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RUBIO KNEW ABOUT ELECTION HACKING IN 2018 BUT RESTRICTED IN WHAT HE COULD SAY IN NELSON'S DEFENSE

When U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson was castigated by his Republican challenger, Gov. Rick Scott, last year for saying Russian hackers had broken...

HERE ARE 10 MAJOR ISSUES THAT DIED IN FLORIDA LEGISLATURE

TALLAHASSEE - Maybe next year. When lawmakers hit the road Saturday after ending the 2019 legislative session, they left behind hundreds...

 
 
 

ORLANDO SEEKS CONSULTANT FOR 'SMART CITY' PLAN TO DETERMINE CITY'S TECH FUTURE

Orlando has ambitions of joining cities across the globe in further relying on technology to boost the quality of life. Under the moniker...

MAN ARRESTED AFTER SHATTERING FOX 35 NEWS VAN WINDSHIELD WITH BUD LIGHT BOTTLE, DEPUTIES SAY

A man was arrested for harassing a Fox 35 News employee and shattering his windshield with a beer bottle in Altamonte Springs on Friday,...

 
 
 

JOE LOPEZ TO TAKE ON JOHN MINA AGAIN IN 2020 ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF ELECTION

Joe Lopez, the retired Florida Highway Patrol chief who challenged John Mina's successful bid for sheriff last year, announced he is...

APOPKA AGREES TO PAY LEGAL BILLS OF EX-MAYOR JOE KILSHEIMER WHO FOUGHT AN ETHICS COMPLAINT AND WON

Apopka will pay the legal bills for former Mayor Joe Kilsheimer who fought a state ethics complaint and won. He was wrongly accused...

 
 
 

SUNRAIL TRAIN HITS VEHICLE, CAUSING DELAYS IN MAITLAND, WINTER PARK AREA

A Sunrail train struck a passenger vehicle Monday morning in Maitland and is causing traffic delays, according to the Maitland Police...

ORLANDO MAN, 38, DIES AFTER 2 VEHICLES ROLL OVER HIM IN HIT-AND-RUN CRASH, FHP SAYS

A 38-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle in a hit-and-run accident early Monday while trying to cross an Orange County...

 
 
 

OFFICERS SEEK 3 SUSPECTS IN ORLANDO HOME INVASION, SPOKESMAN SAYS

Three male suspects are at large after a home invasion Sunday night, an Orlando Police Department spokesman said. Officers arrived...

CHARTER-SCHOOL FUNDING, SALES-TAX HOLIDAYS CLEAR FLORIDA LEGISLATURE

TALLAHASSEE - After a battle about the issue, a proposal to distribute voter-approved local money to charter schools landed back in...

 
 
 

PLANE SKIDS OFF RUNWAY, INTO RIVER AT NAS JACKSONVILLE; ALL PASSENGERS ACCOUNTED FOR, OFFICIALS SAY

A commercial plane landing at U.S. Naval Air Station Jacksonville skidded off the runway and into the St. Johns River, officials say....

ANONYMOUS LETTER CLAIMED YEARS OF ABUSE BY ORLANDO FIRE DEPARTMENT DEPUTY CHIEF

An Orlando Fire Department deputy chief accused in an EEOC complaint of belittling a female employee was also the subject of a letter...

 
 
 

HER SON KILLED HIMSELF AFTER YEARS IN SOLITARY CONFINEMENT. SHE WANTS FLORIDA TO CHANGE HOW IT USES THE PRACTICE

In the last letter he wrote his mother while incarcerated at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution in July 2018, Michael Cuebas said...

FLORIDA LAWMAKERS SET STAGE FOR HEMP INDUSTRY

Moving quickly after the passage of a federal law, the Florida Legislature on Friday gave final approval to a bill aimed at creating...

 
 
 

PROUD OF MARIJUANA PLANT, FLORIDA MAN ARRESTED AFTER SHOWING IT TO DEPUTIES: REPORT

Arthur Carracino was proud of his marijuana plant. Apparently too proud. The 65-year-old Bunnell man was smoking marijuana out of a...

FLORIDA MAN PUT SHOCK COLLAR ON 2-YEAR-OLD GIRL, AUTHORITIES SAY

An Escambia County man was arrested Wednesday under suspicion of using multiple methods of torture to abuse a 2-year-old girl, according...

 
 
 

MAN ARRESTED IN OSCEOLA ATTEMPTED TO RUN OVER TROOPERS: REPORT

A 22-year-old man was arrested in Osceola County on Thursday after he stole a Florida Highway Patrol cruiser and attempted to run over...

JUDGE DISMISSES COMPENSATION CLAIM FOR FREED DEATH-ROW INMATE CLEMENTE AGUIRRE-JARQUIN

A judge on Thursday dismissed former death-row inmate Clemente Aguirre-Jarquin's request for compensation under a state law providing...

 
 
 

FIGHT OVER CONFEDERATE STATUE IS FAR FROM OVER, OPPONENTS VOW AFTER FIERY MEETING

More than 400 people crammed into the Lake County historic courthouse for meeting many hoped would derail an effort to bring a statue...

MURPHY, WALTZ SEEK FBI BRIEFING ON 2016 RUSSIAN HACKING FOR ENTIRE FLORIDA DELEGATION

U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy and Michael Waltz have requested a classified FBI briefing for the Florida congressional delegation in...

 
 
 



Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

A Pennsylvania school district is warning that children could end up in foster care if their parents do not pay overdue school lunch bills. Read more ...

Leake takes perfect game to 9th, Mariners beat Angels 10-0

Leake takes perfect game to 9th, Mariners beat Angels 10-0

SEATTLE - Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off the Los... Read more ...

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level. Read more ...

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

SEATTLE - The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday. Read more ...

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

The 32-year-old had been working outside all day, a coroner said. Read more ...

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

ATLANTA - Josh Donaldson's bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night after Luke... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

The Cardinals topped the Reds 12-11 at Great American Ball Park, despite trailing 7-0 entering the sixth inning. Read more ...

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

NFL announces that it "cannot conclude" that Tyreek Hill violated the league's Personal Conduct Policy. Read more ...

Giants win 7th straight thanks to botched play by Mets

Giants win 7th straight thanks to botched play by Mets

SAN FRANCISCO - Alex Dickerson raced home from first on a botched fly ball to shallow left field with two outs in the 10th inning and the San Francisco Giants won their... Read more ...

Convenience store clerk says customers 'need to go back to their country'

Convenience store clerk says customers 'need to go back to their country'

A cashier at an Illinois convenience store is out of a job after a video showing him questioning customers' citizenship went viral. Read more ...