1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel
Gov. Rick Scott has signed an elections bill that attempts to reverse some of the restrictions the Republican-controlled Legislature put in place in 2011, including allowing more early-voting. The legislation is a response to the ridicule Florida received in the days after President Barack Obama 's re-election when votes were still being counted in ... (more)
5 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The 61st Florida Folk Festival , opening Friday, May 24, holds much more in store than the average festival goer is programmed to expect.
9 hrs ago | Business Journal
A national study by of federal data shows that Florida is the leader in identity theft incidents and its not even a close competition.
13 hrs ago | Venice Gondolier
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who had a tough time winning cooperation this past year from the Republican-led Legislature, struck back on Monday by vetoing nearly $400 million from the state's new budget.
For 10 years, political pros have taken it almost as gospel that the strongest statewide Democratic candidates are centrists from Florida's top battleground region of Tampa Bay.
Start with a six-figure base salary for state college presidents. Add five figures for their retirement, another five for deferred compensation and another five for housing.
Robin Lunceford, the blunt and eccentric inmate who was the star witness in the trial of a woman accused of murdering Miami foster child Rilya Wilson, is free from prison.
Gov. Rick Scott today signed a bill requiring Florida school districts to start paying for the classes that teenagers take at local colleges through their high schools' dual-enrollment programs.
Excerpt from an e-mail sent FDOT engineer Mark Wilson to 10 News Investigator Noah Pransky on Monday, May 13: Any local agency can request to the FDOT District Office to use a yellow clearance time that is more than the minimum values in TEM 3.6, and if they have the documented "engineering justification" for the increased yellow clearance time, ... (more)
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.
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.
Florida Highway Patrol officials say they have arrested an inmate who escaped from a Mississippi state work camp.
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.
Gov. Rick Scott is signing death warrants at a pace rarely seen in Florida since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.
Breaking News: In Florida, a murderer has made public his plans to kill three individuals in the next six weeks.
Of the more than 235,000 degrees awarded by the University of Central Florida, 36 were awarded Friday to the UCF School of Medicine charter class.