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Five-foot-long non-native lizard captured in Florida after a year on the run

A five-foot-long lizard was captured and removed from the wild after a year on the loose, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said on Friday....

Five-foot-long non-native lizard captured in Florida after a year on the run

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Watch: Asian water monitor lizard hisses at Florida man on his porch A Florida man who thought he heard his girlfriend arrive home looked outside and discovered a more shocking sight on his front porch: a massive Asian water monitor lizard....
22:51, 2019-06-06

12-foot alligator captured on Florida highway The third largest alligator a Leon County gator trapper ever captured has been euthanized a few days after it recently got hurt crossing a Florida highway....
10:51, 2019-06-21

12-foot gator hit by truck captured on Florida interstate TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A trapper in Florida has seen his fair share of alligators, but the one he captured on Interstate 10 was one of the biggest. News outlets report that the gator was about 12 feet long (3.66 meters), weighed about 463 pounds (210 kilograms), and was causing a real hazard for d...
14:34, 2019-06-21

Mysterious lizard found inside 125-million-year-old dinosaur Researchers have found the fossilized remains of a new species of lizard inside the stomach of a small flying dinosaur known as a microraptor. Known as Indrasaurus wangi (after an ancient Hindu legend), the lizard was found almost entirely complete, SWNS reports. The lizard was swallowed whole, head...
04:00, 2019-07-13

Mother panther, kittens captured on video in south Florida: 'It brings us hope' The Florida Wildlife Federation used a trail camera to capture videos of a mother panther and her kittens along Keri Road.        ...
00:34, 2019-06-21

A fossil captured an entire school of 50-million-year-old fish (Mizumoto et al., Proc Royal Soc B, 2019) A slab of limestone from the Green River Formation caught a whole school of fish. Researchers don't know how the fish got flattened so suddenly, but one hypothesis is that a sand dune collapsed on top of them. Researchers are using this opportunity to take...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Home invasion suspect who was thwarted by 11-year-old captured after walking out of hospital A North Carolina man who walked out of a hospital on Friday night -- after an 11-year-old struck him in the head with a machete in a foiled home invasion -- was captured after more than a day on the run, investigators announced Sunday....
02:34, 2019-06-17

Dallas Baptist ends Florida’s 4-year CWS run with 9-8 win LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jimmy Glowenke homered to cap a nine-run fourth inning and Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 9-8 in an NCAA regional elimination game Sunday, ending the Gators’ run of four straight trips to the College World Series. Florida had cut a seven-run deficit to one when Bu...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Florida man describes ‘shocking’ alligator attack on 5-year-old granddaughter A young Florida girl has her grandfather to thank for saving her life after she was attacked by a nearly 7-foot alligator while swimming in a lake in Leon County. Over the weekend, Ryanne Gwaltney was swimming with her grandfather, Clifford Gregg, in Lost Lake. At one point, just after the two got o...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Florida executives get less than year in prison for selling subpar body armor for troops Two executives at a Florida-based security products firm were sentenced to less than a year in prison last week after being convicted of selling sub-par body armor to the U.S. government, which was used by American troops. ...
05:51, 2019-06-22

Large Lizard On The Loose! A large lizard is on the loose in North Port, Florida. Last Thursday evening, Erik Merlo thought he heard his girlfriend outside, but when he didn’t see her car, he went for a closer look.  Instead of his girlfriend, he found the massive lizard at the door. It was a four foot long Asian Water ...
05:00, 2019-06-11

Cori "Coco" Gauff, a 15-year-old Florida native, is the youngest player to qualify for Wimbledon American tennis prodigy Cori "Coco" Gauff just became the youngest player in the Open Era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon's main draw....
04:17, 2019-06-28

Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges MIAMI (AP) — Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges. The post Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:51, 2019-06-04

New lizard species found in guts of microraptor Paleontologists in China have recovered the complete remains of an ancient lizard from the stomach of a volant dromaeosaurid species, Microraptor zhaoianus, a small, bird-like dinosaur....
03:51, 2019-07-12

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
16:01, 2019-06-07

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
00:17, 2019-06-15

Florida parents arrested on child neglect charges after good samaritans find 2-year-old on side of busy highway (WESH/NBC News) A Florida mother and father were arrested on charges of child neglect Monday after a toddler was found walking in the middle of traffic on busy US 1 in Oak Hill. Investigators said the little boy could have been killed. The speed limit there is 55 miles per hour. The child lives in a...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
17:00, 2019-06-09

Upper West Side family offering $1,000 reward for stolen lizard An Upper West Side family is offering a $1,000 reward for the safe return of their Bearded dragon lizard, which was swiped from a pet store over Memorial Day weekend. The Shapiros were boarding their two pet lizards at Petqua on 98th Street and Broadway over the holiday when a pair of hoodlums ran ...
04:00, 2019-05-30

'Elusive and cryptic' lizard may be first Australian mainland reptile declared extinct Hunt is on in Melbourne for grassland earless dragon – not seen since 1969 – after one species was reclassified as fourA newly reclassified species of lizard that is native to areas now paved by Melbourne’s suburbs could become the first reptile on mainland Australia to be declared extinct.A taxonom...
07:00, 2019-05-24

Stolen Upper West Side lizard found safe: cops An Upper West Side bearded dragon lizard swiped from a pet shop last month has been found, the NYPD announced Thursday. Beloved pet Sandy was being boarded at Petqua on 98th Street and Broadway while her family, the Shapiros, were away over Memorial Day weekend when she was stolen by a pair of hooli...
08:51, 2019-06-28

TV Fans Rejoice! The Cast Of Friends Reunited To Form A Giant Mech Suit To Battle A Colossal Lizard Attacking L.A. It was 15 years ago that Friends left the air after 10 incredible seasons, and loyal viewers have been missing the Central Perk pals ever since. But today, those fans got an amazing treat when the Friends cast reunited to assemble into a giant mech suit to battle the colossal lizard attacking L.A.!...
02:34, 2019-06-28

What Happened After P.G. Wodehouse Was Captured During World War II The beloved British humorist — the creator of Wooster and Jeeves — was arrested by the Germans in 1940 and spent the remainder of the war in custody. Here’s how his story unspooled in The Times....
17:17, 2019-06-04

See you later alligator as Chicago's Chance the Snapper is captured 5ft 3in animal had been spotted last week in Chicago lagoonReptile caught by Florida expert will be sent to sanctuary or zooThe alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end he was no match for an expert the city shipped in fro...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Watch the first solar eclipse ever captured on film! The first film of a total solar eclipse has been re-discovered, astronomers announced. The eclipse occurred on May 28, 1900, in North Carolina.        ...
22:17, 2019-05-30

San Francisco’s Fading Black Presence, Captured on Film The creators of “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” don’t begrudge the tech migrants who have moved to their hometown. Still, they lament the loss of a rich history....
22:34, 2019-06-04

‘Chance the Snapper,’ the Alligator That Mesmerized Chicago, Is Captured Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled Chicago....
23:17, 2019-07-16

Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and battery. The Gwinnett County district attorney’s office said Wednesday that Michael Bongiovanni pleaded no contest Tuesday. C...
17:17, 2019-06-12

How a Dallas Photographer Captured an Image of a Gunman Mid-Attack “Was I in the right place at the wrong time, or was I in the wrong place at the right time?” the photojournalist, Tom Fox of The Dallas Morning News, said after a man opened fire at a federal courthouse....
02:17, 2019-06-19

Drake was so fired up after the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA title The rapper was very happy once the final buzzer sounded and the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors for their first NBA championship.       ...
11:34, 2019-06-14

Ex-Baltimore cop found guilty for beating man captured in viral video A former Baltimore police officer, seen in a viral video beating a man last August, was found guilty on Monday of second-degree assault and official misconduct....
06:34, 2019-06-11

SEE IT: Boat rage incident captured on Michigan lake, reports say A Michigan man was arrested Saturday after a video captured a speed boat circling a larger boat on a lake before ramming into the back at a high speed, police said....
15:00, 2019-07-03

Norway thinks it captured a Beluga whale that was spying for Russia Russia may be resorting to more unconventional methods of espionage these days, dragooning Mother Nature into helping the country extend its spying capabilities. That’s what Norway officials think, at any rate, after the capture of a Beluga whale that was wearing a strange Russian harness &mda...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Greenland's Melting Sea Ice Captured In Viral Image Of Sled Dogs In Water A striking photograph of the early ice melt taken last week by a DMI scientist in northwestern Greenland has gone viral. It shows sled dogs pushing through a fjord, the sea ice submerged under several......
20:34, 2019-06-20

A starving polar bear that was seen scavenging for food in an industrial city has been captured A polar bear, initially believed to have wandered hundreds of miles from the Arctic, instead may have been raised in captivity by pelt traders, experts say....
18:17, 2019-06-20

Putin: Fate of captured Ukrainian sailors must be tied to jailed Russians President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the fate of 24 Ukrainian sailors held in Russia since last year must be linked to the release of Russian citizens held in Ukraine whom Moscow wants to see freed....
14:17, 2019-06-20

Astronomers captured an image of a double asteroid as it sped past Earth Astronomers eager to observe bizarre visitors to our neck of the Solar System were in for a real treat late last month as the rare double asteroid 1999 KW4 made a “close” pass of Earth at a distance of some 3.2 million miles. It was far enough away that the space rock didn’t have a...
03:17, 2019-06-05

Shocking CCTV captured far-right extremist engulfed in fireball as he tried to set synagogue on fire Shocking footage captured the moment a far-right extremist was engulfed in a ball of flames when he set fire to a historic synagogue on a day commemorating the Holocaust....
20:17, 2019-07-05

A Tiny Drone Carrying a Deconstructed GoPro Captured This Incredible Dinosaur Museum Fly-Through It’s one thing to pilot a drone along a picturesque coastline, capturing breathtaking footage you could never get on the ground. But it takes an entirely different level of skill to pilot a drone through intricate dinosaur skeletons inside a museum. So how do you squeeze a flying camera through suc...
18:17, 2019-06-04

Captured ISIS fighter says he helped imprison James Foley and Alan Henning Alexanda Kotey, a former ISIS fighter accused of forming one of the group's most notorious terror cells, admitted he was responsible for overseeing the imprisonment of western hostages James Foley, Alan Henning and John Cantlie....
02:34, 2019-05-29

Border agents confiscated lawmakers’ phones. Joaquin Castro captured photo and video anyway. Members of congress were not supposed to take images inside the border detention center in El Paso. The congressman said Americans needed to see what is inside....
09:34, 2019-07-03

Suspected credit card thief caught after being captured on security footage wearing tag with real name A man suspected of using an elderly person's credit cards was arrested last week, months after he was spotted on surveillance camera footage wearing his name tag. ...
02:17, 2019-07-12

Women’s World Cup captured public’s imagination despite Fifa’s worst efforts | Marina Hyde Patronising scheduling set it up to fail but players used their platform to highlight how the governing body lets them downGianni Infantino is one of those intensely political people who believe that as far as everyone else is concerned, there is no place for politics in football. It was just last y...
14:17, 2019-07-10

Murder victim’s sons jump their mother’s killer at hearing, attack captured on video A sentencing hearing for a man found guilty of fatally shooting an Ohio mother two years ago ended abruptly after the woman’s sons attacked the convicted killer. The shocking courtroom assault happened Thursday in a Mahoning County courtroom and was captured on camera. Video shows a man wearin...
07:51, 2019-07-13

A stunning, elusive giant squid was captured on video in US waters for first time. We talked to the scientists who did it Earlier this month, an exploration filmed a giant squid for the first time in U.S. waters. Here's what the moment of discovery was like.        ...
15:00, 2019-07-01

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which was the previous high for annual trading volume. ...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Breathtaking moment captured as a 'fire rainbow' seen in the skies of Malaysia This is the breathtaking moment a "fire rainbow", or more commonly known as a circumhorizontal arc, showed up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 28.       ...
05:00, 2019-06-18

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year and marked the fourth consecutive year of record a...
03:17, 2019-05-23

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts traded, compared to 468,317 contracts traded through J...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Instant View: China second quarter GDP rises 6.2% year-on-year, slowest in at least 27 years China's second-quarter economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in at least 27 years, in line with expectations, as demand at home and abroad cooled in the face of a bruising trade war with the United States....
07:17, 2019-07-15

47-Year-Old Man Is Charged With Giving Drugs To 13-Year-Old, Groping Her And Leaving Her At Hospital (CNN) – A 47-year-old man who brought a 13-year-old to a Massachusetts hospital shortly before she died has been charged with giving the girl drugs, prosecutors said. Carlos Rivera faces two counts of distribution of a Class B drug to a minor, two counts of indecent assault on a child younger ...
01:17, 2019-05-27

Migrant 10-year-old's death in US custody marks sixth case in a year A girl from El Salvador died in 2018 while under US care in a previously unreported caseUS authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case.The death marks the sixth known case in the last year of a child dy...
07:00, 2019-05-23

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR IN CBOE HISTORY AND FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD VOLUME; CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CBOE history, as a total of 944,471,924 contracts traded, and the fourth consecutive year that CBOE experienced record trading volume. The 944.5 million contracts traded surpassed t...
09:34, 2019-05-23

