• Escaped work-release inmate from Va. is captured in Fla.

    Authorities say an escaped work-release inmate from Henrico County, Virginia, has been captured in Florida, three days after he removed his GPS monitoring device and fled the state.

  • Florida woman faces felony charge over sea turtle antics posted online

    WASHINGTON — A Florida woman’s antics with a sea turtle proved no joke when she was arrested Saturday. Stephanie Marie Moore had been wanted since July, after pictures appearing to show two women ‘riding’ a sea turtle went viral online.…

  • Florida police horse has penchant for painting (Video)

    WASHINGTON — You’ve heard of painted horses — but have you heard about the painting horse? And you’ve heard of the Horse of a Different Color — but have you heard about the horse who…

  • 1 child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash

    A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, killing a girl and injuring 14 others, at least a dozen of them children, and authorities were searching for the driver of an SUV who they say started the crash, officials said.

  • Florida man forgets cocaine is illegal

    A 46-year-old man was arrested for possession of cocaine in Florida
    Sunday, but said he did not know that the drug was illegal.

  • Boy finds bear napping in his house (Video)

    A 7-year-old boy in Naples, Fla., realized a bear was taking a nap in the enclosed front porch of his family\’s home. The bear eventually wandered off.

  • Auto Train offers an alternative to driving to Florida

    The Auto Train, which travels from Lorton, Va.
    Sanford, Fla., is one of the region\’s most
    forms of
    transportation, combining mass transit and
    America\’s love of the automobile.