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Forty-three states added construction jobs year-over-year in February, with Florida leading the pack, according to an analysis by the Associated General contractors of America of Labor Department data.
Orlando, Fla. - "We're looking at another warm, dry day in Central Florida," News 6 meteorologist Madeline Evans said.
Orlando, Fla. - Prevailing east winds kept the clouds blowing in from the Atlantic Ocean, giving Central Florida some mixed weather Saturday. At times, skies were partly cloudy and at other times they were mostly cloudy. Winds gusting up to 22 mph ...
A program that teaches Florida veterans how to run a business emerges in Orlando.
A man was shot and killed while riding in a vehicle near Lake Nona on Saturday, according to Orlando police. The man was shot while riding down Narcoossee Road near State Road 528 about 4 p.m.
Orlando, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - The NAACP Florida state conference leaders are having a press conference Saturday morning to discuss Governor Rick Scott's decision about State Attorney Aramis Ayala and her stance about death penalty cases.
With much of Central Florida under a drought as it ushers in its predictably dry spring months, it's not just the farmers praying for rain - it's the firefighters.
Emma Hojnacki drowned in a hotel swimming pool Monday while on a family vacation in Orlando, Florida. Shawnie Kao heard the news Tuesday.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Thanks to a bill that recently passed the Florida House, red-light cameras in the state may soon be a thing of the past.
More than 600 Florida physicians, including 32 in metro Orlando, can now recommend medical marijuana to patients, but many have questions and some are holding off until state rules for the emerging industry are clarified.
Low salaries, over-testing and a lack of respect are driving good teachers away. I talk with two who are leaving -- and dozens more who are frustrated.
Authorities are investigating after a 19-year-old man was shot in the parking lot of a Publix, Orlando police say.
In February, the Orlando area had the second-highest job demand of Florida's metro areas with 33,585 openings. The area also had the second-highest number for high-skill, high-wage STEM openings with 9,585.
A man wearing only green pajama pants and slippers disrupted traffic by eating a pancake breakfast at a Lakeland, Florida intersection.
A Wendy's restaurant worker has been fired after a Florida highway patrol trooper discovered an old receipt that had been imprinted with a racially derogatory ...
A stubborn dry spell in Florida has finally morphed into a "moderate" drought for much of the Orlando area, according to the widely watched U.S.
Constitution Commission Chairman Carlos Beruff today announced the first four scheduled stops on the statewide "Floridians Speak, We Listen" tour being hosted by the 2017-2018 Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC). The Commission will be at ...
Orlando's Florida hospital for women is adding 21 beds to its neonatal intensive care unit and expanding to the fourth and fifth floor to address the increase in ...
With more than 10,000 apartments being built across Central Florida, renters may be tempted to think that rent hikes will ease up this year.
Orlando, Fla. - Central Florida is in the midst of spring break, and that means sharing our sunshine and our roads.
Orlando, Fla. (AP) - A personal injury attorney representing some of the families and survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the gunman's employer and wife, claiming they were able to stop Omar Mateen before the ...
So many of us want to have the technology of the future, like smart cities, autonomous vehicles and instantaneous speeds, but for these innovative ideas to become a reality within cities like Orlando, Florida needs to embrace the uniform deployment of ...
He cited Florida's weather and the large number of people with Spanish heritage here as additional reasons. Desiree Siegel also moved into a new North Orange apartment recently.
Orlando, Fla. - A 17-year-old was shot and killed late Tuesday night outside a nightclub in the heart of Orlando's tourist district, police said. Orlando police said officers were called to the Lux Ultra Lounge on International Drive after shots were ...
A Florida man told investigators he'd been thinking for a long time about killing his mother and finally decided to go through with it on Monday, her 39th birthday.
Orlando, Fla. - Three women were arrested Monday in a prostitution bust at a massage parlor, Orlando police said.
Loyd is accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend Sade Dixon and Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton. The move outraged many state officials, including Gov.
