| Aug 28, 2011
| 12:30 PM
If you compare a map of this country's fracking sites with one of U.S. nuclear power plants, you will see that on both maps the area from the Great Lakes to the East Coast is the area of greatest concentration for both, and they overlap. If you then...
| Jul 1, 2011
Football coach Ken Niumatalolo released the names Navy's 2011 recruits on Thursday night as 52 prospects representing 16 states went through induction ceremonies and began plebe summer.
"We are very excited about the group we have coming in this year,"...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:57 PM
In the 1980s, state Sen. Kenneth T. Hampton's cream-colored Lincoln Continental was a fixture at the grocery store in Higganum center while he talked to constituents inside. Hampton, who represented the 33rd District, died July 3 in Cape Coral Fla. He was...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:58 AM
PHILADELPHIA After talking to 12 of the top draft prospects on Thursday, I was most impressed by German power forward Leon Draisaitl, who doesn’t appear to be on the Panthers’ radar.
At 6-foot-2, 204 pounds, the broad-shouldered...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:07 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Curt Clawson, a Republican businessman from Bonita Springs whose renown six months ago was limited to his hard-court days at Purdue University, is heading to Congress.
Voters in the Republican-leaning Southwest Florida district...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:17 PM
Charlie Buckingham and Paige Railey have been collecting trophies since they were kids, but Sunday they won some of the more precious hardware: the George D. O'Day trophy for men and Helen Willis Hanley trophy for women in the U.S. Sailing Singlehanded...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:17 AM
TALLAHASSEE — A Southwest Florida lawmaker who advocated for a new state law to drug test all elected officials was arrested early Monday and accused of drunken driving, Tallahassee Police Department officials say.
State Rep. Dane Eagle, 30, R-...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:19 AM
It looks like this business is thinking outside the pine box to put some FUN back in FUNerals -- with a wine wake.
There's a funeral parlor in North Naples that offers a wine gathering during its services, reports WZVN ABC News-7 in Fort Myers.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The chief executive of a Bitcoin startup backed by the Winklevoss twins was arrested Monday and charged with laundering money through a notorious drug-trafficking site.
The Department of Justice said that it had charged Robert M. Faiella and Charlie...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:04 PM
NEW YORK — The federal government has arrested one of the biggest names in the bitcoin community in the latest crackdown on digital currencies and their illicit use.
Charlie Shrem, chief executive of digital currency exchange BitInstant, stands...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:25 AM
"Florida's just being a jerk now." At least that's one social media statement making the Internet rounds accompanied with a temperature map showing one giant frigid, blue country, except of course for the balmy yellow- and orange-colored Sunshine State....
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:20 AM
A Florida woman is fighting to continue her "off the grid" lifestyle despite the city's attempts to make her plug in.
Robin Speronis has been living in a Cape Coral home without running water or city electricity for close to two years, NBC-2 reports....