Backup Pitt running back suspended after DUI wreck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pitt backup tailback Jason Douglas has been suspended from the team after police charged him with hitting a pedestrian while driving drunk. Douglas is a 19-year-o..
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Billboards feature missing Florida children

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Billboards featuring 25 missing children, some now adults if still alive, are part of an annual commemoration at Florida's Capitol. Gov. Charlie Crist and ..
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College loan default rates rise, report says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

The number of college students defaulting on their federal student loans is climbing, and those who attend for-profit schools remain the most likely group to default, according to ..
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First lady asks restaurants to serve healthy foods

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is challenging the nation's restaurants to add more healthy options to menus, label those items more prominently and market nutritious f..
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Hospital mistakenly circumcises Miami newborn

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami family says a hospital mistakenly circumcised their baby even though they repeatedly told staff they did not want the procedure. Vera Delgado said she told sta..
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Element of BP claims process to be reviewed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOUMA, La. (AP) - The administrator of the $20 billion victims compensation fund that BP set up after the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill is considering making a significant conce..
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Fed-Ex truck crashes into LeeTran bus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fed-Ex truck crashed into a Leetran bus during rush hour Monday morning. Witnesses say the truck was attempting to merge onto U.S 41 from Colonial Blvd. when i..
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Protestors gather outside Collier County Planned Parenthood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Protestors are gathering outside Planned Parenthood in Collier County. Monday marks the one year anniversary of the clinic performing abortions. More than 20..
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Fla. man sentenced in Del. for penny stock fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A Delaware federal judge has sentenced a Florida man to three years in prison for his role in a penny stock fraud and money-laundering scheme. District Judg..
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Fla. deputies handcuff 7-ft. gator near school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OLDSMAR, Fla. (AP) - Pinellas County deputies have handcuffed a most unusual suspect - a 7-ft alligator. A Tampa area school crossing guard spotted the gator lounging near an eleme..
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Obama health plan faces first legal challenge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The Obama administration wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by 20 states that claims the president's health care overhaul plan is unconstitutional. Federal a..
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Fla. SAT scores stable, below national average

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - SAT college entrance exam scores for Florida students in the class of 2010 remained largely unchanged from a year before, though more students are taking the test. Flo..
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Another Florida property tax challenge rejected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida appeal court has rejected another challenge to an amendment that gives property tax breaks for primary homeowners. The 1st District Court of Appe..
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70-yr-old Fla. pedestrian killed by driver

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) - A 70-year-old man has died after he was hit by a pickup truck while trying to cross a street near Miami. Hialeah Police Detective Eddie Rodriguez said the driv..
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Officer under investigation after killing 2 dogs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - St. Petersburg Police are investigating after an officer shot and killed two dogs in an attempt to break up a dog fight. Officer Slobodan Juric was call..
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Fla. woman wins ride in weinermobile

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ROLLING GREENS, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida woman caught the eye of neighbors as she tooled around in a most unusual vehicle - the Weinermobile. Barbara Gilbert won a trip to rid..
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Woman dies in Clearwater parasail accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Georgia woman has died days after a parasail's tether detached from a boat during a Florida vacation. Alejandra White and Shaun Ladd were injured Se..
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Owner jumps on roof of stolen SUV

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man reportedly stole a sport utility vehicle while the owner hung from the roof. Police say the owner was playing chess at an Orlando communi..
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Deputy fatally shoots man during traffic stop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CALLAHAN, Fla. (AP) - A Nassau County deputy fatally shot a north Florida man during a traffic stop. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement reports that the deputy pulled over a..
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Hazmat crew responds to Motorola campus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) - A hazardous materials crew responded to a minor spill at the Motorola campus in Plantation. Fire officials say the spill occurred after a fire was reported ..
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