Share

More Florida Articles

  • Dead manatee washes ashore near Riviera Beach

    RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A boat struck and killed a 10-year-old female manatee off Riviera Beach in Palm Beach County. The manatee washed ashore Monday at Ocean Reef park. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials say a necropsy found the 1,100-pound manatee died of blunt...

  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 30

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. 3 DEAD FOLLOWING SOUTH FLORIDA CRASH Three people are dead following a fiery head-on collision over the weekend in South Florida. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office reports that a man was driving a...

  • 3 Fantasy 5 players win $64,106.14 jackpots

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Three "Fantasy 5" game players have selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $64,106.14 each. The Florida Lottery said Tuesday the winning tickets were purchased in Clearwater, Fort Myers and Miami. The 285 tickets matching four numbers won $108.50...

  • 3 dead following South Florida crash

    BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Three people are dead following a fiery head-on collision over the weekend in South Florida. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office reports that a man was driving a Ford Fusion on Military Trail in Boynton Beach Sunday afternoon when he swerved into the oncoming lane...

  • Defense begins case in loud music killing trial

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A private forensics expert testified for the defense on Monday that a rear passenger door of an SUV was likely open when a man fired into the vehicle during an argument over loud music, killing one of the teen passengers. Forensics expert Michael Knox, called by the...

  • 10 injured after school bus crash in north Florida

    STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say 10 people, including seven children, were injured when a semi rear-ended a stopped school bus as children were exiting in north Florida. Bradford County Sheriff's Capt. Brad Smith said the accident occurred Monday afternoon, just north of Starke, and that...

  • Spaniard gets 150 years prison in drug money case

    MIAMI (AP) — A Spanish man has been sentenced to 150 years in U.S. prison for operating a major cocaine money-laundering ring based in Miami. U.S. District Judge Joan Lenard imposed the lengthy sentence Monday on Alvaro Lopez Tardon, who lived in Madrid, Spain, and Miami Beach. He was convicted...

  • Florida education board wants hike for schools

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The state board that oversees Florida's schools wants a boost in school funding for 2015. The State Board of Education voted Monday to ask state legislators to approve a $19.6 billion budget for Florida's public schools. The increase includes a $232 increase in per-pupil...

  • Cruise ship passenger dies in fall at Miami port

    MIAMI (AP) — A 20-year-old man has died after falling from a mast on a Carnival Cruise Lines ship docked at Miami's port. Carnival officials said Monday that the man went into a restricted area aboard the Carnival Ecstasy and climbed a forward mast, then fell onto the deck below. He was later...

  • UCF, former congressmen holding budget symposium

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The University of Central Florida is hosting five former congressmen for a symposium for high school students on the federal budget process. The Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government is presenting Monday's event, which will examine entitlements, defense deficits and...

  • Crist launches 'kitchen table' tour in final days

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Gov. Charlie Crist is launching a "kitchen table" tour in the final days of the governor's race. The Crist campaign says the Democratic candidate will visit the homes of individuals who are "struggling" with increased property insurance and utility rates as well...

  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 29

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. POLICE: 15 INJURED IN MIAMI NIGHT CLUB SHOOTING Police are looking for suspects after 15 people were wounded in a shooting at a Miami nightclub. Many of the victims were teens. The youngest is 11 years...

  • 1 Fantasy 5 player wins $179,106.84 jackpot

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — One "Fantasy 5" game player has selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $179,106.84, Florida Lottery officials said Monday. The winning ticket was purchased in Miami, lottery officials said. The 218 tickets matching four numbers won $132.50 each....

  • Cuban American attorneys aid unaccompanied minors

    MIAMI (AP) — The Cuban American Bar Association is lending its expertise to the growing number of unaccompanied minors headed to immigration court in Florida. The group has mobilized attorney from across the state since the program began last spring, but association attorney Ricardo...

  • Documents show Gov. wanted big deal with tribe

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott's staff nearly reached a multi-billion dollar deal with the Seminole Indian tribe that would have allowed it to add roulette and craps at its South Florida casinos, documents obtained by The Associated Press show. The deal, which was scuttled...



From the Weekly Standard

  • House of Cards

    Boston

    Read More...
  • Another Fight Obama Shirks

    When it comes to military actions, President Obama likes to declare the end of wars, regardless of whether America’s opponents agree that is the case. When it comes to economic wars, he has no...

    Read More...
  • Second Time’s a Charm?

    Voters in Connecticut’s gubernatorial election this November will face a familiar choice as Republican Tom Foley squares off against Democrat Dan Malloy. Four years ago, in a nail biter for what...

    Read More...