The 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.
After 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.
A surfer had a closer encounter of the shark kind in the waters off Daytona Beach.
Perhaps the most exciting part of watching a NASCAR race is also the most dangerous.
A Florida man who owned as many as 50 gas stations has been sentenced to federal prison over his conviction for wire fraud.
Florida lawmakers may approve a plan to add a memorial in the state capitol commemorating those who died in a 1983 Beirut bombing.
TaVon Watson, for his 24th birthday, wanted a thrill ride so he headed to the Exotic Driving Experience track at Walt Disney World.
A Florida student is under arrest, accused of threatening to kill his professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
A Florida man found dead in a landfill had been sleeping in a trash bin when he was crushed, officials near Daytona Beach said.
A 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.