Orlando, Fla. - Ninth Judicial Circuit State Attorney Aramis Ayala says Florida Gov. Rick Scott overstepped his authority when he pulled her off the Markeith Loyd case after she said she would not pursue the death penalty in any cases.
Even as workers' chances of dying on the job have declined nationally, Florida's workplaces collectively have become less safe in recent years, new data shows.
Two Florida State University students were killed in a chain-reaction crash Sunday on Florida's Turnpike in Lake County that also injured more than a dozen other travelers.
Orlando, Fla. - The Florida highway patrol is investigating a crash that left a man dead Saturday night, troopers said.
"Ending use of the death penalty in Orange County is a step toward restoring a measure of trust and integrity in our criminal justice system," said Adora Obi Nweze, president Florida State Conference NAACP. Orlando pastor Gabriel Salguero said, "By ...
Orlando stations report Kennedy entered a no contest plea Wednesday. He agreed to pay $2,500 for investigative costs and ... Meanwhile, a monocled cobra remained loose in Ocala, about 65 miles north of Orlando. Authorities said that snake was reported ...
Court records show the owner of an 8-foot-long king cobra that got loose near Orlando in September 2015 accepted a plea deal Wednesday to resolve charges related to the serpent's escape.
An 8-foot king cobra named Elvis slithered away from his home near Orlando in September 2015, sparking people to create parody accounts for the snake on social media and sell branded T-shirts that read, "I Survived the King Cobra Escape of 2015!
Arrow Sky Media, LLC, a digital technology firm, is relocating its international headquarters from Nashville to Orlando, Florida. The company plans to create 114 new, high-wage jobs and make a $2,930,000 capital investment in the region over the next ...
With Tuesday marking Pi Day thanks to March 14 being shortened to 3.14 or the first three digits of pi, here are some other intriguing dates that have been the source of fascination and speculation.
Which brings us back to Central Florida - where similar demands are needed. As the Sentinel's Sandra Pedicini recently wrote, local officials can't say precisely how Visit Orlando spent all of the $50 million in local hotel-tax dollars it received ...
More than 3,000 students in Lake and Osceola counties want to transfer to new schools in August, taking advantage of a Florida law that allows them to attend any public school that has room. The two districts both closed their transfer application ...
Motorcycles, bikinis and beer are all the rage as bike Week continues in Daytona Beach. But as tens of thousands of bikers crowd into the city for the 76th year in a row, a new study was released that shows Florida leads the nation in motorcycle crash ...
The Orlando leg has been plagued with many more difficulties than the West Palm Beach-to-Miami leg, where Brightline parent company Florida East Coast Industries owned many pre-existing tracks. The Orlando leg will include a 40-mile section where new ...
A Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon spacecraft blasts off, Tuesday, May 22, 2012, from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
The state unemployment rate was 5 percent in January, up 0.1 percentage point from the December 2016 rate, and unchanged from a year ago.
On Monday the storm already had inconvenienced some travelers at Orlando International Airport. Fifty-three flights were canceled, and 85 were delayed as of 6 p.m.
A federal judge in Orlando on Friday revoked bond for the wife of the gunman responsible for the Pulse nightclub massacre, the worst mass shooting in modern U.S.
New Flights Starting Between Orlando and Rio. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Orlando, Fla. (AP) - Connections between Orlando, Florida and Brazil are growing. LATAM airlines Brazil said last week that it will start a new service ...
Grace Mather-Smith came to Central Florida as the young bride of Charles Frederic Mather-Smith (1863-1941), a retired paper manufacturer from Chicago who bought land overlooking Lake Apopka and built a 22-room house that soon became a social ...
Clouds will keep temperatures down to 79 degrees in Orlando, 75 degrees in Daytona Beach and 80 degrees in Melbourne. rain chances remain high Sunday night at 40 percent and temperatures will drop to the low 60s.
For the first time in at least a decade, the Metro Orlando area has fewer restaurants than the year before. The region saw an average of 74 new restaurants opening per year over the last decade, but new data from research firm NPD Group showed more ...






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