Motorists getting lower prices at the pump

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Drivers can thank the slower driving season and a glut of supply for the continuing slide in gas pump prices. The national average for a gallon of regular was $2.694 on Monday, acc..
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Despite economy, Americans don't take farm jobs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) - As the economy tanked during the past two years, a debate has raged over whether immigrants are taking jobs that Americans want. Amid the sweltering vineyard..
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Highway deaths down first half of 2010, gov't says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government estimates that traffic fatalities fell to fewer than 15,000 deaths during the first half of 2010, putting the year on pace for another record low. ..
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Fannie Mae offers housing aid to military families

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage giant Fannie Mae plans to give military families a break on their home loan payments if they are struggling because of the death or injury of a service m..
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Woman, 70 dogs died in Florida mobile home fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A mobile home fire in north Florida killed a 75-year-old woman and her 70 dogs. Sunday's fire in Marion County tore through the home's roof and almost all of the..
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Oil gusher is dead, but not residents' anguish

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - Gulf Coast residents overcome by stress and worry are having a hard time dealing with the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion. A survey shows..
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Fla. GOP donors appeal ruling on Crist refunds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Republican contributors to Gov. Charlie Crist's independent campaign for the U.S. Senate aren't giving up their quest for refunds. The attorney for two GOP donors said..
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Woman charged in golf cart attack on husband

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - An Islamorada woman is charged with battery for allegedly hitting her husband with a golf cart after she suspected he was having an affair. The Monroe Count..
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Key West task force seeks to keep gays safe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - A new task force in Key West is seeking keep gays safe from hate crimes. The Anti-Hate Crimes Task Force hopes to bring more diversity training to Key West sc..
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Man wanted for attempted robbery killed by police

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa-area man being sought in an attempted robbery has been shot and killed by police. Authorities say 56-year-old Robert Hayes Roll's plot to rob a Walgreens..
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Report: 10 states sell half of imported crime guns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly half of the guns that crossed state lines and were used in crimes in 2009 were sold in just 10 states, according to a report being released Monday by a may..
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Thanksgiving attack survivor now sharing story

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida man who survived his brother-in-law's Thanksgiving Day shooting attack is now sharing his story. Patrick Knight nearly died in the shootout in Jupiter last N..
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BP says company's oil spill study had limitations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - BP's lead investigator into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has told an independent panel of experts that the company's internal probe has limitations. Mark Bly, hea..
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2 hurt in Everglades airboat crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Two people were injured in an Everglades airboat crash. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue says the crash happened around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, just north of th..
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Nursery corals to be planted on Fla. Keys reef

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - Scientists are set to undertake work to try and restore coral reefs in the Florida Keys. Nursery corals are to be transplanted on the badly degraded Davis R..
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Bradenton man sues bar for serving him too many drinks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MANATEE, Fla. (AP) - A 73-year-old Bradenton-area man who crashed his motorized scooter after too many drinks is suing the bar that served him. The Bradenton Herald reports John Wa..
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Fla. deputy, killed in crash, to be mourned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Funeral services are set for a Hillsborough County deputy who was killed this week in a crash. Mark Longway will be honored with a memorial service Monday at Idl..
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Man dies in wood chipper accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A man trimming trees in Tampa is dead after an accident involving a wood chipper. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says the worker was pronounced dead ab..
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Skydiver's parachute fails at Jaguars show

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a skydiver was forced to make an emergency landing when his parachute failed to open during a Jacksonville Jaguars halftime show. The unid..
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3-way race for Senate turning into two man race for second place

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ESTERO, Fla. - On the heels of a new poll out showing Marco Rubio pulling a head in the Senate race, the Republican hopeful did little to move beyond his stump speech while meeting..
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