At least 17 are dead after a gunman opened fire at about 2:20 p.m. Wednesday at a high school in the affluent Broward County city of Parkland, according to law enforcement officers on the scene.
Democrat Margaret Good defeated Republican James Buchanan in Tuesday's special election for state representative in Florida’s 72nd District, sending another Democrat to the House in a seat that had been occupied by a Republican.
However the Legislature decides to reshape Florida's gaming landscape between now and the end of March, one thing is certain.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can hit the gas on Herbert Hoover Dike repairs.
Folks who play fantasy sports have been able use their credit cards to do it. Not so, for horseplayers who want to bet on the ponies online.
During his early days in office, Gov. Rick Scott convinced the Legislature that Florida would reduce prison costs by $1 million if it privatized services and competitively bid healthcare contracts.
A committee of some of Jacksonville's most committed conservatives is hosting a $500-per-person fundraising reception Wednesday evening for Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis.
Talk about a misnomer. The inappropriately named "Campus Free Expression Act," approved Tuesday by a 7-4 vote of the Florida Senate Education Committee, would offer students about as much freedom as a prison yard.
Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox, who led the state Democratic Party and made runs for Florida governor, attorney general and agriculture commissioner, is under investigation by the FBI for mail fraud and bribery, according to a search warrant affidavit apparently left unsealed by the federal court.
Florida Forever finally found its land champion in Senate Appropriations Chairman Rob Bradley.