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Man struck by SUV and car, dragged a block

August 28, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a man was struck by a sports utility vehicle and then dragged about a block by another vehicle in Jacksonville. more »»

Panhandle woman looks for owner of lost dentures

August 28, 2014

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Panama City woman is on a mission to find the owner of a partial set of dentures that were wrapped in a paper towel and left on a camp chair. more »»

Florida Lotto jackpot rises to $20 million

August 28, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The jackpot in the Florida Lotto game has grown to $20 million after no one matched the six winning numbers in the latest drawing. more »»

1 Fantasy 5 player wins $214,964.54 jackpot

August 28, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — One "Fantasy 5" game player has selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $214,964.54. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 28

August 28, 2014

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

Daytona police chief caught with gun in luggage

August 28, 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Daytona Beach Police Chief Mike Chitwood says he mistakenly put his . more »»

Lee County school board opts out of Common Core

August 28, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Lee County school district has opted out of all statewide, standardized testing. more »»

Ohio man arrested in cold-case FL murder

August 28, 2014

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio man has been arrested and charged with a 1987 murder in Florida. more »»

Man gets 15 years for fatal robbery

August 28, 2014

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a fatal robbery. more »»

Woman struck by train, loses arm

August 28, 2014

BELLEVIEW, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a young woman lost her right arm after being struck by a train in north Florida. more »»

Man gets life for Lakeland police officer

August 27, 2014

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a Lakeland police officer.

A Polk County judge sentenced 21-year-old Kyle Williams on Tuesday. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 28

August 27, 2014

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

CRIST PUTS ASIDE DOUBTS THAT DEMS SUPPORT HIM

Former Republican Gov. more »»

Crist puts aside doubts that Democrats support him

August 27, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist used a decisive primary victory to cast aside doubts about whether Democrats will accept his political conversion. more »»

Garcia: Block Venezuela's sale of Citgo

August 27, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia and Venezuelan opposition leaders in Miami called on the Obama administration Wednesday to block Venezuela's sale of U.S.-based Citgo Petroleum Cor. more »»

Mom: captured son 'honorable' US journalist

August 27, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — An American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants wanted to tell the world through his writing about oppressed people in the Middle East,... more »»

Scott asks Ed Dept for English learner flexibility

August 27, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott is asking the U.S. more »»

Feds protect 20 species of coral as threatened

August 27, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly because of climate change. more »»

Pilot will face jury for flying aerial banners

August 27, 2014

HONOLULU (AP) — A pilot accused of flying aerial banners over Oahu will face a jury trial.

Matthew Radeck works for Aerial Banners Inc., which is based in Florida. more »»

Florida editorial roundup

August 27, 2014

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:

August 26

The Gainesville (Florida) Sun on allowing pot research:

With legalization initiatives spreading, voters need accurate... more »»

 
 

 

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