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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
  • 1 day, 3 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
  • 1 day, 4 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
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Florida

FSU fraternity investigated in rape case

FSU fraternity investigated in rape caseFlorida State University's Pi Kappa Alpha house was a bustling hive of college students the night of Friday, Oct. 10.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Investigations

Athletes, teams donate big to political campaigns

Athletes, teams donate big to political campaignsSports teams, owners, and athletes routinely spend your money on political campaigns.
  • Investigations
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Florida

Former state GOP chair Slade dead at 78

Former state GOP chair Slade dead at 78Tom Slade, who led the Republican Party of Florida as Jeb Bush rose to power, died after being hospitalized last week for heart failure. He was 78.
  • Florida
  • 2 days ago
Florida

North Fort Myers Honey spill creates sticky scene

North Fort Myers Honey spill creates sticky sceneThousands of honeybees were crushed by traffic Thursday morning after they swarmed to a honey spill on U.S. 41 in North Fort Myers.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Florida

North Fort Myers Honey spill creates sticky scene.

North Fort Myers Honey spill creates sticky scene.Thousands of bees flocked to the intersection of Del Prado Boulevard and U.S. 41 where 200 gallons of honey spilled from a truck.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Florida

Gov. Scott: CDC agrees to Florida preparedness requests

Gov. Scott: CDC agrees to Florida preparedness requestsToday, Governor Scott announced that the CDC has agreed to two of the state's requests for enhancing Florida's Ebola preparedness efforts, including holding a conference call with healthcare workers on best practices and federal approval of the state's...
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Florida

Missing 11-year-old boy found safe

Missing 11-year-old boy found safeMissing 11-year-old boy has been found safe and sound.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 14 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
  • 5 days, 9 hours 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
  • 5 days, 9 hours 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
  • 5 days, 10 hours 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
  • 5 days, 15 hours 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
  • 5 days, 15 hours 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
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Florida

CDC looks for Floridians after nurse's flight

CDC looks for Floridians after nurse's flightRight now, the CDC and Frontier Airlines are trying to hunt down dozens of Floridians who flew on the same plane as Amber Vinson, a nurse infected with Ebola.
  • Florida
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Florida

Gov. debate blown away by #FanGate

Gov. debate blown away by #FanGateWith no real surprises during the debate itself, the fight over the fan is what people are talking about this morning -- social media is still humming over #FanGate.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago