| 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...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:11 PM
If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, help is available. Here is a list of Central Florida domestic violence hotlines:
Orange County Harbor House, Orlando Hotline number: 407-886-2856
Osceola County Help Now of Osceola County,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Lake Mary's standout defensive lineman Adam Torres, who is committed to play next year at Florida State, missed the Rams season opener against Lake Howell on Friday night with an injured knee.
Torres, who also sat out last week's preseason kickoff...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:54 AM
During an announcement show Thursday afternoon on ESPNU, Port Orange Atlantic senior forward Ronni Williams was selected to participate in the 12th annual McDonald's All-American girls basketball game.
"It's a blessing and I thank God for it. Hard...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:02 AM
The former Volusia County beach officer accused of trading racially charged Trayvon Martin comments and photos on Facebook and his cellphone told investigators he didn't think the material was offensive, the Daytona Beach News-Journal is reporting.
| Apr 16, 2013
When Alpa Patel's grandfather was diagnosed with cancer, he seemed healthy: The 64-year-old had been training for a triathlon when doctors found a lemon-size tumor in his brain. He died almost a year to the day from when he was diagnosed.
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:56 AM
A Volusia County safety officer was fired Friday after he was accused of posting racially insensitive comments on Facebook following the George Zimmerman trial, the Daytona Beach News-Journal is reporting.
Todd Snipes, 45, a Volusia County lifeguard for...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:49 AM
Rev. Al Sharpton defended his role in the controversial Trayvon Martin case during a church sermon Sunday, the Daytona Beach News-Journal is reporting.
Sharpton's 45-minute sermon was part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of Rev. L. Ronald Durham'...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Here's a list of all spring football games in our coverage area. Please alert us of any errors or changes.
Thursday, May 16
Cornerstone Charter at Master’s Academy DNR
Lake Nona 33, First Academy 21 - Final (3 varsity quarters)
| May 8, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Florida's legislature debated the terms of a proposed bill that would allow the sale of 64-ounce growlers, among other provisions for beer business, for months. The bill died when the legislative session ended May 3.
Rep. Katie Edwards of Plantation...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The Keys and the Gulf Coast have a reputation for some of the world’s most picturesque Florida sunsets. But neither occur with the Atlantic coasts stellar sunrise. Now Sloppy Joe's has combined the allure of their Key West and Treasure Island...