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  • Running for Brews: Just the incentive you need?

    Running for Brews: Just the incentive you need?
    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...
  • Escaped Florida killer appears before judge in Orange County

    Escaped Florida killer appears before judge in Orange County
    Central Florida killer Charles Walker briefly faced a judge Wednesday morning at the Orange County Jail on a warrant issued after authorities say he successfully escaped a North Florida prison using forged documents. Walker nodded silently during his...
  • Negron wants state takeover of Lake O discharges

    Negron wants state takeover of Lake O discharges
    TALLAHASSEE – The chairman of a Senate panel studying the Indian River Lagoon and South Florida waters wants to strip the federal government of the power to decide when to pump polluted waters out of Lake Okeechobee. Sen. Joe Negron, the Stuart...
  • Michael Dunn's fate with jurors in loud-music murder trial

    Jurors on Wednesday received the murder case of Michael Dunn, the Florida man accused of shooting an unarmed black teenager during a dispute over loudly played music. The sequestered jury began its work by choosing a foreperson before beginning to...
  • Split verdict in Florida loud-music slaying case

    A jury in Florida returned a split verdict in the case of Michael Dunn, accused of killing an unarmed teenager in a dispute over loud music — a decision that will put the software engineer in prison for the rest of his life but leaves unanswered...
  • Michael Dunn convicted on 4 of 5 charges in loud-music murder case

    A jury has found Michael Dunn, the Florida man accused of shooting an unarmed teenager to death during a dispute over loud music, guilty of four charges, but the jury was unable to reach a decision on the top count, first-degree murder. Dunn, who is...
  • Port Canaveral expansion full steam ahead

    Port Canaveral expansion full steam ahead
    As Port Canaveral heads into the new year, big changes are underway to establish the port as a cargo destination and to draw more cruise ships. In January, the port will begin work on deepening its channel to make room for cargo vessels and on...
  • Palm Beach Aggregates' controversial development proposal resurfaces

    Palm Beach Aggregates' controversial development proposal resurfaces
    Palm Beach Aggregates is reviving an old development fight by once again pushing to build 2,000 homes beside rock mines west of Royal Palm Beach. The old Highland Dunes development on Southern Boulevard was put on hold back in 2008 after South Florida&...
  • George Zimmerman's wife: 'I have doubts' about his innocence

    George Zimmerman's wife: 'I have doubts' about his innocence
    George Zimmerman's wife is raising questions about his innocence in the 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin, as the couple's marriage continues to publicly go sour. “I think anyone would doubt that innocence, because I don’t know the person that...
  • George Zimmerman trial: Profiles of the jurors

    George Zimmerman trial: Profiles of the jurors
    SANFORD - Six women, all but one of them white, are deciding whether Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman murdered 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in a case that sparked widespread outrage and prompted civil rights marches. They began...
  • Child-sex defendant was briefly denied bail before GPS monitor

    Child-sex defendant was briefly denied bail before GPS monitor
    Authorities say a Cocoa monitoring company delayed seven hours in relaying to authorities an alert from 70-year-old Loomes Wheeler Jr.'s GPS gear on the morning he fled his Osceola County home. But a newly released recording of a May court hearing...
  • Quiet Cocoa Village to party soon

    Quiet Cocoa Village to party soon
    It was typically quiet on my visit last week to Cocoa Village, a quaint district of antiques shops and eateries in Brevard County, but expect the place to be more rowdy next month — at least briefly. On Feb. 9, the area tucked between State Road...