Florida's leading gubernatorial candidates are both making a stop in the Tampa Bay area on Labor Day. More>>
Reductions in Florida's motor vehicle registration fees are set to take effect on September 1.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising more tax cuts if he wins a second term. More>>
The incident report filled out by deputies regarding Jameis Winston’s theft of crab legs doesn’t paint the picture of a forgetful shopper. An LCSO report seems to say the quarterback was evading defenders off the field. More>>
Florida's gubernatorial race - now officially in the general election campaign phase - is already on the national radar as a race to watch."There's no question this race is important nationally, Florida's a bellwether state," said Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who attended Crist's primary night party in Fort Lauderdale. More>>
Florida Democrats appeared poised Tuesday to select former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in a nationally watched race that's part of an unlikely political comeback for Crist. More>>
Governor Rick Scott has been nominated as the GOP candidate for Florida's governor's race, according to the Associated Press.Governor Rick Scott has made the following statement regarding tonight's primary election results:“The next few months are about talk versus action. That means Florida will have a choice between a governor who sent our state into a tailspin and a governor who gets results. Charlie Crist failed as governor, lost 830,000 jobs, and tried to run off to Washington – and now ... More>>
Florida's candidates for governor are on the road for the state's primary day.Democrat Charlie Crist is expected to greet supporters in Boynton Beach before heading to an election night party in Fort Lauderdale. He toured the state in Monday, making stops in Tampa and Jacksonville. More>>
Polls open at 7 a.m. Tuesday morning for the primary races. People have already been voting in record numbers. More>>
On a final push for votes and momentum before the primary election, former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist made a quick stop in Tampa on Monday in a swing across the state. More>>
Charlie Crist stopped by a Tampa field office Monday, greeting supporters on a final campaign swing around the state before Tuesday's primary election.Crist took photos with supporters and made a few calls to voters, joking with a volunteer who switched reading glasses with him so he could see the printout he was using.Crist is taking on former state Sen. Nan Rich in the Democratic primary. More>>
Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that he will propose an increase in per-pupil funding for Florida students if he is elected to a second term. His proposal calls for a $232 boost in per-student spending to $7,126. Scott and potential political opponent Charlie Crist have traded barbs on education in recent weeks, with Crist launching a bus tour around the state he called “Restore the Cuts.”Scott's proposal tops the ... More>>
Tuesday's primary election will be the final decision on some races across the Tampa Bay region.Although primaries are often thought of as precursors to the general election, some contests won't make it that far. More>>
With a toss of a football, Charlie Crist boarded the bus in Orlando. “On to victory,” Crist announced, as he headed to his seat. It's a campaign tour that might have seemed improbable just a few years ago. But the former governor is on the campaign trail again, trying to win over voters to win back his old job in Tallahassee. More>>
Web ads can be cheaper, offer a way to link to a place to donate and give campaigns the opportunity to see who is watching and clicking on them. More>>
Gov. Rick Scott has a 3-point lead over Democrat Charlie Crist, heading into the week before the primary election, according to the latest News Channel 8 poll. More>>
A website is causing some confusion in Hernando County in the days leading up to the primary election.
Arriving to newly-planted Crist campaign signs, former Gov. Charlie Crist and his wife voted Monday morning in downtown St. Petersburg, Crist's home town. More>>
If you stopped in a Tampa Bay brewery over the past week, you might have run into a Florida candidate for governor. Adrian Wyllie, a Libertarian, visited multiple breweries in the Bay area as part of his statewide craft brew tour. More>>
Charlie Crist's campaign bus tour didn't go as planned on Thursday. More>>
Charlie Crist arrived for a campaign stop in Orlando on Thursday in a yellow school bus to highlight his education plan and criticize Gov. Rick Scott's education funding during his time in office. More>>
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn says he will not endorse anyone in Florida's gubernatorial race. More>>
Some consumers who bought health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's Marketplace are now being asked to provide financial information because of “income inconsistencies” with data from the IRS. More>>
Gov. Rick Scott stopped in the Tampa Bay area on Wednesday as part of a campaign swing focusing on environmental issues. Scott calls the tour “Let's Keep Florida Beautiful.”He is proposing spending $1 billion on springs restoration and “alternative water supply.” More>>
Florida's gubernatorial race tightened and Democrat Charlie Crist lost his lead in the latest News Channel 8 poll.Gov. Rick Scott has a two-point lead in the latest poll released Tuesday, showing him up 45-43 over Crist. More>>
"I think that for whatever reason she wants to blame everything that's occurred in her life maybe on someone else," said State Attorney Jerry Hill.
Democrat Charlie Crist is back with a four-point lead over Republican Gov. Rick Scott in the gubernatorial race, according to the latest News Channel 8 poll. More>>
An 8 On Your Side investigation into why legitimate patients can't get their mediation led dozens of other patients to step forward. More>>
Chronic pain patients who really need the medicine often can't get it.
Charlie Crist holds onto a narrow lead over Gov. Rick Scott in Florida’s gubernatorial race, according to a new WFLA poll released on Tuesday. More>>