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June 5, 2013
Powerball winner Gloria C. Mackenzie, 84, left, leaves the lottery office escorted by her son, Scott Mackenzie, after claiming a single lump-sum payment of about $370.9 million before taxes on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, in Tallahassee, Fla. Officials say she is the largest sole lottery winner in U.S. history. She did not speak to reporters outside lottery headquarters, leaving in a silver Ford Focus with family members. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
Video: Florida senior claims $590 million Powerball jackpot, largest ever
June 5, 2013 - 3:54pm
May 22, 2013
Police officers block the entrance to an apartment complex where man was fatally shot, Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Orlando, Fla. The FBI says the man, being questioned by authorities in the Boston bombing probe, was fatally shot when he initiated a violent confrontation. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
FBI: Man fatally shot in Boston bombing probe
May 22, 2013 - 9:31am
March 18, 2013
UCF: Student who killed self was planning attack
March 18, 2013 - 4:17pm
Weapons, explosives found in dorm on Fla. campus
March 18, 2013 - 11:31am
March 1, 2013
Family members console each other near the home where Jeff Bush disappeared as a large sinkhole opened under the bedroom of his house on Friday, March 1, 2013, in Seffner, Fla. Jeremy Bush told rescue crews he heard a loud crash near midnight Thursday, then heard his brother screaming. There's been no contact with Jeff Bush since then, and neighbors on both sides of the home have been evacuated. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Fla. man swallowed by sinkhole, presumed dead
March 1, 2013 - 3:35pm
February 22, 2013
Cartoon: By Ed Fischer - Lars in Florida
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Rural Spicer, Minn., man drowns in Lake Florida
July 12, 2012 - 12:03pm
January 24, 2012
Traveling Tod blogs about travel news and experiences at Top U.S. vacation destinations for 2012
January 24, 2012 - 9:22am
July 17, 2010
Dr. Dean Lindquist, D.D.S., explores the waters of Florida Lake in a cedar strip kayak he crafted of his own hand. He enrolled in a boat building class offered by Ted Moores of Bear Mountain Boats, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Hand-crafted kayaks lead to music of the outdoors
July 17, 2010 - 12:00am
Florida father accused of throwing boiling water on his adult son during an argument
May 17, 2010 - 7:55am
April 8, 2010
Ricky Nolasco
Rule change confuses Marlins' Nolasco
April 8, 2010 - 12:00am
January 22, 2010
Fla. woman allegedly steals car on first day out of prison, saying she was going on beer run
January 22, 2010 - 11:14am
July 2, 2009
Eurasian watermilfoil found in Lake Florida
July 2, 2009 - 9:22am
June 6, 2009
A trailer carrying 38,000 pounds of Jennie-O turkey breast separated from a semi on Kandiyohi County Road 5 near the intersection of Highway 29, west of Lake Florida, at 12:30 a.m. Friday, tipping over into the ditch and spilling piles of meat. The trailer was totaled, but Sgt. Gary Wyffels of the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office wasn't sure about the damage to the semi. The semi driver suffered no injuries. "I suppose there were several fatalities, but they died before the crash," said Wyffels, referri...
Turkey trailer takes bit of a tumble
June 6, 2009 - 12:00am
May 5, 2009
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service holds a controlled burn Monday near the intersection of Kandiyohi County roads 5 and 27. The burn was one of several in the area done to eliminate trees and matted grass from the Florida Slough Waterfowl Production Area. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Fire in the sky
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am