Florida Man Involved in Gun Rights Case Arrested for MurderA tangled Florida Panhandle case involving a sheriff, accusations of misconduct and an argument over gun rights has taken a new twist: a homicide.
Florida Agrees to Release Witness in Federal Mob TrialsA top informant who federal prosecutors credit with leading to multiple arrests and indictments of organized crime figures won a bid Wednesday to be released early from prison.
Florida A&M President Mangum Steps Down After Exit AgreementThe person hired to help Florida A&M University restore its reputation after the hazing death of a school marching band member is stepping down as president.
Federal Judge Blocks New Florida Abortion LawA federal judge late Thursday put on hold key portions of a new Florida law that would block public funding for Planned Parenthood and greatly increase inspection requirements for abortion clinics.
Tallahassee Police Shoot and Kill Armed ManThe Tallahassee Democrat reported that police responded to a home in Tallahassee shortly before 5 a.m. on Thursday after a woman who lived there said there was a man in her front...
Florida Reviews Suggestions to Replace Confederate StatueAn African-American woman who founded what's now Bethune-Cookman University is the top public recommendation to replace a Confederate general's statue that represents Florida in the U.S. Capitol.
New Survey: What Florida Man or Woman Deserves a Statue?Florida wants the public to help decide who should get to replace Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith.
Florida Agency That Recruits Jobs May Soon be Slashing ThemFlorida's jobs recruiting agency may soon be laying off nearly a third of its employees and transferring some functions back to state government.
New Murder Trial Ordered for Florida Woman Who Kept SilentA Jupiter woman serving a life sentence for killing her ex-husband will get a new trial after the Florida Supreme Court ruled prosecutors shouldn't have used her silence immediately after the murder as evidence against her.
April Fools! Tallahassee Democrat is Republican for a DayTallahassee Democrat readers are seeing a dramatic change on the newspaper's front page: After 111 years it's now the Tallahassee Republican.
Gov. Scott Signs Rape Kit Testing and Needle Exchange BillsGov. Rick Scott signed bills into law Wednesday to require law enforcement agencies to turn over rape kits for testing within 30 days and to create a needle exchange pilot program for drug users.
Florida Gov. Approves Overhaul of Death Penalty LawFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is swiftly moving ahead with an overhaul of the state's death penalty law. The Florida Legislature last week passed a bill requiring at least 10 out of 12 jurors recommend execution in order for it be carried out. Florida previously required that a majority of jurors recommend death sentences.