Southern rock pioneer Gregg Allman, dead at 69, sang and lived the blues

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 04:10

By Russ Bynum &Kristin M. Hall

Tia Mitchell: Without bills in hand, Gov. Rick Scott can’t take budget action

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 04:10

I’ve been receiving calls and text messages from people asking about Gov. Rick Scott’s annual budget vetoes. When will we know what projects he has vetoed? Will he set a new record for axing spending from the budget?

First to board or join the horde; is elite travel worth it?

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 04:10

By Candice Choi &Scott Mayerowitz

Florida Highway Patrol dealing with trooper shortage

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 02:23

By Jeremy Wallace

VIDEO: Sheriff says ‘hard to hide’ swan statue stolen by naked man

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 14:00

LAKELAND, Fla. — Surveillance video shows a naked man driving away from a Florida storage center in a stolen pickup truck loaded with a statue of a large, black and white checkered swan that’s worth tens of thousands of dollars.

Florida Highway Patrol dealing with trooper shortage

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:22

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The number of speeding tickets issued by the Florida Highway Patrol has dropped for three straight years as the agency deals with a shortage of troopers.

Forecasters predict above-normal Atlantic hurricane season

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 05:30

By Jennifer Kay

Dr. Beach names Florida’s Siesta Beach best beach in US

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 05:30

By Tamara Lush

Cyclist faces deportation after truck hits him in Florida

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:30

MIAMI — A cyclist hit by a pickup truck at a crosswalk in Florida and cited for the accident was turned over to immigration officials to face deportation, authorities said Thursday.

Why’d a turtle cross the road? To lay eggs on the other side

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:51

KEY WEST, Fla. — A loggerhead turtle is safely back in the water in Florida after getting help from police officers and wildlife officials.