|Plane emergency reported at Philly airport
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Passengers were evacuated from a Florida-bound plane at Philadelphia International Airport after a mechanical failure.
|Teen gets 40 years in Panhandle killing
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) -- A 19-year-old from Florida's Panhandle has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for his role in the death of a man during a drug deal.
|Florida child seat law is weakest in nation
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (PBP) -- Parents can’t drive away from a hospital without a car seat for their newborns, but once that child turns 4, Florida law requires no more than a seat belt.
|Former Florida Governor Reubin Askew dies
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who guided the state through a period of school busing to achieve integration in the 1970s, died early Thursday. He was 85.
|Nile crocodile captured in the Everglades
PALM BEACH, Fla. (PBP) -- The ante just went up on threats from exotic invaders in the Everglades with the capture of a Nile crocodile last Sunday.
|Student injured when device detonates at prep school
LAKE MARY, Fla. (WFTV) -- Police said a student at Lake Mary Preparatory School was injured when an explosive device detonated on campus early Tuesday evening.
|George Zimmerman greets fans at Florida gun show
ORLANDO (AP) -- George Zimmerman is making headlines again after he signed autographs and met fans at a Florida gun show.
|Scott up with first TV spot in re-elect campaign
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Rick Scott is up with his first TV ad in his re-election campaign, a $2.2 million buy that attempts to show the governor’s softer side and the emphasizes the personal themes he unleashed in his State of the State address last week.
|Police investigate missing PTA funds at Volusia middle school
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- An investigation is underway after it was discovered that funds are missing from a Volusia County middle school's Parent-Teacher Association account.
|Comcast challenging Disney's hold on tourism trade
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Comcast Corp. will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in California and Florida theme parks, stepping outside its core business of telecommunications in an effort to boost revenue and profits.