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US Sen. Rubio: Education must get practical, focus on jobs

February 24, 2015

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — During the final leg of a tour through New Hampshire, U.S. Sen. more »»

VA secretary apologizes anew for misstating military service

February 24, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Tuesday that integrity and character "is part of who I am" and apologized anew for erroneously claiming he served in the... more »»

Office Depot loss narrows; adjusted profit tops expectations

February 24, 2015

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Office Depot, which is being acquired by Staples in a $6 billion deal, reported Tuesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter loss narrowed as sales improved. more »»

Attorney: Martin's parents distraught by feds' decision

February 24, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney for the parents of Trayvon Martin says they are too distraught to talk to reporters after the Justice Department said the man who fatally shot their son won't face... more »»

Justice Dept.: No federal charges in Trayvon Martin death

February 24, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says George Zimmerman will not face federal civil rights charges in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. more »»

Judge agrees to apologize over cursing at store owner

February 24, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Miami-Dade county judge is saying she will apologize to a store owner she cursed at over a campaign sign. more »»

Democratic candidate will drop out of lawsuit against gov

February 24, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — One-time Democratic candidate George Sheldon is dropping out of a lawsuit that contends Florida Gov. Rick Scott is failing to report his actual wealth. more »»

Deputy on restricted duty after dragging woman in courthouse

February 24, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy is on restricted duty after officials say he dragged a mentally incompetent woman by the shackles around her ankles through a courthouse hallway. more »»

Remains of WWII air crew gunner from Athens to be interred

February 24, 2015

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — After more than 70 years away from his hometown, Charles J. Jones is coming back to Athens.

His remains will be interred 3 p.m. more »»

Stripper tells deputy drugs in car are for her back pain

February 24, 2015

SUGARLOAF KEY, Fla. (AP) — A 23-year-old woman told a sheriff's deputy she had drugs in her car for the back pain she suffers from being an adult dancer.

Monroe County Sheriff's Sgt. more »»

Rescuers in Florida free 19 manatees stuck in storm drain

February 24, 2015

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers working late into the night freed 19 manatees that were stuck in a storm drain in Florida.

Capt. more »»

Key lawmaker, vets group leader disappointed in VA secretary

February 24, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key committee chairman and the head of the American Legion expressed disappointment Tuesday with Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald, who erroneously claimed he served... more »»

Deputies: Boys face arson, burglary charges

February 24, 2015

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Deputies say six boys are accused of breaking into a vacant home and starting a small fir. more »»

Florida Gov. Scott officially suspends 11th grade test

February 24, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is officially suspending a standardized test that the state's 11th graders were supposed to take this spring. more »»

In video, officer pushes, slaps man at Florida bus terminal

February 24, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A police officer who pushed and slapped a man at a bus terminal has been suspended with pay after a video of the incident surfaced on YouTube. more »»

Attorney: Settlement reached in parasailing crash lawsuit

February 24, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney for two Indiana teenagers who were seriously injured in a Florida parasailing crash says a settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by one of the victim's... more »»

2 Fantasy 5 players win $111,461.58 jackpot

February 24, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two "Fantasy 5" players have selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot of $111,461.58. more »»

Office Depot 4Q loss narrows; adjusted profit tops Street

February 24, 2015

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Office Depot, which is being acquired by Staples in a $6 billion deal, reported Tuesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter loss narrowed as sales improved. more »»

 
 
 

 

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