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WATCH: Prank Goes Horribly Wrong

Posted 07.18.2012 | Miami

The South Florida pranksters behind last month's viral "Miami Zombie Attack" video faced jail time and were attacked by their latest victim this weeke...

Should Mutant Mosquitos Be Released Into Florida?

Posted 07.17.2012 | Miami

Mosquitoes aren't just a pesky nuisance causing Floridians to claw at swollen welts on their limbs; they can also transmit deadly disease. Back in 200...

Shocking Sex Allegations Against Florida's GOP Lt. Governor

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | Miami

By Michael Peltier TALLAHASSEE, Fla., July 11 (Reuters) - A former staffer of Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll said she wa...

State Respond To TB Cover-Up Allegations; Lawmakers Outraged

Posted 07.11.2012 | Miami

State officials are fighting back after it was revealed that they closed Florida's only tuberculosis hospital three months after receiving a Center fo...

WATCH: Courtroom Brawl At 'Stand Your Ground' Trial

Posted 07.10.2012 | Miami

A massive brawl broke out in a Florida courthouse when families of an accused murderer and the victims found themselves packed into a small space outs...

Has Rick Scott Made A Public Health Crisis Even Worse?

Posted 07.30.2012 | Miami

In a March austerity measure, Florida Gov. Rick Scott and state representatives voted to close A.G. Holley State Hospital in Palm Beach County, the st...

WATCH: Are This Kid's Parents Out Of Their Minds?

Posted 07.07.2012 | Miami

A new rap video out of South Florida almost inspired a Vibe blogger to call child protection services. In "Booty Pop," 6-year-old rapper Albert Rou...

PHOTOS: Florida Does The 4th

Posted 07.05.2012 | Miami

You could practically hear the Lee Greenwood echo from Gulf to ocean: Florida loves it some Fourth of July. And whether with painted face, giant f...

Guess Where Naked, Masturbating Driver Stashed Toy Gun?

Posted 07.05.2012 | Miami

FORT PIERCE, FL -- It can get pretty monotonous for those who work on the road, but on Monday tow truck driver Eddie Dames got an eyeful when he pulle...

PHOTOS: South Florida's Newest Craft Brewery

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 06.29.2012 | Miami

It's always hot; it's a land of laconic sun-drenched vacations. So why are there not more locally made beers in Florida? A state like Colorado has...

Debby's Winds Prompt Vicious Bee Attack

Posted 06.26.2012 | Miami

Tropical storm Debby's strong winds may have rattled an already aggressive hive of bees in Palm City, sending a woman to the hospital and killing her ...

What Happened To Missing Oil Tycoon?

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 06.23.2012 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- When an oil tycoon's fishing boat washed ashore near Fort Lauderdale this week, the lights were on and the engines were runni...

WATCH: Shark Attack In Lower Keys

Posted 06.16.2012 | Miami

A fishing trip turned bloody on Friday when a shark bit a man on the calf in the Florida Keys, according to Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Deputie...

WATCH: Plane Lands On Broward Highway

Posted 06.13.2012 | Miami

A small plane made an emergency landing Wednesday morning on highway U.S. 27 just 3 miles south of I-75 in Weston. Watch the above video. Local ...

WATCH: Man Loses Hand To Gator In Front Of Boat Full Of Tourists

Posted 06.14.2012 | Miami

A gator bit the hand off an Everglades City airboat captain on Tuesday while six tourists onboard watched. The man, who is known as Captain Wally, ...

13-Year-Old Plane Crash Victim's Body Found

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 08.08.2012 | Miami

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. -- Investigators combed through a 4-mile rural area in central Florida on Friday trying to determine what caused a single-engine p...

What's Next In Michael Brewer Case

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 06.05.2012 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The day he was set on fire, Michael Brewer didn't attend classes at his middle school because he was afraid he might get beat...

Congressional Candidate Makes RIDICULOUS Name Change

AP | GARY FINEOUT | Posted 07.30.2012 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida is letting a congressional candidate put the name of his web address on the ballot. Why? Because Eddie Gonzalez went bef...

You Won't Believe What Happened To Newlyweds On I-95

Posted 05.30.2012 | Miami

A newlywed couple on their "pre-honeymoon" narrowly escaped being impaled by metal debris left on the southbound lanes of I-95 in South Florida. Sa...

Do Floridians Still Support 'Stand Your Ground'?

Posted 05.27.2012 | Miami

56 percent of Floridians still support the state's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law, according to a Quinnipiac University study. The poll quer...

How Broward Gets A 'D'

Posted 05.24.2012 | Miami

About half of Florida’s school districts -- including Broward County's -- mislead parents into thinking that providing a social security number for ...

Boy Dies 5 Years After Near-Drowning

AP | Posted 05.23.2012 | Miami

CASSELBERRY, Fla. -- A 6-year-old central Florida boy has died five years after he nearly drowned in a backyard pool. Grandmother Maggie Cosmillo cal...

WATCH: Truck Spills 55,000 Pounds Of Beer On I-95

Posted 05.22.2012 | Miami

A semi tractor trailer loaded with gallons and gallons of beer flipped over on I-95 Monday, causing 55,000 pounds of Heineken and Amstel Light to spil...

Tropical Storm Alberto's Expected Path

AP | Posted 07.21.2012 | Miami

MIAMI — Alberto has weakened to a tropical depression as it spins off the coast of the Carolinas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami s...

Rubio's Past Includes Questionable Use Of Florida GOP Funds

AP | LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ and BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 07.19.2012 | Miami

MIAMI — For freshman Sen. Marco Rubio, a rising GOP figure seen as a possible Mitt Romney running mate, there are questions about whether potent...