Attorneys asked a federal judge Friday to grant class-action status to a lawsuit that says the state is unnecessarily institutionalizing about 200 disabled children in nursing homes and cutting services that would allow them to receive care at home.
Officials in Clearwater and Miami are handing out free school supplies to children.
Florida authorities say three children visiting from Ohio jumped out of a moving car with their drunken father behind the wheel.
Florida lawmakers have passed a bill prohibiting a convicted rapist from having any custody rights if the rape results in a child.
A local mother became a local hero after wrestling an alligator that had made its way onto the grounds of a local middle school.
A man is in jail after he splashed lighter fluid onto two children before threatening to set their house on fire.
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School officials say counselors were sent to an elementary school in northwest Florida after students found a body in woods behind the playground.
Florida officials are violating federal law by unnecessarily warehousing hundreds of children with disabilities and even babies in sterile nursing homes, away from their families and with little social interactions often for years, according to a letter sent Thursday by federal investigators.
St. Petersburg Police say a teenager is hospitalized in stable condition after being accidentally shot by his 9-year-old cousin.