KENANSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a worker at a central Florida ecotourism attraction was injured in an alligator attack.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that 46-year-old Sergio Hernandez was removing plants in a pond at Forever Florida in Osceola County last week when an alligator attacked. Officials say the animal took a chunk out of Hernandez's leg, an injury that required surgery.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — More than a dozen of the major Republican presidential candidates have participated in a candidate's forum in New Hampshire.
All but three of the 17 hopefuls took part and without exception, aimed their criticism at Democrats instead of each other during the two-hour event. The format featured individual question-and-answer sessions before an audience in Manchester. They addressed several contentious issues including immigration and abortion....
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A fire chief says a worker has died after being stung by bees that swarmed a Southern California construction site.
Riverside Battalion Chief Tony Perna says three construction workers were stung Monday morning when a contractor was grading a parking lot. Perna says the grader struck an underground sprinkler control vault that housed a bee hive.
Workers say the bees began swarming and the crew panicked and started to run. Two...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will begin reviewing the disability status of Marines who developed cancers and other conditions due to exposure to chemicals that contaminated the water at Camp Lejeune (luh-ZHERN') for more than 30 years.
An announcement from VA on Monday said the move is in addition to the health care it provides for more than a dozen conditions to eligible veterans who were stationed at the North Carolina base for at least...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say they've canceled an Amber Alert for a missing 21-month-old boy and are investigating the disappearance of Lonzie Barton as a homicide.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office released surveillance video Monday showing the car of the mother's boyfriend, 32-year-old William Ebron, heading toward where the vehicle was eventually found abandoned and then Ebron running back toward his apartment.
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has turned down an extradition request from Poland for a Russian art dealer living in New York.
The judge on Monday rejected the request to extradite Alexander Khochinskiy. He faces charges in Poland accusing him of refusing to turn over an 18th-century painting taken from a Polish museum by the Nazis during World War II.
The art dealer was arrested at his Manhattan apartment in February at the request of Polish...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police in St. Petersburg say a man who tried to carjack an unmarked police car was surprised by two detectives, who arrested him after he tried to run.
A St. Petersburg police report said the undercover detectives were sitting in their vehicle last week when 27-year-old Dominique Albert of the Tampa Bay area opened a passenger door while armed with a steak knife.
Both detectives yelled "police" and one drew his gun as...