Tonia Roberts bought a new outfit and arranged a ride to the Orange County courthouse in preparation to testify at a trial — a case that began with an innocent 15-year-old girl getting paralyzed by a stray bullet.
Meals on Wheels is delivering a little something extra to its elderly clients in Orange County this week. In addition to food, volunteers are distributing more than 1,000 Valentine's Day cards created by Bridgewater Middle School students and staff.
Orlando International Airport welcomed a record number of domestic and international traffic in 2015. With 38.8 million passengers traveling through the airport last year. The existing record of 36.4 million travelers, set in 2007, was easily surpassed.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Friday called for U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson of Orlando to drop out of the race for a Senate seat in Florida.
Winter Park based high-end steak house chain Ruth's Chris reported higher revenues and profits in the fourth quarter as the price of steak drops, parent company Ruth's Hospitality Group reported Friday morning.
Hard Rock Hotel has changed its clothes. As part of the Universal Orlando resort's multimillion-dollar renovation, the memorabilia lining the hallways of the hotel has been swapped out and updated.
Crews have shut down southbound U.S. 17-92 between Winter Park and Maitland for the weekend as they work on repaving the road under the railroad bridge. The southbound lanes closed Thursday night just south of Park Avenue and will remain blocked until 6 a.m.
Osceola deputies say they arrested a mother and daughter Wednesday afternoon after the pair solicited an undercover detective for sex. Detectives said they also found crack cocaine and three children locked in a bedroom at the pair's Poinciana-area home, an arrest report states.
A century after Albert Einstein first suggested the existence of gravitational waves, the world of physics and astronomy was rocked Thursday when scientists announced they finally detected gravitational waves. Last September, an international team of astrophysicists used an exquisitely sensitive,...
The Invictus Games Organizing Committee on Thursday announced the schedule of competition for the wounded warrior athletic event, which will be held in May at Walt Disney World. An international spotlight will shine on Orlando for five days, May 8-12, during competitions at ESPN's Wide World of...
Orlando officials this week discussed a developer's plans to construct the first buildings at the five-year-old Creative Village property that bridges downtown and the historic Parramore community. Premier-Nelson Group Inc.
Gov. Rick Scott's office announced on Friday a Zika virus information hotline for Florida residents and anyone who's visiting or planning to travel to the state in the near future.
Joel Pierre stares under the microscope at cloudy water pulled from a nearby retention pond — a convincing lesson to never swim in the lakes on the Valencia College campus.
The Coast Guard on Friday inspected a cruise ship that was battered and damaged by an intense winter storm to determine if it will be able to set sail as scheduled on a weekend voyage.
A former Seminole County teacher accused of showing a wooden carving of a penis to her students, using obscene language and encouraging students to abuse each other is now permanently barred from teaching in Florida public schools.
Paul Adamission's 12-person crew at IPAC Inc. in Winter Springs can turn out more than 2,000 gallons of red Mexican-style sauce in a single day, which is enough to last Tijuana Flats a few weeks.
Head over to the Second Annual Indie-Folkfest on Saturday from noon-5 p.m. Everyone is invited to this love-fest that brings together local artists, musicians, and food and drink specialties, for a grand picnic in the Sculpture Garden that overlooks Lake Formosa in Loch Haven Cultural Park.
More than 100 potential witnesses from three countries and 30 states have been interviewed in the investigation of the fatal police shooting of Corey Jones, according to an update on the investigation from the Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office Thursday.The investigation into the Oct.
Haley Pine was 6 years old when her father, Orange County Deputy Scott Pine, was shot and killed while chasing a burglary suspect. She's 8 now. And as the second anniversary of her father's death approached, Haley decided she wanted to speak at the candlelight vigil planned to remember him.
From late 2014 through 2015, Apopka shelled out $165,000 in taxpayer money to retired employee Richard Anderson to lobby state and federal government on behalf of the city he knew so well.
An escaped Florida prisoner, his girlfriend, and her toddler son were found safe in Kentucky three weeks after they disappeared from Daytona Beach Shores. Gary Bullock Jr., Natasha Quigley, and 3-year-old Xander Quigley were found by the U.S.
Cupid is poised to draw back his bow, Florida strawberries are at perfect blush and there's an aroma of chocolate in the air. Let's dish: Culinary quickie before Valentine's Day.
Some of the guns look a little rusty or like they haven't been touched in decades. There are rifles, pistols and revolvers. Some look like antiques and others brand new.
Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration says a hospital where a woman died after being forcibly removed has been cited for 10 deficiencies. AHCA Secretary Elizabeth Dudek called the deficiencies so egregious that Calhoun-Liberty Hospital will be fined and must submit correction plans by...
The Orlando police pepartment arrested a man connected to the mass shooting at Glitz Ultra Lounge moments after gunfire erupted, Orange County court records show. The arrest affidavit for 23-year-old Jose Jaime Brull-Lopez describes a fight that broke out "between two different groups of Hispanic...
There's no mistaking what Clifford "Rockitman" Cutter's favorite attraction is at Universal Orlando Resort. The Pineallas Park resident recently completed his 10,000th ride on the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster. President and chief operating officer of Universal Orlando Resort Bill...
Florida's public schools received their 2015 grades this morning as the state released its annual A-to-F school report card months later than usual and amidst criticism the marks were flawed and incomplete.
TALLAHASSEE – School funding increases, business taxes drop, hospital funding is slashed and thousands of disabled and elderly patients will remain on waiting lists under competing budget plans passed Thursday by the House and Senate.
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will meet for their second one-on-one debate Thursday night in Milwaukee, as Sanders tries to build on his runaway win in New Hampshire - and Clinton hopes minority voters can save her struggling campaign.
UPDATE: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says diplomats meeting in Munich have agreed to work with Syrian parties to implement a "nationwide cessation of hostilities." Kerry said early Friday that the target is to implement the cease-fire in a week's time.