January 25, 2015 4:29 PM
KEY WEST, Fla. - Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases. The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District is waiting to hear if the Food and Drug Administration will allow them... more »
January 21, 2015 10:20 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - A woman helped a deputy in her home after he was shot Tuesday.
Deputy James Atkins, a five-year veteran of the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, was shot in the hand while pulling over three out-of-towners wanted for shoplifting. When he tried to stop the car, one of... more »
January 20, 2015 11:44 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - Authorities from central Florida are headed to Ascension Parish where a man wanted for a violent robbery outside Tampa was arrested after a Louisiana sheriff's deputy was shot.
John McMullen, 35, was arrested after an hours-long run from the law following the altercation near downtown Donaldsonville Tuesday.... more »
January 10, 2015 10:37 AM
SANFORD, Fla. - Florida authorities say George Zimmerman has been arrested on an aggravated assault charge for allegedly throwing a wine bottle at his girlfriend. The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says Zimmerman was arrested last night in Lake Mary and is being held at the John E. Polk Correctional Facility.... more »
January 8, 2015 1:56 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - An attorney for a man accused of throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge says the father was acting strangely and making odd statements the day before. According to a report released Thursday by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, attorney Genevieve Torres said she met with... more »
January 6, 2015 4:39 AM
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - A SpaceX rocket stands poised at Cape Canaveral, Florida, for a pre-dawn flight to the International Space Station. The unmanned Dragon capsule contains more than 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments ordered up by NASA. That's the primary objective for SpaceX.
But the California-based company... more »
December 8, 2014 6:35 AM
MIAMI, FL - Three people died and eight were injured in a crash that happened after a motorist hit a bear along a two-lane road in the Florida Everglades and stopped. Authorities say a Cadillac Escalade hit the bear Sunday evening and people in a second vehicle had stopped to... more »
November 22, 2014 10:53 AM
MELBOURNE, Fla. - For one night on a Florida stage, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults disappeared and Bill Cosby, for 90 minutes at least, regained the revered status he long enjoyed. The show Friday in Melbourne might have seemed destined for disaster for the comedian, who is enveloped... more »
November 18, 2014 7:54 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA- A woman is charged with killing her neighbor, dismembering the body and cooking parts to hide evidence.
Authorities say Angela Stoldt tried to get rid of the corpse by putting several body parts in an oven and in pots on the stove. When that didn't work,... more »
November 18, 2014 4:53 PM
BATON ROUGE - Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will campaign with Republican Senate candidate Bill Cassidy on Saturday, as early voting opens for the Dec. 6 runoff. Cassidy's campaign announced Tuesday that Rubio will attend two rallies this weekend, in Gonzales and Kenner, to urge people to vote early and to... more »
November 16, 2014 10:45 AM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A person close to the situation says Will Muschamp is stepping down as Florida's coach, a day after a head-scratching meltdown against struggling South Carolina. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the school has not made the announcement official. Muschamp will coach the last two... more »
October 22, 2014 11:37 AM
CHARLOTTE, NC - The Southeastern Conference's Final Four teams were picked to finish 1-2 in the league again this season with star-filled Kentucky chosen just ahead of defending champion Florida. Kentucky got all 20 first-place votes from the media panel to finish with 280 points with Florida second, garnering 258... more »
October 19, 2014 12:39 AM
BATON ROUGE - The top-billed game in the SEC this weekend turned out to be a dud, as Alabama beat up on Texas A&M 59-0, just one of many lopsided games in the league on Saturday.
While the Tide rolled, Ole Miss ran its perfect record to 7-0 as... more »
October 15, 2014 11:40 AM
BATON ROUGE - Home games against Southeastern Conference rivals Auburn, Arkansas, Texas A&M and Florida highlight the 2015 LSU football schedule. LSU opens the 2015 season against McNeese State on Sept. 5 in Tiger Stadium in the first of four non-conference games for the Tigers next year. LSU will travel... more »
October 11, 2014 9:27 PM
GAINESVILLE, FL - Colby Delahoussaye hit a 50-yard field goal with 3 seconds remaining to lift LSU to its first conference win of the season, beating Florida 30-27 and giving Les Miles his 100th career win with the Tigers.
