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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Legislators agree on Central Florida bike trail, other hometown projects

    Legislators agree on Central Florida bike trail, other hometown projects
    TALLAHASSEE -- In a $75 billion budget stuffed with hometown goodies, lawmakers Tuesday agreed to fund the expansion of a bike trail through Central Florida, a gun range in Brevard County, and a raft of other pet projects. Those two projects demonstrate...
  • Florida Legislature's $75 billion budget talks are all wet

    Florida Legislature's $75 billion budget talks are all wet
    TALLAHASSEE – Inking a $75 billion spending plan for Florida government will require some last-minute trading over wetlands, springs, Everglades, lakes and other water-related hometown projects. With legislative budget negotiators closing in on...
  • Blue Angels, Thunderbirds coming back to Florida in 2014

    Blue Angels, Thunderbirds coming back to Florida in 2014
    The U.S. military will be letting the Navy Blue Angels and Air Force Thunderbirds back in the sky in 2014, and several Florida stops have already been announced. "Community outreach is key to connecting Americans to the military," said Blue Angels...
  • Florida travel calendar for October

    Florida travel calendar for October
    Check out festivals and events in October across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • George Zimmerman pulled over in Brevard County last month

    George Zimmerman pulled over in Brevard County last month
    George Zimmerman, the former Neighborhood Watch volunteer acquitted in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, was pulled over in Brevard County last month, the Florida Highway Patrol confirmed. According to FHP spokeswoman Sgt. Kim Montes,...
  • 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...
  • Armando Ramirez solicits cash, donations for courthouse holiday party

    Armando Ramirez solicits cash, donations for courthouse holiday party
    Osceola County Clerk of Court Armando Ramirez has been soliciting cash and other donations for an employee holiday party – but refuses to tell the public who's donating and how much. Ramirez's solicitation letter, printed on executive stationary...
  • The craziest things to happen in Central Florida in 2013

    The craziest things to happen in Central Florida in 2013
    It's been an interesting year, to say the least. Florida, or FloriDUH if you will, is known for being home to some of the strangest criminals in the world. Basically, we Floridians are the butt of the rest of the country's joke and sometimes, I'm OK...