ORLANDO -- The world's No. 1 ranked golfer won't defend his championship when play begins Thursday in Orlando’s Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill. That's because Tiger Woods withdrew Tuesday citing continued back spasms.
ORLANDO -- Victor Oladipo put on a dominating performance in leading the Orlando Magic to a double-overtime win over the New York Knicks at the Amway Arena Friday night.
Oladipo, Orlando's prized rookie small forward, poured in 30 points, a career-high 14 assists and nine rounds for the near-triple double in leading the Magic to a 129-121 win.
ORLANDO -- The Orlando Magic have little hope of winning more than a third of the games on their 82-game schedule, if the opening night game loss on the road Tuesday night against the Indiana Pacers, 97-87, is any indication.
Dannis Bish, an Orlando firefighter shown here on his Facebook page with his wife, Jayne, was killed and his spouse critically injured when his Harley was struck Saturday by a 16-year-old driver in a Mustang who made an improper left turn into their path in East Orange County. The Bishes had been in Volusia County the day before for Bike Week and it's unclear if they and another biker friend riding his own Harley and injured, were returning home from the biker event when the accident occurred.
DAYTONA BEACH -- Already with the opening three-day weekend of Bike Week gone, two bikers have lost their lives -- one near Pierson and the other in Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Dark cloud hangs over Sunshine State with partisan political rancor amid Sunday's recounts in Broward & Palm Beach counties
YouTube download / AP video / (11 Nov 2018) The recounting of Senate and gubernatorial ballots is underway in Florida's second most-populous county after it fixed problems with its machines.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Amid continuing partisan political rancor from both sides, the court-mandated recounting of ballots for US senator and Florida governor was well underway Sunday in Broward County and across the Sunshine State.
The recount of 700,000 votes in Broward, the second most populous of Florida's 64 counties, was delayed for three hours early on early on because a machine wasn’t registering all ballots when it was tested. GOP party observers on hand insisted all the machines and that task was carried out in earnest.
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Neighborhood Scout: Daytona Beach has ranked among the Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities in the US six years in a row & as high as 20th in 2016
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- East Central Florida's three tourism destination cities do not fare well in the 2018 rankings of US cities with a population of at least 25,000 residents. Sanford actually comes out ahead of Orlando and Daytona Beach with a rating of 4, with 100 being the highest safety rating. Orlando has a rating of 3. Daytona has the distinction of being ranked a 1, the lowest possible ranking from Neighborhood Scout.
UPDATED: Las Vegas cops: Gunman from 32nd hotel floor opens fire on country music fans at outdoor concert; at least 58 killed, surpassing Orlando's Pulse shooting massacre
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Fifteen months after the Pulse nightclub massacre here in Orlando, a lone gunman overnight in Las Vegas opened fire from a 32nd floor balcony of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino into the crowd at an outdoor country music concert during a closing performance by Jason Aldean, killing at least 58 and injuring 500-plus others.