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Analysis | The Cybersecurity 202: Former Sen. Bill Nelson says Florida hacking claims vindicated by Mueller report - The Washington Post

Analysis | The Cybersecurity 202: Former Sen. Bill Nelson says Florida hacking claims vindicated by Mueller report  The Washington Post

THE KEY. Then-Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) is joined by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP). A politician is declaring victory ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:04 pm


'Jaws of life' used to free Florida Rottweiler pup's head from cinder block - WFTV Orlando

'Jaws of life' used to free Florida Rottweiler pup's head from cinder block  WFTV Orlando

HASTINGS, Fla. (AP) - Officials say Florida firefighters used the "jaws of life" to free a Rottweiler that got her head stuck in a cinder block.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:45 am


Central Florida Sri Lankan Community Responds to Easter Attacks - WMFE

Central Florida Sri Lankan Community Responds to Easter Attacks  WMFE

The Sri Lankan community in Central Florida is reeling after churches and hotels in Sri Lanka were attacked over the weekend. Almost 300 people were killed ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:17 am


8 ducklings rescued from drain at Florida golf course - Minneapolis Star Tribune

8 ducklings rescued from drain at Florida golf course  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Florida firefighters used technology to rescue eight ducklings from a storm drain and return them to their concerned mother.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:00 am


Key differences in Senate, House ‘Florida First Step Acts’ could derail criminal justice reform - Watchdog.org

Key differences in Senate, House ‘Florida First Step Acts’ could derail criminal justice reform  Watchdog.org

Massive Senate and House criminal justice reform bills will likely be heard on chamber floors this week with significant differences between the two sorted out in ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:49 am


Florida education news: Reading, recording, raises and more - Tampa Bay Times

Florida education news: Reading, recording, raises and more  Tampa Bay Times

READING LESSONS: Students at Hillsborough County's Strawberry Crest High School spend Tuesday mornings at neighboring Bailey Elementary helping ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:46 am


No fish tale: Nearly 760-pound swordfish is Florida record - Sun Sentinel

No fish tale: Nearly 760-pound swordfish is Florida record  Sun Sentinel

A fishing trip in the Florida Keys turned into a record reel-in for a Cape Coral couple when a boat run by Captain Nick Stanczyk landed a swordfish weighing ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:35 am


Florida State football, recruiting news: FSU offers a three-star tight end - Tomahawk Nation

Florida State football, recruiting news: FSU offers a three-star tight end  Tomahawk Nation

2021 three-star tight end Nick Elksnis picked up an offer from Florida State: So blessed to have received an offer from Florida State. Go Noles !!

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:00 am


Police say Florida father chased down and shot at suspect who stole hi - News965

Police say Florida father chased down and shot at suspect who stole hi  News965

West Palm Beach, Fla - A Florida father may have saved his son's life after he chased down a man who allegedly stole his car Saturday with a child in the ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:52 am


These expert tips will help you plan a perfect Central Florida wedding - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

These expert tips will help you plan a perfect Central Florida wedding  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

An expert shares tips for planning a wedding in Central Florida.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:33 am


Daystarter: Five things to know about today’s mayoral election in Tampa; Florida’s opioids - Tampa Bay Times

Daystarter: Five things to know about today’s mayoral election in Tampa; Florida’s opioids  Tampa Bay Times

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today. • It's Election Day in Tampa, and for the first time in a while voters won't have to worry about ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:00 am


Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics — 4.23.19 - Florida Politics

Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics — 4.23.19  Florida Politics

Today is the 50th day of the 2019 Legislative Session. As the Orlando Sentinel's Gray Rohrer noted on Twitter, here are all the issues which have not yet gone to ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:51 am


Alligator euthanized after breaking through Florida home fence - ABC Action News

Alligator euthanized after breaking through Florida home fence  ABC Action News

Officials say they were forced to euthanize an 11-foot (3.3 meters) alligator that broke through a chain-link fence into the backyard of a Miami home.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:31 am


For low-income people caught in a debt cycle, Florida legislation proposes new 36-percent interest rate - Florida Phoenix

For low-income people caught in a debt cycle, Florida legislation proposes new 36-percent interest rate  Florida Phoenix

