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South Florida News from The Sun-Sentinel
Mall stores must open on Thanksgiving but expect to be busy
Nov 25, 2015 12:20 am
Some big retailers face scrutiny for opening on Thanksgiving, but many small stores have no choice. Take jeweler Jerry Amerosi, who has three stores in New York's Staten Island Mall. Amerosi says he'd...
Since '01, Clintons collected $35M from financial businesses
Nov 25, 2015 12:20 am
Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her. In the 18 months prior to announcing her second campaign for president...
5 Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 25
Nov 24, 2015 10:30 pm
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. AHEAD OF THANKSGIVING, TURKEY VISITS CHURCH - NOT FOR DINNER, JUST SEEMS TO WANT TO GET INSIDE Media outlets i...
Former FOP president charged with stealing from police union
Nov 24, 2015 9:20 pm
Authorities say a former Gainesville police officer and local Fraternal Order of Police president stole more than $56,000 from the union. The Gainesville Sun (http://goo.gl/9NL1tJ ) reports that the F...
Florida woman gets 5 years for trying to hire hit man
Nov 24, 2015 9:10 pm
A Florida woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill her husband. The Lakeland Ledger (http://goo.gl/EQknKo ) reports that a Polk County judge sentenced 48-y...
Wildlife officials trap orphaned Florida panther kitten
Nov 24, 2015 7:20 pm
Wildlife officials say they rescued a 4-month-old female panther kitten that was likely orphaned when its mother was struck by a vehicle in southwest Florida. In a news release issued Tuesday the Flor...
Turkey visits church _ not for holiday meal, just wants in
Nov 24, 2015 7:10 pm
Days before Thanksgiving, a wild turkey chose an opportune time to show up on the doorstep of an Orlando church, appearing to seek shelter. The large fowl appeared early Friday and spent the day pacin...
Republican contender Jeb Bush names Louisiana campaign team
Nov 24, 2015 6:40 pm
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has named his Louisiana steering committee and finance chairs, ahead of the state's March 5 primary. Leading the fundraising efforts for the former Florida g...
Social media helps drive historic Cuban exodus to US
Nov 24, 2015 6:10 pm
As summer began to bake the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, Elio Alvarez and Lideisy Hernandez sold their tiny apartment and everything in it for $5,000 and joined the largest migration from th...
In Cuba, searching for a lost past and finding a family
Nov 24, 2015 5:40 pm
I was born in the United States, but my family never let me forget that we're Cuban. My mother cooked Cuban dishes like picadillo and ropa vieja. My grandparents spoke almost only Spanish. But we neve...
News from Jacksonville and Northern Florida from WLTV
Moms will be tickled pink with this forecast
May 11, 2014 8:07 am
Beautiful weather for The Final Round
Fans turned away from Funk Fest
May 10, 2014 11:41 pm
Fans turned away from Funk Fest at Metro Park
St. Louis Rams pick Michael Sam in NFL draft
May 10, 2014 6:58 pm
Michael Sam has been picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft, becoming the first openly gay player drafted by a pro football team.
Neighbors help mail carrier 'Stamp out Hunger'
May 10, 2014 6:46 pm
Neighbors help mail carrier 'Stamp Out Hunger'
Boys found throwing exploding bottles on Northside
May 10, 2014 6:29 pm
Three boys are being questioned by officers after they were seen throwing homemade explosive devices in a Northside neighborhood.
Woman dragged beneath car in Oceanway
May 10, 2014 5:49 pm
A 29-year-old woman was dragged beneath a vehicle near Oceanway on Saturday.
Missing Child Alert cancelled for 8-year-old boy
May 10, 2014 12:44 pm
A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for a 8-year-old boy reported missing out of Miami, authorities said Saturday.
Car crashes into Publix supermarket
May 10, 2014 12:13 pm
An investigation is ongoing after a car crashed into a Publix supermarket in North Naples
Jacksonville man critical after head-on accident
May 10, 2014 10:28 am
A Jacksonville man is in critical condition after his motorcycle hit another vehicle head-on Friday evening, authorities said.
New law allows parent feedback on school textbooks
May 9, 2014 11:56 pm
Parents can oppose what textbooks are used in their children's classrooms
News from Tampa Bay from The Tampa Tribune
Black Friday not as big as it was due to Thanksgiving Day deals
Nov 25, 2015 3:30 am
TAMPA - The tents and sleeping bags are already reserving spaces outside popular local stores, but they're not necessarily in anticipation of Black Friday - the annual scrum that retail experts say is...
Florida film incentives program will sunset without lawmakers' support
Nov 25, 2015 3:29 am
Following three straight years of failing to convince the Florida Legislature that the film and television industry could be a major economic driver for the state, industry leaders will attempt to do ...
Deputies: Brandon man shot ex in front of her daughters
Nov 25, 2015 3:10 am
A Brandon man was arrested and charged with first degree murder tonight in the death of Tiffany C. James, 35, who was shot in front of her apartment on Halloween night, Hillsborough County sheriff's o...
Quick Flicks: Movies opening this week
Nov 25, 2015 2:45 am
With kids out of school and many people off of work, the studios and theaters have released this week's new films a few days early. That means that everything that's new this week, including the seven...
Belichick and Brady add to their NFL-dominating legacies
Nov 25, 2015 2:29 am
TAMPA -- Separating their unique contributions is a difficult task, but not as difficult as beating them. For 15 years in New England, the dour man in the grimy hoodie and his fiercely competitive lea...
Gators believe FSU's Dalvin Cook poses stiffest test
Nov 25, 2015 2:08 am
The University of Florida Gators already have faced LSU's Leonard Fournette, the man-child running back who was the early frontrunner for the Heisman Trophy. On Dec. 5, the Gators will likely meet Ala...
Lynch, Dungy back on Hall of Fame's semifinalist list
Nov 25, 2015 2:08 am
TAMPA -- For their third consecutive year together, safety John Lynch and coach Tony Dungy have made the list of 25 semifinalists vying for a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Key contributors i...
Gov. Scott urges lawmakers to fund bear-proofing measures
Nov 25, 2015 1:40 am
TALLAHASSEE -- The state would set aside $230,000 for bear-resistant trash cans and outreach programs to reduce conflicts between humans and bears as part of Gov. Rick Scott's proposed $79.3 billion b...
Family mourns loss of 'heart and soul' of Parkesdale Farm Market
Nov 25, 2015 1:39 am
PLANT CITY -- Cheryl Parke Meeks' customers over the years at Parkesdale Farm Market included U.S. presidents and many other dignitaries. She never got rattled when the powerful showed up for strawber...
Gov. Scott's feud with Putnam hurts forestry firefighters the worst
Nov 25, 2015 1:34 am
Rick Scott never held political office before he ran for governor. After five years as Florida's top politician, though, it's clear he has mastered the art of payback. The target of his ire this time ...