| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
This year, the Florida Legislature, buoyed by a rare surplus, raised a ship that for several years had been sinking in red ink. Yet, the state remains far from safe harbor. Nurturing economic diversity, improving schools and brightening prospects for...
| Aug 5, 2014
DOLORES RODRIGUEZ-BARRIOS, 93, Titusville, died Saturday. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.
GEORGE FREDRIC CLEAVER, 94, Eustis, died Sunday. Hamlin & Hilbish Funeral Directors, Eustis.
DOROTHY ANNE CONNER, 78, Sorrento, died Saturday....
| Jul 27, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Tom Ruby coached football at so many Central Florida high schools that he became known as "the Lou Saban of Orlando," after the well-traveled college and NFL coach.
And at every stop along the way, he was known as a kind and patient man who mentored and...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:26 PM
After more than two years of battling Longwood City Hall, Florida's court system and his neighbors — along with racking up nearly $200,000 in code-enforcement fines — Sean Law has cleaned up his yard.
"It is an improvement — it looks...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:55 AM
A three-car collision on Maitland Boulevard killed a 22-year-old man and left a young woman with serious injuries Saturday morning, officials said.
Kyle Raymond Lowe, of Ocoee, was pronounced dead at the scene.
He was driving west on Maitland...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:40 AM
SANFORD — When he went on trial in April, breakaway Warlocks motorcycle gang member David Maloney convinced a jury he did not murder two men and did not try to murder a third.
Prosecutors, though, plan to retry him on another attempted-murder...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Republican voters in Florida House District 30 will choose between two conservative businessmen who say they want to create jobs and cut government regulation.
Longwood Mayor Bob Cortes and Seminole County businessman Scott Sturgill face off in the...
| Jul 27, 2014
Carol Perry struggled with rheumatoid arthritis but still was quick to volunteer to help the elderly with errands and to drive them to doctors' appointments.
During her five decades in Orange and Seminole counties, she helped the young and the old...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:11 PM
A rabies alert for neighborhoods surrounding the Big Tree Park, in Longwood, has been issued by Seminole County health department. A feral cat tested positive for rabies in a neighborhood near the park last week, health officials said.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week.
But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we.
Player, Level, Team, Org.,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:48 PM
ROSEMARY GORDON, 88, Titusville, died Wednesday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
PHILIP HALL, 77, Titusville, died Friday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.
JUNE KLEIN, 80, Cocoa, died Wednesday. North Brevard Funeral Home,...