| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Investigators are alarmed over a recent string of suspected arson fires in downtown Orlando and Sanford — including five this weekend — and are trying to determine if the blazes are linked.
On Monday, Orlando fire officials said 12...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:40 AM
State and local investigators said Wednesday that they want to question a man who may know about a string of 11 arson fires that have occurred in the Sanford area since June.
When authorities began investigating a handful of fires in downtown Sanford...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Another suspected arson fire at a vacant home in Thornton Park was discovered by a neighbor on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Orlando Fire Department.
It's the sixth suspicious fire to be reported between late Saturday and early Sunday and the 13th...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 7:18 PM
A person of interest in nearly 30 arsons throughout Central Florida was arrested Saturday after a chase with Daytona Beach police and a suicide attempt, officials said.
Steven Angle, 40, is in the Volusia County Jail on charges of disorderly conduct and...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:10 AM
The 2004 hurricanes made Central Florida stronger, WKMG-Channel 6 finds in a new special.
Chief meteorologist Tom Sorrells hosts the program, "Charley, Frances and Jeanne: 10 Years Later," at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Reporters Erik von Ancken, Mike...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Florida's annual back-to-school tax holiday runs this weekend from August 1 to August 3.
Most clothing items, computers and computer accessories are exempted from the state's 6 percent sales tax. But the list for what's exempt and what's taxable is...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Patrick Galatowitsch, the award-winning principal of Fern Creek Elementary, is leaving to become a principal in Lake County.
Galatowitsch, who had been with Fern Creek for five years and an Orange County schools administrator for 25 years, is expected...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Boiling Crab & Seafood has opened in Orlando's Colonialtown. The eatery's menu includes live blue crab, Lousiana crawfish, king crab legs, snow crab legs, Dungeness crab clusters and live golden crab. Po boy sandwiches are stuffed shrimp, oyster,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:48 AM
The taste is not the only complex thing about a quality wine. College courses can be taught about the distinctions between regions and wineries in France alone, not to mention the rest of the world. Aside from the actual drinking of the stuff, it's hard...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Florida Bicycle Association and Metroplan Orlando offer: Truth & Techniques of Traffic Cycling (classroom session) 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28 at Metroplan Orlando. Train Your Bike (bike-handling session) 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Orlando City...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:17 PM
For an imaginary moment, swim with Hueland Todd Brown as he descends into a deep, caramel-colored river, feeling his way with his hands and hoping nothing bites.
Brown lives by the Choctawhatchee, a wild river that coils through remote forests in the...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 4:33 PM
By Mark Schlueb, Orlando Sentinel The future strength of the Democratic Party in Florida just might live in a tidy bungalow in Orlando's downtown Colonialtown neighborhood. He's a state lawmaker and rising star in Florida's Democratic circles whose jabs...