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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jurors will determine if a Florida man should get the death penalty or life in prison after he was convicted of killing his girlfriend and disabled daughter. The penalty phase … more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Claims by a Republican congressional candidate that another GOP hopeful plotted to kill her landed Tuesday in a Florida courtroom. Anna Paulina Luna, who plans to run … more
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials have removed 250 alligators from Disney properties in the five years since a 2-year-old boy was killed by an alligator at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, … more
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — How do astronauts do laundry in space? They don’t. They wear their underwear, gym clothes and everything else until they can’t take the filth and stink anymore, … more
MIAMI (AP) — The death of a man in federal custody who was accused of shooting at Everglades National Park rangers and police officers is the focus of an investigation. Drew C. Sikes, 37, was … more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Remember that longing you felt after an episode of “Sex and the City” to shop at the characters' favorite New York haunts and drink cosmopolitans at the same bars? … more
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World is planning an 18-month celebration in honor of its 50th anniversary. All four parks at the Lake Buena Vista, Florida, resort will take part in “The … more
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Someone in a passing car shot a man and woman as they crossed Tampa's Howard Frankland Bridge on a motorcycle early Tuesday, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The shooting … more
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A double-murder defendant acting as his own attorney in Florida wrapped up his case Monday after shouting at jurors and prosecutors and acknowledging he killed his … more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Pride parade route glowed with rainbow colors and Mardi Gras beads, some crowd-goers waved flags in anticipation of what was supposed to be a celebration of life … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Crime was down overall in Florida during 2020, but violent crime rose, according to statistics released by the state on Monday. There were 1,285 murders in Florida last … more
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Some Boy Scouts who were conducting a cleanup operation as part of an Eagle Scout project found human remains under a building in Florida's Panhandle, police said. The … more
PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — A Florida high school principal spent the last several months of the school year crafting personalized notes for each of the 459 graduates and left them on their seats to … more
WILDWOOD, Fla. (AP) — One person was killed and several others were wounded during a shooting at an annual Father's Day event in central Florida, sheriff's officials said. The shooting happened … more
MIAMI (AP) — Authorities are looking for two suspects after a police sergeant fired shots into a car she said sped toward her in the parking lot of a Miami mall. A Miami-Dade police sergeant … more
BELLEVIEW, Fla. (AP) — Six inmates were hospitalized after a transport van crashed on a Florida highway, authorities said Sunday. A box truck rear-ended the van on 1-75 near Belleview. The van … more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A member of a men’s chorus group unintentionally slammed into fellow chorists at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one member of the group and … more
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A bison hybrid who after escaping on the way to the slaughterhouse has adjusted to life in a Florida animal sanctuary. Buddy the beefalo “has fully integrated into the … more
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronauts ventured out on their second spacewalk in less than a week Sunday to install powerful new solar panels outside the International Space Station. France’s … more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — South Floridians are always on the lookout for creatures big and small, from alligators to pythons to disease-carrying mosquitoes. We can now add coyotes to that … more
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