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DOH: Traveler had measles while in Sarasota

DOH: Traveler had measles while in SarasotaThe Florida Department of Health has confirmed an international traveler had measles while attending a conference in Kissimmee at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center March 16-17.
  • Florida
  • 19 hours, 36 minutes ago
Weird News

Cemetery repeatedly calls dead Florida man

Cemetery repeatedly calls dead Florida manShortly before dying of lung cancer in 2010, Bruce Abare requested that he be cremated and interred at Fountainhead Memorial Park, a cemetery the 51-year-old drove past every day while working as a postal carrier.
  • Weird News
  • 21 hours, 9 minutes ago
Opinion

2 exotic termites find love in FL, worrying researchers

2 exotic termites find love in FL, worrying researchers2 exotic termites find love in FL, worrying researchers
  • Opinion
  • 21 hours, 33 minutes ago
Florida

Scott, Cabinet reject Confederates for veterans hall of fame

Scott, Cabinet reject Confederates for veterans hall of fameGov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet rejected nominations of three Confederate soldiers for the Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame Tuesday after being told they weren't eligible because they didn't serve in the U.S. military.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Investigations

10 Investigates gets action on probation problems

10 Investigates gets action on probation problemsFlorida has billions in a budget surplus, yet can't properly outfit probation officers with cars or guns.
  • Investigations
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Zimmerman compares himself to Anne Frank

Zimmerman compares himself to Anne FrankGeorge Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, compares himself to Anne Frank.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
News

Jacksonville mom fears for life under ISIS threat

Jacksonville mom fears for life under ISIS threatA Jacksonville area mother fears for her life and her family after finding out her husband was on a "hit list" reportedly distributed by supporters of ISIS.
  • News
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Florida

Universal Orlando tests metal detectors at rides

Universal Orlando tests metal detectors at ridesThe first metal detector was set up Wednesday at the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Politics

Backyard gun range bill in Florida rejected

Backyard gun range bill in Florida rejectedA move to outlaw using your backyard as target practice in the state failed.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Florida

Brevard church targeted a second time by vandals

Brevard church targeted a second time by vandalsMelbourne police are investigating several cryptic messages spray-painted at two churches, including one that had previously been targeted by an arsonist last month.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Florida

WATCH: Man on 'Flakka' impaled while trying to climb fence

WATCH: Man on 'Flakka' impaled while trying to climb fenceOn Sunday, a man told police he just smoked Flakka before being impaled while trying to scale the fence around the department.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Florida

Woman arrested for stabbing Florida deputy

Woman arrested for stabbing Florida deputyA 26-year-old woman is being held without bond on charges that she stabbed a Lee County Sheriff's deputy who responded to a noise complaint at a southwest Florida home.
  • Florida
  • 2 days ago
Health

Jacksonville researchers pinpoint Alzheimer's culprit

Jacksonville researchers pinpoint Alzheimer's culpritThere is exciting news to report in the fight against Alzheimer's and it is happening on the First Coast. More than five million Americans are living with the life-altering disease and in Florida, more than 480,000.
  • Health
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Florida

Former orca trainer criticizes SeaWorld in new book

Former orca trainer criticizes SeaWorld in new bookA former SeaWorld orca trainer released a book Tuesday that delivers withering criticism of the company's work with killer whales.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Missing Punta Gorda girl found in St. Petersburg

Missing Punta Gorda girl found in St. PetersburgA missing 15-year-old girl who may have been abducted from her Punta Gorda home over the weekend has been located in St. Petersburg.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Florida

Scott begins sales pitch for his tax-cut plans

Scott begins sales pitch for his tax-cut plansGov. Rick Scott slapped a pair of bright green "Cut My Taxes" emblems on his chest Tuesday and began a cheerful sales campaign for reductions in cellphone, cable TV and college textbook taxes.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Investigations

Lawmakers: 10 Investigates report 'disturbing'

Lawmakers: 10 Investigates report 'disturbing'Lawmakers express concern after learning DOC penny-pinching has reduced the supervision of felons in the community.
  • Investigations
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Florida

Riders rescued from Hulk coaster at Universal

Riders rescued from Hulk coaster at UniversalRiders were rescued off of a roller coaster at Universal Orlando on Tuesday night after officials told WKMG a technical glitch caused it to stop.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Investigations

Officers blow whistle on dangerous DOC 'crisis'

Officers blow whistle on dangerous DOC 'crisis'10 Investigates has learned penny-pinching is creating a dangerous situation in the DOC's probation division.
  • Investigations
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
News

Family sues Publix over nut-allergy death of boy, 11

Family sues Publix over nut-allergy death of boy, 11An Alabama family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Publix Super Markets Inc. because of their 11-year-old son's death after eating a cookie they say was mislabeled from a store in Clarksville.
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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Weird News

Woman arrested after Walmart confrontations

Woman arrested after Walmart confrontationsPolice arrested a woman -- believed to be high on acid -- after a series of bizarre confrontations with customers at a Walmart in Port St. Lucie.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Florida

Evacuation gun bill passes Senate

Evacuation gun bill passes SenateThe Florida Senate approved a bill that would allow people without concealed carry licenses to carry a gun in a mandatory evacuation.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Florida

Senate approves hemp bill

Senate approves hemp billA Senate committee unanimously approved a bill Monday to let Florida farmers grow hemp for industrial uses in a wide range of products — but not for getting high.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
News

