Leon Co. Public Schools Superintendent Mandates Masks For Students In Pre-K Through 8th GradeLeon County public schools superintendent is now requiring students in prekindergarten through eighth grade to wear masks in school in defiance of Gov. Ron DeSantis' ban on such mandates.
Only In Florida: Officials Use Alligators To Help People Visualize Proper Coronavirus Social DistancingIf you don't know how to social distance yet, a Florida County is reminding people that six feet is also the length of at least one large alligator.
Florida Judge Blocks Medical Marijuana License ProcessA Tallahassee judge agreed Wednesday to block state health officials from moving forward with the application process for highly sought-after medical marijuana licenses.
Judge Sides With Environmental Groups That Sued FloridaOnce again, actions taken by the state of Florida have been questioned and brought to a courtroom.
Grand Jury Investigates FSU Fraternity Pledge's DeathA grand jury is meeting to consider filing charges in the death of a Florida State University fraternity pledge.
Florida Grand Jury To Investigate FSU Pledge's DeathAn investigation into the death of a Florida State University fraternity pledge is making its way to a courtroom.
New Senate District Numbers To Be Picked TuesdayThe state Office of the Auditor General will conduct a lottery to randomly assign Senate district numbers on Tuesday, said Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, in a memo released Monday.
Judge Sides With Voting-Rights Groups On Senate Map A Leon County circuit judge Wednesday approved a redistricting plan for the Florida Senate.
State Leaders Look To Improve Mental-Health Funding, PolicyAfter an ambitious effort to revamp Florida's mental-health treatment system died at the end of the last legislative session, state officials are readying a new round of proposals for 2016.
Plaintiffs Back Off Changes To Tampa-Area DistrictsA coalition of voting-rights organizations has withdrawn two state Senate redistricting proposals it had submitted to a Leon County judge, virtually ensuring that at least one district will cross Tampa Bay when the legal fight ends.
Boyfriend Killed Breaking Up Fight Between Woman, Ex-HusbandA Tallahassee man is under arrest after he confronted his ex-wife then shot her boyfriend, according to authorities.
Planned Parenthood Seeks Injunction After Abortion AllegationsPlanned Parenthood is asking a judge for an emergency ruling after allegations three of their Florida clinics were performing second- trimester abortions without proper licensing.
New Congressional Districts Taking FireMembers of Congress along with some Florida lawmakers blasted the first draft of a new set of Florida congressional districts.
Sides Agree On September Court Date In Redistricting FightThe Florida Legislature and a coalition have agreed to a schedule for a Leon County judge to determine whether lawmakers' second attempt to draw a map complies with the state Constitution.
Senate Redistricting Battle LoomsAs the battle over Florida's political boundaries looms, the Florida Supreme Court is set to make a decision on the disputed congressional districts.