Rough surf during a wind storm on Miami Beach on May 24, 2012. (CBS4)

At Least 3 Missing In Florida Waters, 1 Off Mississippi

Thousands hit the waters for the holiday weekend, but rough surf along Florida’s beaches made it dangerous for swimmers, boaters and rescue crews. Authorities said at least four people went missing in boating and swimming incidents.


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Coast Guard Says Hoax Distress Calls A Problem

With Memorial Weekend around the corner, U.S. Coast Guard officials in Florida are warning people that making hoax distress calls is a felony.


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Teen Killed In Shootout During Florida Teen’s Vigil

The vigil of a Florida teen killed ended with the death of an 18-year old and the injury of another teen.


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Kiosks Could Help Floridians Get Access To Legal Aid

People needing help with divorces, foreclosures or child support could use public computers at libraries, shopping malls or courthouses as a type of legal “triage” under a proposal approved Friday by the Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice.


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2 Girls Shot Riding School Bus In Florida

Two girls were shot and injured while riding a school bus in northeast Florida on Thursday. Police are now looking for two people who are suspected of shooting at the bus.


Exterior view of Castillo de San Marcos, a masonry fort completed in 1695, St. Augustine, Florida. (Photo by Harvey Meston/Getty Images)

Sea Rise Threatens Florida Coast, But No Statewide Plan

Rising sea levels are threatening St. Augustine’s centuries-old Spanish fortress and other national landmarks. So Ponce de Leon’s mythical Fountain of Youth could soon spill over into the ocean if the Atlantic engulfs the area.


Dan Haren #15 of the Miami Marlins poses for a photograph at Spring Training photo day at Roger Dean Stadium on February 25, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Haren Gives Up 3 Runs, Marlins Lose To Double-A Affiliate

Marlins starter Dan Haren gave up three runs on three hits in two innings and Miami lost its final spring training game Saturday, 14-8 to Double-A affiliate Jacksonville.


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Small Business Tax Holiday Gets Ok In House

A House committee approved a plan to create a new sales-tax holiday for small businesses.


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Bush Served On Board Of Florida Timber Firm Facing Lawsuits

One of the companies in which former Florida Governor Jeb Bush served on the board was facing lawsuits not long before he resigned.


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Police: Professor Had Given Ex-Convict $37K Before Death

Authorities said a former University of Florida professor found dead inside his burning home, was killed by an ex-convict who received $37,000 from the professor in recent years.