A trial was due to begin Monday in U.S. District Court in Orlando in a case that alleges former state Rep. Dwayne Taylor, D-Daytona Beach, improperly used campaign funds for personal expenses.
Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, accused in a class-action lawsuit of rigging the 2016 Democratic primary in favor of Hillary Clinton, was cleared of fraud in a Miami federal court last week.
UPDATED AT 6 PM. TO INCLUDE CALLALOO GROUP'S ADDRESS: Who can blame folks in Midtown, a predominantly African-American neighborhood in St. Petersburg, for protesting Mayor Rick Kriseman's decision to put the historic Manhattan Casino in the hands of community outsiders?
The South Florida Water Management District -- caught up in a legal tangle that involved 2012 Martin County commissioners and Martin environmental activist Maggy Hurchalla who advised them -- approved a settlement Wednesday with the owners of the Lake Point Restoration project in western Martin County.
When Gov. Rick Scott says he misspoke, why would anyone who's listened to him mangle words for nearly seven years -- especially his hometown Naples Daily News -- not give him the benefit of the doubt?
The state investigation into the alleged abuse of marine life off Manatee County in July -- most prominently, a live shark dragged to death behind a speedboat -- was still incomplete Monday afternoon.
Back in the '60s, I missed a chance to cover a story that haunts me to this day.
How did the media get it THAT wrong about Tiger Woods? Literally dozens of news outlets nationwide listed marijuana first as the reason the golfing great was found asleep at the wheel on the side of the road in Palm Beach County in May.
Have I got this right? One of the leading columnists for a newspaper whose market serves the heart of last year's blue-green algae disaster is OK with septic tanks?
Well, septic tanks apparently would be OK in Sewall's Point if only the town's nearly 2,000 residents weren't behaving exactly like Glades folks portrayed them -- as "wealthy coastal elites."
Waste Management does get what it wants most of the time. But every now and then, every once in a rare occasion, the behemoth garbage hauler feels the jolt of a protest pushback.