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5 Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 28

February 27, 2015

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

FDIC closes Puerto Rico's Doral Bank; Banco Popular steps in

February 27, 2015

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. shut down Puerto Rico-based Doral Bank on Friday, with Banco Popular taking over most of the operations of what once the U.S. more »»

NHL players getting an education about blood clots

February 27, 2015

TORONTO (AP) — The doctor told Tomas Fleischmann he might never play hockey again. Blood clots that began in his leg had moved to his lungs and threatened not only his career but his life. more »»

1 dead following southwest Florida house explosion

February 27, 2015

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead after a fire and explosion blew the roof off a southwest Florida home. more »»

Fisherman's high court win spurs call for legal reform

February 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court case of a fisherman hooked by a law meant to preserve documents rather than fish is renewing calls to curb the criminal justice system. more »»

Bush: Borders less secure if Congress cuts off DHS dollars

February 27, 2015

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he doesn't see how cutting off the Department of Homeland Security's budget would make the United States' borders more secur. more »»

Potential GOP candidates for president head to Tennessee

February 27, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is kicking off a steady stream of visits from potential Republican presidential candidates.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Arkansas Gov. more »»

Judge: Taxpayers should pay legal bills for former speaker

February 27, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge says taxpayers should pay the legal fees of disgraced former House Speaker Ray Sansom. more »»

Possible GOP candidates for president headed to Tennessee

February 27, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is kicking off a steady stream of visits from potential Republican presidential candidates.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Arkansas Gov. more »»

Competitors hungry for Seminole blackjack deal to expire

February 27, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — As Florida lawmakers appear ready to allow key portions of the state's high-stakes gambling deal with the Seminole to expire, other gambling interests are watching keenly for opening... more »»

Florida consumer confidence rises for 7th straight month

February 27, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's consumers continue to have confidence in the state's economy. more »»

NASA approves Sunday spacewalk despite water leak in helmet

February 27, 2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space station astronauts will venture back out for a spacewalk this weekend, despite a helmet water lea. more »»

Homeowner fatally shoots intruder near Fort Lauderdale

February 27, 2015

NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A homeowner fatally shot a man who was trying to break into his home near Fort Lauderdal. more »»

Rubio: Obama sees deal with Iran as his legacy

February 27, 2015

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says President Barack Obama sees a deal with Iran on its nuclear ambitions as his legacy. more »»

Worker dies in construction accident at Sarasota mall

February 27, 2015

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A construction worker is dead following an accident at the Westfield Sarasota Square mall. more »»

4 Fantasy 5 players win jackpot worth $57,384.10 each

February 27, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Four "Fantasy 5" players have selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $57,384.10 eac. more »»

Flying broomsticks: Quidditch Tourney comes to Palm Coast

February 27, 2015

PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — Look out for the broomsticks in Palm Coast. more »»

Florida police fatally shoot rape suspect

February 27, 2015

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Police officers in central Florida fatally shot a Pennsylvania man wanted on sexual battery and kidnapping charges. more »»

Man fatally shot during home-showing in Fort Lauderdale

February 27, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a gunman fatally shot a man who was looking at a house near Fort Lauderdale with his wife and real estate agent. more »»

 
 
 

 

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