| Nov 28, 2012
These Central Florida hospitals were graded in both Leapfrog reports. Health analysts based the grades on 26 variables, including rates of infections; medication mix-ups; acquired injuries (including bedsores); and other sources of harm that can often...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:32 PM
An Orlando auto group, law firm and black fraternity are among those offering $50,000 as a scholarship to four graduating seniors from Trayvon Martin's high school in Miami-Dade County.
The donors, including the Boyland Auto Group and Invictus Law Group,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:29 PM
George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin, plans to ask the state of Florida to cover $200,000 to $300,000 of his legal expenses, his attorney told the Orlando Sentinel Monday evening.
Because Zimmerman was acquitted,...
| Jun 23, 2013
Scoring a seat to the George Zimmerman trial isn't as easy as just showing up to the Seminole County courthouse and asking for one.
For what is expected to be one of the most watched trials in the county's history, court officials have set up a...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger gathered with Sanford's police chief shortly after jurors began deliberating George Zimmerman's fate, and issued a stern warning to the public:
"We will not tolerate anyone who uses this verdict to violate the law."...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:13 PM
On the day that attorneys presented opening statements in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman, scores of residents gathered inside a church in Sanford's historic black community of Goldsboro on Monday to present their views on the case....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:15 PM
A new study by a coalition of gun-control groups, including Mayors Against Illegal Guns, found that in states that have implemented "stand your ground" laws, the number of justifiable homicides has skyrocketed.
The rate is up 53 percent in 22 states,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Sina Candy is opening in Seminole Towne Opening this summer. The store will be located in a 525 square-foot space near the food court. Sina Candy specializes in a variety of bulk candies, candy bars, gum, novelty gum, lollipops, old-fashioned candies,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Carrabba’s Italian Grill is opening July 29 in Sanford across from the Seminole Towne Center Mall. The eatery features a new design for the 237-restaurant chain, an expanded menu and the location will open for lunch daily at 11 a.m. Carrabba’s...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers opening locations in Sanford and Orlando in 2014. The Sanford restaurant, which is scheduled to open in February, will be located off Rinehart Road near the Seminole Towne Center mall. The Orlando fast casual eatery will be at...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:46 PM
As George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial draws to close, law enforcement agencies are preparing to quell any potential violence that the verdict in the high-profile case could spark.
Locally and statewide, law enforcement agencies are ready to...