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The Latest: Jewish leaders welcome arrest of threat suspect

March 23, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israeli police saying they have arrested a Jewish Israeli man who is the prime suspect behind a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers and other... more »»

Wildlife agency phases out screwworm medicines for Key deer

March 23, 2017

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials say endangered Key deer no longer need anti-parasite medication to fight off flesh-eating screwworms.

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Whiskey and Wheaties Bill narrowly passes Florida Senate

March 23, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The liquor wall is closer to coming down in Florida. more »»

Police say Miami taxi cab driver robbed, beat passenger

March 23, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — A taxi driver is suspected of robbing a Colorado tourist of $800 following a night at a Miami nightclub.

Miami-Dade police say the incident happened about 3:30 a.m. more »»

Judge: man competent for Jewish center bomb plot trial

March 23, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man has been ruled mentally competent to stand trial on charges of plotting to bomb a synagogue and Jewish school in support of the Islamic State terrorist group. more »»

Florida bill will help foster children get driver's licenses

March 23, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Children in foster care would get help obtaining a driver's license and auto insurance under a bill unanimously passed by the Senate. more »»

By the numbers: Property values of theme parks in dispute

March 23, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld are engaged in legal battles with the county appraiser and tax collector regarding what their massive properties are worth. more »»

Florida teens accused of striking deputy with stolen SUV

March 23, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say three Florida teens face multiple charges after hitting a sheriff's deputy with a stolen SUV and then hiding in a nearby landfill. more »»

Disney, Universal battle tax bill for Florida theme parks

March 23, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando's theme parks have taken to the courts to resolve disagreements over property taxes that in the past have been resolved through creative tactics or negotiations. more »»

Officials: Fast-moving brush fire threatens Florida homes

March 23, 2017

BRYCEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Forest Service officials say a 400-acre brush fire has forced the evacuation of a neighborhood and threatened or burned up to 15 homes. more »»

Body of second boater found off Florida's west coast

March 23, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say they've recovered the body of a second yacht crew member who disappeared while swimming in rough water off Florida's west coast last week. more »»

Florida were among the biggest population gainers last year

March 23, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Three metro areas in Florida were among the nation's 10 biggest gainers in population last year, and another three Florida metro areas were in the top 10 for growth rates. more »»

Panther found dead in southwest Florida

March 23, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Florida panther has been found dead from an apparent fight with another panther in southwest Florida. more »»

Toddler dies after being found floating in pool

March 23, 2017

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old girl is dead after being found floating in the pool at her family's central Florida home.

Treasure Coast Newspapers (https://goo. more »»

Iguana causes a racket at Miami Open for several minutes

March 23, 2017

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — An iguana caused quite a racket during a professional tennis match at the Miami Open, perching atop a scoreboard and then scurrying across the court. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for March 23

March 22, 2017

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

Competency training for man accused of killing flamingo

March 22, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has ruled a man accused of killing a flamingo at Busch Gardens must undergo in-home competency training before the animal cruelty case against him can continue. more »»

 
 
 

 

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