Florida Senators Rubio, Scott Look To Keep ‘Snowbirds’ LongerU.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott want to allow Canadians to be able to stay longer in the United States.
Approval Sought For ‘Best And Brightest’ SettlementThe state Department of Education and the Florida Education Association asked a federal judge Thursday to preliminarily approve a $15.5 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging that the “Best and Brightest” teacher-bonus program discriminated against black and Hispanic teachers.
Nursing Assistant Accused Of Sexually Assaulting PatientsA 32-year-old nursing assistant is accused of sexually assaulting four patients including one in a wheelchair and other disabled by a stroke at health care facilities in Florida where he's worked over the past three years.
Air Quality Spurs State To Move Disabled ResidentsAmid concerns about poor air quality at two residence halls, the state last week moved 27 residents with developmental and intellectual disabilities into new living quarters at a state-run center in Northwest Florida.
Charges For School Threats On The Rise In FloridaThe number of Florida children charged with making school-related threats has steadily increased during the past three years, the state Department of Juvenile Justice said Tuesday as it announced a new awareness campaign.
Hepatitis A Hitting Florida HardHepatitis A is striking Florida in a more deadly fashion than in other states, and the situation is getting so bad that Florida is offering free socks and bus passes to encourage homeless people to get vaccinated.
Judge: No Custody For Florida Parents Who Didn't Want Chemo For SonA Florida judge has ruled that a 4-year-old boy is in imminent danger of neglect if he stays with his parents.
4 Young Florida Children Missing After Mother's Body Found In GeorgiaFour young children from Florida are missing after the body of their mother was found in Georgia.
Nearly 4,000 Evacuees Have Come To South Florida From The BahamasAbout 3,900 evacuees escaping Hurricane Dorian's devastation in the Bahamas have been processed through south Florida by air and sea, officials said.
Middle School Student In Lakeland Charged, Suspended Following Locker Room AttackA Blake Academy student in Lakeland has been arrested and suspended after a video went viral of him attacking another student in a locker room.
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.
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.