Scientists Get Money to Study Astronaut MemoryTwo University of Central Florida professors have been awarded $900,000 to study how astronauts' memory and attention spans change during long missions in space.
Judge Dismisses Investor Lawsuit Against SeaWorldA judge in southern California has dismissed a securities fraud lawsuit brought by investors in SeaWorld.
Florida Judge Agrees to Reprimand for Punishing VictimA central Florida judge who jailed a domestic violence victim for not showing up to testify against her alleged abuser last summer has agreed she acted in poor judgment and will accept punishment.
Florida Man Gets 7 Years in Prison for Threatening PresidentA central Florida man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for mailing a letter threatening to kill President Barack Obama and assaulting a U.S. Secret Service agent. The U.S. attorney's office says in a news release that 24-year-old Jeremy Addison was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty last October.
Boy In Critical Condition After Falling Into CanalAn 8-year-old boy has been hospitalized after deputies say he fell into a canal near an Orange County elementary school.
Officials: Juvenile Deliberately Ran Over Deputy in FloridaLaw enforcement officials say a juvenile deliberately ran over a deputy near Orlando, and authorities are still looking for the suspect.
Downtown Orlando is Giving Car-Sharing Another RideDowntown Orlando is giving car-sharing another ride.
Officials Consider New Orleans To Orlando Rail ServiceAmtrak and the Southern Rail Commission are conducting a tour along the Gulf Coast to consider the feasibility of bringing passenger rail back to the Gulf Coast, more than a decade after Hurricane Katrina damaged the tracks.
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Officials: Man Arrested After Driving Off, Dragging TrooperA Florida man was arrested after authorities say he drove off during a traffic stop with a trooper hanging from his car.
SeaWorld Removing Lifting Floors From Orca PoolsSeaWorld officials say they are getting rid of lifting floors in the company's killer whale pools that were installed after the death of trainer because they are no longer needed. SeaWorld officials said Wednesday that the floors will be removed at its parks in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio.
Deputies: Man Dies In Industrial Accident Near Orlando A 37-year-old man died after getting stuck in a machine at Taylor Farms packaging plant near Orlando. Orange County Sheriff's spokeswoman Lourdes Clayton says the incident happened around 5 a.m. Wednesday.