An appeals court has upheld a jury’s verdict awarding $35 million in damages to the widow of a longtime smoker who died in 1996 of lung cancer.
Students at Cambridge Christian School are getting an extra-long Labor Day weekend, thanks to a possible sinkhole on the Tampa campus.
A non-profit group says the enforcement of the state’s environmental laws has plummeted under Gov. Rick Scott and the private company attorney he picked to lead the Department of Environmental Protection.
Federal prosecutors are charging seven people with mail fraud and false claims related to the BP oil spill.
If you smoke, don’t bother applying for a job at Bert Fish Medical Center in New Smyrna Beach. Starting Jan. 1, the hospital will no longer hire tobacco users.
The U.S. Bureau of Prisons has settled a Florida inmate’s lawsuit claiming inadequate medical care left him permanently disabled for $600,000.
Florida A&M University is going to announce the date of the return of the Marching 100.
By early Monday, nearly a third of the structure at Summer Bay Resort had collapsed. All 105 guests staying in the villa were evacuated, as were those in the neighboring buildings. No injuries were reported. The villa, with 24 three-story units, was reported as a total loss.
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee is holding a field hearing in the Panhandle to hear first-hand about the near-collapse of the state’s oyster industry.
Starting this fall, the Florida Geological Survey and the Florida Division of Emergency Management will spend three years assessing the risk for potential sinkholes statewide. The project will begin with a yearlong pilot study in Hamilton, Columbia and Suwannee counties.