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A sheriff says the University of Florida pre-med student charged in the weekend stabbing death of his mother had no history of mental illness or substance abuse. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd … more
The Florida Highway Patrol says a woman who said she was going on a God-directed shooting spree because of the solar eclipse shot two drivers. The department said the 22-year-old Georgia woman … more
An appellate court has granted Disney’s request for a two-month pause in its federal lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his appointees to Walt Disney World’s governing district. The … more
A 21-year-old college student is charged with first-degree murder after Florida authorities say he drove to his mother’s home and stabbed her multiple times because she got on his nerves. Emmanuel … more
A grieving father who lost his son, Jacob Flickinger, after Israeli airstrikes killed seven World Central Kitchen aid workers spoke to U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken with a clear message. … more
A security guard was killed and a police officer shot before other officers killed a gunman in a shootout at a Miami-area shopping center. Doral police say the gunfire began early Saturday at … more
A wildfire in the Florida Panhandle has destroyed one home and damaged at least 15 others. The Florida Forest Service says the fire near Pensacola was more than 60% contained as of Friday. It broke … more
A judge has permanently ordered an Orlando city commissioner to stop interacting with a 96-year-old constituent that she is legally accused of defrauding. Circuit Judge Heather Higbee ordered the … more
A gunfight at a suburban Miami bar has left two people dead and seven injured. Investigators say a fight broke out around 3:30 a.m. Saturday at a bar in Doral, Florida. Miami-Dade Police Detective … more
Federal job safety officials are beginning their investigation into the collapse of a crane in downtown Fort Lauderdale that killed a worker. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on … more
Officials say one person was killed and two others were hospitalized when a section of crane fell from a building in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue says crews were in the … more
NASA says it’s investigating whether an object that crashed into the roof of a home in southwest Florida last month came from the international space station. Workers for the space agency picked up … more
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott is spending millions of campaign dollars on ads focused on Florida’s Hispanic voters. In recent years, these voters have often supported Republicans and been critical to GOP … more
The youngest children of an octogenarian couple who were killed inside their Florida home say they are mystified as to why anyone would harm their parents. Kim Melvin Hill and Tonya Mitchell told … more
Democrats hope that a ballot measure seeking to preserve abortion rights will put Florida back in play as the nation’s largest presidential swing state. On Monday, the state Supreme Court energized … more
The Florida Supreme Court has upheld the state’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Monday's ruling means a subsequently passed six-week ban can soon take effect. The court that was … more
Florida residents are raising concerns about family and friends in Haiti amid ongoing violence in the Caribbean island nation. Cosy Joseph, of Boynton Beach, Florida, runs a foundation that has … more
The Florida Supreme Court will allow the state’s voters in November to decide whether to protect abortion rights and legalize recreational use of marijuana. The rulings Monday reject Attorney … more
Police fatally shot a man at a South Florida home Saturday. WPLG-TV reports that the Homestead Police Department identified the deceased man as 34-year-old Leandro Chong. Homestead Police Captain … more
An Orlando city commissioner has been arrested on charges of elderly exploitation, identity fraud and mortgage fraud following accusations that she had spent a constituent’s money on herself after … more
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