| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Deputies from South Florida have released a public-service announcement urging possible protesters to remain peaceful after the jury decides whether George Zimmerman is guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
The Broward County...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Senators and organizations rallied at the old capitol today to tell Gov. Rick Scott that elections and the education system are not working, despite his State of the State address implying otherwise. Senate Ethics and Elections committee member Sen....
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Historically black colleges and universities throughout the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands were awarded $228 million in grants Tuesday from the U.S. Department of Education. Florida A&M University, Florida's only public, historically black...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:36 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith filed legislation Wednesday that would revamp the state's stand your ground law as a response to the death of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin. “The tragic shooting in Sanford, Florida,...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:21 AM
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| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:55 PM
He was just here, but now he's back: Luke Bryan, who performed in South Florida earlier this month, will headline the 28th annual 99.9 Kiss Country Chili Cookoff Sunday at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines.
Bryan highlighted the Bud Light Championship...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Horseracing’s biggest day means festivities at South Florida pari-mutuels Saturday.
Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino in Hallandale Beach, Calder Casino and Race Course in Miami Gardens and the Palm Beach Kennel Club will be offering mint juleps...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 12:16 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- It was a simple campaign mantra and the yardstick by which Gov. Rick Scott will be judged when he goes back before voters: 700,000 jobs in seven years.
At the midpoint of his first term, the Republican political neophyte hasn't shied...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 7:54 AM
A year after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, proposals to change the controversial Stand Your Ground law are dead in the state Legislature.
“Repeal of Stand Your Ground or major modifications of Stand Your Ground I don’t think get past...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:00 PM
SIMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. -- Today Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson, a 13-year veteran of the bench in Sanford, was officially assigned the George Zimmerman second-degree murder case, one of the most watched in the country.
The 58-year-old Nelson has a...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Judith L. "Judi" Scott, a Towson University administrator for three decades and a world traveler and volunteer, died Aug. 7 of a heart attack at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla.
The longtime Perry Hall resident was 65.
Mrs. Scott was...