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  • Weather: Severe storms knock out traffic signals, bring down tree limbs

    Weather: Severe storms knock out traffic signals, bring down tree limbs
    A line of severe thunderstorms pounded Orlando on Tuesday afternoon, knocking out power to downtown-area traffic lights and bringing down tree limbs. The strongest measured wind from the system was recorded in Kissimmee at 46 mph, said National Weather...
  • Traffic: S.R. 528, I-4, S.R. 408 all congested

    Traffic: S.R. 528, I-4, S.R. 408 all congested
    Traffic is congested on the BeachLine Expressway this rush hour. The eastbound side is slow from the Interstate 4 ramp to Florida's Turnpike. A crash also is blocking the eastbound lanes near State Road 520 in east Orange County. Other trouble spots...
  • U.S. wins more guilty pleas in first counterfeit apps case

    (Reuters) - The final defendants in what the U.S. government called its first prosecution of a counterfeit apps case have pleaded guilty over their roles in alleged schemes to traffic in pirated Android mobile device applications. Thomas Pace, 38, of...
  • Motorcyclist killed in south Orange crash

    Motorcyclist killed in south Orange crash
    A motorcycle rider was killed late Wednesday when the bike hit a median and fell onto its side, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The driver, who was not identified, was southbound on Landstar Boulevard near Rhode Island Woods Circle about 8 p.m. when...
  • Upscale prostitution ring suspect planned to flee with pimp, agent says

    Upscale prostitution ring suspect planned to flee with pimp, agent says
    Recorded jailhouse phone calls between a suspected pimp and Jennifer Helen Richmond, who allegedly told agents she earned $500,000 a year as an upscale "escort," were used against the young woman in court Tuesday — to her surprise. Richmond, 22, is...
  • Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects

    Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects
    TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.” But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
  • Dr. Phillips president asks for Winter Park's support in the future

    Dr. Phillips president asks for Winter Park's support in the future
    When it comes to the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Kathy Ramsberger said, it’s important to note that location isn’t all that important, but what is significant in the long run is how well this facility in downtown Orlando...
  • Last-minute tips for income tax procrastinators

    Last-minute tips for income tax procrastinators
    As Tuesday's income-tax deadline looms, experts have a word of caution for procrastinators: Filing your return at the last minute can be hazardous to your financial health. Rushing to file leaves taxpayers especially vulnerable to making math errors,...
  • After crunching numbers, enjoy Tax Day deals and freebies

    After crunching numbers, enjoy Tax Day deals and freebies
    My apologies!  An earlier post contained some inaccurate information.   After you’re done crunching the numbers this tax day for the IRS, treat yourself to some yummy deals. Here are some specials you might enjoy. (Check back throughout the day...
  • Case shows ties between Puerto Rico and Orlando drug organizations

    Case shows ties between Puerto Rico and Orlando drug organizations
    From an inconspicuous restaurant on East Colonial Drive, tucked between shuttered businesses and a pawn shop, authorities say a crime ring was serving up empanadas, cocaine and guns. Local and federal authorities spent 2-1/2 years investigating the...
  • Businesses can pitch ideas for cash, services

    Businesses can pitch ideas for cash, services
    Entrepreneurs with a unique idea to sell can indulge their fantasies of winning over the judges next month, as Orlando gets its own, local version of the pitch show "Shark Tank." SCORE Orlando, a non-profit group that provides free business mentoring...
  • Author Stuart Woods to speak at 2014's Reading Between the Wines in Orlando

     Author Stuart Woods to speak at 2014's Reading Between the Wines in Orlando
    New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods learned to read before he started school. "By the time I got to first grade I was a voracious reader, so they put me in the second grade," Woods said. His mother taught him to read. She was reading him...