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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, officials said in a Facebook post....

Two giraffes struck dead by lightning at Florida preserve

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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 officials said on Tuesday tests show 1-year-old Jioni and 10-year-old Lily, a male and female giraffe...
2019-06-11 20:45

Boat bursts into flames after being struck by lightning in Boston Electrifying footage shows a small boat getting hit by a huge bolt of lightning in Massachusetts — immediately bursting into flames. “Holy s–t, that boat is on fire!” a woman says as the boat docked in South Boston after the d...
2019-07-08 14:15

High school grads die after being struck by lightning in park Two high school graduates are dead after reportedly being struck by lightning Thursday in a Pennsylvania park. Brendan McGwon, 18, and Kaitlyn Rosensteel, 18, were fishing at Mammoth Park Lake in Mount Pleasant Township at around 4 p.m when witnesses...
2019-06-15 02:30

Russian spacecraft struck by lightning moments after takeoff Electrifying footage shows a Russian space rocket the moment it’s struck by lightning on takeoff. The Soyuz-2.1b rocket was zapped after launching Monday, officials said. The huge bolt appears to go right through the spacecraft, which carried a...
2019-05-28 19:30

Woman dies after being struck by lightning in Scottish Highlands Fifty-five-year-old woman was hiking near Glencoe on Saturday evening when walking group was hitA woman has died after being struck by lightning while walking on a mountain range on the west coast of Scotland.The 55-year-old, who has not been named, ...
2019-06-09 06:45

Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say lightning struck a motorcyclist on a Florida interstate, causing a crash and his death. The Florida Highway Patrol tells news outlets the lightning strike hit the driver Sunday afternoon as rode southbou...
2019-06-10 11:00

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 lightning....
2019-07-10 23:30

Florida officer injured after being struck by teen driving stolen car, police say A Florida police sergeant was treated for his injuries Monday night after a 15-year-old, who was driving a stolen car, crashed into his patrol car, police say. ...
2019-07-17 06:45

One dead, others injured in lightning strike near South Carolina river Authorities say lightning struck a popular river gathering spot in South Carolina on Independence Day, killing one person and injuring as many as a dozen.        ...
2019-07-05 01:00

Know the difference: lightning facts vs. lightning myths “When thunder roars, go indoors”. This is a truism that actually holds up. However, much of what we think about lightning is fiction. Knowing the difference between fact and myth can save you or someone else. If it’s not raining or there ...
2019-07-03 11:00

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.        ...
2019-07-07 23:00

1 dead after 2 small planes collide near Florida airpark GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two small planes collided in air near a Florida airpark, killing one man and injuring another. Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Dylan Bryan said 77-year-old David Dollarhide had just taken off in a two-...
2019-05-29 23:45

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 an alligator. The Ledger reports that a person found the body floating west of Fort Me...
2019-06-29 23:30

Cops receive ‘most Florida call of the week’ about dead shark, live alligator in creek Cops in the Sunshine State found a dead shark and a live alligator in the same freshwater creek — and called it “the most Florida call of the week.” The Alachua County Sheriff tweeted Sunday that deputies made the discovery in Lake ...
2019-05-22 20:45

Florida Fish & Wildlife officials say someone has been shooting alligators after several were found dead in a Collier County canal (WBBH/NBC News) The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is working with law enforcement to find out who shot several alligators found dead in a Collier County canal. “It’s ridiculous. Why kill an animal that’s not bothering you and is w...
2019-06-22 15:45

The Best Moisturizers with SPF Will Preserve Your Good Looks for Years to Come Sun protection is crucial and a moisturizer that contains SPF is an easy way to make it a daily habit. GQ’s Best Stuff has the best for every skin type and budget....
2019-05-31 00:30

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic downturns rather than deplete it chasing higher growth....
2019-06-30 21:15

Preserve Your Posture With This $20 Swiveling Laptop Stand Staring at a laptop screen sitting on a desk is terrible for your neck and your posture, but a laptop stand can bring your screen up to a more ergonomic height. This one from Lamicall looks great, rotates 360 degrees on its base, and is only $20 righ...
2019-06-08 00:15

‘Archaeology of D-Day’ Aims to Preserve What the Soldiers Left Behind For the past 10 years, a cadre of field researchers in France has been digging up, documenting and cataloging the physical remains of the Normandy invasion....
2019-06-05 18:15

Notre Dame restoration law will preserve monument's design The French government has passed a law regulating the restoration of the Paris cathedral. It called for work to be completed swiftly while preserving the building's French-Gothic appearance as it was before the fire....
2019-05-29 01:15

Microsoft Launches Programme to Preserve Cultural Heritage Using AI Microsoft said it will "use AI to work with non-profits, universities and governments around the world to help preserve the languages we speak, the places we live and the artefacts we treasure."...
2019-07-13 04:30

Rebuilding Aleppo: 'We cannot preserve the place but we can save our memories' Thousands of Aleppians are using a Facebook group to share their way of life before the Syrian warGoing to the hammam was once a beloved ritual for Aleppo resident Atef Shikhouni and his friends. Recalling the boisterous, joyful experience, the 55-ye...
2019-07-15 21:15

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:00

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
2019-07-18 00:15

US seeks to preserve alliance with Turkey, despite rift over Russian missiles CAN THIS MARRIAGE BE SAVED? The Pentagon is trying to salvage what’s left of a relationship torn asunder by Turkey’s defiance of U.S. warnings that acquiring Russian S-400 air defenses would make it an unacceptable partner to help build, or buy, Amer...
2019-07-18 13:45

Vietnam calls in Russian experts to help preserve corpse of Ho Chi Minh Vietnam has formed a special team of experts, including four Russian scientists, to help preserve the embalmed body of the Communist-ruled state's founding leader, Ho Chi Minh, according to a written copy of the official decision seen by Reuters....
2019-06-20 08:45

Vietnam seeks Russian scientists to help preserve Ho Chi Minh's body The Vietnamese government is forming a team of experts that includes several Russian scientists to help preserve the embalmed corpse of founding leader Ho Chi Minh, according to a report....
2019-06-20 23:15

A dead planet is orbiting a dead sun in a distant dead solar system A piece of a planet that survived the death of its star has been spotted orbiting the stellar corpse. Planets in our solar system may look similar when the sun dies...
2019-05-21 16:30

French finance minister Le Maire says necessary to preserve Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was necessary to preserve the alliance between Renault SA and Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd , which he said has benefited the French automaker with synergies and technology....
2019-06-09 12:45

REFILE-French finance minister says necessary to preserve Renault-Nissan alliance French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was necessary to preserve the alliance between Renault SA and Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd, which he said has benefited the French automaker with synergies and technology....
2019-06-09 21:30

Kohl's cutting prices and increasing promotions to preserve market share Kohl's poor first quarter performance will spawn bargains for sharp-eyed shoppers in coming months as the retailer cuts prices to preserve market share.        ...
2019-05-22 07:15

Opinion: Alyssa Naeher makes a statement with penalty save to preserve US win at World Cup Alyssa Naeher, who has been ruthlessly compared to predecessors Hope Solo and Briana Scurry, saved the USWNT in the semifinals vs. England.       ...
2019-07-03 06:00

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
2019-06-15 09:15

The NHL Awards Were Worth It Just For One Burn On The Lightning I’ve historically not been a fan of the NHL Awards being held after the season, rather than before the playoffs. I don’t care, by this point, who won what—the debates have long since cooled, and the regular season feels like something from the distan...
2019-06-20 16:15

Don't believe these iPhone Lightning cable myths Makers of third-party Lightning cables for iPhones keep pushing falsehoods to try to dupe people into buying their cables. Here are three myths you should ignore....
2019-06-14 17:30

'Men in Black' can't catch lightning despite 'Thor' duo Receiving a power boost from the Marvel stable, "Men in Black: International" returns to the goofy universe where the wackiest tabloids contain the real news and aliens hide in plain sight. The movie conjures some of the goofy charms associated with ...
2019-06-12 16:45

iPhone 11 may finally ditch Lightning for USB-C A report a few weeks ago claimed the iPhone 11 will ship with an 18W charger in the box, which is easily one of the most exciting iPhone 11 rumors so far. That’s the same USB-C charger that ships with the 2019 iPad Pros and which can be purchas...
2019-06-10 23:45

U.S. says it struck al Qaeda in Syria The United States said it carried out a strike on Sunday against al Qaeda in northwest Syria, calling the area a "safe haven" for the group to plot attacks overseas....
2019-07-01 13:45

Lightning’s Callahan diagnosed with back disease TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has been diagnosed with degenerative back disease and will be placed on long-term injury reserve. Team vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois made the announcement Thursday, sa...
2019-06-21 01:45

Patricia Battin, Lightning Rod in a Library War, Dies at 89 A leading librarian who championed high tech, she dueled with preservationists like Nicholson Baker over how best to protect the written word for posterity....
2019-06-05 23:45

National Lightning Safety Awareness Week National Lightning Safety Awareness week was started in 2001 to call attention to this underrated killer. Since then, U.S. lightning fatalities have dropped from about 50 per year to about 30. This reduction in fatalities is largely due to greater aw...
2019-06-24 10:30

This Lightning Cable Can Charge Your iPhone Even When It's Not Plugged Into Anything Like a snake that just ate an oversized rat, this Lightning cable from Nomad has a hump in the middle, and that hump is a 2800mAh battery....
2019-07-19 02:15

Lightning trade J.T. Miller to Canucks in cap crunch J.T. Miller is on the move again. The former Rangers center was dealt from the Lightning to the Canucks for goalie Marek Mazanec, a 2019 third-round pick and a 2020 conditional pick. The 2020 pick converts to a 2021 first-rounder if the Canucks miss ...
2019-06-22 21:15

Preparing for Monsoon: Lightning myths and facts TUCSON – Lightning in Southern Arizona can be a beautiful sight, especially during Monsoon. A shocking statistic says Arizona is one of the top 10 states for the number of people killed by lightning. Education is key. We have heard all the myt...
2019-06-13 12:30

Ragnarok Duo Can't Help MiB: International Catch Lightning in a Bottle Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson star in Men in Black: International, a spin-off soft reboot of the 22-year-old franchise that borrows the stars of Thor: Ragnarok, but none of its magic....
2019-06-14 19:45

‘I’m really thankful I’m still alive:’ Boy survives lightning strike (KHNL) Three people were struck by lightning during severe weather Tuesday night, in a rare occurrence that prompted Honolulu, Hawaii city officials to urge residents to take extra precautions during thundershowers. Those injured include a 10-year-ol...
2019-06-27 23:30

Forecast Of Thunderstorm And lightning In Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand The India Meteorological Department (IMD) today said thunderstorm will be accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (40-50 kmph) at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand....
2019-06-15 10:45

Charge Your iPhone Faster With This $9 USB-C to Lightning Cable [Exclusive] Third party USB-C to Lightning cables can finally get Apple’s MFi blessing for faster charging speeds (50% in 30 minutes on the latest iPhones!), and we’ve got an exclusive deal that brings one down to $9, the best price we’ve ever seen for any of th...
2019-05-29 16:45

Man dies after lightning strike causes tree limb to crush car A Connecticut man was killed when a tree was struck by lightning — sending a massive limb, along with electrical wires, crashing onto his car, according to a report. Jarrod Marotto, 21, of Southington, was in his car around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday when t...
2019-07-18 20:00

Rio’s Christ the Redeemer Statue Survives Despite Lightning Strikes Perhaps the best-known landmark in the vast country of Brazil is the colossal statue, ‘Christ the Redeemer’. At 125 feet high, it continues to stand tall despite the fact that it has been struck by lightning multiple times.  ...
2019-06-30 12:00

Four Killed In Separate Incidents Of Lightning Strike In Chhattisgarh Four people, including two brothers, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike during rain and thunderstorm in northern part of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 16:15

Revolution weather lightning delays, beat Rapids 2-1 Teal Bunbury scored his 50th MLS goal and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 in a match that included three weather delays       ...
2019-07-05 10:45

Lightning strike injures up to 12 people in South Carolina A lightning strike on the Fourth of July injured as many as a dozen people near a South Carolina sand bar, according to reports. The incident was reported around 2:10 p.m. Thursday near a river by the Lawshe Plantation, where a tree was struck by the...
2019-07-04 23:30

Fan taken to hospital after struck by Bellinger’s foul LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman at Dodger Stadium has been taken to a hospital for precautionary tests after being struck in the head by a foul ball from Los Angeles star Cody Bellinger during the first inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies. The y...
2019-06-24 00:30

Cyclist dies almost 4 months after being struck on I-19, Ajo Way TUCSON – A bicyclist died Wednesday from injuries sustained earlier this year in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 19 and Ajo Way. Tucson Police Department says 70-year-old David V. Ramirez died from injuries sustained on March 12 during the incid...
2019-07-05 23:30

55-year-old man fatally struck by BMW in Harlem A man was fatally struck by a BMW early Saturday in Harlem, police said. The 55-year-old was crossing Lenox Avenue near West 112th Street shortly after 4 a.m. when he was struck by a 2013 gold BMW. The victim, whose name was not immediately released ...
2019-05-25 20:45

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar E3 2019 PC rumours Red Dead Redemption 2 updates this week extend beyond mere content updates to the game and Red Dead Online, but also some sneaky suspicions that the game could be released on PC too....
2019-06-09 20:15

12 Dead In Shooting At Government Building In Virginia; Gunman Shot Dead A longtime municipal employee in Virginia Beach shot and killed 11 people Friday afternoon and injured several others inside a public works building before he was killed in an exchange of gunfire with......
2019-06-01 15:45

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar Soundtrack Release Date Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week focuses on some new content updates for Red Dead Online and a surprise announcement for The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack...
2019-06-15 23:15

Lightning strikes twice: Dad wins 6 figures in lottery for the second time in 18 months Peter Alley of Bar Harbor, Maine won a $500,000 prize from a scratch-off ticket he bought for $20 last month.        ...
2019-07-16 21:15

Russian Rocket Gets Hit by Lightning, Continues Hurtling Toward Space Like Nothing Happened A Russian Soyuz-2-1b rocket was struck by lightning yesterday, just seconds after liftoff. Remarkably, the uncrewed rocket continued on its mission as if nothing had happened.Read more......
2019-05-28 20:30

Meet the blockchain developer building 12 Lightning apps in 12 months Devs love a challenge, and there’s a mountain of opportunity in Bitcoin and blockchain. One of the fastest growing areas of blockchain development is Bitcoin sidechain, the Lightning Network. To learn more about the possibilities that the Lightning N...
2019-07-04 17:15

At Least 19 Killed Due To Dust Storm, Lightning In Parts Of Uttar Pradesh At least 19 persons were killed and 48 injured due to dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh, the state relief commissioner said today....
2019-06-07 13:15

USA beat Jamaica to go into Gold Cup final after lightning delays play Jamaica 1-3 USANicholson 69; McKennie 9, Pulisic 52, 87The United States will face Mexico in the Gold Cup final after two goals from Christian Pulisic helped the hosts to a 3-1 win over Jamaica on Wednesday.The home side got the perfect start after e...
2019-07-04 16:45

REFILE-Russian crash plane was hit by lightning: investigation report A Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger jet that crashed in May killing 41 people was struck by lightning that disabled its autopilot system, according to a preliminary report from crash investigators, Russian news agencies reported on Friday....
2019-06-14 17:30

Higa waits out lightning, remains in U.S. Women's Open lead Mamiko Higa of Japan rolled in a 10-foot birdie at the final hole to end the day as she started it, with a one-stroke lead, at the U.S. Women's Open on Friday....
2019-06-01 04:15

Lightning strike in Colorado injures 8 hikers, 1 critically, officials say Several people were injured -- including one critically -- when lightning struck near a group of hikers in Colorado on Sunday, according to officials....
2019-07-02 22:45

Why Salesforce decided to open source Lightning Web Components Framework At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Ryan Shellack spoke with TechRepublic about the company's announcement to open source its Lightning Web Components Framework and build a community of developers around its platforms....
2019-06-14 19:30

Trump hopes lightning strikes twice as 2020 campaign set to launch When Trump kicks off his re-election bid in Florida next week, the insurgent is now the incumbent – and it appears the presidency hasn’t changed his strategyWhen Donald Trump launches his presidential re-election campaign next week, he will do it at ...
2019-06-13 15:45

Heatwave Persists Across India, Dust Storm, Lightning Kills 26 In UP The north and central regions of India seethed under heatwave conditions on Friday forcing people to stay indoors, even as a severe dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh killed at......
2019-06-08 04:15

Machado hopes lightning doesn't strike twice in rematch with Cancio Alberto Machado is determined to put the first loss of his career behind him in a rematch with Andrew Cancio on Friday, and he vows to be better prepared this time to regain his junior lightweight world title....
2019-06-19 17:30

Man dies, wife injured in lightning strike on Colorado peak DENVER — A Denver man has died after being struck by lightning while hiking on a Colorado peak. The Denver Post reports the 36-year-old man died while his 37-year-old wife sustained non-life threatening injuries Sunday on Bear Peak. Officials did not...
2019-07-15 19:30

Long Island man survives lightning strike, being thrown 20 feet in air A Long Island man is lucky to be alive after he was struck by a lightning bolt outside his Northport home — sending him flying around 20 feet through the air, according to police....
2019-06-03 23:30

Lightning strike in South Carolina kills at least 1; others injured: reports At least one person was killed and as many as 12 others were injured on Independence Day when lightning struck in South Carolina at a popular river gathering spot, according to reports....
2019-07-05 05:30

A Lightning Strike Decided the Fluke NASCAR Winner at Daytona NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway are often unpredictable, since roughly 40 cars race in a giant, turbulent pack that could go tumbling down the track like a Jenga tower at any time. But Sunday’s race was unpredictable in a different wa...
2019-07-09 00:45

Russia’s Soyuz rocket got nailed by lightning shortly after launch When planning for a rocket launch there are many things that have to be taken into account, and one of the biggest factors is always the weather. Launches are delayed frequently due to uncooperative weather conditions such as brisk high-level winds a...
2019-06-01 08:45

Lightning strikes tree near clubhouse at US Women's Open Lightning struck a large tree between the 18th fairway and 11th green at the Country Club of Charleston during a weather delay at the U.S. Women's Open        ...
2019-06-02 07:15

Motorcylist killed by lightning strike while riding on major interstate VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A motorcyclist who died Sunday in Florida after being struck by lightning is the 12th person killed in a motorcycle-related lightning death in the United States since 2006. The 45-year-old man from Charlotte, North Caroli...
2019-06-11 09:15

FROM THE FIELD: New sensors protect vulnerable Malawians against deadly lightning The deadly threat of lightning strikes, as well as their damaging impact on a country’s development, has been recognized in a new project supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP). ...
2019-05-21 16:15

Why Salesforce decided to open source its Lightning Web Components framework Salesforce's Ryan Schellack spoke with TechRepublic about the company's announcement to open source its Lightning Web Components framework and build a community of developers around its platforms....
2019-06-14 21:00

Logano on pole for NASCAR Daytona after lightning stops qualifying Penske's Joey Logano will start the NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona from pole position after persistent lightning led to the cancellation of qualifying...
2019-07-06 00:45

TPD officer struck from behind by vehicle while stopped at red light Tucson Police Dept. says an officer stopped at a red light was hit from behind by another vehicle travelling at high speeds. After colliding with the officer the suspect driving the vehicle fled the scene. Authorities say the patrol car was hit so ha...
2019-06-09 21:00

TPD identifies man struck, killed by vehicle in midtown TUCSON – The man killed in Monday night’s fatal pedestrian-involved collision was identified Tuesday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, 37-year-old Brennan Thomas was crossing Speedway Boulevard at around 11 p.m. when he wa...
2019-06-19 01:15

California man arrested after boy, 5, struck in the head with bullet California police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly fired a gun into his neighbor’s home and struck a five-year-old in the head with a bullet while the boy was watching cartoons, a report said....
2019-07-17 17:45

My hatred of broccoli has apparently struck a chord Dear John: Your broccoli comments could be viewed by some as market manipulation. Supply and demand can be a very personal and fickle thing, just like the like (or dislike) of broccoli....
2019-05-26 11:45

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A pedestrian sustained minor injuries after the individual was struck by a vehicle in Sierra Vista Friday afternoon. According to Sierra Vista Police Department, the person was struck near Coronado and Willcox drives. Offi...
2019-07-06 06:30

Cyclist dies two months after he was struck by UPS truck in NYC A bicyclist who was struck by a UPS truck in Manhattan two months ago has succumbed to his injuries, making him one of 15 riders killed on city streets so far this year, police confirmed Friday. New Jersey real estate agent Victor Ang, 74, was riding...
2019-07-06 00:30

Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Benson BENSON, Ariz. – A person has died after a train struck a pedestrian in Benson Monday morning. According to Union Pacific Railroad officials, the incident occurred at 9:56 a.m. at the railroad intersection at South San Pedro Street, near Fourth ...
2019-06-18 04:30

Bicyclist struck in Sioux Falls has died SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say a bicyclist struck by a motorist in Sioux Falls has died. Authorities say 84-year old Kenneth Gunderson died Wednesday morning of internal injuries. A pickup driver hit him at an Interstate 29 intersection about 7 ...
2019-06-12 20:15

Crews converge on neighborhood struck by tornado Crews are working to clear debris and restore power to neighborhoods in Jefferson City, Missouri, damaged by a devastating tornado (May 24)        ...
2019-05-25 00:45

Leon Edwards: MMA saved me from being 'dead, in prison or dead broke' Leon Edwards will fight Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday. For Edwards, getting to this point meant leaving a life filled with violence, crime and gangs....
2019-07-19 04:45

Kenan Thompson zinged the Lightning at NHL Awards show and the players seemed annoyed "Saturday Night Live's" Kenan Thompson had a joke for the Tampa Bay Lightning during his opening monologue at the NHL Awards show.       ...
2019-06-20 08:30

Lightning strikes Southwest flight traveling from Baltimore to Puerto Rico Federal aviation officials say a Southwest Airlines passenger flight from Baltimore was struck by lightning during journey to San Juan, Puerto Rico.        ...
2019-07-09 18:00

Lightning strike blamed in Kentucky blaze that scotched 45,000 barrels of bourbon A massive fire that destroyed a Kentucky Jim Beam bourbon warehouse containing some 45,000 barrels of whiskey on Wednesday may have been caused by a lightning strike, a spokesman for the company said....
2019-07-03 23:30

Sportwatch: Storm v Knights, Suns v Saints, Lightning v Magpies and more – live! Updates from around Australia on a busy day of sportAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 6.19am BST Women’s World Cup: There’s been plenty of talk about the Matildas post-Brazil game but sadly, not all of it has been focused on the football with...
2019-06-15 07:45

The world capitals of Bigfoot sightings, lightning, murder and more odd claims to fame 24/7 Tempo reviewed hundreds of unofficial capitals of the world, and selected 30 that possess substantial evidence to back their titles.       ...
2019-07-11 22:45

Huawei was about to become the world's largest phone maker when the US struck A few weeks ago, both IDC and Strategy Analytics chimed in with their global phone market share results. What the research shops clearly demonstrated is the breathtaking ascent of Huawei in the span of a few short quarters. The largest Chinese manufa...
2019-05-29 17:15

Skateboarder dies from injuries after struck by vehicle in midtown TUCSON – The victim of Thursday’s fatal pedestrian collision in central Tucson was identified by Tucson Police Department Friday. According to TPD, a man riding a skateboard westbound on 22nd Street near Swan Road was struck by a black 20...
2019-06-15 07:15

Indy 500 crew member struck, carried off on stretcher An Indy 500 crew member was carried off on a stretcher after being struck by his racer’s car less than halfway through the competition. Chris Minot, a tire changer part of Jordan King’s team, was sent to the track floor grimacing in pain ...
2019-05-27 01:15

Halep star struck at meeting duchesses at Wimbledon Simona Halep joined the list of tennis royalty at Wimbledon, then got a bit star struck at meeting the real thing       ...
2019-07-13 20:00

Frontline oil tanker struck by torpedo off UAE coast: Tradewinds An oil tanker owned by Norway's Frontline has been struck by a torpedo off the coast of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, shipping newspaper Tradewinds reported on Thursday, citing unnamed industry sources....
2019-06-13 10:45

3 teen soccer players fatally struck by out-of-control SUV Three teenage soccer players on their way to a tournament in Miami were struck and killed by an out-of-control vehicle, according to police. The young athletes were waiting at a bus stop around 5:30 a.m. Saturday in North Miami when the driver of an ...
2019-05-27 16:00

Pedestrian struck near Oracle Road near Fort Lowell TUCSON – Northbound Oracle Road near Fort Lowell Road was shut down for several hours on Thursday due to a police situation. According to officials, a pedestrian was hit and killed near the intersection. LIVE: Tucson Police Department situ...
2019-06-28 05:30

Woman struck by Bellinger's foul liner taken to hospital A woman struck in the head by a foul ball off the bat of Los Angeles Dodgers star Cody Bellinger was transported to a hospital for tests and observation on Sunday....
2019-06-24 04:30

Germany to take in some Sea-Watch migrants after EU deal struck: source Germany has agreed to take in about a dozen of the 41 migrants who arrived in Italy last month on board German charity rescue ship Sea-Watch, an Italian government source said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 17:45

Former FDA chief Gottlieb: 'We struck the wrong balance' on e-cigarettes The FDA struck the wrong balance on its oversight of the e-cigarette industry, former commissioner Scott Gottlieb said Tuesday at CNBC's Healthy Returns conference....
2019-05-21 17:45

Man fatally struck by train on Upper West Side A man in a subway tunnel was fatally struck by a 2 train Friday morning on the Upper West Side, police said. The man, who police said appeared to have been in his 50s, was already on the tracks when he was hit around 10:30 a.m. by a northbound No. 2 ...
2019-06-07 21:15

Man fatally struck while trying to cross Major Deegan expressway A man was killed while when he was hit by two cars while trying to cross the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, police said Friday. The man, who has not been identified, was on the west side of the busy roadway trying to cross to the east side aro...
2019-06-29 00:30

Police ID pedestrian struck, killed near Oracle, Ft. Lowell TUCSON – Police identified the victim from Thursday’s fatal pedestrian collision. According to Tucson Police Department, Jerry Penalver, 45, was struck by a 2011 Chevrolet ¾ ton pickup truck near Oracle and Fort Lowell roads. Police say Penalver was ...
2019-06-29 03:15

Pedestrian struck near Oracle Road, Fort Lowell TUCSON – Northbound Oracle Road near Fort Lowell Road was shut down for several hours on Thursday due to a police situation. According to officials, a pedestrian was hit and killed near the intersection. LIVE: Tucson Police Department situ...
2019-06-29 03:15

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers were struck Thursday in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, leading oil prices to surge and ramping up tensions in the Middle East. One of the vessels hit near the strategic Strait of Hormuz was adrift and on fire, according to the...
2019-06-13 14:30

Nogales child dies after possibly being struck by vehicle NOGALES, Ariz. – A 6-year-old boy has died after police received a report that he was possibly struck by a vehicle in Nogales Friday evening. According to Nogales Police Department, the child was found injured near the intersection of Walnut St...
2019-07-02 05:15

Cyprus struck by stray missile thought to have come from Syria Missile, believed to be Russian-made and fired in response to Israeli attack, sets hills ablazeA stray missile has exploded in midair over villages in northern Cyprus, thought to have been fired by Syrian forces in response to an Israeli attack.Autho...
2019-07-01 20:45

Child struck by foul ball in Houston, taken to hospital A line-drive foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. missed the netting protecting fans down the third base line and struck a child in the crowd of Houston's Minute Maid Park on Wednesday. The child was then carried out of ...
2019-05-30 05:45

Mexico: Tariff deal with US struck 'fair balance' Mexican negotiators hailed the new tariff-averting immigration deal with the United States as a “fair balance” between their priorities and the more “drastic” proposals that President Trump initially demanded....
2019-06-09 04:30

Terrifying video captures a lightning bolt striking the mast of a sailboat in Boston Creative Travel Projects/Shutterstock A video shows lightning striking the mast of a sailboat named Perseverance in Boston on Saturday. Boat owner Drew Plominski said he was on deck preparing the boat for a 363-mile race just 15 minutes before light...
2019-07-10 11:45

Embattled F1 Sponsor Rich Energy Is Now 'Lightning Volt Limited,' CEO William Storey Is Out On my best day, I don’t think I could’ve concocted the bizarre story about Haas Formula One sponsor Rich Energy: a supposed energy drink empire out of Great Britain, aimed directly at Red Bull, with a shady past and a bombastic CEO who comes off on T...
2019-07-16 21:45

Fan struck by foul ball Monday night released from hospital CHICAGO (AP) — The woman struck by a foul ball during Monday night’s game at Guaranteed Rate Field was treated at a nearby hospital and released Tuesday morning, according to a Chicago White Sox spokesman. The unidentified woman was sitting in ...
2019-06-12 04:15

Child struck by line drive; Cubs' Almora in tears A young fan at Wednesday night's game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr. and taken to the hospital....
2019-05-30 21:45

12-year-old special needs boy suffers severe leg injury after struck by subway A 12-year-old autistic boy was hit by a subway train in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon after slipping away from his caretaker, law enforcement sources said. The boy was struck by a southbound No. 1 train at the Dyckman Street station in Inwood soon a...
2019-07-10 01:30

| Grief-struck families of Sudan's revolution seek justice Amidst mounds of sand capped by handwritten signs naming the dead, Khadom embraces the tomb of her son, one of the more than 200 killed in Sudan's months-long turmoil....
2019-07-10 14:00

Police officer struck by vehicle during traffic stop in Brooklyn A police officer was hit by a car during a traffic stop involving a stolen vehicle in Brooklyn, authorities said Saturday. Officers from the NYPD’s Anti-Crime Unit had stopped the car shortly after 10:45 p.m. Friday near Riverdale Avenue and Ch...
2019-05-25 20:45

Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker fatally struck by car Boxing legend Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker died after being hit by a car in Virginia, according to police. The Hall of Famer, who won world titles in four weight divisions, was hit in Virginia Beach just after 10 p.m. Sunday and was prono...
2019-07-15 19:30

Australian navy pilots struck by lasers in South China Sea BEIJING (AP) — A witness says Australian navy helicopter pilots were hit by lasers while exercising in the South China Sea, forcing them to land as a precaution. Scholar Euan Graham, who was onboard the Royal Australian Navy flagship HMAS Canberra on...
2019-05-28 13:30

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Lightning strike blamed in Kentucky blaze that scotched 45,000 barrels of bourbon A massive fire that destroyed a Kentucky Jim Beam bourbon warehouse containing some 45,000 barrels of whiskey on Wednesday may have been caused by a lightning strike, a spokesman for the company said....
2019-07-03 20:45

Wild video shows lightning strike a tree during second round of U.S. Women's Open The second round of the 2019 U.S. Women's Open was in a weather delay on Friday when lightning struck a tree between the 18th and 11th holes.        ...
2019-06-01 03:15

Greece tourist hotspot struck by severe storm, killing 6 and injuring over 100 Two children were among the six people killed when a severe storm slammed a tourist hotspot in Greece on Wednesday night, leaving more than 140 injured....
2019-07-11 23:15

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor later reassured fans that they needn't worry about him....
2019-05-21 20:30

Fan struck in head by foul ball at Dodger Stadium, rushed to hospital A woman was hospitalized Sunday after she was struck in the head by a foul ball off the bat of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger at Dodger Stadium....
2019-06-24 06:30

Atlanta couple struck by mystery illness on Dominican Republic trip An Atlanta couple says they were struck by a “very intense” mystery illness while vacationing at the embattled Dominican Republic resort chain where four American tourists have died. Vanessa McNelley-Neal and her husband, James Neal, stay...
2019-06-13 20:45

Dodgers fan taken to hospital after being struck by Cody Bellinger's foul ball A woman at Dodger Stadium was taken to a hospital for precautionary tests after being struck in the head by a Cody Bellinger foul ball.       ...
2019-06-24 10:45

Bronx jury awards $25 million to teen struck by school safety van A Bronx jury has awarded $25 million to a boy who was just 13 when he was struck by an NYPD school safety van in Brooklyn and suffered burns to his private parts. On Nov. 12, 2014, Manuel Lassalle, now 17, was in the crosswalk on Coney Island Avenue ...
2019-07-02 07:30

$2 Trillion Worth of Deals Were Struck in the First Half of 2019, but Caution Crept In Businesses had plenty of reasons to worry in the first half — from slowing economic growth to geopolitical tensions — but they looked beyond those factors to strike big deals at a record pace....
2019-07-02 08:45

Homes struck by bullets during late-night party on west side, TPD says TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating shots fired after some nearby residences were struck by bullets during a party at a home near Speedway Boulevard and Greasewood Road. According to TPD, officers responded to a home near the 120...
2019-05-25 07:30

Deal struck for Mueller to appear, give extended testimony before Congress on July 24 Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will give extended testimony as part of a deal for him to appear before congressional lawmakers later this month, Democratic Party officials said Friday. ...
2019-07-13 04:15

Crowds Turn Out to Cheer Mexico's President---And the Deal He Struck With Trump Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made a passionate plea for unity and vowed to comply with the terms of the agreement assumed by his government to contain a surge of Central American migrants seeking to enter the U.S....
2019-06-09 18:30

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected....
2019-05-25 03:45

Queens granny struck by stray bullet discharged with slug still in neck A grandmother who was struck by a stray bullet in Queens left the hospital on Saturday, worried sick about the slug still lodged in the back of her neck — and mad as hell at “the kids” who opened fire during a fight on a residential...
2019-07-14 05:01

U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast of El Salvador MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast of El Salvador. The post U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast ...
2019-05-30 11:45

PM Modi Struck Chord With Voters With Nationalism Talk: Sumitra Mahajan Elated over the BJP's spectacular victory in the general elections, outgoing Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Thursday said it was for the first time in the country that elections were fought......
2019-05-23 22:30

2 elderly women struck by stray bullets in separate overnight incidents Two elderly women were hit by stray bullets in separate incidents in Queens and Manhattan, police said Saturday. A 76-year-old woman was sitting in her parked car near the corner of Guy R. Brewer Boulevard and Foch Boulevard in South Jamaica around 1...
2019-07-13 18:45

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: shipping firms Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews have been evacuated, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck....
2019-06-13 10:45

Mamiko Higa takes lead from Jessica Korda as lightning strikes at U.S. Women's Open "That was really scary," said Japan's Mamiko Higa, the leader after the second round. "That was the first time I saw the lightning hit so close."        ...
2019-06-01 06:30

Jeffrey Epstein struck a secret deal in 2008. Here’s what it means for the current case The financier is accused of paying underage girls hundreds of dollars in cash for massages and then molesting them at various locations, including homes in Palm Beach, Florida, and New York from 2002 through 2005....
2019-07-11 20:00

Donations pour in for captain of migrant rescue ship that struck police boat Carola Rackete remained under house arrest a day after her ship, the Sea-Watch 3, rammed the Italian border police motorboat that was blocking the entry to the port at Italy's Lampedusa island....
2019-07-01 01:15

Yemen's Houthis say they struck power station in Saudi's Jizan province: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis said on Wednesday that they struck a power station in Saudi Arabia's Al-Shuqaiq city, in Jizan province, with a cruise missile, the group's Al Masirah TV said....
2019-06-20 01:15

Trucker fatally struck highway worker while watching porn on his phone: cops A Minnesota truck driver allegedly sped through a construction zone and fatally struck a highway worker — with authorities claiming that he was distracted by his cellphone, which was playing videos from Pornhub. “It appears, based on the invest...
2019-07-17 06:30

'Harry Potter' fans battle crowds and lightning in 10-hour wait to ride new 'Hagrid' roller coaster An apparating spell would come in handy for muggles looking to get to the front of the line of Universal Orlando's newest addition to its Wizarding World....
2019-06-13 22:45

Cruise ship rescues and mishaps: 6 times emergency struck on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, more Here's what happens when emergency strikes on the high seas, from norovirus on a Royal Caribbean cruise to Coast Guard airlifts from Carnival Pride.       ...
2019-06-23 23:45

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien told officer he struck his wife in car incident: report Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien acknowledged to a Washington state officer late last month that he had struck his wife during a domestic dispute, according to a police report....
2019-07-12 23:45

Minnesota truck driver fatally struck highway worker while watching porn, police say A Minnesota truck driver allegedly sped through a construction zone and fatally struck a highway worker — with authorities claiming that he was distracted by his cellphone, which was playing videos from Pornhub....
2019-07-18 01:30

Elderly woman seriously hurt after being struck in crash involving William and Kate's police convoy An elderly woman has been left in a serious condition in hospital after a crash involving a police motorbike in the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's convoy....
2019-06-19 04:30

In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘undeniable moral authority’ Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António Guterres on Thursday said “undeniable moral authority” lay with its people, who had borne the brunt o...
2019-07-11 22:30

Secret to his success? Pelicans' David Griffin struck quickly with Anthony Davis trade Two months into job as executive VP for the Pelicans, David Griffin's Anthony Davis trade has set up the team for the present and the future.       ...
2019-06-17 00:00

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
2019-06-08 03:45

Female football player, 17, who dreamed of joining Marines, fatally struck by suspected drunk driver, cops say A 17-year-old Florida student who dreamed of becoming a U.S. Marine and competed as the lone female player on her high school’s football team died Friday night after being struck by a suspected drunk driver, police say....
2019-07-01 21:30

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and in...
2019-05-25 03:30

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
2019-06-23 21:45

6-year-old girl dies after being struck with golf ball hit by father in 'horrible accident' Kellen Hill and his daughter Aria were golfing at Sleepy Ridge Golf Course in Orem, Utah, on Monday morning. A ball hit Aria in the back of her head.        ...
2019-07-17 20:45

Is it okay to laugh at Florida man? He’s an American folk hero and one of the Internet’s most durable memes. But maybe laughing at Florida — and its outrageous headlines — is more complicated than we've thought....
2019-07-15 22:30

Bobrovsky says he came to Florida to win the Stanley Cup 'It's all about the Cup': Bobrovsky arrives in Florida, says he's ready to lead Panthers to new heights       ...
2019-07-03 17:45

10 things to do in Miami, Florida The perfect weather year round, the miles of beaches that stretch on endlessly, the list of reasons why Miami is an attractive destination are endless        ...
2019-06-07 20:15

Italian motorcyclists die, run over by truck in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two men from Italy crashed their motorcycles on a Florida highway and were fatally run over by a semitrailer. A Florida Highway Patrol news release says Bruno Dicosimo and Francesco Vitagliano crashed their bikes Th...
2019-06-14 15:45

The Florida Panthers Found Their Goalie The reinvention of the Florida Panthers continued today with a massive new contract for free agent goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, worth a reported $70 million over the next seven years. By signing the two-time Vezina winner and former Blue Jacket, the ...
2019-07-02 05:45

Dry Tortugas: 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.        ...
2019-05-29 18:30

Possible gas explosion in Florida leaves at least 20 injured Several people were injured after a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in the South Florida shopping plaza Saturday, according to police.        ...
2019-07-07 05:01

Florida Girls Is the Most Fun You’ll Have in Front of the TV This Summer Nestled in the coastal hollow between Tampa and St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Fla., is known as a family vacation destination. There are pristine beaches, dolphin-watching cruises, a world-class aquarium. But you won’t find a trace of tourism por...
2019-07-09 16:45

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. When the sports car pulled into Ben̵...
2019-07-12 03:15

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 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on Saturday night. The No. 1 seed Bulldogs will face...
2019-06-02 07:15

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....
2019-07-15 18:30

Dallas Baptist ends Florida’s 4-year CWS run with 9-8 win LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — 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 Sunday, ending the Gators’ run of four straight trips to the College World Series. ...
2019-06-03 01:45

August execution set for Florida killer who targeted gay men TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A convicted killer in Florida who authorities say targeted gay men is scheduled to be executed later this summer. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a death warrant Tuesday for 57-year-old Gary Ray Bowles. The execution is set for Aug....
2019-06-12 04:15

Snake 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 spokesman Chris Swinson said the man was treated at the scene after the 4-foot (1.2-meter) snake bit him w...
2019-05-28 23:30

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) – A Rutherford High School teacher may have to face consequences after writing a slang term for a cus...
2019-05-30 01:45

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 was constipated, according to a new report. Renaud Jerome, of Boca Raton, was charged with three cou...
2019-05-30 21:15

Dad drowns after saving daughter from riptide in Florida Thomas Zakrewski helped rescue his 8-year-old daughter but then was swept away in the outgoing riptide, authorities in Florida say.        ...
2019-07-11 06:00

Sorry, Florida and Nevada. This state ranks as the best for retirement Nebraska ranks as best state to retire, followed by Iowa, Missouri, South Dakota and Florida, Bankrate.com survey shows. Maryland scores worst       ...
2019-07-10 06:45

Florida man hit by stranger during argument with wife dies KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A man has died after being punched in the face by a stranger who intervened in an argument he was having with his wife at a central Florida restaurant. Orlando television station WKMG reports the wife of Srikanth “Shrik&#...
2019-06-07 00:30

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 had been one of the nation’s elite pitchers the past three years, but the senior wasn’t her...
2019-06-02 05:15

Explosion at Florida shopping plaza injures 20 Twenty people were injured after a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in a South Florida shopping plaza on Saturday, according to police. (July 6)        ...
2019-07-07 05:01

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 the couple’s home. The Palm Beach Post reports 34-year-old Dwight Luton was sentenced Tuesday af...
2019-05-30 11:15

