| Dec 24, 2011
| 4:09 PM
The next time you go to your kitchen faucet for a drink, think about who owns that water.
Because for every expert who says it belongs to you, others counter you merely have Florida's permission to use it, and you pay only for having water sanitized...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 8:24 AM
The Florida Legislature convenes Tuesday and a coalition of environmental groups wants state lawmakers to keep the Everglades and other environmental priorities at the top of their to-do list.
The Everglades Coalition over the weekend held its annual...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Lake Okeechobee wading bird populations took a steep decline between 2011 and 2010 due to drought-strained water levels, according to the South Florida Water Management District.
The state counted 2,750 heron, egrets, ibis and other wading birds on the...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 12:49 PM
To lessen Lake Okeechobee flooding threats, the Army Corps of Engineers plans to more than double the amount of lake water being dumped out to sea.
Concerns about the safety of the lake’s 70-year-old dike prompted the Army Corps on Sept. 19 to...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Hurricane Sandy was a monster storm that generated unprecedented misery across an enormous territory, in large part because it merged with a polar system and became "Frankenstorm."
But there have been several other shocking storms that either went...
| May 1, 2012
| 9:32 AM
As if South Florida isn’t sweltering enough in summer.
But it might be even be hotter yet – and wetter than normal too, the National Weather Service in Miami said Tuesday.
Forecasters said the same weather patterns that made for an...
| Nov 2, 2012
From downtown Orlando, a 200-mile market basket takes a wide sweep north toward Gainesville, circles beyond Tampa to the west and Micco to the east and goes as far south as Clewiston. The loop takes in a generous portion of the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 9:06 AM
If you took photos of Thursday night’s lightning, please share! E-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It was an amazing light show in the sky.
In the span of 15 minutes, starting at about 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, thunderstorms spit out more...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:51 AM
After meandering for the past day, Tropical Storm Debby appears headed toward Florida's west coast. However, most of the state, including South Florida, remains in the cone of uncertainty.
At 1 p.m. on Monday, the storm was in the northern Gulf of Mexico...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:54 PM
An alligator attacked 17-year-old Kaleb Langdale on Monday, severing his right arm below the elbow, but it didn’t take the Florida teenager’s sense of humor. Friends say he was happy the gator got his right arm -- not his left -- because he...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 7:29 AM
South Florida can expect a mostly sunny, mild and breezy day, following the passage of a cold front.
Monday's forecast calls for highs in the upper 70s, lows in the mid 60s and wind gusts of up to 24 mph.
Over the next few days, temperatures should...