Orlando

Monuments around the world pay tribute to Barcelona terror attack victims: Eiffel Tower goes dark

At least 13 people were killed and more than 100 injured in a terror attack on Barcelona's Las Ramblas on Thursday.<p>Monuments around the world paid tributes to the victims of the attack.<p>The Eiffel Tower in Paris, the capital of France that has itself experienced the trauma of several terror attacks …

Eiffel Tower

Florida auto insurance 'no-fault' system repeal again proposed

A long-discussed proposal to repeal Florida's no-fault auto insurance system is headed back to the Legislature in 2018.<p>Sen. Tom Lee, R-Thonotosassa, …

Insurance

This family is about to spend literally 1 month exploring Disney World

About two years ago, very photogenic couple Garrett and Jessica Gee sold all of their belongings and set out to travel the world with their two …

Disney World

One World Trade Center's Spire Glows In Colors Of The Spanish Flag

The red and yellow lights atop the skyscraper honor the victims of the terrorist attacks in Spain.<p>The spire at the top of One World Trade Center in New York City glowed red and yellow on Thursday night in a show of solidarity with Spain, a country reeling from deadly terrorist attacks that killed …

Terrorism

Coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios: Grand Avenue

Walt Disney World has shared more information about yet another new area springing up at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park. The Muppets Courtyard …

Walt Disney Company

Fill 'er up: 4 eateries at Orlando-area gas stations

A few local restaurants are making it even easier to grab a meal while on the go.<p>These eateries have set up shop inside (or in the same plaza as) gas …

Restaurants

MCO will get new JetBlue route to Atlanta

JetBlue announced Thursday it will operate a new flight from Orlando International Airport to Atlanta starting in March.It will be the first nonstop …

Airlines

Orlando Health revamping pediatric neurology services

Orlando Health is revamping its pediatric neurology and neurosurgery programs at its Winnie Palmer and Arnold Palmer hospitals in downtown Orlando, …

Health Care

Florida Highway Patrol major resigns amid quota flap

<b>TALLAHASSEE, Fla.</b> - A Florida Highway Patrol major who allegedly instructed troopers to issue two citations an hour has requested to retire from the …

Florida

5 things to know heading into Epcot International Food Wine Festival

The 2017 edition of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival looms: The first day of the 75-day event is Aug. 31, the earliest start in its …

Walt Disney Company

Firefighters are warning people to never leave bottled water in your car

Oddly enough, it could be a serious fire hazard.

Water

Lake Nona enlists Google partner to help design shopping center

Lake Nona’s developers are pairing with a sister company of Google to help design the shopping center of the future.Tavistock Development is …

Highway Rest Stops • Carolyn Drake

Carolyn Drake Georgia Welcome Center. Rest area. 2015. 20-E. Georgia. USA. © Carolyn Drake | Magnum Photos<p>Carolyn Drake Thomas Bradley, rest area …

Road Trips

Visitation canceled at all Florida prisons this weekend

The Florida Department of Corrections canceled visitation at all 149 of its facilities this Saturday, Aug. 19, and Sunday, Aug. 20, citing a security …

Prison

Florida man out of a job after taking part in Charlottesville white supremacist rally

The latest Charlottesville, Virginia, rally participant to be out of a job after his participation in last week's white nationalist event is a …

Virginia State Police

Staring at the sun? Get some eclipse glasses

In Orlando, unfortunately, eclipse viewers will see a far-from-total eclipse on August 21. (85.2 percent, to be exact) However, if they try to look …

Astronomy

National media should focus on UCF star Shaquem Griffin, not ex-kicker Donald De La Haye

Dear national media:Allow me to interrupt your preoccupation with making a martyr out of a part-time UCF kicker who voluntarily gave up his college …

College & University

One of SeaWorld's oldest killer whales dies

Kasatka, a 42-year-old killer whale that SeaWorld calls the matriarch of its orca family, died Tuesday night, marking the second orca death in a …

SeaWorld

McKenzie Milton appears to have won UCF starting quarterback job

UCF coach Scott Frost said quarterback McKenzie Milton most likely would start the season opener against FIU on Aug. 31, but he stopped short of …

College & University

'Death investigation' underway at Sand Lake Road SunRail station

A death investigation is underway at the Sand Lake SunRail station, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.<p>Deputies say a man was found dead …

Crime

Deputy charged with giving airport shooting video to TMZ

A veteran Broward Sheriff’s deputy was arrested Wednesday, accused of secretly recording security video of the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting in …

Crime

What the 15 top executives who quit Trump's business councils said about why they left

After what appeared to be an accelerating exodus of chief executives serving on President Trump’s business and manufacturing advisory councils, Trump …

Johnson & Johnson

17 Tinder Bios That Know How to Tickle Your Funny Bone

The dating scene has become a competetive whirlpool of sexy pictures, ridiculous profiles and jokes ranging from fantastic all the way to dad central.<p>…

Relationships

Ever received a phone call about a free cruise? You may be entitled to cash

If you received a phone call offering you a free cruise, you may be entitled to cash.<p>A class action lawsuit claimed that a resort marketing group …

Woman gets lifetime bus pass for 103rd birthday

A Bay area woman, who has lived more than a century, received a sweet surprise that will help her keep moving.<p><b>Woman gets lifetime bus pass for 103rd</b> …

Orange school board likely to join lawsuit over divisive new Florida law

The Orange County School Board likely will join a planned lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of several sections of a controversial education …

Education

Girl may be pregnant with rapist's child, Sanford police say

A 15-year-old Sanford girl may be pregnant with her rapist’s child, police said.Dennis Latroll Brown, 37, was arrested last week on a warrant after …

Crime

Bushes, Obama, Clinton weigh in on Charlottesville

While President Donald Trump offered three vastly different public statements over four days on the violence triggered by a white supremacist rally …

Elections

Judge considering sanctions against Pulse widow's attorneys, records show

A judge is considering sanctions against attorneys representing Noor Salman, the widow of Pulse nightclub shooter, according to court documents filed …

As Neo-Nazis spit their hatred, I can no longer hold my tongue

I woke up angry this morning.On every news channel there were people marching through streets of a state that was one of the original colonies of the …

Racism