Disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison for operating a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme using faked legal settlements.
Pensacola Beach will welcome the opening of Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Hotel next week. Buffett said the oil spill will not delay the opening.
Tar balls have been seen near Pensacola Beach, Florida as the BP Gulf oil spill continues a month and a half after the Deepwater Horizon well explosion.
The BP oil spill is moving eastward, threatening beaches like Pensacola, Fla., as oil balls wash ashore and Gulf animals die at unusually high rates.
Deepwater drilling and Louisiana are synonymous. Despite the BP oil spill, the industry is still seen as delivering lifeblood.
Primary election results from Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Arkansas give a snapshot view of the state of the electorate.
Joe Sestak and Rand Paul defeat incumbents with high-level endorsements.
Rand Paul says he'll stick with his Tea Party-approved anti-federal government message after capturing Kentucky's GOP Senate nomination Tuesday night.
New forecasts suggest that the loop current could carry the Gulf oil spill to Florida beaches within the next eight to 10 days. After that, it could reach the Atlantic Ocean.