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Seminole County

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  • Days after deadly day-care crash, questions remain

    Days after deadly day-care crash, questions remain
    Days after the chaos, injured children are recovering, a family is grieving and Robert Corchado, the felon accused of causing the accident that sent a car plowing into a Winter Park-area day-care center, is behind bars at the Orange County Jail. But...
  • Bear mauling 911 call: 'She's breathing and she's bleeding hard'

    Bear mauling 911 call: 'She's breathing and she's bleeding hard'
    "Oh my God!" Terri Frana's frantic wails can be heard in the background of a 911 call as her son explains to an emergency dispatcher Saturday night that his mother has just been mauled by a 200-pound Florida black bear. As Frana cries in distress,...
  • Wildlife officials kill bears as woman recovers from weekend attack

    Wildlife officials kill bears as woman recovers from weekend attack
    As a Seminole County mother recovered from a bear attack this weekend, wildlife officials said Sunday night that they shot an aggressive bear and put down others in the area of the attack. In the wake of the mauling, Frank Frana described finding his...
  • Woman injured in bear attack

    Woman injured in bear attack
    A Seminole County woman is recovering at home today after being attacked by a bear. The woman, whom the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission identified as Terri Frana, is back home from the hospital, where she was treated for scratches and claw marks to...
  • 04/14: Business events

    04/14: Business events
    Chamber Winter Park: Small Business Education Series, Community Relations ROI, 8 a.m. April 18; Winter Park Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Cost: free to Chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Details: 407-644-8281. East Lake...
  • Day care hit-and-run defendant Robert Corchado planned to flee country, FHP testifies

    Day care hit-and-run defendant Robert Corchado planned to flee country, FHP testifies
    Despite testimony that authorities consider Robert Corchado a "severe threat" to flee the country, a judge on Monday declined to raise the bond of the man accused in the KinderCare crash that killed a 4-year-old girl last week. Orange County Senior...
  • Florida day-care hit-and-run suspect surrenders

    After spending a day on the run, a man wanted in a Florida hit-and-run crash into a day-care facility, which left one girl dead and more than a dozen other people hurt, turned himself in, officials said Thursday. Robert Alex Corchado, 28, surrendered at...
  • Stuart Fullerton: Curator who founded 'Bug Closet' at UCF

     Stuart Fullerton: Curator who founded 'Bug Closet' at UCF
    There are more than a half million bugs at the University of Central Florida that owe their existence to Stuart Fullerton. A lover of natural history, Fullerton founded and endowed the "Bug Closet" at UCF, home to mounted specimens of arthropods,...
  • Manhunt underway for Florida driver in day care hit-and-run

    Florida authorities were hunting for a 28-year-old ex-con Thursday after a hit-and-run crash at an Orlando-area day care center left one young girl dead and 15 people hurt, most of themĀ children. Officials said Robert Corchado slammed his Dodge...
  • Traffic: Dean Road faces 24-hour lane closure at 11 p.m. Thursday

    Traffic: Dean Road faces 24-hour lane closure at 11 p.m. Thursday
    All traffic will be slowed to one-lane Thursday night on Dean Road when Orange County traffic crews begin repairs between University Boulevard and County Line Road. The culprit is a culvert carrying sewerage to the Iron Bridge Treatment Plant. The...
  • 3 smaller races hit Geneva, Daytona, SeaWorld

    3 smaller races hit Geneva, Daytona, SeaWorld
    Smaller races often mean smaller entry fees and a better chance of placing in your age group. Here are three this month: Dawson's Dream 5K, 8 a.m. Saturday, April 12, Geneva Elementary, 275 First St., Geneva. This is a memorial walk/run in memory of...