September 26, 2002
Starving teen dies after bus trip to Fla.
The 62-pound boy said his parents fed him scraps and beat him, then sent him to search for his birth father.
Hundreds laid off on Bush's watch
The governor criticizes layoffs at Bill McBride's law firm, but at least 2,300 have lost state jobs since Jeb Bush took office.
GOP: McBride TV spot is illegal
Republicans contend that the union-backed ad amounts to an endorsement and violates campaign laws.
Experts: West Nile, polio are different
Public health officials are worried about confusion following a government report last week that found the West Nile virus had caused poliolike paralysis in a handful of patients.
Bush touts plan for teacher certification
The governor's latest education plan, to increase the number of board-certified teachers, would cost $160-million.
Protesters who put up tents in FSU walkway acquitted of trespassing
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida State University president Talbot "Sandy" D'Alemberte didn't care that students had gathered outside his office to highlight their demands that he join an activist group opposing sweatshops.
Mildly retarded teen convicted in drowning of autistic child
Charged as an adult in the death of a 5-year-old boy, the teen faces up to 15 years in prison.
Around the state
Boys' trial as adults spurs advocacy group
Man charged with killing five family members
The man said he thought at least one family member had molested his young daughter, police say.
Public school chancellor candidates still sought
TALLAHASSEE -- With just two candidates remaining for the new post of chancellor of public schools, the Florida Board of Education is seeking to enlarge the field before making its choice.