| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:07 AM
By any stretch of the imagination the sight was odd, even by Florida standards.
Michele Rene Cerna, 51, was jailed on drug charges after being found peeling off her clothes and doing yoga in the middle of an Ocala street, cops said, reports the Ocala...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Several Florida cities are cracking down on a saggy pants problem.
This week, Ocala voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that prohibit anyone from wearing pants two inches or more below their natural waist. The ordinance is enforceable on city-...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: My cat seems happy, but sometimes it's like she wants to commit suicide. Whenever I take a bath, she jumps into the tub. Then she screams as if she can't get out. We've tried to keep her out of the bathroom, but she's determined. Does she have a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Ending decades of secrecy, Medicare is showing what the giant healthcare program for seniors pays individual doctors, and the figures reveal that more than a dozen physicians received in excess of $10 million each in 2012.
The Obama administration is...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:50 AM
In case you're keeping track, the odometer on my intrepid 2003 Ford Mustang — the unofficial car of the Postcards From Florida column — just turned over 291,000 miles.
So I'm always alert for ways to shave a few highway miles off a Florida...
| May 2, 2014
If you want to throw fuel on a barbecue get-together, start a debate about sauce, the type of meat and the heat source for cooking. Then stand back before you are consumed by the whoosh of the verbal fire.
In North Carolina, folks prefer a vinegar-based...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Titusville attorney Susan K.W. Erlenbach has been suspended by the Florida Supreme Court for one year, according to a news release from the Florida Bar.
Erlenbach’s suspension, which begins June 2, was due to failure to file tax returns in a...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
TV stations owned by 21st Century Fox will soon have more data with which to judge the performance of their programs.
Rentrak, a media-measurement company that tries to marry demographic information with consumer-purchase behavior, said it had entered...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:24 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- At the behest of the gun lobby, the Florida House is poised to pass two gun bills that would let people fire warning shots in the air but not get kicked out of school for biting pastries into the shape of firearms.
One of the bills...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre has increased the size of its board of directors — which once numbered just three — to include a dozen members.
Announced as new members on Friday, June 13, were:
• Jonathan Miller, director of the Olin...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Linda Rice had tried college, lasting a couple of years at Penn State while realizing that studying bloodlines, speed ratings and past performance charts for horses interested her far more than what she was studying in computer science classes.