Shootings and shock value: Hoodies, PSA use similar tactics
NEW YORK (AP) — In a breezy back-to-school video spot, angelic children describe their beloved new headphones, sneakers, skateboard. Soon, though, a disturbing reality dawns on the viewer: Those...
Former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre dies at 84
MIAMI (AP) — Former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre, who's widely regarded as the father of modern-day Miami, has died. He was 84.
Ferre's son Carlos says his father died Thursday morning...
Hurricane rips roofs, cuts power in Bermuda, but no deaths
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Humberto blew off rooftops, toppled trees and knocked out power as it blew past the British Atlantic island of Bermuda. But officials said Thursday that the Category 3 storm...
The Latest: Hurricane Jerry headed north of Leeward Islands
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on hurricanes and tropical storms in the Eastern Pacific and Atlantic (all times local):
Hurricane Jerry is on a forecast track heading north of the...
Giants launch Daniel Jones era against wary Buccaneers
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — No disrespect to Daniel Jones.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers feel the key to beating the New York Giants is slowing down Saquon Barkley, not necessarily exploiting the...
Jaguars CB Ramsey active, in starting lineup vs Titans
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Jalen Ramsey, who requested a trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars following a loss at Houston on Sunday, is active and in the starting lineup...
Police: Mom left child in car while working at strip club
LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) — Police say they found a 3-year-old girl wandering in a parking lot while her mother worked inside a South Florida strip club.
Prescott, sizzling Cowboys huge favorites vs dismal Dolphins
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys are off to a hot start that has them looking like the playoff contenders they figured to be as long as Ezekiel Elliott's preseason-long...
AP source: Rosen to start at QB for Dolphins against Cowboys
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Desperate for help, the Miami Dolphins are turning to Josh Rosen.
The second-year pro will replace Ryan Fitzpatrick this week as the starting quarterback and try to...
A FedEx pilot is detained before boarding a flight in China
FedEx says one of its pilots was detained in China after an item was found in his luggage before he boarded a commercial flight.
The company said Thursday the pilot was later released, and...
Biden flexes 2020 muscle with new Black Caucus endorsements
Joe Biden sought to demonstrate a broad appeal to Democrats on Thursday with new endorsements from leading African American lawmakers and a former governor of a pivotal swing state.
Trudeau can look to US politicians amid brownface scandal
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau need only look to the United States for lessons on how to survive the furor over a photo of him in brownface at a costume party...
Florida man held without bond in deaths of wife, 4 children
When Georgia authorities pulled over a Florida driver during the weekend, they made a gruesome discovery in the back of the truck — the body of his decomposing wife. Casei Jones and her four...
No. 15 UCF looks to extend unbeaten streak at Pittsburgh
No. 15 UCF (3-0) at Pittsburgh (1-2), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (ESPN2).
No. 9 Florida has won 13 of 14 against SEC rival Tennessee
Tennessee (1-2, 0-0 SEC) at No. 9 Florida (3-0, 1-0), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ESPN).
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 2 Midday’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 2 Midday" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 5 Midday’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 5 Midday" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Midday’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 4 Midday" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Midday’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 3 Midday" game were:
Deputies seize nearly $2.4 million in fake watches, bags
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested a man and woman after seizing nearly $2.4 million in counterfeit property at a Florida home.
Teacher found guilty of selling drugs to kids at school
CLEWISTON, Fla. (AP) — A 37-year-old teacher has been found guilty of selling illegal drugs to two students at her Florida middle school.
Prosecutors say Maria Otilia Rivera faces up to 35...
Florida Keys man accused of making vulgar 911 calls
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — A 44-year-old man is accused of calling 911 and making vulgar comments to dispatchers about sheriff's deputies who had been trying to assist him in the Florida...
2 Florida students arrested for plotting school massacre
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Two students have been charged with making written threats to kill students at their middle school as Florida cracks down with an "It's No Joke" campaign.