The poor may not have much money, but there are plenty of companies looking to make a buck off their financial struggles. A case in point: legislation (SB ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Florida’s Chief Science Officer can help defend our paradise | Opinion - Miami Herald

Florida’s Chief Science Officer can help defend our paradise | Opinion  Miami Herald

As a scientist with more than five decades of experience, I am heartened by the announcement of Gov. Ron DeSantis' appointment of Dr. Tom Frazer to serve as ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:22 am


Florida Contractor Accused of $40K AOB Insurance Fraud Scheme - Insurance Journal

Florida Contractor Accused of $40K AOB Insurance Fraud Scheme  Insurance Journal

A restoration contracting company owner was arrested this month in Florida for allegedly stealing more than $40000 from consumers who assigned their.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:53 am


Florida lawmakers close to giving residential vegetables gardens a green light - Food Safety News

Florida lawmakers close to giving residential vegetables gardens a green light  Food Safety News

One of the more bizarre powers of local government will likely end this week or next when the Florida House of Representatives votes to make vegetable.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:32 am


Chamber supports Visit Sarasota & Enterprise Florida funding - yoursun.com

Chamber supports Visit Sarasota & Enterprise Florida funding  yoursun.com

The North Port Area Chamber of Commerce urges you to support funding for Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida during the 2019 Legislative Session.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:00 am


Florida masons should break ties with Cuba - Miami Herald

Florida masons should break ties with Cuba  Miami Herald

The history of the Communist Party in Cuba, its infiltration and penetration to demoralize and destroy the integrity of the Cuban diaspora, has always targeted the ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:49 am


Why Is Florida's GOP Governor Backing A Bernie Sanders' Drug Price-Control Plan? - InsideSources

Why Is Florida's GOP Governor Backing A Bernie Sanders' Drug Price-Control Plan?  InsideSources

Why is America's most pro-Trump governor backing a Bernie Sanders “socialized meds” price-setting scheme? That's the question some Sunshine State.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 2:56 am


Customers filmed at spa in Robert Kraft case sue Florida law enforcement - Fox News

Customers filmed at spa in Robert Kraft case sue Florida law enforcement  Fox News

Customers of the Florida massage parlor where Robert Kraft is accused of paying for sexual favors are fuming over being allegedly filmed by authorities during ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:48 am


Vaping Ban Lands On Florida Governor DeSantis’ Desk - CBS Miami

Vaping Ban Lands On Florida Governor DeSantis’ Desk  CBS Miami

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday received a bill (SB 7012) that would carry out a voter-approved ban on vaping and the use of ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:25 am


Florida teacher dies at juvenile residential program, body isn't discovered for two days - WXYZ

Florida teacher dies at juvenile residential program, body isn't discovered for two days  WXYZ

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — For two days, the death of a Tampa Bay area teacher went unnoticed by fellow staff at the juvenile residential program where he works.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:20 am


Florida dog stolen in 2017 reunited with family after being found abandoned in Colorado - KPLC

Florida dog stolen in 2017 reunited with family after being found abandoned in Colorado  KPLC

The dog was discovered cold and abandoned in a ditch earlier this month in Hugo, CO. She was reunited with her family over Easter weekend.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:32 am


Florida News Florida boat captain reels in 757-pound swordfish 8:06 PM, Apr 22, 2019 - WTXL ABC 27

Florida News Florida boat captain reels in 757-pound swordfish 8:06 PM, Apr 22, 2019  WTXL ABC 27

A Florida boat captain recently caught a swordfish off the Florida Keys that weighed 757 pounds.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:18 am


Rapper YNW Melly could face the death penalty in Florida killings - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Rapper YNW Melly could face the death penalty in Florida killings  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Florida prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty against rapper YNW Melly in connection with the killing of two men.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:10 am


Florida residents, visitors urged to get vaccinated against measles - WFLA

Florida residents, visitors urged to get vaccinated against measles  WFLA

The Florida Department of Health in all Tampa Bay area counties is urging Floridians and visitors who have not been immunized to measles to get vaccinated.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:05 am


Ex-Florida forward Stone transferring to Miami - ESPN

Ex-Florida forward Stone transferring to Miami  ESPN

Former Florida forward Keith Stone will transfer to Miami, he announced on Monday.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:56 pm


