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Missing Florida man found murdered in car trunk - WFLA

Missing Florida man found murdered in car trunk  WFLA

A missing Florida Keys man has been found dead inside the trunk of his car, and a murder suspect has been arrested.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 1:55 pm


ICYMI: Florida education news in review, week of Dec. 10, 2018 - Tampa Bay Times

ICYMI: Florida education news in review, week of Dec. 10, 2018  Tampa Bay Times

Florida's education commissioner resigned this week, and soon after incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he wanted to pick his own department chief.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 11:31 am


Politics cloud felon voting rights restoration in Florida - Reuters

Politics cloud felon voting rights restoration in Florida  Reuters

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Elections officials across Florida say they expect former felons to flock to their offices to register to vote next month when a newly passed ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 11:08 am


Smuggler for Mexican drug cartel pleads guilty in Florida - New York Post

Smuggler for Mexican drug cartel pleads guilty in Florida  New York Post

An organizer for multiple Mexican drug cartels has pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge for smuggling cocaine from Mexico into the United States.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 10:18 am


Well-known Florida city to ban plastic straws - Miami Herald

Well-known Florida city to ban plastic straws  Miami Herald

A well-known city in Florida is banning plastic straws.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 9:46 am


Coast Guard Search For Man Who Went Overboard Carnival Ship Off Florida Keys - CBS Miami

Coast Guard Search For Man Who Went Overboard Carnival Ship Off Florida Keys  CBS Miami

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Officials say a 26-year-old man went overboard from the Carnival Victory Cruise ship Friday ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 6:22 am


Florida mom served by teen at meat counter who later was charged in son's murder - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Florida mom served by teen at meat counter who later was charged in son's murder  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Florida woman discovered that a clerk who served her at a Tampa meat market last month is the man...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 6:22 am


Hurricane Michael absorbs Florida's $223 million surplus - WJHG-TV

Hurricane Michael absorbs Florida's $223 million surplus  WJHG-TV

A new report Wednesday revealed that Florida 2019-2020 $223 million surplus 'has likely disappeared' thanks to Hurricane Michael.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 4:32 am


'Justice for Michael': 18 years later, Florida woman found guilty in plot to kill husband - Tallahassee.com

'Justice for Michael': 18 years later, Florida woman found guilty in plot to kill husband  Tallahassee.com

Denise Williams faces life in prison for for masterminding and concealing a plot to free her from the marriage and collect nearly $2 million in insurance.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 4:13 am


Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with conviction - KAIT

Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with conviction  KAIT

After spellbinding trial featuring tales of infidelity and a multimillion dollar insurance payout, a jury convicts a Florida woman of helping to mastermind the killing ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 3:20 am


Former soccer coach Justin Smith captured in Florida - WDTN.com

Former soccer coach Justin Smith captured in Florida  WDTN.com

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Justin Smith has been taken into custody in Florida after fleeing the state of Ohio on the last day of his trial over one month ago.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 2:17 am


UCF should schedule a Florida 2-for-1, even if Knights feel insulted - SB Nation

UCF should schedule a Florida 2-for-1, even if Knights feel insulted  SB Nation

The UCF Knights and Florida Gators have played just twice. But over the last few days, the two sides have had a public exchange over whether they'd schedule ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 1:47 am


Florida judge sets August trial date in Michael Drejka 'stand your ground' killing case - NBC News

Florida judge sets August trial date in Michael Drejka 'stand your ground' killing case  NBC News

A judge on Friday set an Aug. 19 trial date for Michael Drejka, the white man charged with manslaughter for shooting a black man in a dispute that began over a ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 1:31 am


Caught on camera: Florida 14-year-old accused of leading police on car chase | WSB-TV - WSB Atlanta

Caught on camera: Florida 14-year-old accused of leading police on car chase | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

A Florida teenager has been charged, accused of driving a stolen car and leading a police on a chase through the streets of Hudson, Florida.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 12:36 am


Kurelic: Recruiting uncertainty; Florida athlete and OSU offer - 247Sports

Kurelic: Recruiting uncertainty; Florida athlete and OSU offer  247Sports

Ryan Day and company deal with recruiting uncertainty; Buckeyes offer Florida athlete who plans to visit OSU.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 12:25 am


