| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:01 PM
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida House passed a plan Friday to expand the state's school-voucher program, although it no longer raises the cap on how much tax money could be used to support low-income students in private schools.
Instead, the bill, HB...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:37 AM
One person is dead after an early morning shooting Saturday near downtown Orlando, Orlando police said.
An officer responded to a call around 3:30 a.m. Saturday when he heard numerous gunshots being fired in the area of the 1000 block of Polk Street. ...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:55 PM
A California man who tried to open a rear aircraft door on a Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to Sacramento was subdued by passengers and flight attendants before the flight was diverted to Nebraska, according to federal charges against him....
| Apr 15, 2014
Last week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee marked up a proposed bill that would allow airlines once again to omit taxes and fees from advertised prices and instead add them in later, just before you buy. Make no mistake: This...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:14 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The next Senate president said Wednesday his chamber had backed off a plan to devote at least $378 million a year to cleaning up pollution-choked springs because Florida voters this fall could make the decision for them.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Authorities described the scene as "horrific" — a foul-smelling home filled with ankle-deep garbage and animal waste where five children lived with their mother.
The scene was so bad that one of the children asked Orlando police and a child-...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: On March 7, I flew to Sacramento from L.A. for an overnight trip. I packed light — just a dress, belt, shoes, sweats, nightshirt, a bag of toiletries and my iPad. When I arrived at my hotel and opened my bag, there was a notice that the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:32 PM
An investigation into a baggage theft operation at Los Angeles International Airport has grown rapidly, and authorities now say as many as 25 baggage handler may ultimately be detained in the case.
Police said the theft operation -- probably one of...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:11 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott is going on the offensive following a key Senate panel's decision Tuesday not to take up a tuition-reduction bill that would also grant discounted in-state college rates to undocumented immigrant students.
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:52 PM
A third Central Florida Publix in a little more than a month was robbed at closing time by two armed men, police said.
This time, the robbery occurred about 10 p.m. Sunday at the grocery store at 2410 S. Woodland Blvd. in DeLand.
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:21 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- With time running out on Florida's lawmaking session, another professional sports tax-break package is headed for a photo finish.
The Legislature is poised to pass a plan that could open the door for Orlando and Miami Major League...