| May 18, 2013
| 4:13 PM
A University of Central Florida student's blood was tested for alcohol after she was accused of causing a fatal head-on crash early Saturday.
Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes said the test was ordered after first responders to the 5:30 a.m....
| May 21, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Kaylyn Martin and her best friend had rented movies in the University of Central Florida library and grabbed a bite to eat when — as they were walking through a campus parking garage — a black car with its headlights off came screeching toward...
| May 14, 2013
On Friday, 36 students from the University of Central Florida's College of Medicine's charter class will graduate.
All had full scholarships funded by local businesses, foundations and individuals. This outstanding accomplishment was the brainchild of...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:39 AM
Do you care about the survival of sea turtles? Dolphins? Do you ride horses, watch whales or fish for large-mouth bass? Did you serve as a paratrooper — or care for someone who did?
If so, you can tell the world — with your license tag....
| May 15, 2013
| 8:43 PM
The tumblers and aerialists fly high in Cirque du Soleil's touring show "Quidam," stopping through the weekend at the UCF Arena. So does the imagination, which soars in this thrilling show through costumes, imagery, light and sound.
Cirque du Soleil...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 11:51 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott promised on the campaign trail that he would build "world-class universities" as part of his plan to jump-start the state's stagnant economy and bring new jobs to the Sunshine State.
He pledged higher levels of state...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:30 AM
A Lake Worth man is going to Washington with a simple message: Fix the debt.
Julio Fuentes, president of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will appear at the national capital with other grassroots activists to plead with leaders to solve...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 9:25 PM
This season, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater's production of "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)" mined comedy from the clunky phrase that technically follows that organization's name. Officially, it's Orlando Shakespeare Theater in...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Most South Florida law enforcement agencies say they drill continually for mass shooting events, and if they haven't made it a regular practice, they're partnering with larger departments to prepare. But Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 8:19 AM
The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling will hold its 25th Anniversary Conference, Problem Gambling in Florida: Past, Present and Future, Thursday and Friday at the DoubleTree Hilton Orlando, Florida at SeaWorld.
The conference will feature former...
| Oct 28, 2012
Dear President Obama and Gov. Romney,
Four years ago, voters younger than 30 shaped history. They went to the polls in droves and helped make then-Sen. Barack Obama the nation's first black president-elect.
Your performance with young voters, Mr....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Florida, be proud.
Your colleges are ranked among the nation's best — of the worst — in terms of being the best party schools and the least rigorous institutions of higher education.
Go Gators! In June The University of Florida ranked as the...