- Hospital where woman in custody died cited for deficiencies Updated: Feb-12-16 12:42 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The hospital where a black woman died after she was forcibly removed from the emergency room by a white police officer was cited for 10 "deficiencies," including failing to properly exam the woman when she complained of difficulty breathing, state health officials said.
- Troopers: 2 dead in wrong-way crash near downtown Tampa Updated: Feb-12-16 10:22 am
TAMPA, Florida - Two men are dead following a wrong-way crash on an exit ramp of Interstate 275 near downtown Tampa.
- Dump truck hits, kills 2 while trying to free stalled truck Updated: Feb-12-16 6:36 am
PALM COAST, Florida - A construction worker driving a dump truck fatally struck a man and woman as they tried to pull a stalled pickup truck out of soft dirt in central Florida.
- Bush campaigning in Anderson, talking faith in Greenville Updated: Feb-12-16 4:16 am
ANDERSON, South Carolina - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is making a few more campaign stops in South Carolina before this weekend's Republican presidential debate.
- Legislature passes bill exempting UFC results from request Updated: Feb-11-16 7:44 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - When "The Ultimate Fighter" returns to Florida, the public won't be able to find out the results before episodes air.
- Last stand? Statue of confederate general could be replaced Updated: Feb-11-16 3:27 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A statue of Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith would be removed from the U.S. Capitol under a bill passed by the Florida Senate.
- Bill on severe injuries caused by dogs passes Florida Senate Updated: Feb-11-16 2:38 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A measure that could spare the lives of dogs that cause severe injuries to people is headed to Gov. Rick Scott.
- Florida Legislature divided over budget and tax cuts Updated: Feb-11-16 2:36 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Legislature has less than a month left in its regular session to reach a deal over a new state budget.
- Florida House signs off on tax cuts, sales tax holidays Updated: Feb-11-16 2:25 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida House has passed a sweeping tax cut package that could give Floridians several tax holidays.
- Bill would increase penalty for violating restraining orders Updated: Feb-11-16 2:09 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A person who more than once violates restraining orders issued to protect people from domestic violence or stalking would face felony charges under a bill the Florida Senate passed.
- Florida man dies after passers-by rescue him from crash Updated: Feb-11-16 7:02 am
GROVELAND, Florida - A 73-year-old man is dead even though passers-by rescued him from his vehicle which went into a pond after hitting a utility pole.
- CDC to host Zika conference call with hospital workers Updated: Feb-11-16 3:01 am
MIAMI - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is hosting a conference call and webinar with Florida hospital workers to discuss the spread of the Zika virus.
- FDLE investigates possible hack into county website Updated: Feb-11-16 3:01 am
FORT MYERS, Florida - State investigators are looking at a man who explained in an online video how he breached a Lee Supervisor of Elections computer server without permission.
- US Attorney General Lynch visits Florida on policing issues Updated: Feb-11-16 3:00 am
MIAMI - U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is visiting South Florida over the next two days to discuss policing issues and ways of building trust and cooperation between law enforcement and local citizens.
- Florida Gov. remains mum on how to fix state's death penalty Updated: Feb-10-16 10:56 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - With Florida's death penalty law in limbo due to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Emilee Cope on Wednesday described in chilling detail how her father, Keith, was hog-tied and left for dead back in 2009 when she was a teenager.
- The Latest: Bush says he won't blame Obama for problems Updated: Feb-10-16 8:39 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:
- Senate urges federal term limits, condemns Israel boycotts Updated: Feb-10-16 6:59 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Senate is sending two messages to Congress: set term limits for senators and representatives, and condemn efforts to boycott Israel.
- Florida editorial roundup Updated: Feb-10-16 3:30 pm
Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:
- Bill would help families of first responders killed on duty Updated: Feb-10-16 2:26 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The families of law enforcement officers and other first responders killed on duty would receive increased benefits under a bill unanimously passed by the Florida Senate.
- Chances look good for anti-corruption bill in Legislature Updated: Feb-10-16 12:40 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - An anti-corruption bill intended to end what a grand jury called a "corruption tax" in Florida appears headed for passage.
- Troopers: 2 dead after car fire on Interstate 95 in Miami Updated: Feb-10-16 6:28 am
MIAMI - Two people are dead after a fiery crash on northbound Interstate 95.
- Despite problems charter schools could get more state money Updated: Feb-09-16 9:52 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Setting up a potential tug-of-war over millions in taxpayer money, the Florida House is rushing ahead with a plan that would force school districts across the state to share local property taxes with charter schools.
- Gambling legislation starts rolling in Florida House Updated: Feb-09-16 8:11 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's Republican-controlled Legislature on Tuesday finally took up legislation that would allow the Seminole Tribe of Florida to add craps and roulette at its casinos.
- Florida gay rights bill won't advance after Senate stalemate Updated: Feb-09-16 7:00 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida won't pass legislation this year to extend civil rights protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
- Florida court hears case challenging abortion law Updated: Feb-09-16 5:43 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's First District Court of Appeal is deciding whether they should lift an order that blocked a state law requiring a 24-hour waiting period for abortions.