Man, 82, tells police he beat, killed girlfriend

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - An 82-year-old man from Delray Beach is being questioned after he told authorities he beat and killed his girlfriend during a fight at their home. The uni..
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Teen hospitalized after being run over by car avoiding gun fire at school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - A 17-year-old girl is being treated in the hospital after being struck by a car as she tried to avoid shots that were fired at her Miami Gardens school. ..
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Otto transitions to tropical storm in the Atlantic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Otto, which had been a subtropical storm, has transitioned to a tropical storm as it meanders over the Atlantic and could reach hurricane strength. The National Hurric..
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Fla. justices hear court fee diversion case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two lawyers for the state have defended the practice of diverting a portion of court filing fees from a trust fund that helps pay for the judicial system. ..
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Fort Campbell soldier dies in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - A Fort Campbell soldier who twice enlisted in the Army died this week when he was hit by an improvised explosive device while patrolling on foot in southe..
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Businessman moving ahead in quest to oust mayor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami businessman has been given the go ahead to begin collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to oust Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez. The county clerk..
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Money manager who crashed plane to be sentenced

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - An Indianapolis-area money manager who tried to fake his death in a Florida plane crash faces up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced on securities f..
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Device that caused evacuation extra credit project

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

STOCK ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says a device that triggered the evacuation of Florida Key Community College was an extra credit chemistry project. Che..
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Police: Man killed confronting car burglars

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida Gulf Coast man is dead after confronting several suspects who were breaking into cars outside his apartment building. Pinellas ..
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Austrian cop pleads not guilty to attack on US man

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

VIENNA (AP) - An Austrian undercover police officer has pleaded not guilty to assaulting an American teacher from Florida after mistaking him for an African drug dealer at a subway..
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Helpline set up for folks stressed by Gulf spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A toll-free helpline has been set up for people who need help from behavioral healthcare professionals in the wake of the BP oil spill. The U.S. Department of He..
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Fla. looking for university trustee candidates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Board of Governors panel is seeking applicants for openings at boards of trustees at all 11 of Florida's public universities. The deadline for submitting..
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Helicopter makes emergency landing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A helicopter landed safely in the median of a Brevard County expressway after a bird struck its blades. Emergency officials say the helicopter made the emergen..
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Jury: Tobacco companies not to blame for cancer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A jury decided that several tobacco companies are not responsible for causing a mans laryngeal cancer after he smoked cigarettes for about 37 years. The jury..
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Colombian admits supplying boats to drug dealers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Colombian native faces at least 10 years in federal prison after admitting that he sold and outfitted "go-fast" boats for drug dealers. Federal prosecutors in ..
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Bear attacks family's goat after food left outside

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DELAND, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials are warning against leaving food outdoors after a bear attacked a family's goat in central Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservatio..
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2 plead guilty to AK-47 trafficking plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Two men have pleaded guilty in a Florida federal court to an illegal plot to ship AK-47 assault rifles to Somalia. Prosecutors in Fort Lauderdale say 7..
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IRS: Tax break for homeowners with Chinese drywall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Taxpayers with homes damaged by tainted Chinese drywall are getting a bit of help from the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS says it will give tax breaks to homeowners..
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Suburbs take hit as US poverty climbs in downturn

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Battered by the downturn, America's suburbs are bearing the brunt of poverty that has climbed to near-historic levels, creating strains on dwindling safety-net pr..
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1 killed in Miami-Dade apartment fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - One person was reportedly killed in a Miami-Dade apartment fire. Police say fire crews found one person dead after the early Wednesday morning blaze. The person ..
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