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Miami home price rose 13.2 percent in May, S&P/Case-Shiller reports

Miami area home prices rose 13.2 percent in May from a year earlier. While still strong, the annual pace of increases is slowing, according to S&P/Case-Shiller.

  • CAMPAIGN 2014

    Gov. Rick Scott agrees to three debates

    Gov. Rick Scott declined to participate in a planned Oct. 7 debate sponsored by the Tampa Bay Times, WTSP-Ch. 10 and the University of South Florida, which would have been the first of the season.

  • Criminal probe

    Two more suspected victims come forward in Coconut Grove spa groping case

    Two more women have come forward to tell authorities that a massage therapist at an upscale Coconut Grove salon sexually assaulted them.

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2009 file photo, Maine's Kyle Solomon (12) chases after New Hampshire's Kevin Kapstad, (5) during an NCAA college hockey game in Orono, Maine. Solomon is one of the plaintiffs in a class-action head injury lawsuit working its way through federal court in Chicago. The NCAA and the plaintiffs announced a settlement on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.

This July 20, 2014 photo provided by the Irizarry and Power families shows Ommy Irizarry and his nine-year-old daughter Oceana Irizarry of Fort Stewart, Georgia. The two were walking along Caspersen Beach in Venice, Fla., Sunday July, 27, 2014, when a small plane made an emergency landing on the beach and struck both of them. It was unclear how the plane or the debris hit the father and daughter. Ommy Irizarry died at the scene, Oceana died at the hospital. The family was in Florida celebrating the parents ninth anniversary.

    Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

    A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday.

Palestinians from a damaged apartment building inspect the damage to a neighboring building, the offices of the Hamas movement's Al-Aqsa satellite TV station, in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, destroyed by an Israeli strike, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Early Tuesday, Israel warplanes struck a series of targets in Gaza City, including the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh's house and government offices, while Gaza's border area with Israel was hit by heavy tank shelling.

    Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

    Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant.

A pro-Russian fighter gestures near a body of a community service worker who was killed during the shelling outside a residential apartment house in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, July 29, 2014.  Local residents said it was a shelling from direction of Ukrainian army's positions.

    Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine

    Shells smashed into a residential neighborhood of Donetsk on Tuesday as Ukrainian forces intensified their campaign to encircle the rebel stronghold. The shelling killed at least two people, blew gaping holes in an apartment block and raised fears that the city is on the verge of severe bloodshed.

  • Vets, teens transplant corals in Florida Keys

    A dozen wounded veterans submerged in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to help transplant corals on a special section of the reef set aside as a remembrance area for fallen American service personnel.

  • tamiami trail

    2 dead in head-on crash west of Miccosukee casino

    A head-on collision on Tamiami Trail early Monday morning about 11 miles west of the Miccosukee gaming facility and hotel was so violent, police were still trying to put the pieces together hours later.

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