Florida Education Officials Eye School Safety, Mental HealthWith the start of a new school year just around the corner, Florida officials are eyeing policy changes that would expand the number of mental health professionals in schools and ensure that charter schools are meeting safety requirements.
Florida Revives Red Tide Task ForceA task force focused on red tide outbreaks along the Gulf Coast has been reorganized within the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Sweet, Sour? This Could Be Florida's Official CandyCoconut patties, promoted by Anastasia Confections as a "unique, time-tested recipe that will transport you to a tropical paradise with every creamy, chocolatey bite," is being pushed to be the Sunshine State's official candy.
Woman Pleads Guilty To Throwing Cup At Florida Congressman U.S. Rep. Matt GaetzA woman has pleaded guilty to throwing a sports drink at a Florida congressman who frequently appears on television supporting President Donald Trump.
Gator In The Gulf Caught On VideoAn American alligator was seen swimming off the shore in the Gulf around Vanderbilt Beach on Wednesday morning.
Florida Court Puts Abortion Waiting Period Back In The SpotlightIn a victory for Republican state leaders and abortion opponents, a split appeals court Thursday overturned a circuit judge’s decision that tossed out a 2015 law requiring women to wait 24 hours before having abortions.
Prices At The Pumps Heading DownHave you filled up your gas tank recently? If so, you probably noticed that prices at the pumps are going down.
Demographers: Florida Population Could Surpass 22 Million Residents By 2022Florida is home to more than 20 million people, but state demographers say that number is expected to increase within the next few years.
Vice President Mike Pence Touts Jobs, Economy During Florida VisitVice President Mike Pence has returned to vote-rich Florida, hoping to draw attention to the Trump administration's record on jobs and the economy.
Former Archbishop Of Havana, Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega Dies At 82Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, who oversaw the first papal visit to Cuba died Friday at age 82.
Plan Would Train Doctors About Human TraffickingA state panel next week will consider whether to approve a Florida Medical Association course on human trafficking as a continuing-education requirement for doctors.