The state says its hiring more employees and expanding its call center.
A toddler who was the subject of an Amber Alert in both Florida and Georgia has been rescued by authorities in the Tampa Bay area and the man accused of taking him and killing three people in Georgia is in custody following a stand-off with police.
A suspect accused of hurting the mother of his child, killing three members of her family, then kidnapping their 2-year-old son has been taken into custody after a 6-hour standoff with Florida police at a busy interstate interchange in Tampa. That toddler is safe.
Wednesday marks the the first of the month, and that's usually when rent and mortgages are due for millions of people across the country.
Central Florida counties are asking their residents to "see something, say something," when it comes to COVID-19 dangers.
Dr. David Kuhn of Trinity Clinic in Ocala is opening his practice to the public by posting daily videos to the clinic’s Facebook page.
The "stay-at-home" order will begin at 12:01 a.m. on April 3rd, the executive order signed states. It will last until April 30th and limits people to only essential errands outside of home.
“Since taking the unprecedented steps of closing our theme parks and stores and suspending our cruises, we have continued to focus on ways we can make a difference during this time,” Disney said in a press release.
For the last few weeks, Kyle McBride has only been seeing his wife and four children though glass -- either a window or a computer screen.
The Florida Department of Health says the number of known cases of COVID-19 in the state has risen by 1,032 since Tuesday evening's update as the virus spreads and as more people get tested across the state.
The number of deaths related to COVID-19 in the United States topped 4,000 as of Tuesday night.
The waiting period had been among several issues raised by Democrats and labor leaders, who have complained about the unemployment-compensation system.
“The problem with the prisons is that we are a little gated community --- and once it hits there, it’s going to hit," Jim Baiardi, who leads the state corrections chapter of the Florida Police Benevolent Association, said.
The decision by a three-judge panel of the 4th District Court of Appeal was a defeat for survivors and representatives of the victims of the June 2016 shooting that killed 49 people and injured dozens of others at the gay nightclub.
Chief Capri gives info on the Daytona Beach curfew and the statewide stay at home order.
The order begins April 2 at midnight.
Stetson University said that they have identified those who may have been in contact with the student and those individuals are asked to monitor themselves for symptoms.
Eligible team members will receive a $500 bonus, payable during the first week of July.
While most Carnival cruises are only canceled through May 11, particular sailings that dated further out are being canceled. For example, all San Francisco sailings are canceled through the rest of the year.
On their website, Trader Joe's said, "All Trader Joe's Stores will be CLOSED on Easter Sunday, April 12th to give our incredible Crew Members a much needed day of rest."