| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:31 PM
An $800 million Broward school bond proposal initially designed to fix old crumbling schools may also ease crowding in newer schools in the west.
The most expensive project on a proposed list released this weekend isn't a leaking roof, faulty air...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:42 AM
It was one of several forts the U.S. Army built in South Florida in the 1800s, allowing soldiers fighting the Seminole Wars to rest and regroup.
Fort Harrell was one of the more obscure outposts, wedged into a rugged swamp area, accessible mainly by...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:13 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida lawmakers completed their wrench-work on a $75 billion budget which boosts spending on classrooms and steers $171 million into trying to clean up pollution-wrecked waterways.
House and Senate budget-writers had been wrangling...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Get free entrance to Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas on Saturday.
Entrance is free at all national parks to celebrate in honor of National Public Lands Day. All fees are waived at U.S. National Parks.
Entrance fees of $10 will be waived at...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 1:14 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Lawmakers trying to divide $1.3 billion in surplus cash haggled through the weekend over hometown water and education projects, health-care needs and hundreds of other dueling spending priorities.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Luann and Jorge Alonso have lived in their house on the fringe of the Everglades for 18 years. They've seen alligators — but they never imagined that a 9-footer would come to the front door.
Luann Alonso awoke with a fright when a clacking "det,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Hidden in the dense sawgrass or buried in the deep muck of the Everglades are the mysterious wrecks of numerous aircraft.
Some were drug planes that fled federal agents, others were private aircraft that ran into trouble or vintage warplanes that...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:26 AM
Deep in the Everglades is Lost City, a place where mobster Al Capone reportedly produced moonshine to keep a nearby saloon jumping in the 1930s.
Before that, during the Civil War, about 30 to 40 Confederate soldiers hid out there until they were...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Last year was a season of "this close" for Palm Beach County volleyball teams.
Jupiter was "this close" to a state title, losing to eventual 8A champion Winter Park in the final four.
Boca Raton was "this close" too, only losing to Jupiter....
| Sep 3, 2014
Drivers passing by First United Methodist Church Boca Raton West Campus may notice a large round slab has emerged on the clearing behind the wooden cross on Glades Road.
It's a 30-foot labyrinth, with an overall pattern used for worship and...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:11 PM
An Everglades restoration plan unexpectedly sidelined last month will get a second look on May 23, federal officials announced Wednesday.
The Central Everglades plan is a $2 billion project to get more Lake Okeechobee water flowing south to help...