China June industrial output up 6.3% year-on-year, beats forecasts, retail sales up 9.8% China's industrial output grew 6.3% in June from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, picking up from May's 17-year low and handily beating market expectations....
07:17, 2019-07-15

CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC Experiences Ninth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, July 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that June 2010 trading volume totaled 261,441 contracts, compared to 66,254 contracts during June 2009. June marked the ninth consecutive month in which total volume registered an increase when comparing year-over-year trad...
22:51, 2019-05-22

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
23:51, 2019-06-18

Update: Missing 92-year-old and his 61-year-old son found safe UPDATE: Authorities said Ismael and David Ruiz were found safe. The father and son were found 34 miles away from home in Green Valley. The pair were stopped while trying to enter a mine, according to a TPD spokesperson. They have been transported back to their home. ***Found Person Alert***Ismael a...
11:51, 2019-05-26

Medigap changes coming next year for future 65-year-olds If you turn 65 after 2019, you no longer can purchase a policy that covers the deductible for Part B. If you reach that age before Jan. 1, however, you'll still have that option available....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Who is the 15-year-old who beat 39-year-old Venus Williams at Wimbledon? In her Grand Slam debut, Cori Gauff, 15, upset Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon on Monday. Gauff is the tournament's youngest player.       ...
21:51, 2019-07-01

102-year-old woman confesses to murdering her 92-year-old neighbor In a tragic and absolutely bizarre murder case out of France, a woman is now the prime suspect in the murder of her residential care home neighbor. Murders are unfortunately not all that rare around the world, but what makes this case so strange is that the suspect is 102 years old. As CNN reports, ...
23:17, 2019-05-24

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME SEVEN PERCENT AHEAD OF 2007; Exchange On Pace For Fourth Consecutive Year Of Record Volume Growth CHICAGO, December 1, 2008- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year to date, 2008 trading volume is seven percent ahead of the same period a year ago.Through the end of November, total trading volume at CFE stands at 1,119,553 contracts, compared to 1,043,652 contracts through ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

CFE'S AUGUST AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME UP OVER PREVIOUS MONTH; Year-To-Date Volume 20% Ahead Of Year-Ago CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August average daily volume of 4,343 contracts rose three percent over the 4,208 contracts per day during July 2008. Total trading volume at CFE during August was 91,218 contracts, a decline of one percent from th...
03:17, 2019-05-23

CBOE Awarded U.S. Options Exchange of the Year By Futures and Options World For Fourth Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 9, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the fourth consecutive year at a December 8 awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine’s Derivatives World London Conference....
02:51, 2019-05-22

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME 70% AHEAD OF FIRST HALF OF 2007; June Volume Rose 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year-to-date trading volume is 70% ahead of the same time period from a year-ago.Through the end of June, total trading volume at CFE stands at 608,674 contracts traded, compared to the 356,997 contracts traded through...
09:34, 2019-05-23

CBOE Awarded U.S Options Exchange of the Year from Futures and Options World for Third Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 11, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the third consecutive year at an awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine’s Derivatives World London Conference....
05:01, 2019-05-22

CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME ROSE 54% IN MAY; Year-To-Date Trading Volume Is 85% Ahead Of Last Year CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), today announced that average daily volume during the month of May was 5,679 contracts, a rise of 54% over the 3,682 contracts per day during May 2007.Total trading volume at CFE during May was 119,271 contracts, an increase of 47% over th...
09:34, 2019-05-23

APRIL IS BUSIEST MONTH EVER AT CFE; Trading Rises 536% Over 2009, Seventh Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases, VIX Futures Sets New Daily and Monthly Records CHICAGO, May 3, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that April 2010 was the busiest trading month ever at the Exchange as a total of 296,541 contracts changed hands. For the month, April trading volume was up 536 percent when compared to 46,624 contracts in April 2009 and 3...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Is it okay to laugh at Florida man? He’s an American folk hero and one of the Internet’s most durable memes. But maybe laughing at Florida — and its outrageous headlines — is more complicated than we've thought....
04:17, 2019-07-16

Overweight Florida cat gets sent to fat camp This fat cat went to fat camp and now she’s a star, but it doesn’t look like she had a good time doing it. Laila is a cat from Gainesville, Fla., that is apparently obsessed with food. A rescue, she was reportedly found close to starvation. Since then, she’s developed a healthy appetite. At her......
20:34, 2019-06-27

Florida police: Have you lost an ear? We have it. HOLMES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police department is trying to locate the owner of a prosthetic ear that was found on a beach after a competition. The Holmes Beach Police Department posted a photo of the rubber ear found in the sand after the “World’s Strongest Man” contest on ...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Bobrovsky says he came to Florida to win the Stanley Cup 'It's all about the Cup': Bobrovsky arrives in Florida, says he's ready to lead Panthers to new heights       ...
14:17, 2019-07-03

Dry Tortugas: An overlooked gem in the Florida Keys Dry Tortugas, about 70 nautical miles west of Key West in Florida, is one of the least-visited national parks. But that’s exactly its appeal.        ...
16:00, 2019-05-29

The Florida Panthers Found Their Goalie The reinvention of the Florida Panthers continued today with a massive new contract for free agent goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, worth a reported $70 million over the next seven years. By signing the two-time Vezina winner and former Blue Jacket, the Panthers hope that they’ve captured a key ingredie...
02:34, 2019-07-02

Possible gas explosion in Florida leaves at least 20 injured Several people were injured after a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in the South Florida shopping plaza Saturday, according to police.        ...
00:00, 2019-07-07

Florida Girls Is the Most Fun You’ll Have in Front of the TV This Summer Nestled in the coastal hollow between Tampa and St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Fla., is known as a family vacation destination. There are pristine beaches, dolphin-watching cruises, a world-class aquarium. But you won’t find a trace of tourism porn in the new sitcom Florida Girls, whose creator-s...
22:51, 2019-07-09

Florida State’s Van Eyk stymies Wolfpack, 11-0 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk allowed just one hit over six innings and Florida State had 16 hits Friday night in an 11-0 victory against North Carolina State in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Van Eyk (9-3) struck out 11 before J.C. Flowers worked the final inning. Flowers and Drew Mendo...
05:34, 2019-05-25

Seminoles hit 6 homers to beat Florida Atlantic 13-7 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tim Becker and Drew Mendoza each hit two home runs and drove in four runs to lead Florida State to a 13-7 win over Florida Atlantic in the opening game of the NCAA Athens regional on Friday. Florida State (37-21) hit six homers and had a season-high 20 hits to open coach Mike Mart...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Explosion at Florida shopping plaza injures 20 Twenty people were injured after a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in a South Florida shopping plaza on Saturday, according to police. (July 6)        ...
00:00, 2019-07-07

Florida city agrees to pay $600,000 ransom after hack The Riviera Beach, Fla., city council agreed Monday to pay around $600,000 in ransom to regain access to data stolen in a ransomware attack on the community’s security systems....
01:17, 2019-06-21

Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say lightning struck a motorcyclist on a Florida interstate, causing a crash and his death. The Florida Highway Patrol tells news outlets the lightning strike hit the driver Sunday afternoon as he rode southbound on Interstate 95, cracking the 45-year-old&#...
12:51, 2019-06-10

'Modern day hamburglar' arrested South Florida A burglar captured on surveillance cooking a late-night meal at a Wendy's restaurant and then stealing a safe in South Florida has been identified and arrested....
18:00, 2019-06-30

Florida residents urged to kill iguanas ‘whenever possible’ Non-native species has begun to flourish in state’s warm climate and is causing damageNon-native iguanas are multiplying so rapidly in south Florida that a state wildlife agency is now encouraging people to kill them.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said people should exterminat...
16:17, 2019-07-04

Dad drowns after saving daughter from rip tide in Florida Thomas Zakrewski, helped rescue his 8-year-old daughter but then was swept away in the outgoing riptide, authorities in Florida say.        ...
02:00, 2019-07-11

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that the blaze started Wednesday afternoon in the Ocala National Forest. Water drops were being conducted ...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Greece sees its future as the Florida of Europe Tourist chiefs ask for investment to build on success in doubling visitor numbersTourists in hats, cameras slung around their necks, crane them for a view. In the heart of old Athens, it is a reminder that the holiday season has begun. Last week as parties from cruise ships were guided through the n...
01:51, 2019-07-01

A fireball lit up the sky over Florida, and this time it wasn’t a meteor A massive fireball appeared in the skies above South Florida last night, giving residents plenty of reason to gaze skyward and capture footage with their smartphones. Initially thought to be a meteor by many observers, scientists quickly shot down that notion and suggested an alternative explanation...
04:17, 2019-07-04

Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan......
14:51, 2019-06-17

Florida residents told to 'kill iguanas wherever possible' People in Florida are being encouraged to "kill iguanas on their own property wherever possible" - because they are becoming a "nuisance" for homeowners....
14:00, 2019-07-03

Florida boy, 9, killed while riding bike to school SARASOTA, Fla. — Authorities say a 9-year-old Florida boy was struck and killed by a truck while riding his bike to school. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports that Roman Miller died at a hospital shortly after Monday morning’s crash. The Florida Highway Patrol says the third grader and his ol...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to......
18:17, 2019-06-20

There’s something very odd about this story of a fire at a SpaceX facility in Florida A fire at a SpaceX prototyping facility on Monday did as much as $100,000 in damage, according to reports from local news sources and agencies quoting fire department estimates. The fire, which occurred at SpaceX location in Cocoa, Florida, is interesting in its own right, but the initial report act...
03:51, 2019-07-10

Sorry, Florida and Nevada. This state ranks as the best for retirement Nebraska ranks as best state to retire, followed by Iowa, Missouri, South Dakota and Florida, Bankrate.com survey shows. Maryland scores worst       ...
11:51, 2019-07-10

Florida man gets 40 years for fatally shooting wife WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his wife, whose death was filmed by a security camera at the couple’s home. The Palm Beach Post reports 34-year-old Dwight Luton was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the...
09:51, 2019-05-30

Florida man, 75, fights alligator to rescue dog, reports say A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said....
03:34, 2019-07-16

Florida man sentenced to 15 years for dismembering father A Boca Raton man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday for dismembering his father's dead body, but was found not guilty of murder for the crime....
13:51, 2019-06-23

Mysterious orange fireball streaks across the Florida sky Conspiracy theorists took to social media in a flurry of excitement Wednesday after a mysterious flying object resembling an orange fireball streaked across the Florida sky....
21:17, 2019-07-04

Florida’s Barnhill gets show of respect from Alabama OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida coach Tim Walton felt Kelly Barnhill deserved better than to have her decorated career end in embarrassment. Barnhill had been one of the nation’s elite pitchers the past three years, but the senior wasn’t her best on Saturday. Walton took her out after she g...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Manslaughter charge dropped against officer in Florida ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in Florida have decided to drop a manslaughter charge against a police officer a week after a grand jury indicted him. The state attorney’s office in Orlando said in a statement Friday that prosecutors had decided not to pursue charges against Officer Anthony W...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Van Eyk strikes out 9, Florida State beats Georgia 12-3 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk struck out nine in eight innings, Mike Salvatore had three hits including a homer, and Florida State beat Georgia 12-3 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on Saturday night. The No. 1 seed Bulldogs will face No. 2 seed Florida Atlantic in an elimination gam...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Florida man bitten after python slithers out of toilet A Coral Springs police spokesman said the man was treated at the scene after the snake bit him when he lifted the toilet seat on Sunday morning.        ...
19:17, 2019-05-29

Florida teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on student’s homework This image shows a homework assignment that a teacher wrote an inappropriate comment on. WJHG/WECP/Melinda Smith) BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A Rutherford High School teacher may have to face consequences after writing a slang term for a cuss word on top of a student’s homework assign...
06:51, 2019-05-30

Retired Florida cop uses badge to scare off carjackers with AK-47s Two men carrying AK-47s thought they were going to steal a red Corvette in the parking lot of a Florida paint store on Tuesday – until the retired police officer driving it flashed his badge and they ran away. When the sports car pulled into Ben’s Paint Supply in Lakeland, the masked men ran u...
02:00, 2019-07-12

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility of introducing legislation to kill gay people....
07:51, 2019-06-01

Dad drowns after saving daughter from riptide in Florida Thomas Zakrewski helped rescue his 8-year-old daughter but then was swept away in the outgoing riptide, authorities in Florida say.        ...
06:34, 2019-07-11

CFE'S SEPTEMBER AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME RISES 60% OVER YEAR AGO; Month Was Most Active In 2008, Third Busiest Month Ever at CFE, Year-To-Date Volume 26% Ahead of 2007 CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 7,115 contracts traded each day during September 2008, a rise of 60 percent over the 4,457 contracts per day during September 2007 and 64 percent above the 4,343 contracts per day during August 2008. T...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Mendoza lifts Florida St. past LSU 5-4 in 12th for CWS berth Drew Mendoza's two-out, run-scoring hit in the bottom of the 12th inning lifted Florida State to a 5-4 victory over LSU that sent the Seminoles to the College World Series on Sunday night       ...
07:34, 2019-06-10

