MIAMI (AP) — Florida lawmakers are considering several measures to address the state's long documented election woes.
Problems with ballot counting - from the controversial 2000 presidential...
US Coast Guard searches for missing swimmer in Florida
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching in the Gulf of Mexico for a person who went swimming in a Florida beach.
The agency said in a news release on Saturday that...
Struggling Rays look to break 3-game slide
Boston Red Sox (8-13, fourth in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (14-7, first in the AL East)
Paralympian strives to help people with disabilities
JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jacqui Kapinowski has battled cancer, bacterial meningitis — twice — and a rare neurological disorder that robbed her of the use of her legs.
Florida sports broadcaster accused of soliciting boy
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A longtime Florida sports broadcaster is facing charges he tried to solicit a 14-year-old boy.
The Tampa Bay Times said 37-year-old Justin Pawlowski was arrested...
SpaceX capsule suffers ‘anomaly,’ smoke seen for miles
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Officials say SpaceX's new capsule for astronauts suffered an "anomaly" during a routine engine test firing in Florida, causing smoke to be seen for...
George Zimmerman banned from Tinder dating app
MIAMI (AP) — The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed an unarmed black teen in Florida in 2012 has been banned from the dating app Tinder.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida lawmakers are entering the final two weeks of their annual 60-day session — the period when bills either start flying, or start dying.
Police: Girl, 2, shot with gunfire at Florida home
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old girl was wounded when a gun was fired at a Florida home.
The Florida Times-Union reports three adults, the girl, her twin sister, and...
Florida baby hurt after tree falls on home during storm
LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) — A baby has been injured after an oak tree fell on a Florida home during a strong storm, crashing through the ceiling where she slept.
PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man impersonating an officer flipped the red and blue lights on his SUV while unknowingly trying to stop a car with a real officer.
Trump sours on Mueller report after initial upbeat view
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at current and former aides who cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, insisting the deeply unflattering picture...
The Latest: Trump expresses anger at Mueller report
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's report and President Donald Trump (all times local):
The White House says President Donald Trump played golf...
Red Sox visit the Rays in division play
Boston Red Sox (7-13, fifth in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (14-6, first in the AL East)
ATLANTA (AP) — A strong storm system barreling through the South killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern...
ATLANTA (AP) — A strong storm system barreling through the South on Friday killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern...
The Latest: Forecasters confirm 4 tornadoes in Virginia
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the South (all times local):
Four suspected tornadoes have been reported in Virginia.
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DENVER (AP) — A Colorado undersheriff who led the search for a Florida teenager whose actions prompted tightened security at Columbine High School ahead of the 20th anniversary of an attack there...
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael, which devastated a swath of the Florida Panhandle last fall, has been upgraded to a Category 5 storm, only the fourth to make recorded landfall in the United States...
Man charged with threatening Congress members over phone
TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man unleashed threatening rants over the phone against three Democratic members of Congress, as he raged against gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff placed a deputy on restricted duty Friday after cellphone video showed the deputy banging the head of a pepper-sprayed teen against the...
2 sea lion sisters die at Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Officials say two sea lion sisters have died after 17 years at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.
The Journal Gazette reports Thursday Grits died March 30 while under...
Road crew misspells ‘school’ in school crossing
DORAL, Fla. (AP) — A road crew in Florida should get an "F'' for spelling.
A motorist on Thursday spotted the error, realizing that workers in Doral had made a mistake when painting the word...
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael being upgraded to a Category 5 storm (all times local):
The mayor of the Florida city that was ground zero for Hurricane Michael...
MOUNT DORA, Fla. (AP) — Officials in a central Florida city are apologizing for "insensitive" comments made by the police chief in reference to a Cuban couple at a charity event.
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado community changed forever by the attack that killed 13 people at Columbine High School moved ahead Thursday with ceremonies marking the anniversary of the...
Red Sox look to end 3-game losing streak
Boston Red Sox (6-13, fifth in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (14-5, first in the AL East)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate is moving closer to a House proposal that would eliminate a requirement that hospitals and other health care facilities show there is a demand for their...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for two of the women charged in a Florida prostitution sting asked a judge on Thursday to hold police and prosecutors in contempt of court following reports...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — America's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, who pushed for equality in space but never reached its heights, has died.
Florida officials say no hacking, despite Mueller report
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Election officials in Florida said Thursday that they have no knowledge of any successful hacking attempt despite special counsel Robert Mueller's report saying Russian...
For school shooting survivors, trauma has no time limit
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rozenblat can still hear the cries of a wounded boy calling for help as she hid from the gunfire that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The attorneys for the suspect in last year's Florida high school massacre told a judge Thursday that if she doesn't allow them to question his former mental health...
Florida tax break on school, hurricane supplies advances
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Floridians could save on hurricane and school supplies under a bill now heading to the Senate floor.
The Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved a bill...
4 suspects in custody in Vermont fatal shooting
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Police say four suspects are facing charges in a fatal shooting in Vermont.
Burlington police say 23-year-old Benzell Hampton was shot and killed in an attack in a...
Florida deputy cleared in killing of knife-wielding man
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff's deputy has been cleared in the fatal shooting of a 52-year-old man who authorities say had a history of intentionally cutting himself.
Central Florida cities among fastest growing in US
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When it came to population growth last year, cities in central Florida grew by stadiums.
Metro Orlando grew by 60,000 residents last year, almost as large as the number...
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida are asking for the public's help in tracking down a man who they say burglarized a Little League concession stand wearing nothing more than a ballcap...
14 ACC players who could break out during fall camp
A look at football players in the Atlantic Coast Conference this spring who are poised to break out this fall:
ACC teams look to answer questions at quarterback
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dabo Swinney's quarterback situation at Clemson seems settled for a while. Not many of his colleagues around the Atlantic Coast Conference can say the same thing.
Senior slugger: 65-year-old woman hits burglar with bat
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — When a Florida woman heard a noise and saw a man trying to break into her car early Sunday, she took matters into her own hands.
Suspect charged with killing 3 at Florida home
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida sheriff's deputies have arrested a suspect in a triple slaying at a home.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said deputies found 41-year-old Yuniel...
Coast Guard offloads seized drugs worth $62.5 million
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is offloading marijuana and cocaine with an estimated street value of $62.5 million dollars at Florida's Port Everglades.
Judge denies convicted ex-officer’s new trial request
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has denied a retrial for a former police officer who shot a stranded motorist.
The Palm Beach Post reports that Tuesday's order by Circuit Judge...
Florida inmate dies shortly before expected release
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate at a Florida jail died shortly before his expected release.
The Naples Daily News reports that 31-year-old Timothy Kusma was supposed to be...
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Employees of a Florida IHOP were headed to work early Friday when they found a naked toddler wandering the restaurant's parking lot. They then found the toddler's mom and...
Tampa Bay aims for series sweep against Orioles
Baltimore Orioles (7-12, third in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (14-4, first in the AL East)