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Top 2 CSX executives retiring, railroad lays off 1,000

February 21, 2017

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The top two CSX executives will retire this spring, and the railroad plans to lay off roughly 1,000 management employees next month.

CSX Cor. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 22

February 21, 2017

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

Florida House pushes ahead with bid to dismantle programs

February 21, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A push by Florida House Republicans to scuttle the state's economic development agency is moving ahead, despite fierce opposition by Gov. Rick Scot. more »»

UPS tests drones for regular deliveries in rural areas

February 21, 2017

UPS says its latest flying test shows the potential for using drones to make deliveries in rural areas. more »»

Mariners' Martin tells of threats in Cuban smuggling trial

February 21, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Seattle Mariners outfielder Leonys Martin has told a Miami jury he crossed the U.S. more »»

Drop in Florida home ownership but gains in Fort Myers area

February 21, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Homeownership dipped slightly in Florida statewide last year, but there were gains in southwest Florida.

New Census figures released Tuesday by the U.S. more »»

Deputies: 1 dead, 1 critical in Orlando home invasion

February 21, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Investigators say an Orlando man shot two men during a home invasion, killing one of them. more »»

Grandparents charged in case of boy killed by brother

February 21, 2017

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested the grandparents of an 8-year-old boy who was accidentally shot and killed by his older brother. more »»

Defense cites Stand Your Ground law in theater shooting case

February 21, 2017

DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge is hearing evidence to determine whether a retired police officer acted in self-defense when he shot a man in a movie theater in 2014. more »»

Time to play a go this year? Florida may mandate recess

February 21, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida schools would be required to let children out each day for recess under a bill now moving in the state Legislature. more »»

Exactech reports 4Q loss

February 21, 2017

GAINSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Exactech Inc. on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $11.8 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. more »»

United Insurance reports 4Q loss

February 21, 2017

SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — United Insurance Holdings Corp. on Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $10.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. more »»

Train hits man standing on the railroad tracks in Florida

February 21, 2017

HOLLY HILL, Fla. (AP) — Police say a train struck and killed a man who was standing on the tracks in central Florida. more »»

Man run over while working on tractor-trailer in Florida

February 21, 2017

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old man was run over by the tractor-trailer he was working on at a central Florida shop. more »»

PGT misses Street 4Q forecasts

February 21, 2017

NORTH VENICE, Fla. (AP) — PGT Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $4.1 million.

On a per-share basis, the North Venice, Florida-based company said it had profit of 8 cents. more »»

Police: Pair killed landlord, lived with her body 2 weeks

February 21, 2017

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Police say a man and a woman are accused of killing their landlord in Florida and living with the body for two weeks while trying to decide how to dispose of it. more »»

Del Monte posts 4Q profit

February 21, 2017

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $12 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. more »»

Half-eaten shark washes ashore on central Florida beach

February 21, 2017

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Beachgoers in central Florida were stunned over the weekend when they discovered that a half-eaten shark had washed ashore. more »»

$3.2B Sabal Trail pipeline on target for June operation

February 21, 2017

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A 515-mile-long natural gas pipeline under construction in east Alabama is on target to begin operation in June. more »»

Florida child welfare investigator wanted on drug charges

February 21, 2017

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are looking for a child protective investigator they say was dealing heroin and cocaine. more »»

 
 
 

 

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