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Police: suspected burglar dies after getting stuck in vent

September 1, 2015

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man police suspect was trying to burglarize a South Florida gas station died after getting stuck in a rooftop vent. more »»

Woman charged with killing husband in western North Carolina

September 1, 2015

MURPHY, N.C. (AP) — A Florida woman has been charged with shooting and killing her husband at their vacation home in western North Carolina.

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne. more »»

New study finds Florida's high stakes school tests valid

September 1, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's high stakes tests taken by millions of school children are valid according to a new independent study. more »»

2 hit jackpot in Fantasy 5 lottery

September 1, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two players picked all the correct numbers to win the latest "Fantasy 5" lottery game. more »»

Officials: woman, 2 children dead in Florida fire

September 1, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Tampa, Florida say a woman and two children died and a third child was injured in an early morning house fire. more »»

5 in Florida pleading guilty in $36M affordable housing scam

September 1, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Four developers in Miami and a Fort Lauderdale contractor are pleading guilty to federal charges stemming from an alleged $36 million affordable housing fraud. more »»

Tropical Storm Fred moving away from Cape Verde Islands

September 1, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Fred is moving farther away from the Cape Verde Islands and is expected to weaken.

The storm's maximum sustained winds early Tuesday are near 65 mph (100 kph). more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 1

September 1, 2015

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

Court records: honey eased swallowing 54 cocaine pellets

September 1, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federal court records in Florida show a woman used honey to help her swallow 54 pellets containing cocaine in a trick she learned from a television show. more »»

Police: Baby found safe inside stolen car, suspect at large

September 1, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Police are investigating after they say a car was stolen in southwest Miami-Dade with a 1-year-old boy inside. more »»

Black Lives Matter movement experiencing growing pains

September 1, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at... more »»

Nearly 1,000 suitcases collected for foster kids

September 1, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Guardian ad Litem program is giving nearly 1,000 suitcases to foster children. more »»

UF, Mount Sinai partner in new Alzheimer's research center

September 1, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida and the University of Florida are partnering to open an Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. more »»

Flights start between Orlando and Dubai

September 1, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando tourism officials say the start of flights between Orlando International Airport and Dubai should tap new markets of tourists in the Middle East and Asia. more »»

Fred was easternmost hurricane to form in Atlantic tropics

September 1, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Weather forecasters say Fred was the easternmost hurricane known to have formed in the Atlantic tropics, and the first to actually pass over the Cape Verde Islands as a hurricane. more »»

NextEra defends plans, commits to Hawaii energy goals

September 1, 2015

HONOLULU (AP) — The Florida-based company NextEra Energy is defending its plans to acquire Hawaiian Electric.

Gov. David Ige has opposed the deal. more »»

Man charged after passing out in KFC drive-thru

August 31, 2015

STUART, Fla. (AP) — A Miami man is facing charges after authorities say he passed out in his car at a central Florida KFC drive-thru. more »»

Man gets life in prison for fatal robbery

August 31, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — One of several young people accused of fatally shooting a Jacksonville man during a robbery has been sentenced to life in prison. more »»

 
 
 

 

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