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The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration quietly removed its top official in Mexico last year over improper contact with lawyers for major narcotraffickers. Nicholas Palmeri’s socializing and … more
An optional training class on diversity for faculty at a central Florida public college has been canceled so administrators can ensure it complies with a new state law known as the “Stop Woke” … more
A comet is streaking back our way after 50,000 years. NASA says the dirty snowball last visited during Neanderthal times. It will come within 26 million miles of Earth on Wednesday before speeding … more
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
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