| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:14 AM
There's no other place in Central Florida quite like downtown Orlando.
From its abundance of bars and clubs to its brick streets that line the surrounding neighborhoods, downtown Orlando is a special place that attracts a special type of resident.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Action in response to the not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial continues to sweep the nation, as lawmakers, preachers, students and others took to Washington, Tallahassee, Orlando and beyond to gear up for protests and rallies through...
| Mar 13, 2013
Check out festivals and events in April across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
April 1-6: Sun 'n Fun International...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Mention sweet peas and many thoughts could come to mind. Some might have images of a nice container of fresh shelled peas harvested from the garden and ready to eat. Others think of snapping peas in the garden and eating the pod and all. Then there are...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Local public-affairs programs will draw on Orlando Magic connections this weekend. Former Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy will talk to “Flashpoint” about raising money for Seminole County public schools. Lauren Rowe's other guest is...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 4:44 PM
The Orlando Citrus Parade is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown Orlando. But the nationally syndicated, one-hour version of the 32nd annual parade will air at 11 a.m. New Year's Day on WFTV-Channel 9. Trista and Ryan Sutter, who found love...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:38 AM
Here;s a woman that needs to stop waffling around and take her mommy role more seriously.
After crashing her SUV into a concrete pole inside a 7-Eleven's parking lot, Jeri Cox, a 30-year-old mom, took her child and wobbled away to another nearby...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:43 AM
These days, ringing cellphones create the biggest disturbance for theatergoers.
But back in the pioneer days of Orlando's cultural development — well, the 1980s, Shakespeare lovers faced interruption by ambulance sirens, shouting in the streets,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Orlando cops say Lawrence Labonte, 51, committed a foul act: He is accused of deliberately allowing his dog to attack one of the iconic swans at Lake Eola Park, valued at $500, which later had to be euthanized, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
– Orlando took another step toward boosting its public art on Wednesday when Mayor Buddy Dyer announced seven artists have been chosen for a new sculpture program during his State of the City address.
The See Art Orlando program is designed to...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 10:33 AM
August 2011: Mayor Dyer drops charges in homeless-feeding arrests
Members of Orlando Food Not Bombs were arrested Wednesday when police said they violated a city ordinance by feeding the homeless in Lake Eola Park.
Jessica Cross, 24, Benjamin Markeson,...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 5:09 PM
The anti-poverty group Food Not Bombs Thursday vowed to continue feeding the hungry in Orlando's signature park in spite of the arrest of three of its members Wednesday.
"I don't know why they're so threatened by people ladling out food," said Ben...