Student Museum closes
Seminole County's Student Museum, housed inside the original Sanford Grammar School building from 1902, closed its doors this week.
Papers take top honors
The Winter Park-Maitland Observer and its sister newspaper the Seminole Voice won four awards at the Florida Press Association’s annual convention on July 24.
Dawgs hopes dashed
With less than a week left in the season, Winter Park has just crossed a threshold that last year’s team never could have imagined: no shot at the regular season title.
League takes down Korean team
A four-game series against the best South Korea has to offer made for an All-Star quality international battle on the Florida Collegiate Summer League diamonds last week.
Dawgs look to climb
A three-way tie has ratcheted up tension in the Florida Collegiate Summer League as it’s just a couple weeks away from the postseason, and the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs aren’t in it.
Finding disaster on the air
At this station, it’s all they’ll have to try to bounce a radio signal past the curve of the Earth searching for somebody, anybody.
FSCL All Star battle
What started out as a nearly hitless pitchers’ duel exploded into a slugfest for the South team in the Florida Collegiate Summer League’s All Star Game on Tuesday.
Suspect walks into cops
A fake-bearded bank robbery suspect walked right into a horde of police as he tried to escape Tuesday.
July 4th video/gallery
Thousands of spectators came out to see Ennis Pruitt and the Breakers and then watch one of the largest fireworks displays in Seminole County on July 4.
Lose six straight
In a freakish recent loss, the Dawgs managed to score five runs on three hits and still fell to Sanford 9-5.
Teen stops burglary
When the strange woman who had been looking for a key under the doormat came back, she pushed open the door with a teenage girl just on the other side.
Dawgs dig out
Winter Park was on a four-game roll before they rolled into Sanford on Tuesday. They left with a 10-0 blowout loss that was cut short on a mercy rule.
100 miles from home
A man wanted as the suspect in an attempted double murder was captured more than 100 miles from where a shooting occurred in Winter Springs the day before.
Murder suspect sought
A shooting that's being called an attempted double murder has already claimed the life of one Winter Springs resident, and the suspect is on the loose.
Oviedo's Ed Kershner
Half a century after he first called a play on a basketball court, Ed Kershner was named the National Coach of the Year.
Dawgs look to right season
In one inning, the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs may have changed their whole season. After a promising start, the Dawgs were in the depths of one of the worst slumps in team history and trying to claw their way out.
Sheriff needs leads
“Listen very carefully,” the male voice on the other end of the line said. “We placed three bombs, [at] Winter Springs Elementary, Casselberry Elementary, Oviedo Elementary…”
A clerical error caused Oviedo residents to be undercharged on their water bills for three of the past five years, and now the city is raising rates.
Dawgs, Rats lead
A week into the season, the Florida Collegiate Summer League is looking to be hyper-competitive, with all but one team within a game and a half of the league lead.
Assault suspect wanted
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for burglary and assaulting a woman asleep in her bed.
Neighbor helps jail suspect
Residents who see strange people in their neighbors driveways take note: It may help solve a burglary. It did this week.
Beer and hotdogs too
Dust off your glove and get ready to change your diet over to hotdogs and beer: Starting this week, it’s baseball season in Seminole County.
Knights look to rebound
It’s championship time for the UCF baseball team as they enter the American Athletic Conference’s postseason tournament.
Face I-4 rival this weekend
A three-RBI barrage by Erik Barber wasn’t enough to give the Knights a win in their final game against the University of North Florida this season, as they fell 10-5 Tuesday.
What does chef/owner Chau Trinh have in store for lovers of interesting Japanese food with an artistic twist? A lot more whiskey than before — rising sun style.
Apparent violent incident
George Zimmerman has been shot in a violent incident in Lake Mary this afternoon.
UCF takes the series
Continuing their tradition of losing to bad teams and beating good teams, the UCF baseball team took a three-game series against USF last weekend.
Fall in three straight
When the ball landed, the Knights were 26-19 overall, 5-10 in the American Athletic Conference, and deep into the AAC’s longest active losing streak.
Knights record slips
The UCF Knights dropped to No. 24 this week following a blowout loss to the University of North Florida.
Rodgers pitches CG win
Thankfully for the Knights, they had Zach Rodgers on the mound Sunday.
UCF gets walk-off win
Another bout of last-inning heroics by James Vasquez sent the Knights off the field with a 6-5 walk-off win over Jacksonville on Tuesday night.
Rodgers throws CG
The Knights couldn’t manage to send more than three runners across the plate in two blowout losses to Cincinnati last weekend. Turns out they needed Zach Rodgers.
Wild win raises record
A wild bottom of the ninth comeback win helped the Knights take their three game series over Houston last weekend, vaulting them to near the top of the American Athletic Conference baseball standings.
Watch 'Hidden Agenda'
It’s dramatic, it’s dark, and it’s all the culmination of a dream to make a detective drama in Central Florida.
Blows out Presbyterian
A six-inning no-hitter combined with an 18-run batting practice round to turn the Knights’ most recent win into the biggest blowout of the season so far, 18-4 over Presbyterian.
"I believe that the American judicial system failed in the sense that I should not have even gone to trial."
Postseason cut short
A difficult bracket in the American Athletic Conference men’s basketball championship tournament proved insurmountable for the UCF Knights, who fell in a first round overtime thriller.
Teens face rape trials
Three of the five Winter Springs High School football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl will risk facing 30 years in prison.
It's tournament time
A difficult bracket in the American Athletic Conference Championship tournament proved insurmountable for the Knights.
Can UCF pull through?
The Knights needed to win all three of their final regular season games to sneak their way into a winning overall record this season. So far they’ve lost two of them.
With a season-ending win, they could finally exorcise a ghost that’s haunted them since after the 2004-05 season:
Can the Knights win out?
The Knights’ dream of avoiding a losing conference season ended on their home court in overtime on Sunday, when the Memphis Tigers took them down 75-65.
No federal charges
George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, 2012, will not be charged by a federal court.
Knights look ahead
The Knights’ dream of avoiding a losing conference season ended on their home court in overtime, but their overall record could be salvaged.
First winning streak in a month
The UCF Knights are riding their first winning streak since before Christmas after smashing USF and then outlasting Houston to take two straight.
Knights reviving season
The UCF Knights are riding their first winning streak since before Christmas after smashing USF and then outlasting Houston.
Knights fall further
The UCF Knights are now in the middle of their worst losing streak since the men’s basketball team joined the American Athletic Conference.
Long wait until trial
Bail and a day in court have been set for an accused Oviedo Mall security officer who allegedly inappropriately touched at least one pre-teen.
Knights tailspin in AAC
Six straight losses have pushed the Knights to near the bottom of the American Athletic Conference’s men’s basketball ladder.
UCF loses three straight
The Knights are now 2-6 in conference play after seeing most of what the American Athletic Conference has to offer.