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Military veterans and former law enforcement officers would be able to carry guns in Florida classrooms if they receive additional training and authorization from school leaders under legislation that passed a state Senate committee Monday.
TALLAHASSEE The parents of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis led a crowd of protesters to the Capitol Monday to warn Republican policymakers that failing to repeal Florida's 'stand your ground' law will haunt them at the polls this fall.
Norway's Magnus Carlsen , reigning World Chess Champion, plays against India's Viswanathan Anand at the Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 in February.
A military reservist from Tallahassee is facing an attempted murder charge after his brother said he shot him late Thursday night during a fight.
A Tallahassee man under arrest tried to escape police custody Saturday night, when he tried to run out of Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Saturday night while he was being treated.
The Rev. Al Sharpton has led a group of several hundred people on a march to the state Capitol to protest Florida's “stand your ground” law.
In Gail Dixon's view, leadership isn't just something to be achieved and demonstrated.
A Bradenton woman who told police she fatally stabbed her girlfriend, an emerging star on the Florida A&M University women's team, will stand trial Tuesday on a charge of murder.
There is a brochure in one of the many cluttered piles on my desk that I am not going to throw out.
On March 12, 2014, the City Commission will address the Ethics Advisory Panel recommendations that were not adopted at the Target Issue Workshop held on November 20, 2013.
A bill moving through the Senate would give state workers participating in the deferred-compensation program a new benefit -- a match from the state on contributions to their retirement accounts.
The Lafayette Motel had its day. So did the Ramada Inn, the Colony Inn, the Southernaire, the Skyline Motor Lodge, the Ponce de Leon Motel, Bowman's Motor Court and the Tallahassee Motor Lodge -- oh, what a day the Tallahassee Lodge had, with its signs for 100 miles in each direction of Tallahassee.
How off-the-charts corrupt do you have to be to capture somebody's attention in the Sunshine State? You can lay claim to a 1,260-foot stretch of busy highway a mile outside of town and set up one of the nation's most notorious speed traps.
While walking from the Capitol during the opening week of the legislative session, I ran into Jay Revell, who had a noticeable bounce in his step as he headed up from Kleman Plaza.
On Feb. 26, the state of Florida executed Paul Howell for the senseless killing of Officer Jimmy Fulford.