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Florida woman poised to join the ranks of supercentenarians

May 25, 2015

COCOA, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida woman is poised to join the ranks of supercentenarians.

Mattie Mae Cisrow will turn 110 years old on Saturday. more »»

Deputy on leave after firing at armed man outside Tampa home

May 25, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy is on administrative leave after firing at an armed man outside a Tampa home. more »»

Woman missing from boat returning from Stiltsville off Miami

May 25, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities are searching for a 26-year-old Florida woman missing from a boat returning to shore near Miami. more »»

2 Fantasy 5 players each win $93,551.64 jackpot

May 25, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two "Fantasy 5" players have selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $93,551.64 each. more »»

Dedication planned for new Orlando VA hospital

May 25, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is among the dignitaries planning to be at the dedication of a new VA medical center in Orlando. more »»

Miami, Orlando schools ditch Styrofoam trays

May 25, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — The school districts in Miami and Orlando are removing Styrofoam trays from school lunchrooms and replacing them with compostable plates made of recycled newsprint. more »»

Events to mark Memorial Day at Pensacola Naval Air Station

May 25, 2015

PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. (AP) — The sailors at Pensacola Naval Air Station in the Florida Panhandle will mark Memorial Day with a special ceremony. more »»

Panhandle welcomes thousands of LGBT holiday tourists

May 25, 2015

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of LGBT tourists are spending their Memorial Day weekend on Florida Panhandle beaches. more »»

Florida's bee colonies on the rise thanks to new program

May 25, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's managed bee colonies have increased by more than 145 percent in the last eight years, thanks to a successful partnership between beekeepers and growers. more »»

Stringing an emerald necklace of islands

May 25, 2015

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — It's a five-minute paddle from the North Siesta Key Bridge to Edwards Islan. more »»

Is Jacksonville's Don Quixote a superhero or super pest?

May 25, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Both are thin, gentlemanly, polite and kind. more »»

Officer recovering after being dragged in traffic stop

May 24, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando police say an officer is recovering from injuries to his arms and legs after being dragged by a car during a traffic stop. more »»

Florida Panhandle actor featured in new variety show

May 24, 2015

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" actor from Florida's Panhandle says he's looking forward to showcasing new talents in a prime-time variety show. more »»

Actor Jack Black gives commencement speech at Florida school

May 24, 2015

MONTVERDE, Fla. (AP) — Actor Jack Black gave some tongue-in-cheek advice to high school graduates in central Florid. more »»

Florida woman released in jailing over son's circumcision

May 24, 2015

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman jailed in a long-running dispute over her son's circumcision has been released from jail.

Heather Hironimus spent nine nights behind bars. more »»

Key West paints rainbows into some Duval Street crosswalks

May 24, 2015

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Key West's famed Duval Street will become even more colorful with new rainbow-colored crosswalks. more »»

1 dead in ATV collision with swamp buggies in mud park

May 24, 2015

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — A man was killed and his passenger was injured when his all-terrain vehicle collided with two swamp buggies at a southwest Florida mud park. more »»

4 Fantasy 5 players win jackpot worth $63,404.14 each

May 24, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Four "Fantasy 5" players have selected all five winning numbers to each take home a jackpot of $63,404.14. more »»

 
 
 

 

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