- Woman at center of infamous killing to be freed Updated: Dec-04-13 9:17 am
- Nativity scene on display at Florida Capitol Updated: Dec-03-13 6:26 pm
- Weatherford slams Medicaid expansion in op-ed Updated: Dec-03-13 4:31 pm
- Fla. students below global peers in math, science Updated: Dec-03-13 12:54 pm
- Woman at center of infamous killing to be set free Updated: Dec-03-13 9:07 am
- Legislator sued after dog bites student in face Updated: Dec-02-13 2:10 pm
- Corporal punishment still used in Florida Updated: Dec-01-13 1:29 am
- Father arrested after baby left alone in car Updated: Nov-29-13 1:14 pm
- Fla. judge upholds use of new execution drug Updated: Nov-25-13 9:19 pm
- Fla. governor and AG sued over public records Updated: Nov-25-13 7:44 pm
- Teen dies in central Fla. motorcycle crash Updated: Nov-25-13 8:20 am
- Lawyer: FSU QB Winston volunteered DNA to police Updated: Nov-21-13 10:19 pm
- Monticello mayor suspended following arrest Updated: Nov-21-13 8:40 pm
- Fla. Supreme Ct. upholds Diaz murder conviction Updated: Nov-21-13 12:10 pm
- No charges in black-vote-suppression allegations Updated: Nov-18-13 6:52 pm
- Funding short for buying new conservation lands Updated: Nov-18-13 10:40 am
- Teen killed while crossing road in Orlando Updated: Nov-18-13 8:43 am
- La. education leader loses bid for Florida job Updated: Nov-13-13 1:10 pm
- Fla. state senators want speed limit raised to 75 Updated: Nov-13-13 6:10 am
- Fla. court rules teacher data is a public record Updated: Nov-12-13 7:25 pm
- Gov. Scott inducts 1st class of Florida veterans Updated: Nov-12-13 10:41 am
- Legislators vote down stand your ground repeal Updated: Nov-07-13 9:52 pm
- Fla. Supreme Court settles lesbian custody battle Updated: Nov-07-13 6:04 pm
- Clarification: Deadly Seawater Bacteria story Updated: Nov-07-13 11:05 am
- Fla. House to vote on "stand your ground" repeal Updated: Nov-06-13 5:37 pm
TAMPA, Florida - Valessa Robinson was 15 when she helped her friends kill her mother in a Tampa suburb in 1998 and 17 when she was convicted of third-degree murder. Now 30, Robinson is scheduled to be released from prison in Florida on Friday.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A private group placed a Nativity scene in the Florida state Capitol on Tuesday in an event that included prayers, children singing Christmas carols and a celebration of Jesus' birth.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The decision by Florida lawmakers not to expand Medicaid may be a stalled issue heading into the 2014 legislative session with Republican House Speaker Will Weatherford signaling in a recent editorial he hasn't changed his mind.
MIAMI - Florida teens scored lower than their international peers in math and science and about the same in reading, results from a global test released Tuesday show.
TAMPA, Florida - Valessa Robinson was 15 when she helped her friends kill her mother in a Tampa suburb in 1998 and 17 when she was convicted of third-degree murder.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A Florida legislator is getting sued because his dog bit someone in the face.
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Paddling in schools has been declining for years across the country and across Florida. But in north Florida it maintains a fast foothold in 20 public school districts and in uncounted private schools.
ORLANDO, Florida - A father was arrested on Thanksgiving Day on a felony child neglect charge after police say he left his 2-month-old son alone in a car outside a store.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A Florida judge on Monday signed off on the use of a new drug the state is using in its executions.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A persistent critic of Gov. Rick Scott filed lawsuits on Monday accusing top Florida officials of flouting the state's public records laws by failing to turn over emails and other documents.
MERRITT ISLAND, Florida - A 13-year-old girl us dead following a crash involving two motorcycles in central Florida.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - There was a lot of finger-pointing Thursday in the sexual assault investigation involving Florida State's Jameis Winston after a DNA report linking the quarterback to the alleged victim was leaked to the media.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The mayor of a small Florida Panhandle city has been suspended from office following an arrest on forgery charges.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction and death sentence of a Lee County man in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend's father.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Allegations that a white city clerk tried to suppress the black vote in an election the incumbent black mayor lost by one vote and that also resulted in the ouster of a black city commissioner will be dropped with no criminal charges filed, State Attorney Willie Meggs said Monday.
SARASOTA, Florida - Much of the land that the state considered surplus conservation land that could be sold to raise money for the purchase other environmentally sensitive lands turned out to be worth conserving - leaving Florida with less money to spend on other land needed to protect natural resources.
ORLANDO, Florida - Authorities say a 13-year-old boy is dead following a hit-and-run crash in Orlando.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Jim Purcell has been passed over for a job leading Florida's state university system.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Two Florida state senators want to let motorists drive faster on the state's highways.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A Florida appeals court sided with a newspaper on Thursday and said that data used to prepare teacher evaluations is a public record.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The late Congressman Sam Gibbons is among six veterans who are the first inductees into the new Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A panel of Florida legislators on Thursday easily defeated an effort to repeal the state's controversial "stand your ground law" Thursday following hours of passionate testimony.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a woman who donated an egg to her lesbian partner has parental rights to the child and ordered a lower court to work out custody, child support and visitation arrangements.
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - In a story Oct. 11 about the deaths of 10 people who have died in Florida after eating raw oysters, The Associated Press paraphrased James Oliver, a University of North Carolina biologist, as having called the oysters "tainted" with bacteria. Oliver did not use the word "tainted" and was not suggesting that the bacteria were introduced to the product during processing. The bacteria on the oysters occur naturally and are not introduced during their processing.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's Republican-controlled House is expected on Thursday to keep intact the state's contentious "stand your ground" law that has sparked protests in the wake of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.