Local church and contracting ministry from Florida providing housing for storm victims in Alto - KTRE

Local church and contracting ministry from Florida providing housing for storm victims in Alto  KTRE

It was made possible thanks to a partnership with ABA Disaster Relief Ministry out of Florida and funding from the church.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:43 pm


#JusticeForLucca: Florida Prosecutors Investigating Violent Arrest of Black Teen - The Daily Beast

#JusticeForLucca: Florida Prosecutors Investigating Violent Arrest of Black Teen  The Daily Beast

Prosecutors in Broward County, Florida, said they have started to investigate an incident caught on video in which a police officer is seen bashing a teen's head ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:21 pm


Opioid lawsuit bill stalls in Florida committee chaired by sister-in-law of Walgreens lobbyist - Tampa Bay Times

Opioid lawsuit bill stalls in Florida committee chaired by sister-in-law of Walgreens lobbyist  Tampa Bay Times

TALLAHASSEE — Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is suing the nation's largest drug makers and distributors, accusing them of recklessly supplying ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:35 pm


Former Baker County High football star killed in South Florida - WJXT News4JAX

Former Baker County High football star killed in South Florida  WJXT News4JAX

BAKER COUNTY, Fla. - A former star athlete from Baker County was shot to death this weekend in South Florida. William Bloodsaw, 19, was killed Saturday in ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:51 pm


Bill To Abolish MDX, Freeze Florida Toll Increases For 10 Years Is Set For Senate Vote This Week - CBS Miami

Bill To Abolish MDX, Freeze Florida Toll Increases For 10 Years Is Set For Senate Vote This Week  CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Paying tolls is something no driver likes. Many have complained that they're forced to pay higher priced tolls on their commute on MDX ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:37 pm


Tobacco-Free Florida Week focuses on decreasing e-cigarette use - WWSB

Tobacco-Free Florida Week focuses on decreasing e-cigarette use  WWSB

Tobacco-Free Florida Week kicked off on Monday, April 22, 2019.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:24 pm


Video shows Florida officer punch and violently restrain black teen - Vox.com

Video shows Florida officer punch and violently restrain black teen  Vox.com

A Broward County deputy has since been placed on restrictive duty, but local officials want him fired.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:00 pm


Trulieve: Continuing To Dominate Florida, For Now - Seeking Alpha

Trulieve: Continuing To Dominate Florida, For Now  Seeking Alpha

Trulieve reported 2018 Q4 results which showed another quarter of strong revenue growth despite a severe deterioration in gross margin. Looking into 2019, we ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:53 pm


Shootout in Florida kills man Altoona Police arrested. - WTAJ - www.wearecentralpa.com

Shootout in Florida kills man Altoona Police arrested.  WTAJ - www.wearecentralpa.com

Last week a man was killed in a shootout with law enforcement in Florida.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:42 pm


US Supreme Court Rejects Florida Priest's Defamation Case | Daily Business Review - Law.com

US Supreme Court Rejects Florida Priest's Defamation Case | Daily Business Review  Law.com

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up an appeal by a priest who filed a defamation and libel lawsuit against the Diocese of Palm Beach in a case that ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:55 pm


Hollywood’s Best 2019 Florida Position Battles: Tight End - 247Sports

Hollywood’s Best 2019 Florida Position Battles: Tight End  247Sports

The Florida Gators lost two seniors at tight end that took most of the snaps in 2018 and that usually isn't a good thing. It is a little different scenario at tight end.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:46 pm


Hepatitis A continues to spread as Florida investigates the source - Sun Sentinel

Hepatitis A continues to spread as Florida investigates the source  Sun Sentinel

As state health officials investigate the source, Hepatitis A continues to spread in Florida with 119 new cases in the last week. The new cases bring the state total ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:45 pm


Gators Breakdown: Florida's 2019 College Football Playoff chances - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Gators Breakdown: Florida's 2019 College Football Playoff chances  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - ESPN has released their "Playoff Predictor" and Florida is one of the favorites for the College Football Playoff. LISTEN: Catch up on ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:39 pm


​​​​​​​'Well played': Police speed trap foiled by anonymous plywood sign, officers say - USA TODAY

​​​​​​​'Well played': Police speed trap foiled by anonymous plywood sign, officers say  USA TODAY

The Collier County Sheriff's Office shared an image of a sign that warned speeding drivers: "POLICE AHEAD."

