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  • 2 killed in dump-truck crash on Boggy Creek Road

    2 killed in dump-truck crash on Boggy Creek Road
    Two Kissimmee women were killed Friday morning in a crash involving a dump truck and a sedan on Boggy Creek Road in south Orange County. A preliminary Florida Highway Patrol report shows the victims, driver Maritza Vasquez and passenger Yezenia Morales,...
  • Prosecutors seek death penalty against twin brothers in Altamonte shooting

    Prosecutors seek death penalty against twin brothers in Altamonte shooting
    SANFORD — Christopher and Manuel Rodriguez Jr. are twin brothers, born three minutes apart nearly 20 years ago. They grew up together in Altamonte Springs and are practicing Jehovah's Witnesses. If prosecutors have their way, both will wind up...
  • 7/28: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard JOSE E. SANCHEZ, 37, Melbourne Beach, died July 20. Funeraria Porta Coeli, Kissimmee. Orange NATIVIDAD ALVAREZ, 88, Orlando, died Wednesday. Family Funeral Care, Hunter's Creek. PABLO ESPINO GONZALEZ, 65, Orlando, died July 19. Funeraria Porta...
  • 7/30: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard KATHLEEN TAYLOR, 56, Mims, died Friday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville. Lake JAKE LERAY BROWN, 38, Mount Dora, died Sunday. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Apopka. ALTA M. DESCHENES, 88, Leesburg, died Tuesday. Cremation Choices,...
  • Saturday's Cycle for Survival to benefit cancer research

    Saturday's Cycle for Survival to benefit cancer research
    In 2010, three weeks into a new year, Lauren Branch got a call from her mom that made her drop to the floor. Her mother -- a nurse who had never smoked a day in her life -- had stage 4 lung cancer. "This wasn't just my mom telling me she had cancer --...
  • 8/11: Deaths in Central Florida

    Orange DELMA L. CESTERO, 63, Orlando, died Friday. Funeraria Porta Coeli, Kissimmee. ANA L. DIAZ, 95, Orlando, died Saturday. Family Funeral Care, Hunter's Creek. ANA JIMENEZ, 60, Winter Garden, died Saturday. Orlando Direct Cremation Service. LUZ...
  • Leesburg looks to restore luster to aging Venetian Gardens

    Leesburg looks to restore luster to aging Venetian Gardens
    LEESBURG — For decades, Venetian Gardens was considered the gem of Leesburg. Today, the sparkle has disappeared. On Monday, city commissioners will get their first look at a plan to spruce up the aging 65-acre park that sits along Lake Harris....
  • 8/10: Deaths in Central Florida

    Lake JULIA ANITA CHRISTOPHER, 89, Eustis, died Thursday. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis. BENNIE DEITRICH JR., 57, Leesburg, died Wednesday. Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society, Lady Lake. EDITA LARA, 85, Clermont, died Thursday. Funeraria San...
  • City commissioners like no-new-taxes budget for new year

    City commissioners like no-new-taxes budget for new year
    It’s been a while, City Manager Randy Knight noted, since Winter Park raised its property taxes. “The millage rate of 4.0923 is the same millage rate we’ve had now for six years,” Knight told city commissioners during the July 28...
  • SunRail parking lot in DeBary may be expanded

    SunRail parking lot in DeBary may be expanded
    So many people are using the SunRail station in DeBary that commuter-train officials are looking at expanding the parking lot. SunRail project manager Tawny Olore said she thinks an additional 100 spots need to be added to the 275-space lot, which...
  • Marriage confusion, EZPass, and Mears-Uber: Letters

    Marriage confusion When I picked up Friday's Sentinel, the first thing I noticed was the picture of two lesbians kissing. The article on the jet that was shot down in the Ukraine, killing 298 people, was below it on the front page. I encourage my...
  • Maitland looks to boost lagging SunRail ridership

    Maitland looks to boost lagging SunRail ridership
    SunRail has transformed some once-sleepy train stations into hives of activity during the morning and evening rush hours. Maitland isn't one of those. According to July ridership numbers from SunRail, the Maitland station had 3,172 passengers, the...