The Gators hit a chip-shot field goal to tie LSU... more »
October 7, 2014 11:14 PM
GAINESVILLE, FL - Florida coach Will Muschamp has another issue to deal with this week. According to the University Police Department, reserve quarterback Skyler Mornhinweg, son of New York Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, got into a fight with teammate Gerald Willis outside the stadium Monday night. Maj. Brad Barber,... more »
October 2, 2014 7:44 PM
WALDO, FLORIDA- A town that didn't hide the fact its police department wrote tickets to pay the bills is disbanding the force. The town council of Waldo, Florida in Alachua County did away with the force weeks after the police chief and interim chief resigned due to state investigations into... more »
September 29, 2014 7:45 PM
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA- Prosecutors rested their case against a man accused of murder for shooting a black teenager over an argument concerning loud music at a convenience store.
Michael Dunn is on trial and the prosecutor ended her case with questions to the medical examiner about bullet wounds on 17-year-old... more »
September 18, 2014 9:27 PM
BELL, Fla.- A grandfather killed his six grandchildren, the kids' mother who is also his daughter and then himself Thursday evening.
"Tomorrow is going to be a tough day," Gilchrist County Sheriff Robert Schultz said in a news conference hours after the bodies were discovered. Schultz said the children... more »
September 13, 2014 12:09 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is helping Florida Republicans focused on trying to get Gov. Rick Scott re-elected. Jindal is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Republican Party of Florida's annual fundraising dinner being held Saturday at Walt Disney World. Jindal is another potential 2016 presidential... more »
September 2, 2014 11:30 AM
NAVARRE BEACH, FL - Officials say a 65-year-old Baton Rouge man drowned in the Gulf of Mexico on Labor Day. The Santa Rosa Sheriff's Office says Roderick M. Maybee was pulled unconscious from the water Monday afternoon off the Florida Panhandle beach where he'd been vacationing with his family. The... more »
August 25, 2014 7:44 AM
HOLLYWOOD, FL - Officials are still trying to determine the identities of four men whose bodies were found floating off the South Florida coastline. The bodies were discovered Sunday off Hollywood Beach. The remains were taken to the Broward County medical examiner's office and the Broward Sheriff's Office has joined... more »
August 21, 2014 2:45 PM
MIAMI - A federal judge has declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot. U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle in Tallahassee ruled Thursday that the ban added to Florida's constitution by voters in... more »
August 14, 2014 6:31 AM
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - Palm Beach County Sheriff's officials in Florida say a man called 911 on himself after sexually assaulting a woman who had responded to a Craigslist ad for a cleaning job. Joel Jones, 47, flagged down deputies responding to the call Tuesday evening. Before they could... more »
August 8, 2014 8:57 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police say a two-car crash at the intersection of S. Choctaw Dr. and Central Thruway Friday morning has shut down part of the thruway.
A car turning left onto S. Choctaw turned into the path of a truck. The truck turned on its side and slid... more »
July 29, 2014 8:52 AM
SARASOTA, FL - Law enforcement officials in Florida say a 9-year-old girl has died from injuries suffered when she was hit by a plane that crash-landed on the beach where she was walking with her father. The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday morning that they were notified by the... more »
July 28, 2014 5:31 AM
VENICE, FL - A Georgia man is dead and his 9-year-old daughter is in the hospital with critical injuries after they were hit by a small plane that made an emergency landing on a Florida Gulf Coast beach. The Piper Cherokee crash-landed Sunday afternoon, losing a wheel, damaging a wind... more »
July 25, 2014 5:39 PM
MIAMI - A Florida judge has overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week. The ruling issued Friday by Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel applies only in Miami-Dade County. The... more »
July 23, 2014 6:01 AM
FORT MYERS BEACH, FL- A lightning strike has killed one person and injured two others on Fort Myers Beach in southwest Florida. The Lee County Sheriff's Office says a man was walking with a woman and another man Tuesday afternoon when the lightning bolt struck. The strike apparently killed him... more »
July 9, 2014 7:47 PM
CRESTVEIW, FLORIDA- A dog that died after being left in a hot car for 13 hours led to animal cruelty charges for a woman who appeared to have mental issues.
