ST. PETERSBURG — Forget that street sweeper. Take a rain check for the aerators to spruce up Lake Maggiore. And, while you're at it, find some other source of cash to make those city recreation centers more energy efficient.
At age 10, Levi Draheim hates math and loves reading Harry Potter books. He plays the violin but dislikes practicing. What he really enjoys is paddling a kayak or going swimming. It helps that he lives just a five-minute walk from the beach in the town of Indialantic on Florida's east coast.
There's a theory that giant crabs overwhelmed Amelia Earhart, dismembered her and carried her bones underground.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — An endangered Florida panther was struck and killed by a vehicle.
For those of us who know Florida, you know this time of year is quiet. The weather chills ever so slightly, making for perfect days at the beach. The tourists, affectionately referred to as snowbirds, aren't here yet, which makes for smaller crowds. The sun is less intense, giving us some reprieve. So the …
A remote population of frizzy-haired orangutans on the Indonesian island of Sumatra seems to be a new species of primate, scientists say.
ST. PETERSBURG — One last spat before Election Day broke out along political lines at Thursday's City Council meeting between supporters of incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman and former Mayor Rick Baker.
500 FEET ABOVE THE BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE — Biologist Darrell Land holds his left hand out flat, as if he's playing paper in a rock-paper-scissors game, then tilts it to the right. Pilot Don Graham banks the Cessna Skyhawk at a 45-degree angle and begins circling a clump of cypress trees.
Hurricane Irma didn't hurt the endangered Key deer, but it may have all but wiped out the most endangered butterfly in Florida.
CLEARWATER — Squeaky took flight before his big festival debut, disappearing into the trees before his handlers could catch him.