OnStar alerts Florida cops to baby trapped in hot car JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A vehicle assistance company helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl after her mom passed out inside a hot car. OnStar vehicle alerted the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office that there was a child making noises inside a vehicle that wasn’t running. Deputies were able to ...
06:51, 2019-06-06

Twenty hurt in gas explosion at Florida shopping plaza Vacant pizza restaurant in Plantation explodesWitness: ‘It was almost like the world was ending. It was crazy’Twenty people were injured when a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in a south Florida shopping plaza on Saturday, according to police.The blast sent debris flying along a busy road in Planta...
21:17, 2019-07-06

Florida woman arrested for ‘stomping’ on sea turtle’s nest A Michigan woman was busted by police over the weekend for “stomping all over” a sea turtle’s nest in Miami Beach, authorities said. Yaqun Lu, 41, was spotted by cops with a wooden stake in her hand “jabbing at the sea turtle nest and stomping all over the nest with her bare feet” on Saturday......
17:34, 2019-06-18

Florida ethics panel OKs $5K deal with ex-candidate Gillum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Ethics Commission has accepted a settlement fining former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum $5,000 for a trip he took to New York. News outlets report the panel also voted 5-2 Friday to drop four other charges against Gillum, including his acceptan...
20:17, 2019-06-07

Florida officer guilty of negligence for shooting caretaker MIAMI (AP) — A Florida police officer has been found guilty of culpable negligence for shooting at a severely autistic man and wounding the man’s caretaker. News outlets report North Miami police Officer Jonathan Aledda was found not guilty Monday of attempted manslaughter. Arnaldo Rios Soto f...
09:51, 2019-06-18

Florida man gets flesh-eating bacteria after lake trip A Florida man says he was infected with a flesh-eating bacteria from a day at the lake — even though he never stepped into the water. Tyler King, who is from Santa Rosa Beach, wrote on Facebook that he developed a massive skin rash on his left arm Friday after paddling across a lake. But......
21:00, 2019-07-04

Boeing's space division HQ will move from Virginia to Florida Defense contractor and aerospace giant Boeing said Wednesday it will move its space and launch division headquarters to Titusville on Florida's Space Coast from Arlington, Va....
05:51, 2019-06-20

Homeowners in Florida Encouraged to Kill Invasive Iguanas ‘Whenever Possible’ With the spread of green iguanas spiraling out of control in Florida, the state’s wildlife agency is urging homeowners to take it upon themselves to exterminate the non-native lizard, and without the need for permits. Read more......
18:17, 2019-07-04

Ball python slithers out of toilet, bites Florida man on arm CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say a ball python slithered out of a toilet and bit a South Florida man on the arm. Coral Springs police spokesman Chris Swinson said the man was treated at the scene after the 4-foot (1.2-meter) snake bit him when he lifted the toilet seat on Sunday morn...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Florida man says he had sex with stolen pool toys instead of raping women A Florida burglary suspect told police that he’s stolen a number of inflatable pool toys so he could have sex with them instead of raping women, a report said. The suspect, 35-year-old Christopher William Monnin, allegedly broke into a number of homes in the city of Palm Bay in Brevard County that h...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Florida teacher charged with bringing gun, knives to school SEMINOLE, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida teacher was arrested after bringing a handgun and knives to the elementary school where she worked. The Tampa Bay Times reports 49-year-old Betty Jo Soto was arrested and fired Monday. Pinellas County Schools Police say she faces two misdemeanor charges of ...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Woman with autism competing for Miss Florida title TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman with autism is competing for the title of Miss Florida. WFLA reports Rachel Barcellona will be the first contestant with an autism diagnosis to compete in the pageant, scheduled to take place later this month in Lakeland. She tells the television station that docto...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Pack of dogs may have fatally mauled Florida man, authorities say Authorities said Friday that a pack of dogs may have attacked and killed a Florida man whose body was riddled with more than 100 bites. The Highlands County Sheriff’s Office said the body of Melvin Olds Jr., 45, was discovered Thursday near Lake Placid, Florida, and investigators, the medical ...
22:17, 2019-07-06

Dennis Rodman accused of slapping man at Florida bar: report NBA legend Dennis Rodman was reportedly accused of slapping a man at his own birthday party last week in Florida and police were investigating the incident....
22:51, 2019-05-23

Taggart’s task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Decades of Florida State football dominance is displayed on the walls just outside of Willie Taggart’s office. Trophies and plaques commemorate All-America players and championship teams. Lots of them. Off to the side, in a poorly lit corner, next to two chairs and a c...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Florida executes man convicted of killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who had been convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was executed on Thursday....
02:17, 2019-05-24

Judge won’t stop Florida Cabinet from meeting in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A judge in Florida denied an emergency motion from the First Amendment Foundation seeking to prevent Gov. Ron DeSantis from convening a Cabinet meeting during a trip to Jerusalem. The judge said he couldn’t stop the Wednesday morning meeting because attorneys for DeSan...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Florida cops arrest man who said he stole pool floats to use for sex A Florida man arrested in the theft of stolen pool floats told cops he sexually pleased himself with the inflatables instead of raping women, court papers show....
02:34, 2019-06-17

Jet takes off from Florida to attempt global flight records A jet took off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center Tuesday morning in an attempt to break world records for flying around the Earth over the North and South poles....
16:51, 2019-07-09

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
19:34, 2019-06-15

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for kids Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children....
02:34, 2019-06-17

Review: ‘Florida Girls’ Is Another Reason to Find the Pop Network Before it revives “One Day at a Time,” a boutique cable channel offers a raunchy comedy about female friendship and petty theft in alligator country....
19:17, 2019-07-09

Trump, at Rally in Florida, Kicks Off His 2020 Re-election Bid For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, the rally on Tuesday night presented an opportunity to, at least for one night, turn the clock back to 2015....
06:00, 2019-06-19

Florida woman accused of urinating in ice cream machine She’ll give you something to scream about. A Florida convenience store worker allegedly ruined an estimated $2,000 worth of ice cream at a rival business in the most disgusting way possible — by urinating, spitting and sticking her snot-covered fingers into its frozen treats, the Tampa Bay Tim...
00:34, 2019-07-10

How Florida’s summer of slime turned Republicans into eco-warriors After toxins in the water killed animals and left humans scared to swim, the state’s future governor made cleanup a campaign issueIt was a sweltering late summer day in southern Florida when Becky Harris took her dogs to run along the bank of the St Lucie River. Her white Pomeranian, Pandora, was of...
10:51, 2019-07-09

The Latest: No last words at Florida serial killer execution The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984....
02:01, 2019-05-24

The Latest: Florida sheriff fights accusations of negligence TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Senate hearing reviewing the suspension of a Florida sheriff who oversaw the Parkland shooting response (all times local): 7 p.m. The Florida sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting is fighting for his job in front of state lawmakers....
02:34, 2019-06-19

Florida authorities beg locals to slaughter invading iguanas Green iguanas are crawling rampant in Florida — so much so that authorities are urging locals to kill the reptiles “whenever possible.” The critters are not native to Florida and are considered an invasive species because of the damage they can inflict on seawalls, sidewalks and landscape plants, ac...
20:34, 2019-07-03

Florida's most famous cheerleader, Mr. Two Bits, dies at 97 George Edmondson Jr., better known as Mr. Two Bits while riling up crowds at Florida games for 60 years, died Tuesday at age 97, the school announced.       ...
16:17, 2019-07-05

Iguana Explosion: Lizards invade south Florida Experts say a mild winter is causing the iguana population in South Florida to explode. “We are in South Florida so let’s be real, we are not going to get rid of all the iguanas, all we can hope to do is control and prevent them from coming back,” says Iguana Busters owner Steve Kavashansky. Kavasha...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Serial killer Bobby Joe Long executed in Florida STARKE, Fla. — A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a 1984 spree that claimed the lives of 10 women was executed Thursday, his execution witnessed by the woman who survived one of his attacks and helped in his capture. Inmate Bobby Joe Long was pronounced dead at 6:55 Thursday after a lethal ...
10:17, 2019-05-24

Dashcam shows Florida cop dragged after shooting driver in leg Dash camera video shows a Florida cop being dragged at least 100 yards by a speeding SUV before being flung to the ground — a chaotic ordeal that left the driver shot in the leg and charged with attempted murder. Seminole County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Blais initially laughed and joked wi...
15:51, 2019-07-01

Snake Flies From Florida To Hawaii, Hiding In Passenger's Bag A small snake managed to get a free trip to Hawaii - by hiding in a passenger's bag. The juvenile snake was found in slithering out of the traveller's bag after he showed up at his rental in Maui on......
05:51, 2019-06-15

Florida man found dead with 100 dog bites after he took a shortcut home Authorities say a man in Florida was killed by a pack of dogs who bit him more than 100 times as he took a shortcut to gt home.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-07

Unwanted kiss lawsuit against Trump dismissed in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump kissed a former campaign staffer during a Florida rally in 2016 has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge William Jung in Tampa issued a ruling Friday that called 44-year-old Alva Johnson’s complaint a “political lawsuit....
05:51, 2019-06-15

Florida alligators caught eating second corpse in a week For the second time in about a week, alligators have been found feeding on a human corpse in Florida, local papers reported. The most recent victim was 16-year-old Jarvis Deliford, whose severely decomposed body was found surrounded by alligators in a St. Petersburg-area lake on the Fourth of July. ...
19:51, 2019-07-07

Watch: Shark swims up to people at Florida beach Swimmers at a Florida beach were in for a surprise when at least one shark entered the shallow area and came within a few feet of the unsuspecting humans....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Florida county cannot ban invocations by atheists: U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Monday declared a Florida county's ban on atheists and other non-religious groups from giving invocations before public meetings unconstitutional, even as it ordered the narrowing of an injunction against the practice....
23:51, 2019-07-08

Weather system over eastern Florida has 50% chance of becoming cyclone - NHC A low pressure system located over eastern Florida has a 50% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
00:00, 2019-07-10

Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz hit by flying drink cup PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida congressman who frequently appears on television supporting President Donald Trump was struck by a thrown drink as he left a town hall. U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz wasn’t injured Saturday when he was struck by a plastic cup lobbed by a protester in Pensacola, Florida....
18:51, 2019-06-02

Florida thief takes blowtorch to ATM, welds it shut instead Authorities say two Florida burglars thought they were clever when they used a blowtorch to break into an ATM machine, but they never hit the jackpot....
23:51, 2019-06-04

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers that exploit those seeking smaller waistlines or more noticeable assets. Now, the state is cracking down....
22:51, 2019-07-12

Florida law lets autonomous vehicles drive without humans TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Self-driving vehicles will be able to operate in Florida without a human on board under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. DeSantis signed the measure Thursday at a test track for autonomous vehicles. The governor says he wants companies testing the vehicles to m...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Dead sea turtle found with spear through head in Florida A dead sea turtle with a spear shaft through its head was recently found floating in the waters of a national park in Florida, authorities said Tuesday. Biscayne National Park Marine Patrol Officers said they are investigating the “poached” turtle and are asking for the public’s help in finding thos...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Florida man says he killed mom, dog because YouTube videos made him paranoid A deranged Florida man said he fatally shot both his mom and his dog this week — because YouTube videos he was watching made him paranoid that she was about to be attacked by a stranger, according to a new report. Colby Glen Larue, 22, told investigators he was watching the videos Tuesday evening wh...
21:51, 2019-06-21

McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida "Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy emerged as the last man standing in a wild final round to win the Players Championship by one shot from American Jim Furyk in Ponte Vedra, Florida on Sunday."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Florida woman arrested after turning in her husband’s guns A Florida woman was arrested after she brought her estranged husband’s guns to the cops in fear he would use them against her. Courtney Irby, 32, made the move after her husband, Joseph Irby, was taken to jail for trying to run over her with a car. The couple is in the midst of a......
06:01, 2019-06-23

Report: 174 dolphins died from red tide bloom off Florida ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal researchers say scores of dolphins have died along Florida’s southwest coast due to the red tide bloom in the past year. The report released this month by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says 174 dolphins were fatally stranded between last July ...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Florida man accidentally shoots, kills woman during sex act: cops A Florida man is facing manslaughter charges, accused of accidentally and fatally shooting a woman during a sex act on Sunday, authorities said. Andrew Shinault, 23, shot a woman in her 20s in the upper body with his registered handgun about 12:30 p.m., the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office...
08:01, 2019-06-01

Florida man used Taser to fend off bystanders following crash, police say A Florida man was arrested Monday after police say he caused a car crash and then used a Taser to threaten bystanders who'd gathered at the accident scene....
17:17, 2019-07-16

11-foot alligator breaks into kitchen of Florida home CLEARWATER, Fla. — Imagine waking up in the middle of the night. You go to the kitchen to get a nice midnight snack, only to almost become a snack yourself. While we aren’t talking about some Frank Kafka, snack-related adventure, this became a reality for one Florida homeowner Thursday night a...
03:51, 2019-06-01

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Members of Congress The man, who said in racist and expletive-laced phone messages that he wanted to kill Senator Cory Booker and Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Eric Swalwell, faces up to five years in prison....
04:34, 2019-06-12

