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Supreme Court won't stop gay marriages in Florida

December 19, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Same-sex weddings may soon begin in Florida after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block them.

The court said Friday it wouldn't block the marriage. more »»

Veteran Broward judge guilty of DUI

December 19, 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A veteran Broward County circuit judge has been convicted of DUI and reckless driving.

A Palm Beach County jury found 57-year-old Cynthia Imperato guilty on Friday. more »»

Florida Legislature defends new districts

December 19, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature is sharply defending a new Congressional map it drew up during an August special sessio. more »»

Obama's Cuba switch forces exile groups to adapt

December 19, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Hours before President Barack Obama announced an end to a half-century of U.S. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 20

December 19, 2014

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

STATE JOBLESS RATE DROPS IN NOVEMBER

Florida's unemployment rate is dropping again. more »»

Florida Gov. insists he has met jobs promise

December 19, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott proclaimed Friday that he achieved a key promise from his 2010 campaign, as the state has added more than 700,000 jobs since he took office. more »»

6th man pleads guilty in MLB steroid case

December 19, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The sixth man to plead guilty in the Major League Baseball performance-enhancing drugs scandal was described in court Friday as a recruiter of mostly foreign-born players for the... more »»

Man gets 45 years for killing wife's boyfriend

December 19, 2014

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A disabled Florida Panhandle man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for fatally shooting his estranged wife's boyfriend and wounding her. more »»

Shea signs with Orlando City Soccer

December 19, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Former U.S. National Men's Team star Bret Shea has signed with the Orlando City Soccer Clu. more »»

Man gets life for killing city commissioner father

December 19, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — A man convicted of fatally shooting his father — a South Miami commissioner — has been sentenced to life in priso. more »»

Report: FBI's anthrax investigation was flawed

December 19, 2014

The FBI used flawed scientific methods to investigate the 2001 anthrax attacks that killed five people and sickened 17 others, federal auditors said Friday in a report sure to fuel skepticism ove... more »»

Paul, Rubio clash over Obama's Cuba policy

December 19, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is taking online digs at potential GOP presidential rival Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida over President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy. more »»

Cuban cigar boom? A look at what new rules mean

December 19, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Americans travelers can soon legally bring back one of Cuba's most celebrated products, but some limitations remain. more »»

Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, stores and customers say

December 19, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. more »»

Former Philly businessman hit, killed in Florida

December 19, 2014

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former Philadelphia businessman and his companion died after they were hit by a car as they crossed a Florida street. more »»

Cuban cigar boom? Stores and customers say not yet

December 19, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing travelers to return with a few in their suitcases. more »»

Kid Rock to perform pre-race concert at Daytona 500

December 19, 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kid Rock will perform a pre-race concert at the Daytona 500 in Februar. more »»

Florida's jobless rate drops in November

December 19, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's unemployment rate is dropping again.

New jobless numbers released Friday showed that the state's unemployment rate for November is 5.8 percent. more »»

Woman dies in Miami Beach fire

December 19, 2014

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a woman is dead following a fire at her Miami Beach home.

The fire broke out Thursday evening. more »»

Man sought in Buffalo slaying caught in Florida

December 19, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a man sought in connection with a fatal shooting in Buffalo last month has been apprehended in Florida. more »»

 
 
 

 

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