Parkland Students Begin School Year, With Tightened SecurityStudents at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to a more secure campus on Wednesday as they began their first new school year since a gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building. But some say they still won't feel protected despite $6.5 million in security enhancements, including 18 safety monitors, new classroom locks and upgraded video surveillance.
9 Dolphins Found Dead, Experts Believe 'Red Tide' Is Killing WildlifeNine dead bottlenose dolphins found in Sarasota County are believed to be victims of a deadly organism blooming in the waters of Florida's Gulf coast.
Police: Woman Arrested After Hiding Stolen Meat In Her PantsPolice in Florida say a woman's shopping trip to Publix ended in the meat department after she tried to steal several steaks by hiding them in her pants.
Watch: Herd Of Cows Chases Suspect Into Police CustodyA group of cows decided to chase down and herd the woman into custody after she invaded their field.
Mom Says 'Dragon's Breath' Cereal Treats Sent Her Son To The HospitalIt's called Dragon's Breath. The trendy dessert infuses treats like cereal with liquid nitrogen, causing the eater to blow smoke when the food enters their mouth.
Teacher Quits Job To Become A Personal Shopper, Doubles His SalaryA Florida teacher quit his job after he found a way to double his annual salary: shop for other people.
VIDEO: Driver Catches Man Clinging To Back Of Moving BusAn unidentified man was caught clinging to the Broward County Transit bus's air vents as he balanced precariously on the vehicle's bumper.
Teen Infected By Hookworms After Being Buried In Beach SandA Tennessee teen and several other people visiting a Florida beach have been infected with hookworms.
Mayoral Candidate Takes Phone Call From God During Live DebateA Florida man had a "conversation" with God while on stage during a Florida mayoral debate.
Police Chief Punished For 'Puffy Nipples' Comment To Female OfficerA Florida police chief has been ordered to go through sexual harassment training after an investigation into comments he made about a female officer's nipples.
'Have It Your Way': Burger King Customer Cuts Line, Makes Her Own FoodTwo Jacksonville Burger King employees were reportedly fired after allowing the female customer to get out of line and start making food in the fast food shop's kitchen.
Man Dies Of Bacterial Infection After Eating Oysters In RestaurantHealth officials say the customer was exposed to a bacterial infection known as Vibrio vulnificus and died just two days after visiting the Sarasota eatery.