| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Black and Latino students are more likely to get ineffective teachers in Los Angeles schools than white and Asian students, according to a new study by a Harvard researcher. The findings were released this week during a trial challenging the way...
| 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 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....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:43 PM
For decades, relatives of some boys dispatched to the notorious Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys have struggled to find out what became of them after they went missing amid reports of beatings, torture and sexual assaults at the reform school in Marianna,...
| 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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger is one of four people that Gov. Rick Scott is considering to become Florida's next lieutenant governor, the Tampa Bay Times reported Tuesday.
Scott has been searching for a new No. 2 for several...
| 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.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Senate President Don Gaetz, who has made ethics reform a signature issue of his administration, on Thursday defended state Rep. Steve Precourt’s bid for the top job at the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority after helping the agency in the...