| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Palm Beach County crime dropped 1.5 percent from January to May of this year compared to the same time period last year, according to a report from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
The mid-year report measures crime data in all Florida...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Nine companies and four people part of an allegedly fraudulent robocall center based in Orlando were shut down today by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and the Federal Trade Commission.
The companies are accused of calling senior citizens and telling...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The record-setting $200 million race for governor and a constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana have pumped up the stakes for Tuesday's election, but many voters still may stay away.
It's a mid-term election — the kind that people...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Despite an electorate split down the middle that voted for Barack Obama for president twice, half of Florida's All-Republican state Cabinet is cruising toward re-election with only token Democratic resistance.
Chief Financial Officer...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:28 PM
On Monday, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi acknowledged the U.S. Supreme Court had forced her hand on same-sex marriage.
Bondi had wanted the nation's high court to give her cover on an issue that has hurt her approval ratings. Rather than keep...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Here are the basics: If electronic devices, including fans, were not allowed at the debate on Tuesday, then the chairman should have not allowed it. Period.
That being said, Charlie Crist was aware of this rule and chose to simply...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Attorney General Pam Bondi would like her previous four years in office to be remembered for closing down pill mills and cracking down on human trafficking.
And they will. But they will also be remembered for her tenacious defense of the state's same-...
| Oct 12, 2014
When Pam Bondi became Florida's first female attorney general in January 2011, some who had known her as a prosecutor in Tampa had hopes she would be a real problem-solver, not a partisan ideologue. Those hopes faded quickly.
Just two months later, as a...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:18 PM
A few weeks ago, the Sanford Airport decided to kick the TSA out of its complex.
Out go the government friskers. In come private friskers.
Taxpayers will pay a private company from Virginia $24 million over the next five years to do the same thing the...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:25 PM
After an emotional hearing, Orange County commissioners voted Tuesday to support the legal battle on behalf of gay couples seeking marital rights in Florida.
Commissioners voted 5-2 to join friend-of-the-court or "amicus" briefs calling on judges to...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Orange County commissioners will wade into the debate over gay marriage this week.
Gay-rights activists are hoping the commission will sign a friend-of-the-court, or "amicus,'' brief supporting several pending lawsuits that seek to overturn Florida's...