| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Former Governor Charlie Crist is helping Rebecca Sedwick's mother explore her legal options after the 12-year-old jumped to her death because of cyberbullying.
Rebecca's mother, Tricia Norman, hired the prominent Morgan & Morgan law firm in her quest...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is warning residents about a scam that targets utility customers.
It goes like this: Impersonators call customers and request credit card or prepaid debit card information, and threaten to shut off power if the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Summertime is busy for Orlando's theme parks, although most new attractions are open and operating before the surge of out-of-towners comes in. This year, new rides and shows continue to trickle in as the temperatures rise. Here's an overview of what...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Imogene Neal Rowley
Imogene Neal Rowley, widow of Joe C. Rowley, died June 10, 2013, at Charleston Health Care Center.
Born Nov. 27, 1915, in Lincoln County, Ky., she was a daughter of Ola Williams and Harry Lou Neal of Dade City, Fla....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:35 PM
The Dream Defenders are protesting for legislators to repeal bills that allow citizens to “stand their ground” and county jails to house juveniles. Marie Paul, vice president of the Dream Defenders chapter at University of Central Florida,...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Legoland Florida has introduced ticket discounts for guests who buy in advance and for a specific date. “Simply put, families who plan ahead now get additional savings,” said Adrian Jones, general manager of Legoland Florida. The Winter...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The name of the Lakeland clinic, Uphoria Medical Clinic, should have been a big clue that something was a bit hinky.
Narcotics detectives arrested a Lakeland physician, Aaron Branham Roush, who is a board certified surgeon who refers to himself as a...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Rest in Peace, Floyd "JR" Leslie Bebee, age 53, of Lakeland, who passed away on March 9. Services are scheduled for today, according to The Ledge in Lakeland.
The Smoking Gun (TSG) reminded readers that Bebee left his mark on the world through his...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 10:47 AM
My friend Bonnie served fresh strawberry pie last week, and I am still thinking about it. These ripe, red treats from the fields of Florida can't be beat.
As Plant City warms up for its annual Florida Strawberry Festival (Feb. 28-March 10), it's a great...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Undercover detectives busted 78 suspects during an 4-day operation last week targeting e-commerce sites where folks had advertised to commit prostitution or solicit for prostitution, according to a news release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Check out festivals and events in February across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Through Feb. 3: 24th Annual Zora Neale...