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  • 'Swatting' hoax about fatal AR-15 shooting in Oviedo home prompts big cop turnout

    'Swatting' hoax about fatal AR-15 shooting in Oviedo home prompts big cop turnout
    The caller described a bloody murder scene inside an Oviedo home early Friday morning, officials said. "I just shot my mom," said the caller who claimed to use an AR-15 rifle to kill the woman about 4 a.m., officials said. The call prompted nearly...
  • Ripples from Gaza conflict felt by Central Floridians

    Ripples from Gaza conflict felt by Central Floridians
    Elana Goldstein, 18, went to Israel last month for what's called a "birthright trip": a subsidized visit available to anyone with at least one Jewish parent. She was greeted with air-raid sirens and exploding rockets. Another Central Florida woman,...
  • Five things for Friday, August 8

    Five things for Friday, August 8
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: a "swatting" call leads to big police response; boy's body identified at notorious reform school; and weekend offerings: beer and art, superhero movies, and handmade mugs. 1. A "swatting" call led...
  • Larry Pultz: Oviedo veterinarian cared for animals, owners

    Larry Pultz: Oviedo veterinarian cared for animals, owners
    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....
  • Another Qua Harper buzzer-beater 3-pointer wins FABC Futures Shootout

    Another Qua Harper buzzer-beater 3-pointer wins FABC Futures Shootout
    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...
  • Barbecue guide covers Orlando, Central Florida

    Barbecue guide covers Orlando, Central Florida
    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...
  • Headlining Central Florida's legislative candidate list, Siplin says he can't 'leave the game'

    Headlining Central Florida's legislative candidate list, Siplin says he can't 'leave the game'
    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...
  • Legislators agree on Central Florida bike trail, other hometown projects

    Legislators agree on Central Florida bike trail, other hometown projects
    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...
  • Joys of cycling cast a spell on ardent riders

    Joys of cycling cast a spell on ardent riders
    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...
  • A new normal for this single guy: An adopted family

    A new normal for this single guy: An adopted family
    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...
  • Akron first in line with offer for Hagerty ATH Jaquavis Dixon

    Akron first in line with offer for Hagerty ATH Jaquavis Dixon
    When Hagerty athlete Jaquavis 'Qua' Dixon received his first scholarship offer from Akron during practice Wednesday, he was so excited he couldn't even remember the name of the coach who offered him. "I was so shocked. When he offered me I had to...