| Jan 26, 2013
| 9:45 PM
It was country music with the Blake Shelton stamp-of-approval. Traditional sounds yielded to rock and rap in Luke Bryan’s performance for a sold-out crowd on Saturday at Amway Center. That’s nothing new in modern country music, but Shelton...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:34 AM
It's all over but the shouting, so the saying goes, as the remaining two-thirds of Central Floridians –who did not early vote– go to the polls today to cast a ballot for who they want to be president for the next four years. Both the Barack...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:53 AM
"I thought she was playin'," the tow truck driver told deputies.
However, she was New York-bound and dtermined to get there.
The tow truck operator responded to a call to help a stranded motorist on Thursday morning when her rental car...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Bulow Creek boasts 5,600 acres of beautiful, old-Florida greenery that serves as a home to the 400-year-old Fairchild Oak. There are miles upon miles of shady trails including the Bulow Woods Trail, which leads visitors to the Bulow Plantation Ruins...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:57 AM
An executive who formerly ran a Naperville-based social service agency devoted to finding homes for children with special needs fled the country days before he was charged with diverting more than $200,000 from the agency, according to authorities.
| Jun 29, 2013
It stretches from the Atlantic Ocean almost to the Gulf of Mexico, a route that encompasses sandy beaches, springs, secluded forests and history from John D. Rockefeller to Elvis Presley.
There are a lot of diversions along State Road 40, a scenic east-...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 5:14 AM
This tow company duo sure didn't toe the line when conducting business.
Late last month, the owner of Mustang which had been involved in an accident the day prior, went to AA Accurate, a towing business near Ormond Beach, to take a child’s car...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:44 AM
It goes without saying that the landscape of Florida is target-rich for environmental photography. The Natural Florida Project was my take on documenting some of the special ecological treasures around the Sunshine State, utilizing the unique mobility...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"I don't think I've ever seen so many hats in an audience before," said Norah Jones to a crowd taking in her performance Friday night at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio.
The sight of tens of thousands of cowboy hats may have given the...
| Oct 6, 2012
Roaring engines and crashing waves are the soundtrack for this week's Postcards dispatch.
Let's start with the engines.
Biketoberfest returns Oct. 18-21 in Volusia County, a magnet for motorcyclists worldwide interested in riding in the fall weather...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:29 AM
Paula Barker, an Ormond Beach mom, pleaded no contest on charges of stealing $4,000 from her son while he was deployed in Afghanistan, reports WFTV ABC News-9 in Orlando.
When her son had returned from Afghanistan in September 2011, he noticed the...