| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:17 AM
Several delays have been reported on Interstate 4 this morning.
A crash has been reported in Seminole on westbound I-4 at mile marker 96. The crash is blocking the left lane. I-4 is also slow westbound from Exit 84, State Road 50, to Exit 82A, State Road...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:18 AM
WHAT: While speeding along Interstate 4, you might have seen colorful waterslides — and a winding line for them — that's behind a hotel and backing up to the highway. That's Coco Key, which has an elaborate water park that ranges from kiddie...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:36 AM
VetFest under I-4
An array of rock, country and Dixieland acts will provide the soundtrack for VetFest USA, a veterans appreciation street party 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 30 and 31 at the Underfour Church Street Amphitheater in Orlando.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.
Community Unity Festival: Backpack giveaway, exercise programs, games, entertainment and a DJ, live music by LA Robinson and Streetlife. 9 a.m. Saturday,...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Envisioned as a benefit festival for veterans groups, VetFest USA is slated for Labor Day weekend in downtown Orlando. In a press conference today, organizers unveiled a schedule and map for the two-day festival at the "Underfour Church Street...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Ten years ago Hurricane Charley came barreling up Interstate 4 beginning Florida's season of tropical pain.
Charley first formed as a tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 9 and so began the summer of our discontent. It organized just north...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:18 PM
The heavily decomposed female body found near the Osceola-Polk County Line last week has officially been identified as that of Alexandria Chery, the 16-year-old girl who has been missing more than a week, deputies say.
Alexandria's family is starting to...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Congress is facing an Aug. 1 deadline to replenish the federal Highway Trust Fund, which helps bankroll road building and other transportation projects in Central Florida and across the nation. Last week the House passed a stopgap plan to prop up the fund...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Bond for the suspect in 16-year-old Alexandria Chery's disappearance was set at $200,000 on Tuesday, as new details emerged suggesting why authorities preliminarily identified a body found Friday as hers.
Newly available court records revealed that...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Plans for a new 205-room Hyatt Place hotel were filed with the Orlando city planning office, for the corner of South Street and Garland Avenue, next to the Ballroom at Church Street.
The owner of the project is Boston-based Tremont Realty Capital, and...
| Jul 31, 2014
In the tradition of the "Harry Potter" movies, Universal Orlando has come up with a sequel. On Tuesday, Universal Studios will open Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley, a follow-up to the blockbuster boy-wizard attraction that debuted...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:18 AM
I had the chance to ask Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer about the three new hotels being built or planned in the downtown Orlando area.
This boomlet is significant for downtown, especially if you include a fourth project, the new Aloft Downtown Orlando that...