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Man who killed student sentenced to death

September 16, 2014

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — An escaped Louisiana inmate convicted of killing a Florida State graduate student in northeast Florida has been sentenced to death. more »»

Florida marks 10th anniversary of Hurricane Ivan

September 16, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Ivan, which remains one of the costliest tropical storms to ever make landfall in the U.. more »»

Self-driving cars now need a permit in California

September 16, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many wer... more »»

Universities want boost in aid for needy students

September 16, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida universities say they need millions to deal with the fallout from changes to the state's popular Bright Futures scholarship program. more »»

Man accused in 4 slayings to appear in Fla. court

September 16, 2014

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend and leaving their bodies in a field is expected to appear in a Florida court. more »»

Uninsured rate remains unchanged in Florida

September 16, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The rate of Floridians without health insurance stayed the same in 2013 from the previous year.

Figures released from the U.S. more »»

29 Cuban migrants reach land in Florida Keys

September 16, 2014

LOGGERHEAD KEY, Fla. (AP) — Twenty-nine Cuban migrants have been rescued after reaching land in the Florida Keys. more »»

2 siblings hit while heading to school bus stop

September 16, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A brother and sister were hit by a car while crossing a street to get to their Jacksonville school bus stop.

The Florida Times-Union (http://bit. more »»

State suspends assessment exams for grades K-2

September 16, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Education Commissioner Pam Stewart has suspended its online assessment of students in kindergarten through second grade. more »»

Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a makeover

September 16, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Captain Citrus, the mascot of the Florida Department of Citrus, is getting a makeover.

Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. more »»

Univ. of Florida names new dean of dentistry

September 16, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The University of Florida has a new dean of dentistry a year and a half after the last dean stepped down.

School officials announced Monday that Dr. more »»

2 Fantasy 5 player win $101,085.88 jackpot

September 16, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two "Fantasy 5" game players have selected all five winning numbers to split a jackpot worth $101,085.88. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 16

September 16, 2014

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

Flagman killed at Bronson Speedway

September 16, 2014

BRONSON, Fla. (AP) — A veteran flagman at Bronson Speedway died after a racing pickup truck went out of control and hit him. more »»

US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

September 16, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.. more »»

Miami science museum gets $5M for health programs

September 16, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Baptist Health South Florida is giving $5 million for health and wellness programs at the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science being built in downtown Miami. more »»

Jacksonville neighbors fed up with frat house

September 16, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Residents of a Jacksonville neighborhood say their peace is being shattered by new neighbors: a fraternity house. more »»

Philippe Cousteau leads Florida research trip

September 16, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — A grandson of ocean exploration pioneer Jacques Cousteau is visiting Florida to raise awareness about the effects of pollution on marine resources such as corals. more »»

Mom charged in son's 1991 murder is due in court

September 16, 2014

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A Florida woman charged in the 1991 death of her 5-year-old son is scheduled to make her first appearance in a New Jersey courtroom. more »»

 
 

 

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