| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The Sports Xchange
MLB roundup: Jays acquire Valencia from Royals The Toronto Blue Jays acquired Danny Valencia from the Kansas City Royals on Monday in exchange for catcher Erik Kratz and right-hander Liam Hendriks.
Valencia, 29, is joining his fifth...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:11 PM
The Sports Xchange
Minor leaguer Delmonico gets 50-game ban Milwaukee Brewers minor league third baseman Nick Delmonico has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for an amphetamine.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:42 PM
A friend of mine wanted some heavy duty fireworks for a backyard display on Wednesday night. He liked a big store in Brevard County he’d heard about, so off we went.
It was my first trip to buy heavy-duty fireworks in years, and my first ever in...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:32 AM
John Hitt, president of the University of Central Florida, looks back at the school's past year and the coming semester in an interview on "Orlando Matters." John Brown hosts the program 7 a.m. Saturday on WRBW-Channel 65. Hitt discusses how the...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE – It was the biggest binge on hometown projects since the pre-Great Recession days.
The Florida Legislature used its best financial outlook in nearly a decade this spring to sprinkle in more taxpayer-funded hometown projects –...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:13 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott signed a record $77 billion, election-year budget Monday that boosts spending on schools and the environment while sparing hundreds of millions in local projects from the threat of vetoes.
The spending plan for the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:24 AM
Reefer madness appears t be alive and well in the Sunshine State.
A tipsy Tavish Smith, 45, who works for a Brevard County judge, was found in a ditch with pot on her truck's floorboard after being involved in two crashes, said Florida Highway Patrol...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:23 PM
An established aerospace giant and two newcomers are in the final stretch of a competition to build the next "taxi service" to the International Space Station, and experts say the upstarts are gaining traction.
Boeing Co., SpaceX and Sierra Nevada Corp....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Test flights claimed the lives of four Florida residents in two separate plane crashes about 90 minutes apart.
One plane crashed near Daytona International Airport on Monday night, killing two people, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 7:16 PM
What better after a run than an ice-cold brewski? If that's your attitude, then Orlando's new Running for Brews chapter may be for you. The debut 5K run is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, from Wildside Bar & Grille, 700 E. Washington St., Orlando, and then...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:45 AM
What's the most popular major-league baseball team in Central Florida?
If you guessed the Atlanta Braves, strike one.
If you guessed the Tampa Bay Rays, strike two.
If you guessed the Miami Marlins … c’mon, you deserve to be sent down...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:39 AM
A Brevard County man was diving near Sebastian Inlet when he had a close encounter with a great white shark.
Jimmy Roseman of West Melbourne was diving and spearfishing southeast of Sebastian Inlet on Florida's East Coast earlier this month and...