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Military recruiter faces prison time for claiming bonuses

April 1, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A longtime military recruiter faces prison time and must repay $78,000 after admitting in federal court that he claimed recruitment bonuses that he didn't deserve. more »»

2 students injured in school bus crash

April 1, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two children suffered minor injuries in a school bus crash in Jacksonville. more »»

Former police officer sentenced for aiding drug dealer

April 1, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Titusville police officer has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for participating in a drug deal.

U.S. District Judge Paul G. more »»

'O, Miami' takes poetry to unusual places throughout April

April 1, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami River cruise launches a monthlong poetry festival dedicated to delivering poems to all Miami-Dade County residents.

The "O, Miami" festival runs through April 30. more »»

Decisions ahead for NCAA family travel program

April 1, 2015

Getting to the Final Four won't be as costly for the parents of many players this week, thanks to an NCAA pilot program that is helping pay for families of athletes to travel and see their sons... more »»

Man who sued Aaron Hernandez due to testify in murder trial

April 1, 2015

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A man who sued Aaron Hernandez over being shot in the face in Florida is due to take the stand in the former New England Patriots player's murder trial. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 1

March 31, 2015

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

Girl stabs boy at Miami high school

March 31, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami high school was briefly placed on lockdown after officials say a female student stabbed and injured a male student. more »»

Judge: Acquitted Florida mayor should be returned to office

March 31, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A judge has ruled that a South Florida mayor acquitted of federal corruption charges should be restored to his old office. more »»

Obama commutes sentences of 22 people in federal prison

March 31, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentences of nearly two dozen drug convicts, including some serving life in prison, in an act the White House said... more »»

Bill banning smoking in car with kids moves forward

March 31, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Smoking in a car with children would be illegal under a bill moving through the Florida Senat. more »»

After a year, lawmakers try to fix medical marijuana plan

March 31, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida passed a bill allowing medical marijuana a year ago, but the cancer patients and children with seizures it was intended to help still don't have access to the drug. more »»

Abortion rights activists object to waiting period bill

March 31, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A bill to require a 24-hour waiting period before getting an abortion is moving in the Florida Legislature, despite protests from pro-choice activists. more »»

Justin Bieber attends mediation in photographer's lawsuit

March 31, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Pop star Justin Bieber attended a mediation session in Miami in a lawsuit filed by a photographer who says he was roughed up by the singer's security. more »»

Charter nabs Bright House in latest pay-TV deal

March 31, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Charter buying Bright House for $10.4 billion is the latest big deal in the pay-TV industr. more »»

Former Miami police officer admits role in drug conspiracy

March 31, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a former Florida police officer has admitted his role in a drug trafficking organization. more »»

Florida senators meet with feds to talk about health care

March 31, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republican senators are meeting directly with federal officials to talk about health care funding that the state could soon lose. more »»

 
 
 

 

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