| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:32 PM
It's the weekend or nighttime, and someone in the family doesn't feel well or has hurt themselves. Many people assume the local hospital's emergency department is the best place to go for treatment, but an urgent care center may be a faster and cheaper...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:39 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85.
A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:34 PM
By News Service of Florida
TALLAHASSEE -- Excavation of long-buried human remains from unmarked graves at the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna will begin Saturday.
The weekend work outside the Boot Hill section of the closed...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The ability to disguise is valued in football, as it is essential to fooling an opponent.
In a sense, offensive lineman Roy Simmons was better at concealing than most.
Simmons hid his homosexuality from his New York Giants and Washington Redskins...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:03 PM
The start of fall practice is still a few days away and longtime Miami Hurricanes baseball coach Jim Morris is practically counting the minutes until he gets his team back on the field.
There’s no doubt he’s got plenty of reasons to be...
| May 27, 2013
| 2:33 PM
For Miami, going to the NCAA Tournament is an annual tradition. The Hurricanes made the NCAA Tournament for a Division I all-sport record 41st consecutive year Monday, but the team's celebration was significantly dampened, as head coach Jim Morris wasn'...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Palm Beach Lakes girls basketball coach Cassandra Rahming said Saturday two of her players suffered concussions in the team's Class 7A state semifinal game against Apopka Wekiva.
Guard Nicalyah Sligh was taken to a Lakeland hospital Thursday after...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Shari LePage has accepted that the "mini boxer" she purchased for $1,300 eight years ago from a local puppy store that specializes in teacup and toy puppies now weighs 61 pounds — not the 12 to 15 pounds she was told it would.
The Davie resident...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:34 PM
Agent Roger Richman had a ton of celebrity clients — James Cagney, Mae West, Maria Callas, Albert Einstein, the Marx brothers, Sigmund Freud, Gypsy Rose Lee and W.C. Fields, to name a few. Contrary to expectations, none of them were overly...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:32 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- As Nelson Mandela neared death last week, doctors told his wife, Graca Machel, that this time he couldn’t be saved, South African media reported Sunday.
His wife Graca Machel told members of the Mandela family that he...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:36 PM
Eleanor Parker, a versatile leading lady of the 1940s, '50s and '60s who earned three Oscar nominations — none of which were for her best-known role as the baroness in "The Sound of Music" — died Monday in Palm Springs of complications of...