State Moves Forward With Medical Pot Despite ChallengesDespite mounting license challenges, Florida health officials are holding to a deadline for the state's first medical marijuana businesses to seek permission to begin growing non-euphoric cannabis.
Bill Seeks To Protect Black Bear Habitat, Reduce ConflictMonths after the state held a controversial hunt, a bill filed Tuesday aims to help protect Florida's black bear population and limit human encounters.
Teen Accused Of Sexual Battery On Toddler In St. PeteA St. Petersburg teenager is accused of sexual battery on a 19-month-old boy.
Former Deputy Arrested For Stealing CattleAnimal raising farms are common across the state of Florida.
State Calls Bear Hunt A Success, Opponents Call It A SlaughterFlorida wildlife officials Thursday called last month's bear hunt a success, with 304 bears killed in two days and few hunters cited for violations --- but critics called it a slaughter, saying most of the bears were killed on private land, where state regulations could be more easily skirted.
Cross: Not Sure UCF 'Isn't a Better Job' Than MiamiIs the Miami job not as appealing as the UCF job?
Fight At Florida Strip Club Turns DeadlyA normal Saturday evening at a Central Florida gentlemen’s club turned anything but.
Man Attacked By Bear As Hunting Season OpensA man, who was not a hunter, was attacked near Tallahassee by a bear on the first day of hunting season.
Black Bear Hunting Season Begins Amid ProtestsFor the first time in 20 years, hunters on Saturday will be given the opportunity to stalk the Florida wilderness and legally kill black bears.
No Charges For Deputy Who Fatally Shot Man During Drug RaidA grand jury has decided not to indict a central Florida deputy who fatally shot a man in the face during a drug raid earlier this year.
Judge Rejects Effort To Halt Bear HuntA Leon County judge said Thursday science used by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is sufficient to justify the state's first black-bear hunt in more than two decades, although he added the agency could have done a better job in establishing the rules.
Marco Rubio To Florida Seniors: I'll Strengthen The MilitaryWhat Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said when he visited The Villages on Monday matters as much as the fact that he showed up at all.
'Harvest' Numbers Set For Revived Bear HuntA target was placed on at least 320 black bears Wednesday as the once-threatened species will be hunted across Florida next month for the first time in more than two decades.
State Panel Prepares To Move Forward With Medical PotState health officials have named the three members of a panel that will choose five nurseries to be Florida's first legal pot growers, setting in motion the final stages of the drawn-out process to get Florida's new medical-marijuana industry off the ground.
Orlando Top Spot For Residents Leaving Puerto Rico The majority of Puerto Ricans moving to the mainland opted for Central Florida, according to the U.S. Census Bureau data released Tuesday.