GAINESVILLE — Coach Jim McElwain is a Montana native new to the Florida-Florida State game. Sophomore cornerback Jalen Tabor hails from Washington D.C., where the Redskins-Cowboys rivalry is king. Yet, it hasn't taken coach or player long to develop a proper hate for the Seminoles.
The deadly Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting that unfolded Friday afternoon prompted condolences and reassurance from the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates. "Our top priority is the safety of our patients and staff.
Orange County deputies arrested a 21-year-old man Friday accused of breaking into homes with a firearm. Ralph Ductan faces charges of robbery with a firearm, burglary of an occupied dwelling, and theft, Orange County sheriff's Det.
Universal Orlando Resort will be featured as part of the 2015 Nickelodeon HALO Awards for the first time in the history of the community service recognition special. The show and organization honors teenagers that are making a difference in their communities.
Police were responding Friday to a report of an active shooter near aPlanned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. The situation has not been stabilized, police Lt. Catherine Buckley said. She had no further details.
The chairman of a group that advises SunRail says the DOT is making a big mistake with it's new schedule change. Jeffery Morris wrote in SunRailRiders.com that the Department of Transportation's plan to add a 1 p.m.
Don't think of the Thanksgiving meal aftermath as a pile of leftovers; think of it as a refrigerator full of opportunities to stretch the grocery budget. Just about everything on the table can be transformed into new meals for the coming weekend or repackaged and frozen for later in the holiday...
Here's a glance at holiday weekend options at Central Florida's theme parks and attractions. As with any time that schools are not in session, expect crowds. So pack your patience when heading out for these special occasions.
Ghazala Salam already had a tough job: mobilizing Muslim-Americans to be active in Florida politics and getting a place at the table for her caucus. It's become a greater challenge in the past two weeks.
It's a straightforward idea, but also a new priority for housing agencies here and across the country: To help the homeless, start by finding them homes. The "housing first" approach to homelessness recently adopted by federal agencies has been embraced by Orlando's leaders, who approved nearly...
Hindsight is 20-20. And, now, almost four years after they made their decision, the Milwaukee Bucks must regret their decision to trade Tobias Harris and two other players to the Orlando Magic for J.J.
Orlando police investigated a drive-by shooting in west Orlando on Thanksgiving day.It happened just after noon in the 3300 block of Fitzgerald Drive, said Orlando police Lt. Frank Nunez.A white four-door vehicle, possibly a Nissan Altima, with tinted windows pulled up in front of the home and...
A piece of a SpaceX rocket was recovered more than 4,000 miles from its launch site near the Isles of Scilly on Thursday, according to the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency.
Bicyclists, joggers and walkers may want to take note: Seminole County plans to temporarily close the pedestrian bridge spanning Interstate 4 in Lake Mary for at least three months early next year.
Another major lane shift is coming on Interstate 4 near downtown Orlando as work crews finish demolishing the closed Lake Ivanhoe eastbound exit. Starting Dec. 6, about a three-quarter-mile section of three eastbound lanes will be moved to the west just to the north of Lake Ivanhoe to accommodate...
The last time the Milwaukee Bucks visited Central Florida, the result was an abject disaster for the Orlando Magic. The Bucks were missing Ersan Ilyasova, Kendall Marshall, Zaza Pachulia and Jabari Parker to injuries and Larry Sanders to a suspension, but the Bucks still crushed the Magic 115-100...
The "Beetlejuice Graveyard Revue" will live on for an extra month at Universal Studios theme park. The stage show, featuring classic monsters and modern tunes, was scheduled to close next Wednesday.
For Christmas this year, my wish list consists of things for others: peace on Earth, good will for all men (and women and children, too) and a pair of hand-painted slip-on shoes.
For an hour every Tuesday after school, Tina Tilak is free of the stress of middle school: the pressure to get A's or to step perfectly at dance class. The 13-year-old is in her happy place, the library at Ocoee Middle School.
In November, a passenger in a Florida-bound car sued Pennsylvania state police who mistook homemade soap in his trunk for cocaine. The incident, which landed the man in jail for nearly a month, is not the first time a field drug test has identified illegal drugs that turned out to be a harmless...
Angel Arroyo and his wife, Barbara Alicea, live in a tidy Orlando townhome with their two children and a tiny Yorkie named Kahlua. The couple fills their free time in simple ways: spending time with their daughters, ages 5 and 9, and attending church on Sundays.
Running off at the typewriter. … In the wake of UCF's abysmal season coming to an embarrassing end in Thursday night's 44-3 beatdown at the hands of USF, why didn't UCF hold a news conference on Friday to announce that Bowling Green's Dino Babers is the Knights' next head coach?
Police are looking for a man they say robbed two Days Inn hotels in Cocoa and Titusville. The man walked into a Days Inn on Cheney Highway in Titusville around 10 a.m.
Rap music blared from speakers at the stables where the Orlando Police Department keeps its patrol horses. It wasn't for the enjoyment of the people that work there – it was for the horses.
Police were responding Friday to a report of an active shooter near a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. The situation has not been stabilized, police Lt. Catherine Buckley said. She had no further details.
Four moving walkways that have been a fixture down the middle of the main terminal at Orlando International Airport may go away early next year. Their removal would be part of a continuing overhaul of the 34-year-old building that also could include new seating and the elimination of carpeting...
Five years ago Orlando city leaders declared a new day for the renamed Windsor Cove complex. Formerly called the Palms Apartments, city leaders said in 2010 the name change offered hope for less crime and better living conditions.
"Star Wars" has a Thanksgiving treat for impatient fans -- a new, minute-long spot for "The Force Awakens," which features a better look at Adam Driver's villainous Kylo Ren, who -- while initially believed to be a Sith thanks to his red crossguard lightsaber -- has been revealed to be a member...
You can't miss Shelly Hodgson, her mother and sister as they shop around the Florida Mall just before 6 a.m. Black Friday. The trio are in matching shirts that perfectly describe the mission they're on.
Instead of a redemption victory, the UCF football team had to settle for a highlight courtesy of redshirt freshman receiver Tre’Quan Smith during a frustrating 44-3 loss to rival USF at Bright House Networks Stadium Thursday.