Executive shakeup at International Speedway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - International Speedway Corp. is shaking up its executive suite for the second time in two weeks. Roger VanDerSnick, executive vice president and chief op..
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PSC nominating council to interview applicants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Public Service Commission Nominating Council is meeting in Orlando to interview applicants for two openings on the utility regulating panel. The no..
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UF study finds few yuks for women in comics

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Women don't get many yuks in the comic strips. Those are the findings of a University of Florida study released Wednesday. An analysis of six of the most p..
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Slow ticket sales for Sarah Palin event in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - An upcoming Sarah Palin event is being moved to a smaller venue because of slow ticket sales. The "Evening of Hope with Sarah Palin," scheduled for next T..
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Fla. firm says it found wreck of 198-year-old ship

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida-based salvage company says it has found the wreck of a 198-year-old Swedish merchant vessel off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Key West-based Blue Hole E..
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St. Petersburg landmark pier set for demolition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A St. Petersburg landmark pier is set for demolition. The city council on Wednesday endorsed Mayor Bill Foster's recommendation to demolish the inverted..
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Teen convicted in fatal robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A teen has been convicted of fatally stabbing a Jacksonville man during a robbery. A Duval County jury found 16-year-old Thomas Diquan Partlow guilty Wedn..
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Fla. church organizing Sept. 11 burning of Quran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Gainesville city officials have denied a burn permit for a church that plans to burn copies of the Quran on Sept. 11. Interim Fire Chief Gene Prince said W..
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Judge: Boater guilty in accident injuring diver

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

STUART, Fla. (AP) - A Florida judge has ruled that a doctor violated navigational rules during a 2009 boating accident that severed a scuba diver's legs. Martin County Judge Kathle..
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Man injured in fall from hotel balcony

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man was injured when he fell from a third floor balcony at a Daytona Beach hotel. Police say 30-year-old Leslie Jason Hamer was listed in stable condit..
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Law enforcement takes hold of suspects' tattoos

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The two photos of John Allen Ditullio are a sharp contrast: There's the man donning red jail scrubs with a large swastika on his neck, barbed wire inked down h..
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Inmates help train dogs for adoption

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - When Gavin Scott comes to unlock the gated pen, Spot pants with excitement. The boxer mix squirms and jumps, ready to be walked around the grounds with Scott..
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School bus driver cited for crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) - A Pasco County school bus driver was cited after reportedly rear-ending a car. Florida Highway Patrol reports that 38-year-old Venus Stone was driving a b..
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Egg recall expanded

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

ATLANTA (AP) - An egg company is expanding its recall of potentially salmonella-tainted eggs. The Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa, is recalling 380 million eggs. Hundreds of people..
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Unclaimed property up for grabs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - You've just got a few days left to claim that forgotten Rolex watch, gold bar salvaged from a ship wreck or platinum necklace with 214 diamonds. If no one ..
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Dining To Donate: Applebee's to donate up to 15% to charity today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - In Honor of National Lemonade Day, Applebee's Throughout Florida Join Childhood Cancer Fight In honor of National Lemonade Day, select Applebee's locations throu..
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Looting lawn maintenance equipment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A warning for landscapers in Collier County. Crooks are stealing lawn maintenance equipment at a record pace. Twenty businesses have been hit and thieves may..
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Floridians getting disconnected on state unemployment hotline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Many Floridians are hoping to get a recently-approved benefits extension; but instead, they find themselves getting disconnected on the state's unemployment hotl..
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Animal hoarding on the rise in our area

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Animal Services says they're aggressively going after people who hoard and abuse animals. The news coming after two additional cases of animal abuse w..
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400lb man readies suit versus city

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A 400 pound disabled man is threatening to file suit against his city after local leaders refuse to let him use his golf cart to go to the store. Anthony Ordino ..
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