AIDS Walk Orlando, the second-largest annual fundraiser for the Hope and Help Center of Central Florida, Inc. Last year, the event raised more than $207,000 for the group. Early Saturday, the event had raised $116,150, but that amount was expected to grow. U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, delivered the event's opening remarks before leading the roughly two-mile walk through ...
A mother charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child in the death of her 11-month-old son was ordered held without bond Saturday. Miami-Dade Judge Andrew Hague ordered Catalina Marista Bruno, 30, held on no bond in connection with a previous case involving her son. He set her bond at $250,000 for the new case, and set numerous conditions if she posts ...
Brandon McCarthy fired his second career shutout Saturday, baffling the Marlins on three hits in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 1-0 decision over Miami. McCarthy (1-3) earned his first win of the season in his ninth start after firing eight shutout frames in his previous outing -- a no-decision against the Phillies. The right-hander allowed two walks and struck out five in the 100-pitch ...
The Heat have cruised so easily through the 2013 playoffs that you can’t blame Dwyane Wade for lining up some events on his social calendar. Wade spent Friday night attending Archbishop Coleman Carroll High School’s senior prom with Nicole Muxo, a fan ...
TAMPA -- The love affair between Leland Hawes and newspapers began in the 1930s, with an old L.C. Smith typewriter in his father's office in their Thonotosassa home. Mr. Hawes, then a boy of 8 or 9, was fascinated by the typewriter, he told an interviewer later. His father, who worked in the citrus business, had an idea -- the boy could put out a newspaper in their rural community. That ...
The Bank Job
In September of 1971, an unknown number of thieves tunneled 40 feet beneath a women's dress shop and came through the concrete floor of the vault in a Lloyd's Bank on Baker Street in London. They looted the safety deposit boxes, making off with an estimated $4 million in cash and jewels. Pa ... ...
ORLANDO -- Two time gold medalist DeeDee Trotter, whose Altamonte Springs home was robbed this month, is asking for help is getting her memorabilia back. The star ...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did a study of public pools during swim season last year which yielded some stomach-turning ...
A hot and humid afternoon has led to some evening weather activity in parts of Central Florida where the east and west coast sea breezes are colliding to produce showers and ...
Armed Forces Day recognized this year on Saturday, May 18, was established in 1949 to honor and thank members of all military ...
ORLANDO -- Paul McCartney is kicking off the North American leg of his "Out There" tour in Orlando. The massive production, which requires 31 trucks worth of equipment, includes lasers, huge pyrotechnics, and state of the art video displays, according to the website of the former Beatles star. McCartney performed the show to a sold out crowd of 55,000 people in Brazil earlier ...
He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn were spotted soaking up the sun on the golfer's yacht in Florida on Tuesday.
Woods, 37, was photographed shirtless as he fished off the back of the boat named Solitude in a baseball cap, shorts and sneakers, People Magazine reported.
Woods' daughter Sam from his marriage to his ex-wife Elin Nordegren was also hanging out on the boat, People magazine reported.
Meanwhile, clad in a colorful strapless bikini, Vonn, 28, snapped photos from the dock. (ANI)
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