| Jul 23, 2014
| 1:47 PM
A hearing Wednesday ended without a decision on whether a suspected home-invader will be allowed to bond out of jail, after a judge expressed concern about loosing a "band of ninjas" into the community.
"Having a band of ninjas running around the state.....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.
Back to school block party
Orlando Fashion Square, 3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, will be giving away $20,000 cash in Back-to-School Bucks, starting Friday at...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Four months after Oviedo guard Qua Harper beat the buzzer with a dramatic 3-point shot from the right wing in a state semifinal win he was Mr. Big Shot again on Thursday night.
The 6-foot-2 rising senior knocked down another 3 from deep in the right...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Larry Pultz was a tall, strong man, "a John Wayne" right down to his cowboy hat. But he was also a tender-hearted father who insisted on rocking his babies to sleep and a veterinarian who'd get up in the middle of the night to care for a sick animal....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:00 AM
From dive-bar casual to Margaritaville wannabes to simply sophisticated, the dining options on Central Florida's waterways include a myriad of choices.
We set out in search of eats along the St. Johns River from Astor to Sanford, the scenic Intracoastal...
| May 2, 2014
If you want to throw fuel on a barbecue get-together, start a debate about sauce, the type of meat and the heat source for cooking. Then stand back before you are consumed by the whoosh of the verbal fire.
In North Carolina, folks prefer a vinegar-based...
| 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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:04 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- In a $75 billion budget stuffed with hometown goodies, lawmakers Tuesday agreed to fund the expansion of a bike trail through Central Florida, a gun range in Brevard County, and a raft of other pet projects.
Those two projects demonstrate...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Eight years ago, Randy Pawlowski was winding down after work one night, channel-surfing, when he flipped on a Diane Sawyer special: Crisis in America's foster-care system.
Pawlowski was in his early 40s. He was single, a dean at what's now called...
| 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 27, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Forrest Coleman is in a rocking chair on the shaded front porch of the Killarney Station trailhead, gently rocking back and forth. His headphones are around his neck. He's wearing a 2013 Florida Freewheelers Horrible Hundred cycling jersey. There's a long...