Sheriffs Cautious About Expanding Juvenile CitationsThe use of civil citations to divert juvenile offenders from the justice system has spread to nearly all Florida counties. A new law goes into effect Oct .1, giving teens who are apprehended by law enforcement second or third chances to avoid arrest. And supporters want the state to spend $2 million next year to expand the programs.
No Clear Roadmap Yet On Senate DistrictsAfter reaching an agreement this week with voting-rights groups, Florida lawmakers face the chore of going into special session in October to redraw Senate districts.
Surfer Bit In Foot By Shark Off Daytona BeachA surfer had a closer encounter of the shark kind in the waters off Daytona Beach.
Frightening Daytona Wreck Puts NASCAR Safety In SpotlightPerhaps the most exciting part of watching a NASCAR race is also the most dangerous.
Fmr. Florida Owner Of 50 Gas Stations Sentenced For Wire FraudA Florida man who owned as many as 50 gas stations has been sentenced to federal prison over his conviction for wire fraud.
Florida State Capitol Could Get A Beirut Memorial Florida lawmakers may approve a plan to add a memorial in the state capitol commemorating those who died in a 1983 Beirut bombing.
Instructor’s Death At Thrill Ride Car Track 3rd In Past YearTaVon Watson, for his 24th birthday, wanted a thrill ride so he headed to the Exotic Driving Experience track at Walt Disney World.
Embry Riddle Student Arrested For Threating To Kill ProfessorA Florida student is under arrest, accused of threatening to kill his professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Florida Man Crushed In A Garbage TruckA Florida man found dead in a landfill had been sleeping in a trash bin when he was crushed, officials near Daytona Beach said.
Marine Who Was Held In Mexican Jail Now Facing DUI ChargeA retired marine from Weston who was jailed in Mexico for illegally entering the country with firearms has been charged with driving under the influence, according to Georgia authorities.
Kurt Busch Appeals To Save His NASCAR CareerKurt Busch will miss the Daytona 500, and finds himself once again fighting for his career.
NASCAR Tweaks Qualifying Procedures At DaytonaIt’s been an interesting week in Daytona as the 2015 NASCAR season is just getting started.