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Grand jury clears officers in FSU shooting

Grand jury clears officers in FSU shootingGunman Myron May dared officers to kill him before the Florida State graduate was shot 15 times outside Strozier Library.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Florida

First Florida gay divorce granted by Broward judge

First Florida gay divorce granted by Broward judgeThe first formal divorce for a gay couple in Florida history has been granted by a Broward County judge who also declared the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Florida

15 foot python caught in south Collier County

15 foot python caught in south Collier CountyA 15-plus-foot Python was found at the doorway of Beau Middlebrook's Sun Realty office located behind Pelican Bend restaurant on the Isles of Capri.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Florida

Charlie Crist on reopening Cuba ties

Charlie Crist on reopening Cuba tiesFlorida has long been the home of a large Cuban-American community. The issue of American-Cuban relations is a major issue in the state.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Florida

Florida politicians react to change in Cuba policy

Florida politicians react to change in Cuba policyWhile lawmakers have praised Alan Gross' safe return to U.S. soil, many are critical of President Obama's announcement to normalize of relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Florida

Miami Cubans: Deal is 'the ultimate bailout'

Miami Cubans: Deal is 'the ultimate bailout'Cuban Americans reacted with mixed emotions to President Obama's announcement today that the U.S. was normalizing relations with Cuba after severing ties more than 50 years ago.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Florida

Chilly weather puts bears on the move

Chilly weather puts bears on the moveChilly weather has Florida's black bears on the move as they forage to fatten up for winter.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Florida

Conjoined twins in Florida undergo first surgery

Conjoined twins in Florida undergo first surgeryA set of conjoined twin boys, born late Friday, underwent the first of what's likely to be a number of surgeries to repair some damage to organs that are partially exposed. The boys, named Conner and Carter, are joined at the sternum and the abdomen. They are...
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 7 hours 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
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Education

FSU offers certificate program in drone operations

FSU offers certificate program in drone operationsFlorida State University is offering a drone certificate class, which officials say is the first of its kind in the state university system.
  • Education
  • 1 week ago
Florida

Floridians are getting healthier, but just barely

Floridians are getting healthier, but just barelyFloridians are smoking less but remain too physically inactive. Drug deaths are well above the national average, but rates of dangerous binge drinking are dropping.
  • Florida
  • 1 week ago
News

Jacksonville conjoined twins arrive several days early

Jacksonville conjoined twins arrive several days earlyA Florida woman gave birth late Friday to the first set of conjoined twins the area has seen in years.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Search continues for missing kayaker near Sanibel Causeway

Search continues for missing kayaker near Sanibel CausewayEmergency crews received a call around 11 p.m. from Kyle Woolwine reporting that his friend Andrew Barber, 32, was missing after their kayak overturned.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Virus killing dolphins along East Coast confirmed in Keys

Virus killing dolphins along East Coast confirmed in KeysThe remains of a dolphin that died Nov. 7 after stranding in Bahia Honda State Park have tested positive for morbillivirus. It's a measles-like disease that is highly contagious among sea mammals.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Florida tribes are reviewing new US policy on marijuana

Florida tribes are reviewing new US policy on marijuanaThe government announced this week that Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands so long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states that have legalized the drug.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Monday is deadline to buy Jan. 1 health insurance

Monday is deadline to buy Jan. 1 health insuranceSome 85 percent of current Florida enrollees could obtain coverage for $100 or less after tax credits in 2015.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Outgoing UF president to stay on as adviser

Outgoing UF president to stay on as adviserMachen's new 5-year contract will earn him $3.9 million, all of it paid by private funds.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Tortoise may be on fast track for endangered listing

Tortoise may be on fast track for endangered listingThe gopher tortoise is one of nearly 150 animal and plant species proposed for the next round of Endangered Species Act additions, which is overseen by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago