Boy, 10, charged with manslaughter in young cousin’s death

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A 10-year-old North Florida boy has been arrested on a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of his 2-year-old cousin.Read More

Orlando police alter when officers can fire into moving cars

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Hoping to deter officers from firing into moving vehicles, Orlando’s police chief has changed his department’s policy for when such shootingsRead More

Man who landed gyrocopter on Capitol lawn released from jail

RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who piloted a one-person gyrocopter through some of the most restricted U.S. airspace and landed on the lawnRead More

Police: Officer fatally shoots armed bank robbery suspect

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a central Florida police officer fatally shot an armed bank robbery suspect. Florida Today reports that the shooting occurredRead More

Hermine leaves counties with millions of dollars in damages

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Hermine caused at least $30 million to $50 million in damages, destroyed nine homes and dumped 20 inchesRead More

Walt Disney World to scan fingers of children to prevent fraud

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — In an effort to combat fraud, children between the ages of 3 and 9 should now be prepared to have theirRead More

Bill Clinton stumps in Orlando for his wife

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Former President Clinton is stumping for his wife in Orlando, a day after Hillary Clinton campaigned in Tampa. Clinton’s appearance atRead More

Sheriff: Buyer shoots seller following online transaction

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff is warning of the dangers of meeting strangers to sell items advertised on social media sites afterRead More

Review: Humorist writes a funny valentine to wacky Florida

“Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends his Homeland” (G.P. Putnam’s Sons), by Dave Barry Humorist Dave Barry has made a career of writing aboutRead More

Power struggle? Tallahassee, state at odds in storm recovery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The big question in Tallahassee is whether you have power, and whether you think local officials are to blame for theRead More