Tampa Bay Area Instructor Named Florida Teacher Of The YearThe 2016 Florida Teacher of the Year was named Thursday night and the winner is Tampa Bay area language arts teacher.
Access To Florida Online Court Records Varies By HierarchyFlorida's clerks of court are leading the nation in making electronic state court records available to the public online.
Woman Charged With Driving With Son On HoodIt should go without saying, your child is not a hood ornament. Well, authorities said a central Florida woman is facing a child cruelty charge after she drove down a busy road with her teenage son on the hood of her car.
2 Dead After Boat Hits Bridge In Central FloridaTwo boaters were killed after hitting a bridge pylon on a lake in central Florida.
Central Florida Residents Challenge Decision To Allow SilencersThree Central Florida residents have filed a legal challenge against a state decision allowing hunters to use silencers, citing safety issues as their primary concern.
Potentially Deadly Virus Found In Florida Chickens Three Florida chickens tested positive for the possibly fatal West Nile Virus.
Three Men Charged In Illegal Freshwater Turtle HarvestsThree 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.
Authorities: Florida Man Struck By Lightning, Dies A southwest Florida man died after he was apparently struck by lightning, according to authorities.
Senate Backs Tax Holiday Smaller Than Scott WantsSenators started moving forward Monday with a sales-tax holiday for back-to-school shoppers, but the proposal is a week shorter than requested by Gov. Rick Scott.
Prosecutor: Zimmerman Will Not Face Domestic Charges George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of murder charges in July for the fatal shooting of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, will not have domestic violence charges filed against him, prosecutors say.
Miami Attorney Now Representing George ZimmermanGeorge Zimmerman has a new attorney representing him in his domestic violence case. Miami attorney Jayne Weintraub announced Wednesday that she had replaced the Seminole County public defender.
Deputies Found Guns, Ammo During Zimmerman ArrestOn the day George Zimmerman was arrest earlier this month on domestic violence charges, Seminole County Sheriff’s deputies found he had five guns and more than a hundred rounds of ammunition with him.