| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.”
But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Memo to anyone in NASCAR's inner circle looking for a ride some day:
Don't ask Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Earnhardt left Ryan Newman stranded at an airport in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday morning, forgetting that Newman had arranged to hitch a ride to get to...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report:
Derrick J. Ware, 29, of the 100 block of West Inca Street, was arrested on a bench warrant Tuesday in a case in which he is charged with second-degree assault.
Randy Bowens, 47,...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:58 PM
HAMPTON — Races at Langley Speedway will be live-streamed online this season, perhaps as early as the six-race card scheduled for Saturday to open the track’s 64th season. Track owner Bill Mullis said Tuesday that Langley recently reached an...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:23 PM
When five Navy torpedo bombers took off from Fort Lauderdale in December 1945 and failed to return, they created one of the greatest aviation mysteries of all time and popularized the myth of the Bermuda Triangle.
Now two aviation sleuths, who have...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:50 PM
The Orange Coast College cheerleading team took first place at a recent competition in Florida, according to a news release.
The Costa Mesa school won a coed division at the 34th National Cheerleaders Assn. & National Dance Alliance Collegiate Cheer...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The skies are clearing for air shows in Florida for the upcoming year and beyond with the Air Force Thunderbirds and Navy Blue Angels nailing down dates, and the Sunshine State has a lot of stops on their tours.
Both military performance teams will make...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The new issue of the Explore Florida iPad magazine wants you to put your car in park. The cover story is about five great Florida beachside destinations where you can do a lot more than enjoy the sun, sand and surf without having to drive.
| Sep 21, 2013
There's plenty of competition when it comes to sand and surf in Florida, which might explain why Daytona Beach has been my fall-back option, despite the nickname "World's Most Famous Beach."
Those beachside concessions on the boardwalk next to the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Professional motorcycle racer Shelina Moreda has always liked moving fast. She was just a toddler when she rode ATVs. She fell in love with dirt bikes at the age of 12. Her mother and father -- who raced cars and dirt bikes himself -- were supportive when...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:17 PM
A 97-year-old Daytona Beach woman was hospitalized Wednesday after a Florida Highway Patrol trooper hit her with his patrol car as she walked in a parking lot, investigators said.
Maria McEwen was waiting for her caregiver, who was in a Walgreens on...