| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
You don't have to be a person of color to be appalled by a neighborhood watch captain's shooting of a black teenager who was armed with only a bag of Skittles and a can of iced tea. You simply have to be human and thoughtful. Skeptical helps, too.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:53 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida policymakers have been battling for the last decade over how easy it should be to vote, a conflict that will produce new rules – and, no doubt, some confusion -- for voters next year.
Those arguing for easier access ...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:05 PM
There are good reasons why some parents can't let their children walk home from school.
In some places, especially rural areas, there are long stretches of road without sidewalks. For other children, a walk to and from school would mean crossing busy...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Federal agents said they were tipped that a Brazilian couple vacationing in Florida were planning on running a credit card fraud operation during their travels in Orlando.
Throughout September and October, federal court records show, agents turned to...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:30 PM
George Zimmerman's not guilty verdict was one of the biggest media stories of the year and now, according to sheriff deputies in Florida, it seems his story is far from over.
Zimmerman was charged with assault and battery on Monday after a dispute at his...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:23 AM
The latest George Zimmerman news actually makes Casey Anthony look good.
At least she got lost after her acquittal.
Zimmerman can't help but keep finding his way back into the headlines after being acquitted in Trayvon Martin's fatal shooting....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:17 PM
George Zimmerman, whose battles with the law have captivated the nation for almost two years, was arrested again Monday in Florida on charges of domestic violence, including pointing a weapon at his girlfriend.
Zimmerman, 30, was taken into custody in...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Millions of Floridians without health insurance can start signing up through the Affordable Care Act next Tuesday, Oct. 1. If you're wondering where you can go for information, here are some answers:
Where can I find out my options and sign up?...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Affordable Care Act navigators -- people trained to help uninsured Floridians explore and perhaps select health insurance -- will be setting up in at least four Central Florida locations Tuesday as the federal health care exchange opens. But it's...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:55 AM
As Florida officials investigate the deaths of 95 infants believed to be caused by unsafe sleeping conditions, the state on Wednesday announced a campaign with first responders to prevent further tragedy.
The deaths took place from Jan. 1 to Aug. 9...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Updated 3:50 p.m. 10/11: The earlier verison of this blogpost stated the event would be Saturday, not Saturday October 19. The event is Saturday, October 19.
Federally-trained navigators will be offering personal-assistance to Seminole County...