Judge Rejects Effort To Halt Bear HuntA Leon County judge said Thursday science used by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is sufficient to justify the state's first black-bear hunt in more than two decades, although he added the agency could have done a better job in establishing the rules.
'Harvest' Numbers Set For Revived Bear HuntA target was placed on at least 320 black bears Wednesday as the once-threatened species will be hunted across Florida next month for the first time in more than two decades.
Bear Killed In Collision With 2 Cars In North FloridaFor the second time over the past 8 days in north Florida, a black bear was killed after being struck by two cars.
Wildlife Officials Support Black Bear HuntsBlack bears are closer to being placed on the state's wildlife hunting calendar for the first time in more than 20 years.
Dolphins Sign Free Agent Cornerback Zack BowmanFree agent cornerback Zack Bowman is visiting the Miami Dolphins, who have a starting spot open opposite Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes.
Florida Targets October For Bear HuntThe state this October would open its first black-bear hunting season in two decades, under a set of rules that will be reviewed next week.
Lawmakers Could Send Message: Don't Feed The BearsFlorida lawmakers might increase penalties for people repeatedly caught feeding bears and alligators.
Bears Take Va. Tech CB Fuller With 14th Pick The Chicago Bears drafted Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller with 14th pick Thursday, the latest move to boost a defense that ranked among the league's worst last season.
Attack Prompts Florida Wildlife Officers To Kill Four BearsOne bear was killed, three other euthanized by wildlife officers after a central Florida woman was mauled by one outside her home over the weekend.
Mercer Knocks Out Duke In Biggest Upset Of NCAA TournamentIt was the team many people didn’t bank on winning and it killed a lot of brackets.
Report: Lovie Smith Favorite To Become New Bucs CoachThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired their head coach Monday morning and by Monday afternoon a favorite had emerged to take over the franchise.
Fall Means More Bears Showing Up As the seasons change, more sightings of Florida’s largest mammal will likely be reported.