GAINESVILLE — Police have apprehended a suspect in the death of a retired University of Florida professor who was initially believed to have died in a house fire before autopsy results showed he had been bludgeoned to death before the blaze.
King Philip IV of Spain is looking good considering his age. His portrait, nearly 400 years old, by the great 17th-century Spanish artist Diego Velazquez, sits on an easel in the conservation laboratory at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. It is being readied for its trip to Paris for a Velazquez …
SeaWorld doesn't announce the artists performing at its spring Bands, Brew & BBQ concert series until right before the show (with good reason, it seems after animal rights protests last year prompted numerous artists such as Pat Benatar and the Beach Boys to cancel because of the park's portrayal in the film …
FORT LAUDERDALE — A landmark report — 10 years in the making — looked at critically imperiled plants at Everglades National Park and found that 16 of them may already have vanished from there.
Information technology firm ReliaQuest is creating up to 55 new jobs in an expansion of its corporate headquarters in Tampa, state officials said Friday.
FORT LAUDERDALE — On a violently pitching boat just outside Singer Island's surf zone, Stephen Kajiura and a crew of students set out baited hooks for sharks.
TALLAHASSEE — Dismissing pleas from environmental groups, the Florida House on Thursday overwhelmingly passed an agricultural industry-backed overhaul of the state's water management and preservation system that could force taxpayers to pick up more costs.
A rebuke to President Barack Obama for re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba received the full-throated support Thursday of a committee in the conservative Florida House of Representatives.
Power to the pachyderms and the people who love them. • Citing pervasive public outcry against the use of elephants in its shows, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus promised on Thursday that it will stop making its biggest stars — literally and figuratively — tour and perform for the masses. …
WASHINGTON — A long anticipated El Niño has finally arrived. But for drought-struck California, it's too little, too late, meteorologists say.