11-foot gator crashes into Florida woman's kitchen No homeowner wants to be surprised by a break-in, but a 77-year-old Florida woman awakened early Friday morning to find an 11-foot alligator in her kitchen....
02:17, 2019-06-03

Two giraffes struck dead by lightning at Florida preserve Tragedy struck when 16-foot-tall Lily and her 12-foot-tall male friend, Jioni, were hit at Lion Country Safari near West Palm Beach on May 3, officials said in a Facebook post....
03:00, 2019-06-12

Florida Man: what lies behind the Sunshine State's crazy stereotype? Brawling Easter bunnies, alligator-filled pants, naked basketball … all reflect Florida’s antic spirit but perhaps also its darker sideIt is one of the nation’s favorite jokes – with an entire state as the punchline. And at its center stands Florida Man, the mythical yet mercurial figure whose bizar...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Angry alligator busts through kitchen window in Florida Honey, I’m home — for dinner! An 11-foot-long alligator busted through a kitchen window in Clearwater, Fla., early Friday, prompting terrified residents to call 911, according to police. Local cops posted photos on Twitter of the ungainly gator showing off its toothy grin amid a pair of toppled chai...
04:51, 2019-06-01

Man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Memphis man died Sunday after becoming infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. He had traveled to the Gulf Coast of Florida.        ...
05:51, 2019-07-15

USC welcomes back WR McCoy, lands Florida CB Steele Receiver Bru McCoy and cornerback Chris Steele have officially joined Southern California's football program       ...
04:00, 2019-06-12

Florida eliminates Army by rolling to 13-5 NCAA regional win LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jack Leftwich took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Kendrick Calilao hit one of four Florida homers while driving in five runs and the Gators cruised past Army 13-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Saturday. Josh White homered off Leftwich (6-5) with one out in the six...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Florida man allegedly killed wife after she said she wanted to leave him A Florida man was charged with murder for allegedly killing his wife — after she told him that, following 50 years of marriage, she wanted to take their money and leave him....
12:51, 2019-06-13

Florida LAN: Someone clicks link, again, giving Key Biscayne ransomware Enlarge / Key Biscayne, Florida, is the third Florida local government to get hit by ransomware within a month. (credit: Alicia Vera/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A third Florida local government has reported that it has been struck by ransomware. Key Biscayne joins Lake City as a victim of Ryuk, a ...
00:34, 2019-06-29

Officials: Florida man robs Wendy’s after grilling burger JENSEN BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials say they are looking for a ‘hamburglar’ who broke into two restaurants, fixed himself some food, and then stole money. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect forced his way into a Wendy’s in Jensen Beach, Florida, by smashing a window with a b...
21:17, 2019-06-29

Another Florida city gives in to hackers’ demands and pays $460,000 ransom Florida municipalities are proving to be a juicy and lucrative target these days for hackers who’ve been launching cyber attacks on computer systems, government phones and the like before demanding big ransom payments as a condition for leaving the targeted government alone. A trio of cities h...
04:34, 2019-06-29

Former officer charged for not responding to Florida school shooting A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested on Tuesday on felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from his lack of response in the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, the county sheriff said....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Florida man allegedly cut off the penis of his wife’s lover with scissors A Florida man allegedly used a pair of scissors to cut off his wife’s lover’s penis, according to a report. Alex Bonilla, 49, is accused of committing the heinous act on the man — who is his neighbor — while the victim’s two kids were home last Sunday outside of Gainesville, ...
11:17, 2019-07-17

Florida Seminole tribe goes to 'war' again with state over gambling income The ‘unconquered tribe’ is withholding $350m under a revenue sharing agreement, but tribe says the state has reneged on the dealIn more than a century and a half since the end of Florida’s Seminole wars, the Native American tribe has proudly boasted of its status as the only one never to sign a peac...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Florida governor signs felon voting bill TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill requiring Florida felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored. The Republican governor signed the bill into law Friday. During the spring legislative session, Democrats argued that forcing fe...
01:01, 2019-06-29

Burger King to Florida workers: Mopping tabletops is not OK JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Burger King is retraining workers in a Florida franchise after an employee was caught on video cleaning a table with a floor mop. Disgusted customer Katie Duran shared her video with News4Jax, complaining that she had just eaten on the same table. A Friday apology from the ...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Dry Tortugas National Park: An overlooked gem in the Florida Keys Dry Tortugas, about 70 nautical miles west of Key West in Florida, is one of the least-visited national parks. But that’s exactly its appeal.        ...
22:17, 2019-05-21

Florida Gators QB Feleipe Franks says baseball is a 'backup job' Florida Gators redshirt junior quarterback Feleipe Franks said a Major League Baseball career is his backup plan after he was drafted by the Boston Red Sox last month....
16:51, 2019-07-16

Alabama routs Florida to stay alive in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kaylee Tow hit a three-run homer in Alabama’s six-run first inning and the Crimson Tide routed Florida 15-3 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game Saturday night. Tow finished with four RBIs to help Alabama (58-9) advance to play Arizona in an elimination...
03:01, 2019-06-02

Florida’s latest oddity: Semi trucks with nobody inside them Starsky Robotics has begun testing unmanned, remotely operated trucks on highways. The vehicles are being pitched as a solution for the industry's massive driver shortage....
18:34, 2019-06-27

MAY IS SECOND STRAIGHT MONTH OF ALL-TIME RECORD VOLUME; Eighth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that for the second consecutive month, trading volume at the CFE has reached all-time record levels. The 481,650 contracts that changed hands during May is a new high, surpassing April's volume of 296,541 contracts. May's...
22:51, 2019-05-22

SpaceX postpones satellite launch in Florida due to high winds Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed its planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first cluster of satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
14:38, 2019-05-21

4 Florida residents killed in N Carolina small plane crash NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Four Florida residents and two dogs are dead after their private plane dropped off the radar and crashed into a wooded area of central North Carolina. North Carolina’s State Highway Patrol said Saturday the four victims lived in the Naples, Florida, area and were traveli...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Florida cop found guilty of negligence after shooting autistic man, caretaker MIAMI — A Florida police officer has been convicted of a misdemeanor but acquitted of attempted manslaughter for shooting at a severely autistic man and wounding the man’s caretaker. A jury deliberated for four hours late Monday before finding North Miami police Officer Jonathan Aledda guilty of cul...
05:00, 2019-06-19

Florida State's Mike Martin gets last shot at CWS title Florida State's surprising run to College World Series gives retiring coach Mike Martin last shot at title       ...
18:00, 2019-06-13

Florida principal reassigned after saying Holocaust was not a ‘factual, historical event’ BOCA RATON, Fla. (NBC NEWS) – A Florida principal has been reassigned to an administrative position after he told a parent in an email that the Holocaust was not a “factual, historical event.” The Palm Beach Post revealed Friday that in a 2018 email exchange with a parent, Principal William La...
06:00, 2019-07-09

Florida toddler befriends dolphins at SeaWorld in adorable video A 3-year-old Florida girl is being called the “dolphin whisperer” after the toddler apparently attracted several of the mammals with her toy dolphin during a visit to SeaWorld Orlando over the weekend....
02:34, 2019-06-17

Former officer charged in Florida school shooting on claim he stayed outside A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested on Tuesday on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from his lack of response during the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, the county sheriff said....
00:17, 2019-06-05

Florida woman arrested after turning in estranged husband's gun a day after he tried to run her over: reports A Florida woman was reportedly arrested after taking firearms from her estranged husband’s home to turn into police, a day after he allegedly tried to run over her....
18:00, 2019-06-22

Watch live: Jet to take off from Florida to attempt world record flight A jet is scheduled to take off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday morning in an attempt to break a world record for flying around the Earth over the North and South poles. Watch the livestream....
14:34, 2019-07-09

Alabama, South Florida to start three-game series in 2023 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and South Florida will start a three-game football series in the 2023 season. The schools announced Thursday they’ll play in Tampa, Florida on Sept. 16, 2023. They’ll meet in Tuscaloosa the following season on Sept. 7 and again Sept. 12, 2026. Alabama and ...
22:17, 2019-05-23

Trump set to launch re-election campaign in battleground state of Florida President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policies....
03:17, 2019-06-19

Florida woman shot in Escalade, left on side of road POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — Authorities say a young Florida woman was shot repeatedly and then jumped or was pushed out of a vehicle and left for dead. Broward Sheriff’s officials say 30-year-old Cassandra Fair was riding in a Cadillac Escalade in Pompano Beach on Friday when someone repeatedly shot...
12:17, 2019-07-16

Florida's Mullen hoping for sizable leap in 2nd season Dan Mullen made a big leap in his second season at Mississippi State, but his Florida team doesn't have quite so much room to grow       ...
05:34, 2019-07-16

Florida judge: Ex-deputy to turn in passport or stay in jail FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A former school resource officer will have to stay in jail for now on charges of child neglect and negligence for failing to intervene as a gunman was killing students in a Florida high school. Broward Judge Jackie Powell ruled Wednesday that Scot Peterson must first sur...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Two men abducted Florida waitress after dine-and-dash attempt: cops Two men in Florida have been charged with kidnapping after police said they abducted a waitress who tried to stop them from dining and dashing. The pair, Leonel Lopez-Gonzalez, 46, and Fernando Rodriguez, 27, were eating and drinking at the Dominicana La Gran Parada in Miami on Monday, then got up t...
06:17, 2019-07-04

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing interstate threats to injure. The Blackwater Correc...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Florida man impersonating a cop accidentally pulled over a real undercover detective He’s attacked car salesmen and made up fake news stories, but “Florida Man” is back at it again, and this time it looks like he was just trying to keep his community safe from bad guys by impersonating a cop. Not a big deal! I mean who among us hasn’t donned a sheriff’s...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Former Florida officer charged for inaction during Parkland school shooting The Florida deputy who was on duty during a deadly shooting at a Parkland high school has been arrested. The charges against him relate to his inaction during the massacre that killed 17 people....
10:00, 2019-06-05

SpaceX Falcon Heavy's third launch set for Monday night in Florida A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket is set to launch Monday night from Florida, carrying 24 government satellites and kicking off a busy summer of space activity....
09:17, 2019-06-21

Navy deactivates Grim Reaper fighter squadron in Florida The U.S. Navy deactivated one of two remaining F-35C Joint Strike Fighter training squadrons, known as Grim Reaper, transferring the activities from Florida to California....
18:34, 2019-05-24

Clippers select Florida State’s Mann in 2nd round of draft MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have selected shooting guard Terance Mann of Florida State with the 48th pick in the NBA draft. Mann helped Florida State reach the Elite Eight in 2018 during his four-year college career. He led the team in rebounds, 3-point percentage and min...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Florida sheriff ousted over Parkland massacre running for re-election The former sheriff who was suspended for his department’s bungling of the Parkland high school massacre is running to get his job back. Scott Israel filed paperwork Monday at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office stating his intention to run in the Democratic primary in August 2020...
22:34, 2019-07-03

Multiple injuries reported in gas explosion at Florida shopping center A gas explosion at a Florida shopping center has left at least 22 people hospitalized — two critically — and heavy damage to an LA Fitness outlet and several other stores. Five fire departments responded to the scene of the blast in Plantation, Florida, about 30 miles north of Miami, according to lo...
22:51, 2019-07-06

In battleground state of Florida, Trump to launch re-election campaign President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policies....
19:00, 2019-06-18

‘Maybe I’m Dr. Doolittle’: Florida man busted for feeding gator he calls Hank A Florida man who allegedly resisted arrest after being reported for illegally feeding an alligator he named Hank has described the 10-foot reptile as “a good friend” who “loves bagels.” Paul Fortin, 67, was issued a citation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) ...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Florida cops thwart attempt to smuggle McDonald’s into jail Does the Hamburglar have an alibi? The Clay County Sheriff’s Office in Florida said that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’s sandwiches and a tube of Grizzly chewing tobacco into the department’s detention facility. The confiscated items were discovered ...
20:51, 2019-06-03

Armed Sheriff, Who Stood Outside Florida School During Shooting, Charged A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
11:34, 2019-06-05

‘Badly decomposed’ body found among alligators at Florida lake Ten hungry alligators chowed down on a badly decomposed human body discovered in a mangrove patch in a Florida lake, stunned witnesses said. A St. Petersburg man and his partner spotted the body at about 8 a.m. Thursday as they ate breakfast at Lake Maggiore, they told the Tampa Bay Times. “It was h...
19:34, 2019-07-05

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the sex of their unborn baby, which will be the couple’s tenth child. A video from Tampa station Fox 13, courtesy of Childs-Wright, shows a barefoot Wright ...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Florida woman charged with giving husband’s guns to police LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman who claimed her husband tried to run her down with a car is facing charges herself for taking guns from his apartment. Lakeland Police say 32-year-old Courtney Irby is charged with armed burglary and grand theft. An arrest affidavit says Irby kne...
23:34, 2019-06-22

Florida executes man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was put to death on Thursday....
05:51, 2019-05-24

Trump to launch re-election campaign in battleground state of Florida President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policies....
01:17, 2019-06-19

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in medical bills....
00:51, 2019-06-13

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. From the increasing risk of ever stronger Atlantic hu...
12:34, 2019-05-28

