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Vehicles approach the George Washington Bridge toll plaza - Fort Lee, NJ - Sep 23, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Florida Man Accused Of Trying To Avoid Tolls At GWB

Busted at the bridge. A driver has been accused of going to great lengths to avoid paying tolls.

11/03/2013

Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Mets Top Florida 3-1, Split Doubleheader

Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed two hits in seven innings for his first major league win in more than a year, and the New York Mets got back-to-back homers from Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda to beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Saturday night for a doubleheader split.

09/14/2013

Diana Nyad speaks to reporters before her latest attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida. (credit: Getty Images)

Diana Nyad’s Historic Swim Inspires Baby Boomers

She swam nonstop for 53 grueling hours, but told her support team that at one point, swimming through the night almost broke her. Almost.

09/03/2013

US swimmer Diana Nyad begins her attempt to swim in a three-day non-stop journey from Havana to Florida at the Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club, in Havana on August 31, 2013. (credit: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Native, Endurance Swimmer Diana Nyad Finishes Historic Cuba-Florida Swim

With her lips and tongue swollen, U.S. endurance swimmer and New York City native Diana Nyad completed her attempt to become the first person to swim the treacherous waters from Cuba to Key West without a shark cage on Monday.

09/02/2013

Large Sinkhole Appears In Resort Villa In Florida

New Jersey Man Watches As Sinkhole Wrecks Building At Florida Resort

A New Jersey man Monday night recalled the terrifying experience of watching a building partially collapse into a sinkhole in a resort near Orlando, Fla.

08/12/2013

Willie Cauley-Stein of the Kentucky Wildcats (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s SEC Offseason Notebook

Who will lead Kentucky? It’s going to be one of the major questions surrounding this team, and it will be one of the keys to the Wildcats potentially winning their second national title in three seasons.

08/12/2013

American Airlines planes on the tarmac (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: LI Flight Attendant Suing American Airlines Over Bizarre Accusations

Witnesses, including a pilot, apparently reported that Giambattista had a live pet in her pocket, among other places, prior to and during a flight from St. Martin to Miami in February according to papers filed in Brooklyn Federal Court.

07/07/2013

Justo Santos (Miami PD)

Accused Killer Back In New York Following Online Manhunt

Justo Santos arrived in the City on Friday night in handcuffs, he was tracked down by the victim’s daughter.

06/15/2013

Farmers on Long Island said that wet June weather has been bad for this year's strawberry crop. (Credit CBS 2)

Wet June Causing Poor Growing Conditions On Long Island Strawberry Farms

June is the peak season for strawberries on Easter Long Island, but farmers said that this month has been more like November.

06/14/2013

Newark Liberty International Airport

JetBlue Flight Diverted To Newark After Being Struck By Lightning

A plane heading from Boston to West Palm Beach, Fla., was struck by lightning late Friday and had to make an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport.

06/08/2013

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Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!

05/28/2013

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Most Comfortable Wilderness Retreats In South Florida

This “Best Of” list offers options to explore the abundant wilderness in and around South Florida, while enjoying the comforts of home or a hotel.

05/22/2013

Powerball

Winning Powerball Ticket Sold In Tampa Bay Suburb

Someone in Florida has struck it very rich, as a Powerball ticket worth a record $590.5 million was sold at a grocery store in a Tampa Bay area suburb.

05/19/2013

Mike Moser (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Moser’s Decision, Auburn Upgrade & More

UNLV transfer Mike Moser is down to Gonzaga, Oregon and Washington, and will likely make a decision by the end of the week, according to a source close to the situation.

05/02/2013

Christophe Varidel of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles reacts in the second half while taking on the San Diego State Aztecs during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Center on March 24, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer; Predictions, Key Matchups & More

Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.

03/29/2013

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