Controversial Parental Consent Abortion Bill Teed Up In Florida SenateWith the House already moving quickly on the controversial issue, a Senate committee next week will take up a bill that would require minors to get consent from their parents before having abortions.
Mom Files Lawsuit After Boy Falls From Zip Line Onto Concrete Floor At Florida ParkA mother from Florida is suing an indoor entertainment park after her 10-year-old son was injured after falling 20 to 25 feet from a zip line and onto the concrete surface below, according to a lawsuit filed by the mother.
Federal Judge Backs ‘Best And Brightest’ SettlementA federal judge has given preliminary approval to a settlement that calls for the state to pay $15.5 million in a class-action lawsuit alleging discrimination in the controversial “Best and Brightest” teacher-bonus program.
Florida Health Insurer To Offer Lyft RidesFlorida Blue announced that Affordable Care Act customers will have access to Lyft rides as part of the benefits package in individual health insurance policies, beginning Feb. 1.
Florida Teen Charged With Soliciting Hit On School Employee "I need a guy who could kill someone," a Florida teenager allegedly wrote to a friend on Instagram, authorities say. "No joke. I need him eliminated as soon as possible."
Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Sawing Off Nose Of Rare FishA Florida man has pleaded guilty to killing an endangered fish unique to state waters whose extended nose is lined with teeth that resemble a saw.
Florida-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In New JerseyAn Orlando-bound United Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at a New Jersey airport after the crew reported smelling smoke in the cockpit.
Battery Charge For Florida Man Accused Of Throwing Chihuahua In CageAuthorities have arrested a Florida man on a misdemeanor battery charge for allegedly throwing a chihuahua in a metal cage at his cousin during an argument.
Former Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Responds To Senate Removal, Criticisms Of PerformanceFormer Broward Sheriff Scott Israel maintains that Republican Governor Ron DeSantis and Republicans in the Florida Senate helped orchestrate his permanent removal from office during a vote last week.
Democrats: Trump Relocation Highlights Florida's 2020 SignificanceFlorida Democrats are crediting the Sunshine State’s significance in next year’s election for President Donald Trump’s decision to declare himself a full-time Florida man.
Florida, Federal Officials 'Relentlessly' Securing Election SystemsState and federal officials announced Friday they are “relentlessly” working together to protect election systems in Florida from on-going foreign interference.
Ranks Of Uninsured Children Increase In FloridaThe percentages of children lacking health insurance in Florida and nationwide are on the rise, reversing recent trends.
Florida Minimum Wage Proposal Tops Signature ThresholdBackers of a proposed constitutional amendment that would gradually increase Florida’s minimum wage to $15 an hour have topped the required number of valid petition signatures to get on the November 2020 ballot.
State Mum On Election System Patches After Cybersecurity Review CompletedA cybersecurity review has been completed of state and county elections systems following disclosures of Russian hacking during the 2016 elections.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' Teacher Pay Plan Faces QuestionsGov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday continued his full-throated support of a plan to increase minimum teacher salaries in Florida to $47,500, but Senate President Bill Galvano cautioned it might be difficult to carry out.