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Construction workers find 10-foot python

Construction workers find 10-foot pythonThe snake, a Burmese python, measured more than 10 feet in length.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Florida

10-foot python found by Miami construction workers

10-foot python found by Miami construction workersSouth Florida construction workers found a rather large snake from underground at the site at State Road 826 and NW 72nd Avenue on Tuesday.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Florida

Kids miss school, police arrest parents

Kids miss school, police arrest parentsAuthorities in Jacksonville are cracking down on parents who won't send their kids to school by arresting dozens of them.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Florida

Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls

Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dollsToys R Us is pulling its collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Florida

Make South Florida the 51st state?

Make South Florida the 51st state?A group of politicians in Miami are tired of being left out to sea when it comes to addressing climate change concerns for the southern part of the state. Their solution? Create a state of their own.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Scott and Crist set to clash in final debate

Scott and Crist set to clash in final debateTwo weeks to go until election day, and tonight is the final gubernatorial debate for Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Florida

Michael Dunn gets life in prison

Michael Dunn gets life in prisonA Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
  • Florida
  • 1 week ago
Florida

Florida's jobless rate dipping slightly

Florida's jobless rate dipping slightlyFlorida's new unemployment rate is slightly lower than it was last month, although the rate remains higher than the national average.
  • Florida
  • 1 week ago
Florida

Man shot kids, self after fight with wife

Man shot kids, self after fight with wifeVolusia County deputies say an argument between a husband and wife led to a shooting rampage early Friday that left three people dead.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Florida

Crist, Scott try to spin debate fan dust-up

Crist, Scott try to spin debate fan dust-upThe Florida governor's race was spinning wildly, almost as fast as that electric fan former Gov. Charlie Crist insists on bringing along to campaign appearances.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Florida

FL entrepreneur wins freedom from Mexican prison

FL entrepreneur wins freedom from Mexican prisonFort Myers entrepreneur Steeven Knight on Thursday won release from a Mexican prison where he's languished for almost three years after being busted with $950,000 in cash in a private plane at the Mexico City airport.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Florida

U.S. commission weighs in on stand your ground

U.S. commission weighs in on stand your groundJust miles from where the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin launched a national debate over stand your ground laws, a federal commission is holding a hearing on whether there are racial disparities in the application of the law.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 1 day ago