Gambling Bill Remains A Long ShotDespite narrow approval by a House committee Tuesday, odds remain long that lawmakers will sign off on a gambling proposal that could do away with dog racing, pave the way for Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida and open the door for slot machines in Lee and Palm Beach counties.
House, Senate On Different Gambling TracksHouse and Senate leaders are taking divergent approaches to the perennially thorny issue of gambling, with the House vetting a soup-to-nuts gaming measure Thursday even as the Senate pursues negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Two Major Business Group Back Seminole CompactTwo of the Capitol's most influential business lobbies, in a new television ad, are urging an extension of a state gambling agreement with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Woman Hit By Stray Bullet While Waiting For FireworksPolice said a 20-year-old woman was hit in the leg by a stray bullet while waiting to see New Year’s fireworks at Busch Gardens.
Gardiner, Crisafulli Tout Parenting ProgramOn their first day on the job, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner highlighted a parenting program they're pushing for.
My Favorite Course: Davis Love IIIProfessional golfer Davis Love III chats about his experiences on and off the golf course.
Jameis Winston Suspended For 1/2 Game Over Vulgar CommentsJameis Winston has been benched for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women and Florida State officials say that the quarterback will undergo internal discipline.
Fla. Senate Proposes New Casinos, Slot Machines A new gambling proposal rolled out in the Republican-controlled Florida Senate on Monday could bring casinos to South Florida and expand the use of slot machines.
Clemson Defeats Florida State 53-49 K.J. McDaniels scored 26 points as Clemson defeated Florida State 53-49 on the road in Atlantic Coast Conference action Saturday afternoon.
2,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found In Davie The 2,000 year old skeleton of a woman was found at a construction site in Davie last month.
Local Media Group Sues Seminole Tribe Of FloridaA Broward-based advertising agency filed a lawsuit seeking $250 million in damages against the Seminoles and several members of its Board and Tribal Council.
Seminoles Nickname Not A Problem At FSUA student sitting atop a speckled Appaloosa and wearing a headdress and war paint will ride to the 30-yard line before the BCS title game and plant a flaming spear into the turf.
Pres. Obama Speaks To Crowd In Seminole, Fla.At a Seminole, Fla. rally on Saturday, President Barack Obama said Republicans are "dead wrong" in calling America a country in decline.
Biting, Headlocks Ensue As Couple Combats At CasinoIt was a battle of boyfriend versus girlfriend at a Hollywood casino Tuesday.
Former Seminole Tribe Leader Gets 18 Months For Tax FraudAfter pleading guilty, former Seminole tribe leader David Cypress was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison for filing a false tax return in 2007. Part of his plea deal: pay back nearly $5.5 million in overdue income taxes.