MIAMI — Florida wildlife officials say a man tried to trade a live alligator for beer at a Miami convenience store.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Florida school board has decided to end a decades-long controversy and rename a high school now named for a Confederate general and honorary Ku Klux Klan leader that some historical records say ordered the execution of hundreds of black Union soldiers.
Texan drawn into comic bestseller
He's known for coloring outside the lines in the staid U.S. Senate. Now children large and small can color in Sen. Ted Cruz. St. Louis publisher Really Big Coloring Books Inc. is offering a book featuring the Texas tea party darling. Company …
LARGO — Arrested for driving a stolen Chevrolet Tahoe in Clearwater, Joseph Bravo Ramos was being booked into the Pinellas County jail when deputies asked him to step on a full-body scanner.
A friendly wager between Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer must have seemed like a good idea at the time.
Little Chompey the gator needs a warm home
Waking up in A locked plane
Takeout comes with cold cash
A suburban Nashville couple got more than they expected at a McDonald's drive-through. WTVF-TV reports that thousands of dollars for a bank deposit, which had been placed in a paper to-go bag near similarly bagged orders on Tuesday, was passed to Greg …
Best of the worst
Author wins award for awful sex scene
Smaug glares from airplane
Air New Zealand unveiled a giant image Monday of the dragon Smaug on both sides of one of its planes to celebrate the premiere of the second movie in the Hobbit trilogy, filmed in New Zealand. The Boeing 777-300 was scheduled to fly to Los Angeles for …