Who will provide the leadership to fix the Florida water crisis? - NBC2 News

Who will provide the leadership to fix the Florida water crisis?  NBC2 News

With the impacts of the water crisis heavy on the minds of Southwest Floridians, the question remains not only how can it be fixed but who can make it happen.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 11:38 pm


Florida Museum of Photographic Arts' Member Benefit Show - Bay News 9

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts' Member Benefit Show  Bay News 9

The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is hosting a Member Benefit Show, and it's now up and available for purchase.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:30 pm


Scientists Discover New, Bizarre Eel-Like Creature in Florida - Geek

Scientists Discover New, Bizarre Eel-Like Creature in Florida  Geek

Florida residents, you have a new neighbor — and it has the body of an eel and the spots of a leopard. It also has two small arms with gills sticking out of its body ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 9:59 pm


Hurricane Michael to put pressure on Florida's budget - WTXL ABC 27

Hurricane Michael to put pressure on Florida's budget  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (The News *Service* of Florida) - Florida's budget will face increased pressure from the impact of Hurricane Michael. That's according to a ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 9:41 pm


Florida bucks trend by keeping shelves stocked with execution drugs. But are they humane? - Tampa Bay Times

Florida bucks trend by keeping shelves stocked with execution drugs. But are they humane?  Tampa Bay Times

Records show the state obtained new vials of lethal injection drugs as recently as August. Debate continues over their use.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 9:33 pm


ORLANDO WEATHER: CENTRAL FLORIDA STORM FORECAST | WFTV - WFTV Orlando

ORLANDO WEATHER: CENTRAL FLORIDA STORM FORECAST | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

Strong to severe storms are moving through Central Florida, chief meteorologist Tom Terry said Friday evening.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 8:55 pm


Orange County leads Florida in decline of juvenile arrests, report says - Orlando Weekly

Orange County leads Florida in decline of juvenile arrests, report says  Orlando Weekly

As juvenile arrests in Florida hit a 43-year low, Orange County witnessed the state's largest reduction in the last year, according to a report from...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 8:47 pm


High school football class changes impact South Florida - Miami Herald

High school football class changes impact South Florida  Miami Herald

The FHSAA announced its football classifications for the 2019 and 2020 seasons, which provided a major shift for many major Miami-Dade and Broward teams ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 8:32 pm


Best Cheap Car Insurance in Florida - U.S. News & World Report

Best Cheap Car Insurance in Florida  U.S. News & World Report

Find the best cheap Florida car insurance here. Visit our site to learn about Florida minimum auto insurance coverage requirements & get your quote online!

Published on 14 December 2018 | 8:19 pm


Gang activity suspect to be extradited from Florida - Times-Enterprise

Gang activity suspect to be extradited from Florida  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — Gathering of evidence by city detectives pointed to an inmate in a South Florida jail, according to authorities.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 7:23 pm


Florida Police Can Use ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law in Defense of Use of Deadly Force, State Supreme Court Rules - KTLA Los Angeles

Florida Police Can Use ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law in Defense of Use of Deadly Force, State Supreme Court Rules  KTLA Los Angeles

Florida law enforcement officers can invoke the state's "stand your ground" self-defense law to protect them from criminal prosecution in some instances of ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:50 pm


Wild score five unanswered; dominate Florida - Hockey Wilderness

Wild score five unanswered; dominate Florida  Hockey Wilderness

After their out burst of seven goals against Montreal, the Wild were back to their dominate ways against Florida in a Friday night showdown at the Xcel Energy ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:20 pm


Caught on camera: Florida 14-year-old accused of leading police on car chase | WFTV - WFTV Orlando

Caught on camera: Florida 14-year-old accused of leading police on car chase | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

A Florida teenager has been charged, accused of driving a stolen car and leading a police on a chase through the streets of Hudson, Florida.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:13 pm


VIDEO: Florida man surrenders after chase, shootout and standoff - WPEC

VIDEO: Florida man surrenders after chase, shootout and standoff  WPEC

A suspect in a carjacking and armed home invasion in central Florida eventually surrendered, but not after opening fire on deputies and leading them on a ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:08 pm


