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Troopers: Man killed after jumping in front of truck on I-75

July 2, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a man died after walking into traffic on Interstate 75 near Fort Myers. more »»

Crews filming on WWII seaplane stranded on Gulf Coast

July 2, 2015

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — Film crews are making the most of a World War II-era seaplane that's stranded in Gulf Coast waters at the Alabama-Florida state line.

Al.com (http://bit. more »»

Attorney General Bondi discusses oil spill settlement

July 2, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says a settlement with oil company BP prevents going down a "black hole" of litigatio. more »»

No Lotto jackpot winner; top prize rises to $23 million

July 2, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No tickets matched all six winning Florida Lotto numbers, so the jackpot now rises to $23 million. more »»

1 Fantasy 5 player wins jackpot worth $228,229.44

July 2, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — One "Fantasy 5" player has selected all five winning numbers to take home a jackpot of $228,229.44. more »»

Gulf states reach $18.7B settlement with BP over oil spill

July 2, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Officials in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana have announced an $18. more »»

South Florida pair accused of stealing $250K from Tires Plus

July 2, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Fort Lauderdale man stole more than $250,000 from Tire Plus stores while working as a district manager for the company. more »»

4 animals die in Panama City duplex fire

July 2, 2015

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Officials say three cats and a dog died in a fire at a Panama City duplex. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 2

July 2, 2015

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

Miami Lakes council asks state to investigate mayor's crash

July 2, 2015

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Lakes town council will ask the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate Mayor Michael Pizzi's recent car crash. more »»

Miami man who carjacked SUV at hotel gets 20 years in prison

July 2, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a man who carjacked a SUV at a downtown Miami hotel, hitting seven people and wrecking four cars, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. more »»

Many but not all in GOP object as US, Cuba plan embassies

July 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Loud but hardly universal catcalls from Republicans underscored the obstacles and opportunities ahead as U.S. more »»

Southwest Florida officials probe slaying of doctor

July 2, 2015

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are still investigating the slaying of a popular, 46-year-old southwest Florida doctor.

Dr. Teresa Sievers was found dead in her home on Monday. more »»

2 Florida State Prison guards arrested for drug dealing

July 2, 2015

RAIFORD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested two prison guards in connection with a large-scale pain pill distribution ring at Florida State Prison. more »»

Minnesota sues Florida student loan forgiveness company

July 1, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's attorney general is accusing a Florida company of preying on students with promises of loan forgivenes. more »»

Some Cubans see US thaw as a boon, others pessimistic

July 1, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — As Havana and Washington move to restore full ties, Cubans are watching closely. more »»

Is it endangered? More study for alligator snapping turtles

July 1, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal protection may be needed for three amphibian species and seven reptiles, including the hard-biting, spiky-shelled alligator snapping turtle, the U.S. more »»

9-year-old Tampa area boy shot in face after sneaking gun

July 1, 2015

PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay area authorities say a 9-year-old boy was seriously injured when he was shot in the cheek as he and his brother were handling a handgun in their house. more »»

 
 
 

 

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