Police say the woman told them she had a head injury that causes her to forget things.
She... more »
July 1, 2014 3:10 PM
MIAMI - With a holiday weekend on the horizon, the National Hurricane Center says the first named storm of the Atlantic season is strengthening off Florida and is expected to become a hurricane. Tropical Storm Arthur formed Tuesday. A tropical storm watch is in effect from Fort Pierce to Flagler... more »
June 24, 2014 4:20 PM
LAFAYETTE - The Florida man arrested last week in Lafayette for stabbing himself and a missing teen is being held for extradition to Hillsborough County in Florida.
Steven Myers made an appearance in court in Lafayette on Tuesday, and now faces attempted first-degree murder and aggravated criminal damage to... more »
June 1, 2014 4:27 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY - Hannah Rogers pitched a complete game to help Florida defeat Baylor 6-3 on Sunday and advanced to the Women's College World Series national championship best-of-three series. Florida (53-12), which beat Baylor 11-0 Thursday on the opening day of competition, took a 5-0 lead Sunday in the top... more »
May 29, 2014 7:23 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA- A woman accused of trying to kill her kids by driving her mini van into the ocean had her bond reduced after a psychiatrist testified she wasn't a danger to the community.
The bond for Ebony Wilkerson was dropped from $1.2 million to $90,000.
She's... more »
May 24, 2014 7:19 PM
HOOVER, AL - The LSU baseball team earned its second run-rule win of the SEC tournament, and the Tigers advanced to the championship game with a 11-1 win over Arkansas on Saturday in Hoover, AL.
The Tigers will face top-seeded Florida, who beat Kentucky 6-5 in the other semifinal.... more »
May 7, 2014 4:41 PM
BRISTOL, Ct. - National runner-up Kentucky will face Texas and Florida will play Kansas in the 2nd annual SEC-Big 12 Challenge. All 10 Big 12 teams and 10 of the 14 Southeastern Conference teams will play in the event from Dec. 3-6, it was announced Wednesday. Auburn and Texas Tech,... more »
May 1, 2014 7:59 PM
AUBURN, MAINE- A teenager's attempt at a selfie with a squirrel didn't go quite as planned.
Brian Genest says he saw what appeared to be a friendly squirrel in a park when he took a trip to a college in Florida.
He took the selfie in John Chestnut... more »
April 27, 2014 11:43 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference on Sunday announced the format for future football scheduling that is a continuation of the existing format and adds a strength-of-schedule component that requires all schools to play an ACC, Big 12, Big Ten or Pac-12 opponent on an annual basis. The announcement comes... more »
March 31, 2014 6:49 AM
The Final Four will not have any upstarts like the past few years. The power programs that did make it will still have plenty to prove in North Texas. Florida, the top overall seed, is back in the Final Four for the first time since winning consecutive titles in 2006-07,... more »
March 30, 2014 8:39 PM
GAINESVILLE, FL - The Florida Gators finished off a 3 game sweep of #4 LSU baseball on Sunday, handing the Tigers their first SEC sweep since 2011.
The Gators won 11-7, coming back after the Tigers took an early lead in the game.
LSU (20-8-1, 3-5-1) used 6... more »
March 29, 2014 9:24 PM
GAINESVILLE, FL - The LSU Tigers went to Gainsville looking to reignite a spark on their baseball team; instead, they fell further behind in the SEC standings, dropping a pair of games to the Florida Gators on Saturday.
Florida took game 1 of the series 2-1 with a walk-off... more »
March 29, 2014 10:44 AM
GAINESVILLE, Fl. - The doubleheader between LSU and Florida has been pushed back to 4 pm eastern (3 pm central) due to weather, according to the Florida Gators website.
The teams are scheduled to play two nine-inning contests today at McKethan Stadium.
The second game will begin approximately... more »
March 28, 2014 6:49 PM
GAINESVILLE, FL - With a steady downpour of rain expected throughout the night, the LSU and Florida baseball teams decided to postpone Friday's scheduled game and set up a doubleheader for Saturday instead.
