| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:02 AM
The former Volusia County beach officer accused of trading racially charged Trayvon Martin comments and photos on Facebook and his cellphone told investigators he didn't think the material was offensive, the Daytona Beach News-Journal is reporting.
| Jul 27, 2013
When it comes to motorcycle tours, Florida's flat landscape doesn't offer the breathtaking scenery of a mountain pass in Colorado or an old New England village.
Yet the state still beckons bikers — and not just for the mammoth, road-clogging...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:34 AM
Jonathan Savas has a unique method to get a baby to fall asleep: The 24-year-old dad is accused of placing a 10-month-old boy face down on the couch and then sitting on the baby's head while visiting a woman at a Deland mobile home park, reports The...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:38 AM
"Everything old is new again," according to a vintage adage, and I recently experienced a real-Florida example of that truth.
Shuffleboard — celebrating its 100th anniversary this year — is casting off its old image, enshrined in 1950s...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:18 PM
He said "A man's home is his castle; It always has been and so it remains"
But he holds the keys in a fist of rage
His home is his castle
And mine is a cage
"A Man's Home is His Castle," by Faith Hill
This time, when she stirred from blackness,...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:56 AM
A Volusia County safety officer was fired Friday after he was accused of posting racially insensitive comments on Facebook following the George Zimmerman trial, the Daytona Beach News-Journal is reporting.
Todd Snipes, 45, a Volusia County lifeguard for...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Loads of tourists visit Florida to experience thrill rides ... just not with Uncle Leon.
Leon J. Lovelady, age 20, woke up his nephews, ages 8 and 5, at 4 a.m. Sunday to go for a joyride, according to an arrest affidavit from the Daytona Beach Police...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Mazda put its diesel powerplant to work this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, completing 96 laps with a best lap time of 1.35 minutes at the Grand-Am Brickyard Grand Prix.
The Mazda6, propelled by a 400-horsepower inline four-cylinder turbo-...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:21 AM
Summer and camping vacations go hand in hand – what with the allure of lots of fresh air, activities like fishing and hiking, and Mother Nature’s charms to admire including forests and lakes. If a camping getaway is on your radar this...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:54 AM
Looking to get to know the places you visit in Florida in a fresh and flavorful way? Check out a local farmers market. These colorful markets have free admission – and some feature live entertainment – and they also offer visitors...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below.
This list is organized by region.
(Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:59 AM
Tropical Storm Chantal, 5 a.m. Tuesday advisory
OUTLOOK: Tropical Storm Chantal still is projected to aim generally toward Florida and the Bahamas over the next five days, placing the southern half of the state in the cone of error, including Orlando....