| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Gov. Rick Scott Tuesday called for state regulators to pay “special attention” to potential effects on the Everglades that could come from sugar industry development plans for farmland south of Lake Okeechobee.
The Sugar Hill development...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:17 AM
An Everglades restoration progress report released Tuesday identifies signs of success as well as a long, expensive to-do list to save Florida's fading River of Grass.
Florida and the federal government are in the midst of a decades-long, multibillion-...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:27 PM
South Florida sugar cane growers and other farmers once again met annual Everglades pollution reduction requirements, but environmental advocates say the state's standards aren't tough enough.
Growers in the vast Everglades Agricultural Area south of...
| Aug 16, 2014
One of the nation's few supposedly competitive congressional elections is looking uncompetitive.
District 18 includes roughly the northern third of Palm Beach County, all of Martin and most of St. Lucie. Republicans hold about a two-percentage point edge...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Here's a tip from Capt. Jason Naumann of the KERI-N-ON fishing team:
Don't ever intentionally break off or cut off a fish until you see what you've hooked.
That's how KERI-N-ON landed a 54.32-pound wahoo that never fought like a wahoo.
The wahoo was...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:10 PM
More than two weeks after the full moon in August, wahoo fishing remains really good in South Florida.
Most years, the wahoo bite is best a few days before and a few days after the full moon, which was Aug. 10. There were a few nice wahoos caught...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:45 PM
A slow day of fishing turned into a day Michael Victor will never forget.
Victor caught a 70-pound wahoo Friday morning fishing with his uncle Jack Moroney and Tyler Houk.
"It was a monster," said Victor, 22, of Davie. "It was our only bite of the...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 1:12 PM
A bigger, wider levee system will be constructed in western Palm Beach County to protect neighborhoods that suffered catastrophic flooding two years ago in Tropical Storm Isaac.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection approved new berms that...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:57 AM
It should be a nice holiday weekend to play outdoors or plan a backyard barbecue, if you don't mind the heat. There also is a chance of afternoon showers or storms, particularly today and on Monday, Labor Day.
South Florida's Friday forecast calls for...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:00 PM
A Florida panther kitten discovered near death in the Everglades seven months ago has recovered, gained weight and entered his new home at a wildlife park near Tampa.
His specially built enclosure stands at the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Thousands of Palm Beach County homes are removed from flood zones in a preliminary federal plan, county officials said.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency posted the proposed maps Friday evening on the agency's new Flood Map Service Center. The...