- Private company canceling prison health care contract Updated: Nov-30-15 6:37 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The private company responsible for providing health care to most of Florida's prisons says it is terminating its contract.
- Florida investigators: Planned Parenthood didn't sell organs Updated: Nov-30-15 6:21 pm
MIAMI - State investigators say there's no evidence Planned Parenthood in Florida purchased or sold human organs or tissue.
- Official: Ex-prison guards in painkiller distribution ring Updated: Nov-24-15 6:59 pm
STARKE, Florida - Authorities in north Florida say more than 50 people, including 10 former corrections officers, participated in a painkiller distribution ring that involved sneaking the drugs into Florida State Prison.
- 5 Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 25 Updated: Nov-24-15 5:21 pm
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
- Florida Gov. Scott's budget: Tax cuts, more for schools Updated: Nov-23-15 8:22 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott, surrounded by rows of machines and dozens of manufacturing employees, on Monday announced a nearly $79.3 billion spending plan for the coming year that is heavy on tax cuts and help for businesses.
- Florida Supreme Court seeks 24 more judgeships statewide Updated: Nov-19-15 12:01 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court is asking for more judges.
- Florida may expand help for intellectually disabled children Updated: Nov-18-15 4:57 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Legislature is moving ahead with a measure that will increase the number of children eligible for vouchers that pay for special education programs.
- Gov. Scott seeks $8.5 million to help process rape kits Updated: Nov-18-15 4:14 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Gov. Rick Scott announced Wednesday he will seek $8.5 million to help process a backlog of about 11,000 untested rape kits when he submits next year's budget proposal.
- Senate advancing bill to change 'stand your ground' law Updated: Nov-18-15 3:32 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A bill that would force prosecutors to prove self-defense wasn't a factor before bringing someone using a "stand your ground" defense to trial advanced in the Senate on Wednesday despite a similar House bill being killed the day before.
- Legislators may let terminally ill patients use marijuana Updated: Nov-17-15 5:53 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida legislators may change the law to allow terminally ill patients to use marijuana.
- Gov. wants Congress to stop relocation of refugees to state Updated: Nov-16-15 5:26 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Gov. Rick Scott on Monday joined with a growing number of Republican governors who are critical of efforts by the Obama administration to relocate Syrian refugees to the United States.
- Florida's crime rate drops, but sexual assaults are rising Updated: Nov-15-15 3:33 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's overall crime rate is dropping, but the number of reported sex offenses and sexual assaults is rising.
- Officials to put fences around train tracks after crashes Updated: Nov-13-15 3:46 am
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Florida - The Florida Department of Transportation says it is planning to install fences around train tracks to avoid more fatal crashes.
- Cheney on Clinton's private email: 'She's in big trouble' Updated: Nov-12-15 9:16 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Thursday that he believes Hillary Rodham Clinton set up a private email server when she was secretary of state to avoid having her messages sent to the National Archives.
- Authorities identify jail inmate who died at hospital Updated: Nov-11-15 8:54 am
OCALA, Florida - Authorities have identified a north Florida jail inmate who died at a hospital.
- Supreme Court considers changes to Florida's political map Updated: Nov-10-15 7:17 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A long-running legal battle over Florida's political landscape wound up back before the state Supreme Court on Tuesday where several justices sounded skeptical about the changes proposed by the Republican-controlled Legislature.
- Florida legislators want to regulate, not ban fantasy sports Updated: Nov-10-15 2:22 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida may try to regulate the growing fantasy sports industry.
- $5M fence project to protect panthers on Alligator Alley Updated: Nov-08-15 12:20 pm
NAPLES, Florida - State officials are spending more than $5 million on a fencing project designed to keep panthers and other large animals off Alligator Alley.
- Florida light maker moving headquarters to Rhode Island Updated: Nov-07-15 4:02 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A light bulb maker is relocating its executive office from Florida and touting new jobs in the Providence area.
- Ex-New York mayor mounts ad campaign on carbon-cutting plan Updated: Nov-06-15 4:48 pm
NEW YORK - Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is embarking on a $10 million-plus ad campaign to take on opponents of President Barack Obama's plan to reduce power plant carbon emissions.
- House, Senate can't resolve differences on Senate districts Updated: Nov-05-15 7:47 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Senate rejected a map to create new districts for itself and adjourned Thursday, leaving the Legislature with its second failed special session this year.
- House, Senate can't resolve differences on Senate districts Updated: Nov-05-15 5:56 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Senate is rejecting a new map that reconfigures its 40 districts and ending a special session without an agreement.
- Court sides with senator in contempt case over divorce, dog Updated: Nov-05-15 11:58 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court has sided with a state senator in a contempt case that began with a divorce dispute over a dog.
- House, Senate seek to bridge differences on Senate districts Updated: Nov-04-15 8:25 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida House and Senate are trying to work out their differences on political boundaries for state Senate districts.
- Florida House panel oks bill to remove Confederate statue Updated: Nov-04-15 11:13 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida may replace the statue of a Confederate general now housed in Washington D.C.