Congratulations, Florida. You're now halfway through one of the most uninspiring Senate campaigns in America. The race has featured lies, flip-flops, resume-padding, debate-ducking, name-calling and ethical baggage. And that was just among the front-runners.
Former Orlando police Chief Val Demings has won the Democratic primary for Florida's 10th Congressional District in a landslide, with nearly all precincts reporting. "I am so humbled and honored to stand on this stage tonight and be one step closer to serving Central Florida in Washington," Demings...
Federal and State Orange Seminole Lake Osceola Volusia View all primary news Federal and state State Constitutional Amendment 4 96 of 5,976 precincts reporting 60 percent needed to pass Name Percent Votes Bar Yes 74.2% 455,525 No 25.8% 158,436 U.S.
Voters across Central Florida are heading to the polls Tuesday for the 2016 primary election. Floridians will be voting for U.S. Senate and U.S. House candidates, and congressional seats, local county commissions and circuit and county judges will also be decided.
An Altamonte Springs police officer was arrested early this morning after a domestic incident, officials said. Senior Police Officer Paul Singrossi was placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation, police said.
A rocket set to launch from Florida's Space Coast this week is the next step toward Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's effort to provide Internet service to poorly connected areas of sub-Saharan Africa.
Seminole County Judge Jerri Collins was publicly reprimanded in Tallahassee this morning by Florida's chief justice for publicly belittling a domestic violence victim. Last year Collins ordered the woman to jail for three days for failing to come to court and testify against the man she accused...
Colin Kaepernick has some homework to do on the road to becoming a Social Warrior. Go to Google and type in the words “Fidel Castro” “dictator” and “human rights.” Our good friends at Wikipedia tells us that “human rights in Cuba are under the scrutiny of Human Rights Watch, who accuse the Cuban...
Jeanne Cassady said she's long walked past the "bags of hope" laid out in her Altamonte Springs church offices without paying much attention to them. The clear plastic bags stocked with snacks, water and a note of encouragement are assembled so members of St.
Armchair art critics are having a field day with the latest big development in Winter Park. The stretch of restaurants and shops at the corner of U.S. 17-92 and Morse Boulevard, where the beloved Mount Vernon Inn once stood, seems to be beckoning extra-sharp tongues.
Counting in Lake County primary elections came to a screeching halt Tuesday night because of what elections officials called a software glitch that prevented them from tabulating results.Officials said it could take several hours to complete counting through an alternate system.
In what could be a major upset, Aramis Ayala, a Democratic challenger for Orange-Osceola State Attorney, has taken a substantial lead in both counties over incumbent Jeff Ashton. With 126 out of 247 precincts reporting in Orange County, Ayala garnered 56.8 percent of the vote to Ashton's 43.2....
The map shows the percent of registered voters in each Orlando precinct who voted in the August primary. Click a precinct for a more detailed breakdown. Darker colors indicate higher turnout.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office released its 911 calls on Tuesday from the Pulse nightclub attack in June. The calls are from frantic family members and loved ones of people trapped inside the club who could not call 911 themselves.
Scientists have discovered three existing drugs - used for cancer, hepatitis C and for parasitic infections - that they say appear promising against the Zika virus.The experiments were conducted only in lab-grown human cells in petri dishes, but the results were dramatic.
You might think Vladimir Putin would have to travel thousands of miles to be accused of trespassing in West Palm Beach. But it appears the pugilistic president of Russia shares a name with Vladimir Putin of West Palm Beach.
Polls in Central Florida open this morning with the U.S. Senate race involving former presidential-primary candidate Marco Rubio garnering heavy interest on the ballot. Voters may take to the polls until 7 p.m.
Friends and family Monday mourned the death of a plastic surgeon from Lebanon who died in a traffic crash on Florida's Turnpike while on his way to Walt Disney World.
A Palm Coast woman is facing a second-degree murder charge after being found on top of her husband in his hospital bed moments before his death in May, Daytona Beach police said Monday.
As primary voters prepared to head to the polls Tuesday, the two leading candidates for Florida's U.S. Senate seat were already looking forward to the general election in November. U.S.
U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has lost her battle to remain in office amid a criminal indictment and a revamped district that includes thousands of new voters. The Jacksonville politician was defeated in the Democratic primary by former State Sen.
Democrat Patrick Murphy and Republican Marco Rubio won easy victories in their U.S. Senate primaries Tuesday — and now their general election race against each other can really begin. With 34 percent of the vote counted, U.S.
The Seminole and Broward county school districts have joined those in Orange and Hernando counties in appealing a judge's ruling in the third-grade retention case, attorneys said. They think Circuit Judge Karen Gievers of Leon County improperly heard the case in Tallahassee.
ORLANDO — A neighbor of the Florida nightclub where a mass shooting left 49 people dead told a 911 dispatcher that panicked patrons were banging on his door for shelter and hiding behind his car.The report was one of numerous 911 calls from the Pulse nightclub shooting in June released by the Orange...
Orange County sheriff's deputies helped search University High School this morning after the principal received a threatening email overnight, district officials said. Deputies, along with Orange County Public Schools Police, responded immediately, but didn't find anything in the building, schools...
For about five hours Monday, the teenager accused of illegally posing as a doctor and stealing from a patient was back in Palm Beach County Jail following his arrest on new charges of grand theft and writing a bad check.
A tropical depression predicted to make landfall in Florida later this week could strengthen into a tropical storm today, forecasters say. Hurricane Hunters flew into the depression this morning and found it still has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center....
Plans for up to 325 new apartments along a busy intersection in Dr. Phillips has drawn the ire of nearby residents, who say the project's developers are shopping for a government willing to grant approval.
The architects of the $1.8 billion-south terminal at Orlando International Airport, set to be completed in three years, also created the Denver International Airport and Incheon International in South Korea, considered two of the best-designed airports in the world.
Traffic and sightseers at the Pulse nightclub shooting location are creating troubles with parking, disruptions from official visits, trash and a general change in the feeling of the neighborhood, according to business owners in the district.