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:46 pm


Report finds the cheapest theme park in Florida - Orlando Sentinel

Report finds the cheapest theme park in Florida  Orlando Sentinel

Fun Spot America was the only major Florida amusement park that offered free parking, said the report from HomesToGo, a vacation rental search engine.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:35 pm


Paramus police believe missing 20-year-old man is in Florida - NorthJersey.com

Paramus police believe missing 20-year-old man is in Florida  NorthJersey.com

Authorities said they believe a 20-year-old borough man last seen Thursday is in Florida and may be a danger to himself.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:32 pm


The Coast Guard Is Giving Away 4 Historic Florida Keys Lighthouses - Military.com

The Coast Guard Is Giving Away 4 Historic Florida Keys Lighthouses  Military.com

Ever wanted your very own lighthouse? The U.S. Coast Guard has a deal for you.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:26 pm


Florida sheriff's sergeant suspended for selling police gear on eBay - WFLA

Florida sheriff's sergeant suspended for selling police gear on eBay  WFLA

A sheriff's sergeant in Florida has been suspended for 45 days after authorities say he sold police-issued gear on eBay.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:20 pm


Florida Wonders: Ask us anything about where we live. We'll find answers. - Tampa Bay Times

Florida Wonders: Ask us anything about where we live. We'll find answers.  Tampa Bay Times

At the heart of every good story is a question: Why are there giant scales in Publix stores? Who were Howard Frankland or Bruce B. Downs? What happened to ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:44 pm


SEC Champion Maxime Rooney Announces He's Leaving Florida - SwimSwam

SEC Champion Maxime Rooney Announces He's Leaving Florida  SwimSwam

SEC champion Maxime Rooney, who just finished his junior season at the University of Florida, announced Monday morning on Twitter that he will not be ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:43 pm


Florida State not ranked after series win - Tomahawk Nation

Florida State not ranked after series win  Tomahawk Nation

Despite taking a road series Florida State still can't crack the top 25.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:26 pm


Florida mobile home parks face real estate crunch - Florida Trend

Florida mobile home parks face real estate crunch  Florida Trend

In the hunt for housing affordability, mobile home parks have been an oasis. But developers are eyeing them, increasing rents and forcing some residents to ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:46 pm


Hurricane Aftermath Leaves Florida with Years of Major Wildfire Threat - Scientific American

Hurricane Aftermath Leaves Florida with Years of Major Wildfire Threat  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:47 am


Florida's U.S. senators rattle sabers over military intervention in Venezuela - Orlando Sentinel

Florida's U.S. senators rattle sabers over military intervention in Venezuela  Orlando Sentinel

As the situation in Venezuela deteriorates, Florida's Republican U.S. senators are starting to back some kind of armed military intervention to provide aid and ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:30 am


Florida man pretending to be a deputy tried to pull over a real detective and got arrested - CNN

Florida man pretending to be a deputy tried to pull over a real detective and got arrested  CNN

Matthew Joseph Erris was arrested for allegedly impersonating a law enforcement officer.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:53 am


'A type of justice': Florida reform school yields evidence of more graves - The Guardian

'A type of justice': Florida reform school yields evidence of more graves  The Guardian

Evidence of an additional 27 'possible' graves discovered at the site of Dozier School for Boys confirms that the final chapters of a dark episode have yet to be ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:00 am


South Florida Mobile Home Parks Face Real Estate Crunch - WLRN

South Florida Mobile Home Parks Face Real Estate Crunch  WLRN

In the hunt for housing affordability, mobile home parks have been an oasis. But developers are eyeing them, increasing rents and forcing some residents to.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:25 am


Florida soldier dies in freak skydiving accident - WFLA

Florida soldier dies in freak skydiving accident  WFLA

A Florida soldier died in a skydiving accident at the Cape Fear Regional Airport Sunday morning, authorities said.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:58 am


State Officials: Road rage leads to shooting death in Florida WFTS 7:39 PM, Apr 21 - WPTV.com

