- Florida judge: Schools are getting enough money Updated: May-24-16 7:45 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A Florida judge on Tuesday tossed aside a major lawsuit that contended the state is shortchanging its public school students, arguing that the groups and parents who have brought the challenge failed to show evidence of a crisis that required the courts to step in.
- Pilot injured in small plane crash near Gainesville Updated: May-24-16 7:17 am
MELROSE, Florida - Authorities say a man is in serious condition after the small plane he was flying crashed near Gainesville.
- Former ambassador to Vatican to run for Congress in Fla. Updated: May-23-16 6:40 pm
MIAMI - A former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican says he's running for the southwest Florida House seat being vacated by Republican Rep. Curt Clawson.
- Sanford Burnham takes withdrawal proposal to governor Updated: May-23-16 4:48 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - Leaders of a research organization that has been key to the growth of a medical research community in central Florida say the firm is now in talks with the governor's office about having the University of Florida take over its Orlando facility.
- Pedestrian struck by cars, killed on busy Florida interstate Updated: May-21-16 12:58 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A 30-year-old pedestrian has died after being struck by at least two cars on a busy exit ramp linking two South Florida interstates.
- Court says no to Florida utility charging for drilling plan Updated: May-19-16 6:06 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's highest court on Thursday told state regulators that it was wrong to let the state's largest utility charge its customers for the cost of an oil and gas drilling project in another state.
- Amtrak train hits man on tracks in central Florida Updated: May-19-16 8:26 am
- Officer cited for on-duty crash during stolen car pursuit Updated: May-19-16 1:34 am
OCOEE, Florida - A central Florida police officer has been ticketed for an on-duty crash that left him and another driver seriously injured.
- Frontier: Telecom takeover led to outages in 3 states Updated: May-18-16 7:46 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Frontier Communications blamed its takeover of another company for widespread phone, internet and television service outages in California, Texas and Florida at a legislative hearing Wednesday, saying Frontier inherited corrupt data in its $10.5 billion acquisition of certain Verizon businesses last month.
- New survey: What Florida man or woman deserves a statue? Updated: May-18-16 3:31 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida wants the public to help decide who should get to replace Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith.
- Dr. Celeste Philip no longer interim Florida Surgeon General Updated: May-18-16 2:55 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott has taken the interim title off Dr. Celeste Philip as the state's Surgeon General.
- Authorities: Car crashes after shots fired on highway Updated: May-16-16 3:06 am
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Four people have been injured after their car was shot at on a highway in Jacksonville.
- Florida GOP activists on Trump as nominee: He's not Clinton Updated: May-14-16 12:55 pm
TAMPA, Florida - The most hardcore Republican faithful in the most important swing state came together this weekend for the first time since Donald Trump became the party's presumptive presidential nominee and the reaction went largely like this: Well, he's not Hillary Clinton.
- Biden plays nice while picking sides in Florida Senate race Updated: May-12-16 6:45 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - Vice President Joe Biden might be taking sides in Florida's Democratic Senate primary, but unlike Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, he's not getting nasty about it.
- Defender of Florida A&M President removed from school board Updated: May-12-16 6:35 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - One of the defenders of Florida A&M University's embattled president is being removed from the school's board of trustees.
- Florida agency that recruits jobs will soon be slashing them Updated: May-11-16 6:10 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Fresh off a stinging rebuke by the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature, the state's economic development agency will move ahead with a plan to lay off roughly a third of its employees.
- Reid confronts fellow Democrat over ethics allegations Updated: May-11-16 5:37 pm
WASHINGTON - A former boxer, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is not one to back down from a fight - even with a fellow Democrat. Neither is Rep. Alan Grayson, the combative Florida congressman running for the Senate.
- Fate of Florida's voucher program back before court Updated: May-10-16 7:16 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A two-year legal battle over the fate of Florida's largest private school voucher program on Tuesday spilled into an appeals court, where a panel of judges sounded skeptical about whether the lawsuit should go forward.
- Lice in Florida schools is a touchy subject Updated: May-08-16 3:01 am
MELBOURNE, Florida - Jessica Holloman had no clue what awaited her when she spied lice crawling on her daughter's scalp last year.
- Florida spent nearly $6,000 on radio ad ripping California Updated: May-06-16 6:00 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida taxpayers wound up spending nearly $6,000 for a radio ad that criticized California's decision to increase the minimum wage to $15.
- Off-course hot air balloon carrying 20 lands on highway ramp Updated: May-06-16 11:16 am
ORLANDO, Florida - The Florida Highway Patrol says no one was injured when a hot air balloon carrying 20 people made an emergency landing on an Interstate 4 entrance ramp near Orlando.
- Amid FBI probe, Miami suburb verges on financial collapse Updated: May-06-16 10:37 am
OPA-LOCKA, Florida - Amid an FBI corruption investigation, authorities say the Miami suburb of Opa-locka is teetering toward financial collapse.
- Court will review Florida's 24-hour abortion waiting period Updated: May-05-16 5:54 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court is going to decide whether or not the state's 24-hour waiting period for abortions is unconstitutional.
- Florida Supreme Court considers overturning death sentences Updated: May-05-16 2:06 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's Supreme Court wrestled with whether an inmate sentenced to death under a system found to be unconstitutional should have his punishment reduced to life in prison, and the lives of nearly 400 other condemned prisoners may depend on the decision.
- New murder trial ordered for Florida woman who kept silent Updated: May-05-16 2:03 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A Florida woman who sat outside her home and said nothing while investigators examined her ex-husband's bullet-ridden body will get a new murder trial after the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that prosecutors made a mistake by using that silence to help gain a conviction.