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Florida, Texas execute convicted killers
Elroy Chester, 43, was put to death at a Texas state prison and William Van Poyck, 58, at a prison in Florida, officials from both states said. They were the 14th and 15th inmates executed in the United States this year. Van Poyck, who was ...
Hundreds of state prison staffers owed comp time, back pay
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida’s prison system, still grappling with a chronic deficit, must give $600,000 in money or extra time off to hundreds of employees who were not paid for part of the time they were on duty. The Department of Corrections has ...
Study: Increasing technology in cars decreases road safety
Tallahassee, Florida - The latest gadgets packed into your new car's dashboard almost make it look like the cockpit of the space shuttle, but all that technology could be putting your life at risk. A new study from AAA finds voice-activated technologies in ...
FSU WR Greg Dent released on $15,000 bail after hearing on sex assault charges
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida State senior receiver Greg Dent made his first court appearance Monday morning after being arrested and charged Sunday night with sexual assault on a victim 12 years of age or older with physical force but no damage.
Florida changing yellow light times for traffic signals
Tallahassee, Florida - Florida has started resetting the length of yellow lights at intersections across the state, hoping it will help make roads safer. A new report for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials encourages ...
FSU pitcher, DeLand native Luke Weaver to compete for Team USA
TALLAHASSEE — Florida State pitcher and DeLand native Luke Weaver accepted an invitation earlier this week to compete with the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team this summer. His acceptance was announced Tuesday by USA Baseball.