State Officials: Road rage leads to shooting death in Florida WFTS 7:39 PM, Apr 21  WPTV.com

Authorities say a Florida driver who shot a man dead in a road rage argument acted in self-defense.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 11:39 pm


Dems Hope Florida Puerto Ricans’ Dislike Of Trump Translates To Actual Votes Next Time - HuffPost

Dems Hope Florida Puerto Ricans’ Dislike Of Trump Translates To Actual Votes Next Time  HuffPost

KISSIMMEE, Fla. ― Hazel Bryant has spent 25 of her 35 years in Puerto Rico. She lives in Florida. She thinks Donald Trump's words and deeds about the island ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 10:35 pm


Bloodsucking Asian worms killing Florida snakes - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Bloodsucking Asian worms killing Florida snakes  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Capable of growing longer than a giraffe, heavier than the average U.S. man, and as a thick as a telephone pole, the Burmese python ranks among the world's ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 10:14 pm


Fugitive arrested 16 years after killing Florida retirees in drunken-driving crash on Easter - Fox News

Fugitive arrested 16 years after killing Florida retirees in drunken-driving crash on Easter  Fox News

A fugitive on the run since 2008 has been captured by authorities in Costa Rica, 16 years after he drove drunk and killed a retired married couple on Easter ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 9:13 pm


Colorado dog reunited with Florida family after 2017 theft - The Denver Post

Colorado dog reunited with Florida family after 2017 theft  The Denver Post

A dog found abandoned in Colorado has been returned to its family, nearly two years after it was stolen in Florida as a puppy.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 7:45 pm


Florida Police Speed Trap Foiled by Two-Word Sign - The Epoch Times

Florida Police Speed Trap Foiled by Two-Word Sign  The Epoch Times

A Florida speed trap was foiled by someone who put up an early warning sign.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 6:45 pm


Trump closes Florida vacation with Easter service - The Washington Post

Trump closes Florida vacation with Easter service  The Washington Post

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump smiled but did not respond Sunday to a question about the special counsel report as he entered church for Easter ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 4:54 pm


LSU-Florida baseball: 3 takeaways from the Tigers' series win over SEC rival - NCAA.com

LSU-Florida baseball: 3 takeaways from the Tigers' series win over SEC rival  NCAA.com

No. 15 LSU beat the No. 25 Gators for the second straight game, winning the series after what pitcher Eric Walker called an "embarrassing" 16-9 loss on ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 3:56 pm


Video shows rough arrest of teen - CNN

Video shows rough arrest of teen  CNN

A Broward County sheriff's deputy is on "restricted administrative assignment" after a video surfaced that appears to show him slamming a teenage boy's head ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 3:33 pm


How long could Florida run on just its reserves? 16 days - Tampa Bay Times

How long could Florida run on just its reserves? 16 days  Tampa Bay Times

The Sunshine State may not be ready for a rainy day. The $1.4 billion that Florida holds in reserves is enough to operate state government for 16.2 days, ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 1:25 pm


2 Florida Middle School Girls Charged With Plotting To Kill 9 - HuffPost

2 Florida Middle School Girls Charged With Plotting To Kill 9  HuffPost

A teacher at Avon Park Middle School found their alleged plans inside a folder marked “Project 11/9," officials said.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 12:03 pm


Elon Musk's SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during Florida tests - CNBC

Elon Musk's SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during Florida tests  CNBC

Elon Musk's SpaceX suffered an anomaly in one of its Crew Dragon capsules while conducting engine tests at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 3:01 am


College softball scores: Alabama sweeps Florida for first time since 2006 in top 10 SEC showdown - NCAA.com

College softball scores: Alabama sweeps Florida for first time since 2006 in top 10 SEC showdown  NCAA.com

Alabama shut out Florida, 3-0, Saturday afternoon to complete the series sweep and win its seventh-straight game. Here's how it happened.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 10:52 pm


Florida teacher to press charges against 9-year-old who allegedly punched her - WFLA

Florida teacher to press charges against 9-year-old who allegedly punched her  WFLA

A Florida elementary school teacher wants to press charges against one of her students.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 9:34 pm


These harmless Florida snakes look a lot like their venomous cousins. Can you tell the difference? - Florida Today

