| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:43 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Davy Jones, a onetime teen heartthrob as a member of the 1960s made-for-television pop band the Monkees, died on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack near his home in Florida, according to his longtime publicist. He was 66....
| Apr 18, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Florida declared April “Water Conservation Month,” encouraging residents to take extra steps to cut water use at the peak of the winter-to-spring dry season.
South Florida has had a drier-than-usual dry season, averaging about 45 percent of...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 2:02 PM
The Seminole Tribe of Florida already lays claim to profitable casinos at each end of the state and now it’s creating a gambling (and more) getaway out in the middle of nowhere.
But it’ll take time.
On Thursday, tribal officials at their...
| May 1, 2012
| 9:32 AM
As if South Florida isn’t sweltering enough in summer.
But it might be even be hotter yet – and wetter than normal too, the National Weather Service in Miami said Tuesday.
Forecasters said the same weather patterns that made for an...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 12:31 PM
"Out of Place," Christy Gast's new show at Miami's Gallery Diet, will feature burlap sculptures made in the artist's studio. This is a departure from her two previous Miami shows, which featured video installations in which the artist explores public land...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Below normal March rainfall is setting South Florida up for a worsened water supply strain at the peak of the region’s winter-to-spring dry season.
South Florida averaged 1.77 inches of total rainfall during March, about 56 percent of normal,...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Lake Okeechobee water could start flowing again to Florida’s West Coast, despite concerns about dipping into South Florida’s back-up water supply.
The South Florida Water Management District on Thursday endorsed resuming periodic discharges...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 5:52 AM
A tornado warning that was issued for the east-central portion of Palm Beach County Tuesday morning has been canceled, according to the National Weather Service.
The warning issued shortly after 8:30 a.m. was supposed to be in effect until 9 a.m. but was...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 11:01 AM
South Florida faces a significant threat of tornadoes between 5 and 9 p.m. Tuesday, largely the result of the tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Weather Service said.
The weather service estimates the tornado threat will be greatest...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:04 AM
The gray - and occasionally stormy - gloom that has blanketed South Florida for the past three days is forecast to be replaced with clear skies and cooler conditions, possibly as soon as Wednesday night.
A cold front, currently in the vicinity of Lake...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 12:06 PM
Soggy South Florida emerged from three days of storms with improved water supplies, but lingering concerns about the fast-approaching dry season.
Rainfall has Lake Okeechobee, South Florida’s primary backup water supply, rising about 1.2 inches per...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 11:18 AM
South Florida water levels keep rising, but that doesn’t mean drought-triggered watering restrictions for homes and businesses are going away any time soon.
Heavy October rains have boosted water levels from the Everglades to Lake Okeechobee as...