- Wildlife officials limit bears hunters can kill to 320 Updated: Sep-02-15 7:37 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Florida wildlife officials have approved the killing of 320 black bears next month during the state's first bear hunting season in more than 20 years.
- Suspect in Florida doctor's death violates federal probation Updated: Sep-02-15 7:22 pm
ST. LOUIS - One of two Missouri men charged with killing a southwest Florida doctor was sentenced Wednesday for a probation violation that investigators allege put him in the same county where the physician was killed - more than 1,100 miles from his eastern Missouri home - a day before her body was found.
- Power struggle at FAMU after hazing death brings new crisis Updated: Sep-02-15 6:52 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Trustees at Florida A&M University turned to an outsider - and the school's first female president - to lead them out of the turmoil that followed the hazing death of a Marching 100 drum major. But 18 months later the historic school is facing a new crisis marked by allegations of harassment and insubordination - and complaints from politicians.
- Florida QB Treon Harris to start season opener Updated: Sep-02-15 6:47 pm
GAINESVILLE, Florida - Florida has its quarterback for the season opener, just not the season.
- Assistant convicted of stealing millions from ex-NBA star Updated: Sep-02-15 6:27 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - A federal jury has convicted a former personal assistant of Gilbert Arenas of stealing more than $2 million from the former NBA basketball player.
- Woman gets life sentence for fatal robbery Updated: Sep-02-15 6:18 pm
PENSACOLA, Florida - A Pensacola woman has been sentenced to life in prison for a robbery that left a convenience store owner dead.
- 5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 3 Updated: Sep-02-15 5:49 pm
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- Louisville's schedule includes 2 games vs. NCAA champ Duke Updated: Sep-02-15 4:24 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Louisville will face defending champion Duke twice along with Final Four participants Michigan State and Kentucky in a schedule featuring 10 games against NCAA Tournament teams.
- Rapper Kevin Gates accused of kicking woman during show Updated: Sep-02-15 3:52 pm
LAKELAND, Florida - Rapper Kevin Gates is facing a battery charge in Florida after authorities say he kicked a woman during a performance.
- UCF, FIU battle unknowns heading into season opener Updated: Sep-02-15 2:57 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - One byproduct of UCF's national star rising over the past five seasons is that expectations have gone up along with it.
- Jaguars rookie kicker Myers takes unusual path to NFL Updated: Sep-02-15 2:50 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - As reporters and cameras gathered around new Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Jason Myers, teammates started walking by.
- Average FPL bill could drop $2.50 a month in 2016 Updated: Sep-02-15 2:43 pm
MIAMI - Florida Power & Light officials say the company is planning to reduce electric rates next year.
- Green turtle nest count breaks record Updated: Sep-02-15 11:49 am
ORLANDO, Florida - University of Central Florida researchers say the endangered green turtle population is making a comeback on one of the nation's most important nesting beaches for turtles.
- Grand opening: College football starts, playoff talk begins Updated: Sep-02-15 9:47 am
No sports season starts better than college football.
- Burglars bars trapped woman, 2 kids killed in Tampa fire Updated: Sep-02-15 9:44 am
TAMPA, Florida - Authorities say an overloaded power strip likely caused a fire that killed a 61-year-old Tampa woman and two of her grandchildren.
- Jacksonville school system to start mentor program Updated: Sep-02-15 8:22 am
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - A mentoring program that's been in place in Miami-Dade County will be expanding to Jacksonville area schools.
- Rapper Pitbull teams with Visit Florida to promote tourism Updated: Sep-02-15 7:23 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Rapper Pitbull is partnering with Visit Florida to promote tourism.
- Florida deputy credited for helping save choking man Updated: Sep-02-15 7:10 am
CLEARWATER, Florida - A Florida sheriff's deputy is being credited for helping save the life of a choking man.
- 1 Fantasy 5 player wins jackpot worth $211,225.32 Updated: Sep-02-15 6:37 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - One "Fantasy 5" player has selected all five winning numbers to each take home a jackpot of $211,225.32.
- Police say mother charged after child found alone in filth Updated: Sep-02-15 6:28 am
APOPKA, Florida - A Florida mother has been charged after authorities say she left her 7-year-old child in deplorable conditions while she went out drinking.
- Audubon purchases 2-acre island in Tampa Bay Updated: Sep-02-15 3:09 am
LITTLE BIRD KEY, Florida - The treetop homes on Terra Ceia Bay all have grand views of sunsets while the residents there feast on seafood and rear their young.
- St. Augustine seeks study to help plan for sea level rise Updated: Sep-02-15 3:08 am
ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida - Officials in St. Augustine want the University of Florida to help the city prepare for the effects of rising sea levels.
- Nearly $400 million state contract protested by AT&T Updated: Sep-02-15 3:07 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The telecommunications company now responsible for providing phone and Internet service to the state of Florida is raising questions about a major new contract awarded to a rival vendor.
- Man faces mandatory life sentence for fatal home invasion Updated: Sep-01-15 8:22 pm
MIAMI - A former MTV reality show contestant is facing a mandatory life sentence for a fatal South Florida home invasion.
- Teen dead following fight at juvenile detention facility Updated: Sep-01-15 8:08 pm
MIAMI - Police are investigating following the death of a teenager who was being held at the state's juvenile detention facility in Miami.