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A 65-year-old Deltona woman was seriously injured Wednesday night when the driver of another vehicle crossed the centerline of State Road 46 in Seminole County and struck her Toyota head-on, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The 69-year-old male driver of the four-door Chevrolet that crossed the centerline, whose identity was not released, was killed in the accident, the FHP said.

 

Real Deal Steel assembles all-new steel '55-57 Chevy, '67-69 Camaro coupe, and '40 Ford coupe bodies at their plant in Sanford, Florida. All bodies are assembled on a rotating body platform using precise in-car fixtures for exact internal structure and panel fit.

 

This holiday season, some of the newest additions to Seminole Towne Center in Sanford have a decidedly Central Florida flair. Two locally based stores - Grounded and Dixie Heritage - have found spots at the mall in the past year, next to national brands American Eagle Outfitters and Macy's.

 

Five of the six teens accused of raping a student near Winter Springs High School in November are expected to go before a judge Monday. Tywuan Johnson, 17, of Sanford; Josea Sims, 17, of Sanford; Deoante Stewart, 17, of Sanford; Marquis Pierre, 16, of Winter Springs; and Tobert Alexander, 16, of Sanford, were all arrested Nov. 19 on charges of sexual battery and false imprisonment.

 

Akai Gurley was killed last month in an incident described by the authorities as an accidental discharge. He is one of a number of black men shot dead by cops this year The funeral of a unarmed black man shot dead by a white cop took place today as protests intensified over a series of similar killings across the US.

 

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. Manatee County authorities say escaped inmate Meren Thompson was arrested Saturday morning around 11:30 in Sanford, Florida.

 

On Dec. 6, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln nominated Salmon P. Chase to be chief justice of the United States, succeeding Roger Taney. - 1907, the worst mining disaster in U.S. history occurred as 362 men and boys died in a coal mine explosion in Monongah, W. Va.

 

Sanford voters will head to the polls today in a runoff election to elect a new District 1 city commissioner. Voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Historic Sanford Memorial Stadium, 1201 Mellonville Ave. The runoff is being held because none of the three candidates vying for the District 1 seat on Nov. 4 received more than 50 percent of the 3,694 votes cast.

 

Dashing through the dough . Whether they are buttery-rich elegant rounds or sugary cutouts decorated with a child's touch, holiday cookies are a welcome treat throughout the season.

 

SANFORD, FL HERNON Manufacturing, Inc., a global manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and dispensing equipment announces a strategic partnership with Integrated Systems Engineering . The company has been granted the exclusive license to re-package HERNON's products for the ASEAN countries.

 

Thrill-seekers can take to the sky, be it 400, 420 or nearly 500 feet high, in Orlando with any of three new rides being built or to-be built around I-Drive. While some people have said there's nothing that would get them to ride the Skyscraper, the StarFlyer, or the Orlando Eye, others look forward to the rush of adrenaline and slight coat of panic sweat.

 

An appeal before the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday could shift the burden of proof for the state's "Stand Your Ground" law, relieving gun owners of a legal duty to prove self-defense when they brandish weapons in violent confrontations. If the high court sides with Jared Bretherick, who was charged with aggravated assault for pointing a pistol at a man in a road-rage incident, the burden of proof would be shifted to prosecutors to show that a defendant claiming the law's protection did not act in self-defense.

 

Trayvon Martin was shot to death in Sanford, Florida, on a Sunday night, Feb. 26, 2012. Fifteen months later, on July 13, 2013, his killer, George Zimmerman, was acquitted by a jury.

 

It ranks as one of the better-known lines penned by any English-language poet: the lesson Robert Burns draws about the proud upper-class church lady who doesn't realize there's a louse crawling on her bonnet. "O wad some Power the giftie gie us, To see oursels as ithers see us!" Last week I had an opportunity to see how others see us, while vacationing in Italy when news broke of the grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for killing teenager Michael Brown.

 

Starting from the patch of pavement upon which black teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white policeman on Aug. 9, a group of 150 protesters - praying and singing hymns - began a seven-day, 120-mile march to the governor's mansion in Jefferson City. The goal is ambitious: to turn Ferguson into a tipping point, as the Selma-to-Montgomery marches did during the the civil rights era.

 

De' Lonna Swain, a third-grader at Hamilton Elementary School holds a robot that her and her team built Wednesday,November 19 2014. Sanford's F-rated Hamilton Elementary is hoping that a new engineering and technology magnet will be the key to turning around the school.

 

A motorcyclist died in a crash Sunday morning in Osteen, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Preliminary reports show that three motorcycles were involved in the accident about 10:40 a.m. at Maytown Road and Maytown Spur Road.

 
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