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1 year later, nearly all 103 Great Danes have forever homes

September 23, 2017

FREEPORT, Fla. (AP) — When Alaqua Animal Refuge staff mobilized to rescue scores of Great Danes this time last year, it was all hands and paws on dec. more »»

Police: Mother fatally shoots 2 children, then herself

September 22, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman fatally shot her two children and then herself.

The Miami Herald reports that the dead woman and children were discovered Friday. more »»

Man goes from alligator wrestler to reptile scientist

September 22, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nick Clark was 33 and coming off a $72,000-a-year salary when he made a radical career change — wrestling alligators at Gatorland for $6 an hour. more »»

Hurricane Irma no match for nation's smallest post office

September 22, 2017

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The smallest post office in the United States survived one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded.

Hurricane Irma, which swept through Southwest Florida on Sept. more »»

Florida Museum of Natural History celebrates 100 years

September 22, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The concept of how the Florida Museum of Natural History wanted to celebrate its 100th year loomed in the back of employees' minds for years. more »»

Head of House panel seeks tax relief for hurricane victims

September 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the House's tax-writing committee is putting forward legislation to give temporary tax relief to victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Mari. more »»

1 year later, nearly all 103 Great Danes have forever homes

September 22, 2017

FREEPORT, Fla. (AP) — When Alaqua Animal Refuge staff mobilized to rescue scores of Great Danes this time last year, it was all hands and paws on dec. more »»

Good Samaritan fatally shot while helping elderly man

September 22, 2017

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida gunman fatally shot a good Samaritan who had confronted him for yelling at an elderly man who was cutting the grass. more »»

Elderly deaths: Call for generators in Florida nursing homes

September 22, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After 10 nursing home residents died in the sweltering heat of hurricane-induced power outages, Florida's nursing home industry is now on a collision course with Go. more »»

Florida State gives big bonus, raise to President Thrasher

September 22, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — For the third year in a row, Florida State University President John Thrasher is getting a substantial bonus and another boost in pay. more »»

Woman, stepmother arrested for road rage beating in Florida

September 22, 2017

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a woman and her stepmother are accused in connection with a road rage incident that left another woman unconscious on a Florida roadway. more »»

Neighborhood watch volunteers pull guns on lost Uber driver

September 22, 2017

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida neighborhood watch volunteers are facing charges after deputies say they mistook a lost Uber driver for a burglar, pulled guns on him and fired a shot. more »»

Early Halloween highway horror: Flaming pumpkins jam traffic

September 22, 2017

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. (AP) — In an early Halloween highway horror, a truckload of burning pumpkins has been blocking traffic on a Florida interstate.

Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. more »»

NASA's asteroid chaser swings by Earth on way to space rock

September 22, 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's asteroid-chasing spacecraft is swinging by Earth on Friday on its way to a space rock. more »»

Florida county cancels mosquito spraying after pushback

September 22, 2017

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. more »»

Text message prompts school lockdown, 2 students questioned

September 22, 2017

WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) — Two students have been questioned about a text message that warned of a shooting at their Florida high school. more »»

Hurricane topples 'Moon Tree' that was on Apollo mission

September 22, 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Winds from Hurricane Irma have toppled a tiny tree that orbited the moon and later grew at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. more »»

Florida family looks forward after losing home to sinkhole

September 22, 2017

APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida family will soon be searching for a new place to gather after their home of nearly five decades was lost to a sinkhole. more »»

 
 
 

 

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