Game 1 will now start at noon on Saturday, while the second game will follow shortly... more »
March 27, 2014 3:19 PM
BATON ROUGE - Head coach Paul Mainieri took most of the blame Thursday for the lack of offensive production this season, and the head man vowed a change in that approach this weekend vs Florida.
"I think I've confused the kids a little bit, trying to make them be... more »
March 23, 2014 12:01 AM
BIRMINGHAM, AL - The LSU gymnastics team fell short of their stated goal of an SEC title, but Lloimincia Hall did pick up her 3rd consecutive floor title as the Tigers finished 3rd and Alabama took home the title.
Four teams scored north of 197 as the Crimson Tide... more »
March 20, 2014 6:56 PM
ORLANDO, Fl. - Dorian Finney-Smith scored 16 points, most of them on dunks, and top-seeded Florida used a second-half surge to beat No. 16 seed Albany 67-55 in the NCAA tournament Thursday. The Gators (33-2) showed some vulnerability, though, while extending their school-record winning streak to 27 games. Coach Billy... more »
March 18, 2014 9:12 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU gymnastics team has its sights set on winning an SEC title this weekend, but once again the competition will be the toughest in the country.
LSU will join gym powerhouses Florida, Georgia and Alabama in Birmingham this weekend and DD Breaux's team will try... more »
March 17, 2014 12:12 AM
AP - Virginia joined Florida, Wichita State and Arizona as a No. 1 seed Sunday when the selection committee announced the pairings for the NCAA tournament.
The Cavaliers, widely considered a 2 or 3 seed in many mock-ups of the bracket, instead vaulted to the top of the East... more »
March 16, 2014 11:51 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team was blown out Sunday afternoon by #1 Florida 10-2, as the Gators hit 3 home runs in the first inning and never looked back.
Kelsey Stewart started off the game with a leadoff home run for the Gators, and she was followed... more »
March 15, 2014 11:09 PM
BATON ROUGE - Allison Falcon belted two doubles and a solo home run, and the LSU softball team held off a late Florida rally to knock off the #1 team in the nation 3-2 on Saturday night.
Ashley Czechner held the Gators to 0 runs through six innings, and... more »
March 12, 2014 8:00 PM
WASHINGTON- The abortion debate is heating up a Senate race in North Carolina.
Republican candidate Greg Brannon charges that killing babies that survive abortions could happen in America.
Brannon was quoted as saying "Florida's trying to do it right now" last November but the remark was just made... more »
March 1, 2014 9:18 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fl. - Dorian Finney-Smith scored 16 points, and top-ranked Florida used a season-high 13 3-pointers to overwhelm LSU 79-61 on Saturday and extend its school-record winning streak to 21 games. Casey Prather and Michael Frazier II added 14 points apiece for the Gators, who also won their 31st straight... more »
February 16, 2014 10:53 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A jury's inability to agree on a murder charge will give prosecutors and defense attorneys fodder for their next moves in the case of a Florida teen fatally shot after an argument over loud music. Forty-seven-year-old Michael Dunn was convicted Saturday of attempted murder for shooting into... more »
February 15, 2014 10:32 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jurors deciding the fate of a Florida man charged with fatally shooting a teen after an argument over loud music are entering their fourth day of deliberations, seemingly stuck on whether to convict on some counts but not others. The 12 sequestered jurors were returning Saturday to... more »
January 29, 2014 7:16 AM
BATON ROUGE - An 18-wheeler and train narrowly avoided disaster when icy roads sent the truck slipping and sliding in downtown Baton Rouge.
It happened early Wednesday morning at the intersection of Florida and River Rd. The driver detoured from his planned route because of road closures in the... more »
January 12, 2014 6:18 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU women's basketball team defeated Florida 82-68 Sunday afternoon as the Tigers bounced back from a loss last week.
Theresa Plaisance led the Tigers with 19 points and Danielle Ballard chipped in 14 points to go with 12 rebounds, as the Tigers never trailed in... more »
January 2, 2014 7:24 PM
FORT MEYERS, FLORIDA- A man who won a raffle to watch the series finale of the "Breaking Bad" TV show with the cast is accused of imitating the show.
