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Politics

More tough FDLE questions for Gov. Scott

More tough FDLE questions for Gov. ScottGovernor Scott faced more tough questions today about the resignation of FDLE chief Gerald Bailey.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Florida

Bondi: Scott didn't know about ouster of top cop

Bondi: Scott didn't know about ouster of top copFlorida Attorney General Pam Bondi is contending that Gov. Rick Scott didn't approve of the abrupt ouster of the head of the state's main law enforcement agency.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Florida

2015 already the craziest year in Florida

2015 already the craziest year in FloridaOK, so we're not even one month into the new year. But 2015 is proving to be one of the strangest years ever in Florida News.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Florida

Hundreds of prayer squares sent to 1-lb baby

Hundreds of prayer squares sent to 1-lb babyA local family is receiving more than just prayers after their daughter was born more than three months early.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Weather

How much do you love Florida Winter weather? #floridawinter

How much do you love Florida Winter weather? #floridawinterWe'll shovel snow over sand any day.
  • Weather
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
News

Disney pulls Starbucks mug from Epcot shelves

Disney pulls Starbucks mug from Epcot shelvesThe Orlando Sentinel reports the Starbucks mug is part of the "You Are Here" series that features key element of the theme park, including Spaceship Earth and the World Showcase pavilions
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  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
News

Brevard man acting out song fatally shoots friend

Brevard man acting out song fatally shoots friend"I think he's dead … he wanted to see it cause he thought it was so cool. I'm so stupid … I'm such a horrible person," he said while crying. He added that "my buddy's gone."
  • News
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
News

Update: Gov. Scott addresses Bailey controversy

Update: Gov. Scott addresses Bailey controversyOuster of FDLE chief Gerald Bailey becomes topic of the day at annual AP meeting.
  • News
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Florida

Prosecutor asked to investigate ouster of FL's top cop

Prosecutor asked to investigate ouster of FL's top copA St. Pete attorney is asking a Tallahassee prosecutor to investigate whether Gov. Rick Scott and three Cabinet officials violated the state's open meetings law.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Florida

Gov. Scott proposes nearly $77 billion budget

Gov. Scott proposes nearly $77 billion budgetFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is calling for a nearly $77 billion state budget in the coming year.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
News

Remembering Shuttle Challenger: 29 years later

Remembering Shuttle Challenger: 29 years laterThe explosion occurred 73 seconds into the flight as a result of a leak in one of two Solid Rocket Boosters that ignited the main liquid fuel tank.
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
News

Polk teacher arrested on marijuana charges

Polk teacher arrested on marijuana chargesHe is a teacher at Frostproof High School
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  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
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University of Florida may end midwifery, 2 other nursing programs

University of Florida may end midwifery, 2 other nursing programsThe midwifery and neonatal programs averaged eight new students annually over the past five years.
  • News
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Florida

Students' pink robot could save space industry millions

Students' pink robot could save space industry millionsEach rocket launch unnecessarily scrubbed can cost upward of $1 million.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Investigations

Group wants to end tax help for pro stadiums

Group wants to end tax help for pro stadiumsConservative group Americans for Prosperity is calling on the legislature to end the 'forced taxpayer handouts' to pro sports teams.
  • Investigations
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Florida

White House: No oil drilling off FL coast

White House: No oil drilling off FL coastOn Tuesday, the Obama administration announced a proposal that would keep the waters off Florida's coast free from oil drilling for at least the foreseeable future.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Florida

Scott to pledge millions for Everglades

Scott to pledge millions for EvergladesFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is promising to dedicate tens of millions to helping the Everglades.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Florida

Atwater: Stress tests may instill confidence

Atwater: Stress tests may instill confidenceFlorida's chief financial officer says creating a "stress test" will help instill public confidence in the smaller insurers.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Florida

Man stung by bees more than 150 times

Man stung by bees more than 150 timesSouth Florida officials say bees stung a man more than 150 times.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Florida

Golden retriever saved from dog meat farm

Golden retriever saved from dog meat farmIt started Sunday morning with her arrival at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta following a 14-hour flight from South Korea. It continued all day as Mark Dahlberg drove her to his home in Fort Myers, stopping to visit some golden retriever fans along...
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Florida

FWC hiring alligator trappers

FWC hiring alligator trappersThe Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is hiring contracted alligator trappers to work in Lake County, south of the Turnpike.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Florida

Officers suspended for great-grandmother tasing

Officers suspended for great-grandmother tasingTwo Tallahassee police officers will be suspended without pay for their role in the September tasing of an unarmed great-grandmother on Dunn Street in Frenchtown.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Health

St. Pete lawmaker files medical marijuana bill

St. Pete lawmaker files medical marijuana billState Sen. Jeff Brandes filed a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would legalize medical marijuana.
  • Health
  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Florida

Gov. Scott seeks money for more veterans nursing homes

Gov. Scott seeks money for more veterans nursing homesFlorida Gov. Rick Scott wants money to start planning to build the state's eighth and ninth nursing homes for veterans.
  • Florida
  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Crime

Charge dropped against man once wrongfully convicted

Charge dropped against man once wrongfully convictedAlan Crotzer held a press conference Monday to release evidence in the attempted murder case that he and his lawyer say shows he is innocent.
  • Crime
  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Education

Suit to change teacher performance pay fails

Suit to change teacher performance pay failsAn appeals court recently ruled in favor of the "Student Success Act".
  • Education
  • 5 days, 13 hours ago
NCAAF

