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Attorney: Convicted tax schemer is too fat for prison

October 17, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The attorney for a 72-year-old Florida man who was convicted in a tax scheme is using obesity to try to keep his client out of prison. more »»

Sheriff: 2 deputies ousted over drug court sex scandal

October 17, 2017

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff says two of his deputies were forced to leave their jobs after an investigation found they were preying on women in drug court programs. more »»

2 killed, 2 critically injured in turnpike toll booth crash

October 17, 2017

NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two people have died and two other are being treated from injuries suffered in a crash at a toll plaza along Florida's Turnpik. more »»

Woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her

October 17, 2017

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 325-pound (150-kilogram) woman has been charged with killing a 9-year-old girl by sitting on the child as punishment. more »»

The 10 things to know going into this NBA season

October 17, 2017

Happy New Year, NBA.

The 72nd regular season starts Tuesday night, when Boston heads to Cleveland and Houston goes to Golden State. more »»

Woman beaten after running over toddler with SUV

October 17, 2017

DEERFIELD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was dragged from her SUV and beaten after running over a toddler in Florida. more »»

911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'

October 17, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of a crisis unfoldin. more »»

Nebraska man charged with helping girlfriend kill herself

October 16, 2017

WEEPING WATER, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man faces an assisted suicide charge after authorities say he helped his girlfriend kill herself in the woods. more »»

Florida candidate: Aliens took me aboard their ship at age 7

October 16, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida congressional candidate is standing by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done on Earth sinc... more »»

Driver of deadly immigrant smuggling run pleads guilty

October 16, 2017

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The driver of a semitrailer packed with at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, pleaded guilty Monday to making the deadly smuggling run.

James Matthew Bradley Jr. more »»

Nebraska man charged with helping girlfriend commit suicide

October 16, 2017

WEEPING WATER, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man faces an assisted suicide charge after authorities say he helped his girlfriend commit suicide in the woods. more »»

911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'

October 16, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of panic. more »»

SUV crashes into dialysis center

October 16, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say an SUV crashed into a building following a collision with a car.

A St. more »»

Teen's body found day after disappearing at Florida beach

October 16, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they've recovered the body of a Florida teenager who got caught in a rip current in the Atlantic Ocean. more »»

The Latest: Menendez defense calls family members to stand

October 16, 2017

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy donor (all times local):

3 p.m.

The defense team in U.S. Sen. more »»

Florida's 2 main political parties could pay hefty fines

October 16, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's two political parties could get hit with some hefty fines.

State officials this month levied a $110,000 fine against the Republican Party of Florida. more »»

Listing how each top NCAA school is reacting to hoops probe

October 16, 2017

The Associated Press asked 84 top universities with major basketball programs as well as six top conferences about their response to a federal corruption scandal that has overshadowed college... more »»

Florida state of emergency declared for white nationalist

October 16, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is declaring a state of emergency in advance of a speech white nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to give at the University of Florida. more »»

Judge refuses to throw out case against New Jersey senator

October 16, 2017

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The judge at Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption trial refused to throw out any of the charges against the New Jersey Democrat on Monday in light of a U.S. more »»

Florida Gov. wants to boost security at Jewish schools

October 16, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to set aside another $1 million to beef up security at Jewish day schools around the state. more »»

 
 
 

 

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