By WUFT News on June 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: June 2, 2015 at 2:23 pm
Federal officials filed documents Monday responding to a lawsuit by Gov. Rick Scott. The suit says the federal government “engaged in unconstitutional coercion” to make Florida expand its Medicaid program, while federal officials say this is a baseless claim.
Dangerous Rip Currents Keep Fire Rescue Busy at St. Johns County Beaches – Lifeguards and firefighters performed hundreds of rescues along Florida’s east coast this Memorial Day weekend. Dangerous surf conditions, including rip currents, resulted in at least 300 rescues […]
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Florida Charter School Lawsuit Loses Major Plaintiff – The Florida Association of School Administrators has pulled out of a lawsuit challenging the legality of Florida’s corporate tax scholarship program. According to FASA executive director Juhon Mixon, the board dropped out […]
By Ryan Jones on February 26th, 2015 | Last updated: February 26, 2015 at 3:06 pm
State seeks death penalty for Granville Ritchie in slaying of Tampa 9-year-old – Prosecutors filed a notice of intent to seek the death penalty against a man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a 9-year-old girl. Prosecutors will need to […]
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the city of Ocala for charging allegedly illegal emergency fire service user fees.
By Wade Millward on February 1st, 2014 | Last updated: February 1, 2014 at 3:28 pm
After successfully suing a Florida university over a ban on guns in vehicles, a gun rights group has turned to the University of Florida and its ban on guns in dorms.
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By Lauren Richardson on January 30th, 2014 | Last updated: January 31, 2014 at 4:48 pm
The City of Wildwood is facing a potential class-action lawsuit from residents over a user fee in their water bills from 2005 to 2011.
By Jewel Midelis on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 11:53 am
Alachua County carries high STD rate in the state – The Florida Department of Health released data revealing that Alachua County residents have the fourth highest rate of sexually transmitted diseases in Florida. The Independent Florida Alligator Florida Attorney General seeks nearly […]
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