University of South Florida researchers on Thursday announced they had identified the first set of remains exhumed from 55 unmarked graves at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a now-closed Panhandle reform school.
The Polk County School Board is facing a lawsuit from the mother of a 12-year old girl who authorities say committed suicide by jumping off of a building.
Three men, in central Florida, have been charged with several felonies and misdemeanors for the alleged illegal harvest, selling and buying of 2,100 pounds of freshwater turtles.
One Florida art teacher nabbed the title of Florida’s 2015 Teacher of the Year on Thursday.
A new study by the Pew Charitable Trusts finds Florida leading the nation in inmates who “max out” their sentences — serving 100 percent of their time and being released with no supervision beyond the prison gates.
A Florida mother plans to push for a bill that would make bullying illegal in the state after her daughter committed suicide.
Charges have been dropped against two teenage girls who a sheriff had accused of bullying a Florida classmate who later committed suicide, the girls’ attorneys said Wednesday.
A case could be made that Miami and Florida Atlantic are football brothers. After all, the programs have the same father.
Authorities said a riot injured seven people at a juvenile detention center Sunday. The male teens involved reportedly destroyed several buildings and sparked two fires during the riot.
Inside an unused Oakland Park golf course evidence markers flapped in the breeze and a tape measure roped off a 20 x 20 stretch of land. Crime scene investigators gathered nearby studying the layout.