Florida State trounces Georgia 10-1 to capture NCAA regional ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Conor Grady pitched seven strong innings and Reese Albert homered as Florida State defeated Georgia 10-1 on Sunday to win an NCAA regional and put coach Mike Martin’s retirement on hold for at least another week. “To say I am happy is an understatement,” Martin s...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Florida man dies after getting bitten by dogs 100 times on shortcut home A Florida man was found fatally mauled by a wild pack of dogs after attempting to take a shortcut home, a report said. Melvin Olds Jr., 45, was discovered dead in a wooded area in Lake Placid, Fla. last week and officials later revealed that he received 100 dog bites, according to the Highlands Coun...
02:17, 2019-07-08

Florida murder suspect released from jail on court mix-up: report A Florida man charged with first-degree murder was released from Broward County Jail Thursday on a court mix-up and authorities are trying to get him back in custody, according to a report....
11:51, 2019-06-03

Florida teacher arrested after allegedly bringing loaded gun into classroom A fourth-grade teacher was arrested Monday after allegedly bringing a loaded gun and two knives into her classroom at Starkey Elementary School in Seminole, Fla., officials said....
16:17, 2019-05-21

A dad sent up his drone to get photos of his kids at the beach in Florida. Then things got scary Dan Watson, 35, captured overhead photos of a shark swimming near his family at New Smyrna Beach in Florida.        ...
08:17, 2019-07-03

Compassionate cop buys stranded Florida family Taco Bell When two weeks ago a Florida police officer met a family in need, she helped out in the best way she could — by buying them each a meal from Taco Bell. Officer Mikayla Edwards, of the Lynn Haven Police Department, said she noticed people standing in the drive-thru of the Mexican restaurant and, when...
22:00, 2019-06-12

Central Florida state attorney won’t seek 2020 re-election ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor who got into a legal fight with the governor for her blanket refusal to seek the death penalty says she won’t seek re-election in 2020. In a video posted on Facebook Tuesday, Aramis Ayala said her decision stems from her opposition to the death penalty...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Florida man caught with cocaine on nose told cops it wasn’t his A Florida man caught with cocaine on his schnoz during a traffic stop tried to convince the cops that the white powdery substance around his nostrils did not belong to him, authorities said. Fabricio Tueros Jimenez, 20, was a passenger in a car that deputies from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Of...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Florida man bitten by venomous snake: 'My life just flashed through my head' A Florida man says his life “flashed” before his eyes after a venomous cottonmouth snake bit him on a foot and left his leg in “throbbing pain” last week....
16:17, 2019-07-11

Fighter pilots saw small plane crash off Florida coast FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a small airplane that crashed hundreds of miles off the coast of Florida shortly after it was approached by U.S. military jets. News outlets report that Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport air traffic controllers lost communication ...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Florida homeowner detains suspect by holding iPhone like a gun: report A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back Monday evening by holding his recording iPhone on the man until police arrived, according to a report....
14:34, 2019-06-14

Sargassum seaweed on Florida beaches contains arsenic and other health hazards Sargassum, the seaweed with small air-filled "berries" that floats in masses on the ocean, emits hydrogen sulfide after it washes up and rots in the sun.       ...
18:00, 2019-07-05

Ex-Florida player charged with murder in wife's 2016 death A former University of Florida football player, Earl Antonio "Tony" Joiner, has been arrested and charged with killing his wife in a case dating to 2016, police said....
05:51, 2019-06-10

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida State University Athletics Association. According to the Orlando Sentinel, FSU boasted that the new organization would “streamline the relationship” bet...
20:34, 2019-06-10

Former Florida Gator Tony Joiner Charged With Murdering His Wife The Fort Myers News-Press is reporting that Tony Joiner, former standout football player at the University of Florida, has been arrested and charged with murdering his wife....
05:51, 2019-06-10

Florida woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria, family says A woman died of a flesh-eating bacteria two weeks after cutting her leg in the waters off Anna Maria Island in Florida, her family says. Carolyn Fleming — who went by Lynn — of Ellenton, Florida, fell into a small dip in the water at the barrier island’s Coquina Beach, near St. Petersburg, on ...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Ex-Florida officer accused of rape gets 2 months in plea deal TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A former Florida police officer accused of sexually assaulting a female driver during a traffic stop will spend two months in jail as part of a plea deal after two mistrials. The Tallahassee Democrat reports that 44-year-old Vincent Crump pleaded no contest Friday to aggravated a...
13:34, 2019-07-13

Florida football standout arrested for wife’s murder with help of TV show A former safety at the University of Florida has been charged with killing his wife on Valentine’s Day three years ago, police said. Earl Antonio Joiner, 33, was arrested Saturday on a second-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Heyzel Obando, whose lifeless body was found in her apartment...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Police: Baby dies after being left in van for 5 hours outside of Florida daycare JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NBC NEWS) – A baby has died after she was left in a van for almost five hours outside of a Florida day care, authorities said. The infant girl was discovered Wednesday inside a van at Ewing’s Love & Hope Preschool and Academy in Jacksonville. Ewing’s Love and Ho...
03:51, 2019-05-23

Marker unveiled to honor victims of Florida race riot ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Almost 100 years after July Perry was lynched by a white mob after a friend tried to vote, a historical marker is being unveiled in Florida to honor him and dozens of other victims of one of the nation’s worst massacres of black Americans. Officials in Orlando were unveili...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
21:51, 2019-05-29

The Revenge of the Poverty-Stricken College Professors Is Underway in Florida. And It's Big. “Two half-time adjunct jobs do not make a full-time income. Far from it,” Ximena Barrientos says. “I’m lucky that I have my own apartment. I have no idea how people make it work if they have to pay rent.”...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Florida governor signs bill banning sanctuary policies TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The bill signed Friday allows DeSantis to remove local officials from office if they adopt “sanctuary” policies that prot...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Florida police on lookout for 'Hamburglar' in fast food break-ins A suspect coined as the modern day Hamburglar doesn’t appear to have any problem making himself right at home after breaking into local food establishments to make himself a burger....
22:00, 2019-06-29

Hero dad drowns after saving young daughter from Florida riptide A Georgia father drowned in southwest Florida Tuesday after saving his 8-year-old daughter from a riptide, police said. Thomas Zakrewski, 46, and his family were walking along a curved sandbar on Upper Captiva Island around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said. Zakrewski’s wife, w...
12:51, 2019-07-11

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to ‘kill gays’ remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican Florida lawmaker who was criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall last month, one man said the Bible’s 1 Corinth...
06:51, 2019-06-06

Florida man posted sex tape of ex-girlfriend on Snapchat ‘out of spite’: police A Florida man was busted this week for posting a sex tape of his ex-girlfriend on Snapchat — because he believed the woman hadn’t been caring for his dogs while he was out of town, according to a new report....
11:17, 2019-07-11

Jet lands in Florida, claiming new aviation records for circling the globe A team of aviators, including retired astronaut Terry Virts, landed at Kennedy Space Center Thursday morning, claiming to have set three global flying records for circling the Earth over the North and South poles....
22:34, 2019-07-11

Florida governor signs law allowing felons to vote but there's a price Florida's Republican governor on Friday signed a bill to restore the voting rights for felons who have served their time but he wants them to pay all fines and restitution before casting a ballot, a hurdle that immediately drew a lawsuit from civil rights groups....
06:00, 2019-06-29

Baby dies after being left in hot van for hours at Florida daycare: officials The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office posted on Twitter that the 5-month-old girl was discovered Wednesday afternoon outside a Jacksonville daycare facility....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Florida library’s LGBTQ prom canceled over safety concerns A Florida library canceled an LGBTQ-inclusive prom after receiving threats, fearing objections to the event would jeopardize the safety of those attending....
04:17, 2019-06-29

Kirsten Dunst's On Becoming A God In Central Florida moves from YouTube to Showtime After getting picked up AMC years ago and then dumped onto YouTube Premium, the Kirsten Dunst-starring series On Becoming A God In Central Florida has found a third home, with Variety reporting that Showtime has now picked it up—making this kind of a weird step up, at least in terms of prestige. The...
06:00, 2019-06-18

Florida man filmed by security camera killing wife sentenced WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his wife, whose death was filmed by a security camera at the couple’s home. The Palm Beach Post reports 34-year-old Dwight Luton was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder i...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Florida ex-deputy seeks bond reduction in school shooting FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The former Florida deputy facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre is seeking a reduction in the bail needed to be released from jail. A hearing is set Thursday for 56-year-old Scot Peterson, who wants to be released on his...
14:17, 2019-06-06

Father drowns saving daughter from powerful rip current in Florida _____ A Georgia father sacrificed himself to save his 8-year-old daughter caught in a rip current off the Florida coast. WBBH’s Cristina Mendez reports....
20:17, 2019-07-13

Two escape from Florida farm where a couple was preparing for Armageddon, police say The females reported they were physically and sexually abused by the couple, who stockpiled "food rations and weapons" in case of disaster.        ...
20:34, 2019-07-13

Shark, alligator found in same Florida creek: ‘Never a dull moment’ Officials with Alachua County Sheriff's Office in Florida took to Twitter on Sunday to share a photo of an alligator and a deceased shark — which were oddly found in the same creek....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Florida senior citizen fights alligator to rescue dog: reports A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said. Buddy Ackerman was taking the golden retriever, named Osi, on an early morning walk when a gator emerged from a retention pond near his Palm Harbor c...
13:34, 2019-07-16

Florida man loses thumb to Jaguar’s ‘guillotine’ door feature A Florida man was bitten by his Jaguar. Theodore Levy, 81, lost his right thumb after it was caught in the door of his $96,000 vehicle, which includes a “soft close” feature with a history of problems, according to a lawsuit. Levy was in a restaurant parking lot in April 2017 when the fancy feature....
03:34, 2019-06-09

Bear makes repeated visits to Florida rec center pool Residents of a Florida city are being warned to keep an eye out for a black bear that made two visits to a recreation center pool, including once when it was occupied....
00:51, 2019-07-02

Teen girl bitten by shark while boogie boarding in Florida A 16-year-old girl survived being bitten by a shark while boogie boarding on vacation in Florida, according to new report. Jackie Jozaitis said she was in knee-high water off the coast of Amelia Island when she was attacked early Friday. “I felt like a jaw snap on my foot,” the teen told...
22:51, 2019-07-15

Florida man throws feces at judge during trial, misses — and is acquitted MIAMI — Court officials say a Florida man charged with burglary defecated during his criminal trial and tried to throw his feces at the judge. The Miami Herald reports 33-year-old Dorleans Philidor was sitting in a wheelchair next to Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Lisa Walsh when officials say he tried to...
05:51, 2019-06-22

Florida city bar association president accused of throttling wife An attorney and head of a Florida city’s bar association was busted over the weekend after grabbing his wife by the neck, police said. Gregory J. Hoag, a partner at Masterson, Hoag & Smith in St. Petersburg, was arrested late Saturday on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery after police re...
22:34, 2019-05-28

Alligators seen dragging 'badly decomposed' body into Florida lake A body discovered in a Florida lake Thursday was “badly decomposed,” police said as witnesses say they saw a congregation of alligators dragging it into the water....
19:34, 2019-07-05

‘Invasion’ of land crabs at Florida home caught on video It was “the invasion of the land crabs.” That’s how one Florida homeowner described an influx of the crustacean seeking refuge at his house in Port St. Lucie last week. “Oh my goodness, I saw all those crabs and I said, ‘Wow!'” Dan Scovern told WPTV on Friday of t...
23:00, 2019-07-15

Official tells Florida Democrats to expect recount in 2020 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The voter protection director for Florida Democrats tells party activists they should assume there will be a recount during next year’s presidential election. Brandon Peters told Democratic activists Saturday that the Florida party will be ready with teams of volu...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Florida to execute man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday....
16:17, 2019-05-23

Giraffes killed by lightning strike at Florida safari park PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (WPTV) — Lion County Safari confirms two giraffes were killed by a lightning strike during a storm about six weeks ago. Park officials said on Tuesday tests show 1-year-old Jioni and 10-year-old Lily, a male and female giraffe, were killed. The animals were not related, park ...
15:01, 2019-06-12

Florida woman squeezed boyfriend’s genitals ‘until they bled’: cops A Florida woman was arrested last week on allegations that she squeezed her boyfriend’s testicles until they bled, police said. The alleged incident occurred on June 4 in Indian Harbour Beach, about 70 miles southeast of Orlando. Authorities responded to a call from a man who said his live-in girlfr...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Watch: Guinness record broken by divers in Florida clean-up Organizers of a diving event in Florida said they broke a Guinness record when 633 divers collected at least 1,626 pounds of trash and 60 pounds of fishing line....
22:51, 2019-06-17

Florida man tells deputy cocaine powder on nose, ‘not his’: police A Florida man who was riding passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over early Sunday told the officer that the cocaine powder on his nose didn’t belong to him, according to investigators....
11:00, 2019-06-11

Florida city pays $600,000 ransom to save computer records FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. The Riviera Beach City Council voted unanimously this week to pay the hack...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Florida college student, suspended over gun photo, sues school A Florida woman is suing a technical college after she was suspended indefinitely when a photo of her posing with a hand gun at a shooting range on social media was reported to school leaders. ...
02:51, 2019-06-01

