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1 child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash

A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, killing a girl and injuring 14 others, at least a dozen of them children, and authorities were searching for the driver of an SUV who they say started the crash, officials said.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 03:03am EDT

Tags: day care, daycare, fatal crash, Florida

Mail-in ballots key in special congressional race

More people voted by mail in Pinellas County than in any other place in Florida during the 2012 general election and that could have a major impact on next week's special election to replace the late Republican Rep. C.W. Bill Young.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 02:32am EST

Tags: special election, Florida

Florida man forgets cocaine is illegal

A 46-year-old man was arrested for possession of cocaine in Florida Sunday, but said he did not know that the drug was illegal.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 10:47am EST

Tags: cocaine, Florida, Rohan Williamson, arrest

Boy finds bear napping in his house (Video)

A 7-year-old boy in Naples, Fla., realized a bear was taking a nap in the enclosed front porch of his family's home. The bear eventually wandered off.

Friday - 08/16/2013, 09:34am EDT

Tags: bear, napping, Naples, Florida

Auto Train offers an alternative to driving to Florida

The Auto Train, which travels from Lorton, Va. to Sanford, Fla., is one of the region's most unique forms of transportation, combining mass transit and America's love of the automobile.

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 11:08am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Auto Train, Florida, train

Stolen Florida dog found in Maryland

Walking past the rows of forgotten animals at the Cecil County SPCA, Debby Stevens had a sickening thought: What if, after weeks of worry and more than a thousand miles of travel, the dog being housed here was not, in fact, her Brody?

Friday - 03/16/2012, 03:41pm EDT

Tags: dog, Florida