2 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
As conferences go, this one was supposed to be pretty standard: a 7,000-person affair at the Orange County Convention Center that - although not among Orlando's biggest shows - still would have brought a $13 million economic boost to the Orlando area.
5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
The Miami Herald reports the 10-month old child was not harmed. She's now in the custody of the Florida Department of Children & Families.
10 hrs ago | Patch.com
Kids are invited to learn about Florida's past through archaeology and the clues left behind by ancient societies Monday, May 20 at 6 p.m. at the North Tampa Branch Library, 8916 N. Boulevard, Tampa.
11 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis
Florida Highway Patrol officials say they have arrested an inmate who escaped from a Mississippi state work camp.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, seen in a recent interview with NBC 6, planned to sign the budget into law on Monday.
If she bought her ticket alone she will be the biggest personal lottery winner in American history winning half a BILLION dollars One lucky young woman in a suburban Florida town woke up yesterday to find herself richer than Simon Cowell, Elton John and Posh and Becks.
Kevin Foley stood before a judge in Broward County's drug court - fellow abusers sitting behind him in the benches - talking about the fitful life of a recovering addict, the random drug tests, the counseling and what he hoped was his next, clean chapter.
A woman prepares to choose her numbers on a lottery ticket Saturday, May 18, 2013, in the Chinatown district in Oakland, Calif.
But that doesn't change the fact that in 2000, stung that 13 inmates had been exonerated and freed from death row in the previous 23 years, Ryan committed an act of profound moral courage, imposing a moratorium on capital punishment.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Florida leads the nation by a wide margin in the number of felons who have served their sentences but cannot vote.
It's set in Utina, a bitty town on the Intracoastal between St. Augustine and Jacksonville, the sort of sleepy place you might find if you get off the interstate.
The state of Florida will potentially add another personalized vehicle license plate to its existing robust cadre of motor vehicle plate choices.
Fueled by lofty oil prices, more efficient drilling techniques and the promise of untapped but also largely unproven reservoirs, at least a half-dozen companies plan to expand exploration across Southwest Florida.
Bruce Rich didn't fare so well in the Florida justice system in 1999, when a Miami-Dade County jury found him guilty of murdering his parents and a judge sentenced him to life in prison.
Gov. Rick Scott will lead a state delegation to Chile next week, his eighth overseas trade mission since taking office.