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Senators, Gualtieri debate 'policing for profit' bill

Senators, Gualtieri debate 'policing for profit' billSB 1534 aims at, among other things, mandating agency's seized asset profits be donated to charity or the victim's trust fund.
  • Investigations
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Florida

Woman sues Jameis Winston for 2012 sex assault

Woman sues Jameis Winston for 2012 sex assaultFlorida State quarterback Jameis Winston is being sued over sexual assault allegations, according to Tampa Bay Times writer Matt Baker.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Florida House fights Senate Medicaid expansion

Florida House fights Senate Medicaid expansionClose to one million Floridians fit within the coverage gap. But, a standoff between state lawmakers and the governor threatens to make the situation even worse.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Local

Duke to drop nuclear charge from bills in May

Duke to drop nuclear charge from bills in MayCommissioners on Thursday approved Duke's proposal to end the average $3.45 a month charge starting in May.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Politics

Florida bill would raise penalties for soliciting prostitutes

Florida bill would raise penalties for soliciting prostitutesPeople who solicit prostitutes would face increased penalties under a bill that passed the Florida House.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Local

Copter pilot's friend happy with peaceful end

Copter pilot's friend happy with peaceful endThe gyropcopter pilot from Ruskin faced a judge as his friends face the fact he might have to spend some time behind bars.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Florida

Paying for sex in FL could become more costly

Paying for sex in FL could become more costlyPeople who solicit prostitutes would face increased penalties under a bill that passed the Florida House.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Florida

Health officials confirm measles case in FL

Health officials confirm measles case in FLThe 6-year-old, according to the Florida Department of Health, is unvaccinated.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Florida

Fla. House passes records exemption for military

Fla. House passes records exemption for militaryIt could soon be harder to find addresses, phone numbers and other personal information for current and former military members in Florida.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Florida

Fla. House OKs experimental drugs for dying patients

Fla. House OKs experimental drugs for dying patientsTerminally ill patients would be able to take experimental drugs under a bill that passed the Florida House.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Florida

Scott suing feds for withholding hospital funds

Scott suing feds for withholding hospital fundsIn a statement Thursday, Scott said he was appalled that President Barack Obama "would cut off federal health care dollars to Florida in an effort to force our state further into Obamacare."
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Features

Send us your sunrise/sunset photos

Send us your sunrise/sunset photosWe want to see your sunrise/sunset photos. If you're out and about in the morning or taking a nice walk at night, snap a pic and post it on your Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #RiseWith10.
  • Features
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Florida

Workers injured in jail blast could lose jobs

Workers injured in jail blast could lose jobsThirteen workers injured in an explosion at the Escambia County Jail could lose their jobs if they don't return to work soon.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Florida

Transgender bathroom bill maybe down the drain

Transgender bathroom bill maybe down the drainA move to create gender restricted bathrooms in Florida has hit a wall.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Florida

FWC tentatively approves bear hunting

FWC tentatively approves bear huntingHunters may be allowed to kill bears in Florida this fall for the first time in 21 years under a tentative decision by the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Florida

Dad of 'Success Kid' meme needs kidney transplant

Dad of 'Success Kid' meme needs kidney transplantThe family of the 'Success Kid' is turning to the medium that made him famous and asking for help online, because the boy's father needs a kidney transplant.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Florida

Bill would restrict police body cam video access

Bill would restrict police body cam video accessA bill that would allow certain police body-camera footage to be kept from public view is facing criticism from Sunshine Law advocates and others who say it would defeat the very purpose of the devices.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Rays

Commissioner 'breaking rules' at Rays games

Commissioner 'breaking rules' at Rays gamesSpeeding, knocking over cones and nearly hitting major league players: one Charlotte County leader is accused of abusing his status during spring training.
  • Rays
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Weird News

Man charged with biting dog, ripping eye out of socket

Man charged with biting dog, ripping eye out of socketA South Florida man is facing an animal cruelty charge after authorities say he bit a small dog on the face, seriously hurting its eye.
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  • 4 days ago
News

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off; booster crashes

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off; booster crashesSpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket has lifted off, taking with it the Dragon capsule to resupply the International Space Station.
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  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

Limits on release of police video fought

Limits on release of police video foughtSeveral groups that support First Amendment issues are fighting a bill that would keep some police body camera video from being released to the public.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Local

Panama City might oust spring breakers

Panama City might oust spring breakersThe tourism council in Bay County, Florida voted Tuesday to spend more money on spring break security after a month of violence in Panama City Beach -- mostly fueled by alcohol
  • Local
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Florida

Armored vehicle pulls over driver

Armored vehicle pulls over driverThe Alachua County Sheriff is investigating why an armored vehicle pulled over a driver who allegedly flipped them the bird.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Florida

Nation's largest shopping mall to be built in Fla.