Ryan Lee Carroll is charged with running a drug distribution ring.
Authorities say Carroll sold synthetic marijuana and shipped... more »
December 30, 2013 3:44 PM
ATLANTA - Tim Tebow has his next football job - talking about the sport on TV. The Heisman Trophy winner has been hired as a college football analyst for the new SEC Network, but says he still hopes to play quarterback in the NFL. ESPN, which runs the channel, announced... more »
December 30, 2013 7:45 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - State Police released the name of a man found dead on the side of the road in Livingston Parish Monday morning, and said the driver who hit him wouldn't be cited.
Trooper Jared Sandifer said the body of Devin I. Hammond, 27, was found alongside Juban... more »
December 24, 2013 10:44 AM
TAMPA, Fla.- This "Grinch" was a mean one. Police say burglars broke into a Florida woman's home, stole her two children's gifts from under the tree and snatched the family's puppy. Melody Russell says the thieves broke in while she was at work Monday. She came home to find the... more »
December 6, 2013 4:29 PM
BATON ROUGE - A special $20 package to see four LSU women's basketball home games this holiday season is now on sale at www.LSUtix.net.
The $20 holiday package includes a 200-level reserved seat to the following four games: Jackson State (Dec. 30), Texas A&M (Jan. 9), Florida (Jan. 12)... more »
December 3, 2013 8:39 AM
GAINESVILLE, Fla.- On one of the busiest flying days of the year, Delta Air Lines canceled an Atlanta-bound commercial flight from Gainesville Regional Airport to accommodate the University of Florida men's basketball team. The team's charter plane was grounded Sunday afternoon by maintenance issues. The team was heading to Storrs,... more »
December 1, 2013 4:48 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fl. - Florida has fired offensive coordinator Brent Pease and offensive line coach Tim Davis after the program's first losing season since 1979. Pease and Davis were let go Sunday, a day after the Gators (4-8) ended the season with a humbling, 37-7 loss to rival Florida State. The... more »
November 20, 2013 12:23 PM
WASHINGTON - Florida Congressman Henry "Trey" Radel has been sentenced to a year's probation after pleading guilty to cocaine posession.
Radel says he wants to "come out of this stronger" and continue serving his country.
He admitted to agreeing to buy cocaine for $250 from an undercover officer... more »
November 20, 2013 8:02 AM
DANIA BEACH, Fla. - Coast Guard officials say search and rescue efforts continue for two people who were aboard a jet en route to Mexico that plunged into the Atlantic Ocean off Florida.
Two people have been confirmed dead. The Coast Guard said early Wednesday that crews were searching... more »
November 14, 2013 2:49 PM
MIAMI- A pilot has reported to the Federal Aviation Administration that a passenger fell out of his small plane into the ocean southeast of Miami. FAA officials say the call came at 1:30 p.m. Thursday from the pilot of a Piper PA 46 aircraft. Coast Guard and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue... more »
October 12, 2013 5:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - The third quarter saw zero points between the two squads, but the fourth quarter has added a pair of field goals midway through the fourth quarter to make it a 17-6 lead for LSU.
Both defenses have stepped up to the plate, allowing only 500 yards... more »
October 12, 2013 5:07 PM
BATON ROUGE - Though there weren't a ton of offensive fireworks in the first half, the Tigers and Gators grinded to a halt in the third quarter.
Neither team posted a score in the third frame, leaving LSU with a 14-3 lead going into the fourth.
The Tigers... more »
October 12, 2013 4:06 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers head to halftime ahead of the Florida Gators 14-3.
The Tigers led in all offensive categories in the opening half.
LSU leads Florida in passing(105-42), rushing(82-52), and third down conversions(4/5 - 4/8).
Zach Mettenberger is currently 6-of-9 for 105 yards passing,... more »
October 12, 2013 3:54 PM
BATON ROUGE -The LSU Tigers added to their lead against Florida with a one-yard quarterback sneak for freshman QB Anthony Jennings.
