The Florida Highway Patrol defended its role in a fiery multi-car crash on Florida's Interstate 75 in Gainesville, where 11 people died and 46 were injured due to heavy fog and smoke from a nearby fire.
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said Wednesday that an illegal immigrant who was injured and lost most of her family in Sunday's multivehicle wreck in Florida will not face deportation.
Florida authorities had reopened a section of Interstate 75 barely half an hour before a pileup on the smoke-shrouded highway that killed 10 people over the weekend, a state Highway Patrol spokesman said Monday.
The Florida case of a trooper ticketing a Miami police officer in his squad car for driving 120 miles per hour "is a simple misunderstanding that has been blown out of proportion," the officer's attorney said Friday.
A Miami police officer in a marked squad car has been charged with reckless driving, accused of zigzagging through Florida Turnpike traffic at more than 120 miles an hour so that he could be on time for his off-duty job, the Florida Highway Patrol said Saturday.
After three failed efforts by troopers to meet with him in the aftermath of his November 27 auto accident, golfer Tiger Woods met with the Florida Highway Patrol five days later -- after they'd closed the case and decided to cite him for careless driving.
State troopers arrived at the home of Tiger Woods on Saturday to interview the pro golfer and his wife about a car crash near his home but were told the couple was not available to talk as scheduled, a spokeswoman for the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Imagine this: It's a gorgeous spring day in Miami and you're thoroughly tempted to lower the top of your rental car and push the power pedal a little too hard in a bid to break free from the traffic crush on the Palmetto.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - PGA Tour player Arjun Atwal estimated he was going 80 mph in a 45 mph zone just before a car speeding next to him flipped and killed its driver, documents from the Florida Highway Patrol show.
Investigators are sifting through garbage cans collected at exits and rest areas, reviewing 55 surveillance tapes from toll plazas, and studying bullets and bullet fragments to determine who killed a family along the Florida Turnpike.
Seven children, including an infant, died Wednesday when a tractor-trailer rear-ended their car near Gainesville, Florida, slamming it into the rear of a school bus that had stopped to let children off.
The teenager sentenced to life in prison for the 1999 death of a 6-year-old girl when he himself was 12 signed a plea deal Sunday that will get him out of prison soon, but leave him under house arrest for a year and on probation for a decade, his mother told CNN.