Nation's largest shopping mall to be built in Fla.The state is selling 82 acres near Hialeah for $12.3 million to a mega-mall developer for what will be the nation's largest shopping mall and entertainment complex.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Florida

DOC probation officers fight for funding

DOC probation officers fight for fundingWhen probation officers visit felons, they go without notice. But, in Tallahassee Wednesday, they made sure lawmakers heard their voices
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Florida

Florida python hunt returns in 2016

Florida python hunt returns in 2016Florida is bringing back a public hunt for invasive Burmese pythons in the Everglades.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Florida

Florida wildlife commissioners to discuss bear hunt

Florida wildlife commissioners to discuss bear huntThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission meets this week to decide whether to give tentative approval to rules for a revival of bear hunting, banned since 1994.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
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Black Hawk helicopter goes down in Florida Panhandle

Black Hawk helicopter goes down in Florida PanhandleA piece of downed helicopter washed ashore in Navarre.
  • Florida
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Florida

Rescuers work to free manatees stuck in drain

Rescuers work to free manatees stuck in drainRescuers were working to free as many as 15 manatees from a storm drain in central Florida.
  • Florida
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Florida

Crate of cats left outside Florida animal shelter

Crate of cats left outside Florida animal shelterNassau County Animal Services says 15 cats were left outside their building on Friday night
  • Florida
  • 2 months ago
Florida

Florida lags behind 34 states in firefighter cancer law

Florida lags behind 34 states in firefighter cancer lawDanielle DiBenedetto, far right, on shift at the South Trail Fire District. DiBenedetto is a longtime firefighter who is undergoing treatment for stage 4 cancer, which started in her colon and is now in her liver.
  • Florida
  • 2 months ago
Florida

Firefighters burn down home where Somer Thompson was killed

Firefighters burn down home where Somer Thompson was killedFire crews and other first responders used the burning house in a live training exercise after it was procured by the Somer Thompson Foundation.
  • Florida
  • 2 months ago
Florida

4 dead in Miami-Dade County plane crash

4 dead in Miami-Dade County plane crashMiami-Dade Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Arnold Piedrahita said the pilot reported engine trouble before the plane went down Wednesday afternoon and burst into flames.
  • Florida
  • 2 months ago
News

Florida Manatees

Florida Manatees(FILE) Picture taken at the Singapore Zoo, on March 11, 2003 of a newborn Manatee swimming with the help of its mother, Eva, hours after being born. Guatemalan environmentalists found on August 14, 2008 in Izabal, some 350km northeast of Guatemala City, a dead manatee...
  • News
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Florida

Woman killed in New Smyrna Beach plane crash

Woman killed in New Smyrna Beach plane crashWreckage from the plane was found about 20 feet offshore in waist-deep water.
  • Florida
  • 3 months ago
Florida

PHOTOS: Florida dog rescued from sinkhole

PHOTOS: Florida dog rescued from sinkholeSanford is recovering at home and is doing well
  • Florida
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Florida

Same-sex marriage comes to Florida

Same-sex marriage comes to FloridaSame-sex couples in Miami celebrate Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel's lifting of the legal stay she had placed on her July decision declaring the wedding ban discriminatory, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Miami.
  • Florida
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Florida

Boat capsizes in Miami, 5 rescued

Boat capsizes in Miami, 5 rescuedFive men were out fishing when their boat started taking on water and eventually capsized.
  • Florida
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Florida

3 dead, 6 injured in fiery Baker County crash

3 dead, 6 injured in fiery Baker County crashTroopers say two teens, driving a white Acura on the wrong side of the road, hit an SUV carrying a Lake City family head-on. The Ford Expedition caught on fire because of the crash.
  • Florida
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Florida

98-year-old Publix employee in southwest Florida dies

98-year-old Publix employee in southwest Florida diesA memorial for Grace Carey, 98, who died Dec. 15. She worked at the Colonial Crossing Publix for the past 20 years.
  • Florida
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Florida

Machine Gun America opens in Orlando

Machine Gun America opens in OrlandoMachine Gun America also offers high-tech simulators with seems like an old west shootout, special ops, even zombies.
  • Florida
  • 4 months ago
Florida

PHOTOS: Amber Alert issued for 1 month old Demarion Hampton

PHOTOS: Amber Alert issued for 1 month old Demarion HamptonAmber Alert issued for Demarion Hampton
  • Florida
  • 4 months ago
Florida

92-year-old man crashes car, rescued from lake

92-year-old man crashes car, rescued from lakeA 92-year-old man lost control of his car and crashed into a lake, and three quick-thinking men jumped into the water, smashed out a window and saved the man.
  • Florida
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Florida

Three dead in Florida after vehicle hits bear

Three dead in Florida after vehicle hits bearThree people died and eight were injured in a crash that happened after a motorist in a Cadillac Escalade hit a bear and stopped along a two-lane road in the Florida Everglades.
  • Florida
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Florida

Part of Miami drawbridge crashes down on mega yacht

Part of Miami drawbridge crashes down on mega yachtAs the ship passed through, the east side of the drawbridge suddenly started to slip and crashed down on the yacht.
  • Florida
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago