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Retired Florida cop uses badge to scare off carjackers with AK-47s

Two men carrying AK-47s thought they were going to steal a red Corvette in the parking lot of a Florida paint store on Tuesday – until the retired police officer driving it flashed his badge and they ran away. ...

Retired Florida cop uses badge to scare off carjackers with AK-47s

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70-year-old Florida man accused of impregnating girl A perverted 70-year-old Florida man was arrested for allegedly impregnating a 13-year-old girl — who showed up at the hospital saying she thought she...
16:15 2019-05-30

Florida teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on student’s homework This image shows a homework assignment that a teacher wrote an inappropriate comment on. WJHG/WECP/Melinda Smith) BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) –...
01:30 2019-05-30

Florida man gets 40 years for fatally shooting wife WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his wife, whose death was filmed by a security camera at t...
09:30 2019-05-30

Florida’s Barnhill gets show of respect from Alabama OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida coach Tim Walton felt Kelly Barnhill deserved better than to have her decorated career end in embarrassment. Barnhill ha...
10:15 2019-06-02

Manslaughter charge dropped against officer in Florida ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in Florida have decided to drop a manslaughter charge against a police officer a week after a grand jury indicted hi...
00:15 2019-05-25

Van Eyk strikes out 9, Florida State beats Georgia 12-3 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk struck out nine in eight innings, Mike Salvatore had three hits including a homer, and Florida State beat Georgia 12-3 ...
10:15 2019-06-02

There’s something very odd about this story of a fire at a SpaceX facility in Florida A fire at a SpaceX prototyping facility on Monday did as much as $100,000 in damage, according to reports from local news sources and agencies quotin...
04:30 2019-07-10

Florida man bitten after python slithers out of toilet A Coral Springs police spokesman said the man was treated at the scene after the snake bit him when he lifted the toilet seat on Sunday morning. ...
20:30 2019-05-29

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility ...
23:15 2019-05-31

Seminoles hit 6 homers to beat Florida Atlantic 13-7 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tim Becker and Drew Mendoza each hit two home runs and drove in four runs to lead Florida State to a 13-7 win over Florida Atlanti...
23:15 2019-05-31

Florida man, 75, fights alligator to rescue dog, reports say A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said...
18:45 2019-07-15

Florida boy, 9, killed while riding bike to school SARASOTA, Fla. — Authorities say a 9-year-old Florida boy was struck and killed by a truck while riding his bike to school. The Sarasota Herald-Tribu...
20:45 2019-05-21

Teacher charged with bringing gun to Florida school SEMINOLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida teacher was arrested after bringing a handgun and knives to the elementary school where she worked. ...
00:30 2019-05-22

Coastal Carolina stays alive with 9-4 win over Florida A&M ATLANTA (AP) — Jake Wright and Parker Chavers each homered to help lead Coastal Carolina to a 9-4 victory Saturday over Florida A&M in an elimination...
23:15 2019-06-01

Florida LAN: Someone clicks link, again, giving Key Biscayne ransomware Enlarge / Key Biscayne, Florida, is the third Florida local government to get hit by ransomware within a month. (credit: Alicia Vera/Bloomberg via Ge...
01:15 2019-06-29

Unwanted kiss lawsuit against Trump dismissed in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump kissed a former campaign staffer during a Florida rally in 2016 has been dismiss...
06:30 2019-06-15

Another Florida city gives in to hackers’ demands and pays $460,000 ransom Florida municipalities are proving to be a juicy and lucrative target these days for hackers who’ve been launching cyber attacks on computer sy...
21:15 2019-06-28

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they...
16:00 2019-06-15

Florida governor signs felon voting bill TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill requiring Florida felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their v...
04:15 2019-06-29

Judge won’t stop Florida Cabinet from meeting in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A judge in Florida denied an emergency motion from the First Amendment Foundation seeking to prevent Gov. Ron DeSantis from ...
14:45 2019-05-29

Ball python slithers out of toilet, bites Florida man on arm CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say a ball python slithered out of a toilet and bit a South Florida man on the arm. Coral Springs police...
00:30 2019-05-29

Jet takes off from Florida to attempt global flight records A jet took off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center Tuesday morning in an attempt to break world records for flying around the Earth over the North an...
18:00 2019-07-09

Review: ‘Florida Girls’ Is Another Reason to Find the Pop Network Before it revives “One Day at a Time,” a boutique cable channel offers a raunchy comedy about female friendship and petty theft in alligator country....
18:45 2019-07-09

Florida woman accused of urinating in ice cream machine She’ll give you something to scream about. A Florida convenience store worker allegedly ruined an estimated $2,000 worth of ice cream at a riva...
00:30 2019-07-10

Florida law lets autonomous vehicles drive without humans TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Self-driving vehicles will be able to operate in Florida without a human on board under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron...
20:15 2019-06-13

Florida Seminole tribe goes to 'war' again with state over gambling income The ‘unconquered tribe’ is withholding $350m under a revenue sharing agreement, but tribe says the state has reneged on the dealIn more than a centur...
21:45 2019-06-13

Snake Flies From Florida To Hawaii, Hiding In Passenger's Bag A small snake managed to get a free trip to Hawaii - by hiding in a passenger's bag. The juvenile snake was found in slithering out of the traveller'...
13:15 2019-06-14

Report: 174 dolphins died from red tide bloom off Florida ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal researchers say scores of dolphins have died along Florida’s southwest coast due to the red tide bloom in the past...
20:15 2019-06-28

Florida cops arrest man who said he stole pool floats to use for sex A Florida man arrested in the theft of stolen pool floats told cops he sexually pleased himself with the inflatables instead of raping women, court p...
20:45 2019-06-16

Florida’s latest oddity: Semi trucks with nobody inside them Starsky Robotics has begun testing unmanned, remotely operated trucks on highways. The vehicles are being pitched as a solution for the industry's ma...
23:15 2019-06-27

Florida teacher charged with bringing gun, knives to school SEMINOLE, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida teacher was arrested after bringing a handgun and knives to the elementary school where she worked. The Ta...
09:00 2019-05-22

Florida man says he killed mom, dog because YouTube videos made him paranoid A deranged Florida man said he fatally shot both his mom and his dog this week — because YouTube videos he was watching made him paranoid that she wa...
23:15 2019-06-21

Dry Tortugas National Park: An overlooked gem in the Florida Keys Dry Tortugas, about 70 nautical miles west of Key West in Florida, is one of the least-visited national parks. But that’s exactly its appeal. ...
04:00 2019-05-22

Man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Memphis man died Sunday after becoming infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. He had traveled to the Gulf Coast of Florida.    ...
03:30 2019-07-15

Trump, at Rally in Florida, Kicks Off His 2020 Re-election Bid For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, the rally on Tuesday night presented an opportunity to, at least for...
07:30 2019-06-19

12-foot gator hit by truck captured on Florida interstate TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A trapper in Florida has seen his fair share of alligators, but the one he captured on Interstate 10 was one of the biggest....
14:15 2019-06-21

Florida Man: what lies behind the Sunshine State's crazy stereotype? Brawling Easter bunnies, alligator-filled pants, naked basketball … all reflect Florida’s antic spirit but perhaps also its darker sideIt is one of t...
01:00 2019-05-22

Ducoff powers Texas A&M past Florida 8-7 in 10 innings Jonathan Ducoff delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th and also had a three-run homer to lift Texas A&M to an 8-7 victory over Florida Tue...
23:15 2019-05-21

Boeing's space division HQ will move from Virginia to Florida Defense contractor and aerospace giant Boeing said Wednesday it will move its space and launch division headquarters to Titusville on Florida's Space...
21:15 2019-06-20

McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida "Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy emerged as the last man standing in a wild final round to win the Players Championship by one shot from American Jim ...
14:45 2019-05-21

The Latest: Florida sheriff fights accusations of negligence TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Senate hearing reviewing the suspension of a Florida sheriff who oversaw the Parkland shooting response (all...
01:45 2019-06-19

Florida woman arrested for ‘stomping’ on sea turtle’s nest A Michigan woman was busted by police over the weekend for “stomping all over” a sea turtle’s nest in Miami Beach, authorities said. Yaqun Lu, 41, wa...
19:30 2019-06-18

Teen wanted in Florida shooting arrested in Georgia JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a teen connected to a Florida high school football game shooting has been arrested in Georgia. ...
12:30 2019-05-24

Serial killer Bobby Joe Long executed in Florida STARKE, Fla. — A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a 1984 spree that claimed the lives of 10 women was executed Thursday, his execution witne...
07:45 2019-05-24

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for kids Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the na...
03:45 2019-06-17

Florida executes man convicted of killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who had been convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight...
06:30 2019-05-24

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio...
03:15 2019-05-24

Florida woman arrested after turning in her husband’s guns A Florida woman was arrested after she brought her estranged husband’s guns to the cops in fear he would use them against her. Courtney Irby, 32, mad...
04:45 2019-06-23

Florida man says he had sex with stolen pool toys instead of raping women A Florida burglary suspect told police that he’s stolen a number of inflatable pool toys so he could have sex with them instead of raping women, a re...
01:45 2019-06-18

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers tha...
02:45 2019-07-13

Florida officer guilty of negligence for shooting caretaker MIAMI (AP) — A Florida police officer has been found guilty of culpable negligence for shooting at a severely autistic man and wounding the man’...
10:45 2019-06-18

Dennis Rodman accused of slapping man at Florida bar: report NBA legend Dennis Rodman was reportedly accused of slapping a man at his own birthday party last week in Florida and police were investigating the in...
21:30 2019-05-23

Officials: Florida man robs Wendy’s after grilling burger JENSEN BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials say they are looking for a ‘hamburglar’ who broke into two restaurants, fixed himself some fo...
20:45 2019-06-29

Florida stripper accused of killing 3 teens in DUI crash NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Police in the Miami area say a stripper driving without a license fatally struck three teens as they walked to a bus stop ov...
18:30 2019-05-29

Former officer charged for not responding to Florida school shooting A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested on Tuesday on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from his lack of response during the 20...
01:30 2019-06-05

Florida ethics panel OKs $5K deal with ex-candidate Gillum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Ethics Commission has accepted a settlement fining former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum $5,00...
21:45 2019-06-07

Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz hit by flying drink cup PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida congressman who frequently appears on television supporting President Donald Trump was struck by a thrown drink as h...
18:15 2019-06-02

Alabama routs Florida to stay alive in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kaylee Tow hit a three-run homer in Alabama’s six-run first inning and the Crimson Tide routed Florida 15-3 in a WomenR...
04:30 2019-06-02

Pack of dogs may have fatally mauled Florida man, authorities say Authorities said Friday that a pack of dogs may have attacked and killed a Florida man whose body was riddled with more than 100 bites. The Highlands...
01:00 2019-07-07

Florida eliminates Army by rolling to 13-5 NCAA regional win LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jack Leftwich took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Kendrick Calilao hit one of four Florida homers while driving in five ...
23:15 2019-06-01

Florida man accidentally shoots, kills woman during sex act: cops A Florida man is facing manslaughter charges, accused of accidentally and fatally shooting a woman during a sex act on Sunday, authorities said. Andr...
07:45 2019-06-01

Florida man found dead with 100 dog bites after he took a shortcut home Authorities say a man in Florida was killed by a pack of dogs who bit him more than 100 times as he took a shortcut to gt home.    &...
20:00 2019-07-07

Angry alligator busts through kitchen window in Florida Honey, I’m home — for dinner! An 11-foot-long alligator busted through a kitchen window in Clearwater, Fla., early Friday, prompting terrified reside...
04:45 2019-06-01

Dallas Baptist ends Florida's 4-year CWS run with 9-8 win Jimmy Glowenke homered to cap a nine-run fourth inning and Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 9-8 in an NCAA regional elimination game  ...
01:45 2019-06-03

Georgia stays alive by blanking Florida Atlantic 13-0 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Aaron Schunk belted two homers – including a grand slam – and Tim Elliott threw a two-hitter as Georgia blanked Florid...
22:45 2019-06-02

Watch: Shark swims up to people at Florida beach Swimmers at a Florida beach were in for a surprise when at least one shark entered the shallow area and came within a few feet of the unsuspecting hu...
23:45 2019-07-02

Woman with autism competing for Miss Florida title TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman with autism is competing for the title of Miss Florida. WFLA reports Rachel Barcellona will be the first contestan...
17:45 2019-06-07

Florida Deputy Charged After Staying Outside School Shooting MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors say the Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 ch...
23:30 2019-06-04

Florida thief takes blowtorch to ATM, welds it shut instead OKALOOSA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two Florida burglars thought they were clever when they used a blowtorch to break into an ATM machine, b...
23:30 2019-06-04

Homeowners in Florida Encouraged to Kill Invasive Iguanas ‘Whenever Possible’ With the spread of green iguanas spiraling out of control in Florida, the state’s wildlife agency is urging homeowners to take it upon themselves to ...
22:45 2019-07-04

OnStar alerts Florida cops to baby trapped in hot car JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A vehicle assistance company helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl after her mom passed out inside a hot car. OnStar vehicle ale...
09:15 2019-06-06

Florida man gets flesh-eating bacteria after lake trip A Florida man says he was infected with a flesh-eating bacteria from a day at the lake — even though he never stepped into the water. Tyler King, who...
20:15 2019-07-04

20 people injured in explosion at Florida shopping plaza The explosion happened Saturday morning at a shopping centre in Plantation, west of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County. The blast sent large pieces of...
21:00 2019-07-06

Twenty hurt in gas explosion at Florida shopping plaza Vacant pizza restaurant in Plantation explodesWitness: ‘It was almost like the world was ending. It was crazy’Twenty people were injured when a vacan...
20:15 2019-07-06

11-foot gator crashes into Florida woman's kitchen No homeowner wants to be surprised by a break-in, but a 77-year-old Florida woman awakened early Friday morning to find an 11-foot alligator in her k...
06:30 2019-06-03

Iguana Explosion: Lizards invade south Florida Experts say a mild winter is causing the iguana population in South Florida to explode. “We are in South Florida so let’s be real, we are not going t...
08:30 2019-06-07

Florida's most famous cheerleader, Mr. Two Bits, dies at 97 George Edmondson Jr., better known as Mr. Two Bits while riling up crowds at Florida games for 60 years, died Tuesday at age 97, the school announced...
21:30 2019-07-05

Burger King to Florida workers: Mopping tabletops is not OK JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Burger King is retraining workers in a Florida franchise after an employee was caught on video cleaning a table with a floo...
16:45 2019-06-10

11-foot alligator breaks into kitchen of Florida home CLEARWATER, Fla. — Imagine waking up in the middle of the night. You go to the kitchen to get a nice midnight snack, only to almost become a snack yo...
22:30 2019-05-31

2 giraffes killed by lightning at Florida wildlife park LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) — Officials at a Florida wildlife park say two giraffes that died last month were killed by lightning. Lion Country Safari pos...
01:15 2019-06-12

USC welcomes back WR McCoy, lands Florida CB Steele LOS ANGELES (AP) — Receiver Bru McCoy and cornerback Chris Steele have officially joined Southern California’s football program, apparently wra...
03:30 2019-06-12

Dashcam shows Florida cop dragged after shooting driver in leg Dash camera video shows a Florida cop being dragged at least 100 yards by a speeding SUV before being flung to the ground — a chaotic ordeal th...
16:15 2019-07-01

Dead sea turtle found with spear through head in Florida A dead sea turtle with a spear shaft through its head was recently found floating in the waters of a national park in Florida, authorities said Tuesd...
18:45 2019-06-27

Weather system over eastern Florida has 50% chance of becoming cyclone - NHC A low pressure system located over eastern Florida has a 50% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (N...
14:30 2019-07-09

How Florida’s summer of slime turned Republicans into eco-warriors After toxins in the water killed animals and left humans scared to swim, the state’s future governor made cleanup a campaign issueIt was a sweltering...
09:00 2019-07-09

Two giraffes struck dead by lightning at Florida preserve Tragedy struck when 16-foot-tall Lily and her 12-foot-tall male friend, Jioni, were hit at Lion Country Safari near West Palm Beach on May 3, officia...
02:30 2019-06-12

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Members of Congress The man, who said in racist and expletive-laced phone messages that he wanted to kill Senator Cory Booker and Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Eric ...
11:45 2019-06-12

Subpoena seeks records from ex-Florida gov nominee Gillum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Federal investigators are demanding information from former Florida gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum, his campaign and hi...
21:45 2019-05-30

Florida county cannot ban invocations by atheists: U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Monday declared a Florida county's ban on atheists and other non-religious groups from giving invocations before public me...
01:15 2019-07-09

SpaceX Falcon Heavy's third launch set for Monday night in Florida A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket is set to launch Monday night from Florida, carrying 24 government satellites and kicking off a busy summer of space act...
15:30 2019-06-21

Florida man who raped baby daughter, posted footage to web gets 70 years James Lockhart, 31, made the sickening four-video series of the sexual abuse between March 2016 and February 2018 and uploaded the clips on dark web ...
02:30 2019-07-15

Florida library’s LGBTQ prom canceled over safety concerns A Florida library canceled an LGBTQ-inclusive prom after receiving threats, fearing objections to the event would jeopardize the safety of those atte...
06:30 2019-06-29

‘Maybe I’m Dr. Doolittle’: Florida man busted for feeding gator he calls Hank A Florida man who allegedly resisted arrest after being reported for illegally feeding an alligator he named Hank has described the 10-foot reptile a...
05:45 2019-07-04

Two men abducted Florida waitress after dine-and-dash attempt: cops Two men in Florida have been charged with kidnapping after police said they abducted a waitress who tried to stop them from dining and dashing. The p...
10:01 2019-07-04

Florida's Mullen hoping for sizable leap in 2nd season Dan Mullen made a big leap in his second season at Mississippi State, but his Florida team doesn't have quite so much room to grow   ...
04:30 2019-07-16

Teen girl bitten by shark while boogie boarding in Florida A 16-year-old girl survived being bitten by a shark while boogie boarding on vacation in Florida, according to new report. Jackie Jozaitis said she w...
18:45 2019-07-15

‘Invasion’ of land crabs at Florida home caught on video It was “the invasion of the land crabs.” That’s how one Florida homeowner described an influx of the crustacean seeking refuge at h...
03:30 2019-07-16

Clippers select Florida State’s Mann in 2nd round of draft MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have selected shooting guard Terance Mann of Florida State with the 48th pick in the NBA draf...
08:30 2019-06-21

Body parts found in gator after Florida man discovered dead FORT MEADE, Fla. (AP) — Officials are investigating the death of a man discovered floating in a Florida canal with some of his remains found inside a...
00:45 2019-06-30

Florida inmate indicted for federal building bomb threats PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida inmate has been indicted on federal charges for making several bomb threats that led to evacuations ...
20:30 2019-06-20

Florida senior citizen fights alligator to rescue dog: reports A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said...
03:30 2019-07-16

Florida police on lookout for 'Hamburglar' in fast food break-ins A suspect coined as the modern day Hamburglar doesn’t appear to have any problem making himself right at home after breaking into local food establis...
07:15 2019-06-30

Watch live: Jet to take off from Florida to attempt world record flight A jet is scheduled to take off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday morning in an attempt to break a world record for flying around the Ear...
14:45 2019-07-09

Sargassum seaweed on Florida beaches contains arsenic and other health hazards Sargassum, the seaweed with small air-filled "berries" that floats in masses on the ocean, emits hydrogen sulfide after it washes up and rots in the ...
16:15 2019-07-05

Florida man charged with exporting hundreds of AR-15 parts to Argentina, authorities say A South Florida man was charged Thursday for allegedly shipping hundreds of AR-15 parts to Argentina and other Latin American countries as part of a ...
17:30 2019-07-15

Police: Florida couple beat, used stun gun on adopted kids GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a couple in northern Florida routinely beat and shocked their two adopted children with what appears to be stun g...
22:45 2019-06-21

Bear makes repeated visits to Florida rec center pool Residents of a Florida city are being warned to keep an eye out for a black bear that made two visits to a recreation center pool, including once whe...
20:00 2019-07-01

Jet lands in Florida, claiming new aviation records for circling the globe A team of aviators, including retired astronaut Terry Virts, landed at Kennedy Space Center Thursday morning, claiming to have set three global flyin...
02:45 2019-07-12

Multiple injuries reported in gas explosion at Florida shopping center An explosion at a Florida shopping center injured more than 20 people, two of them seriously, and damaged several buildings Saturday morning. The bla...
05:15 2019-07-07

Florida woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria, family says A woman died of a flesh-eating bacteria two weeks after cutting her leg in the waters off Anna Maria Island in Florida, her family says. Carolyn Flem...
08:15 2019-07-01

Florida city that paid $500,000 Bitcoin ransom, fires IT director Lake City, the Florida city that paid a $500,000 Bitcoin ransom last week, has fired an employee following the debacle. In an interview with local te...
13:30 2019-07-02

A dad sent up his drone to get photos of his kids at the beach in Florida. Then things got scary Dan Watson, 35, captured overhead photos of a shark swimming near his family at New Smyrna Beach in Florida.        ...
08:45 2019-07-03

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow...
22:15 2019-06-27

Florida man dies after getting bitten by dogs 100 times on shortcut home A Florida man was found fatally mauled by a wild pack of dogs after attempting to take a shortcut home, a report said. Melvin Olds Jr., 45, was disco...
03:45 2019-07-08

Alligators found eating a decomposed body in Florida, witnesses say A body was found by the mangroves of Lake Maggiore in Saint Petersburg, Florida on Thursday. It was badly decomposed, leaving police few clues. ...
00:45 2019-07-06

Jet lands in Florida, claiming two new aviation records for circling the globe A team of aviators, including retired astronaut Terry Virts, landed at Kennedy Space Center Thursday morning, claiming to have broken two global flyi...
17:15 2019-07-11

Hero dad drowns after saving young daughter from Florida riptide A Georgia father drowned in southwest Florida Tuesday after saving his 8-year-old daughter from a riptide, police said. Thomas Zakrewski, 46, and his...
14:15 2019-07-11

Florida man posted sex tape of ex-girlfriend on Snapchat ‘out of spite’: police A Florida man was busted this week for posting a sex tape of his ex-girlfriend on Snapchat — because he believed the woman hadn’t been caring for his...
10:00 2019-07-11

Florida man throws feces at judge during trial, misses — and is acquitted MIAMI — Court officials say a Florida man charged with burglary defecated during his criminal trial and tried to throw his feces at the judge. The Mi...
05:45 2019-06-22

Two escape from Florida farm where a couple was preparing for Armageddon, police say The females reported they were physically and sexually abused by the couple, who stockpiled "food rations and weapons" in case of disaster.  &#...
22:45 2019-07-13

Florida deputy arrested for planting meth, other drugs in nearly 120 cases: what we know Former Jackson County, Florida deputy Zach Wester was arrested for allegedly planting drugs on unsuspecting motorists before arresting them.  &...
20:00 2019-07-11

Father drowns saving daughter from powerful rip current in Florida _____ A Georgia father sacrificed himself to save his 8-year-old daughter caught in a rip current off the Florida coast. WBBH’s Cristina Mendez...
19:45 2019-07-13

Ex-Florida officer accused of rape gets 2 months in plea deal TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A former Florida police officer accused of sexually assaulting a female driver during a traffic stop will spend two months in jai...
07:00 2019-07-13

Florida woman arrested after turning in estranged husband's gun a day after he tried to run her over: reports A Florida woman was reportedly arrested after taking firearms from her estranged husband’s home to turn into police, a day after he allegedly tried t...
21:30 2019-06-22

Florida governor signs law allowing felons to vote but there's a price Florida's Republican governor on Friday signed a bill to restore the voting rights for felons who have served their time but he wants them to pay all...
05:45 2019-06-29

Florida woman charged with giving husband’s guns to police LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman who claimed her husband tried to run her down with a car is facing charges herself for taking g...
23:30 2019-06-22

Florida man bitten by venomous snake: 'My life just flashed through my head' A Florida man says his life “flashed” before his eyes after a venomous cottonmouth snake bit him on a foot and left his leg in “throbbing pain” last ...
19:45 2019-07-11

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets ho...
06:45 2019-06-06

Florida ex-deputy seeks bond reduction in school shooting FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The former Florida deputy facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre is se...
13:45 2019-06-06

Florida man describes ‘shocking’ alligator attack on 5-year-old granddaughter A young Florida girl has her grandfather to thank for saving her life after she was attacked by a nearly 7-foot alligator while swimming in a lake in...
02:30 2019-06-07

Hundreds gather to protest Florida detention center for kids HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters are gathering in South Florida to protest outside a facility that has become the nation’s biggest...
20:45 2019-06-16

Florida man filmed by security camera killing wife sentenced WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his wife, whose death was filmed by a security camera...
13:45 2019-05-30

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "infor...
19:15 2019-05-29

Florida city bar association president accused of throttling wife An attorney and head of a Florida city’s bar association was busted over the weekend after grabbing his wife by the neck, police said. Gregory ...
22:15 2019-05-28

Watch: Guinness record broken by divers in Florida clean-up Organizers of a diving event in Florida said they broke a Guinness record when 633 divers collected at least 1,626 pounds of trash and 60 pounds of f...
17:15 2019-06-17

Five-foot-long non-native lizard captured in Florida after a year on the run A five-foot-long lizard was captured and removed from the wild after a year on the loose, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said ...
14:45 2019-05-21

Central Florida state attorney won’t seek 2020 re-election ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor who got into a legal fight with the governor for her blanket refusal to seek the death penalty says she won...
18:45 2019-05-28

Florida man wins ‘villa’ that turns out to be a tiny patch of land A Florida man thought he scored the deal of a lifetime when he snapped up a palm tree-lined villa for only $9,100 in an online auction. But Kerville ...
23:30 2019-06-17

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting worklo...
09:45 2019-05-28

Kirsten Dunst's On Becoming A God In Central Florida moves from YouTube to Showtime After getting picked up AMC years ago and then dumped onto YouTube Premium, the Kirsten Dunst-starring series On Becoming A God In Central Florida ha...
06:15 2019-06-18

In battleground state of Florida, Trump to launch re-election campaign President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets...
13:45 2019-06-18

Dallas Baptist beats Florida 11-8 in NCAA regional opener LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jackson Glenn and Andres Sosa homered among three hits each and drove in two runs apiece as Dallas Baptist held on to beat Flor...
07:45 2019-06-01

Compassionate cop buys stranded Florida family Taco Bell When two weeks ago a Florida police officer met a family in need, she helped out in the best way she could — by buying them each a meal from Taco Bel...
23:15 2019-06-12

Florida college student, suspended over gun photo, sues school A Florida woman is suing a technical college after she was suspended indefinitely when a photo of her posing with a hand gun at a shooting range on s...
12:15 2019-06-01

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in ...
02:15 2019-06-13

Florida man attacked landlord who accused him of taking too many showers: report An enraged Florida tenant viciously attacked his elderly roommate — because the man accused him of taking too many showers, according to a new report...
19:45 2019-06-13

Remains of missing Long Island woman found in Florida Florida detectives are probing the death of a missing Long Island woman, whose remains were found last week in the Sunshine State, as a homicide. Jen...
21:45 2019-06-05

Florida teen dies after collapsing during football conditioning drills A Florida teen died this week after collapsing during football conditioning drills at the high school he was to attend next year — prompting a distri...
22:00 2019-06-13

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to ‘kill gays’ remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican Florida lawmaker who was criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets...
09:15 2019-06-06

Florida homeowner detains suspect by holding iPhone like a gun: report A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back Monday evening by holding his reco...
11:30 2019-06-14

Former Florida officer charged for inaction during Parkland school shooting The Florida deputy who was on duty during a deadly shooting at a Parkland high school has been arrested. The charges against him relate to his inacti...
10:15 2019-06-05

Florida man tells deputy cocaine powder on nose, ‘not his’: police A Florida man who was riding passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over early Sunday told the officer that the cocaine powder on his nose didn’t bel...
15:45 2019-06-11

Florida lawmaker denounced for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker is being criticized by his own party for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put t...
22:00 2019-06-03

Florida cops thwart attempt to smuggle McDonald’s into jail Does the Hamburglar have an alibi? The Clay County Sheriff’s Office in Florida said that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sn...
21:45 2019-06-03

Police: Woman jabbed at Florida sea turtle nest with stick MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A woman has been accused of disturbing a sea turtle nest in Florida. Miami Beach police officers on Saturday arrested 41-yea...
03:30 2019-06-16

Florida State trounces Georgia 10-1 to capture NCAA regional ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Conor Grady pitched seven strong innings and Reese Albert homered as Florida State defeated Georgia 10-1 on Sunday to win an NCAA ...
03:45 2019-06-03

Florida toddler befriends dolphins at SeaWorld in adorable video A 3-year-old Florida girl is being called the “dolphin whisperer” after the toddler apparently attracted several of the mammals with her toy dolphin ...
20:45 2019-06-16

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the s...
05:15 2019-06-12

Trump to launch re-election campaign in battleground state of Florida President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets...
23:15 2019-06-18

Watch live: Trump kicks off re-election campaign in Florida Thousands of people turned out to cheer on President Donald Trump before his planned evening campaign speech in Orlando, although rain drove some of ...
03:01 2019-06-19

Florida to execute man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight wome...
23:30 2019-05-23

Police: Baby dies after being left in van for 5 hours outside of Florida daycare JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NBC NEWS) – A baby has died after she was left in a van for almost five hours outside of a Florida day care, authorities sa...
04:30 2019-05-23

Baby dies after being left in hot van for hours at Florida daycare: officials The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office posted on Twitter that the 5-month-old girl was discovered Wednesday afternoon outside a Jacksonville daycare facil...
02:30 2019-05-23

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida S...
20:30 2019-06-10

Florida football standout arrested for wife’s murder with help of TV show A former safety at the University of Florida has been charged with killing his wife on Valentine’s Day three years ago, police said. Earl Antonio Joi...
20:30 2019-06-10

The Revenge of the Poverty-Stricken College Professors Is Underway in Florida. And It's Big. “Two half-time adjunct jobs do not make a full-time income. Far from it,” Ximena Barrientos says. “I’m lucky that I have my own apartment. I have no ...
19:30 2019-06-19

Florida man impersonating a cop accidentally pulled over a real undercover detective He’s attacked car salesmen and made up fake news stories, but “Florida Man” is back at it again, and this time it looks like he was...
01:30 2019-05-22

Florida man caught with cocaine on nose told cops it wasn’t his A Florida man caught with cocaine on his schnoz during a traffic stop tried to convince the cops that the white powdery substance around his nostrils...
17:45 2019-06-11

Shark, alligator found in same Florida creek: ‘Never a dull moment’ Officials with Alachua County Sheriff's Office in Florida took to Twitter on Sunday to share a photo of an alligator and a deceased shark — which wer...
23:45 2019-05-21

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says ...
20:45 2019-05-21

Space Rockets Spark Property Boom on Florida Coast Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are racing to send people into outer space and eventually to the moon and Mars. They are already improving the fortunes of a...
19:45 2019-05-21

SpaceX postpones satellite launch in Florida due to high winds Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed its planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first cluster of satellites for his new Starlink ...
19:15 2019-05-21

Florida teacher arrested after allegedly bringing loaded gun into classroom A fourth-grade teacher was arrested Monday after allegedly bringing a loaded gun and two knives into her classroom at Starkey Elementary School in Se...
15:45 2019-05-21

Former Florida Gator Tony Joiner Charged With Murdering His Wife The Fort Myers News-Press is reporting that Tony Joiner, former standout football player at the University of Florida, has been arrested and charged ...
03:45 2019-06-10

Florida principal reassigned after saying Holocaust was not a ‘factual, historical event’ BOCA RATON, Fla. (NBC NEWS) – A Florida principal has been reassigned to an administrative position after he told a parent in an email that the...
03:15 2019-07-09

Navy deactivates Grim Reaper fighter squadron in Florida The U.S. Navy deactivated one of two remaining F-35C Joint Strike Fighter training squadrons, known as Grim Reaper, transferring the activities from ...
08:45 2019-05-25

Florida woman squeezed boyfriend’s genitals ‘until they bled’: cops A Florida woman was arrested last week on allegations that she squeezed her boyfriend’s testicles until they bled, police said. The alleged incident ...
20:15 2019-06-11

Ex-Florida player charged with murder in wife's 2016 death A former University of Florida football player, Earl Antonio "Tony" Joiner, has been arrested and charged with killing his wife in a case dating to 2...
02:15 2019-06-10

Florida point guard Nembhard returning for sophomore season GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is returning to school for his sophomore year, a move that should have a positive impact...
23:15 2019-05-29

Florida executes man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight wome...
06:30 2019-05-24

Fighter pilots saw small plane crash off Florida coast FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a small airplane that crashed hundreds of miles off the coast of Florida shortl...
06:15 2019-05-26

Florida cop found guilty of negligence after shooting autistic man, caretaker MIAMI — A Florida police officer has been convicted of a misdemeanor but acquitted of attempted manslaughter for shooting at a severely autistic man ...
03:30 2019-06-19

Florida man loses thumb to Jaguar’s ‘guillotine’ door feature A Florida man was bitten by his Jaguar. Theodore Levy, 81, lost his right thumb after it was caught in the door of his $96,000 vehicle, which include...
06:45 2019-06-09

Giraffes killed by lightning strike at Florida safari park PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (WPTV) — Lion County Safari confirms two giraffes were killed by a lightning strike during a storm about six weeks ago. Park ...
22:45 2019-06-11

Reptile expert Joseph Mitchell killed after walking onto Florida roadway A prominent reptile expert was killed this week when a semitrailer slammed into him when he walked onto the roadway, authorities said. Joseph Mitchel...
21:15 2019-07-04

Former Indianapolis Colts, Ball State player killed in Florida shooting Former Indianapolis Colts and Ball State player Eric Patterson was shot to death Saturday in Tampa, Florida.       ...
22:45 2019-06-10

New Florida law allows medics to carry guns when responding to ‘high-risk’ operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents...
01:30 2019-07-03

Six years later, Florida couple wins right to plant veggies in their front-yard Imagine as a homeowner, being told where you can and cannot plant your vegetable garden. That's the exact battle a Florida couple faced for six years...
23:30 2019-07-03

Florida family blames Uber after daughter, 12, took ride to location of suicide A Florida family is reportedly considering legal action against Uber after the company allegedly allowed their 12-year-old daughter to get in a car a...
20:30 2019-06-07

Ex-Florida football player Tony Joiner charged with murdering wife Joiner played safety for the Florida Gators from 2004-07 under head coach Urban Meyer, serving as a team captain his senior season.   ...
01:00 2019-06-10

This Bitcoin money-laundering cartel was operating from inside a Florida prison Authorities in Florida have busted an elaborate operation which saw prison inmates use Bitcoin to launder thousands of dollars via their commissary a...
20:45 2019-07-04

Florida man busted for reportedly feeding alligator resists arrest: ‘Maybe I'm Dr. Doolittle’ A Florida man who allegedly resisted arrest after being reported for illegally feeding an alligator he named Hank has described the 10-foot reptile a...
17:00 2019-07-03

Air Force Thunderjet hits bird, drops three dummy bombs over Florida An A-10C Thunderbolt II jet was struck by a bird and dropped three dummy bombs used for training over northern Florida, the plane's home base in cent...
20:45 2019-07-02

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass sho...
06:15 2019-06-07

Watch: Asian water monitor lizard hisses at Florida man on his porch A Florida man who thought he heard his girlfriend arrive home looked outside and discovered a more shocking sight on his front porch: a massive Asian...
20:45 2019-06-06

Lightning struck a motorcyclist in Florida, cracking his helmet and causing his death The lightning strike hit the driver in Florida on Interstate 95, cracking the 45-year-old's now-burning helmet and sending him off the roadway. ...
15:15 2019-06-10

Booze, sex, drugs, cops: The seedy sitcom lives of ‘Florida Girls’ Outrageous “Florida man” headlines have become cultural in-jokes — but get ready for “Florida Girls.” The new half-hour comedy, premiering Wednesday ...
23:30 2019-07-04

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60...
17:15 2019-07-05

Former Florida prosecutor derides Acosta's 'completely wrong' account concerning Epstein Former Palm Beach County State Attorney Barry Krischer unloaded on Alexander Acosta on Wednesday, saying Trump's Labor Secretary was peddling a "comp...
05:00 2019-07-11

Alligator attacks remain rare, but gator encounters are on the rise in Florida Alligators have been popping up all over Florida in recent weeks, and gator trappers are staying plenty busy.        ...
21:15 2019-05-28

Florida utilities fortifying power grid to resist major storms With just one named storm so far in the Atlantic hurricane season, Florida hasn't yet faced any serious weather danger -- but state officials are try...
13:30 2019-07-11

Serial killer who took the lives of 10 women executed by lethal injection in Florida Serial killer Bobby Joe Long was pronounced dead at 6:55 p.m. Thursday after a lethal injection at Florida State Prison, authorities said.  ...
06:45 2019-05-24

A Glacier the Size of Florida Is Becoming Unstable. It Has Dire Implications for Global Sea Levels Melting ice sheets in the Antarctic, particularly one of the largest and unstable glaciers in the region, could significantly accelerate global sea l...
02:45 2019-07-12

Serial killer who terrorized Florida in 1984 with the slayings of 10 women has been executed STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Serial killer who terrorized Florida in 1984 with the slayings of 10 women has been executed. The post Serial killer who terroriz...
03:15 2019-05-24

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico ...
10:45 2019-05-23

Florida ‘doomsday prepper’ couple accused of enslaving and abusing two women Two women escaped from a Florida farm where they were held captive, forced into hard labor, and physically and sexually abused for years by an unhing...
07:45 2019-07-14

Watch: Real gator floats on inflatable alligator in Florida pool A Georgia family vacationing in Florida captured photos of an unusual scene: an alligator lounging on an inflatable gator in their rental home's pool...
19:30 2019-05-22

Driver seen attacking Florida hotel owner over parking spot, reports say Police in Florida said they're looking for a man who was spotted on surveillance video allegedly attacking a hotel owner over a parking spot earlier ...
10:30 2019-07-15

Watch the Easter Bunny throw punches in a street brawl, because Florida Of all the holidays on the U.S. calendar, Easter is definitely one of the most low-key. Families gather, eat some ham, and maybe the kids hunt for co...
01:30 2019-05-22

Florida church is 'complete loss' after fire investigators have tied to lightning A Florida church is a “complete loss,” according to officials there, after a fire on Tuesday afternoon that investigators suspect was due to lightnin...
02:15 2019-07-11

Florida sheriff plants sign saying, 'This drug house is closed for business’ A Florida sheriff’s office is letting would-be drug buyers that one of the homes where a suspected drug dealer sold his product is “closed for busine...
20:15 2019-05-27

Florida iguana hunter misses target, hits pool boy with pellet gun An iguana hunter armed with a pellet gun in Florida missed his target and struck a pool boy working in somebody’s yard last Friday, according to a re...
03:15 2019-07-10

A 'Frye Festival' devoted to french fries is coming to Florida this summer Matt Cardy/Getty Images A "Frye Festival" devoted to french fries is coming to Florida this summer. French Frye Fest, taking place in Tallahassee, ...
04:45 2019-07-06

Florida mall explosion injures roughly 20; Plantation authorities investigating Plantation, Florida, fire officials say the shopping center blast may be have been a gas explosion. One person has life-threatening injuries.  ...
20:45 2019-07-06

Shopping center explosion in Plantation, Florida, leaves over a dozen injured _____ A gas explosion rocked a shopping center on Saturday in South Florida leaving 15 to 20 people injured, two of them seriously, a fire official s...
01:00 2019-07-07

Florida man had baby alligator in front seat during traffic stop, police say A Florida man who was found in possession of illegal drugs during a traffic stop also had a baby alligator bound with tape in his passenger seat, aut...
17:15 2019-07-07

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home w...
07:15 2019-06-01

Trump to formally launch 2020 campaign on June 18 in Orlando, Florida U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday he will be formally launching his 2020 re-election campaign on June 18 in Florida, beginning what may...
03:45 2019-06-01

8-foot alligator visits Florida elementary school just before summer break An 8-foot, 2-inch alligator was found by a custodian at the Palm View Elementary School in Palmetto, Fla., according to the Bradenton Herald. It was ...
00:45 2019-05-31

Florida man arrested after throwing firecrackers under girl's bed during a 'prank gone wrong,' deputies say A man in Florida is facing several charges including child cruelty after he allegedly threw lit firecrackers under a sleeping girl’s bed on Saturday,...
13:15 2019-07-08

Florida principal told parent he 'can't say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event' The principal of a Florida high school allegedly refused to believe the Holocaust happened because "not everyone believes" the historical event — whi...
21:30 2019-07-08

Florida treasure hunter seeks owner of miniature urn that may contain mother’s ashes A Florida man is searching for the owner of a necklace, which appeared to hold the ashes of their mother, after he discovered the apparently lost tre...
23:30 2019-05-29

Florida fisherman says Trump's environmental moves helped turn his business around A Florida fisherman delivered a full-throated endorsement of President Trump's environmental policies Monday at the White House, crediting the admini...
14:45 2019-07-09

Next Tim Tebow? Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks signed by Boston Red Sox Despite not pitching since his junior year of high school, Franks received a $40,000 signing bonus from the Boston Red Sox.     ...
04:30 2019-07-16

Florida city agrees to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin to get its computer files back Everyone knows that crime doesn’t pay, or at least that’s what we’re all led to believe. For hackers who broke into the computer sy...
18:45 2019-06-20

Florida city to pay $600K ransom to hacker who seized computer systems A Florida city is paying $600,000 in Bitcoins to a hacker who took over local government computers after an employee clicked on a malicious email lin...
05:15 2019-06-21

Florida driver seen dragging deputy over 100 yards on interstate on-ramp is charged A Florida driver has been charged with attempted murder of a law enforcement officer and aggravated assault after police video showed him dragging a ...
02:45 2019-07-01

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered critici...
21:15 2019-06-12

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third anniv...
23:15 2019-06-12

Throngs attend Trump's official 2020 reelection kickoff in Florida Thousands of adoring fans are in Orlando for what they say will be a historic event. Though his reelection campaign began the day he took office, the...
12:45 2019-06-19

Bird in Florida spotted feeding baby chick cigarette butt A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt, prompting one woman to remind beachgoers this summer to clea...
00:15 2019-06-29

Florida dad leaps over 4-foot-high pool gate to save son from drowning A Florida father says he drummed up “Superman strength” to leap over a 4-foot-high fence in a single bound when his toddler son fell in a pool on th...
18:45 2019-06-27

Mike Martin Jr. to be named Florida State's new baseball coach Florida State assistant Mark Martin Jr. will replace his father Mike Martin, the NCAA's record-holder for career wins who is retiring after 40 y...
19:00 2019-06-21

Florida man tricks suspected burglar into thinking iPhone was gun until cops arrived A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back by holding his iPhone like a gun o...
17:45 2019-06-14

In troubled Florida, Democrats reckon with the presidential debates and an economy that can seem cruel To win in 2020, the Democratic nominee will need the votes of struggling Americans. But to some of them, the candidate jousting seems distant from th...
00:45 2019-06-30

Trump kicks off 2020 reelection campaign at raucous Florida rally “Together we stared down a corrupt and broken political establishment and restored government by and for the people,” Trump told the crowd of 20,000 ...
03:30 2019-06-19

De Blasio calls Florida migrant detention center a ‘prison camp’ HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Mayor Bill de Blasio described the Homestead detention center that’s housing 2,300 unaccompanied migrant children as a “...
18:45 2019-06-27

Florida Chick-fil-A franchise owner arrested for child molestation: cops A Florida Chick-fil-A franchise owner was arrested Wednesday on two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation of a 15-year-old, the Pinellas County S...
09:15 2019-06-13

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to dete...
03:45 2019-06-22

Throngs await Trump's official 2020 re-election kickoff in Florida Thousands of adoring fans are in Orlando for what they say will be a historical event. Though his re-election campaign began the day he took office, ...
02:45 2019-06-19

Watch: Florida man dresses as Spider-Man to pressure wash church roof A perplexed Florida resident captured video when he spotted an unusual scene in his neighborhood: someone in a Spider-Man costume pressure-cleaning t...
23:30 2019-06-18

Giant snakes in the Florida Everglades: How scientists are using Burmese pythons as spies The giant invasive snakes quickly put a stranglehold on Florida's wildlife. Now scientists in the Everglades are turning them against one anothe...
19:00 2019-06-18

Trump begins 2020 US presidential election campaign with Florida rally The president talked tariffs and his former rivals during his first official rally for the 2020 election. He used his speech to position himself as a...
12:45 2019-06-19

Hackers Strike Another Small Florida City, Demanding Hefty Ransom For the second week in a row, a small Florida city has agreed to pay cyber criminals hundreds of thousands of dollars after a ransomware attack cripp...
19:15 2019-06-27

New Florida law allows medics to carry firearms when responding to 'high-risk' operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents...
12:15 2019-07-02

Florida man arrested for pelting girlfriend with McDonald’s sweet and sour packets A Florida man pelted his girlfriend in the “head and face area” with sweet and sour sauce packets Sunday because he was angry she had ...
09:15 2019-07-02

Florida couple jailed after drugs, toddler found in roach-infested car DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida couple had a toddler girl inside a roach-infested car while they were using drugs. The DeLand Police De...
08:45 2019-07-02

Florida teen threw hot coffee on Burger King worker: police A Florida teenager hurled a cup of hot coffee at Burger King employee over the weekend, scalding the fast-food worker in an attack, police said. Anas...
16:45 2019-07-01

Riviera Beach, Florida votes to pay $600K ransom after latest cyberattack Hackers have targeted another city with another ransomware cyberattack -- this time in South Florida, where officials have agreed to pay $600,000 to ...
21:15 2019-06-20

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last mo...
06:00 2019-07-02

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis breaks with GOP and signs drug importation bill Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday to allow prescription drug importation into the state, defying GOP orthodoxy to address th...
00:30 2019-06-12

Florida lawmakers want to make the Pulse nightclub site a national memorial In the days ahead of the third anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida lawmakers have proposed plans to designate the...
00:45 2019-06-12

Florida city pays hackers $600,000 in ransom to save computer records The hackers apparently got into the city’s system when an employee clicked on an email link that allowed them to upload malware.   &...
01:45 2019-06-20

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of $600,000 to criminals who crippled the city’s computer system after ...
23:30 2019-06-20

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs....
11:15 2019-06-12

Trump targets Hispanic vote in Florida battleground for re-election kickoff President Donald Trump will kick off his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday in downtown Orlando, an indication of Florida's importance to his bid to r...
17:00 2019-06-17

Biden, Sanders blast Trump after he launches 2020 campaign at Florida rally WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders livestreamed a surly response to President Trump’s first official campaign rally of the president cycle, while...
06:01 2019-06-19

Florida woman posted on Facebook moments before fatally stabbing boyfriend: police Moments before allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death on Saturday, a Florida woman wrote on Facebook that women should never let a man “put his ha...
18:15 2019-07-09

Ron DeSantis orders review of election security across Florida after Russia hack revealed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered a review of election systems and cybersecurity in his state on Wednesday after it was revealed the networks of two ...
00:45 2019-05-23

Florida man obsessed with Bulgarian camgirl before allegedly killing his family, records show A Florida man accused of killing his family after stealing $200,000 to fund a depraved online relationship with a Bulgarian camgirl sent her sex toys...
13:30 2019-05-31

Albino alligators at Florida animal park produce rare batch of 19 eggs Earlier this month, staff members at an animal park in Florida were delighted to learn that an albino alligator “couple” at their facility produced a...
21:45 2019-06-27

Jeff Sims aims big future at Florida State as critical recruit for Seminoles Jeff Sims is a talented quarterback, but he represents Florida State's most important recruit because of their need for a signal caller.  ...
17:15 2019-07-08

SEC: Florida businessman agrees to proposed judgment in $27 million 'lucrative market manipulation' Florida businessman Barry Honig agreed to a proposed judgment with the SEC in a case it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," according to Monday f...
03:45 2019-06-18

Central Florida quarterback Darriel Mack Jr. suffers broken ankle, out indefinitely University of Central Florida quarterback Darriel Mack Jr. is out indefinitely after suffering a broken ankle in a non-football-related activity this...
23:15 2019-07-10

Florida police officer uses his body to stop rolling car from hitting elderly owner (WESH/NBC News) Security footage shows a Florida police officer leaping into action to save an elderly driver from her own car. The video shows a pol...
09:45 2019-06-20

Florida police officer pulled along at 60 miles per hour during traffic stop gone wrong (WESH/NBC News) Dramatic body camera footage shows a Florida police officer being dragged after a traffic stop gone wrong. Orlando Police say Zavier ...
09:45 2019-06-20

Florida man drags police officer clinging to vehicle in harrowing bodycam video A police officer in Florida had a harrowing experience last month during a traffic stop when a man took off and dragged him at speeds of up to 60 mph...
00:30 2019-06-21

Florida dad who raped 1-year-old daughter, posted videos on dark web, gets 70 years: report A former paramedic from Florida was sentenced to 70 years in prison for recording a series of heinous videos of himself raping his 1-year-old daughte...
10:30 2019-07-15

Florida city pays hackers $600K in bitcoin to get computer systems back A small city in Florida has agreed to pay nearly $600,000 in bitcoin ransom to hackers who took control of its computer systems in a ransomware attac...
02:15 2019-06-21

Florida woman says dad died of flesh-eating bacteria less than 48 hours after entering water A Tennessee man died just 48 hours after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria from waters in Florida after his daughter says the hospital he was treat...
01:15 2019-07-14

Scarborough trolls Trump for 'dull' Florida rally: Like 'Elvis in '77' trying to sing the hits "Morning Joe" co-host Joe Scarborough ripped President Trump's performance at a rally in Orlando, Florida, which officially launched his 2020 re-elec...
18:15 2019-06-19

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his ...
07:30 2019-06-19

Florida executives get less than year in prison for selling subpar body armor for troops Two executives at a Florida-based security products firm were sentenced to less than a year in prison last week after being convicted of selling sub-...
03:45 2019-06-22

