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Police: 4th attack on Univ. of Florida campus

September 8, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police are looking for a man suspected of tackling a woman who was walking on the University of Florida campus.

The Gainesville Sun (http://bit. more »»

Pedestrians wave flags in Fort Lauderdale

September 8, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Pedestrians in Fort Lauderdale are trying a new way to cross busy Las Olas Boulevard. They're waving orange flags at motorists. more »»

AP Exclusive: Police short on Hispanic officers

September 8, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by an officer in a nearly all-white police department in suburban S. more »»

ACLU wants inmates to know their voting rights

September 8, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is urging sheriff's offices and supervisors of elections in all 67 Florida counties to ensure people in jail who are eligible to vote are aware of... more »»

Judge dismisses Florida widow's lawsuit again

September 8, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge has again dismissed a lawsuit against the city of St. Petersburg by the widow of a man who killed two police officers in 201. more »»

Couple gives UF a 657-acre estate, art collection

September 8, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Gainesville couple is donating their 657-acre estate to the University of Florida for use as a retreat and conference cente. more »»

Patrick to campaign for Florida's Charlie Crist

September 7, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick is heading to Miami to campaign with fellow Democrat Charlie Crist, who is locked in a tight race for governor of Florida. more »»

3 killed in head-on crash on Tampa highway

September 7, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are working to identify the three victims of a wrong-way crash on a highway in Tampa. more »»

In Miami, the Cuban school uniform finds a market

September 7, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — At the Dollarazo discount store in Miami, a row of red-wine colored pants, shorts and jumpers offers a regular customer favorite — near exact copies of the Cuban school uniform. more »»

2 electrocuted while trimming trees in Florida

September 7, 2014

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two men died after being electrocuted while they were trimming palm trees in southwest Florida. more »»

After Toledo water scare, states ask EPA for help

September 7, 2014

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Algae that turned Lake Erie green and produced toxins that fouled the tap water for 400,000 people in Toledo are becoming a big headache for those who keep drinking water safe... more »»

1 Fantasy 5 player wins $254,904.63 jackpot

September 7, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — One "Fantasy 5" game player has selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $254,904.63, Florida Lottery officials said Sunday. more »»

Florida Lotto jackpot rises to $23 million

September 7, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The jackpot in the Florida Lotto game has grown to $23 million after no one matched the six winning numbers in the latest drawing, lottery officials said Sunday. more »»

Rare white lion joins pride at Florida's ZooWorld

September 7, 2014

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A rare white lion cub is joining the pride at a Florida Panhandle zoo. more »»

Bahamian man pleads guilty in smuggling case

September 7, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Bahamian man faces up to 25 years in U.S. prison for attempting to smuggle 18 Brazilian and Haitian nationals into Florida in Jul. more »»

Doctors help soldier who lost hair in bomb attack

September 7, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Army veteran Joseph Jones looked in the mirror at his swollen face and the patches that would eventually become his eyebrows and beard. more »»

Small plane crashes into Atlantic off Miami Beach

September 6, 2014

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A small plane towing an ad banner crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Miami Beach.

Authorities tell The Miami Herald (http://hrld. more »»

Slow nesting season for sea turtles

September 6, 2014

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — After four busy nesting years on beaches from Georgia to the Carolinas, loggerhead sea turtles this summer laid their eggs at a much pokier pace. more »»

Police chief suspended over ticket quotas resigns

September 6, 2014

WALDO, Fla. (AP) — One of the two Waldo police chiefs suspended over the past month due to allegations of illegal ticket quotas has resigne. more »»

 
 

 

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