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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida state legislature has overwhelmingly passed a bill which bans teens and children under 16 from using social media. The policy is now only one step away from becoming … more
DELTONA, Fla. - What started as an ordinary traffic stop in Deltona resulted in a lengthy and chaotic police chase across county lines. 25-year-old Timothy Breedlove was finally arrested on Sunday … more
In a rare occurrence for Florida, a light earthquake occurred off the Atlantic coast and was felt by some in Central Florida. The severity was measured at a 4.0 on the Richter scale, which ranges … more
ORLANDO, Fla. - The highly attended and popular comic convention MegaCon took place over the weekend in Orlando, and as in most years it dominated the weekend for its area in the city. The event drew … more
BUNNELL, Fla. - The upcoming construction project of the new Flagler County Public Library branch has landed a major new cash assist - the state government will be providing $4 million in grant funds … more
The price of gas is back up in Florida, in one of the larger single-week increases the state has seen in the past year. AAA spokesperson Mark Jenkins measured a 19-cent jump in price from Monday last … more
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has ended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, just before the coveted New Hampshire primary. DeSantis, once a frontrunner close on the heels of former … more
The average cost of a gallon of gas in Florida has decreased eight cents in the last week, according to figures from AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins. As of Sunday, the average was listed at $3.08, … more
PALM COAST, Fla. - The Flagler County Sheriff's Office announced on Friday that it had arrested a man suspected of stealing a cash register from the Walmart on Cypress Point Pkwy. 43-year-old John M. … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Palm Coast's own K'imani Gervin-McCoy had the honor of performing the Star-Spangled Banner on Tuesday before the Florida state legislature at the opening session of the 2024 … more
ORLANDO, Fla. - For the first time since their team's inaugural season in 1989, the Orlando Magic will be retiring the jersey number of one of their former players. NBA Hall of Fame inductee … more
ORLANDO, Fla. - The remains of an Orlando mother who's been missing since 2012 have been found in a retention pond, according to statements from her family. Sandra Lemire hasn't been seen in almost … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Supreme Court next month will hear arguments on whether a proposed ballot measure ensuring abortion rights is worded specifically enough. The measure is already close … more
With the start of the new year, a new law for Florida motorists has officially gone into effect - drivers now must move over for stopped vehicles on the side of the road given certain criteria. … more
Presidential candidate Nikki Haley has received criticism from her opponent, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, for her response to a voter question on the Civil War. DeSantis is joined in his criticism by … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A new bill in the Florida state legislature would remove several restrictions on working hours for 16 and 17-year-olds. The legislation, titled 'CS/HB 49 Employment and Curfew of … more
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – One of SpaceX’s most frequently used rocket boosters tipped over and fell on the way back from its 19th mission Tuesday morning. The fall was caused by rough seas … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Organizers of a proposed amendment to the Florida state constitution enshrining abortion rights into law are reportedly confident they’ve obtained the requisite petitions to … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A new bill filed in the Florida state legislature would impose fines on drivers who move slowly in the left lane on major roads. Long a headache for highway travelers in Florida, … more
A brand new version of Florida's classic 'Protect the Panther' license plate is now available for purchase. Like in previous years of its release, proceeds from the plate's fee go toward conservation … more
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