NBA legend Dennis Rodman accused of randomly smacking man in face at Florida party A police report obtained by the South Florida Sun Sentinel states that NBA legend Dennis Rodman “open hand smacked” a man at a party last...
00:30 2019-05-26

Tesla stock drops after a report that Autopilot was engaged during a deadly crash in Florida The National Transportation Safety Board said Tesla's Autopilot system was active when a driver was killed in during a 2018 crash in Florida. &...
15:15 2019-05-21

Florida woman twerks for store's security cameras, suspected of stealing Florida police are searching for a twerking shoplifter, who allegedly stole $377 worth of items with an accomplice.       ...
22:30 2019-06-03

Florida inmates spend Fourth of July comforting shelter dogs from fireworks Dogs at a Florida shelter won’t have to endure Fourth of July fireworks all alone. The animals — known to be frightened during one of America&#...
05:45 2019-07-04

Florida man wearing ‘COKE’ t-shirt arrested for selling crack cocaine: police A Florida ex-convict was wearing a shirt emblazoned with the word “COKE” while selling crack cocaine to an undercover agent last week, an arrest affi...
14:15 2019-06-12

Ex-deputy charged for not responding to Florida school shooting remains in jail: judge The former Florida sheriff's deputy criminally charged for his lack of response to the 2018 mass shooting at a Parkland high school that left 17 dead...
22:30 2019-06-05

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out insid...
07:45 2019-06-06

Florida woman suffers rare condition that leaves odors “stuck in her head” (SNN) Alyssa Mandel has to avoid a lot of places, but in the kitchen, she’s usually okay. “I had just started my new job, and at the job,...
11:45 2019-07-05

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bill requiring felons pay off fines before regaining right to vote Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed off on a bill requiring felons to pay off their financial obligations before they are granted the right to vote, a t...
04:30 2019-06-29

Billionaire Chris Cline’s doomed helicopter was headed to Florida on medical emergency The Bahamian helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline, his daughter and five others, was headed to Fort Lauderdale for a gue...
19:30 2019-07-06

Duke star Zion Williamson suing Florida sports marketing firm Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson is suing a Florida sports marketing firm to terminate his contract, saying the deal violated North Carolina law...
07:30 2019-06-14

Strip club to host golf tournament at Trump resort in South Florida The event is to take place at Trump National Doral Miami, where business has slipped, and is advertising the “caddy girl of your choice” for a fee to...
04:45 2019-07-10

Florida city reportedly fires IT director after being forced to pay $460G in ransomware attack A Florida city fired an information technology employee following a 400,000 malware payout to hackers in a cyber attack, which targeted their servers...
16:15 2019-07-03

'Modern day hamburglar' arrested in South Florida; cooked meal, stole safe A burglar captured on surveillance cooking a late-night meal at a Wendy's restaurant and then stealing a safe in South Florida has been identified an...
13:00 2019-07-01

Lifehacker How to Watch the July 2nd Solar Eclipse From Anywhere in the World | Gizmodo Florida City Lifehacker How to Watch the July 2nd Solar Eclipse From Anywhere in the World | Gizmodo Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin ...
15:15 2019-07-02

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a ...
20:15 2019-06-10

Florida dad spots shark lurking near kids while taking beach photos with drone A Florida family’s summer beach outing was interrupted when a dad said he spotted a shark lurking through the shallow water near his three young chil...
08:30 2019-07-02

Florida dad dives over pool fence to save toddler son, dramatic video shows A Florida dad is being hailed as “Superman” after a quick-thinking and daring rescue to save his toddler son who fell into a pool on Sunday was captu...
02:45 2019-06-28

Florida man arrested after pelting girlfriend with McDonald's sweet and sour packets: police A Florida man pelted his girlfriend in the "head and face area" with sweet and sour sauce packets on Sunday because he was angry she had "bought the ...
08:30 2019-07-02

Ex-Florida Gators star Tony Joiner charged with murdering his wife in 2016 Tony Joiner, 33, a former Florida Gators football star, has been arrested and charged with murdering his wife over three years after she was pronounc...
23:15 2019-06-09

Florida blast rocks shopping center, 21 hurt; ruptured gas line eyed An explosion obliterated a vacant restaurant at a shopping center in South Florida on Saturday, injuring at least 21 people and showering the parking...
08:30 2019-07-07

Trump’s company cancels strip-club-sponsored golf tournament at his Florida resort The Trump Organization said it canceled Shadow Cabaret’s tournament after the nonprofit named as the beneficiary of the event — Miami Allstars Founda...
03:45 2019-07-11

Mike Martin Jr. selected to succeed legendary dad as Florida State's new baseball coach Florida State assistant Mark Martin Jr. will replace his father Mike Martin, the NCAA's record-holder for career wins who is retiring after 40 y...
03:30 2019-06-22

As it prepares to launch astronauts, Boeing plans to move space headquarters from Arlington to Florida Boeing will move its space headquarters from Arlington, Va., to the Florida Space Coast as it pursues a number of rocket and spacecraft programs, inc...
22:45 2019-06-19

Florida health officials warn of rabies in Disney World's Epcot theme park Health officials in Florida have issued a 60-day rabies alert for an area surrounding Disney World’s popular Epcot theme park, urging tourists and re...
09:45 2019-07-11

Florida Dem ends campaign after claim she removed ‘77 bullets’ from Pulse shooting victims challenged A Democratic candidate for Florida’s House reportedly has ended her campaign after being challenged on her detailed and graphic claims she treated vi...
05:15 2019-06-30

Cori "Coco" Gauff, a 15-year-old Florida native, is the youngest player to qualify for Wimbledon American tennis prodigy Cori "Coco" Gauff just became the youngest player in the Open Era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon's main dra...
02:15 2019-06-28

Watch: President Trump debuts Hillary Clinton impression during Florida campaign rally It's been years since President Trump rolled out his nickname for Hillary Clinton, but on Tuesday night he unveiled a potentially new impression of h...
08:15 2019-06-19

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has beco...
17:45 2019-05-24

A Bird Strike Caused an Air Force Plane to Accidentally Drop Three Training Bombs on Florida According to the FAA, over 14,000 bird strikes happen every year at US airports. Most of the time they’re inconsequential, occasionally they can caus...
22:45 2019-07-04

Protesters Highlight Gay Rights, Puerto Rico, Immigration as Trump Relaunches Campaign in Florida (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a near...
03:15 2019-06-19

Florida governor signs bill making it harder for felons to regain voting rights A civil rights group immediately filed a lawsuit to block the law, which requires those convicted of felonies to repay all fines and fees associated ...
13:45 2019-06-29

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid abo...
03:45 2019-06-12

Florida’s Holmes Beach Police Department is hoping to reunite a prosthetic ear with its rightful owner (WFLA) Here’s a tale of an unusual “lost and found” item. Somebody turned in a rubber, prosthetic ear and Florida’s Holmes Beach Po...
06:45 2019-06-23

Don't eat fish from Florida lake experiencing toxic algae bloom, biologist cautions A biologist warned against eating fish from Lake Okeechobee after a toxic bloom was discovered. At least one local fishing guide disagrees.  &#...
04:45 2019-06-16

Florida police thwart smuggling of McDonald's burgers and sandwiches, chewing tobacco into jail   Reps for the Clay County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) in Florida announced that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’...
00:45 2019-06-02