| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:54 AM
JOSE E. SANCHEZ, 37, Melbourne Beach, died July 20. Funeraria Porta Coeli, Kissimmee.
NATIVIDAD ALVAREZ, 88, Orlando, died Wednesday. Family Funeral Care, Hunter's Creek.
PABLO ESPINO GONZALEZ, 65, Orlando, died July 19. Funeraria Porta...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Quaker Steak & Lube, a fast casual concept will develop four restaurants throughout Central Florida. Altamonte Springs' Wingnutz LLC plans to open Quaker Steak & Lube locations in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala and Kissimmee over the next several years....
| May 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Former UCF catcher Drew Butera was part of Major League Baseball history for the second time during his career.
Butera caught Josh Beckett's no-hitter for the Dodgers Sunday.
It marked the second time Butera caught a no-hitter during his career. He...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Barbara Calabrese has seen plenty of bad driving around railroad crossings. Much of it she describes as "just stupid."
"My feeling is people are comfortable stopping on the tracks," said Calabrese, a Maitland resident. "And they shouldn't be. Never."...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:59 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Central Florida voters can expect to witness a handful of heated races for the state Legislature this year.
But the outcomes aren’t likely to place much of a dent in Republican control of the statehouse, even as the region...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE – It was the biggest binge on hometown projects since the pre-Great Recession days.
The Florida Legislature used its best financial outlook in nearly a decade this spring to sprinkle in more taxpayer-funded hometown projects –...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Ridership is climbing on the SunRail commuter train, despite glitches ranging from balky crossing gates and ticket machines to crowded cars during the evening commute.
Each day, on average, more than 4,100 people board SunRail — just a bit fewer...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Alice Faye Sproul loves SunRail. She writes long emails about her train-riding experience and offers helpful observations and suggestions.
Recently she's been wondering why the tap-on, tap-off ticket validation machines malfunctions so often. ...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Been wondering about Alex & Sierra, the Central Florida duo that captivated viewers and won "The X Factor"?
Their single "Scarecrow," which is out now, goes to iTunes on Monday and their album will be out later this year, Sony Music says.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Brian Waggoner has some advice for people planning to attend the opening of Trader Joe’s first Orlando area location in Winter Park on Friday.
“Don’t shop while you’re hungry,” said Waggoner, 26, an owner at Carmel Cafe...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Alex Kinsey doesn't know when he'll finish his University of Central Florida degree. But he will return to UCF to perform as part of Alex & Sierra at the Aug. 21 Karmin concert.
Alex & Sierra, winners of "The X Factor," are a real-life couple who...