Safety

Weather officials say stricter safety policies have reduced the number of fatal lightning strikes in Florida.

There are nearly two million gun licenses in Florida but figuring out exactly how many guns are in the state is a more challenging figure to extract. Florida, like most states, does not require gun owners to register their weapons. 

Making Your Water Safe After Irma

Sep 15, 2017

Several Florida counties - and some Tampa Bay area communities - remain under boil water notices after Hurricane Irma. The Florida Department of Health has tips for people living in those places.

One person has died and three others are being treated at a hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning from an electric generator in Daytona Beach, the fourth such death as people across the state wait for power to be restored after Hurricane Irma.

Florida’s correctional facilities are no longer under lockdown and prisoner visitation has now been restored.

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