| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:18 PM
A mature, egg-bearing northern snakehead has been discovered by scientists in a river just south of Annapolis, raising the possibility that low salinity in the Chesapeake Bay this year may have allowed the invasive fish to escape from the Potomac River....
| Jun 9, 2011
| 6:50 AM
Do you know what it looks like when someone is drowning in a pool or beach? If youve only seen it happen in the movies or on TV, chances are you dont.
South Floridians are almost always near a body of water, be it a beach or pool. Thats why its...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:10 AM
A major legislative fight is breaking out over Gov. Rick Scott's surprise proposal to kill Florida's planned computer database to combat pill mills.
A longtime opponent of the database, Sen. Joe Negron, R-Hobe Sound, said many Republican lawmakers are...
| May 6, 2010
John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, dubbed Guenter Wendt "The Pad Fuehrer."
Pete Conrad, the third man to walk on the moon, jokingly called him a "dictator."
And Alan Shepard, the first American in space, presented Wendt with a prop...
| May 24, 2011
| 8:05 AM
A recent Broward County sting operation targeting unlicensed contractors led to the arrests of 18 individuals claiming they were home-repair specialists — none of whom had proper licensing and half of whom had criminal histories.
| Jun 8, 2011
| 8:57 AM
Garda, a Canadian security company, plans to relocate its U.S. headquarters to Boca Raton, creating 100 new jobs, the Governor's Office announced Wednesday.
A global company with sales of $1.2 billion, Montreal-based Garda said it will be hiring...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 5:59 PM
The state agency that paired with the Orange County Sheriff's Office for a series of unorthodox inspections of Pine Hills-area barbershops told the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday that it will halt the practice until an internal review is completed.
| Apr 29, 2010
| 5:15 PM
The Food and Drug Administration approved a new immune-boosting therapy for prostate cancer on Thursday, the first therapeutic vaccine for cancer ever approved by the agency. The approval opens the door to a whole new approach to cancer therapy, adding...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Rabbi Israel S. Dresner was gripped with fear when an angry mob surrounded the house where he'd gone to meet the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
It was 1962, and Dresner was with King in Albany, Ga., to organize and demonstrate against civil rights abuses...
| May 31, 2011
With hurricane season starting Wednesday, now is the time to start rounding up important documents for safekeeping, including insurance policies and videos or lists documenting what you own.
Cyberspace has made it easier for South Floridians to...
| Aug 30, 2010
When Richard Crusoe was diagnosed with a rare form of soft tissue cancer called liposarcoma, the retired firefighter and his family pinned their hopes of slowing the cancer's aggressive advance on a drug being tested in a clinical trial.
Crusoe, then 57,...