By WUFT News on May 28th, 2015 | Last updated: May 28, 2015 at 2:49 pm
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday the parents of University of Central Florida football player, Ereck Plancher, are limited to collecting $200,000 in a lawsuit they filed against UCF Athletics Association, Inc. Plancher collapsed and died in March 2008 after off-season football drills supervised by football coach George O’Leary.
By Taylor Gaines on April 21st, 2015 | Last updated: April 21, 2015 at 10:25 am
The University of Florida club baseball team lost to the University of Central Florida Knights during the April 18-19 series in Gainesville, ending the Gators’ season. The UF club baseball team kicked off its alumni weekend on April 17, which included a home run derby pitting current players against club alumni.
UCF Police Evacuate Student Union After Bomb Threat – The University of Central Florida Police Department evacuated the student union after a reported bomb threat late Saturday evening. Students were asked to avoid the student union until the police department […]
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By Kyle Follansbee on October 29th, 2014 | Last updated: October 29, 2014 at 3:13 pm
UCF athletes ranked No. 1 in graduation rates among public universities – UCF student-athletes top all public universities in graduation rates. The Orlando-based university ranks fifth over all schools — public or private. Athletes who enrolled in 2007 earned degrees […]
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By Lawrence Chan on February 18th, 2014 | Last updated: February 18, 2014 at 2:13 pm
Holder urges lifted ban on felon voting – U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said states should no longer bar felons from voting once they have completed their time in prison. Holder mentioned Florida specifically in a speech this week as […]
By Cassandra Ganter on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 11:38 am
Pakistan arrests man in Daniel Pearl’s slaying – CNN.com – Pakistani officials arrested Quari Abdul Hayee on Sunday in connection with the 2002 Daniel Pearl beheading case. Suspected to have facilitated Pearl’s kidnapping, Hayee joins Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who confessed […]
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By Rachel Jones on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 12:34 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Gainesville city elections today, body of missing Gilchrist County man found, evidence of planned attack found in UCF dorm, Hillary Clinton announces support of same-sex marriage, residents of Colombia protest poor living conditions.
By Dana Edwards on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 11:40 am
Obama to nominate Thomas E. Perez as Labor secretary – President Obama plans to nominate Thomas E. Perez as the new secretary of Labor on Monday. The position plays an important role in immigration reform. Perez currently works as the […]
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By Faithful Okoye on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 11:51 am
SR 121 and U.S. 441 smoke advisory continues; UCF death investigated, dorm evacuated; Cabins ablaze in Pigeon Forge fire; Iran’s nuclears expected to top Obama’s priority list in Isreal.
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By Ben Baumer on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 10:29 am
Lowe points to economic growth in State of the City address – Past and future economic growth were the focus of Mayor Craig Lowe’s State of the City address Wednesday. The mayor said his first term’s biggest success was bringing […]