| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:26 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday he plans to push lawmakers to budget $55 million for restoration of the Sunshine State's pollution-choked natural springs.
The announcement comes as lawmakers gear up to battle over potentially massive springs...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:59 AM
A smartphone app that recently won early rounds of funding in Orlando aims to help Floridians check out the hurricane safety of their homes in much the same way they look up vehicles' crash-test results.
The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes awarded a...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The gunman accused of chasing and killing a 21-year-old man at a west Orlando apartment complex on Thursday told police he was pursuing a suspected burglar and acted in self-defense after he was attacked.
A police account of the shooter's self-defense...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, and galleries to see absolutely free.
FIRST FRIDAY STREET PARTY: 6-10 p.m. Friday; Downtown Eustis, Magnolia Avenue...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Until Monday, Florida black bears were mostly a source of awe and amusement to their suburban neighbors.
Sure, bear complaints were rising. The big lugs made repeated appearances in areas throughout Seminole County and other Central Florida communities,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:38 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Confronting a congested future, Florida lawmakers are once again advancing a plan to restructure the toll agencies for most of Central Florida into a larger, more powerful body that would oversee mass-transit and roadways.
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:56 AM
About 25,000 people took off in the Walt Disney World Half Marathon on Saturday morning after Donald Duck quacked, "On your marks. Get set. Go!''
Mike Morgan of Lake Orion, Mich., did not waddle.
Morgan, 33, repeated as the men's champion, finishing...
| Jan 15, 2014
Yield: 4 servings
3/4 cup heavy cream
3/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup limoncello
7 large eggs
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 quarts cubed stale bread
1/4 cup each: granulated sugar and limoncello or lemon juice
1. Put bread...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A federal judge in Orlando has ordered two former executives of a now-defunct Longwood investment brokerage to pay more than $8 million to settle civil fraud charges that they ran a bogus scheme involving foreign currencies and securities.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:44 AM
TALLAHASSEE – The controversial decision to tap Rep. Steve Precourt to direct the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority could clear the way for the Legislature to pass a bill restructuring the toll agencies for all of Central Florida.
| Jan 10, 2014
While counting the thousands of online votes submitted for the Orlando Sentinel's 16th Annual Foodie Awards, I noticed a few missing elements.
We're always refining the categories and through the years we have pulled a few because there may have been...