| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:39 PM
The southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Volusia County are closed because of a crash.
The accident happened at Mile Marker 265 near Daytona Beach about 7:15 pm., the Florida Highway Patrol said.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Dripping wet from a combination of hard-earned sweat and muddied water, the Orange County Corrections team huddled proudly for photos.
The group of five men had just completed the last, and fan-favorite, event of the weeklong SWAT Round-Up...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:13 PM
The haze wafting westward into Central Florida from a brush fire in southern Brevard signals the start of wildfire season.
The Palm Bay brush fire started as a car fire late Wednesday and quickly consumed about 50 acres. The 25 mph winds made it...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:40 AM
All southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Brevard County are blocked in Palm Bay this afternoon because of a brush fire.
Lanes are blocked at Malabar Road.
Traffic is backed up to Mile Marker 171. Officials are urging people to avoid the area.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Osceola County Clerk of Court Armando Ramirez has been soliciting cash and other donations for an employee holiday party – but refuses to tell the public who's donating and how much.
Ramirez's solicitation letter, printed on executive stationary...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Walt Disney Co.'s cruise line will base all four of its ships in Florida during early 2015, with three sailing out of Port Canaveral in Central Florida.
It will be the second year in a row that Disney Cruise Line will have its entire fleet spend a...
| Nov 13, 2013
Florida's manatees are having a record year. Unfortunately, the records they are breaking are measured in carcasses washing ashore in our coastal communities. A "worst ever" red tide event earlier this year in southwest Florida and a lingering unusual...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:00 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers have spent years likening their budget decisions to families at the kitchen table deciding which bills to pay.
Now that economic tides are rising, those talks are sounding more like whether to upgrade iPhones and...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:42 AM
TALLAHASSEE—Siding with a woman who sought parental rights after separating from her lesbian partner, a divided Florida Supreme Court found Thursday that state laws about assisted-reproductive technology are unconstitutional in such cases...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Today we're talking about death, criminal flag-flying and inspiring art.
Let's start with a much-needed effort to reform Florida's death penalty.
Republican state Sen. Thad Altman has filed a bill that would require unanimous jury verdicts for death...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:46 PM
TALLAHASSEE – The chairman of a Senate panel studying the Indian River Lagoon and South Florida waters wants to strip the federal government of the power to decide when to pump polluted waters out of Lake Okeechobee.
Sen. Joe Negron, the Stuart...