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‘I’m going somewhere wonderful’: Florida skydiver commits suicide after texting wife he wouldn’t pull ripcord

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A Florida man sent his wife a horrifying video that he intended to kill himself during a jump by not pulling his ripcord, reports the Orlando Sentinel. According to the report, Capotorto Vitantonio, 27, died and was found facedown in a field near Skydive DeLand on Tuesday, after sending the message...

CFX Showcases $500 Million in “Fixes for Chronic Traffic Jams”

Orlando Sentinel reports, “The Central Florida Expressway Authority showcased on Thursday more than a half-billion dollars in fixes for chronic traffic jams even as the agency also advanced a proposal to bring thousands of more cars each day into Orange County from south Lake County.... Show More Summary

Florida editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ July 7 The Orlando Sentinel on commitment to the space program: In a speech at Kennedy Space Center this past week, Vice President Mike … Click to Continue »

Road-raging Florida teen admits to spewing racist slurs at black driver he threatened with a shotgun

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Police arrested an 18-year-old Ormond Beach, FL man on Monday after he pulled a shotgun on another driver in a road rage incident and hurled racist epithets at her. The Orlando Sentinel reported Thursday that William Ramey told police when they pulled him over in Daytona Beach on Monday that he was...

Former Florida mayor gets probation for voter-fraud charges

A former Florida mayor convicted of voter-fraud charges will avoid prison time. The Orlando Sentinel ( ) reports that 51-year-old Anthony Grant was sentenced Friday to four years of probation … Click to Continue...

FTE and CFX Compete over Control for a New Orange County Toll Road

Orlando Sentinel  reports that the residents of the unincorporated hamlet of Bithlo, 20 miles east of Orlando, “have become wary as a state agency and a local authority roll out plans to build a toll road across east Orange County.”Show More Summary

Charlie Crist and Michael Morley Debate Florida Felon Re-Enfranchisement Amendment

Orlando Sentinel intro. Charlie Crist in favor of state constitutional amendment. Michael Morley opposed.   … Continue reading ?

One Year After Pulse Nightclub Terrorist Massacre, Orlando Sentinel Still Wondering What the Motive Was

Hint: It might have had something to do with Omar Mateen's multiple declarations of loyalty to ISIS "Caliph" al-Baghadi, made during his shooting spree, or his various declaration he wanted to "martyr" himself for the jihadist cause. Mind you, this...

Pulse Massacre Victims Remembered in Heartwrenching Video on Anniversary of Attack: WATCH

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

We will never forget the horrific Pulse nightclub massacre which took the lives of 49 mostly LGBT victims one year ago today. The Orlando Sentinel has posted 49 short stories of victims, remembered by family and friends. Accompanying...Show More Summary

ORLANDO: “Angels” Mark Pulse Anniversary [VIDEO]

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Orlando Sentinel reports: As he walked up to the Pulse nightclub, memories of last June clouded Ramses Tinoco’s head. He still remembered hearing the gunshots. He remembered running for his life. But the place that has haunted him for a year was different early Monday. Show More Summary

A New FTE Interchange will Ease Commutes into Orlando and Spur $1 Billion in Economic Impact

Orlando Sentinel reports, “Completion of a new Florida’s Turnpike interchange in [Minneola] south Lake County brings the promise of faster commutes into Orlando and another wave of residential development into burgeoning bedroom communities.”...Show More Summary

Orlando Sentinel Marks One-Year Anniversary of Pulse Nightclub Massacre

June 12, 2016 fell on a Sunday. Today, one year later, the Orlando Sentinel is looking back to, and forward from, that horrible day with a special 16-page print section and online coverage that is out in front of the paywall. Reporter Jennifer A. Marcial Ocasio documents how the tragedy reverberated across Puerto Rico, where...

Interview With Accused D.C. Squatter After Police Pepper Spray & Punch Him [Video]

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images Anthony Chouteau was arrested for squatting in a D.C. apartment. Chouteau admits he was wrong for smoking reefers and squatting, but says the police had no right to punch him! What do you all

The Orlando Sentinel ranks Georgia Tech No. 78 in the land

2 months agoSports : Mark Bradley

I’ve picked Georgia Tech to go 9-3 and win the ACC Coastal Division. In the interest of equal time (or something), I note that the Orlando

In humbling company

Although this came out a month ago, it only last night reached my eyes: Judaism Shines Through All They Do: Ginsburg, Sandberg, Barenblat. Written by Haley Codron, this opinion piece ran last month in the Orlando Sentinel, and it puts...

New Dramatic Pulse Nightclub Video Shows Scope of Massacre (VIDEO)

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

New video has surfaced dramatically showing the scope and horror inside Pulse nightclub in Orlando, where a lone gunman slaughtered 49 people before he was shot. The video was obtained by the Orlando Sentinel... you see cops entering the club…

This Summer’s Opening of a New Section of CFX’s Wekiva Parkway to Jump-start a “Long-awaited” 624-acre Development

Orlando Sentinel reports on the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s plan to open a new section of the Wekiva Parkway this summer and the 624-acre mixed-use development that the opening is expected to jump-start.   The post This Summer’s Opening of a New Section of CFX’s Wekiva Parkway to Jump-start a “Long-awaited” 624-acre Development appeared first on Toll Roads News.

Orlando TV Guy Says He Knows Who The Nude Man Humping A Shark Is

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

The identity of the nude man humping a shark has been partially revealed, per Orlando’s David Pingalore of CBS affiliate WKMG. The sports director appeared on Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi’s radio show Open Mike today, and shared what he knew about the shark humper, who is allegedly a former NYC police… Read more...

Florida Deputy Does Denzel Washington Impression, Is Fired

A Florida deputy was fired last month for impersonating one of the most famous corrupt cops in movie history. The Orlando Sentinel reports Deputy Dean Zipes was outside a sheriff's substation in Lake County around 4am last February with a police trainee and other deputies when he started quoting a...

Florida A&M University Fires Four Deans, Including Law School Dean After Only Sixteen Months On Job

Orlando Sentinel, FAMU Law School Dean Dismissed After 16 Months on Job: Florida A&M University’s law school dean is out after 16 months on the job. FAMU announced Angela Felecia Epps’ dismissal as leader of the downtown Orlando school this week. She is the fourth dean to be removed in...

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