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Officials: 3-year-old girl dies at Florida day care

PENSACOLA — Officials are investigating the death of a 3-year-old girl at a Florida day care.Escambia County Sheriff's Office spokesman Maj. Andrew Hobbs tells The Pensacola News Journal that the child may have been left in a vehicle...

Daytona Beach removes Confederate markers

DAYTONA BEACH — Three plaques commemorating Confederate soldiers were removed Friday morning from Riverfront Park in downtown Daytona Beach, less than a day after Mayor Derrick Henry told a News-Journal reporter that such memorials should be removed from...

Scott dines with Trump, draws fire from Democrats

“Gov. Scott was solely there to promote Florida,” John Tupps, a spokesman for Scott, said in a statement. Source link

Drunken woman allegedly bites fisherman's line in St. Augustine

ST. AUGUSTINE — It wasn't exactly the catch a Florida man was hoping for while fishing in the Atlantic Ocean. Instead, deputies say a drunken 22-year-old woman cursed at him before swimming up to his fishing line, biting...

Tropical Storm Harvey bringing rain to Windward Islands

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Harvey is bringing rain to the Windward Islands as it approaches the eastern Caribbean.The storm's maximum sustained winds early Friday are near 40 mph with slight strengthening possible over the next two days.Harvey is...

Cities face 'all or nothing' choices on medical marijuana

TALLAHASSEE — Florida cities and counties are in a dilemma about pot.State lawmakers approved regulations in June that left city and county officials with a Hobson's choice about the sale of medical marijuana in their communities.Local governments can either...

Security threat leads Florida to cancel prison visitation

Officials declined to answer additional questions about the cancellation. Source link

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown won't get new trial

JACKSONVILLE — A federal judge has denied a request for a new trial by former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, who may spend her life in prison after being found guilty of taking money from a sham charity that...

Florida reminds troopers: No ticket quotas allowed

“You have my commitment here today that no quotas will be tolerated within the Florida Highway Patrol,” DHSMV chief Terry Rhodes said. Source link

Florida reminds troopers: No ticket quotes allowed

New training planned after top FHP official told troopers they aren't writing enough speeding tickets. Source link

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