Authorities say a mandatory evacuation order is in effect for people living in a flood-prone area near New Port Richey.
The 2016 Florida Teacher of the Year was named Thursday night and the winner is Tampa Bay area language arts teacher.
A 4-year-old boy has died after falling into a pond and drowning at a Hillsborough County wedding reception.
A Florida school superintendent will lead New York’s education department.
A Florida man was convicted of beating his wife to death using a baseball bat.
Authorities say three Tampa Bay area teens have been charged with making threatening calls to Hillsborough County’s 911 dispatch center.
In a bitter rematch Tuesday in a district that includes parts of Palm Beach and Broward counties, state Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, appeared headed toward beating former Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff in the highest-profile Senate race of the year.
More than half of Central Florida residents who voted with absentee ballots have sent them back.
Detectives from Monroe County Sheriff’s Office got a lead from a Craigslist post that resulted in two chop shop ring arrests.
U.S. Supreme court officials announced they will take up a Florida campaign on whether judicial candidates should be allowed to personally solicit campaign contributions.