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Scared kids accuse woman of drunken driving

Scared kids accuse woman of drunken drivingA north Florida woman is facing charges after authorities say her son and his three friends jumped out of her vehicle and ran for help because they were afraid of her drunken driving.
  • News
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Florida

FL lawmaker wants to take on 'intimate apparel'

FL lawmaker wants to take on 'intimate apparel'The reason? To help stop the spread of the Ebola virus, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Florida

FL unemployment rate fell again in December

FL unemployment rate fell again in DecemberNew numbers released Friday show that the state's unemployment rate for December was 5.6 percent. That's dip of 0.2 percent from the previous month.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Florida

Police: Florida Man hit in face by tire

Police: Florida Man hit in face by tirePolice are searching for the driver that struck a tire in a roadway, sending it flying into the face of a landscaper on a darkened residential street in Melbourne on Wednesday.
  • Florida
  • 3 days ago
Florida

State reports subpar year for wading bird nesting

State reports subpar year for wading bird nestingNesting declines for some species of wading birds shows the long-term damage suffered by Florida's Everglades, and targets set for higher numbers of nests may become unattainable if conditions in the wetlands do not improve soon, state officials said.
  • Florida
  • 3 days ago
Florida

Parents defend Florida teacher suspended for porn file

Parents defend Florida teacher suspended for porn fileJoseph Angelo, a music teacher at The Sanibel School, has been suspended without pay by the Lee County School District after an IT specialist found a file on his work computer in November titled "3_friends_having_sex_with_1_chi."
  • Florida
  • 3 days ago
News

Breast implant leak delays congressman's bigamy trial

Breast implant leak delays congressman's bigamy trialThe Democratic congressman claims the marriage was invalid since she was never divorced from her first husband at the time of their union in 1990.
  • News
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Florida

Cracking down on unlicensed Uber, Lyft drivers

Cracking down on unlicensed Uber, Lyft driversUnlicensed Uber and Lyft drivers are facing tougher penalties if they do not comply with permitting requirements set by the city, according to our news partner, The Florida Times-Union.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Florida

Probe called for in Rick Scott FDLE controversy

Probe called for in Rick Scott FDLE controversyMembers of the Florida Legislature say it's 'very concerning' with how the head of a state agency left his role under Governor Rick Scott.
  • Florida
  • 5 days ago
Florida

FWC to consider reopening bear hunting

FWC to consider reopening bear huntingFlorida's bear population has been steadily increasing since it was last measured more than 10 years ago.
  • Florida
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
News

State's new prisons chief promises wide-ranging changes

State's new prisons chief promises wide-ranging changesFlorida's new prisons chief is promising wide-ranging changes amid the suspicious deaths of dozens of inmates in the state's prisons.
  • News
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
News

Chief suspends sniper program using mug shot targets

Chief suspends sniper program using mug shot targetsThe chief of police for the City of North Miami Beach has suspended the department's sniper training program after a local news report revealed a controversial training method used at a local shooting range.
  • News
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Weird News

Pizza delivery man robbed of pizza at the door

Pizza delivery man robbed of pizza at the doorA Fort Myers man was arrested Saturday after using a fake name to order a pizza and then later robbing the deliveryman of the pie.
  • Weird News
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Florida

Atlas V rocket on pad for Tuesday night launch

Atlas V rocket on pad for Tuesday night launchA 20-story Atlas V rocket is on its pad in preparation for a 7:43 p.m. Tuesday blastoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station with a Navy communications satellite.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
News

Florida's capital celebrates MLK Day

Florida's capital celebrates MLK DayHundreds gathered and marched to the Florida Capitol building where officials held an MLK celebration.
  • News
  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Florida

Woman charged with stabbing ex-husband to death

Woman charged with stabbing ex-husband to deathA Tallahassee woman was arrested on a premeditated murder charge in the stabbing death of her ex-husband while he slept in his Crawfordville home early Monday morning.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Weird News

Florida version of 'Doogie Howser' is an imposter

Florida version of 'Doogie Howser' is an imposterA 17-year-old Florida boy posing as a physician at a West Palm Beach hospital was nabbed in an examination room while a gynecologist conducted an exam, police say.
  • Weird News
  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Health

Florida boy's circumcision spurs legal battle, protests

Florida boy's circumcision spurs legal battle, protestsAn estranged Florida couple's fight over whether to circumcise their son has become a rallying cry for those who denounce the procedure as barbaric.
  • Health
  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Money

Report: Kroger could buy FL Winn Dixie stores

Report: Kroger could buy FL Winn Dixie storesThe Ohio-based grocery chain Kroger could be moving into Florida by buying up Winn Dixie.
  • Money
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Nation Now

Both moms of 'Bonnie and Clyde' suspects relieved

Both moms of 'Bonnie and Clyde' suspects relievedMothers of the Kentucky teenagers whose multi-state crime spree ended with an arrest in Florida said they're 'relieved' the teens are safe.
  • Nation Now
  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
Florida

Shop owner tried to save target in mall shooting

Shop owner tried to save target in mall shootingA 36-year-old owner-operator of a pizza restaurant in Melbourne Square identified as the third victim in Saturday's shooting in the mall's food court.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Florida

How State of the Union plans may affect Florida

How State of the Union plans may affect FloridaPresident Obama has laid out a number of proposals he wants to pursue in the coming year, many of which would affect Florida.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Florida

Florida had nation's highest foreclosure rate last year

Florida had nation's highest foreclosure rate last yearFigures released last week by the research firm RealtyTrac shows Florida had a 2.3 percent foreclosure rate last year, the highest in the nation.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Florida

$5,000 reward for info on harmed pelicans

$5,000 reward for info on harmed pelicansA marine construction business is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone who has mutilated numerous Florida Keys brown pelicans in recent weeks.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago