Dawn Brancheau, a whale trainer at SeaWorld Adventure Park, was killed by a bull orca at SeaWorld Shamu Stadium in 2010.
Abandoned but never quite forgotten, “All the Boys Love Mandy Lane” finally reaches theaters seven years after it was finished. A graphically violent, sexually explicit teen horror tale, it was close to being ahead of its time, in its time. Now, it plays like a quaint, fairly obvious period …
On Friday President Obama outlined steps aimed at keeping a check on U.S. surveillance operations.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Where did George Zimmerman go while he was being tracked by a satellite as he awaited trial in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin?
ORLANDO, Fla. - Public confusion, legal loopholes and shady Internet businesses have led to an "epidemic" of fake service-dog certificates, vests and harnesses for use on ordinary pets. And advocates for the disabled say the issue is creating big headaches for those who truly need the canine…
Rachel Jeantel, who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin just before he died, testified that she heard a bump and he said "Get off. Get off," before the phone went dead.
SANFORD, Fla. - From the witness stand Wednesday, the state's star witness in the George Zimmerman murder trial, Rachel "Diamond" Jeantel, gave a dramatic account of Trayvon Martin's last seconds.
ORLANDO, Fla. - In a major victory for murder suspect George Zimmerman, a judge Saturday ruled that prosecutors may not put on the witness stand two state audio experts who say the voice heard screaming for help on a 911 call was someone other than Zimmerman.
WASHINGTON - It's been a while since NASA's been known as a place for space cowboys.
Food Network star and Southern cookbook author Paula Deen, who a year ago announced that she has type 2 diabetes, is sharing her tips on cooking to live a healthier, longer life.
In its ongoing effort to crack down on the nation's prescription-drug epidemic, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has gone after doctors, pharmacists, pharmacy chains, wholesale drug suppliers - and now FedEx and UPS.
WASHINGTON - For those worried about the end of the world, Congress this week provided a reason to relax - a little.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 heads into orbit on a resupply mission to the International Space Station. The launch was Friday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A scheduled rendezvous between the privately launched SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule and the International Space Station was postponed Friday when thruster pods on the capsule failed for several hours. But NASA and SpaceX officials expressed confidence the resupply missio…
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches, Friday, March 1, 2013 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for its second resupply mission to the International Space Station. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)
Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles passed for 272 yards and led the Knights with 80 yards rushing.
One important tip for patios is to make sure the furniture fits the space.
SANFORD, Fla. - In a blow to prosecutors seeking to muzzle George Zimmerman's defense attorney, Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson on Monday refused to issue a gag order in the second-degree murder case.
The stars of "The Paperboy" - the ones who did their due diligence, anyway - must be kicking themselves. They didn't get to work with the Lee Daniels who directed the Oscar-winning "Precious," but were stuck with the Daniels who embarrassed two Oscar winners in the film he made before that, …
ORLANDO, Fla. - A conservative California-based filmmaker said this week that his company is distributing more than a million free copies of a conspiracy-laden DVD that claims much of what the public knows about President Obama's early life is false.
ORLANDO, Fla. - George Zimmerman's lawyers this week signaled a new tactic: They intend to prove that race has no place in Zimmerman's prosecution.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The final flight of the space shuttle Endeavour was postponed again because of weather and now is set to leave on Wednesday morning.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Henrich Ellison is moments away from "unfriending" his cousin on Facebook.
ORLANDO, Fla. - After months of defending George Zimmerman and reacting to state-gathered records, his lawyers late this week shifted gear and began their hunt for evidence about the 17-year-old he killed.
A Weedy Sea Dragon swims in its habitat at SeaWorld Orlando, August 16, 2012. It was the first-ever captivity birth of the Weedy Sea Dragons in the park's history. The adult sea dragons are now on display at the Manta Aquarium.
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan campaigns in The Villages, Fla., with his mother, Betty Douglas, at his side.
Former NASA astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space, Sally Ride, died Monday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 61. She flew in space twice and logged 343 hours.
SANFORD, Fla. - A judge on Thursday ordered George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who shot and killed Trayvon Martin, released on $1 million bail but called the defendant a manipulator and said it appeared that he had been preparing to flee the country.
Defendant George Zimmerman, who claims self-defense in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, appears with one of his attorneys, Don West, right, during his second bond hearing.
President Obama says the DREAM Act should have passed a long time ago and points to politics as the reason why it hasn't gone through.
George Zimmerman, right, arrives at the Seminole County jail in Florida. He was back in custody Sunday after a judge revoked his bond, saying he lied about his assets.
George Zimmerman, shown in court April 20, got donations of $200,000 in a Web account, his attorney said.
SANFORD, Fla. - A judge on Friday revoked George Zimmerman's bond in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin and gave him 48 hours to turn himself in to authorities.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Prosecutors have filed charges against 13 people accused of taking part in the beating death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion in Orlando last fall.
George Zimmerman takes the witness stand during a bond hearing in Sanford, Fla. He is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin but claims self-defense.
Attorney Mark O'Mara, far right, accompanies his client, George Zimmerman, center, while appearing before Judge Mark E. Herr on second degree murder charges for the shooting of Trayvon Martin in Courtroom J2 at the John E. Polk Correctional Facility in Sanford, Florida, Thursday, April 12, 2012.
Attorneys Craig Sonner, left, and Hal Uhrig said they've lost track of George Zimmerman, the man who shot Trayvon Martin, 17.
ORLANDO, Fla. - The two men who have been George Zimmerman's most outspoken defenders, attorneys Hal Uhrig and Craig Sonner, said Tuesday that they're off the case.
ORLANDO, Fla. - A newly released six-minute video of George Zimmerman at Sanford police headquarters has reignited online debate about whether he was defending himself when he shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Emergency crews battle the flames on a jet dryer truck, and on the track as its fuel rushes out, a fire that caused a lengthy delay Monday night.
Fans photograph a big-screen TV showing a disastrous fire after a crash involving Juan Pablo Montoya's car and a jet dryer truck during the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, Monday, February 27, 2012.
Malls in New York, Maryland and this one in Orlando, Fla., had to bring in police to control the crowds.
Leave it to a German to blitzkrieg the Immortal Bard and the
Virgin Queen in one sitting.
The movies don't do romantic longing very well anymore. It's
trickier than it was in the old "An Affair to Remember" days, when
love on the big screen had patience.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket rocketed away from Cape Canaveral,
Fla., with a Dragon capsule a year ago, placing the capsule in
Michelle Williams doesn't so much impersonate Marilyn Monroe as
suggest her in the entertaining new bio-drama "My Week With
Marilyn." She doesn't have Monroe's overripe figure, Kewpie doll
cheeks or 'C'mere and kiss me' lips. There's va-va without the
ORLANDO, Fla. - Three years and three films into "The Twilight
Saga," Robert Pattinson can see the finish line for the role that
made him famous.
The rules of screen romance don't change much, from country to
country, culture to culture. The cinematic language of love is
In magic acts, and in movie thrillers, it's called "the reveal,"
that "wow" moment when some secret that's key to understanding what
happened before is unmasked. In the movies, big "reveals" are
usually in the third act.