Officials have identified the man who was fatally shot after he set fire to his house and then waited for authorities so he could ambush them.
A man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff’s deputy and wounded another Saturday when they responded to the scene, before he was shot to death by other law enforcement officers, officials said.
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected a Republican political consultant’s efforts to keep his redistricting records private, promising to give the public its first glimpse of documents that helped lead to the state’s congressional districts being thrown out this summer.
A Florida couple has filed a lawsuit against Florida, asking the state to stop hunters from using dogs to find dear around their Panhandle property.
New money, a new leader and a sweeping new law had Florida’s child-welfare professionals and foster parents feeling cautiously optimistic at their annual gathering this week.
Legislative leaders Monday laid out the fullest blueprint yet for a special session aimed at crafting new congressional districts, even as they continued a push for a Leon County judge to limit the impact of his ruling on this year’s elections.
The state’s largest teachers union filed a legal challenge Wednesday contesting how lawmakers “log rolled” a series of education issues — including an expansion of a controversial school vouchers program — into a single bill that passed in the waning hours of the 2014 legislative session.
A Florida judge ordered congressional districts to be redrawn after ruling that the Florida Legislature illegally drew them.
Florida State receiver Jesus Wilson faces a felony charge of third-degree grand theft motor.
A Leon County judge on Thursday questioned attorneys on both sides of a case challenging a 2013 law that allows Florida elected officials to use so-called “blind trusts” to shield their financial assets.