Crime in Florida dropped 6.5-percent in 2012 from 2011, with violent crimes overall down 4.3 percent, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s annual Uniform Crime Report released Thursday.
An anthrax scare gripped state employees in Tallahassee on Monday.
Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll resigned effective immediately as a gambling investigation into a non-profit she once worked with yielded multiple arrests Tuesday.
As gun control becomes a central focus of Washington in the first few months of the 113th Congress, Floridians are buying guns at a frenetic pace.
One day after Doral’s police chief was abruptly fired, the now former police chief fired back at the city officials who removed him from his post. He said he is considering taking legal action.
Ken Tucker, who took over the Department of Corrections last year, said in a video message he is leaving because he’s approaching a mandatory retirement date.
An AMBER Alert ended late Friday afternoon after one-year-old James Morrison was found safe.
A Plantation woman was arrested after she allegedly tried to extort millions of dollars from the family that founded Claire’s stores.
An Aventura police officer was involved in a shooting late Friday night.
Bond was denied for a Miami-Dade school employee accused of luring a 14-year old girl to South Florida to become a prostitute.