Florida Deputy Used Taser On 70-Year-Old WomanAn internal investigation is underway into why deputies used a Taser three times on a 70-year-old woman after she tried to stop them from coming into her home on her birthday.
Florida Man Gets 2.5 Years For Having Sex On The BeachA man, convicted of having sex on the beach in front of families, will spend two and a half years in prison.
Florida Gov. & Cabinet Reduce Prison SentencesFlorida Governor Ricks Scott along with cabinet members trimmed down sentences for two men already in prison.
Florida Couple Convicted Of Having Sex On BeachA jury has found a couple accused of having sex on a public beach – in front of families, including a 3-year-old child – guilty.
Tampa Port Warehouse Reignites Fruit Fight In Manatee CountyA move by the Tampa Port Authority to authorize funding to build a refrigerated warehouse has reignited worries it may compete for a fruit shipping business cultivated by Port Manatee.
Access To Florida Online Court Records Varies By HierarchyFlorida's clerks of court are leading the nation in making electronic state court records available to the public online.
Boy Killed In SUV Crash; Florida Woman Charged With DUIPolice say a 2-year-old boy was killed after a Florida woman who was drunk crashed an SUV loaded with passengers.
Grant Awarded To Plan For Health Effects Of Climate ChangeEven though climate change has been a hot button issue for years now, one Florida county just recently received a $10,000 grant to prepare for the health effects of climate change.
Pastor, Church Employee Among 3 Killed In BradentonOfficials are investigating after authorities said a man killed his wife and another woman and then headed to the Bradenton, Florida, church where his wife worked and fatally shot the pastor.
House Ready To Pass Health Care 'Train' The Florida House appears poised Friday to pass a massive health-care bill that would ensure three disputed trauma centers remain open and give long-sought powers to nurse practitioners.
Bradenton Woman Found Dead, Ex-Boyfriend Flies To ColombiaA man believed to now be in Colombia is being called a person of interest in a Florida murder case.
Utility Worker Hurt Cleaning Tropical Storm Debby DebrisA public works employee was struck by a utility pole that snapped while he was clearing debris left behind after Storm Debby.
Cops Use Sex Toy To Snare Alleged ProstitutePolice in undercover prostitution stings hear a lot of request from suspects that are trying to determine if the customer is a cop or not. But, one undercover officer in Manatee County, Florida found a unique way to get around one prostitute’s test.
2 Dead, 22 Hurt In Tampa-Area Night Club ShootingA nightclub shooting spree in the Manatee county town of Palmetto early Saturday morning left 2 people dead, and at least 22 others were hurt in during the spray of bullets.