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Man who killed wife, burned her body gets life sentence,

July 30, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Hillsborough County man was sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife — and then sentenced to an additional 30 years for burning her body. more »»

How to find healthy eats at Florida theme parks, zoos

July 30, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Don't stress if you're trying to eat healthy while on summer vacation. Florida health officials are highlighting some guilt-free options for you at theme parks and zoos. more »»

Teens' 6 days adrift verge on limits for survival at sea

July 30, 2015

TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — Crews pushed the limits of an ever-expanding search zone Wednesday for two teens missing at sea and potentially nearing the boundaries of human survival. more »»

2 of 5 deputies plead guilty in suspect beating

July 30, 2015

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Two of five north Florida deputies suspended after the beating of a suspect have pleaded guilty in federal court, a local media report says. more »»

Man gets life sentence for killing, beheading girlfriend

July 29, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his girlfriend and cutting off her head. more »»

Man accused of doing doughnut on jail lawn gets quick lockup

July 29, 2015

SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) — Deputies didn't have to go far to lock up a Florida man after authorities say he drove in circles on the lawn in front of the county jail and then crashed into a flag pole. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 30

July 29, 2015

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

Million-dollar donors lift Jeb Bush's presidential ambitions

July 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen million-dollar contributors account for at least 10 percent of Jeb Bush's record-setting presidential fundraising haul. more »»

Teens' 6 days adrift verge on limits for survival at sea

July 29, 2015

TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — Crews pushed the limits of an ever-expanding search zone Wednesday for two teens missing at sea and potentially nearing the boundaries of human survival. more »»

Man dead after apparent drowning at Warm Mineral Springs

July 29, 2015

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — An Illinois man is dead after authorities say he apparently drowned at a popular southwest Florida spring. more »»

Gov. Scott orders inspections of Planned Parenthoods

July 29, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is ordering state health officials to inspect Planned Parenthood offices to ensure they are obeying the law when performing abortions. more »»

Judge rejects claim that bourbon was falsely advertised

July 29, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chalk up another round for Maker's Mark distillery in fending off claims of misleading marketing for promoting its Kentucky bourbon as handmade. more »»

Florida Gov. to settle lawsuits over property near mansion

July 29, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott and members of the Cabinet are going to settle a long-running bitter legal battle over land located near the governor's mansio. more »»

Florida editorial roundup

July 29, 2015

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:

July 27

Miami Herald on fixing America's deteriorating infrastructure:

Congress has a chance this week to provide a strong boost for... more »»

Prosecutor says no homicide in death of deputy's girlfriend

July 29, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An outside prosecutor tasked with investigating the death of a St. Johns County deputy's girlfriend says it doesn't appear to be a murder. more »»

Investment adviser pleads guilty in $1.2B Ponzi scheme

July 29, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — An investment adviser has become the latest of more than two dozen people to plead guilty in the $1. more »»

Man already on death row convicted of 4th murder

July 29, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area man already on death row for killing two police officers has been convicted of a fourth murder. more »»

Body of man pulled from central Georgia river identified

July 29, 2015

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in central Georgia have identified a man whose decomposed body was found in the Ocmulgee River. more »»

Clinton to call for lifting embargo with Cuba

July 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign says she will call for lifting the embargo with Cuba in a Florida address on Friday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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