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Name stories: Tum Tum, God's Wonder, Shady Eden

December 20, 2014

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tum Tum, Brother Joseph, God's Wonder, and Shady Eden are among the newest members of a national registry of grand, gnarly live oak. more »»

No Lucky Money players win $500,000 jackpot

December 20, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No tickets matched all four "Lucky Money" numbers plus the Lucky Ball for the $500,000 jackpot. The Jackpot now goes to $550,000 for Tuesday's drawing. more »»

Obama's Cuba moves reflect Florida political shift

December 20, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba is a sign that political attitudes toward Cuba are changing in Florid. more »»

1 Fantasy 5 player wins $229,947 jackpot

December 20, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A "Fantasy 5" player has selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot of $229,947.15.

The winning ticket was purchased in Hawthorne. more »»

Hopes, fears, doubts surround Cuba's oil future

December 20, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — One of the most prolific oil and gas basins on the planet sits just off Cuba's northwest coast, and the thaw in relations with the United States is giving rise to hopes that Cuba can... more »»

Cuba protests planned in Miami, but turnout unclear

December 20, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Cuban-American groups opposed to President Barack Obama's plan to normalize relations with the Castro government plan to protest Saturday in Miami. more »»

Fewer Florida kids smoking cigarettes

December 20, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Fewer kids in Florida are smoking cigarettes. more »»

Allen West making final Florida appearance

December 20, 2014

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tea party hero Allen West is making his final Florida appearance before moving to Texas. more »»

22 months' prison for convicted ex-Homestead mayor

December 20, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — A former South Florida mayor convicted on corruption charges has been sentenced to 22 months in state prison. more »»

Hospital gives cancer patient date with his wife

December 20, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Hospital workers in Orlando transformed a hospital room into a bistro so that a Stage 4 cancer patient could have a romantic date with his wife. more »»

Miami vigil honors homeless who died in 2014

December 20, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Advocates held a candlelight vigil in Miami to honor homeless individuals who died in 2014. more »»

Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, stores and customers say

December 20, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. more »»

Supreme Court won't stop gay marriages in Florida

December 19, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Same-sex weddings may soon begin in Florida after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block them.

The court said Friday it wouldn't block the marriage. more »»

Veteran Broward judge guilty of DUI

December 19, 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A veteran Broward County circuit judge has been convicted of DUI and reckless driving.

A Palm Beach County jury found 57-year-old Cynthia Imperato guilty on Friday. more »»

Florida Legislature defends new districts

December 19, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature is sharply defending a new Congressional map it drew up during an August special sessio. more »»

Obama's Cuba switch forces exile groups to adapt

December 19, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Hours before President Barack Obama announced an end to a half-century of U.S. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 20

December 19, 2014

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

STATE JOBLESS RATE DROPS IN NOVEMBER

Florida's unemployment rate is dropping again. more »»

Florida Gov. insists he has met jobs promise

December 19, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott proclaimed Friday that he achieved a key promise from his 2010 campaign, as the state has added more than 700,000 jobs since he took office. more »»

6th man pleads guilty in MLB steroid case

December 19, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The sixth man to plead guilty in the Major League Baseball performance-enhancing drugs scandal was described in court Friday as a recruiter of mostly foreign-born players for the... more »»

Man gets 45 years for killing wife's boyfriend

December 19, 2014

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A disabled Florida Panhandle man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for fatally shooting his estranged wife's boyfriend and wounding her. more »»

 
 
 

 

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