UCF is putting a beach club in its football stadium

UCF is putting a beach club in its football stadiumUCF is adding a beach club to its football stadium.
  • NCAAF
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
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Golden retriever rescued from South Korean meat farm

Golden retriever rescued from South Korean meat farmSky, a female golden retriever was rescued from a South Korean meat farm. Members of the Golden Retriever Rescue of Southwest Florida were able to get her to Southwest Florida, where she will eventually get adopted.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Florida

WATCH: Police dash cam video of wrong-way driver

WATCH: Police dash cam video of wrong-way driverDash cam video obtained by CBS4 shows a quick-thinking Davie police officer stop a wrong-way driver from causing massive damage.
  • Florida
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Investigations

Gov. Scott dodges questions on pro sports handouts

Gov. Scott dodges questions on pro sports handoutsA month's worth of hounding of Scott's office for an opportunity to ask the governor a few questions about the controversial incentives paid off with a 60-second interview last week when Scott came through Tampa.
  • Investigations
  • 1 week, 2 days 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
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Weird News

Teenager poses as doctor for over a month at Florida hospital

Teenager poses as doctor for over a month at Florida hospitalWest Palm Beach police say a teenage boy was posing as a doctor for over a month at St. Mary's Medical Center. He wore a white lab coat, carried around a stethoscope and sometimes wore a face mask.
  • Weird News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Florida

See handcuffed teen save cop's life while under arrest

See handcuffed teen save cop's life while under arrestWhile being processed at the Fort Lauderdale, Florida police department, Jamal Rutledge witnessed the officer booking him collapse. He then alerted nearby officers who performed CPR until help arrived. All are being rewarded for saving his life.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Florida

VIDEO: FL Sunrail train hits mini-van

VIDEO: FL Sunrail train hits mini-vanPolice are investigating a crash between a minivan and a SunRail train that happened Monday afternoon.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Florida

Charlotte's Web on hold to craft new rule

Charlotte's Web on hold to craft new ruleA small strain of medical marijuana approved in Florida is on hold as health officials work to create new rule.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Florida

Beer battle: Distributors vs. craft breweries

Beer battle: Distributors vs. craft breweriesFour Florida groups have filed lawsuits against craft breweries in hopes of shutting them down.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Florida

Pelicans clubbed in brutal attack

Pelicans clubbed in brutal attackEight pelicans are dead and another ten are injured after being clubbed near a Jacksonville, Florida beach. Animal care groups and conservation officers are searching for the culprits.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Florida

Young killer nears prison release, seeks fresh start

Young killer nears prison release, seeks fresh startSexually abused brother and sister Catherine and Curtis Jones committed murder when they were just 11 and 12-years-old in 1999 but were and were charged as adults. Now, a chance at life awaits them.
  • Florida
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

Gov. Scott proposes big school spending boost

Gov. Scott proposes big school spending boostFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is moving ahead with a campaign promise to boost the amount of money going to the state's' public schools.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Florida

Group fights same-sex marriage in Florida

Group fights same-sex marriage in FloridaGroup fights same-sex marriage in Florida
  • Florida
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Florida

Cheers erupt in Florida court after judge rules same-sex marriages can begin

Cheers erupt in Florida court after judge rules same-sex marriages can beginRaw video: Supporters of same-sex marriage erupt into cheers and tearful hugs after a judge rules that same-sex marriages could begin in Miami-Dade County.
  • Florida
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Florida

Same-sex marriage now legal in Miami-Dade County

Same-sex marriage now legal in Miami-Dade CountyA Florida judge said Miami-Dade County can immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Gay marriage will become legal in other Florida counties after midnight.
  • Florida
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Florida

Florida's gay marriage ban heads for midnight end

Florida's gay marriage ban heads for midnight endFlorida's ban on marriages between same-sex couples is headed for a midnight end, with wedding vows planned around the state.
  • Florida
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Florida

3 dead, 6 injured in fiery crash in Florida

3 dead, 6 injured in fiery crash in FloridaA fiery Baker County crash killed three people, including a pair of Jacksonville teenagers, and injured five children.
  • Florida
  • 1 month ago
Florida

Police: Man drove 15 hours to shoot girlfriend's family

Police: Man drove 15 hours to shoot girlfriend's familyA man spent Christmas Eve on a 15-hour drive from Texas to Florida, apparently bent on getting revenge on his girlfriend's stepmother, authorities said.
  • Florida
  • 1 month ago
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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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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.
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  • 2 months ago
Florida

Parents arrested for kids missing school

Parents arrested for kids missing schoolTIFFANI ALLYSON FURRER
  • Florida
  • 3 months, 1 week 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 months, 1 week 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
  • 3 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Florida

Prankster fills lifeguard truck with bait fish

Prankster fills lifeguard truck with bait fishFor the two hours it took to clean up the bloody mess, lifeguards were not on the beach protecting swimmers. The truck had to be thoroughly cleaned, because they transport patients in the back of the vehicle.
  • Florida
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Florida

Man in bubble rescued in Atlantic Ocean

Man in bubble rescued in Atlantic OceanThe Coast Guard received a report about Reza Baluchi, a U.S. citizen was floating in an inflatable bubble and was "reportedly disoriented and asking for directions to Bermuda Wednesday."
  • Florida
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago