Orlando City SC takes on Houston following Nani’s 2-goal game
Orlando City SC (9-13-9, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Dynamo (10-16-4, 11th in the Western Conference)
No. 15 UCF looks to extend unbeaten streak at Pittsburgh
No. 15 UCF (3-0) at Pittsburgh (1-2), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (ESPN2).
Man climbs 400 feet up tower outside Florida TV station
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man spent nearly eight hours on a 400-foot (122-meter) tower outside a central Florida television station studio.
Darden Restaurants: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $170.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Orlando, Florida-based company said it...
Universal has utility workers sign nondisclosure agreements
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Workers for a city-owned utility have signed nondisclosure agreements with Universal Orlando Resort, but open-government experts say it may go against the state's public...
Dorian cost Florida money, even if storm skirted by state
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Although Hurricane Dorian skirted by Florida with hardly any damage, it still cost the Sunshine State money.
In Orlando, the nation's most visited tourist destination,...
Pride’s Alex Morgan to miss remainder of NWSL season
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Alex Morgan will miss the rest of the season for the Orlando Pride because of a patella stress reaction in her right knee.
SeaWorld CEO resigns after less than a year on the job
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The CEO of SeaWorld Entertainment stepped down Monday, just months into his tenure leading the theme park company.
Gustavo "Gus" Antorcha resigned from his job as the...
Foundation purchases land for Pulse nightclub museum
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A foundation has purchased land to build a museum about the 2016 massacre that killed 49 people at a Florida gay nightclub.
2 Pulse survivors host rally against gay ‘lifestyle’
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre hosted a Florida rally for people who say they have left behind homosexuality for Christianity.
Nani scores twice, Orlando City draws New England 3-3
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nani notched a pair of goals for Orlando City against the New England Revolution in a 3-3 draw Saturday.
Tesho Akindele put New England (10-10-10) on top 1-0 with an own...
Gabriel throws 4 TD passes, No. 17 UCF routs Stanford 45-27
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — New quarterback, same results for No. UCF 17, which continues to state its case for inclusion in the discussion about elite teams in college football by lighting up the...
New England visits Orlando City SC in conference play
New England Revolution (10-10-9, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando City SC (9-13-8, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Audit: Florida guardian had wards with no court supervision
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida guardian accused of filing "do not resuscitate" orders without her clients' permission had authority over hundreds of wards without court supervision,...
Dominican Republic flight to Florida diverted to Bahamas
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a JetBlue flight traveling from the Dominican Republic to Florida had to make an emergency landing in the Bahamas.
- The Spokesman-ReviewLas Vegas odds give Ol’ Crimson flag strong chances of keeping streak aliveAugust 17, 2019
- The Herald-ArgusFighting to save livesJuly 27, 2019
- Dixon TelegraphOrlando teen receives $15,000 check for homeless charityJuly 16, 2019
- The News-ReviewMarin Gray crowned Miss Oregon Outstanding TeenJuly 2, 2019
- The Beaumont EnterpriseTrump’s Orlando rally strikes familiar themesJune 19, 2019
Woman banned from Disney World after cigarette fracas
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a woman is banned for life from Walt Disney World in Florida after she hit a taxi driver and then kicked a deputy at the resort.
Florida man faces attempted murder charge for assault
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 29-year-old Florida man is in jail after allegedly assaulting another man with a car, baseball bat and a gun.
Joseph Jeckzan Rodriquez Villa faces a charge of...
NYCFC beats Revolution 2-1 to take Eastern Conference lead
NEW YORK (AP) — Jesus Medina scored two second-half goals, the second on a penalty kick late in extra time, and New York City FC vaulted into the Eastern Conference lead with a 2-1 victory over...
Rossi, Pérez help LAFC tie Orlando City 2-2
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Adrien Pérez scored his first MLS goal and Diego Rossi also connected to help Los Angeles FC tie Orlando City 2-2 on Saturday night.
Universal Orlando kicks off Halloween Horror Nights
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Halloween may be nearly two months away, but for Orlando visitors, it's already time to get scared.
Universal Orlando kicked off its Halloween Horror Nights on...
Deputies: Sleeping woman shot during nearby home invasion
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say a sleeping woman was caught in the crossfire of a shooting in a neighboring apartment that killed one person.
Orlando City SC takes on Western Conference-leader Los Angeles FC
Los Angeles FC (19-4-5, first in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando City SC (9-13-7, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Floridians hope Dorian’s economic impact will be temporary
Hurricane Dorian is losing strength as it churns closer to the Florida coast, and that's bringing some cautious relief to the state's big tourism industry.
San Jose takes on Orlando City SC in non-conference action
Orlando City SC (9-12-7, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Jose Earthquakes (12-10-5, sixth in the Western Conference)
- Business WireTrinity Investments and Elliott Acquire JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & SpaSeptember 3, 2019
- Business WireITEC Entertainment Joins United Nations Global CompactAugust 14, 2019
- Business WireHilton Grand Vacations Named a Top Company to Work for in Central FloridaAugust 12, 2019
- Business WireSynovus Opens New Branch in Lake MaryAugust 5, 2019
- Business WireNew Health Program Care-A-Medix℠ Extending Physician Care Into The Home and WorkplaceJuly 22, 2019
Wimbush, Gabriel shine, No. 17 UCF trounces Florida A&M 62-0
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Wimbush was impressive. Dillon Gabriel may have been just as good.
Together the redshirt senior transfer, true freshman and even third-stringer Quadry Jones...
Puerto Ricans who fled to Florida from storm face new storm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jose Santiago was worried about his two adult daughters as Hurricane Dorian threatened Puerto Rico midweek.
But when the island dodged a direct hit from the storm, his...
Florida sheriff’s deputy hit by car, suffers broken arm, leg
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a sheriff's deputy was struck by a car as he cleaned debris from a roadway near Orlando.
SEC’s early season neutral-sites games might be on the clock
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This is the time of year when the Southeastern Conference usually validates its claim as the best league in college football by dominating neutral-site nonconference...
Police: Florida boy, 10, dies after shot in head by friend
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a 10-year-old boy has died after his 14-year-old friend accidentally shot him in the head while the children played with a gun.
Greatest head count in US history is nearly ready for launch
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With just a few months left before America starts taking its biggest-ever self-portrait, the U.S. Census Bureau is grappling with a host of concerns about the head count,...
Orlando International Airport getting therapy dogs
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Therapy dogs will soon be available to soothe nervous passengers at Orlando International Airport.
Airport officials say the Alliance of Therapy Dogs will help select 10...
Mayor says child migrant facility would need local approval
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The mayor of a Florida county where federal officials are considering opening a shelter for unaccompanied minors who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border says the proposal...
Police: Miami fan injures Florida band director after game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police say a University of Miami fan shoved the director of the University of Florida's marching band to the ground after the season opening football game between the two...
1 dead in shooting at car rental spot near Orlando Airport
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man has died after being shot at a rental car facility at a Florida airport.
Police say the shots were fired Saturday at the Enterprise Rent-A-Car building parking lot...
Martínez scores in an MLS-record 12th straight appearance
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Josef Martínez scored in an MLS-record 12th consecutive appearance, and Atlanta United beat Orlando City 1-0 on Friday night for its sixth straight victory.
Man accused of killing 2 found competent to stand trial
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a Florida police officer has been found competent to stand trial.
Florida man gets 15 months for threatening Bernie Sanders
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to one year and three months in prison for leaving threatening voicemails for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders.
No. 8 Florida, Miami embrace spotlight as they start season
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida and Miami have the college football stage to themselves for 3 ½ hours Saturday, a new chapter in their once-heated and storied rivalry.
Democratic fundraiser Richard Swann of Florida dead at 79
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Richard Swann, a Democratic Party fundraiser and President Jimmy Carter's former finance chair, has died at age 79.
No. 8 Florida, Miami renew rivalry, usher in new season
No. 8 Florida (10-3 last season) vs. Miami (7-6) at Orlando, Florida, Saturday at 7 p.m. ET (ESPN).
Florida’s Mullen, Miami’s Diaz forged friendship decade ago
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dan Mullen and Manny Diaz first crossed paths a decade ago in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
It was 45 degrees in mid-October for an 11:30 a.m. kickoff between Mississippi...
Atlanta United FC (14-9-3, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando City SC (9-11-7, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Florida’s Greenard to “face my fears” in return to Orlando
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida pass-rusher Jon Greenard twists his wrist and reveals a 3-inch scar on the back on his hand.
Florida to join electronic voter information network
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida is joining 29 other states already part of an electronic network intended to maintain the integrity of voter rolls.
Autonomous vehicle company Waymo to test in Florida rain
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google autonomous vehicle spinoff Waymo says it will start testing on public roads in Florida to better experience heavy rain.