Friday's Afternoon Update - Florida Trend

Friday's Afternoon Update  Florida Trend

Four Corners offers possible glimpse of Florida's congested future. Four Corners — where Orange, Osceola, Polk and Lake counties meet at the center of the ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:02 pm


State Florida executes man for woman's 1992 killing 10:56 AM, Dec 14, 2018 - Fox 4

State Florida executes man for woman's 1992 killing 10:56 AM, Dec 14, 2018  Fox 4

STARKE, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on Florida execution (all times local):. 9:50 p.m.. A man convicted of fatally beating and stabbing a South Florida woman 26 years ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 3:56 pm


Michelle Obama bringing 'Becoming' book tour to Florida - WFLA

Michelle Obama bringing 'Becoming' book tour to Florida  WFLA

Michelle Obama will be in Florida to promote her bestselling memoir “Becoming.”

Published on 14 December 2018 | 2:02 pm


Florida State official visitor list and breakdown - Tallahassee.com

Florida State official visitor list and breakdown  Tallahassee.com

What prospects are coming to FSU this weekend and what's the latest with them?

Published on 14 December 2018 | 2:00 pm


Florida Spotlight: Predictions on five elite uncommitted prospects - Rivals.com

Florida Spotlight: Predictions on five elite uncommitted prospects  Rivals.com

As we inch closer to the beginning of the early signing period, top-ranked recruits are starting to see their recruitments shift. Today, Rivals.com has a closer look ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 1:52 pm


Human remains found in search for Florida woman who vanished in 2010, police say - Fox News

Human remains found in search for Florida woman who vanished in 2010, police say  Fox News

Lynda Meier vanished after leaving her Florida apartment at around 5 a.m. on June 4, 2010. On Wednesday, police may have finally discovered where she ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 1:42 pm


People pour into Florida’s Four Corners. Can wildlife and the Everglades survive? - Miami Herald

People pour into Florida’s Four Corners. Can wildlife and the Everglades survive?  Miami Herald

Overdevelopment threatens to choke off a critical wildlife coordinator in Central Florida connecting the Everglades to the rest of the state.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 12:00 pm


Florida On A Tankful: All Aboard the Polar Express Train Ride - News 13 Orlando

Florida On A Tankful: All Aboard the Polar Express Train Ride  News 13 Orlando

MOUNT DORA, Fla. — All aboard a journey to a magical place — Central Florida's very own Polar Express Train Ride will whisk you away to the North Pole.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:00 am


WR Britt decommits from Miami after Florida visit - 247Sports

WR Britt decommits from Miami after Florida visit  247Sports

Miami (Fla.) Carol City 2020 wide receiver Marc Britt took a multi-day visit to Florida this week. *Fresh* off that trip to see the Gators, the 6-foot-2, 190 pound.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 3:25 am


Florida execution is 'closure' for kin of woman brutally stabbed to death in 1992 - Fox News

Florida execution is 'closure' for kin of woman brutally stabbed to death in 1992  Fox News

A man convicted of viciously stabbing a woman to death during a South Florida burglary 26 years ago was executed Thursday night.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 3:10 am


Former offensive tackle Josh Ball not planning to return to Florida State - Tallahassee.com

Former offensive tackle Josh Ball not planning to return to Florida State  Tallahassee.com

Former FSU offensive tackle Josh Ball will not return.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 2:28 am


Bibb County carjacking suspect who ran over girlfriend, shot dead by Florida police - The Telegraph

Bibb County carjacking suspect who ran over girlfriend, shot dead by Florida police  The Telegraph

Jason Emerson Connell, 43, of Macon, was shot and killed Wednesday by an officer for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. He was wanted in a carjacking in Macon ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 1:09 am


3 ArkLaTex residents injured in Florida vehicle crash; 1 dead - KSLA

3 ArkLaTex residents injured in Florida vehicle crash; 1 dead  KSLA

4 ArkLaTex residents involved in a vehicle crash in Florida; 1 pronounced dead on the scene.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 12:58 am


Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Applies to Police, Too, Court Rules - The New York Times

Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Applies to Police, Too, Court Rules  The New York Times

The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that the state's Stand Your Ground law can be invoked as a defense by police officers accused of wrongful killings.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 12:00 am


5 fun things to do this weekend in South Florida - WPTV.com

5 fun things to do this weekend in South Florida  WPTV.com

Find fun things to do in South Florida for the weekend.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 6:57 pm


Florida's series against USF to begin in 2021 - 247Sports

Florida's series against USF to begin in 2021  247Sports

Florida's scheduled series against USF will begin earlier than expected, the programs announced on Thursday.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 5:18 pm


Florida safety leaves Gophers recruiting class - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Florida safety leaves Gophers recruiting class  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Florida high school safety T.J. Robinson and the Gophers football program are no longer paired in the 2019 recruiting class. “After a long talk with family and ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 1:54 pm


The FAA wants to merge Florida’s flight paths. Will your neighborhood hear it coming? - Bradenton Herald

The FAA wants to merge Florida’s flight paths. Will your neighborhood hear it coming?  Bradenton Herald

The Federal Aviation Administration's NextGen program proposes to consolidate flight paths in South Florida's airspace, and critics are concerned the increased ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 11:00 am


Trump wetlands rule rollback makes about 6 million acres in Florida unprotected - Tampa Bay Times

Trump wetlands rule rollback makes about 6 million acres in Florida unprotected  Tampa Bay Times

The EPA's own figures show the rolback of Obama-era regulations will leave 51 percent of the nation's wetlands unprotected. Florida has 12 million acres of ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 10:35 am


Florida On A Tankful: International Showmen's Museum - News 13 Orlando

Florida On A Tankful: International Showmen's Museum  News 13 Orlando

It will take you back to the days of the earliest carnivals.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 10:03 am


Hurricane costs could drench Florida's budget - Tampa Bay Times

Hurricane costs could drench Florida's budget  Tampa Bay Times

TALLAHASSEE — Florida's budget will face increased pressure from the impact of Hurricane Michael, a new report reviewed Wednesday by the Senate ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 10:00 am


Florida school shooting panel takes up Trump's call to arm teachers - POLITICO

Florida school shooting panel takes up Trump's call to arm teachers  POLITICO

It will be up to state lawmakers to decide next year if they want to pursue a course almost certain to draw fierce draw criticism.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 12:58 am


Teachers need guns; schools need security, Parkland shooting panel concludes - Sun Sentinel

Teachers need guns; schools need security, Parkland shooting panel concludes  Sun Sentinel

Armed teachers, stronger security and better law enforcement are needed to head off another school shooting like the one in Parkland, according to a panel ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 12:45 am


Florida family sues hospital for 'causing father to overdose after a back surgery' - WPBF West Palm Beach

Florida family sues hospital for 'causing father to overdose after a back surgery'  WPBF West Palm Beach

A Florida doctor may never be able to walk or breathe on his own after his family claims medical staffers -- at the very hospital he served for more than 30 years ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 11:35 pm


Florida's new baseball stadium, football facility delayed a year - 247Sports

Florida's new baseball stadium, football facility delayed a year  247Sports

Florida has announced that planned construction on a new baseball stadium and a stand-alone football facility have been delayed for year from the original ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 9:13 pm


Tallahassee's Scott Maddox indicted in case that rocked Andrew Gillum's Florida race for governor - Orlando Sentinel

Tallahassee's Scott Maddox indicted in case that rocked Andrew Gillum's Florida race for governor  Orlando Sentinel

TALLAHASSEE — Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox was indicted Wednesday on 44 charges in an FBI corruption investigation that became a key ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 7:20 pm


Florida State offensive coordinator search intel - Tomahawk Nation

Florida State offensive coordinator search intel  Tomahawk Nation

Can Florida State get this done before the weekend?

