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Florida News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

May 3, 2016

Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Florida. more »»

Tampa considers food donations to pay off parking tickets

May 3, 2016

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Looking for a way out of a parking ticket? Donate some canned goods to a food bank.

That's a proposal being considered by the Tampa City Counci. more »»

Florida woman wages 11-year battle to build carport

May 3, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Don't tell Pamella Settlegood you can't fight city hall. She's been waging a battle to build a carport outside her St. Petersburg home for the past 11 years. more »»

Reality 'difficult to face' after crash kills mom's 4 kids

May 3, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The mother of a 33-year-old Florida woman who lost four of her five children in a crash on Interstate 95 says her daughter is "devastated" and "feels completely empty. more »»

Weber makes sweet investment in Champaign custard shop

May 3, 2016

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Four years after he was fired by the University of Illinois, basketball coach Bruce Weber is making a comeback in Champaign. more »»

Police: robbers eat, shoot dog and put victim in dog cage

May 3, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police have arrested a man suspected of forcing his way into a north Florida apartment, shooting a dog and putting a victim in the dog's cage. more »»

Teen gets 30 years for killing over mom's stolen rifle

May 3, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami teen has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the slaying of a man he believed had stolen his mother's rifle.

The Miami Herald (http://goo. more »»

Orlando officer arrested on DUI charge after hit-and-run

May 3, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Orlando police officer has been charged with driving under the influence following a hit-and-run crash in Manatee County. more »»

US Bobsled team looking for athletes; 9 combines scheduled

May 3, 2016

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — USA Bobsled & Skeleton is looking for athletes and will be conducting combine events across the country. more »»

Hulk Hogan seeks rematch with Gawker, sues over transcript

May 3, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan has sued Gawker again, saying the gossip website leaked sealed court documents with a transcript that quoted him making racist remarks. more »»

Fleeing suspect shot, wounded by police in South Florida

May 2, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in a stolen car was shot and wounded in South Florida while trying to flee police.

The Palm Beach Post (http://goo. more »»

CSX: Most cars that derailed in Washington back on tracks

May 2, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Train cars that derailed in the nation's capital over the weekend have largely been put back on the tracks, and workers on Monday finished offloading hazardous materials from tw... more »»

FastTrain college operator gets 8 years in prison for fraud

May 2, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — The former head of a for-profit college called FastTrain has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for a multimillion-dollar U.S. government fraud scam. more »»

Crossing guard manager hits, kills teen near school bus stop

May 2, 2016

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a central Florida crossing guard supervisor's vehicle has hit and killed a teen running across a street to catch a school bus. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for May 3

May 2, 2016

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

Crossing guard supervisor hits, kills teen near bus stop

May 2, 2016

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a central Florida crossing guard supervisor's vehicle has hit and killed a teen running across a street to catch a school bus. more »»

Hulk Hogan seeks rematch with Gawker, sues over transcript

May 2, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan is suing Gawker again, saying the gossip website leaked sealed court documents that quoted him making racist remarks. more »»

Cruise ship stomach bug: CDC investigates after 97 fall sick

May 2, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The CDC is investigating an outbreak of a stomach bug aboard the Disney Wonder cruise ship last week. more »»

The Latest: Suspect in Jewish center bomb plot in court

May 2, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Jewish Center-Plot (all times local):

2:35 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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