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Fla. may change scholarship requirements

April 24, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida students seeking a college scholarship from the state could work on political campaigns and get credit for it. more »»

Bill to promote Fla. as medical destination passes

April 24, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would market the state as a destination for medical procedures to national and international audiences. more »»

Expressway board member indicted for bribery

April 24, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority board member was indicted Thursday on felony bribery and two felony counts of solicitation for receiving unlawful compensation. more »»

Fla. House wants change in MLB Cuban player policy

April 24, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House is telling Major League Baseball that it must change the way it treats Cuban players or its teams in the state won't be eligible for state money. more »»

Florida Senate OKs 75 mph speed limits

April 24, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Speed limits on Florida highways could be raised to 75 miles per hour under a bill the Senate passed. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 25

April 24, 2014

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

Illegal immigrant could get law license under bill

April 24, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate approved bill language that could allow the state's Supreme Court to issue law licenses to illegal immigrants. more »»

1 killed in commuter train crash

April 24, 2014

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead after a South Florida commuter train hit a car. more »»

Florida man sentenced over stolen gun silencers

April 24, 2014

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced in federal court in Connecticut to three years' probation for possessing stolen firearms silencers.

Richard Sleeva of Naples, Fla. more »»

Correction: Bar Exam story

April 24, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — In a story April 22 about the percentage of law school graduate passing the Florida Bar exam, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Ave Maria University had the lowest... more »»

Fla. House poised to ok changes to state pension

April 24, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House is poised to pass a bill that would stop elected officials and top employees in state government from enrolling in the state's traditional pension plan. more »»

Florida school stops serving soda before tests

April 24, 2014

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida elementary school has stopped a long-standing practice of serving students Mountain Dew before standardized tests.

Florida Today (http://on.flatoday. more »»

Former Wisconsin man charged in Florida tax ring

April 24, 2014

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — A former Wisconsin man who served more than 10 years in a Florida prison for a homicide he didn't commit is in trouble again. more »»

Miami Beach opposes Beckham's soccer stadium plan

April 24, 2014

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Miami Beach officials and residents say building a Major League Soccer stadium at PortMiami would create a traffic nightmare. more »»

Florida Lotto jackpot rises to $38 million

April 24, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The jackpot in the Florida Lotto game has grown to $38 million after no one matched the six winning numbers in the latest drawing. more »»

4 Fantasy 5 players win $58,963.55 jackpots

April 24, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Four "Fantasy 5" game players selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $58,963.55 each. more »»

Body found inside burning north Fla. mobile home

April 24, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An investigation is underway after firefighters in Jacksonville found a body inside a burning mobile home.

The body was discovered early Thursda. more »»

 
 

 

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