Florida officials are predicting that a strain of low-potency marijuana should finally be available for medical purposes later this year. Legislators in 2014 voted to legalize a strain of marijuana known as Charlotte’s Web to treat epilepsy and cancer
SeaWorld Orlando plans to build a 200-foot tall roller coaster that will race as fast as 73 mph when it opens next year. SeaWorld officials say the new coaster will be called Mako and will be the tallest and
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is getting ready to announce its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season. Administrator Kathryn Sullivan will join Joe Nimmich of the Federal Emergency Management Administration and New Orleans Mayor
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) _ The U.S. Department of Education is funding a $1.6 million, three-year study of the effectiveness of virtual schooling in Florida, one place where online learning is fast growing. University of Michigan economics and education
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ St. Petersburg cold case investigators have identified a Virginia girl missing for 42 years as the victim of a traffic accident in Florida in 1973. Police announced in a press conference Thursday that investigators
A St. Petersburg police officer accidentally ran over a man in the middle of the road.
A suspect driving a car that police believe to have been stolen injured an unmarked officer Tuesday morning, police say.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The Florida Department of Citrus announced last week that the super hero used to market orange juice from the Sunshine State would be used in a series of web-based short videos. The animated version was
St. Pete police shot and killed a suspect after the suspect shot and injured an officer yesterday evening. Police were responding to a call reporting another person had been shot at about 6 o’clock in the Coffee Pot Bayou
Gov. Rick Scott has appointed nine members to a commission aimed at wading through the finances of hospitals that receive tax-payer funds. Only one health care professional, a reconstructive microsurgeon, was named in yesterday’s announcement. With a looming $1