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Officer: Sharper's DNA found on 1 Arizona victim

April 16, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper's DNA was found in an examination of one of two women who accuse him of drugging and sexually assaulting them at a Tempe apartment, a... more »»

Family of Navy Yard shooting victim files suit

April 16, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida family of a woman slain during the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Hillsborough County Court. more »»

EastGroup expands as profits grow

April 16, 2014

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Industrial landlord EastGroup Properties continues to increase the number of warehouses its building, as profits keep expanding.

The Jackson, Miss. more »»

Internet retailer Amazon to start collecting taxes

April 16, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Internet retailer Amazon.com is going to start collecting sales taxes on purchases made by Floridians. more »»

Wildlife officials defend bear killings

April 16, 2014

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — Florida wildlife officials are defending the killing of a half dozen bears following a bear attack on a Lake Mary woman. more »»

FL-GOP-House-19-Cnty

April 16, 2014

Here are TEST returns from Florida by county in the Republican primary for U.S. House District 19. more »»

FL-Uncontested

April 16, 2014

Here is a TEST list of uncontested races in Florida. more »»

Freeze leaves Florida Panhandle with dead trees

April 16, 2014

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Some Florida Panhandle property owners lost thousands of dollars in palms, citrus trees and other non-native plants because of the incredibly harsh winter in that area. more »»

Former Rothstein CFO charged in $1.2B Ponzi scheme

April 16, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The former chief financial officer of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's law firm has been charged with conspiracy in the $1.2 billion fraud. more »»

Jury awards $5.2M to bullied, assaulted Fla. boy

April 16, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida jury has awarded more than $5.2 million to a boy who sued a charter school claiming he was bullied and sexually assaulted by an older student. more »»

Commissioner urges changes for spring break

April 16, 2014

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Some members of the Bay County Commission are voicing support for plans to bring changes to spring break. more »»

Mega Money jackpot rolls overs to $550,000

April 16, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No tickets matched all four numbers plus the Mega Ball, meaning the jackpot rolls over to $550,000, Florida Lottery officials said Wednesday.

Five tickets won $1,152. more »»

2 Fantasy 5 players win $108,682.90 jackpots

April 16, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two "Fantasy 5" game players selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $108,682.90 each, the Florida Lottery said Wednesday. more »»

Baby born in motel bathtub in critical condition

April 16, 2014

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — An infant is in critical condition days after his mother says she gave birth in an Ocala motel bathtub while on a crack cocaine binge. more »»

Fla. woman accused of stealing from employer

April 16, 2014

LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) — A long-time employee of a manufactured homes company faces grand theft charges following a four-month investigation by Lake Wales police. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 16

April 16, 2014

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

Fla. surfer dies after apparent medical episode

April 16, 2014

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a 56-year-old surfer may have suffered a medical episode before his friends brought him to shore in New Smyrna Beach. more »»

Authorities search for man who posed as lawyer

April 16, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities are searching for a 44-year-old convicted child abuser now accused of posing as an attorney to con a convict's family out of $70,000.

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

Ag officials push Florida grapefruit overseas

April 16, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida grapefruit will be featured on Outback Steakhouse menus in South Korea, underscoring the fruit's popularity in that country. more »»

Idaho aquarium fined in Fla. wildlife case

April 16, 2014

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida federal judge has imposed fines and three years of probation on Idaho Aquarium in an illegal wildlife trafficking case. more »»

 
 

 

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