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Multimillion-dollar Florida Lottery ticket sold in Jacksonville

A $22 million lottery ticket was sold in Duval County according to the Florida Lottery. The ticket was sold at the Circle K on St. Johns Bluff Road and the winner got 6 out of 6 numbers right in playing the Florida Lotto game. MORE: Action News Jax Investigates: How some people make a killing with s

FOX30JAX.COM - 2017-11-20 16:06:24

RJ Lorenzi

SOUTHBURY - RJ Lorenzi of Southbury passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017 with his wife, Starr, by his side. RJ was born in 1945 in Gloversville, N.Y., the youngest child of John Lorenzi and Hazel "Toots" Taylor. He attended schools in Gloversville and earned a degree in accounting at Dutchess Comm

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2017-11-20 16:59:00

Florida correctional officer faces drug charges

BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. (WTXL) - A Florida Department of Corrections officer faces charges of bringing drugs into the Calhoun Correctional Institution in Blountstown. Jesse Edward Cardwell turned himself in Friday into the Calhoun County Jail, according to a news release from the Florida Department of Cor

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-20 13:58:00

Deaths in Central Florida: 11/20

Carter Edward C., age 81, of Clermont, died Saturday, November 18, 2017. Becker Funeral Home, Clermont, FL. 352-394-7121 (www.beckerfamilyfuneral.com) Sievert William Arthur, 70, of Mt. Dora, died Sunday, November 19, 2017. Hamlin & Hilbish Funeral Directors, Eustis. www.hamlinhilbish.com Olaciregui

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

FDA Raids Florida Stores That Consumers Use To Buy Drugs From Canada

Google Maps The Food and Drug Administration last month sent criminal investigation agents with search warrants into nine storefronts across Central Florida that help customers order drugs from pharmacies in Canada and overseas at big discounts. The agents notified the store owners that importing dr

WLRN.ORG - 2017-11-20 13:47:06

WATCH: Crocodile takes stroll on Florida beach

Photo Credit: City of Hollywood HOLLYWOOD BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) - Usually, it's sharks that give people a scare at Florida beaches. But, Monday morning it was a large crocodile. The 6-foot-long croc was spotted taking a stroll on Hollywood Beach. The crocodile was seen in the area of North Surf Road

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-20 17:41:54

Crocodile hits the beach on Florida's east coast

Photo via CBS Miami HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (CBSMiami) A crowd of curious beachgoers on Hollywood Beach spotted a 6-foot-long crocodile on the sand. A CBS Miami helicopter spotted it in the surf line off Hayes Street. It wasn't moving and just letting the surf lap over it. A growing crowd of curious people

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 18:21:58

Video: Florida plane crash caught on camera

A plane crash is caught on camera in Pinellas County. (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office) Two deputies in Florida watched as a small plane crashed right in front of them. Their dashboard cameras recorded the plane, seconds before it went down. The crash happened Sunday morning as two Pinellas County

CBS12.COM - 2017-11-20 09:00:08

Frog found in water served at Florida Waffle House

A couple dining at a Florida Waffle House was not very happy when they were served a little something extra with their water. According to WCTV, the Tennessee couple were sipping on their drinks while waiting for their food when her husband eventually looked down at his glass. That's when the frog w

NBC 2 - 2017-11-20 02:22:00

Plane caught on camera crashing on Florida road

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) - A small plane crashed in unincorporated Clearwater, Florida Sunday morning. Fortunately, both the pilot and passenger survived without any injuries. The crash occurred on North Keene Road near Sunset Point Road, less than one mile from the Clearwater Airpark around 10:30 a.

WJBF.COM - 2017-11-20 15:49:31

Silver Alert issued for missing Largo man, 86

Florida Department of Law Enforcement LARGO, Fla. (WFLA) - A Florida Silver Alert was issued for an 86-year-old Frank Marion Adams of Largo. Law enforcement officials say Adams disappeared near the 11000th block of Easy Street. They believe he may be in Tallahassee and could be traveling in a 2011

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-20 00:31:39

Making the holidays happy again

Megan Dillingham is pictured with her family following Christmas Eve 2016 services. From left front are daughter, Claire, husband, Jason and daughter, Katie. Back left are son Thomas, son Jonathan and Megan Dillingham. Serving as lead pastor of First Congregational Church of Greenville makes Christm

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

FHP reminds travelers to buckle up this Thanksgiving

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Thanksgiving holiday is a peak travel period for families nationwide. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) wants all motorists to Arrive Alive this Thanksgiving holiday and is reminding motorists to buckle up before they hit the road. During the 2016 Thanksgiving holiday period,

CHIPLEY BUGLE - 2017-11-20 15:39:25

Marco Rubio: We Need to Reward Work Instead of Collecting Welfare for Having Children

Florida Senator Marco Rubio wants to start paying people for actually going to work instead of sitting at home and living off of government benefits while they have children. Rubio appeared on Fox and Friends to promote his child tax credit plan, which would increase the child tax credit to $2,000.

REDSTATE - 2017-11-20 09:30:02

Someone to know: Edra "Emmi" Fisher is up-and-comer in farming

Editor's note: "Someone To Know" is a new weekly profile future that highlights central Illinoisans who are doing interesting things. Why you should know her: Edra "Emmi" Fisher, a central Illinois native and student at Lincoln Land Community College, is an up-and-comer in the agricultural world. S

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 01:51:51

Buck shooting felon arrested on weapon charges

The Florida version of the law states, "A person who is not engaged in an unlawful activity and who is attacked in any other place where he or she has a right to be has no duty to retreat and has the right to stand his or her ground and meet force with force, including deadly force if he or she reas

WEAREGREENBAY.COM - 2017-11-20 08:26:21

Young boy killed in tragic accident on park swing set

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A young boy's death in Florida is being called a tragic accident after he became tangled in a park swing set. This weekend, Jacksonville police were called to Charles Clark Park after receiving a report of an unresponsive child. Investigators tell WFLA that 10-year-old NaShon Gr

KFOR - 2017-11-20 14:05:40

Chattanooga firefighters responding to semi fire find elephants on side of I-24

Elephants on the side of I-24 in Georgia after Chattanooga, Tennessee firefighters responded to a semi fire call. Photo submitted to FOX 17 Nashville.{ } CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--Chattanooga firefighters responding to a semi fire call on I-24 Monday found more than just a fire, they found elephants on th

FOX17.COM - 2017-11-20 10:08:09

Northbound Florida's Turnpike closed in St. Lucie County after semi crash

All northbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike are closed after a semi crash Monday morning near the State Road 70 exit in St. Lucie County. The crash was reported at about 6:45 a.m. Southbound lanes are open. It's unclear if anyone was hurt. All northbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike are closed after a

WPTV - 2017-11-20 12:22:38

Dash cam video of small plane making crash landing in Clearwater | Miami Herald

What is the estate tax and who does it benefit? You may have heard about the debate over the federal estate tax lately. Some Republican lawmakers want it changed or scrapped entirely. Here are three things you need to know about what's on the books now. National Police release new video of sus

MIAMI HERALD - 2017-11-20 08:00:00