Driver, aid rescued from school bus after crash in Miami
MIAMI (AP) — Fire crews cut through a school bus to rescue a 45-year-old man who was trapped when the vehicle collided with a garbage truck in Miami.
Man climbs 400 feet up tower outside Florida TV station
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man spent nearly eight hours on a 400-foot (122-meter) tower outside a central Florida television station studio.
FPL to install 1,000 electric car charging stations
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Power & Light plans to install 1,000 electric-charging stations at 100 locations across the state.
The utility's announcement Wednesday says the stations...
Air pressure issue causes Delta to divert flight to Florida
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Delta Air Lines diverted an Atlanta flight headed to Florida after an unknown issue caused the cabin's oxygen masks to be released.
Tow truck crashes into guardrail of Florida toll booth
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a flatbed tow truck crashed into a guardrail at a Florida toll booth.
The Ledger reports that the crash happened Wednesday morning in the SunPass lane...
Former Florida lieutenant governor to lead hemp trade group
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Gov. Rick Scott's lieutenant governor has been tapped as the first president of the Hemp Industries Association of Florida.
Georgia-Notre Dame showdown highlights SEC schedule
Here are some things to watch during the fourth week of the Southeastern Conference football season.
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 7 Notre Dame (2-0) at No. 3 Georgia (3-0): These two storied...
UNC hosts App State to headline ACC’s Week 4
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 4:
GAME OF THE WEEK
Appalachian State at North Carolina. This rarely played but intriguing instate matchup headlines a...
Some teams are already fighting uphill battles
DENVER (AP) — Last week, cornerback Chris Harris Jr. mentioned how critical it was for the Broncos to beat the Bears because "there's not a lot of 0-2 teams that make the playoffs."
Meadows homers in 11th, Rays rally past Dodgers 8-7
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the Dodgers having twice erased their lead, the Tampa Bay Rays were staring at a third straight loss and a precipitous drop in the AL wild-card race.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Lotto’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Lotto" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Powerball’ game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:
Devils spoil preseason debut for new Rangers Panarin, Kakko
Brett Seney's goal 3:55 into the third period was the game-winner as the New Jersey Devils beat the Rangers 4-3 Wednesday night, spoiling the preseason debuts for New York newcomers Artemi Panarin...
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Fantasy 5’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Lotto XTRA’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Lotto XTRA" game were:
Humberto brushes Bermuda as new hurricane threatens Mexico
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Humberto lashed Bermuda with strong winds Wednesday as the powerful Category 3 storm passed just to the north of the British Atlantic territory, while a newly formed...
The Latest: Lorena becomes hurricane off coast of Mexico
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local):
Tropical Storm Lorena has become a hurricane just offshore the coast of Colima, Mexico.
Woods part of ‘Japan Skins’ game to be shown live worldwide
Tiger Woods is playing another skins game with two big differences. This one is in Japan and will be broadcast live around the world by Discovery-owned GOLFTV.
Survivors on Bahamas island mark time as officials lay plans
GRAND ABACO, Bahamas (AP) — A handful of men hover around Gayle Wallace as she hands out four fish sandwiches with a dab of ketchup on each at the cramped home she rents in Murphy Town. Some are...
AP sources: 1 of Brown’s accusers has met with NFL
Two people with knowledge of the investigation into Antonio Brown being accused of sexual assault tell The Associated Press that one of the accusers has met with NFL investigators and that there...
Amid terrorism talk, bail denied in aircraft sabotage case
MIAMI (AP) — A mechanic accused of sabotaging an American Airlines jetliner had expressed a desire for Allah to hurt non-Muslims, stored violent Islamic State videos on his cellphone and has a...
HBO to follow Arizona St, Florida, Penn St, Washington St
HBO Sports is going behind the scenes with the football programs at Arizona State, Florida, Penn State and Washington State for four episodes of its "24/7" documentary series.
Police: Pirates’ Vázquez attempted to have sex with minor
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez was being held Wednesday in a Pennsylvania jail on multiple felony charges after allegedly telling investigators he attempted to...