The Hillary Clinton campaign released a new Spanish language television ad Tuesday highlighting a new Puerto Rican voter from Orlando. The ad, “Primera Vez” – Spanish for “First Time” – “highlights how Trump's promise to deport millions of families is leading Latinos from all walks of life to stand...
A woman who was injured in the Pulse nightclub mass shooting filed an emergency petition in Orange County Circuit Court seeking an audit of the money raised for survivors before the funds are handed out.
A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: TRUMP: "You don't learn a lot from tax returns." THE FACTS: Donald Trump was explaining why he won't release his tax returns, although numerous other presidential candidates have done.
Families of the 49 people killed in the Pulse nightclub massacre will receive $350,000 each from the OneOrlando Fund — after parents, siblings and spouses settle disputes over who gets the money, officials announced Monday.The 37 survivors who were hospitalized will receive from $65,000 to $300,000...
Today it's your turn. Keep the e-mails, tweets and Facebook messages coming. Dear Beth, Thank you for writing about the candidates' views on assault rifles. Ever since Pulse (and all the other tragedies), this issue is high on my radar for whom I will vote for.
NBC Universal’s golf empire — founded by Arnold Palmer — has conquered thousands of golf courses, taken over a sprawling corporate park in Orlando, and now employs over 1,000 people in Orlando.
When Brianna Barker spots the big blue "Tennessee welcomes you" sign about an hour into her car trip, she breathes a little easier. Barker crosses the state line from Alabama to Tennessee every time she goes for a prenatal appointment.
In a standing-room only courtroom packed with Noel Carter's family and community activists, the South Florida banker who was videotaped in a physical encounter with Orlando Police officers evaded a felony conviction on Monday after the judge withheld adjudication and sentenced him to four years...
The Florida High School Athletic Association’s board of directors voted 14-2 on Monday in Gainesville to approve a revamped football playoff format that eliminates districts for small schools, Class 1A through 4A, and brings back at-large playoff berths for all eight classifications.
The U.S. Senate Campaign for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio rolled out the "Puerto Ricans for Marco Coalition" Monday. The coalition includes about 300 Republican, Democratic and Independent Puerto Ricans from Florida who are backing the Republican candidate for re-election.
Donald Trump dominated even a two-person debate -- but that is not necessarily a good thing for him. Hillary Clinton put him on defensive, often looking pleased with herself for bringing up his inheritance and an early '70s discrimination lawsuit.
An Orlando federal judge has dismissed 45 more lawsuits over access to Disney theme-park rides and attractions for disabled people, but the lawyer handling them is already appealing them. U.S.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine stressed the importance of Hispanic voters and fair immigration policies in Orlando on Monday, part of a multi-day campaign swing through Florida. The Virginia senator appeared at a roundtable discussion with Latino religious leaders at the Hispanic...
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are meeting face-to-face for their first presidential debate Monday night. The Sentinel's Scott Maxwell, as well as other Sentinel reporters and editors, will be tweeting while watching the presidential nominees face off at Hofstra University in New York.
Mississippi State athletic director Scott Stricklin is the new Florida Gators’ new athletic director, a source confirmed to the Orlando Sentinel. Stricklin will leave his alma mater and employer since 2008 to replace Jeremy Foley.
Backyard chickens could soon have a permanent home to roost in Orlando. On Monday, the City Council by a 5-1 vote gave initial approval to making permanent the city's "urban chickens" program, which allows residents to keep hens for eggs in backyard coops.
One of the nation's highest-profile shooting victims, former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, will kick off a national gun-control political tour Tuesday in Orlando Tuesday. Called The Vocal Majority Tour, the free event in Orlando will feature candidates, politicians and victims of the Pulse Nightclub...
TALLAHASSEE -- County elections supervisors are up for pay raises, while penalties increase for trafficking in the modern version of food stamps and for stealing credit-card information at gas pumps, under new laws that go into effect Saturday.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will meet Monday at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., for their first presidential debate -- the face-to-face culmination of months of fierce political battle. They will bring their own aims and political baggage, their own styles and quirks.
Arnold Palmer’s family thanked friends and fans for their warm tributes to the golf legend after his death Sunday at the age of 87. Memorial services are still being arranged, according to a statement released by Amy Palmer Saunders, one of golf visionary’s daughters.
Scott Stricklin was unanimously approved as the University of Florida's new athletic director Tuesday morning, and current athletic director Jeremy Foley extended his retirement date. Foley will officially leave UF on Nov. 1 instead of his original retirement date on Saturday.
Thank you Dee Gordon. Thank you for honoring José Fernández. Thank you for honoring your fallen brother. Thank you for making us cry, in a good way. Your epic moment -- the first-inning home run Monday night -- won’t bring back Fernández , a young, gifted man who died way too soon.
Some coaches run from expectations. New Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel embraces them. When his team convened Monday for its annual media day, Vogel pledged to raise the bar for a franchise that failed to make the playoffs the last four seasons.
With millions watching and the American presidency on the line, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are poised for a must-see showdown Monday night, pitting the Democrat's call for steady, experienced leadership against the Republican's pugnacious promises to upend Washington.
The Walt Disney Co. is rumored to be eyeing Twitter for a possible acquisition, putting the Burbank entertainment giant in the company of tech firms such as Google and Salesforce that have previously been named as potential suitors.
SeaWorld Orlando will introduce Central Florida's first virtual-reality roller coaster next summer, retrofitting Kraken with headsets to give riders the sensation of traveling through the sea amid mythical and prehistoric creatures.
As the world continues to celebrate the life of Arnold Palmer, I wanted to highlight an accomplishment many people don't remember -- the time The King got involved in Florida politics ...
Watch live player interviews and more during Orlando Magic Media Day 2016.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, a leading gun control advocate, has endorsed former Orlando police Chief Val Demings for Florida's 10th Congressional District, Demings' campaign announced. "Val Demings is the best person in this race to fight for the responsible steps we need to help keep guns...
SeaWorld Orlando today introduced a new pass that allows you to bring a different guest every day. It works like this: You buy an annual pass to SeaWorld for the normal price of $168.