| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Democratic state Rep. Mike Clelland of Lake Mary, the rookie lawmaker who upset former speaker-in-waiting Chris Dorworth last year, raised more money in the second quarter than any incumbent House member in either political party, according to new state...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Egypt roils with revolution, Edward Snowden has become the Scarlet Pimpernel of privacy and a new study reveals that, even though Americans are exercising more, we're still fat, which is really unfair. Yet for weeks we've been bombarded with minute-by-...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:50 AM
In Central Florida there is a unchanging list of names on the tongues of residents and tourists alike as to where people should go to experience the natural beauty of Florida. Wekiva Springs. Blue Springs. Rock Springs. Some people will even mention...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:40 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida has a checkered past when it comes to social-equality movements such as women's suffrage or gay rights, more laggard than leader.
So if there was a bright spot on the American Association of University Women's income-gap...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:19 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Former Central Florida state legislators Scott Plakon and Eric Eisnaugle are holding a fundraiser tonight at the Orlando offices of Rumberger, Kirk and Caldwell.
Both Republicans are slated for high-profile races in 2014 -- Plakon is...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:10 PM
In local public-affairs programming this weekend:
Legal analyst Bill Sheaffer will discuss headline-making cases on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. Sheaffer weighs in on the Casey Anthony deposition, George Zimmerman'...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:10 PM
The Seminole County Convention and Visitors Bureau was one of three "Best in Show" winners during the 2013 Flagler Awards for tourism marketing, which were handed out last week during the annual Florida Governor's Conference on Tourism.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:15 PM
A new study by a coalition of gun-control groups, including Mayors Against Illegal Guns, found that in states that have implemented "stand your ground" laws, the number of justifiable homicides has skyrocketed.
The rate is up 53 percent in 22 states,...
| Sep 14, 2013
How far will Republicans go in their hatred of President Obama? If shutting down the government and snuggling up with Vladimir Putin is their plan, I shall never vote GOP again.
Obamacare is a windfall for insurance companies; profits will soar and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Three hours after Kevin Greene gave his two daughters new tablets, his 8-year-old daughter began receiving emails from a man in Orlando asking for nude pictures of her.
"My wife said she was going to block him but I said we needed to call police,"...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Deputy Jason Forgy, who has an official hunting permit, and his hunting buddy, a recently retired Winter Park Police detective, recently bagged whopper of a gator weighting 737.5-pounds, according to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff's...