The human head weighs about a dozen pounds. But as the neck bends forward and down, the weight on the cervical spine begins to increase. At a 15-degree angle, this weight is about 27 pounds, at 30 degrees it's 40 pounds, at 45 degrees it's 49 pounds, and at 60 degrees it's 60 pounds.
Musical guests Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson supplied the most entertaining moments on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. But "Weekend Update" delivered the headline-making material.
TALLAHASSEE — Go, Florida State!
Investigators from the State Fire Marshal's Office are trying to determine the cause of a fire and explosion at an Orange County auto shop early Saturday morning.
Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting near Eustis in Lake County, officials said.
There was no repeat from a season ago.
Saturday’s rain at the UCF football game didn’t prevent Bill Ferrante from watching the game while he sought shelter. The action was streaming to his smartphone via a new technology developed by a Central Florida tech company, imediaReach.
As fans are gearing up for today's 35th annual Florida Classic, the family of the FAMU drummer killed during a 2011 hazing event turned out to spread the anti-hazing message.
Former Apopka Mayor John Land died this morning after suffering a stroke Friday night, a family friend said.
A skateboarder riding in the road was killed near Lakeland Saturday, a Polk County sheriff's spokesman said.
Two men were shot outside Venue 578 Sunday morning, police said, with one victim in critical condition.
An uneasy quiet settled over Ferguson, Mo., on Saturday evening after another day without a decision from a grand jury on whether to bring charges against a white police officer for fatally shooting a black teen.
A lawsuit filed Friday alleges the Casselberry police chief sent sexually explicit text messages to two female officers and made racially charged comments to a male Hispanic officer.
Comedian Bill Cosby spoke out against a wave of sexual assault allegations but told a Florida publication he does not have to "answer to innuendos."
Erika Maier's family thought she was "nuts" for spending nearly $200 for her Thanksgiving turkey. But once the mother of two served the slow-roasted bird garnished with butter, salt and pepper to her 19-member family last year, they instantly begged for leftovers.
Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms offenses, a law enforcement official told Reuters.
You can hide reality for only so long.
Wade will sit out his 5th consecutive game due to a hamstring injuryWade will sit out his 5th consecutive game due to a hamstring injury
Former Apopka Mayor John Land was hospitalized Friday night apparently after suffering a stroke on his way home from a banquet where he received a lifetime achievement award, a family friend confirmed.
Disney enthusiasts have the opportunity to step back in time this weekend at the Destination D: Attraction Rewind event at Disney's Contemporary Resort.
The Orlando area should expect clouds and a chance of showers throughout most of the day, but there is a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
About 24 hours removed from one of the biggest comebacks in franchise history, the Orlando Magic faded down the stretch Saturday, falling to the Miami Heat 99-92 at Amway Center.
Former Dr. Phillips standout Dee Hart continued to revitalize his college football career -- in a big way -- Saturday.
Bethune-Cookman didn't want to play a second overtime in the newly renovated Citrus Bowl.
A Florida sheriff's deputy was killed and a fellow officer was wounded Saturday in an ambush while responding to a house fire in Tallahassee, law enforcement officials said.
The 18th Judicial Circuit is small. It's made up of Seminole and Brevard counties and has just 43 judges, about 4 percent of the state's total, yet there's one area where it leads the state: Judges formally charged with ethics violations.
Worried that students will struggle on Florida's new standardized tests, the Orange County school district has agreed its teachers won't be judged on those results for the next two years.
A 40-year-old man was killed and his wife was arrested on Mable Butler Avenue Friday night, an Orlando Police spokeswoman said.
The damage done to Bill Cosby's career in recent days has few precedents.
A rainy weekend could precede a rainy week, according to the National Weather Service.