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5 Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 19

December 18, 2014

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

First Bush, then Cuba: Rubio rides political wave

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the 2016 Republican presidential primary lurched ahead this week, no GOP prospect had a ride quite like Marco Rubi. more »»

Number of top-rated high schools falls in Florida

December 18, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Sparked by another round of changes to the state's grading formula, the number of top-rated high schools in Florida dropped dramatically this year. more »»

Drug supplier pleads guilty in MLB doping case

December 18, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — A man who admitted working as a black market chemist at a garage lab in his suburban home pleaded guilty Thursday to being the main supplier of banned performance-enhancing substance... more »»

Correction: Cuba-Travel story

December 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Dec. 17 about travel to Cuba, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of Americans who were authorized to travel to Cuba last year. more »»

NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

December 18, 2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck.

The capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday. more »»

Paul: Trade with Cuba 'probably a good idea'

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday the lengthy U.S. more »»

'Prison Houdini' set to make his 1st legal escape

December 18, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Had Mark DeFriest just waited a couple of months to collect his inheritance, he never would have gone to priso. more »»

Jeb Bush to step down from Barclays

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeb Bush is stepping down from an advisory role with British banking giant Barclay. more »»

2 astronauts will expand envelope with 1-year spaceflight

December 18, 2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The two men assigned to a one-year spaceflight said Thursday that their upcoming mission will allow the world to push deeper into space. more »»

Thief fakes heart attack so friend can steal toys

December 18, 2014

LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man faked a heart attack inside a central Florida Wal-Mart store so his friend could steal toys. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 18

December 18, 2014

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

Panhandle man dies 2 weeks after arrest

December 18, 2014

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The medical examiner is reviewing the case of a 28-year-old man who died about two weeks after being Escambia County Sheriff's deputies used a stun gun on him. more »»

Health advocate volunteers needed to train

December 18, 2014

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The Coastal Resource and Resiliency Center is seeking candidates to train as Peer Health Advocates to serve coastal Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Florida. more »»

No Florida Lotto players win $5 million jackpot

December 18, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No tickets matched all six Florida Lotto numbers for the $4 million jackpot. The Jackpot now goes to $5 million for Saturday's drawing. more »»

No one matches all 5 numbers in Fantasy 5

December 18, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No one picked all five numbers of the "Fantasy 5" game, causing the jackpot to roll down. more »»

Legion of Honor medal winners honored

December 18, 2014

PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — Two 89-year-old veterans of World War II were honored at a reception after receiving France's Legion of Honor medals. more »»

4 stranded in Everglades when airboat overturns

December 18, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Four people are safe after their airboat overturned southwest of Everglades Holiday Park in the Miami Canal. more »»

Jacksonville man gets life for nightclub slaying

December 18, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting another man during a fight outside a Jacksonville nightclub. more »»

Drug supplier to plead guilty in MLB doping case

December 18, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man described by authorities as a black market chemist is set to plead guilty to federal charges stemming from the Major League Baseball performance-enhancing... more »»

 
 
 

 

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