Zimmerman lashes out at Obama in new video

Zimmerman lashes out at Obama in new videoThe former volunteer neighborhood watchman acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of a black Florida teen lashed out at President Obama and said he feels no guilt in the racially charged case that galvanized the country.
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Florida

Toll road in the works to avoid I-4 traffic

Toll road in the works to avoid I-4 trafficWe wanted to know: Why isn't there another way to get between Tampa and Orlando? What I found could be great news if you ever make that drive.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Florida

SeaWorld has new ad campaign after disparaging documentary

SeaWorld has new ad campaign after disparaging documentarySeaWorld is starting an advertising campaign in the wake of declining revenue and attendance that followed the release of a highly critical documentary.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
News

Forecast good for Delta IV launch on Wednesday

Forecast good for Delta IV launch on WednesdayThe Air Force and United Launch Alliance this week hope to make a rocket launch a highlight for local students and others spending spring break on the Space Coast.
  • News
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
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Gov. Rick Scott considers 2018 run for U.S. Senate

Gov. Rick Scott considers 2018 run for U.S. SenateIt's not an election year-- but you might have seen some commercials lately featuring Governor Rick Scott.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Florida

Climate change and political futures

Climate change and political futuresGovernor Rick Scott responding to the controversy over the use of the term climate change.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Florida

Black Hawk Crash: National Guard mourns two of its own

Black Hawk Crash: National Guard mourns two of its ownThe National Guard community in Hammond, Lousiana is coming together for two of their own after a helicopter crash killed 11 military servicemen in Florida on Wednesday.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks ago
Florida

Black Hawk helicopter found in pieces underwater

Black Hawk helicopter found in pieces underwaterThe missing Black Hawk helicopter that went down off the Florida panhandle has been found. According to authorities, the operation is now being considered a recovery operation and they are not hopeful for survivors.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks ago
Florida

Divers find missing helicopter in pieces underwater

Divers find missing helicopter in pieces underwaterDivers have found an Army helicopter that went down in heavy fog, but weather could continue to hamper the recovery of the bodies of 11 servicemembers.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks ago
Florida

WATCH: Suspect jumps off on-ramp during police chase

WATCH: Suspect jumps off on-ramp during police chasePolice arrested two suspects in Boynton Beach, Florida Wednesday (3/11) afternoon after a tri-county pursuit on northbound Interstate-95.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks ago
Florida

Black Hawk flight team in crash were highly experienced

Black Hawk flight team in crash were highly experiencedThe flight team from Louisiana that was on board the Black Hawk that went down off the coast of Florida were all either married or had children. They were also extremely experienced.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks ago
Florida

Search continues for 11 troops in helicopter crash

Search continues for 11 troops in helicopter crashThe effort to locate 11 missing Marines and guardsmen in a UH-60 Black Hawk that crashed off the Panhandle on Tuesday night remains a search-and-rescue operation.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Florida

Black Hawk Crash: Agencies join the search for downed helicopter, crew

Black Hawk Crash: Agencies join the search for downed helicopter, crewRaw video of the search for a Black Hawk helicopter that went down in the waters off the Florida Panhandle. Video courtesy Pensacola News Journal.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Florida

WATCH: Girl held and paddled at Florida school

WATCH: Girl held and paddled at Florida schoolThis video has a mother furious! In it you can see her 18-year-old daughter getting paddled by a school administrator.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Florida

Deaths confirmed in military helicopter crash

Deaths confirmed in military helicopter crashAn Eglin Air Force Base spokesman confirmed that at least some of the 11 missing military members died when their helicopter crashed in the panhandle of Florida.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Florida

Nonprofit upset with group of Florida firefighters

Nonprofit upset with group of Florida firefightersThe Remembrance Rescue Project is a nonprofit organization run by firefighters to educate children on the 9/11 terror attacks and honor the fallen.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Florida

Military helicopter crashes in Florida; 11 missing

Military helicopter crashes in Florida; 11 missingAt least seven Marines and four soldiers are missing Wednesday after an Army helicopter crashed during a night training exercise at Eglin Air Force Base in the Florida Panhandle.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Life

Despite eyes fused shut, boy sees life through music

Despite eyes fused shut, boy sees life through musicSix-year-old Kale Apongan has a blindness in which the skin is continuous over the eyeball with the absence of eyelids. Despite this, Kale's love of music and his overall silly personality shine through more than anything.
  • Life
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Florida

Scott, Cabinet talk transparency amid FDLE scandal

Scott, Cabinet talk transparency amid FDLE scandalThe governor and Cabinet hashed out a new policy to hire and fire state agency leaders they oversee.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Education

FDLE: Cyber attacks caused testing delays

FDLE: Cyber attacks caused testing delaysThe state's top law enforcement agency is investigating cyber-attacks that caused several school districts to suspend standardized tests.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Florida

Groups rally against 5 guns on campus bills

Groups rally against 5 guns on campus billsSeveral groups are firing back at proposed laws that could allow guns on school campuses in Florida.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Florida

Raw Video: Fort Myers small plane crash

Raw Video: Fort Myers small plane crashA Piper Comanche plane crash-landed near Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. Two people were taken to the hospital. News-press.com
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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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.
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  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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...
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  • 1 month, 3 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
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Florida

PHOTOS: Florida dog rescued from sinkhole

PHOTOS: Florida dog rescued from sinkholeSanford is recovering at home and is doing well
  • Florida
  • 2 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago