| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:47 PM
John Wayne Rogers is a blind man who two years ago shot dead an overnight guest in his living room.
He was cleared of murder in that case, and today in a Sanford courtroom, he'll ask Circuit Judge John Galluzzo to return his .308-caliber assault rifle,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:48 AM
One-hundred yards to go and Special Olympian Monica Hernandez started sprinting.
With a torch extended into the air from her left hand, Hernandez, 26, of Oviedo, crossed the finish line as more than a dozen Seminole County law enforcement officers...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:57 AM
State senators on Monday advanced legislation that would more harshly punish Florida teachers who molest or have sex with students.
Enhanced criminal penalties would apply to authority figures -- teachers, coaches, counselors and school volunteers...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:13 AM
A bill that calls for harsher punishments for Florida teachers who molest or have sex with students is headed to Gov. Rick Scott for his signature.
The ennhanced criminal penalties would apply to authority figures — teachers, coaches, counselors...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Seminole County school leaders pleaded with Gov. Rick Scott this week to fix Florida's confusing "scholar" diploma rules and the resulting "senseless retroactive testing" of students. In a letter sent this week, they asked him to exempt this year's...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:09 PM
The second season of Pop-Up Pianos culminates Sunday, April 6, with a concert, contest and auction at Sanford's Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center.
The art-and-music event, which begins at 2:30 p.m., is a fundraiser for the Steinway Society of...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:37 PM
An aspiring chef from Seminole County is one of two young cooks who will compete for the title of 2014 American Culinary Federation Southeast Region Student Chef of the Year. The competition takes place at Trident Technical College, North Charleston, S.C....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:15 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:22 PM
A barricade of tables, chairs, other furniture and odds and ends piles up onstage at the Athens Theatre in DeLand. Delicate lighting sets the mood. A half-dozen musicians tug at the heartstrings as they mournfully play. Before long, more than 40 actors...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:36 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:26 PM
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 them children.
Officials said Robert Corchado slammed his Dodge...