| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:44 AM
As George Sheldon and Perry Thurston compete for the Democratic nomination for attorney general, they're friendly foes going after a bigger target: Republican incumbent Pam Bondi.
Sheldon was more pointed than Thurston in his criticisms of Bondi when...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Broward is one of three Florida counties to have a confirmed case of a viral mosquito-borne disease called chikungunya fever.
According to the Florida Department of Health, three women who recently traveled to the Caribbean, including a 29-year-old from...
| May 13, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Gov. Rick Scott yesterday signed a bill meant to increase single-gender education in Florida. The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a federal civil rights complaint against the Hillsborough County school district, arguing its existing single-...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:52 AM
James Blake is a retired U.S. tennis player who was once ranked as high as No. 4 in the world.
At the moment, however, he is making headlines as the owner of the $1.5-million Tampa, Fla., mansion that burned down Wednesday. The bodies of two adults...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Even as Gov. Rick Scott's top elections official suddenly backed away from a plan to restrict the way voters can return completed absentee ballots, Florida's top Democrat accused the Scott administration of attempting to suppress voter turnout.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:51 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida bicyclists this year may achieve their dream: a safe, nature-lined bicycle trail connecting the state's coastlines.
State policymakers are lining up behind a $50 million plan to tie together biking trails throughout Central...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The political world is buzzing over the competition between two of South Florida’s most prominent Republicans who are competing for the presidency of Florida Atlantic University.
Though the candidacies of Jeff Atwater and George LeMieux are...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:35 AM
A Florida woman is suing a background check website after using her booking photo for commercial and advertising purposes, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Meagan Simmons, 28, was arrested on a DUI charge back in 2010. Her Hillsborough County Sheriff's...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Shocked neighbors begged and pleaded as they watched a Florida man have sex with a pit bull in his yard, The Tampa Tribune is reporting.
Bernard Marsonek, 57, of Tampa was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with aggravated animal cruelty, sexual...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:45 PM
TALLAHASSEE - Excavations at a makeshift graveyard near a now-closed reform school in the Florida Panhandle have yielded remains of 55 bodies, almost twice the number official records say are there, the University of South Florida announced on Tuesday....
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Florida's high school seniors could attend "collegiate high school" programs -- and earn up to a year of college credit -- under a bill proposed in the Florida Senate. The suggested program seems similar to current dual enrollment programs (offered by...