Published on 12 December 2018 | 6:04 pm


Neglected: Even when staffs cause patient deaths, Florida nursing homes face few penalties - Pensacola News Journal

Neglected: Even when staffs cause patient deaths, Florida nursing homes face few penalties  Pensacola News Journal

Despite state reviews that find staff neglect and mistreatment caused patient deaths, Florida nursing homes escape penalties and investigations.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 4:52 pm


Restraining order issued to keep Florida 6th grader away from classmate - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Restraining order issued to keep Florida 6th grader away from classmate  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

LAKELAND, Fla. - A sixth-grade student at a Lakeland middle school has been issued a restraining order to stay away from another student who he is accused ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 3:11 pm


A Trip to the Florida of Yore - The Wall Street Journal

A Trip to the Florida of Yore  The Wall Street Journal

The tiny town of Apalachicola is old-school Sunshine State, with a sleepy waterfront, ironwork balconies and zero pretentiousness.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 2:51 pm


Katharine the shark returns to South Florida - WPTV.com

Katharine the shark returns to South Florida  WPTV.com

Katharine the great white shark is buzzing the Florida coastline again. This time she's not far from Palm Beach and Martin county shores, with a GPS “ping” ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 2:34 pm


3 Pot Stocks to Play Florida's Burgeoning Medical Marijuana Market - The Motley Fool

3 Pot Stocks to Play Florida's Burgeoning Medical Marijuana Market  The Motley Fool

Florida's medical cannabis industry could soon hit $1 billion in annual sales.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 1:21 pm


Wednesday's Daily Pulse - Florida Trend

Wednesday's Daily Pulse  Florida Trend

Florida's job market is expected to be among the strongest in the nation during January to March, according to a quarterly survey by global staffing firm ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 12:47 pm


A vivid, surreal Kodachrome love poem to 1980s Florida - Washington Post

A vivid, surreal Kodachrome love poem to 1980s Florida  Washington Post

Florida has long been one of the most intriguing of the 50 states. From election drama to news of the weird, the state has been the source of a rich variety of ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 11:05 am


UCF should follow FSU’s lead, play Florida on Gators’ terms - 247Sports

UCF should follow FSU’s lead, play Florida on Gators’ terms  247Sports

There are different examples of the approach UCF should take in order to get where they would like to get, but they have to be willing.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 5:22 am


Florida’s agency heads must reapply if they want to keep their jobs under DeSantis - Miami Herald

Florida’s agency heads must reapply if they want to keep their jobs under DeSantis  Miami Herald

Calling it standard practice, governor-elect Ron DeSantis has directed state agency heads to submit their resignations by Friday as his transition team puts ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 11:26 pm


Florida 'porch pirates' go upscale, steal packages using Volvo - WPLG Local 10

Florida 'porch pirates' go upscale, steal packages using Volvo  WPLG Local 10

RIVERVIEW, Fla. - Florida crooks have gone high-end in their efforts to steal packages left at the front doors of homeowners. Two female "porch pirates" were ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 5:53 pm


The Florida Highway official who sent a crew to clean up Georgia home has resigned. - Tampa Bay Times

The Florida Highway official who sent a crew to clean up Georgia home has resigned.  Tampa Bay Times

The director of administrative services at the Florida Department of Highway and Safety and Motor Vehicles failed to report a “possible ethics violation” relating to ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 5:29 pm


Florida Bright Futures college scholarships and costs expected to rise - Orlando Sentinel

Florida Bright Futures college scholarships and costs expected to rise  Orlando Sentinel

TALLAHASSEE — More Florida students are expected to take advantage of beefed-up scholarship programs that help pay for tuition, fees and books at state ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 3:05 pm


Tuesday's Daily Pulse - Florida Trend

Tuesday's Daily Pulse  Florida Trend

Today, only 6.7 percent of Florida mortgages are underwater, according to a recent analysis from financial services company CoreLogic. While still among the ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 12:32 pm


Training for Florida's lawmakers starts today in Tallahassee - Tampa Bay Times

Training for Florida's lawmakers starts today in Tallahassee  Tampa Bay Times

Florida's incoming class of lawmakers gets its start at the 2019 legislative session today, as they kick off the first of six committee weeks leading up to March 5.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 10:01 am


Fewer underwater mortgages in Florida, but challenges remain - Tampa Bay Times

Fewer underwater mortgages in Florida, but challenges remain  Tampa Bay Times

Not so long ago, nearly half of Florida homes with a mortgage were underwater. That is, the homeowner owed more than the home was worth. In the years after ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 10:00 am


