| May 28, 2013
| 11:46 AM
The couple got up before sunrise on a Saturday earlier this month to spend a relaxing day bird watching in Melbourne.
Instead, they were thrust into the adrenaline-pounding role of emergency first responders before dawn on May 18 — when they drove...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:42 PM
In local public-affairs programming this weekend: “Political Connections” previews the Florida Legislative Session at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News 13. The guests are Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville; House Speaker ...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:35 PM
TALLAHASSEE — House budget-writers have responded to Gov. Rick Scott's call to prioritize education this year with a $74.4 billion spending plan that includes more money for teacher raises and universities. Both the House and Senate are releasing...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:47 PM
If you're riding at 6:30 a.m., be sure you have lights. A friend of mine who rides actually hit a cyclist in the predawn hours a few weeks ago. The cyclist had no lights and fortunately wasn't injured. Here is a much worse outcome; hopefully Jerome...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:53 AM
"I thought she was playin'," the tow truck driver told deputies.
However, she was New York-bound and dtermined to get there.
The tow truck operator responded to a call to help a stranded motorist on Thursday morning when her rental car...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:58 AM
When Fort Pierce cops pulled over Sindy Robles, a 20-year-old mom, for an alleged moving traffic violation, officers asked her to exit the SUV, reports Will Greenlee in his Off the Beat blog for TCPalm in Stuart.
That request presented a problem for...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Kudos to Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Mark Wysocky.
One of the most frequently quoted law enforcement spokesmen in South Florida and one of the most helpful to reporters, he was recognized this month as Troop L's Trooper of the Year for his efforts on...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 5:11 AM
Move over! Havoc on the highway!
Natalie Christina Delgado wasn't wearing any undies when troopers pulled over on suspicion of DUI on I-595 near Davie in the wee hours of Wednesday morning after she had been traveling in the wrong direction and on the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Havoc on the highway...again.
The Orange Blossum Trail (OBT) is a major road that runs through Orlando and a seedy southern portion of it is known as an unofficial red light district, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
Early Friday morning, a Florida...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:13 AM
When a FHP trooper pulled over Heather Brianna Kelly, 25, of Fort Pierce, for speeding on I-95, the trooper learned the woman was wanted for jumping over the counter of a gas station in Atlantis and swiping some cash from the register, reports WPEC CBS...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:48 AM
DUI suspect Ryan T. Fletcher allegedly slammed his Ford into at least one other car and then fled the scene of the accident before lawmen arrived, troopers said, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
But troopers soon found the 28-year-old man, who had been...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:57 AM
A University of Central Florida student was killed Wednesday night in a crash on Interstate 10 in North Florida, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Kaliegh Nicole Ottis, 19, an Alpha Delta Pi sorority member and Lake Mary High School graduate, was a...