Voters next November will almost certainly have the chance to again decide whether Florida should legalize medical marijuana, after narrowly rejecting an almost-identical proposal a year ago.A Quinnipiac University poll last month found that nearly 90 …
The Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine was evacuated midday Wednesday after reports of people acting suspiciously with a backpack.
The fort, the most popular attraction in St. Augustine, reopened after about 30 minutes, according to St. Augustine police.
Someone told police that a man and two women with a backpack at the fort didn’t have the backpack with them when they left.
Police found the three and learned they were part of a group of five an instructor from Flash Point International, a security business in DeLand, and four students.
Arlington is in store for a total makeover now that the Jacksonville City Council has approved a redevelopment and renewal plan for the area
For the second year in a row, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office has created a guide to help Floridians know the gifts they’re buying this year are safe.
High school teachers across the country have asked their students to record a Thanksgiving conversation with an elder or grandparent.
The project is called The Great Thanksgiving Listen, it’s part of the oral history initiative StoryCorps, known for pairing people up and eavesdropping on conversations that may never have happened otherwise.
More children are coming into Florida’s foster-care system after a sweeping child-welfare reform law went into effect 19 months ago, but officials say the state is trying to focus on what’s best for kids in difficult situations.
“You write laws to respond to the issues of the day, and those change at least annually,” said state Sen. Nancy Detert, a Venice Republican and sponsor of a number of foster-care reforms. “So our focus in today’s world is the best interests of the child in every way — safety, quality of life, the best location — and that’s all we can do.”
An ordinance to regulate where food trucks can operate in Jacksonville was withdrawn from consideration at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.
Councilman Reggie Brown’s proposal would require food trucks to set up at least 50 feet away from brick and mortar restaurants unless they’re given written consent by the owner to be there. Food trucks downtown already adhere to similar rules.
An army of kids and volunteers from the Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Florida are harvesting greens to donate to other local nonprofits for their Thanksgiving dinner.
Organizers say the project is just the beginning for the club’s new farm in Arlington.
Fliers for the Ku Klux Klan that were thrown onto properties around Jacksonville last week are just the beginning of a major recruitment drive, according to a KKK leader.A man who identified himself as a Grand Dragon with the KKK said membership in Jac…
It’s up to the city of Jacksonville to figure out how to regulate ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft to level the playing field with traditional taxis.
The state of Florida backed away from a plan to regulate vehicles for hire and sent the job back to the counties.
At Tuesday’s Vehicles for Hire committee meeting, members looked to a presentation from Broward County, where commissioners were able to come to a regulation compromise with Uber and Lyft.