High Court: Florida Death Penalty System Is UnconstitutionalFlorida's system for sentencing people to death is unconstitutional, the Supreme Court ruled saying it gives too much power to the judges.
Cities Push To Retain Control Of Local Election DatesFlorida's municipalities intend to fight a proposal now before state lawmakers that would take away their ability to set local election dates and could extend the terms of some current elected officials.
Pensacola Man Among 6 Airmen Killed In Afghanistan CrashThe Department of Defense said six American airmen, including one man from Pensacola, were killed when a U.S. Air Force military transport plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan.
Triple Homicide Investigated As Ritualistic KillingInvestigators in Pensacola are looking into the deaths of a woman and her two sons as a ritualistic killing that could be connected to last week’s blue moon.
Girl Hit By Lightning Dies In Florida HospitalA girl, struck by lightning, has died, Florida hospital officials said.
Gov. Scott Going On Tax Cut 'Victory Tour'Florida Governor Rick Scott is set to travel across the state, touting a tax-cut package he signs into law this week.
Florida Republicans Exploring Run For Rubio's SeatFour possible candidates to fill Senator Marco Rubio's seat say their decision on whether to run will be made in the next few weeks.
Gov. Scott Files Lawsuit Against Obama Over Medicaid ExpansionFlorida Gov. Rick Scott filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Obama administration, saying they are coercing the state to expand Medicaid in order for Florida to get $1 billion in federal hospital funds.
Grand Jury: No Charges In Florida Jail ExplosionIn April, an explosion at a Florida jail killed two inmates and injured 200 more. However, a grand jury looking into the deadly case said there isn’t enough evidence to bring criminal charges.
Florida Gov. To Scale Back Inaugural FestivitiesNo ball. No parade. No champagne. Florida Gov. Rick Scott is scaling back the inaugural festivities after winning his second term.
Scott, Crist At Full Throttle On Campaign TrailWith less than a week left before election day, Florida Governor Rick Scott and former governor Charlie Crist are in full throttle on the campaign trail.
In Florida, Service Workers Come From Elsewhere Newly released data shows how much of Florida's workers are from out-of-state as well as where they came from before moving to Florida in 2012.
State Attorney To Reveal New Evidence In Jail ExplosionNew evidence regarding an explosion at a Pensacola jail will be presented to a grand jury, and it might blow the case wide open.
Tobacco Company Vows To Fight $23.6 Billion In DamagesThe nation's No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.
Florida Jury Slams Tobacco Company With $23.6 Billion In Punitive DamagesTobacco company RJ Reynolds has been slammed by a Florida jury with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.