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Florida GOP makes final push for Gov. Scott

September 13, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Buoyed by a significant cash advantage and polls that show Go. more »»

Florida fires 13 prison employees in crackdown

September 13, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — State prison officials did some major house cleaning this week, firing a total of 13 people, in the wake of widespread abuse allegations. more »»

Doral mayor: Miss Universe coming to South Florida

September 13, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Bring on the beauties. The Doral City Council is giving its stamp of approval to host the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant.

On Friday, the council authorized a $. more »»

Walmart developer faces Florida environmentalists

September 13, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The Palm Beach developer who wants to build a Walmart store on an area containing an endangered forest faced his opponents for the first tim. more »»

La. Gov. Jindal helping out Florida GOP

September 13, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is helping Florida Republicans focused on trying to get Gov. Rick Scott re-elected. more »»

Florida fires 11 prison employees in crackdown

September 13, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — State prison officials did some major house cleaning this week in the wake of abuse allegations. more »»

5 things about treasure hunter turned fugitive

September 13, 2014

For more than two years, the U.S. Marshals Service has been on the hunt for Tommy Thompson, an oceanic engineer and treasure hunter who is now a wanted federal fugitive. more »»

Feds chase treasure hunter turned fugitive

September 13, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the last times anyone ever saw Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, black socks and... more »»

No Lucky Money winner; jackpot now $900,000

September 13, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The "Lucky Money" jackpot rose to $900,000 after no winner claimed the jackpot.

Lottery officials said Friday four tickets matched 4-of-4 numbers to win $1,744. more »»

Eyeing 2016, Sen. Rubio stresses border security

September 13, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio emerged as a leading Republican voice on immigration last year. more »»

Judge: Florida can't tax Seminole electric, rents

September 13, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge has sided with the Seminole Tribe of Florida in a dispute with state revenue officials over collection of taxes on electricity and certain rental income.

U.S. more »»

Florida inmate sent white powder letter to court

September 13, 2014

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate sent a letter containing a suspicious white powder to an official at the Volusia County Courthouse. more »»

When sinkholes open, they can swallow fortunes

September 13, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Solid ground isn't always a certainty. Sinkholes can lurk anywhere, beneath suburban homes, city streets or even football stadiums and museums. more »»

Life attracts man to job with the dead

September 13, 2014

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of dead have passed through a small brown brick building tucked away off a quiet street and anyone could end up there. more »»

7 Florida prison employees fired in crackdown

September 13, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — State prison officials have fired three officers and two sergeants for punching and kicking a prisoner at Lancaster Correctional Institutio. more »»

Florida officials appeal gay-marriage rulings

September 12, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Florida officials are appealing several rulings overturning the state's ban on gay marriage. more »»

Mom charged in son's '91 murder is extradited

September 12, 2014

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A Florida woman charged with the 1991 death of her 5-year-old son has been extradited to New Jersey. more »»

Florida Gov. Scott campaigns with Gov. Christie

September 12, 2014

CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in Florida doing what Republicans here have been doing for more than 2 years — bashing Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist. more »»

Florida health centers get $13M grant from feds

September 12, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Florida health centers are getting more than $13 million from the federal government to improve access to primary care. more »»

 
 

 

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