| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:25 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- State Rep. Mark Pafford, D-West Palm Beach, wants to be the next Democratic leader in the Florida House.
Pafford filed paperwork with the House clerk's office announcing his intentions to seek the leadership position that will be voted on...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:04 AM
The U.S. military will be letting the Navy Blue Angels and Air Force Thunderbirds back in the sky in 2014, and several Florida stops have already been announced.
"Community outreach is key to connecting Americans to the military," said Blue Angels...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The skies are clearing for air shows in Florida for the upcoming year and beyond with the Air Force Thunderbirds and Navy Blue Angels nailing down dates, and the Sunshine State has a lot of stops on their tours.
Both military performance teams will make...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:36 AM
As a dude rarely seen in public without a hat, I'm disappointed that I never made the connection:
Dr. Seuss was a hat guy! My first clue should have been the main character in that classic children's tale, "The Cat in the Hat." Of course, that crazy cat...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Andrew Flaherty spent five months with a state-issued Florida ID that labeled him as a sex offender, even though he had never been accused or convicted of such a crime.
Originally from Louisiana, Flaherty received the ID in Jacksonville after becoming a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A recently issued report indicates that heroin use in Florida is reaching epidemic levels with overdoses nearly doubling and more users turning toward a version of the drug that's 100 times as addictive, WPTV reports.
The report, released earlier this...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:45 AM
A female snowy owl strayed from its usual territory in the Arctic to visit Florida, making it the third bird of its kind to ever be spotted in the Sunshine State, The Florida Times-Union reports.
Visitors have been flocking to Little Talbot Island...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:53 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb 3 (Reuters) - A Florida murder trial, stemming from an argument over loud music at a gas station that ended in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, opens on Monday, reviving a debate over the state's gun control and...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Thomas Holley, defensive tackle from Lincoln High in Brooklyn, N.Y. , has apparently flipped his commitment from Penn State to the University of Florida.
Mike Farrell, national analyst for Rivals.com, is reporting that Holley has made the decision. It...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:20 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- A little more than a year after the state was embroiled in controversy over the voter purge program, Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced he is embarking on a series of meetings with election supervisors to discuss the voter rolls....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:39 PM
UCF football had 31 players named to the American all-academic team.
Players must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0 and completed a minimum of two consecutive semesters, with a total of 18 semester credits not including remedial...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
John Rivers' life has been fueled by family, faith and food.
For years the Jacksonville native and former health-care executive dreamed of opening a Texas-style barbecue restaurant. And in 2004, with a plan built on prayer, Rivers took the leap and...