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.
At least two years in the making, proposed pari-mutuel regulations continue to leave industry operators divided, with some saying the rules don’t go far enough and others complaining that the plan will put them out of business.
Calling it “a jaw-dropping gambling expansion,” state officials asked Friday for a full-court rehearing of an appellate decision that ordered gambling regulators to allow a North Florida horse track to have slot machines.
A Florida teen was knocked unconscious by a sturgeon while boating with family over the weekend.
Saying that reform must happen, a Florida House panel on Tuesday pushed forward a plan aimed at increasing oversight of the state’s troubled prison system but stopped short of endorsing an independent commission included in the Senate’s corrections overhaul.
Authorities in North Florida arrested a mother in connection to the death of her 2-year old son who overdosed on morphine.
Dallas Moore scored 27 points and North Florida made 12 3-pointers in defeating Florida Gulf Coast 80-64 on Wednesday night.
A Florida man who fatally shot his daughter and six grandchildren was investigated by the state.
A sheriff says a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself at a home in the small town of Bell.
Florida Legislators kicked off a special session Thursday byproposing tweaks to seven of the 27 congressional districts to comply with a judge’s ruling.