Hit with up to 20 inches of rain, Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for 26 counties in the panhandle and big bend.
The Florida Senate is planning to honor Masters champion and hometown hero Bubba Watson.
A former reporter became friends with twin brothers through the world of fantasy card and role-playing games, and it was a set of $100,000 collectible cards that led one of the brothers to kill the journalist and bury his body in a concrete-covered pit. The other brother helped cover up the crime.
While South Florida warms up to the lower 80s Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service is forecasting snow for parts of the Florida Panhandle thanks to an arctic blast.
The first woman to complete the 1,515 mile Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail completed her journey as 2013 came to a close.
Farmers are preparing for a drastic drop in temperatures Monday night and Tuesday morning. Some locations will feel the coldest air of the winter season.
Panhandle residents sounded off Thursday against the state expanding gambling.
There is a new ban set in place by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission that prohibits the importation of deer from other states and countries, a move intended to protect the deer from a deadly mad cow-like disease.
As a small group of peaceful protesters persist at the state’s Capitol Wednesday, Governor Rick Scott reiterated that he does not have plans to call a session to address Florida’s self-defense laws following the George Zimmerman trial, the man acquitted of charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
A Florida panhandle man has been charged after police reportedly found crudely preserved brains, hearts, lungs and other organs and specimens were discovered in more than 100 containers in a storage locker he rented.