A man identified as Sebring resident Zephen Xaver entered a SunTrust Bank in Sebring, FL, Wednesday afternoon, fatally shot at least five people and barricaded himself in the bank before surrendering, cops say.
Some prominent LGBTQ activists support dropping a fight for protections against discrimination in public places in Florida in exchange for Republican support to ban workplace discrimination against gay and transgender employees.
Erin Pierce spanked other parents’ children at a sleepover she hosted in Lady Lake, Florida, and was arrested Sunday on child abuse charges, police say. She’s accused of using a wooden spoon, a belt and a shoe.
A windy weather mid-week for South Florida leads to a forecast of thunderstorms followed by two blasts of arctic air that could bring temperatures below freezing in Gainesville and into the 50s in Miami area.
Robert Eddington attacked his mom with a knife, pepper spray and zip ties at her Daytona Beach Shores home in Volusia County, Florida because he said she was a “narcissist,” police say. The attack happened Monday.
Palm Beach Fire Rescue paramedic John Gratton, 38, was arrested on multiple DUI charges in the first minutes of Saturday morning after, Davie cops say, he ran into five vehicles while driving down Griffin Road.
Florida attorney John Morgan said he has enough signatures for his proposed constitutional amendment to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour to send it to the state Supreme Court for approval.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis named Carlos Muñiz to the state Supreme Court. Muñiz was a lawyer for former Gov. Jeb Bush but has never been a judge. The pick is DeSantis’ third and final to fill the court.
The FSU Seminoles football team’s recruiting Twitter account posted a photoshopped picture of MLK Jr. wearing receiving gloves and apparently doing the “tomahawk chop,” stirring controversy on Twitter. It was deleted.