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Two former South Florida police officers turned themselves in to face felony charges over the beating of a homeless man who had been drinking outside a shopping center last month. Miami-Dade State … more
NASA is marking the 20th anniversary of the space shuttle Columbia tragedy with somber ceremonies during its annual tribute to fallen astronauts. More than 100 people gathered under a gray sky at … more
Federal authorities have charged 25 people accused of participating in a wire fraud scheme in Florida that they say created an illegal shortcut for aspiring nurses to get licensed and find … more
A man suspected of being the “pillowcase rapist” in connection with a string of South Florida rapes back in the 1980s has been convicted in one of the attacks. Miami-Dade County jurors found … more
An asteroid the size of a delivery truck will whip past Earth on Thursday night, one of the closest encounters ever recorded. NASA insists it will be a near miss. The space agency said Wednesday that … more
The leader of Florida's primary electric company is stepping down after it became embroiled in controversy. Florida Power & Light CEO Eric Silagy will step down on Feb. 15. He will be replaced by … more
After 18 years, a $1.5 billion project has officially been completed to repair a sprawling dike around Florida’s Lake Okeechobee that protects thousands of people from potentially catastrophic … more
A Florida man and woman accused of vandalizing several anti-abortion reproductive health services facilities are facing federal charges. A federal grand jury in Tampa returned an indictment last week … more
Cannons boomed and pirates galore swarmed downtown Tampa, Florida, in a prelude to this weekend’s Gasparilla Pirate Fest “invasion” and parade, expected to draw up to 500,000 revelers to the … more
Police say Ellen and Jerry Gilland had a murder-suicide plan in the works for weeks: If his unnamed illness took a turn for the worse, the 76-year-old woman would fatally shoot her terminally ill, … more
Florida's ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy will be allowed to stand until a hearing before the state Supreme Court. The court said late Monday it will hear the case, which has been part … more
A Florida man is scheduled to be executed for killing a woman after escaping from prison in 1990. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a death warrant Monday for 59-year-old Donald David Dillbeck. He … more
A federal judge in Miami has awarded $153 million in damages to the family of an exiled Venezuelan lawyer lured back home by his father’s kidnapping only to end up imprisoned for two years on … more
A woman who fatally shot her terminally ill husband inside a Florida hospital was taken into custody over the weekend after SWAT team members used a nonlethal explosive device to distract her and … more
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis reiterated the state's rejection of a proposed nationwide advanced African American studies course, saying it pushes a political agenda. At a Monday press conference, … more
An off-duty police officer fatally shot a gunman during a confrontation outside a South Florida supermarket in an encounter captured on video. Cellphone videos posted on Twitter shows that a … more
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — From selling juice at her local market in Jamaica at 11 years old to walking London Fashion Week with no modeling background, one thing has held true throughout Nadine … more
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — When Daytona International Speedway hosts the Welcome to Rockville music festival in May, some of the T-shirts and other “merch” sold by the bands will be made just … more
A U.S. congressman from Florida who was seriously injured in a tree-trimming accident in Sarasota says he has been discharged from the hospital and is recovering at home. Rep. Greg Steube says in a … more
Police say a woman shot her terminally ill husband inside a Florida hospital and then barricaded herself in his room. Daytona Beach police said they evacuated part of AdventHealth Hospital after … more
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