Toughness takes different forms in the NBA. Successful teams overcome physical and mental fatigue — something the Orlando Magic failed to do Wednesday night. Playing on the second night of a back-to-back and their first game at Amway Center following a successful road trip, the Magic were outhustled...
Pulse victims are often classified in one of three ways: the dead, the wounded and those who made it out of the night club physically unharmed, but traumatized. Barbara Poma doesn't fit neatly into any of those categories.
Authorities have charged two juveniles for starting an East Tennessee wildfire that killed 14 people and destroyed or damaged more than 1,700 buildings. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, local District Attorney General James Dunn and Great Smoky Mountains National Park announced charges at...
UPDATED: In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan is a guest on "Orlando Matters" at 7 a.m. Saturday on WRBW-Channel 65. The program looks at how Orlando has moved forward six months after the Pulse shooting, Sheehan discusses a call from Pulse owner...
Three teenagers have been arrested in the death of Roger Trindade, a Winter Park High school student found dead after a fight on Park Avenue in October. The Orlando Sentinel is not naming them because they are minors.
Cuban authorities have cleared the way for ships from two other major American cruise companies to sail from the U.S. to Cuba in the coming year. In separate announcements Wednesday, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Deputies have arrested two people in last week's slaying of a man outside an Orlando dialysis center. Kenny Chaney and April Coger are both facing charges of first degree murder and robbery with a firearm, and are being held in the Orange County Jail without bail, records show.
When Rollins College president Lewis Duncan resigned under fire in 2014, he left with nearly $1.5 million in total compensation that year, which was one of the highest earnings among private college leaders, the Chronicle of Higher Education reported this month.
NOTE: This story will update throughout the day The stage is set for a rocket launch tonight. United Launch Alliance officials said late Tuesday that the company had completed its standard “readiness review” with weather expected to cooperate for a military satellite launch.
Oregon reportedly is set to hire USF coach Willie Taggart. The move was first reported by ESPN's Brett McMurphy Wednesday morning. The 40-year-old Taggart is coming off his best season at USF where he led the Bulls to their first 10-win season and a berth in the Birmingham Bowl on Dec.
Federal authorities say a Tampa woman has been charged with making death threats against the parents of a child who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. The U.S.
Hispanic Federation, a national nonprofit aimed at strengthening Latino families and organizations, has organized a five-day festival in Orlando to honor victims of the Pulse shooting. FuerzaFest opened Wednesday with a workshop on discrimination an violence in the Latino and gay communities.
A woman is in serious condition after being shot in the face at a Pine Hills gas station Wednesday, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. The woman, who is in her early 20s, was driving a blue Toyota Corolla through the parking lot of a Citgo gas station at Silver Star and Pine Hills...
A row of greenhouses under construction at Knox Nursery will soon be home to rapid expansion of Florida's newest cash crop: medical marijuana. Some marijuana was already harvested at the Winter Garden firm recently, for Friday's first deliveries of medical pot products in Central Florida.
Emails with details about reservations to Busch Gardens theme park in Williamsburg, Va., were sent in error Tuesday to people who had never made reservations. "Let us assure you that your personal information was not compromised as part of this email," a follow-up email from the park read.
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close to the transition team said Wednesday.
Recovery efforts at an Oakland warehouse fire have ended and the death toll stands at 36, officials said Wednesday. The news comes a day after Oakland officials declared a local state of emergency due.
South Florida-based GameTime is planning a new family-oriented arcade and sports bar restaurant near West Oaks Mall in Ocoee. GameTime has signed a deal to take 25,000-square-feet at the former Borders Books and Music building at 9441 W.
President-elect Donald Trump offered the post of U.S. ambassador to China to Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, a longtime friend of Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to three people close to the matter.
An unmanned Antares 230 rocket nailed its launch from Wallops Island on Oct. 17, signaling Virginia's return as a site for commercial resupply missions to the International Space Station. But it appears the next ISS mission for rocket-maker Orbital ATK won't be from here, but from Florida.
With little notice and stunning quickness, pro-life legislators in Ohio stand one signature away from enacting the nation’s most stringent abortion law in the hopes of sparking a nationwide reversal of the legal right of women to terminate their pregnancies.
TALLAHASSEE – Rep. Scott Plakon, a Longwood Republican, filed HB 6005 on Wednesday, a bill that would allow concealed weapons permit holders to carry guns on college campuses. The bill passed the House earlier this year but stalled out in the Senate.
An Ohio State official says former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn has been hospitalized for more than a week. Hank Wilson with Ohio State University's John Glenn College of Public Affairs said Wednesday that the 95-year-old Glenn is at the James Cancer Hospital, but that doesn't necessarily...
Loretta Bledsoe was an hour into a Southwest flight from Philadelphia to Orlando Sunday afternoon, reading some continuing education materials for her nursing certification, when a flight attendant made an announcement.
Orange County planners approved a request for a new International Drive hotel to be situated closer to the street than code ordinances allow. The Uniq, a 354-room hotel to be built on the same property of the Avanti Resort, will be built with a 20-foot setback instead of the standard 40-foot one,...
A Lake County deputy shot and killed Wayne Donald Dorsey, 49, when the suspect beat the law officer with an oar from a boat in Fruitland Park Lake, the Sheriff's Office said.
The rate of new HIV infections in South Florida spiked to more than three times the national average in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s annual HIV Surveillance Report, which found that diagnoses in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach area last year averaged...
His voice slow and tinged with sadness, Donald Kaup sits in his Orlando living room surrounded by medals, flags, photos and other memorabilia as he remembers the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
An odd announcement interrupted the NFL game at the Polo Grounds 75 years ago today. Servicemen were told to report to their units. Col. William Donovan, the head of U.S.
A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings. Maj.