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Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

August 25, 2014

LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) — Citrus has always been synonymous with Florida.

The orange adorns the state license plate. more »»

10 things to know about Florida citrus, greening

August 25, 2014

LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) — A disease called greening is threatening to wipe out a vital part of Florida's economy and identity: the state's $9 billion citrus industry. more »»

Man, 50, dies in Zephyrhills skydiving accident

August 25, 2014

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) — An experienced skydiver from Tampa has died in a landing accident at Skydive City in Zephyrhills. more »»

1 Fantasy 5 player wins $214,880.84 jackpot

August 25, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — One "Fantasy 5" game player has selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $214,880.84. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 25

August 25, 2014

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

Hearing set in Florida loud music death case

August 25, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of killing a teenager during an argument over loud music is expected back in court for a pretrial hearing in Jacksonville. more »»

Jellyfish sting 406 swimmers off New Smyrna Beach

August 25, 2014

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jellyfish were a nuisance to swimmers in the Atlantic Ocean off New Smyrna Beach over the weekend. more »»

4 found dead in water off South Florida coast

August 25, 2014

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Officials are still trying to determine the identities of four men whose bodies were found floating off the South Florida coastline. more »»

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio boosting SC Republicans

August 25, 2014

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is scheduled to speak at a fundraising barbecue for South Carolina Republicans.

Earlier this summer, U.S. Rep. more »»

Florida Supreme Court justice to speak on Ferguson

August 25, 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Supreme Court justice is discussing a white Missouri police officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

James E.C. more »»

Crist, Rich in final push for Fla. primary votes

August 25, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A final push for votes is underway in Democrats' race to reclaim the governor's mansion.

Former Gov. more »»

Florida Gov. wants review of tests and standards

August 24, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. more »»

Marino back with Dolphins as special adviser

August 24, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Dan Marino is returning to the Miami Dolphins. more »»

Marino back with Dolphins as special advisor

August 24, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Dan Marino is returning to the Miami Dolphins. more »»

4 bodies found floating off South Florida coast

August 24, 2014

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard says four people have been found dead off the South Florida coast.

Officials say two males were found floating in the water around 10 a.m. more »»

Miami housing project becomes magnet for violence

August 24, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Though serious crime rates have dropped to historic lows across the state, one of Miami's notorious housing projects is seeing a staggering amount of violence. more »»

Florida Lotto jackpot rises to $18 million

August 24, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The jackpot in the Florida Lotto game has grown to $18 million after no one matched the six winning numbers in the latest drawin. more »»

3 Fantasy 5 players win jackpot

August 24, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Three "Fantasy 5" players selected all five winning numbers to each take a prize of $81,090.62. more »»

 
 

 

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