Space Rockets Spark Property Boom on Florida Coast Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are racing to send people into outer space and eventually to the moon and Mars. They are already improving the fortunes of a coastal Florida city that is home to their budding space ambitions....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Cops find owner of prosthetic ear discovered on Florida beach These Florida cops have had it up to ‘ear.’ Authorities on Thursday finally tracked down the owner of a rubber prosthetic ear that turned up at the Manatee Public Beach over the weekend. “Have you lost an ear?” the Holmes Beach Police Department posted on Tuesday. “This...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Taggart's task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix Taggart's task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix, but 2nd-year coach confident in his plan to rebuild Seminoles because it has worked before elsewhere       ...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Dallas Baptist beats Florida 11-8 in NCAA regional opener LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jackson Glenn and Andres Sosa homered among three hits each and drove in two runs apiece as Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 11-8 in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. Glenn hit a two-run homer in the first before Cory Acton tied it with a two-run shot in the second. B...
06:17, 2019-06-01

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Florida man charged with exporting hundreds of AR-15 parts to Argentina, authorities say A South Florida man was charged Thursday for allegedly shipping hundreds of AR-15 parts to Argentina and other Latin American countries as part of a massive smuggling operation, authorities said....
21:17, 2019-07-15

Alligators found eating a decomposed body in Florida, witnesses say A body was found by the mangroves of Lake Maggiore in Saint Petersburg, Florida on Thursday. It was badly decomposed, leaving police few clues.        ...
23:51, 2019-07-05

AUGUST IS MOST ACTIVE TRADING MONTH OF YEAR AT CFE; Average Daily Volume Rose 23% From July, 16% Above Year-Ago, Fourth Consecutive Month-Over-Month Volume Gain Chicago, September 1, 2009 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume in August totaled 92.9 million contracts, marking the Exchange's most active August ever. In August 2008, total CBOE volume was 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume during August averaged 4....
03:17, 2019-05-23

This Bitcoin money-laundering cartel was operating from inside a Florida prison Authorities in Florida have busted an elaborate operation which saw prison inmates use Bitcoin to launder thousands of dollars via their commissary accounts. An investigation by Pasco County Sherriff’s Deputies revealed how inmates at the county jail were having money deposited into their commissary...
00:34, 2019-07-05

Booze, sex, drugs, cops: The seedy sitcom lives of ‘Florida Girls’ Outrageous “Florida man” headlines have become cultural in-jokes — but get ready for “Florida Girls.” The new half-hour comedy, premiering Wednesday at 10 p.m. on Pop, follows a group of twenty-something women who are forced to confront their stagnant lives in West Florida when one of their own move...
01:17, 2019-07-04

Reptile expert Joseph Mitchell killed after walking onto Florida roadway A prominent reptile expert was killed this week when a semitrailer slammed into him when he walked onto the roadway, authorities said. Joseph Mitchell, 71, died Tuesday after being hit by a semitrailer as he walked onto US 441 in High Springs. Florida Highway Patrol officials said Mitchell walked in...
21:00, 2019-07-04

Trump kicks off 2020 reelection campaign at raucous Florida rally “Together we stared down a corrupt and broken political establishment and restored government by and for the people,” Trump told the crowd of 20,000 at the Amway Center in Orlando....
05:00, 2019-06-19

In troubled Florida, Democrats reckon with the presidential debates and an economy that can seem cruel To win in 2020, the Democratic nominee will need the votes of struggling Americans. But to some of them, the candidate jousting seems distant from their lives....
03:00, 2019-06-30

Trump targets Hispanic vote in Florida battleground for re-election kickoff President Donald Trump will kick off his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday in downtown Orlando, an indication of Florida's importance to his bid to return to the White House....
23:17, 2019-06-17

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to determine if it was a crime scene where dozens of former students may have died and been buried. ...
05:51, 2019-06-22

Six years later, Florida couple wins right to plant veggies in their front-yard Imagine as a homeowner, being told where you can and cannot plant your vegetable garden. That's the exact battle a Florida couple faced for six years....
02:17, 2019-07-04

Giant snakes in the Florida Everglades: How scientists are using Burmese pythons as spies The giant invasive snakes quickly put a stranglehold on Florida's wildlife. Now scientists in the Everglades are turning them against one another.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

Throngs attend Trump's official 2020 re-election kickoff in Florida Thousands of adoring fans are in Orlando for what they say will be a historical event. Though his re-election campaign began the day he took office, the rally marks its official beginning in a must-win state....
10:34, 2019-06-19

Throngs attend Trump's official 2020 reelection kickoff in Florida Thousands of adoring fans are in Orlando for what they say will be a historic event. Though his reelection campaign began the day he took office, the rally marks its official beginning in a must-win state....
13:51, 2019-06-19

UFC fighter facing 20 charges in deaths of elderly women in Florida five-car crash An Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter known as “The Predator” is facing prison time for his role in a five-car crash that killed two elderly women in Florida last year...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Hackers Strike Another Small Florida City, Demanding Hefty Ransom For the second week in a row, a small Florida city has agreed to pay cyber criminals hundreds of thousands of dollars after a ransomware attack crippled city systems....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of $600,000 to criminals who crippled the city’s computer system after targeting its police department with ransomware.Read more......
21:51, 2019-06-20

Florida treasure hunter seeks owner of miniature urn that may contain mother’s ashes A Florida man is searching for the owner of a necklace, which appeared to hold the ashes of their mother, after he discovered the apparently lost treasure at a beach over the weekend using a metal detector....
20:00, 2019-05-29

Trump to formally launch 2020 campaign on June 18 in Orlando, Florida U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday he will be formally launching his 2020 re-election campaign on June 18 in Florida, beginning what may prove to be a difficult bid for another four years at the White House....
00:17, 2019-06-01

"He got my red wine, the good stuff" - massive alligator invades Florida home An 11-foot alligator invades a Florida home and breaks wine bottles. Homeowner says "It's mating season, they'll try anything." (May 31)        ...
23:00, 2019-05-31

Florida city agrees to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin to get its computer files back Everyone knows that crime doesn’t pay, or at least that’s what we’re all led to believe. For hackers who broke into the computer systems of a Florida city a few weeks back, crime seems to be paying rather well, and the local government has agreed to pay the hefty sum of $600,000 to...
19:51, 2019-06-20

Florida driver seen dragging deputy over 100 yards on interstate on-ramp is charged A Florida driver has been charged with attempted murder of a law enforcement officer and aggravated assault after police video showed him dragging a Seminole County deputy over 100 yards on an interstate on-ramp. ...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Bird in Florida spotted feeding baby chick cigarette butt A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt, prompting one woman to remind beachgoers this summer to clean up after themselves. A Largo, Fla. resident, who identified herself as Karen Mason online, shared the photo to her Facebook page on Monday. The image...
19:00, 2019-06-28

Riviera Beach, Florida votes to pay $600K ransom after latest cyberattack Hackers have targeted another city with another ransomware cyberattack -- this time in South Florida, where officials have agreed to pay $600,000 to avoid problems that have crippled Baltimore for weeks....
16:51, 2019-06-20

8-foot alligator visits Florida elementary school just before summer break An 8-foot, 2-inch alligator was found by a custodian at the Palm View Elementary School in Palmetto, Fla., according to the Bradenton Herald. It was found before students had arrived for their second to last day of school, based on the district calendar....
08:51, 2019-05-31

Florida couple jailed after drugs, toddler found in roach-infested car DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida couple had a toddler girl inside a roach-infested car while they were using drugs. The DeLand Police Department arrested 30-year-old David Dexter and 28-year-old Christian Wilson on child abuse and drug possession charges. The 2-year-old girl was turned ...
01:51, 2019-07-02

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florida just weeks later. Now, as flagged from local med...
07:17, 2019-07-02

Florida sheriff plants sign saying, 'This drug house is closed for business’ A Florida sheriff’s office is letting would-be drug buyers that one of the homes where a suspected drug dealer sold his product is “closed for business.”...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Florida man busted for reportedly feeding alligator resists arrest: ‘Maybe I'm Dr. Doolittle’ A Florida man who allegedly resisted arrest after being reported for illegally feeding an alligator he named Hank has described the 10-foot reptile as "a good friend" who "loves bagels."...
17:00, 2019-07-03

De Blasio calls Florida migrant detention center a ‘prison camp’ HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Mayor Bill de Blasio described the Homestead detention center that’s housing 2,300 unaccompanied migrant children as a “prison camp” during a visit Thursday. The longshot presidential hopeful was the latest 2020 candidate to drop by the facility, located south of ...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Watch: Florida man dresses as Spider-Man to pressure wash church roof A perplexed Florida resident captured video when he spotted an unusual scene in his neighborhood: someone in a Spider-Man costume pressure-cleaning the roof in the rain....
22:00, 2019-06-18

Florida dad leaps over 4-foot-high pool gate to save son from drowning A Florida father says he drummed up “Superman strength” to leap over a 4-foot-high fence in a single bound when his toddler son fell in a pool on the other side. Nest security camera footage posted online captured Albert Passavanti’s impressive rescue. Passavanti and his family were out lounging by...
18:51, 2019-06-27

New Florida law allows medics to carry guns when responding to ‘high-risk’ operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents, hostage situations and narcotics raids. Florida House Bill 487, which was signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 7, allows all “tactical medica...
01:34, 2019-07-03

Brooklyn Nets select Florida State power forward Kabengele NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets selected Florida State forward Mfiondu Kabengele with the No. 27 selection in the NBA draft Thursday night. The 6-foot-10, 256-pound Kabengele is strong inside and has good touch from 3-point range, making 37% from beyond the arc in two seasons with the Seminoles. T...
05:00, 2019-06-21

Florida city to pay $600K ransom to hacker who seized computer systems A Florida city is paying $600,000 in Bitcoins to a hacker who took over local government computers after an employee clicked on a malicious email link three weeks ago....
02:00, 2019-06-21

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass shooting there last year posted bond and was freed from jail on Thursday following an initial court appearance....
01:51, 2019-06-07

Air Force Thunderjet hits bird, drops three dummy bombs over Florida An A-10C Thunderbolt II jet was struck by a bird and dropped three dummy bombs used for training over northern Florida, the plane's home base in central Georgia said late Monday....
16:51, 2019-07-02

Ex-officer charged with negligence in Florida school shooting freed on bail A former sheriff's deputy charged with child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building during a deadly mass shooting there last year posted bond and was freed from jail on Thursday following an initial court appearance....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Trump begins 2020 US presidential election campaign with Florida rally The president talked tariffs and his former rivals during his first official rally for the 2020 election. He used his speech to position himself as a Washington outsider, 2 1/2 years into his presidential term....
10:34, 2019-06-19

Florida man arrested for pelting girlfriend with McDonald’s sweet and sour packets A Florida man pelted his girlfriend in the “head and face area” with sweet and sour sauce packets Sunday because he was angry she had “bought the wrong food from McDonald’s,” a felony battery complaint said. Jesus Oscar Ferrer Jr., 30, attacked his girlfriend — wi...
11:51, 2019-07-02

Florida city pays hackers $600,000 in ransom to save computer records The hackers apparently got into the city’s system when an employee clicked on an email link that allowed them to upload malware.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-20

Florida man had baby alligator in front seat during traffic stop, police say A Florida man who was found in possession of illegal drugs during a traffic stop also had a baby alligator bound with tape in his passenger seat, authorities said....
19:34, 2019-07-07

Serial killer who took the lives of 10 women executed by lethal injection in Florida Serial killer Bobby Joe Long was pronounced dead at 6:55 Thursday after a lethal injection at Florida State Prison, authorities said.        ...
01:51, 2019-05-24

Florida ‘doomsday prepper’ couple accused of enslaving and abusing two women Two women escaped from a Florida farm where they were held captive, forced into hard labor, and physically and sexually abused for years by an unhinged couple preparing for the end of the world, authorities said....
05:51, 2019-07-14

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-12

Lightning struck a motorcyclist in Florida, cracking his helmet and causing his death The lightning strike hit the driver in Florida on Interstate 95, cracking the 45-year-old's now-burning helmet and sending him off the roadway.        ...
17:17, 2019-06-10

Florida man tricks suspected burglar into thinking iPhone was gun until cops arrived A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back by holding his iPhone like a gun on the man until police arrived....
20:51, 2019-06-14

A Glacier the Size of Florida Is Becoming Unstable. It Has Dire Implications for Global Sea Levels Melting ice sheets in the Antarctic, particularly one of the largest and unstable glaciers in the region, could significantly accelerate global sea level rise, according to a new report. The climate scientists who measured likely outcomes of glacial melting at the bottom of the world focused the stu...
03:00, 2019-07-11

Florida lawmakers want to make the Pulse nightclub site a national memorial In the days ahead of the third anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida lawmakers have proposed plans to designate the nightclub a national memorial....
00:34, 2019-06-12

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered criticism for omitting any mention of the LGBTQ community targeted in the attack....
00:51, 2019-06-13

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis breaks with GOP and signs drug importation bill Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday to allow prescription drug importation into the state, defying GOP orthodoxy to address the high prices of pharmaceuticals....
01:34, 2019-06-12