Thousands of mailed-in Florida ballots not counted, officials say - CBS News

Thousands of mailed-in Florida ballots not counted, officials say  CBS News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida officials say thousands of mailed ballots were not counted because they were delivered too late to state election offices.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 4:46 am


State lawmaker: Florida's mental health system needs total revamp - ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

State lawmaker: Florida's mental health system needs total revamp  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

Florida Senator Kathleeen Passidomo says Florida's mental health crisis is getting worse and needs a total revamp. "You just don't throw money at it, you have ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 3:29 am


Florida carnival workers among 3 charged with killing couple, burying them in shallow graves - Orlando Sentinel

Florida carnival workers among 3 charged with killing couple, burying them in shallow graves  Orlando Sentinel

Three carnival workers — two from Florida — have been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a couple at a Kansas fair whose bodies were found ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 11:30 pm


How the Rest of the Country Can Take Florida’s Lead in Embracing Second-Chance Criminal Justice Reform - Slate

How the Rest of the Country Can Take Florida’s Lead in Embracing Second-Chance Criminal Justice Reform  Slate

Congress is on the verge of passing a sorely needed criminal justice reform bill with broad bipartisan support, but a handful of holdouts stand in the way.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 8:52 pm


Florida Insider Poll: Florida's most influential Democrat is… - Tampa Bay Times

Florida Insider Poll: Florida's most influential Democrat is…  Tampa Bay Times

The leading Democrat in Florida, Sen. Bill Nelson, lost his re-election to Rick Scott and Broward County's ballot design. The only Democrat holding statewide ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 6:31 pm


Vote-by-mail scandal in North Carolina exposes Florida's lax laws - Tampa Bay Times

Vote-by-mail scandal in North Carolina exposes Florida's lax laws  Tampa Bay Times

A contested election. Accusations of election fraud. Widespread attention from the national media. No, it's not in Florida, which has had its fair share of election ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 6:04 pm


Rat found in vending machine at Florida high school - KOMO News

Rat found in vending machine at Florida high school  KOMO News

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Students at a Florida high school found an unwelcome surprise in a vending machine: a rat climbing the rows of packaged snacks ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 4:59 pm


Harris Corp. to pour $125 million into R&D in Florida: Florida Tech and UCF will benefit - Florida Today

Harris Corp. to pour $125 million into R&D in Florida: Florida Tech and UCF will benefit  Florida Today

Harris Corp., headquartered in Melbourne, announced Monday plans to invest more than $125 million in internal research and development in Florida this fiscal ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 2:11 pm


Florida home insurers drop policies of thousands in 2018 - Fox 4

Florida home insurers drop policies of thousands in 2018  Fox 4

FLORIDA — According to the Palm Beach Post , home insurers have dropped the policies of over 87,000 Floridians in the third quarter of this year. They say ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 12:11 pm


Florida woman put puppies in backpack, swung them around bar, police say - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Florida woman put puppies in backpack, swung them around bar, police say  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A South Florida woman is accused of putting a Chihuahua and its four 4-week-old puppies into a backpack and swinging it around a bar, the Sun-Sentinel ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Weather service confirms tornado along Florida's Gulf Coast - WPLG Local 10

Weather service confirms tornado along Florida's Gulf Coast  WPLG Local 10

The National Weather *Service* is confirming a tornado touched down on Florida's Gulf Coast.

Published on 9 December 2018 | 9:39 pm


Florida inmate dies in jail - WEAR

Florida inmate dies in jail  WEAR

Detectives are investigating the death of an inmate at a jail near Florida's Gulf Coast. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said that Mauricio Blanco became ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 9:11 pm


No bond for man charged with double murder in Florida - WEAR

No bond for man charged with double murder in Florida  WEAR

A suspect in the murder of two men in Florida was denied bond after screaming from a wheelchair during his bond hearing. The Daytona Beach Police tweeted ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 8:12 pm


Report: Florida schools fail to report many crimes to state - WCTV

Report: Florida schools fail to report many crimes to state  WCTV

Many serious crimes that take place on Florida school campuses are never reported to the state as required by law.

