VA looking for Fla. land to build 2 cemeteries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to buy land in Tallahassee and central Florida to build two national cemeteries. VA officials said Wednesday ..
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8 animals found dead in Fla. pet store

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Eight animals have died after they were left inside a central Florida pet store without water and electricity. Authorities have rescued dozens of surviving an..
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Police rescue blind, disabled couple from fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade police officers have rescued an 81-year-old blind man and his wife, who is also blind and uses a wheelchair, from their burning home. Officer Elizabeth Sold..
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Cousins' fight over necklace ends in homicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - An argument between two southwest Florida cousins over a missing necklace has ended in gunfire. Terry Davis and his cousin Nathaniel Gooden argued over the ..
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Fetus found on South Fla. beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) - Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies are looking for the mother of a female fetus mysteriously found on a South Florida beach. Authorities say they're conce..
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2 Oriental fruit flies found in Pinellas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two male Oriental fruit flies have been found in a trap in the Pinellas County community of Safety Harbor. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Charles Bronson..
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State to consider extending snook closures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - In normal years, Wednesday would mark the start of snook fishing season in the warm waters off south Florida. But a major January freeze prompted state wildl..
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Reward increased for information on missing woman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. (AP) - A reward has been increased for information about the disappearance of a 78-year-old South Daytona woman and the discovery of a body across the street fr..
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Charlotte County man arrested after swallowing 10 Oxycodone pills

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics arrested Esteban Burgos, 42, Port Charlotte, after he was released from a hospital for swallowing 10 Oxycodone p..
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Fla. Supreme Court reprimands judge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida judge has been publicly reprimanded by the Florida Supreme Court for his treatment of the defendants, plaintiffs and lawyers who went before ..
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Fla. doctor, nurses guilty in Medicare fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida doctor, a clinic owner and five nurses could be headed to prison after pleading guilty in a $37 million Medicare fraud scheme. Dr. Fred Dweck admitted ..
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Man finds dynamite on side of road

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Detectives are investigating how a bag of dynamite was discovered on the side of a Pinellas County road. Officials say Ronald Knous found the dynamite i..
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Man charged with carrying gun in bag at airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A New York man was arrested after security officers at Daytona Beach International Airport reported finding a handgun in his carry-on luggage. The Volusi..
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Ban on homeless feedings is put on hold

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A federal appeals court says the city of Orlando can't enforce its ban on groups feeding the homeless in public parks, for the time being. The 11th U.S. Circui..
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Man convicted of murdering couple in robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A man has been convicted of killing an elderly Hernando County couple during a 2006 robbery. A Hernando County jury convicted 35-year-old Robert Jardin Tue..
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Woman gets 8 years for stealing from schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - The wife of Monroe County Schools' former superintendent has been sentenced to eight years in prison for stealing from the district. A judge sentenced 42-year-ol..
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Fla. justices nix health care amendment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The state Supreme Court has upheld judges' rulings to remove three proposed state constitutional amendments, all offered by the Legislature, from Florida's..
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Man gets life for fatal nightclub shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting one man and injuring two others outside an Orlando nightclub. An Orange County ..
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UCF reviews claims of racial profiling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The University of Central Florida is investigating claims that four of its police officers racially profiled a mixed-race professor just off campus. Philosophy..
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Report filed on Everglades restoration reservoir

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A report to a federal judge recommends the South Florida Water Management District should not have to finish an Everglades restoration reservoir shelve..
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