15 AM
IndyCar said Friday that telecommunications giant Verizon signed a multiyear deal to be the racing series' title sponsor, rebranding the sport as the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
"Verizon is the perfect partner for...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:36 AM
History morphs into theater with “Dreamers & Schemers: An Evening with Great Floridians,” set for 6 p.m. March 18 at the Broward County Library Main Branch in Fort Lauderdale.
The event uses actors recreating famous figures from Florida&...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Ronald L. Bray, a retired printing company executive and former longtime Riderwood resident, died Feb. 21 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Wright's Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Seminole, Fla. He was 81.
Ronald Lee Bray was born in...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Helen E. Bryant, a former Hochschild-Kohn department store manager who later worked in commercial real estate sales, died March 10 of bile duct cancer at Beach Haven II, her Rocky Point home. She was 91.
"I'd describe her as a very strong woman who...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:34 AM
Go fishing in Florida's waters and you'll never know what you'll find.
Perhaps a sunken treasure, body parts, "square grouper' aka marijuana or even a 5-year-old Cuban kid named Elian.
Early Thursday morning, a fisherman saw the small pooch about 2-...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:51 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida bicyclists this year may achieve their dream: a safe, nature-lined bicycle trail connecting the state's coastlines.
State policymakers are lining up behind a $50 million plan to tie together biking trails throughout Central...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:18 PM
April Ross, a Costa Mesa resident and former Newport Harbor High volleyball standout, has been named 2013 Female Beach Athlete of the Year by USA Volleyball.
Ross, a 2012 Olympic silver medalist who played with three partners, played in nine domestic and...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:36 PM
South Florida veterans whose disability claims have been lingering for at least four months will be getting a special offer from the Department of Veterans Affairs: a free attorney.
The regional VA office in St. Petersburg is one of two claims centers...