The Tigers lead the Gators 14-3 with 5:14 left in the second quarter.
Jennings came in earlier on the drive for a trick play that would eventually... more »
October 12, 2013 3:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - After Florida took their first drive 60 yards on 14 plays to put the first score on the board, LSU responded with a scoring drive of their own.
The Tigers went nine plays and 70 yards for a touchdown score.
The final play was a... more »
October 12, 2013 3:02 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers stalled on their first drive of the ballgame, but the Florida Gators responded with a 60-yard, 14-play scoring drive capped with a 44-yard field goal to lead 3-0.
Tyler Murphy went 3-for-4 for 23 yards passing and even scrambled for four more on... more »
October 12, 2013 2:52 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers got the offense going early against the second-ranked defense in the nation but came away with no points on their opening drive.
Jeremy Hill carried the ball two times for 20 yards to get the Tigers ground game going against the Gators.
... more »
October 12, 2013 2:17 PM
BATON ROUGE - The #10 LSU Tigers take on the #17 Florida Gators at Tiger Stadium at 2:30 CT Saturday.
Maybe the biggest indicator throughout the game for the Bayou Bengals could be their offensive production on third downs against the SEC's best defense.
Florida is second in... more »
October 11, 2013 9:27 PM
BATON ROUGE - A two-vehicle accident temporarily closed part of Florida near 7th Street in downtown Baton Rouge Friday evening.
Police say one person suffered broken bones in the accident but is expected to recover.
Cops are still investigating the cause of the crash. No tickets have been... more »
October 11, 2013 9:17 PM
BATON ROUGE - The night before the LSU-Florida game, tailgaters are narrowing in on tomorrow's menu, ready to start cooking early, in time for the 2:30 p.m. kickoff.
The tiger bait of choice this weekend is alligator, and fans brought cooler after cooler of gator to their tailgate.
... more »
October 10, 2013 1:21 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - No. 17 Florida expects something closer to a shutout than a shootout against 10th-ranked LSU. The Gators have praised Tigers quarterback Zach Mettenberger and arguably the nation's top receiving tandem, Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry, all week. But defensive players raised eyebrows and pretty much scoffed... more »
October 1, 2013 11:39 AM
HENDERSON - Louisiana State Police have rescued a missing 5-month-old child from Florida. Officers were on the lookout for a blue Chrysler Town and Country van traveling west on I-10.
Trooper Stephen Hammons says officers stopped the van yesterday afternoon around 4:30 and found the child in the vehicle... more »
September 30, 2013 11:37 AM
BATON ROUGE - Kickoff for the LSU-Florida game on Saturday, October 12 in Tiger Stadium has been set for 2:30 p.m.
The Southeastern Conference announced the game times for that weekend this morning.
LSU vs. Florida will match two teams currently ranked in the top 25. The Tigers... more »
September 21, 2013 6:29 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - After starting quarterback Jeff Driskel was lost to a season-ending ankle injury, Tyler Murphy led No. 19 Florida to five scores in a somewhat ugly game, helping the Gators open Southeastern Conference play with a 31-17 victory over Tennessee on Saturday. Murphy had a 52 yard touchdown... more »
September 18, 2013 8:18 PM
KNOXVILLE, Tn. - Tennessee freshman defensive end Corey Vereen is expected to make his collegiate debut Saturday at No. 19 Florida. Linebacker Curt Maggitt remains sidelined as he recovers from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Volunteers coach Butch Jones updated the status of both players on his radio show Wednesday.... more »
September 12, 2013 7:29 PM
LAKELAND, FLORIDA- A pastor who said he intended to burn 2,998 Qurans for each of the 9-11 victims posted bail to get out of jail on Thursday. Terry Jones and his associate pastor were arrested on felony charges for unlawfully carrying fuel when he drove a pickup towing a large... more »
September 8, 2013 12:44 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The Orleans Parish sheriff has hired the chief of corrections for Orange County, Fla., Michael Tidwell, to run New Orleans' only jail. A federal consent agreement requires Sheriff Marlin Gusman to hire a professional corrections administrator to bring the jail up to constitutional standards. The agreement in... more »