Potential Tropical Cyclone #9 Meandering Over Southeastern BahamasThe National Hurricane Center says the disturbance that would form into Tropical Cyclone #9 is meandering over the southeastern Bahamas.
Florida Business Cleared In Firing Over Ebola FearA federal appeals court Thursday rejected arguments that a Tampa business violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it fired a massage therapist because she would not cancel a trip to Ghana amid an Ebola epidemic in Africa.
More Money, More Hunters For Florida's Python Elimination ProgramThe South Florida Water Management District is expanding the program that has already eliminated more than 2,500 invasive pythons from Florida's Everglades at the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis.
Google Earth Satellite Image Leads To Remains Of Missing Florida Man 22 Years LaterA missing Wellington man's remains were finally found thanks to someone who zoomed in on his former Florida neighborhood with Google satellite images and noticed a car submerged in a lake, authorities said.
Contributions Pour In For Assault Weapons Ban In FloridaIn the wake of two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio last month, contributions flooded into a political committee seeking to ban possession and sale of assault weapons in Florida, according to a new campaign-finance report filed at the state Division of Elections.
Publix: Only Police Officers Should Openly Carry Guns In Its StoresPublix is joining a growing number of retailers in asking customers not to openly carry firearms in its stores, even if state laws allow it.
Florida Reps. Donna Shalala and Matt Gaetz File Bill To Expand Marijuana Health Benefits ResearchFlorida Reps. Donna Shalala (FL-27) and Matt Gaetz (FL-01) filed bipartisan legislation Thursday that would facilitate research into the potential medical benefits and public health impacts of marijuana.
Bahamas Tackles Massive Clean-Up After Hurricane DorianA preliminary report estimates Hurricane Dorian caused a total of some $7 billion in damage, but the government of the Bahamas has not yet offered any figures.
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Points To ‘Historic’ Opioid SettlementFlorida Attorney General Ashley Moody on Wednesday backed a multistate settlement with Purdue Pharma, maker of the painkiller OxyContin, and said Florida will continue other legal efforts stemming from the opioid epidemic.
Dozens Of Dogs, Cats Rescued From The BahamasAs a twin-engine plane taxied into the National Jets hangar at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Wednesday, volunteers sprang into action to offload some precious cargo — dozens of dogs and cats rescued from the Humane Society of Grand Bahama.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Rolls Out Environmental ProposalsGov. Ron DeSantis wants lawmakers to double fines for sewage spills into waterways and to lock an environmental-funding pledge into state budgets for at least the next three years.