These harmless Florida snakes look a lot like their venomous cousins. Can you tell the difference?  Florida Today

Out of the 50 species of snakes native to Florida, only 6 are venomous. But some harmless snakes avoid predators by impersonating their dangerous ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 6:30 pm


Boat sinks during Friday's storms leaving Florida couple homeless - Fox 35 Orlando

Boat sinks during Friday's storms leaving Florida couple homeless  Fox 35 Orlando

A couple in Cocoa, Florida are now homeless after severe storms that tore through Central Florida sank their boat.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 4:15 pm


Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat - NBC News

Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat  NBC News

ATLANTA — A strong storm system barreling through the South killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida on Friday and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:44 pm


Two Florida Teenage Girls Arrested for Plotting Nine Murders - The Daily Beast

Two Florida Teenage Girls Arrested for Plotting Nine Murders  The Daily Beast

Two 14-year-old girls from Avon Park Middle School, about 80 miles south of Orlando, Florida were arrested for intricately plotting to kill nine people, according ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:06 pm


'SCOHOL': Contractor misspelled 'school' on Florida road, city confirms - USA TODAY

'SCOHOL': Contractor misspelled 'school' on Florida road, city confirms  USA TODAY

The contractor spelled the word "SCOHOL" — an unfortunate error the city said would be quickly fixed.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:01 am


Which Florida First Step Act will pass, one that cuts incarceration or one that doesnt? - The Florida Times-Union

Which Florida First Step Act will pass, one that cuts incarceration or one that doesnt?  The Florida Times-Union

In a state long averse to reducing criminal sentences, Florida Senate Republicans this week laid down a bold challenge for their counterparts in the state House ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 10:34 pm


Strong storms eyeing South Florida this evening - WPLG Local 10

Strong storms eyeing South Florida this evening  WPLG Local 10

MIAMI - South Florida should prepare for possible severe weather heading into the holiday weekend. What we call a "squall line," a solid line of heavy rain and ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 9:20 pm


Mating season brings out aggressive alligators across Florida - Fox News

Mating season brings out aggressive alligators across Florida  Fox News

TAMPA, Fla. - With April comes the start of alligator mating season, meaning more gators are on the prowl in some unlikely places in Florida and the rest of the ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 7:43 pm


News LATEST: LATEST: Storms roll through South Florida WPTV Webteam 2:11 PM, Apr 19, 2019 - WPTV.com

News LATEST: LATEST: Storms roll through South Florida WPTV Webteam 2:11 PM, Apr 19, 2019  WPTV.com

WPTV will provide updates throughout the day Friday on the severe weather threat across South Florida.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 6:11 pm


Florida girl, 8, killed after tree falls through home - WPTV.com

Florida girl, 8, killed after tree falls through home  WPTV.com

WOODVILLE, Fla. — The Leon County Sheriff's Office said an 8-year-old girl was killed and two others were hurt after a tree fell through a home in north Florida.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 4:26 pm


WATCH: CNN reporter stomps Florida lizard during live report - WFLA

WATCH: CNN reporter stomps Florida lizard during live report  WFLA

A frisky Florida lizard made a brief appearance on CNN Friday and got "stomped out" on live television.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 4:23 pm


Florida's jobless rate holds at 3.5 percent for March - Tampa Bay Times

Florida's jobless rate holds at 3.5 percent for March  Tampa Bay Times

The state added 11500 jobs over the month, according to state figures released Friday.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:52 pm


Hurricane Michael upgraded to a Category 5 at time of landfall in Florida - WSFA

Hurricane Michael upgraded to a Category 5 at time of landfall in Florida  WSFA

Michael is the first hurricane to make landfall in the United States as a category 5 since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, and only the fourth on record.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:21 pm


Florida storm kills girl, 8. Forecast includes tornado watch - Miami Herald

Florida storm kills girl, 8. Forecast includes tornado watch  Miami Herald

An 8-year-old girl was killed when a storm sent a tree through her house near Tallahassee. Florida forecast warns of more thunderstorms, possible tornadoes ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 12:26 pm


Russians Breached Florida County Computers Before 2016 Election, Mueller Report Says - The New York Times

