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Former Rhode island man gets life for child molestation

April 20, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former Rhode Island resident who now lives in Florida has been sentenced to life in prison for molesting a young girl. more »»

Body of Bethune-Cookman student found on Daytona Beach

April 20, 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The body of a missing Bethune-Cookman University student has been found on the beach. more »»

Florida school districts halt testing amid new problems

April 20, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school districts are suspending testing amid a new round of problems with the state's online tests. more »»

Group seeks rehiring of workers at 5 closed Wal-Mart stores

April 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A group made up of Wal-Mart workers is asking labor regulators to go to court to force the discounter to rehire all 2,200 employees affected by the abrupt temporary closing of fiv... more »»

Canadian diplomat's teenage son pleads not guilty to murder

April 20, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — The 15-year-old son of a Canadian diplomat has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in a drug-related shootout that killed his older brother. more »»

Trial to begin for last 3 defendants in FAMU hazing case

April 20, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The trial of the remaining three former band members charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major is set to begin. more »»

Royal Caribbean cuts full-year outlook, shares slump

April 20, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. more »»

3 tickets each win Fantasy 5 jackpot worth $64,840.11

April 20, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Three "Fantasy 5" players selected all five winning numbers for a jackpot of $64,840.11 each. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 20

April 20, 2015

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

Orange County Sheriff's deputy arrested on DUI charge

April 20, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Orange County Sheriff's deputy faces drunk driving charges after he was pulled over while driving home from a Jimmy Buffett concert. more »»

Buchholz High School wins 11th consecutive math title

April 20, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Buchholz High School math team broke a state record at a two-day competition in Orlando.

They won their 11th straight championship at the competition. more »»

Boy, 9, still missing after being knocked from boat

April 20, 2015

EAST PALATKA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say the search for a 9-year-old north Florida boy missing after being knocked from a boat during a fishing trip has become a recovery mission. more »»

Longtime Marco Rubio-Jeb Bush alliance fades in GOP contest

April 20, 2015

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Ties between Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, political allies for more than a decade, are fraying as the Republican presidential campaign picks up. more »»

Florida artisan turns old firefighting gear into new items

April 20, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A north Florida artisan is keeping old and worn gear discarded by firefighters from the landfill and recycling it to make tote bags, wallets and oven mitts. more »»

Miami-Dade ex-detective guilty of protecting pot ring

April 20, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A former Miami-Dade County police detective is facing a minimum of five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to providing protection for a violent marijuana operation. more »»

Canadian diplomat's teenage son in court in murder case

April 20, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — The 15-year-old son of a Canadian diplomat is making his first appearance in adult court on murder charges in a drug-related shootout that killed his older brothe. more »»

Cruise ship spending accounts for $7.3 billion in Florida

April 20, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A business-oriented research group says the 9 million cruise passengers that came through Florida in 2013 accounted for $7.3 billion in direct spendin. more »»

 
 
 

 

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