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Florida's 2 political parties raise millions

August 22, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republicans and Democrats are spending millions they received this year from corporations and wealthy donors. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 23

August 22, 2014

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

Florida judge approves new map for Congress

August 22, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge is giving his approval to a new congressional map that was redrawn by state legislators. more »»

Father charged with murder in baby's death

August 22, 2014

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man has been charged with murder in the death of his infant daughter, who authorities say was left in the man's truck for at least four hours. more »»

Huckabee: 'Stop the fight' over Common Core

August 22, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. more »»

Democrats mount low-key campaigns for Florida AG

August 22, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Democrats are choosing between two relative unknowns in the primary for attorney general.

State Rep. more »»

Father of 4-year-old arrested in fatal dog attack

August 22, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The father of a 4-year-old South Florida boy who was mauled to death by dogs now faces child neglect charges.

Miami-Dade police said Friday they've arrested Javon Dade Sr. more »»

Panhandle residential youth center closed

August 22, 2014

MILTON, Fla. (AP) — The Department of Juvenile Justice is closing a residential youth program in the Florida Panhandle because of safety and security concerns. more »»

UCF student injured in armed robbery

August 22, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — University of Central Florida police say a student suffered a head injury during an armed robbery at his off-campus apartment. more »»

Construction worker killed in St. Petersburg

August 22, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A construction worker is dead following an accident at a job site in St. Petersburg. more »»

Woman who shot grandson likely won't face charges

August 22, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the Tampa woman who shot her 7-year-old grandson after mistaking him for an intruder probably won't face charges. more »»

6 Fantasy 5 players win $33,432.88 jackpot

August 22, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Six "Fantasy 5" game players selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $33,432.88. more »»

Unknown gunman foils Miami car theft

August 22, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Police say a gunman got away after foiling a Miami duo's attempt to steal a car.

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

Police: thieves stole $50K in 4-H farm equipment

August 22, 2014

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Police are looking for thieves who took nearly $50,000 in farm equipment that was to be used to teach children about agriculture at Marion County's 4-H farm. more »»

Man guilty of killing Lakeland police officer

August 22, 2014

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man has been convicted of killing a Lakeland police officer. more »»

US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

August 21, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — The U.S. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 22

August 21, 2014

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


Florida Gov. more »»

Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in Afghanistan

August 21, 2014

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense said Thursday that Army Sgt. 1st Class Matthew I. more »»

Acquitted mayor asks Supreme Court for job back

August 21, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The suspended mayor of Miami Lakes has turned to the Florida Supreme Court in an effort to win back his job at city hall after his acquittal on federal corruption charges. more »»

US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

August 21, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge has declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot. more »»



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