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State expected to rest Monday in Dunn retrial

State expected to rest Monday in Dunn retrialProsecutors are expected to rest their case Monday against the Florida man accused of gunning down a local teenager over loud music.
  • Florida
  • 2 days ago
Florida

Police; 15 hurt in Miami nightclub shooting, some children

Police; 15 hurt in Miami nightclub shooting, some childrenA shooting sent terrified patrons scrambling from a Miami nightclub early Sunday and left 15 people wounded, including an 11-year-old child, authorities said.
  • Florida
  • 2 days ago
Politics

Charlie Crist launches 'kitchen table' tour

Charlie Crist launches 'kitchen table' tourFormer Gov. Charlie Crist is launching a 'kitchen table' tour in the final days of the governor's race.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Florida

Caught on Camera: 7 rescued after boat capsizes near Sanibel Island

Caught on Camera: 7 rescued after boat capsizes near Sanibel IslandThree children, one 4-year-old, two 5-year-olds, and four adults had to be rescued from their boat when it flipped.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Florida

PHOTOS: 7 rescued after boat capsizes near Sanibel Island

PHOTOS: 7 rescued after boat capsizes near Sanibel IslandThe U.S. Coast Guard, Lee County Sheriff's Office, The Lee County MERT Response team and Sanibel Fire Rescue helped to rescue seven people Saturday morning after their boat capsized.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Local

Immigrant groups hold forum on driver's licenses

Immigrant groups hold forum on driver's licensesLast year, Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a bill that would have provided licenses for many Florida residents who are living in the country illegally.
  • Local
  • 4 days ago
Politics

Group says medical marijuana could be dangerous for kids

Group says medical marijuana could be dangerous for kidsThe passage of medical marijuana is hazardous to children. That's the new message from a group against it becoming legal in Florida.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Florida

DNA IDs 2nd and 3rd set of Dozier School remains

DNA IDs 2nd and 3rd set of Dozier School remainsResearchers at the University of South Florida say they have successfully identified two more sets of skeletal remains from Florida's Dozier School for Boys.
  • Florida
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Extra fee on homeowners insurance coming to an end

Extra fee on homeowners insurance coming to an endCitizens Property insurance voted to cut a surcharge on homeowner's policies imposed back in 2007.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Local

Atheists challenge Ocala officials on prayer vigil

Atheists challenge Ocala officials on prayer vigilThe complaints from Frances Porgal, organizer of local atheist groups, came after the Ocala Police Department's Facebook page posted a letter urging citizens to attend.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
News

Rescued turtle heading to new home in Calif.

Rescued turtle heading to new home in Calif.Final preparations were being made Wednesday for the 2,500-mile journey to The Living Coast Discovery Center near San Diego.
  • News
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Weird News

Vanilla Ice and Rick Scott: A dynamic duo for tourism?

Vanilla Ice and Rick Scott: A dynamic duo for tourism?Rapper Vanilla Ice headlined the event which got the crowd about as excited as new record-breaking tourist numbers.
  • Weird News
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Weird News

Chumuckla Redneck Christmas Parade canceled

Chumuckla Redneck Christmas Parade canceledCiting concerns that the parade 'has gone from a wholesome family event to a trashy beer fest,' the association said it would instead present a Mud Run this winter.
  • Weird News
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Florida

Jury could be seated today in Dunn retrial

Jury could be seated today in Dunn retrialAttorneys concluded a second full day of questioning early Tuesday evening with 66 potential jurors remaining from the initial pool of 140 people.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 23 hours ago
Florida

Den of deadly venomous snakes found in FL home

Den of deadly venomous snakes found in FL homeAuthorities found several venomous snakes inside a West Palm Beach townhouse last week after acting on a complaint.
  • Florida
  • 1 week ago
Florida

Baby found in trunk during a traffic stop, mother arrested

Baby found in trunk during a traffic stop, mother arrestedA woman is behind bars after a Broward Sheriff's deputy found her baby in the trunk of her car during a traffic stop.
  • Florida
  • 1 week ago
Florida

New poll: Charlie Crist, Rick Scott neck and neck

New poll: Charlie Crist, Rick Scott neck and neckThe hard-fought Florida governor's race has tightened a couple more notches, according to a fresh poll released yesterday.
  • Florida
  • 1 week ago
Florida

Florida mall shooting suspects believed killed in getaway crash

Florida mall shooting suspects believed killed in getaway crashPolice say two men suspected in a mall shooting were found dead a short time later in a crashed vehicle that matched the description of their car.
  • Florida
  • 1 week ago