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Florida boy loses 3 fingers in fireworks accident

October 18, 2014

LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old boy lost three fingers while playing with illegal fireworks.

The Lauderhill boy's family tells WTVJ-TV (http://bit. more »»

Panhandle resort plans clothing-optional 5K race

October 18, 2014

JAY, Fla. (AP) — A nudist resort in the Florida Panhandle is organizing some streaking for a good cause.

The Northwest Florida Daily News (http://bit. more »»

CDC sets Ebola training call for Florida hospitals

October 18, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold a conference call on Ebola preparedness and training with Florida hospitals.

Gov. more »»

South Florida district calls end to wet season

October 18, 2014

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — South Florida's water managers say the region's wet season has ended with slightly above-average rainfal. more »»

Windsurfing races moved from Israel to Florida

October 18, 2014

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — An international windsurfing competition that had to be moved from Israel because of a war is underway along Florida's Gulf Coast. more »»

Officials defend trapping cats in Keys refuges

October 18, 2014

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Officials say trapping cats in two federal wildlife refuges in the Florida Keys is helping native species. more »»

10-day Fantasy Fest underway in Key West

October 18, 2014

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The flamboyant Fantasy Fest has begun in Key West, kicking off a 10-day schedule of more than 40 costume contests, masquerades and processions. more »»

Ohio man falls to his death from Florida condo

October 18, 2014

ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say alcohol may be a factor in the death of an Ohio man who fell while trying to climb to the roof of a beachfront condominium. more »»

In debate over medical marijuana, some see dollars

October 18, 2014

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Entrepreneurs pushing for passage of medical marijuana in Florida say it could spur billions of dollars of economic growth. more »»

No Lucky Money winner; jackpot now $550,000

October 18, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The "Lucky Money" jackpot rolled over to $550,000 after no winner claimed the jackpot. more »»

5 Fantasy 5 players win $44,142.57 jackpots

October 18, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Five "Fantasy 5" game players have selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot of $44,142.57 each. more »»

Hospice's 'Grief Cave' offers an outlet to mourn

October 18, 2014

AUBURNDALE, Fla. (AP) — It looks so cool when you peer into the colorful "Grief Cave" at Good Shepherd Hospice. But read the writing on the walls, and cool quickly fades to heartbreakin. more »»

Deputy cited for fatal crash

October 18, 2014

CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Lee County deputy was at fault in a crash that killed a southwest Florida teenager. more »»

Before shootings, dad wanted new life with 3 kids

October 18, 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. more »»

Beekeeping on the rise in urban areas

October 18, 2014

LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Rebecca Conroy, dressed in long sleeves and a veiled hat, worked inside her apiary at the Ochs 4-H Educational Center. more »»

Dad accused of killing kids, self wanted new life

October 17, 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 18

October 17, 2014

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

US commission hears experts on 'stand your ground'

October 17, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — "Stand your ground" statutes benefit whites more than blacks, are unnecessary and cause minority men to live in fear, several experts said Friday to the U.S. more »»

Scott requests English learner flexibility hearing

October 17, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott is petitioning U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan for a hearing on Florida's denied request for flexibility on testing students still learning English. more »»

 
 
 

 

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