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5 Things to Know in Florida for April 28

April 27, 2016

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

2 from Florida killed in motorcycle crash near Lake Mead

April 27, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas say a Florida couple was killed in a motorcycle crash on a curve of a scenic desert road near the Lake Mead reservoir behind Hoover Dam. more »»

NTSB: El Faro's 'black box' to be retrieved on future voyage

April 27, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Investigators who found the sunken freighter El Faro's "black box" will not be able to retrieve the recorder on the current tri. more »»

Florida GOP squabble over next insurance chief keeps growing

April 27, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — What started out as a disagreement between top Republicans over the state's next insurance commissioner is growing into a full-blown legal spat. more »»

Panther killed by vehicle in southwest Florida

April 27, 2016

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Florida panther has been found dead from an apparent vehicle strike in southwest Florida. more »»

Iowa simplifies voting rights restoration form for felons

April 27, 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The application form that convicted felons in Iowa must complete to seek restoration of their voting rights in Iowa has been made simpler, Gov. more »»

Florida editorial roundup

April 27, 2016

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:

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April 26

The South Florida Sun Sentinel on proposed solar amendment:

Consumers for Smart Solar has won the right to put the... more »»

Former Miami-Dade mayor charged in domestic incident

April 27, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Former Miami-Dade County police director and mayor Carlos Alvarez is facing a domestic violence-related charge following a fight with his longtime girlfriend. more »»

Florida feud: Squabble between Republicans keeps growing

April 27, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — What started out as a disagreement between top Republicans over the state's next insurance commissioner is growing into a full-blown legal spat. more »»

Man who killed parents with hammer gets new sentence hearing

April 27, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who killed his parents with a claw hammer and then threw a party with their bodies still inside the house is getting a new sentencing hearing. more »»

Orlando-to-New York JetBlue pilot accused of flying drunk

April 27, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A commercial pilot was under the influence of alcohol while flying a JetBlue airliner carrying 151 passengers last year from Orlando to New York City, federal prosecutors said... more »»

Police shooting of armed musician heads to grand jury

April 27, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors say they're sending to the grand jury the case of a former police officer who fatally shot a legally armed man who was awaiting a tow truck. more »»

Pilot accused of flying drunk on Florida-to-New York flight

April 27, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A JetBlue pilot has been charged with flying under the influence of alcohol.

A federal complaint made public Wednesday says that Dennis Murphy Jr. more »»

 
 
 

 

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