| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:32 PM
RICHMOND — The jury deciding the federal corruption case against Virginia's former governor and his wife is expected to hand down a total of 26 findings when they render their verdict after a five-week trial.
Bob and Maureen McDonnell each face 12...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:59 PM
TALLAHASSEE — For Florida environmentalists, the fate of the Wekiva-Ocala Greenway is emblematic of why they are taking the fight over preserving green spaces to the voters this fall.
Amendment 1 on the November ballot sounds like a godsend for...
| Aug 6, 2014
Michelle Nathan used to sneak up behind her mom and hold her in the tightest of bear-hugs.
Then, she would say, "Mommy, tell me I'm beautiful."
Nathan wouldn't let go until her mom, Kay Shukwit, said those magic words.
It's been 10 years since...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Days after an Orlando police officer was indicted in a February shooting in an Orlando parking garage, officials have not revealed why he is facing charges and why other officers who opened fire will not.
The indictment charging Officer David Johnston...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Benjamin Crump, the Tallahassee attorney who represented Trayvon Martin's family, has been retained by the family of a man shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.
Michael Brown, 18, was shot to death Saturday afternoon during a struggle...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:53 AM
DEBARY — Sanford Police have confirmed that a SunRail train struck and killed a man last night, which caused delays to the train service this morning.
Officers originally said a freight train ran over the man late Thursday night.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Memo to all you Alcee Hastings haters: The venerable incumbent faced two challengers in this month's primary and won -- convincingly. Hastings defeated his opposition by snagging 81 percent of the vote. That's not simply respectable. That's...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:18 AM
All trees are not created equal — especially evident when hurricane-force winds buzz saw through South Florida. So if you want to protect your house from flying branches and toppling trees, as we head into peak storm season next month, why not go...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Hats off to Lynn Rosenthal, the Broward circuit court judge who had a reputation around the courthouse for being a tough new jurist. The former federal prosecutor appointed to the bench by Gov. Rick Scott beat back a challenge last night from a two-...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Nancy Goldstein is in her 18th year as director of the Ruth and Edward Taubman Early Childhood Center at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton.
As a seasoned early childhood administrator, Goldstein felt the 2014 South Palm Beach County Jewish Early...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Nothing tugs at the heart more than a child who's battling a serious illness.
And last weekend, more than 300 people showed where their hearts were when they turned out for a baseball fundraiser to support 9-year-old baseball player Cole Malone who is...