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1 dead in ATV collision with swamp buggies in mud park

May 24, 2015

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — A man was killed and his passenger was injured when his all-terrain vehicle collided with two swamp buggies at a southwest Florida mud park. more »»

4 Fantasy 5 players win jackpot worth $63,404.14 each

May 24, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Four "Fantasy 5" players have selected all five winning numbers to each take home a jackpot of $63,404.14. more »»

No Lotto jackpot winner; top prize rises to $11 million

May 24, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No tickets matched all six winning Florida Lotto numbers, so the jackpot now rises to $11 millio. more »»

Haitian man pleads guilty in US migrant smuggling case

May 24, 2015

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A Haitian man is facing U.S. prison time after pleading guilty to illegally smuggling migrants aboard a boat from the Bahamas. more »»

UCF raising cost of repeating college classes a third time

May 24, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The University of Central Florida is raising the price on students who have to repeat classes they have flunked. more »»

North Florida man guilty in murder of pill dealer

May 24, 2015

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A jury has found a north Florida man guilty of killing a prescription pill dealer in Ocala. more »»

Haitian Caribbean Book Fair showcases culture in Miami

May 24, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat says a book fair in Miami's Little Haiti helps the community hold onto its culture as the neighborhood becomes gentrified. more »»

Tiny homes, mobile homes eyed for homeless

May 24, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Must see to appreciate! Cozy two-story cottage with bath, kitchenette, loft, spacious porch and community garden. Walking distance to health care, bus line, library and shops. more »»

Family fishery lives on despite rough waters in Goodland

May 24, 2015

GOODLAND, Fla. (AP) — Goodland's afternoon stickiness pushes through the doorway of the fish house where Patty Kirk is hand-mixing her umpteenth batch of mustard sauce. more »»

Florida couple recount hardships after April quake in Nepal

May 23, 2015

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Panhandle couple was finishing a monthlong tour of Nepal and Tibet when a massive earthquake disrupted their travel. more »»

Florida Panhandle airport marks 5th year, plans to grow

May 23, 2015

WEST BAY, Fla. (AP) — Transportation in Florida's Panhandle changed five years ago when Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport opened. more »»

Suspect in death of 15-month-old turns himself in to police

May 23, 2015

COCOA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the suspect in the death of a 15-month-old central Florida boy has turned himself in to police. more »»

Deputy cleared in shooting death of man with gun in pocket

May 23, 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy has been cleared in the death of a man who pulled a gun from his pocket at a towing company. more »»

Hospitals involved in federal whistleblower settlement

May 23, 2015

Hospitals in seven states are involved in a string of settlements arising from a whistleblower's allegations that Medicare reimbursements were made for psychiatric services that were not... more »»

Parents say teen shot by police suffered from mental illness

May 23, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a Tampa Bay-area teenager who shot an officer in the leg before police fatally shot him say he never received a specific diagnosis for his mental illness. more »»

Judge orders release for man sentenced to life as a teen

May 23, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami man sentenced to life in prison as a juvenile in the slaying of an ice cream vendor's wife has been freed after serving 44 years in prison. more »»

Teen dies of cancer weeks after prom with NFL player

May 23, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Hospital officials say a Jacksonville teenager with liver cancer who went to her high school prom with an NFL player has died. more »»

2 Fantasy 5 players each win $115,724.55 jackpot

May 23, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two "Fantasy 5" players have selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $115,724.55 each. more »»

Lucky Money jackpot rises to $700,000

May 23, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No "Lucky Money" tickets matched all four numbers plus the Lucky Ball, and the next jackpot rises to $700,000. more »»

2 women, deputy attacked by pit bull

May 23, 2015

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two women and a Florida Panhandle deputy were injured in a pit bull attack. more »»

 
 
 

 

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