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  • Florida woman denied flight in NC with oxygen tank 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 8:11 am
  • ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - A Florida woman says an airline worker at a North Carolina airport refused to allow her to fly home with an oxygen tank because she didn't have the proper paperwork.

  • Florida woman denied flight in NC with oxygen tank 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 7:32 am
  • ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - A Florida woman says an airline worker at a North Carolina airport refused her to allow her to fly home with an oxygen tank because she did not have the proper paperwork.

  • Tallahassee fire lieutenant honored by governor 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 7:19 am
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's Firefighter of the Year is a lieutenant from Tallahassee's department.

  • Delay sought in loud music killing trial 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 6:50 am
  • JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Attorneys for a Florida man charged with murder in the killing of a teenager during an argument over loud music are asking that his retrial be delayed.

  • Delay sought in loud music killing trial 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 5:58 am
  • JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Attorneys for a Florida man accused of murdering a teenager during an argument over loud music are asking that his retrial be delayed.

  • Florida set to execute convicted double murderer 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 5:26 am
  • STARKE, Florida - Florida is set to execute a man convicted of killing his cousin and his cousin's wife to prevent the cousin from testifying at his burglary trial.

  • US Sugar finishes season with 5.5M tons of harvest 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 3:05 am
  • CLEWISTON, Florida - One of the nation's biggest sugar producers has wrapped up the season's harvest.

  • Fla. detective guilty in credit fraud, ID theft 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 3:04 am
  • MIAMI - A South Florida police detective is facing federal prison time after a jury convicted him in an identity theft and credit card fraud case.

  • Dog in car crash reunited with Tampa owner 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 3:04 am
  • TAMPA, Florida - A dog that disappeared after her disabled owner was injured in a car crash has been found safe and was reunited with her owner.

  • Fla. funding legal hotline to help juveniles 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 3:04 am
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - South Florida youth advocates are creating a hotline to give legal advice for juveniles in trouble with the law.

  • Price, DeJesus key Rays' 7-3 win over Twins 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 12:05 am
  • ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - David Price overcame two homers and getting hit in his protective cup by a lin1er in the fourth inning to throw hs first complete game of the season.

  • Rays beat Gibson, Twins 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 11:24 pm
  • ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - After three fine starts and three wins, Kyle Gibson of the Minnesota Twins had two bad innings Tuesday night and it cost him his first loss of the season.

  • Rays SS Yunel Escobar strikes out on a 4-2 pitch 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 11:02 pm
  • ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Major League Baseball has acknowledged it failed to correct a pitch count after Tampa Bay shortstop Yunel Escobar struck out in an at-bat that was completed after a replay review.

  • 3 more charged in $80M heist in Connecticut 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 9:37 pm
  • NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Three Florida men who federal authorities say stole about $80 million in prescription drugs from an Eli Lilly warehouse in Connecticut have been charged with conspiracy and theft, the U.S. attorney's office announced Tuesday.

  • Republican Curt Clawson wins special GOP primary 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 9:13 pm
  • FORT MYERS, Florida - The former CEO of an aluminum wheel company won a Republican primary Tuesday in a special election for the seat of a congressman who resigned in January after being arrested for buying cocaine.

  • Smith leads Buccaneers' voluntary minicamp 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 7:57 pm
  • TAMPA, Florida - Football coaches can only learn so much watching players on film, so Lovie Smith is excited about finally having an opportunity to evaluate the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on the field.

  • Legislature argues DCF budget after child deaths 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 7:37 pm
  • MIAMI - After dozens of child abuse-related deaths, Florida lawmakers may add money for nearly 200 new child protective investigators and other services, but critics worry the proposal overlooks funding to treat mental health and substance abuse problems that are at the root of most child deaths.

  • Technical glitch causes FCAT testing problems 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 7:16 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Testing was suspended Tuesday in several districts across Florida after students were unable to take the state's standardized assessment because of a computer glitch.

  • Lawmakers seek change in MLB Cuban player policy 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 7:04 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Two Florida lawmakers motivated by Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig's dangerous escape from Cuba are trying to change the way Major League Baseball treats Cuban players and are willing to tie state money for stadiums to the issue.

  • Fla. Gov. Scott backs growler legalization 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 6:46 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Gov. Rick Scott supports the legalization of the refillable half-gallon beer containers that craft beer lovers call growlers, his office said Tuesday.

  • Fla. man guilty of killing newlywed wife for money 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 6:32 pm
  • MIAMI - A South Florida man was convicted Tuesday of beating his newlywed wife to death so he could collect a $1 million life insurance policy.

  • Moore has elbow ligament replacement surgery 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 6:05 pm
  • ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Matt Moore has undergone elbow ligament replacement surgery and could be sidelined 12 to 15 months.

  • Crist won't back down from health care law support 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 5:52 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist set himself up Tuesday for another round of attacks over the president's health overhaul from Republican Gov. Rick Scott's campaign team - repeatedly calling the nation's new insurance system "great" during a lunch speech.

  • Man guilty of killing wife for insurance money 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 5:46 pm
  • MIAMI - A South Florida man was convicted of killing his wife Tuesday to collect a $1 million life insurance policy.

  • Fla. Rep. Dane Eagle arrested on DUI charges 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 5:46 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A member of the Florida Legislature was arrested in Tallahassee and charged with drunken driving after an officer spotted him driving erratically and he refused to be tested, police said Tuesday.