Russians Breached Florida County Computers Before 2016 Election, Mueller Report Says  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — In the months before the 2016 presidential election, Russia's military intelligence agency penetrated computer systems in at least one Florida ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 10:04 pm


It will get harder to amend Florida’s constitution if this bill passes - Tampa Bay Times

It will get harder to amend Florida’s constitution if this bill passes  Tampa Bay Times

TALLAHASSEE -- A bill that would make it far more difficult to gather the signatures needed to get constitutional amendments before Florida voters has turned ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 9:05 pm


This is the No. 1 state for retirees — and it’s not Florida - MarketWatch

This is the No. 1 state for retirees — and it’s not Florida  MarketWatch

It's the land of enchantment — for retirees. Data released by United Van Lines — which tracked customers' state-to-state migration patterns in 2018 — found that ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 4:49 pm


Florida mother charged after 4-year-old son left in car dies - WPTV.com

Florida mother charged after 4-year-old son left in car dies  WPTV.com

Authorities say a Florida woman is charged with manslaughter after drinking and using drugs while her 14-month-old son was in a hot car. The boy eventually ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 9:21 am


Study: Bloodsucking worms from pythons infect native FL snakes - Wichita Eagle

Study: Bloodsucking worms from pythons infect native FL snakes  Wichita Eagle

Stetson researchers found bloodsucking pentastome worms in Central Florida pygmy rattlesnakes. A study says the parasites are from invasive Burmese ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 1:28 am


Medical marijuana licenses granted for eight more Florida operators - Sun Sentinel

Medical marijuana licenses granted for eight more Florida operators  Sun Sentinel

Florida is adding eight more medical marijuana operators to the 14 businesses currently selling cannabis throughout the state. The new additions to Florida's ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 10:50 pm


Many nursing homes, assisted living facilities still can't meet Florida's mandate for backup power - Sun Sentinel

Many nursing homes, assisted living facilities still can't meet Florida's mandate for backup power  Sun Sentinel

Many Florida nursing homes and assisted living facilities are still unable to meet state requirements for having backup generators. Then-Gov. Rick Scott issued ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 8:50 pm


Florida Poised To Add 3 New Highways, Transforming The State - Bisnow

Florida Poised To Add 3 New Highways, Transforming The State  Bisnow

The Florida Senate is set to vote Wednesday on the biggest expansion of the state highway network since the mid-1950s: the addition of three major toll roads ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 4:50 pm


Florida is full of scenic drives. Here are some of our favorites. - Tampa Bay Times

Florida is full of scenic drives. Here are some of our favorites.  Tampa Bay Times

Living in a state surrounded largely by water means an abundance of two things: beaches and beautiful drives. It's not unusual to find a bridge, like the Sunshine ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 12:45 pm


Kamala Harris winning Florida’s 2020 money race among Dems - Tampa Bay Times

Kamala Harris winning Florida’s 2020 money race among Dems  Tampa Bay Times

Sen. Kamala Harris raised at least $325,000 from donors in Florida for her 2020 presidential campaign in the first three months of the year, more than any other ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 5:25 pm


Can Better Data Fix Florida's Prisons? - The Marshall Project

Can Better Data Fix Florida's Prisons?  The Marshall Project

A landmark law lets the state track people through the justice system. But that's tougher than it sounds.

Published on 14 April 2019 | 7:00 am


More Possible Graves Found At Florida School - NPR

More Possible Graves Found At Florida School  NPR

Workers doing cleanup at a now-closed reform school in Florida have found 27 sites that may be unmarked graves. Researchers previously found more than 50 ...

Published on 13 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Florida returns to its Second Amendment roots after launching a gun-control movement - Miami Herald

Florida returns to its Second Amendment roots after launching a gun-control movement  Miami Herald

Florida's conservative Legislature may have helped launch a national gun-activism movement last year when it responded to the Parkland school shooting by ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


A 17-Foot Burmese Python Was Found in Florida. What Was It Even Doing There? - The New York Times

A 17-Foot Burmese Python Was Found in Florida. What Was It Even Doing There?  The New York Times

A slithering, 17-foot Burmese python found at Big Cypress National Preserve in the Florida Everglades weighed 140 pounds and took four people to carry.

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am








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