Shopping center explosion in Plantation, Florida, leaves over a dozen injured _____ A gas explosion rocked a shopping center on Saturday in South Florida leaving 15 to 20 people injured, two of them seriously, a fire official said. The explosion happened around 11:30 a.m. at The Fountains, a shopping center in Plantation, a suburb in Broward County, north of Miami. Video from...
22:17, 2019-07-06

Watch the Easter Bunny throw punches in a street brawl, because Florida Of all the holidays on the U.S. calendar, Easter is definitely one of the most low-key. Families gather, eat some ham, and maybe the kids hunt for colored eggs or eat a bunch of candy, but it’s generally pretty chill. That is, unless you’re in Florida, where being in the holiday spirit a...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Florida utilities fortifying power grid to resist major storms With just one named storm so far in the Atlantic hurricane season, Florida hasn't yet faced any serious weather danger -- but state officials are trying to get ahead of trouble they know will arrive someday soon....
13:51, 2019-07-11

Former Florida prosecutor derides Acosta's 'completely wrong' account concerning Epstein Former Palm Beach County State Attorney Barry Krischer unloaded on Alexander Acosta on Wednesday, saying Trump's Labor Secretary was peddling a "completely wrong" account of how Jeffrey Epstein escaped federal criminal penalties in 2008 in a cynical bid to "rewrite history."...
02:34, 2019-07-11

Florida man arrested after throwing firecrackers under girl's bed during a 'prank gone wrong,' deputies say A man in Florida is facing several charges including child cruelty after he allegedly threw lit firecrackers under a sleeping girl’s bed on Saturday, telling deputies it was a “prank gone wrong,” investigators said....
06:34, 2019-07-08

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third anniversary. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis faced a storm of protest after his initial remembrance failed to note the LGBTQ community at the heart of the 2106...
21:34, 2019-06-12

Florida officer injured after being struck by teen driving stolen car, police say A Florida police sergeant was treated for his injuries Monday night after a 15-year-old, who was driving a stolen car, crashed into his patrol car, police say. ...
02:17, 2019-07-17

Mike Martin Jr. to be named Florida State's new baseball coach Florida State assistant Mark Martin Jr. will replace his father Mike Martin, the NCAA's record-holder for career wins who is retiring after 40 years.       ...
19:51, 2019-06-21

Watch: Real gator floats on inflatable alligator in Florida pool A Georgia family vacationing in Florida captured photos of an unusual scene: an alligator lounging on an inflatable gator in their rental home's pool....
21:51, 2019-05-22

20-foot Florida python ‘Ginormica’ could reach world-record size, zoo says A 200-pound reticulated python at a Florida zoo already stretches over 20 feet long -- but the massive reptile is still slithering toward world-record size, according to a zoo official....
19:00, 2019-07-17

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico Beach, the carcasses of trees appear by the side of the road, still sprouting from the soil. Some bend mid-trunk, pointing towards the lush, spring sun...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Watch live: Jet takes off from Florida to attempt global flight record A jet took off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center Tuesday morning in an attempt to break world records for flying around the Earth over the North and South poles....
16:17, 2019-07-09

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
17:00, 2019-07-05

Pastor held burglary suspect at gunpoint inside Florida church This pastor believes in a higher firepower. A quick-thinking clergyman at a Florida church held a burglary suspect at gunpoint early Thursday until cops arrived minutes later, the Tampa Bay Times reports. “I said, ‘Dude, what are you doing?’” Pastor Brant Adams of Seminole Heights Baptist Chur...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Snake stowed away in man's bag went undetected until completing a trip from Florida to Hawaii A snake stowed away in a man’s bag and remained undetected until it completed the trip from Florida to Hawaii, officials said.       ...
19:34, 2019-06-13

Florida iguana hunter misses target, hits pool boy with pellet gun An iguana hunter armed with a pellet gun in Florida missed his target and struck a pool boy working in somebody’s yard last Friday, according to a report. The misfire happened as pool workers were doing maintenance in the patio area of E-Lyn Bryan’s Boca Raton home, according to a local NBC affiliat...
04:34, 2019-07-10

Former Indianapolis Colts, Ball State player killed in Florida shooting Former Indianapolis Colts and Ball State player Eric Patterson was shot to death Saturday in Tampa, Florida.       ...
19:51, 2019-06-10

Next Tim Tebow? Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks signed by Boston Red Sox Despite not pitching since his junior year of high school, Franks received a $40,000 signing bonus from the Boston Red Sox.       ...
05:34, 2019-07-16

Florida Chick-fil-A franchise owner arrested for child molestation: cops A Florida Chick-fil-A franchise owner was arrested Wednesday on two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation of a 15-year-old, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said....
12:51, 2019-06-13

A 'Frye Festival' devoted to french fries is coming to Florida this summer Matt Cardy/Getty Images A "Frye Festival" devoted to french fries is coming to Florida this summer. French Frye Fest, taking place in Tallahassee, Florida, is a celebration featuring four different types of fries from three separate restaurants. The festival takes its name from "Fyre Festival," a ...
00:17, 2019-07-06

Florida family blames Uber after daughter, 12, took ride to location of suicide A Florida family is reportedly considering legal action against Uber after the company allegedly allowed their 12-year-old daughter to get in a car alone and be driven to a parking garage in Orlando, where she leapt to her death....
19:51, 2019-06-07

Ex-Florida football player Tony Joiner charged with murdering wife Joiner played safety for the Florida Gators from 2004-07 under head coach Urban Meyer, serving as a team captain his senior season.       ...
22:34, 2019-06-09

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dog fighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dog fighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

Florida dad dives over pool fence to save toddler son, dramatic video shows A Florida dad is being hailed as “Superman” after a quick-thinking and daring rescue to save his toddler son who fell into a pool on Sunday was captured on dramatic video....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Florida blast rocks shopping center, 21 hurt; ruptured gas line eyed An explosion obliterated a vacant restaurant at a shopping center in South Florida on Saturday, injuring at least 21 people and showering the parking lot with debris....
18:17, 2019-07-07

Florida woman stabs self, tells police she was ‘tired of living in Trump’s country’ A Florida woman reportedly stabbed herself three times in the stomach with a kitchen knife told responding officers it was all because of President Donald Trump....
18:00, 2019-06-06

'Modern day hamburglar' arrested in South Florida; cooked meal, stole safe A burglar captured on surveillance cooking a late-night meal at a Wendy's restaurant and then stealing a safe in South Florida has been identified and arrested....
15:00, 2019-07-01

Ron DeSantis orders review of election security across Florida after Russia hack revealed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered a review of election systems and cybersecurity in his state on Wednesday after it was revealed the networks of two Florida counties were breached in the 2016 election....
02:17, 2019-05-23

Florida dad spots shark lurking near kids while taking beach photos with drone A Florida family’s summer beach outing was interrupted when a dad said he spotted a shark lurking through the shallow water near his three young children....
00:00, 2019-07-02

Florida infant dies after being left in hot van outside day care center, co-owner arrested: police A 4-month-old girl died Wednesday after she was left in a scorching hot van outside a Florida day care center for nearly five hours, authorities said....
10:51, 2019-05-23

Jeff Sims aims big future at Florida State as critical recruit for Seminoles Jeff Sims is a talented quarterback, but he represents Florida State's most important recruit because of their need for a signal caller.       ...
17:51, 2019-07-08

Central Florida quarterback Darriel Mack Jr. suffers broken ankle, out indefinitely University of Central Florida quarterback Darriel Mack Jr. is out indefinitely after suffering a broken ankle in a non-football-related activity this week, the team announced Wednesday....
22:00, 2019-07-10

Ex-Florida Gators star Tony Joiner charged with murdering his wife in 2016 Tony Joiner, 33, a former Florida Gators football star, has been arrested and charged with murdering his wife over three years after she was pronounced dead in her Florida apartment....
05:17, 2019-06-10

Florida man attacks wife's lover with scissors and flees with his penis, police say A Florida man allegedly cut off a man's penis months after catching him sleeping with his wife, the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office said.        ...
08:01, 2019-07-17

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15:51, 2019-07-02

Duke star Zion Williamson suing Florida sports marketing firm Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson is suing a Florida sports marketing firm to terminate his contract, saying the deal violated North Carolina law....
04:17, 2019-06-14

Biden, Sanders blast Trump after he launches 2020 campaign at Florida rally WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders livestreamed a surly response to President Trump’s first official campaign rally of the president cycle, while other Democratic 2020 hopefuls tweeted about it. “It’s going to take me a little while to settle down because I just had the extremely unpleasant expe...
05:00, 2019-06-19

It's just too hot: Florida black bear caught pool-hopping amid heatwave With heat indices reaching near-record temperatures in the Florida Panhandle, even the state's furriest residents are seeking refuge from the sun.        ...
18:17, 2019-07-01

Strip club to host golf tournament at Trump resort in South Florida The event is to take place at Trump National Doral Miami, where business has slipped, and is advertising the “caddy girl of your choice” for a fee to golfers....
01:51, 2019-07-10

Florida woman posted on Facebook moments before fatally stabbing boyfriend: police Moments before allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death on Saturday, a Florida woman wrote on Facebook that women should never let a man “put his hands on you,” police said.  ...
09:34, 2019-07-09

Florida principal reassigned after he told parent he 'can't say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event' The principal of a Florida high school allegedly refused to believe the Holocaust happened because "not everyone believes" the historical event — which left some six million people dead — actually happened....
06:00, 2019-07-09

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday...
09:34, 2019-06-19

Florida man steals car, kills dog, chases man with ax, found naked in chicken coop: police A man who allegedly stole a car, killed a dog and possibly chickens, chased a man with an ax and was also found naked in a chicken coop, has been charged, according to police....
18:00, 2019-06-06

Florida city reportedly fires IT director after being forced to pay $460G in ransomware attack A Florida city fired an information technology employee following a 400,000 malware payout to hackers in a cyber attack, which targeted their servers, phones, and emails— although the city insurer covered most costs. ...
00:17, 2019-07-03

Florida beachgoers form human chain to save swimmers caught in rip current Teamwork makes the dream work, and they proved it in Panama City over the weekend. Cellphone footage captured from a PC balcony shows dozens of beachgoers forming a human chain — with up to 100 people locking arms at one point — as they attempted to save two swimmers caught in rip currents caused by...
02:00, 2019-07-17

Florida woman twerks for store's security cameras, suspected of stealing Florida police are searching for a twerking shoplifter, who allegedly stole $377 worth of items with an accomplice.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-03

Ex-deputy charged for not responding to Florida school shooting remains in jail: judge The former Florida sheriff's deputy criminally charged for his lack of response to the 2018 mass shooting at a Parkland high school that left 17 dead will remain in jail on $102,000 bond, a bail court judge ordered on Wednesday....
19:17, 2019-06-05

Tesla stock drops after a report that Autopilot was engaged during a deadly crash in Florida The National Transportation Safety Board said Tesla's Autopilot system was active when a driver was killed in during a 2018 crash in Florida.        ...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bill requiring felons pay off fines before regaining right to vote Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed off on a bill requiring felons to pay off their financial obligations before they are granted the right to vote, a tactic many critics argue amounts to voter suppression and a modern day poll tax. ...
07:34, 2019-06-29

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
20:34, 2019-06-10

Florida inmates spend Fourth of July comforting shelter dogs from fireworks Dogs at a Florida shelter won’t have to endure Fourth of July fireworks all alone. The animals — known to be frightened during one of America’s favorite pastimes — will be comforted by Brevard County inmates on Thursday. The sheriff’s office said “a number of citizens” ...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Florida police officer uses his body to stop rolling car from hitting elderly owner (WESH/NBC News) Security footage shows a Florida police officer leaping into action to save an elderly driver from her own car. The video shows a police officer getting into his cruiser at a Leesburg gas station as a woman who’d parked next to him got out of her car. Then her car started to ro...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Florida city pays hackers $600K in bitcoin to get computer systems back A small city in Florida has agreed to pay nearly $600,000 in bitcoin ransom to hackers that took control over its computer systems in a ransomware attack, according to reports. The Riviera Beach City Council on Monday unanimously approved its insurance carrier to pay 65 bitcoins — valued at ab...
18:00, 2019-06-20

NBA legend Dennis Rodman accused of randomly smacking man in face at Florida party A police report obtained by the South Florida Sun Sentinel states that NBA legend Dennis Rodman “open hand smacked” a man at a party last week.        ...
17:34, 2019-05-26

Billionaire Chris Cline’s doomed helicopter was headed to Florida on medical emergency The Bahamian helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline, his daughter and five others, was headed to Fort Lauderdale for a guest’s medical emergency when it went down, according to a report. Relatives called authorities when the chopper failed to reach Florida, where it ...
16:00, 2019-07-06

Florida woman suffers rare condition that leaves odors “stuck in her head” (SNN) Alyssa Mandel has to avoid a lot of places, but in the kitchen, she’s usually okay. “I had just started my new job, and at the job, they were having some construction done on campus,” Mandel said. “When I started smelling gasoline and diesel, I just chalked it up to tha...
08:17, 2019-07-06