Published on 9 December 2018 | 2:30 pm


'When is this going to stop?': Activist highlights impact of red tide in Florida - ABC News

'When is this going to stop?': Activist highlights impact of red tide in Florida  ABC News

Red tide and blue/green algae impacting Florida beaches are not a new phenomenon in the state but residents say this one is unusual and has killed more ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 1:30 pm


Brexit turmoil will reach Florida's shores - Miami Herald

Brexit turmoil will reach Florida's shores  Miami Herald

Even to a casual observer — which most of us in the United States are — it's clear that Brexit is a hot mess.

Published on 9 December 2018 | 1:08 am


Florida schools cover up crimes: Rapes, guns and more - Sun Sentinel

Florida schools cover up crimes: Rapes, guns and more  Sun Sentinel

From rapes to arsons to guns, Florida's school districts are hiding countless crimes that take place on campus, defying state laws and leaving parents with the ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 11:00 pm


Audit Uncovers Florida's Errors in Issuing Gun Permits - News 13 Orlando

Audit Uncovers Florida's Errors in Issuing Gun Permits  News 13 Orlando

An audit shows that the department that approves gun permits and licenses for security guards and private investigators had inadequate oversight.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 7:42 pm


One-day-only sale — $99 or $79 flights to Florida - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

One-day-only sale — $99 or $79 flights to Florida  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Visit Florida and JetBlue are having the sale on fares to seven Florida destinations from Boston, New York and Washington, D.C.. Today, for one day only, ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 4:59 pm


Trump hotel feud erupts between Lewandowski and Florida senators - POLITICO

Trump hotel feud erupts between Lewandowski and Florida senators  POLITICO

MIAMI — It was supposed to be a friendly introduction between Republicans at the Trump International Hotel in Washington on Wednesday night, when the ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 6:35 pm


Artists Who Brought Florida to Life - The New York Times

Artists Who Brought Florida to Life  The New York Times

A new exhibition shows that, long before Art Basel, the famous and not so famous captured the Sunshine State in paintings and photographs.

Published on 4 December 2018 | 8:00 am


As Florida's voucher-school problems grow, Arizona taps the brakes - Orlando Sentinel

As Florida's voucher-school problems grow, Arizona taps the brakes  Orlando Sentinel

Florida's voucher schools continue to make one horrible headline after another. Forged safety reports. Factually flawed curriculum. Unqualified teachers — some ...

Published on 4 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Man 'wearing a wolf' spotted on Florida interstate - Orlando Sentinel

Man 'wearing a wolf' spotted on Florida interstate  Orlando Sentinel

A video posted to Twitter shows a man on a motorcycle "wearing a wolf." Of course it was in Florida.

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Senator files bill to transfer Florida's gun permit program to state police - Tampa Bay Times

Senator files bill to transfer Florida's gun permit program to state police  Tampa Bay Times

The move sets up an almost certain showdown with the National Rifle Association in next year's legislative session. Sen. Lauren Book, D-Hollywood.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Florida’s zany election season ends, results certified - Orlando Sentinel

Florida’s zany election season ends, results certified  Orlando Sentinel

Florida's official election results were certified by the statewide Elections Canvassing Board on Tuesday, putting an end to a vicious election season and lengthy ...

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Nearly 3,000 Votes Disappeared From Florida’s Recount. That’s Not Supposed to Happen - The New York Times

Nearly 3,000 Votes Disappeared From Florida’s Recount. That’s Not Supposed to Happen  The New York Times

Nearly 3,000 votes effectively disappeared during the machine recount of Florida's midterm races, according to election records, calling into question whether ...

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Florida's Future Is Bright Even Without Amazon - Forbes

Florida's Future Is Bright Even Without Amazon  Forbes

Florida's lone finalist, Miami, didn't make the cut for Amazon's HQ2 but missing out is not all bad news. Tax handouts to individual firms aren't a recipe for ...

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


What’s the matter with Florida? - The Washington Post

What’s the matter with Florida?  The Washington Post

Before 2020, the nation needs to upgrade the machinery and professionalism of the U.S. election system.

Published on 15 November 2018 | 8:00 am








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