Rejected Medical Pot Applications Likely To Be ChallengedEven before selecting five nurseries to become Florida's first legal pot producers, Department of Health officials will face a challenge from at least one grower whose application was tossed out because it was late.
Deputies Warn About Displaying Gun-Shaped Cellphone CasesDeputies took to social media Friday to warn people about displaying cellphone cases that are shaped as guns.
Nurseries Seek Piece Of New Pot IndustryFlorida health officials say they've received 28 applications for firms wanting to cultivate and distribute non-euphoric cannabis.
66 Riders Safely Evacuated After 400-Foot Ferris Wheel StopsCrews safely evacuated 66 stranded rider from The Orlando Eye Ferris wheel after an incident shutdown the attraction that towers 400 feet high, authorities said.
Police Report: Shooter Was Fixated On George ZimmermanA man charged with aggravated assault for shooting at George Zimmerman last week had "a fixation" with the former neighborhood watch leader, according to the police report.
Four Juveniles Escape Central Florida Detention CenterAuthorities are searching for a 16-year-old boy after he and three others escaped from a juvenile detention center in Orlando.
Man Who Shot At George Zimmerman ArrestedThe Lake Mary Police Department has announced the arrest of Matthew Apperson, the man who shot at George Zimmerman earlier in the week.
Police Question Men Involved In Zimmerman Shooting IncidentThe 911 calls have been released surrounding the shooting incident with George Zimmerman in Central Florida Monday.
Wildlife Officials Support Black Bear HuntsBlack bears are closer to being placed on the state's wildlife hunting calendar for the first time in more than 20 years.
Florida Targets October For Bear HuntThe state this October would open its first black-bear hunting season in two decades, under a set of rules that will be reviewed next week.
Health Officials: International Traveler Had Measles While In South FloridaThe Florida Department of Health has confirmed that an international traveler, who attended a conference in Central Florida and spent time in South Florida, had the measles.
Marijuana Rule Hit With Two More ChallengesA Central Florida nursery and a trade association this week filed legal challenges to a state Department of Health proposal to carry out a new law allowing limited types of medical marijuana.
A Peek Into The Center That Helps Ward Off TerrorismThe Southeast Florida Fusion Center looks like a rather bland, random office. It’s anything but that. It's where crucial tips come in that ward off terrorism or just every day crime from Key West to West Palm Beach.
Eagles' Nest Turns Up In An Unlikely SpotA pair of bald eagles decided to start building their nest in an unlikely spot—a cell phone tower in South Florida.
19 Manatees Rescued From Central Florida Drain PipeAn unusual rescue in Central Florida has saved the lives of 19 manatees.