'Fox & Friends' talks to some of the Trump supporters camped out ahead of Florida rally: 'We are former Dems' President Trump is set to formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night in Orlando, Florida, and many of his supporters have been camped outside the Amway Center in anticipation....
15:00, 2019-06-18

Florida man wearing ‘COKE’ t-shirt arrested for selling crack cocaine: police A Florida ex-convict was wearing a shirt emblazoned with the word “COKE” while selling crack cocaine to an undercover agent last week, an arrest affidavit said....
06:51, 2019-06-12

Florida woman says dad died of flesh-eating bacteria less than 48 hours after entering water A Tennessee man died just 48 hours after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria from waters in Florida after his daughter says the hospital he was treated at ignored her warnings that he had contracted necrotizing fasciitis....
01:51, 2019-07-14

Supreme Court throws out ruling that blocked Florida cross on public land The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday threw out a lower court ruling that declared that a 34-foot (10 meters) Christian cross standing on public land in Pensacola, Florida violated the U.S. Constitution's ban on government endorsement of religion....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Florida police officer pulled along at 60 miles per hour during traffic stop gone wrong (WESH/NBC News) Dramatic body camera footage shows a Florida police officer being dragged after a traffic stop gone wrong. Orlando Police say Zavier Askew, 25, took off from a traffic stop after the officer spotted marijuana in his car with the officer holding on. According to officials, the suspect...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Albino alligators at Florida animal park produce rare batch of 19 eggs Earlier this month, staff members at an animal park in Florida were delighted to learn that an albino alligator “couple” at their facility produced a rare batch of 19 eggs. ...
23:51, 2019-06-27

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
05:51, 2019-06-06

Florida State dealing with disaster in Willie Taggart's first season by forgetting everything Florida State is trying to forget last season and move forward as the Willie Taggart era enters Year 2. But they need progress to get back to bowl.       ...
23:00, 2019-07-17

SEC: Florida businessman agrees to proposed judgment in $27 million 'lucrative market manipulation' Florida businessman Barry Honig agreed to a proposed judgment with the SEC in a case it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," according to Monday filings....
00:51, 2019-06-18

As it prepares to launch astronauts, Boeing plans to move space headquarters from Arlington to Florida Boeing will move its space headquarters from Arlington, Va., to the Florida Space Coast as it pursues a number of rocket and spacecraft programs, including one that would launch astronauts from American soil for the first time since the space shuttle retired in 2011....
18:34, 2019-06-19

Florida women assaulted Burger King workers for not giving them free fries: cops They do say “have it your way.” A career criminal and her girlfriend allegedly attacked two Burger King employees in Miami for refusing to give them free French fries, according to the Miami Dade County Police Department. Natasha Ethel Bagley, 42, was arrested Monday for the April 2 crim...
04:51, 2019-05-30

Don't eat fish from Florida lake experiencing toxic algae bloom, biologist cautions A biologist warned against eating fish from Lake Okeechobee after a toxic bloom was discovered. At least one local fishing guide disagrees.        ...
05:51, 2019-06-16

Watch: President Trump debuts Hillary Clinton impression during Florida campaign rally It's been years since President Trump rolled out his nickname for Hillary Clinton, but on Tuesday night he unveiled a potentially new impression of her. Trump, speaking at his official campaign launch in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday night, harkened back to a moment from the 2016 debates with "Crooke...
05:51, 2019-06-19

A Bird Strike Caused an Air Force Plane to Accidentally Drop Three Training Bombs on Florida According to the FAA, over 14,000 bird strikes happen every year at US airports. Most of the time they’re inconsequential, occasionally they can cause a lot of damage, but things could have been especially catastrophic on Monday when a bird strike caused an A-10C Thunderbolt II to accidentally relea...
07:34, 2019-07-05

Remains found in Florida identified as missing New York woman, police investigating possible homicide Human remains found in Florida last week were identified Sunday as those of native New Yorker Jenna Jacobsen as police say they are treating her death as a homicide....
21:51, 2019-06-04

Jimbo Fisher shrugs off Bleacher Report story blaming him for Florida State mess Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher, who left Florida State after the 2017 season, declined to say he did anything that led to problems in the program.       ...
23:00, 2019-07-17

Florida judge stuns courtroom, acquits mother accused of fracturing baby’s skull A Florida took judge took the unusual step last week of acquitting a mother who was fighting accusations that she brutally beat and hospitalized her 10-month-old daughter, according to a report that cited audio from the trial....
13:17, 2019-05-23

Pastor who volunteers at Florida migrant shelter blasted by Dems says care at facility is ‘phenomenal’ Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren described detained kids at the Homestead, Fla. migrant shelter as treated "like little prisoners," but a pastor who has been volunteering at the shelter since former President Barack Obama was in office sets the record straight telling Fox News care...
15:34, 2019-07-12

2 giraffes at Florida wildlife park suffer 'instantaneous' deaths after lightning strike, officials say Two giraffes at a Florida wildlife park died were killed instantly last month when they were struck by lightning as a storm rolled through the area, park officials announced Tuesday....
16:34, 2019-06-12

Florida police thwart smuggling of McDonald's burgers and sandwiches, chewing tobacco into jail   Reps for the Clay County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) in Florida announced that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’s sandwiches and a tube of Grizzly chewing tobacco into the department’s detention facility....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Eleven-foot alligator breaks into Florida home, greets police with open jaw in kitchen An alligator was found in a kitchen after breaking into a Clearwater home through the windows, according to the Clearwater Police Department.        ...
23:00, 2019-05-31

Bird in Florida spotted feeding baby chick cigarette butt: 'Absolutely disheartening' A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt, prompting one woman to remind beachgoers this summer to clean up after themselves. ...
23:51, 2019-06-27

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
02:51, 2019-06-12

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
16:17, 2019-05-24

Cops receive ‘most Florida call of the week’ about dead shark, live alligator in creek Cops in the Sunshine State found a dead shark and a live alligator in the same freshwater creek — and called it “the most Florida call of the week.” The Alachua County Sheriff tweeted Sunday that deputies made the discovery in Lake Forest Creek in Gainesville — which they ass...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Protesters Highlight Gay Rights, Puerto Rico, Immigration as Trump Relaunches Campaign in Florida (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform in what organizers say will be a public rebuttal to the president’s policies. Orga...
21:34, 2019-06-18

Florida Dem ends campaign after claim she removed ‘77 bullets’ from Pulse shooting victims challenged A Democratic candidate for Florida’s House reportedly has ended her campaign after being challenged on her detailed and graphic claims she treated victims of the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting....
16:51, 2019-06-29

Florida governor signs bill making it harder for felons to regain voting rights A civil rights group immediately filed a lawsuit to block the law, which requires those convicted of felonies to repay all fines and fees associated with their sentences....
10:00, 2019-06-29

Trump’s company cancels strip-club-sponsored golf tournament at his Florida resort The Trump Organization said it canceled Shadow Cabaret’s tournament after the nonprofit named as the beneficiary of the event — Miami Allstars Foundation — dropped out earlier Wednesday....
02:01, 2019-07-11

Florida health officials warn of rabies in Disney World's Epcot theme park Health officials in Florida have issued a 60-day rabies alert for an area surrounding Disney World’s popular Epcot theme park, urging tourists and residents to avoid “stray dogs” and other wildlife. ...
19:34, 2019-07-10

200-pound Florida python named 'Ginormica' could reach world-record size, zoo official says A 200-pound reticulated python at a Florida zoo already stretches over 20 feet long – but the massive reptile is still slithering toward world-record size, according to a zoo official....
22:34, 2019-07-16

Florida’s Holmes Beach Police Department is hoping to reunite a prosthetic ear with its rightful owner (WFLA) Here’s a tale of an unusual “lost and found” item. Somebody turned in a rubber, prosthetic ear and Florida’s Holmes Beach Police Department would like to find its owner. You’d think somebody who lost an ear would step up and make a claim. So far, that hasn’t happ...
10:51, 2019-06-22

Mike Martin Jr. selected to succeed legendary dad as Florida State's new baseball coach Florida State assistant Mark Martin Jr. will replace his father Mike Martin, the NCAA's record-holder for career wins who is retiring after 40 years.       ...
13:17, 2019-06-22

Florida man, 18, allegedly drugged, sexually assaulted girl, 15, posted naked video of her online: police A Florida man was arrested on Wednesday after he allegedly drugged a 15-year-old girl, sexually assaulted her, and posted a naked video of her on Instagram, investigators said....
13:51, 2019-07-01

Florida Woman Charged With Felony After Daughter Is Filmed Licking Tongue Depressor in Medical Center A woman who reportedly shared a video to social media of her daughter licking a tongue depressor at a medical facility in Jacksonville, Florida and replacing it in a jar of unused ones was arrested this week on a felony charge.Read more......
07:17, 2019-07-12

CBOE Hosts 28th Annual Risk Management Conference, March 11 - 13 in Bonita Springs, Florida CHICAGO, February 16, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) will host its annual Risk Management Conference from Sunday, March 11 through Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida. Now in its 28th year, CBOE's Risk Management Co...
18:17, 2019-05-22

Former Florida sheriff's deputy arrested after allegedly planting drugs during minor traffic stops, officials say A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday after investigators say he “routinely” planted drugs on unsuspecting drivers during minor traffic stops, leading to the dismissal of nearly 120 cases in a two year period. ...
17:51, 2019-07-11

Alex Acosta redirects Jeffrey Epstein case criticism to Florida prosecutor Barry Krischer Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — drawing flak amid claims his office years ago fumbled the prosecution of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein — redirected fire Wednesday towards a Florida state prosecutor who reportedly pressured investigators to downgrade charges and who, Acosta says, "was ready to let ...
02:17, 2019-07-12

Roberto Luongo's retirement leaves Florida Panthers with room to spend on free agents With Roberto Luongo retiring, the Florida Panthers are front-runners for Sergei Bobrovsky. Our ranking of potential unrestricted free agents.       ...
07:34, 2019-06-30

Sheriff's deputy charged with neglect in Florida school shooting has strong defense -legal experts A sheriff's deputy charged with failing to protect students during a mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school has a simple defense, some legal experts said - he did not have a duty to save the victims....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Florida Tech wins its first women’s golf national title in last match before the team is eliminated Florida Tech wins the NCAA Division II Women's Golf Championship after being told in February that the team would be dissolved next year.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Florida high-school football recruit Joshua Ancrum killed after video game dispute Joshua Ancrum was shot and killed in Florida on Tuesday. His mother told a local TV station the shooting followed an argument about a video game.        ...
16:17, 2019-05-23

Florida driver who killed 3 teens was exotic dancer with suspended license, smelled of alcohol: report The driver of a car that struck and killed three Florida teens waiting for a bus to a soccer tournament over the weekend was an exotic dancer with a suspended license who reeked of alcohol, a report on Tuesday revealed....
19:17, 2019-05-28

Florida Fish & Wildlife officials say someone has been shooting alligators after several were found dead in a Collier County canal (WBBH/NBC News) The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is working with law enforcement to find out who shot several alligators found dead in a Collier County canal. “It’s ridiculous. Why kill an animal that’s not bothering you and is where it needs to be?” alligator trapper Ray ...
10:51, 2019-06-22

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex trafficking involved locations in NY, Virgin Islands, Florida, NM ranch: attorney Billionaire financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court Monday following an arrest on new charges that he trafficked young girls across state lines including New York, the Virgin Islands, Florida and a ranch in New Mexico, according to an attorney for the accusers....
06:34, 2019-07-08

Man says South Florida villa he bought at government auction turned out to be a foot-wide piece of land A man who snagged a $177,000 villa for $9,100 now believes he was scammed by the Florida county that put the property up for auction for unpaid property taxes....
02:34, 2019-06-17

Florida woman who turned in estranged husband’s guns faces trespassing charge, other counts dropped A Florida woman who was arrested after taking her ex-husband's guns from his home after a domestic dispute and turning them over to police will be charged with misdemeanor trespassing instead of theft and burglary....
23:17, 2019-07-04

Florida resource officer who didn't enter Parkland school during massacre granted reduced bail The former Florida sheriff's deputy charged with 11 criminal counts for failing to confront the gunman in the February 2018 Parkland school massacre was released from jail Thursday, according to reports....
06:34, 2019-06-07

Sheriff's deputy charged with neglect in Florida school shooting has strong defense: legal experts A sheriff's deputy charged with failing to protect students during a mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school has a simple defense, some legal experts said - he did not have a duty to save the victims....
06:17, 2019-06-06

Florida teenagers killed in 'tragic accident' while visiting Peru days after high school graduation A trip celebrating a milestone turned tragic when two recent Florida high school graduates were killed Friday in an accident while exploring Peru, according to officials....
16:51, 2019-05-27

CFE'S OCTOBER TRADING VOLUME RISES 15% OVER YEAR AGO; Total Volume of 124,289 Contracts, Average Daily Volume of 5,404 Contracts; Year-To-Date Volume Tops One Million Contracts, 25% Ahead Of 2007 CHICAGO, November 3, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 5,404 contracts traded each day during October 2008, a rise of 15 percent over the 4,700 contracts per day during October 2007. Trading volume during October totaled 124,289 contracts, an increase of ...
03:17, 2019-05-23