Could Disney or Universal soon be seeing competition from a Six Flags or Cedar Fair park in their own Orland0 backyard? According to The Orlando Sentinel‘s Growth Spotter it’s definitely a possibility. According to the report, a large theme park developer with no presence in the area is negotiating for 200 acres near Universal. Show More Summary
A Tennessee man died last month shortly after riding the Star Tours attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World in Florida. Ralph Lyles, 67, had a pre-existing heart condition, according to the Orlando Sentinel. The incident took place on Sept. Show More Summary
The Orlando Sentinel writes about stolen valor, pinging the story about George Rosario they did the other day about the mayoral candidate who embellished his records during the campaign to include two Bronze Star Medals and a Purple Heart that he doesn’t have in his records; The claims — which Rosario’s campaign manager blamed on […]
The solar power companies of Florida said it. The Tampa Bay Times said it. The Miami Herald said it. The Orlando Sentinel said it. The League of Women Voters said it. The Green Party of Florida, the Libertarian Party of Florida, the...Show More Summary
George Rosario is running for mayor in Groveland, Florida. He claims to be a veteran of 21 years. According to the Orlando Sentinel, he also claimed to have been awarded the Purple Heart and two Bronze Star Medals for his time in Desert Storm on his website (which is mysteriously altered from the Sentinel’s version […]
In one of the biggest death penalty decisions in years, Florida's Supreme Court ruled on Friday that only a unanimous jury may sentence a defendant to the death penalty. According to the Orlando Sentinel, the court's decisions mean that...Show More Summary
A Florida man who fired at George Zimmerman's vehicle during a road-rage confrontation has been sentenced to 20 years in prison; that's the minimum sentence mandated by the state. The Orlando Sentinel reports that at the sentencing hearing Monday morning, Zimmerman said 38-year-old Matthew Apperson showed no regard for human...
Mike Aresco is asked the question on a daily basis, but, truth be told, he doesn't know the answer. "I don't have any idea," Aresco told the Orlando Sentinel when he was asked whether he thought the Big 12 would expand. "Who knows what they're going to do?" The man in charge of the American Athletic...
Orlando Sentinel reports that FDOT and the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) have agreed that the state will take over and fully fund an eight-mile, $800 million extension of State Road 408. The project, which will be submitted...Show More Summary
According to a report from the Orlando Sentinel, former Florida quarterback Chris Leak is being investigated by the Orlando Police Department for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in early September. Leak was in the midst of his first season coaching Edgewater High School when he resigned on Monday with the team 0-5. Show More Summary
The alleged victim in the incident is 16 years old. Chris Leak, the 31-year-old former national champion Florida quarterback, is under investigation for an alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old-girl, the Orlando Sentinel reported Wednesday, citing Orlando police. Show More Summary
Orlando Sentinel reports that the Poinciana Parkway, “the newest toll road in Central Florida” is off to a fast start. “It opened April 30, and so far, ridership numbers more than triple what officials initially projected. More thanShow More Summary
A teenager girl was injured by an e-cigarette at Universal Orlando theme park, after another passenger’s device exploded and sent a fireball into the girl’s face, The Orlando Sentinel is reporting. The Tennessee teenager was on board...Show More Summary
Orlando Sentinel reports, “A toll-plaza worker who Osceola County investigators say falsely claimed she was robbed was arrested Tuesday and accused of stealing $9,450 in toll receipts.” The post FL Toll Collector Charged with Theft after Falsely Claiming She Was Robbed appeared first on Toll Roads News.
A Missouri family was involved in a crash that killed both parents and seriously injured their two daughters while wrapping up their first-ever Walt Disney World vacation, the Orlando Sentinel is reporting. Greg and Sarah Moyers of Leadwood, Missouri, and their two daughters, Hailey, 13, and Sophia, 8, had never been on a proper vacation.... Show More Summary
Orlando Sentinel reports, “Welton Cadwell said he intended to establish trust as chairman of the region’s toll road agency after it was roiled by controversy in 2014. But soon he will be giving up his seat and chairmanship on the Central...Show More Summary
The Orlando Sentinel reports: An Orlando man accused of posting online threats toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in South Florida was indicted Thursday in federal court. According to court documents, Craig Allen Jungwirth, 50, posted threats against the LGBT community in Wilton Manors on Facebook on Aug. Show More Summary
Look, here is the actual check from the Trump Foundation (remember, all just an innocent mistake, heh-heh!), dated 9/9/13. Totally undercuts the idea that Trump bribed Bondi to head off an investigation, doesn’t it? [Photocopy of front and back of canceled check.] Except not so much. Even the Times acknowledges, this doesn’t absolutely clear up anything, since […]
Orlando Sentinel checks the going on I-4, which is undergoing a $2.3 billion renovation and expansion, and reports that accidents and injuries declined while traffic actually increased. “The section of I-4 under construction handledShow More Summary
A young man who survived the Pulse massacre in Orlando on June 12 has died of unknown causes while attending a party in Tampa. Chris Brodman was only 34 when he passed away unexpectedly while visiting friends. The Orlando Sentinel reports:...Show More Summary