TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Starting the day with an impromptu square dance and a crack of a bullwhip, Gov. Rick Scott celebrated the opening day of the Florida State Fair and held a cabinet meeting at the fairgrounds Thursday morning.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An appellate court has denied a request from Florida’s attorney general to allow further appeal of a decision that could have helped the state continue investigating fraudulent foreclosures.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Religious and community groups urged Attorney General Pam Bondi on Monday to take a tougher stance on a proposed settlement with the nation’s five largest mortgage lenders over deceptive foreclosure practices.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Dr. Karen Shay recognized the changes in her teenage daughter Sarah — the withdrawal from long-time friends, weight loss and a defiant attitude toward family — all hallmarks of a prescription drug addiction. Sarah got clean after two years, but died in 2006 at age 19 after taking methadone and Xanax at a party with friends, passing out and suffocating.
MIAMI (AP) — In a case closely watched by law enforcement nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether a Florida police dog’s sniff outside the front door of a house with a marijuana growing operation is an illegal search.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says two West Palm Beach companies have been defrauding homeowners who are in danger of losing their homes to foreclosure.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of a proposal that would repeal Florida’s ban on public funding of religious organizations aren’t challenging a revised ballot summary.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two people face up to 60 years in prison after being convicted of trafficking prescription drugs in the Bradenton area.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam are joining those opposing a plan to bring mega-casinos to South Florida.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is going to get a chance to help interview GOP presidential candidates.