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SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

September 21, 2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship is rocketing toward the International Space Station. more »»

Turpentine magnate used jail inmates to get rich

September 21, 2014

MACCLENNY, Fla. (AP) — The historic Baker County jail certainly was not seen as a refuge by most prisoners who spent time there. more »»

Kids taken to adult trauma centers despite rules

September 21, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — One April evening two years ago, 9-year-old Justin Davis dashed into a busy Jacksonville street, headed to a convenience store for snack. more »»

Jailed Venezuelan police chief freed

September 20, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A former Caracas police chief whose decade-long imprisonment had rallied Venezuela's opposition has been released from jail on humanitarian grounds to continue serving a... more »»

Miami swimmer wins open-water competition

September 20, 2014

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) —  

A Miami man has won overall honors at an open-water swimming competition in the Florida Keys. more »»

Power workers train John Travolta for part

September 20, 2014

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Actor John Travolta is spending time with electrical linemen who work near his central Florida home while preparing for an upcoming movie role. more »»

Center helps student veterans with college plans

September 20, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A University of Florida program is helping military veterans succeed in college.

The Gainesville Sun (http://bit. more »»

Manatee County parent sues of shorter recess

September 20, 2014

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — One Manatee County mother is criticizing her local school district for shortening recess time for elementary school students. more »»

Man gets 8 years after robbing bank in Santa suit

September 20, 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man who robbed a bank two days before Christmas while wearing a Santa suit and carrying a fake bomb in his gift bag has been sentenced to eight years in prison. more »»

Central Florida man plans to move historic mansion

September 20, 2014

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — One central Florida man is spending $500,000 to move an historic mansion away from land where it is slated to be demolished.

The Lakeland Ledger (http://bit. more »»

Oystermen fear closing of Apalachicola Bay

September 20, 2014

APPALACHICOLA, Fla. (AP) — Seafood workers and oyster harvesters say they are worried about the future of Apalachicola Bay.

The Panama City News Herald ( http://bit. more »»

Some advocate Florida goliath grouper harvest

September 20, 2014

FORT MEYERS, Fla. (AP) — Some fishermen and divers are encouraging Florida's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to allow harvesting of goliath grouper. more »»

No Lucky Money winner; jackpot now $1.2M

September 20, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The "Lucky Money" jackpot rose to $1.2 million after no winner claimed the jackpot. more »»

3 Fantasy 5 players win $72,599.52 jackpots

September 20, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Three "Fantasy 5" game players have selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $72,599.52 each, Florida Lottery officials said Saturday. more »»

Florida fires 32 prison guards for wrongdoing

September 20, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The state of Florida has fired 32 prison guards as part of an investigation into the deaths of inmates at four state prisons.

The Miami Herald (http://hrld. more »»

A look at American jihadis: Why do they fight?

September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:

Moner Mohammad Abusalha, who liked to cuddle cats, blew himself up in May in Syria. more »»

Tracing shift from everyday American to jihadis

September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — A college dropout from Florida. A nurse's aide from Denver. The owner of a pizza-and-wings joint from upstate New Yor. more »»

At a Glance: the business dealings of Jeb Bush

September 20, 2014

Jeb Bush entered the Florida governor's mansion in 1999 with a net worth of $2 million, a relatively modest fortune compared with others in the Bush family. more »»

2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on business

September 20, 2014

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Many of the Republicans who are considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns.

What's former Florida Go. more »»

Man gets life for fatal burglary

September 20, 2014

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Panhandle man has been sentenced to life in prison for a fatal burglary.

A Walton County judge sentenced Chrispen Ramirez on Tuesday. more »»

 
 

 

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