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An Osceola district court judge denied release on bond Thursday for one of three suspects in a murder-for-hire plot, after the state argued she was at risk of fleeing the area.

“She has absolutely no ties to Central Florida,” said Assistant State Attorney Christopher Smith of 22-year-old Glorianmarie...

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The Senate on Thursday narrowly confirmed Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., as NASA administrator, despite deep concerns from Democrats that he lacks the scientific and management expertise to lead the space agency.

The vote to install the three-term lawmaker was 50-49. President Donald Trump had...

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Jurors in the case against convicted killer Sanel Saint-Simon unanimously decided that he should get life behind bars — rather than a death sentence — for the murder of 16-year-old Alexandria Chery.

The jury deliberated for just over an hour before reaching its decision.

Alexandria’s mother Rosalie...

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Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an engine failure that left a passenger dead.

The airline opposed a recommendation by the engine manufacturer to require ultrasonic inspections of certain fan blades...

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The Justice Department inspector general referred its finding that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe repeatedly misled investigators who were examining a media disclosure to the top federal prosecutor in the District of Columbia to determine whether McCabe should be charged with a crime,...

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Now that SpaceX has successfully launched NASA’s TESS satellite into orbit, there’s a pause of at least two weeks in scheduled Florida launches until SpaceX may attempt its first launch of the Falcon 9 Block 5.

The Block 5 is an upgrade intended to allow each rocket to be reused up to 10 times...

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TALLAHASSEE — The National Rifle Association’s powerful Florida lobbyist, Marion Hammer, is taking aim at Republican lawmakers who supported a school-safety bill that included gun-control measures.

In a letter to members of the NRA and the Unified Sportsmen of Florida, posted online Wednesday by...

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In July 2017, the Orlando Magic signed swingman Arron Afflalo to a one-year deal for a veteran’s-minimum salary of $2.3 million.

The move looked like a steal for the Magic. The team expected Afflalo to provide a scoring boost off the bench, floor spacing and leadership. The deal was even sweeter...

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Three students at Oak Ridge High School were arrested after a fight at a nearby gas station erupted into a “riot” that drew 80 to 100 students to the brawl, an arrest report said.

The fight happened at the Chevron gas station on Oak Ridge Road, across Winegard Road from the high school, about 7...

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An ROTC instructor at Lake Howell High School was arrested Wednesday, accused of having sex with a student.

Bryan Shane Teet, a 47-year-old instructor with the school’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program, turned himself in and was booked into the Seminole County jail Wednesday night on two...

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