| Jun 11, 2015
| 10:55 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The state's largest electric utilities, Attorney General Pam Bondi and a number of influential business groups want the Florida Supreme Court to block a proposed solar-energy ballot initiative.
Florida Power & Light, Duke Energy, Tampa...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 6:12 AM
TAMPA — A year after being denied by a judge, a lesbian couple in Tampa will be allowed to divorce, the 2nd District Court of Appeal ruled Friday.
Although Attorney General Pam Bondi asked the appellate court to wait until the U.S. Supreme Court...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 8:31 AM
In what could be a game changer in Florida's gambling arena, an appeals court has ordered state regulators to allow slot machines at a Gadsden County racetrack.
The 2-1 decision issued Friday by the 1st District Court of Appeal could have statewide...
| May 30, 2015
| 10:22 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Slot machines could be installed at several Florida dog and horse tracks if a far-reaching court ruling holds.
A Florida appeals court on Friday ordered state regulators to award a license for slot machines to a facility located 25...
| May 27, 2015
| 5:34 PM
When a pharmacy technician asked Lynn Averill why she was prescribing oxycodone and methadone to most of her patients, the former Plantation doctor shouted back, "Because I'm a doctor!" according to a Drug Enforcement Administration agent.
| May 23, 2015
| 5:20 PM
In March, Attorney General Pam Bondi announced she had nailed someone for Medicaid fraud.
The culprit was a 49-year-old home-health worker from dirt-poor Gadsden County, accused of bilking the state out of $13,000.
For her crime, Melissa Letica...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 2:08 PM
Eatonville Mayor Anthony Grant, already being sued by his opponent in the March election and under investigation by the state on voting fraud allegations, just received more bad news.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has taken the rare step of...
| May 18, 2015
| 2:00 PM
The Consul General of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico celebrated the Jewish state's 67th birthday with more than 400 local, state and federal community leaders.
This Israeli Independence Day reception hosted by the consul general took place at...
| May 6, 2015
| 2:08 PM
Two of Florida's most conservative Republicans said Wednesday they're eyeing the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio, setting the stage for a tough primary contest in which voters have to weigh ideological purity against...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 1:49 PM
Florida and the rest of the nation will soon have a definitive answer concerning a monumental cultural change.
The United State Supreme Court today will hear arguments on whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. It is being...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:15 PM
Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution.
The justices will take up gay-rights cases that ask...