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Alabama, Kansas State Lead Latest BCS Standings

Alabama, Kansas State Lead Latest BCS Standings

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In the latest edition of the BCS standings, the defending National Champions continue to have a strangle hold on the number one spot.
One night after putting on a tremendous comeback victory on the road against LSU,…

Paul Ryan Says ‘Florida is Everything,’ Adopts Romney Habit of Age Guessing

Paul Ryan Says ‘Florida is Everything,’ Adopts Romney Habit of Age Guessing

Scott Legato/Getty Images(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — Paul Ryan wrapped up a marathon four-stop, five-state day at an outdoor rally at the Panama City marina Saturday acknowledging to the crowd that “Florida is everything.”“Mitt Romney and …

Obama Wraps Historic TV Ad Campaign with Florida, Virginia Buy

Obama Wraps Historic TV Ad Campaign with Florida, Virginia Buy

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — The Obama campaign on Friday placed its final ad buy of the 2012 election cycle, purchasing TV airtime in two Florida markets and four Virginia markets, a campaign official told ABC News. The mile…

South Florida Voters Waiting Four Hours to Vote Early

South Florida Voters Waiting Four Hours to Vote Early

Comstock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — Voters in some parts of Florida are waiting as long as four hours to cast their ballots before early voting ends Saturday night.The Miami-Dade County Election Department was reporting early voting wait times in excess of o…

Ryan Stumps in Wisconsin; Clinton, Biden, Romney and Obama Follow

Ryan Stumps in Wisconsin; Clinton, Biden, Romney and Obama Follow

File photo. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)(EAU CLAIRE, Wis.) — Paul Ryan is calling his home state of Wisconsin the “epicenter of this decision,” and the entire campaign seems to agree.Four years ago Barack Obama won the state by 14 points, bu…

Florida Youth Football Coaches Allegedly Bet on Own Games

Florida Youth Football Coaches Allegedly Bet on Own Games

Pictured left to right: Brandon Bivins, Darron Bostic and Dave Small (Broward County Sheriff’s Office)(MIAMI) — Nine men have been arrested in Broward County, Fla., and charged with felony bookmaking for illegally gambling on youth football games, as …

Florida Youth Football Coaches Allegedly Bet on Own Games

Florida Youth Football Coaches Allegedly Bet on Own Games

Pictured left to right: Brandon Bivins, Darron Bostic and Dave Small (Broward County Sheriff’s Office)(MIAMI) — Nine men have been arrested in Broward County, Fla., and charged with felony bookmaking for illegally gambling on youth football games, as …

Ryan Cancels Events, Tells Florida Voters to Keep Their Northern Neighbors in Their Prayers

Ryan Cancels Events, Tells Florida Voters to Keep Their Northern Neighbors in Their Prayers

Steve Pope/Getty Images(FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla.) — At his only event of the day Monday after the other two were canceled due to Hurricane Sandy, Paul Ryan began his rally in this storm-prone state asking the crowd of about 2,000 to send their, “p…

Sandy Hits Cuba as Category 2 Hurricane, Heads North Toward Florida

Sandy Hits Cuba as Category 2 Hurricane, Heads North Toward Florida

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Hurricane Sandy picked up speed overnight before making landfall in Cuba early Thursday morning as a Category 2 hurricane.  With winds of 110 mph, the storm was just 1 mph shy of hitting the Caribbean island as a …

‘Mystery Monkey’ Captured in Florida

‘Mystery Monkey’ Captured in Florida

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TAMPA, Fla.) — The mystery monkey of Tampa Bay, who became a local celebrity, has been captured after spending two years on the lam.Officials from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission waited four hours for the w…

Florida’s ‘Superthief’ Charged with Sexual Attacks from 1970s

Florida’s ‘Superthief’ Charged with Sexual Attacks from 1970s

Broward County Sheriff’s Office(NEW YORK) — A Florida convict known as the “Superthief” has been arrested and charged with two armed sexual assaults from the 1970s, and authorities are investigating whether he could be a serial rapist that has eluded …

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/20/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/20/12

Banana Stock/ Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NCAAF:  (1) Alabama (7-0) creamed Tennessee (3-4), 44-13.
(2) Florida (7-0) clobbered (7) South Carolina (6-2), 44-11.
(4) Kansas State (7-0) devoured West Virginia (5-2), 55-14.
(5) Notre Dame (7-0) edged B…

Paul Ryan Fundraises with ’47 Percent’ Host

Paul Ryan Fundraises with ’47 Percent’ Host

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) — Mitt Romney has been trying to distance himself from his infamous “47 percent” comments since they were leaked last month, but his ticket is not distancing itself from the man at whose …

Joe Biden Channels Newt Gingrich to Attack Ryan’s Budget

Joe Biden Channels Newt Gingrich to Attack Ryan’s Budget

ABC News(SUN CITY CENTER, Fla.) — While going for the jugular on Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget plans, Vice President Joe Biden borrowed words from former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who’d called the Wisconsin congressman’s budget proposa…

Paul Ryan Uses Bill Clinton’s Words Against His Democratic Opponents

Paul Ryan Uses Bill Clinton’s Words Against His Democratic Opponents

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(FORT MYERS, Fla.) — Paul Ryan responded to comments President Bill Clinton made Thursday while stumping for President Barack Obama, using them as ammunition aimed right back at his Democratic opponents.“The president a…

Paul Ryan Courts Women After ‘Binders Full of Women’ Comment

Paul Ryan Courts Women After ‘Binders Full of Women’ Comment

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(OCALA, Fla.) — The courting of female voters has intensified since Mitt Romney and Barack Obama’s debate Tuesday, with the candidates pivoting to focus on women after Romney’s “binders full of …

SC Running Back Lattimore May Not Play Against Florida

SC Running Back Lattimore May Not Play Against Florida

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(COLUMBIA, S.C.) — South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier says star running back Marcus Lattimore may not play this Saturday against No. 3 Florida.
“Marcus Lattimore did not practice again today (Wednesday). I don’t know h…

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Seek Changes to ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Seek Changes to ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Image(SANFORD, Fla.) — The parents of Trayvon Martin have launched a campaign to change the “stand your ground” law being used as a defense by the man who killed their son in February.Trayvon Martin was unarmed when he was shot …

Mystery of Giant Eyeball That Washed Ashore in Florida Solved

Mystery of Giant Eyeball That Washed Ashore in Florida Solved

Carli Segelson/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — Those who spent the weekend waiting impatiently for the mystery of the softball-sized eyeball in Florida to be solved can now start the week with a sigh of relief…

Giant Eyeball Washes Ashore in Florida

Giant Eyeball Washes Ashore in Florida

Carli Segelson/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission(POMPANO BEACH, Fla.) — Staring out at the ocean is a favorite pastime for beach-goers everywhere. But not many folks are accustomed to the ocean staring back.However, that’s just what ha…

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