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Attorney: Settlement reached in parasailing crash lawsuit

February 24, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney for two Indiana teenagers who were seriously injured in a Florida parasailing crash says a settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by one of the victim's... more »»

2 Fantasy 5 players win $111,461.58 jackpot

February 24, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two "Fantasy 5" players have selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot of $111,461.58. more »»

Office Depot 4Q loss narrows; adjusted profit tops Street

February 24, 2015

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Office Depot, which is being acquired by Staples in a $6 billion deal, reported Tuesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter loss narrowed as sales improved. more »»

Boat runs aground in fog, hits Tampa area restaurant

February 24, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Two people were injured when a 39-foot boat crashed into a restaurant near Tampa. more »»

Police: Boy shot by friend as the pair played with rifle

February 24, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy is being treated at a hospital after his friend shot him in the lower torso as the two played with a rifle. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 24

February 24, 2015

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

3 students injured in shooting at Bethune-Cookman University

February 24, 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say three students were shot during an altercation at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach. more »»

Officer on paid leave after video shows him slapping man

February 24, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Fort Lauderdale Police Officer has been suspended with pay after a video surfaced on YouTube that showed him pushing and slapping a homeless man at a bus terminal. more »»

Rescuers in Florida free 19 manatees stuck in drain

February 24, 2015

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers working late into the night freed 19 manatees who were stuck in a storm drain in central Florida.

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Florida gov. may find it tough getting tax cut plans passed

February 24, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's economy is recovering but that's no guarantee state legislators will pass all the tax cuts Gov. Rick Scott want. more »»

Appeals court to consider warrantless cellphone tracking

February 24, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court in Atlanta is set to hear arguments in a Florida case over warrantless cellphone tracking.

A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. more »»

2 years in prison for gallery employee who embezzled

February 24, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Orlando-area art gallery employee has been sentenced to two years in prison for embezzling more than $1 million. more »»

Trial opens for man claiming pot was for medical need

February 24, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida man is using a medical necessity defense in a trial on charges of illegally growing dozens of marijuana plants on his property. more »»

Moffitt Cancer Center wins grant for ovarian cancer research

February 24, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa is receiving a $250,000 grant to continue research into ovarian cancer in older women, for whom the disease often is more aggressive. more »»

Man arrested for fatal shooting after a fight over $5

February 24, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a 2012 killing where the victim was shot after a fistfight over $. more »»

Voter challenges Rubio's immigration stance during town hall

February 24, 2015

HOLLIS, N.H. (AP) — Back in New Hampshire for the first time since the midterm elections, it didn't take long for Sen. Marco Rubio to get a question about immigratio. more »»

Rescuers work to free manatees stuck in drain

February 24, 2015

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers were working to free as many as 15 manatees from a storm drain in central Florid. more »»

Purina recalls sheep food in Florida

February 24, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Purina Animal Nutrition has initiated a limited voluntary recall of DuMOR Sheep Formula in Florida because of the potential for a higher-than-acceptable level of copper. more »»

SeaWorld Orlando ends public dolphin feedings

February 24, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Guests a SeaWorld's Orlando theme park will no longer be allowed to feed the dolphins. more »»

 
 
 

 

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