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 of introducing legislation to kill gay people....
2019-06-01 09:15

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 him. The state attorney’s office in Orlando said in a statement Friday that prosecutors had decid...
2019-05-25 03:30

Serial killer who once terrorized Florida set for execution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A serial killer who went on a murderous spree that left 10 women dead 35 years ago is set to be executed in Florida. Bobby Joe Long is set to die by lethal injection Thursday evening at Florida State Prison in Starke. His ex-...
2019-05-23 02:15

Florida city agrees to pay $600,000 ransom after hack The Riviera Beach, Fla., city council agreed Monday to pay around $600,000 in ransom to regain access to data stolen in a ransomware attack on the community’s security systems....
2019-06-21 05:45

Florida residents urged to kill iguanas ‘whenever possible’ Non-native species has begun to flourish in state’s warm climate and is causing damageNon-native iguanas are multiplying so rapidly in south Florida that a state wildlife agency is now encouraging people to kill them.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Con...
2019-07-04 22:15

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to...
2019-06-21 04:45

Florida man sentenced to 15 years for dismembering father A Boca Raton man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday for dismembering his father's dead body, but was found not guilty of murder for the crime....
2019-06-23 02:15

Florida residents told to 'kill iguanas wherever possible' People in Florida are being encouraged to "kill iguanas on their own property wherever possible" - because they are becoming a "nuisance" for homeowners....
2019-07-04 00:15

Mysterious orange fireball streaks across the Florida sky Conspiracy theorists took to social media in a flurry of excitement Wednesday after a mysterious flying object resembling an orange fireball streaked across the Florida sky....
2019-07-04 20:15

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. The Tampa Bay Times reports 49-year-old Betty Jo Soto was arrested and fired Monday. P...
2019-05-22 01:15

A fireball lit up the sky over Florida, and this time it wasn’t a meteor A massive fireball appeared in the skies above South Florida last night, giving residents plenty of reason to gaze skyward and capture footage with their smartphones. Initially thought to be a meteor by many observers, scientists quickly shot down th...
2019-07-04 05:45

Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan...
2019-06-17 00:15

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.        ...
2019-05-29 18:00

Survivor recalls Florida serial killer as he’s set to die TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A serial killer whose murderous spree claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984 is set to die. Bobby Joe Long is scheduled to die by lethal injection at Florida State Prison on Thursday. Long was condemned for one of t...
2019-05-23 17:15

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-Tribune reports that Roman Miller died at a hospital shortly after Monday morning’s crash. The Flori...
2019-05-21 14:31

12-foot alligator captured on Florida highway The third largest alligator a Leon County gator trapper ever captured has been euthanized a few days after it recently got hurt crossing a Florida highway....
2019-06-20 22:00

Greece sees its future as the Florida of Europe Tourist chiefs ask for investment to build on success in doubling visitor numbersTourists in hats, cameras slung around their necks, crane them for a view. In the heart of old Athens, it is a reminder that the holiday season has begun. Last week as p...
2019-06-30 22:30

'Modern day hamburglar' arrested South Florida 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 and arrested....
2019-06-30 20:45

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 quoting fire department estimates. The fire, which occurred at SpaceX location in Cocoa, Florida, is intere...
2019-07-10 04:15

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 food, and then stole money. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect forced his way in...
2019-06-29 18:15

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 humans....
2019-07-02 20:30

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....
2019-07-09 18:45

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 was about to be attacked by a stranger, according to a new report. Colby Glen Larue, 22, told investiga...
2019-06-21 22:00

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 alerted the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office that there was a child making noises inside a vehicle...
2019-06-06 10:45

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 that exploit those seeking smaller waistlines or more noticeable assets. Now, the state is cracking down...
2019-07-13 02:15

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 (NHC) said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 15:30

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 one night, turn the clock back to 2015....
2019-06-19 03:30

Class ring found in Florida 17 years after it was lost PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — An Alabama woman reluctantly let her 14-year-old daughter wear her 1986 class ring to impress a boy during a spring break trip to Panama City Beach in 2002. The ring slipped off her daughter’s finger as they walked the ...
2019-05-30 16:30

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 incident....
2019-05-23 17:30

Florida authorities beg locals to slaughter invading iguanas Green iguanas are crawling rampant in Florida — so much so that authorities are urging locals to kill the reptiles “whenever possible.” The critters are not native to Florida and are considered an invasive species because of the damage they can infli...
2019-07-03 20:15

Florida day care owner arrested after baby dies in hot van JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested the co-owner of a Florida day care after a 5-month-old was left in a hot van and died. Jacksonville Sheriff’s investigators arrested 56-year-old Darryl Allyn Ewing on child neglec...
2019-05-23 17:15

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 Coast from Arlington, Va....
2019-06-20 08:00

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 late summer day in southern Florida when Becky Harris took her dogs to run along the bank of the St ...
2019-07-09 11:15

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 to get rid of all the iguanas, all we can hope to do is control and prevent them from coming back,” sa...
2019-06-07 03:45

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. News outlets report that the gator was about 12 feet long (3.66 meters), weighed about 463 pounds (2...
2019-06-21 15:30

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 meetings unconstitutional, even as it ordered the narrowing of an injunction against the practice....
2019-07-09 01:00

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 Tampa Bay Times reports 49-year-old Betty Jo Soto was arrested and fired Monday. Pinellas County School...
2019-05-22 08:45

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 Furyk in Ponte Vedra, Florida on Sunday."...
2019-05-21 17:15

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 systems, government phones and the like before demanding big ransom payments as a condition for leaving...
2019-06-29 03:30

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 voting rights restored. The Republican governor signed the bill into law Friday. During the spring leg...
2019-06-29 03:45

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. Andrew Shinault, 23, shot a woman in her 20s in the upper body with his registered handgun about 12:30 p....
2019-06-01 09:30

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 the nation’s favorite jokes – with an entire state as the punchline. And at its center stands Florida ...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 runs and the Gators cruised past Army 13-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Saturday. Josh White ...
2019-06-01 22:30

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 kitchen....
2019-06-03 06:15

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 Women’s College World Series elimination game Saturday night. Tow finished with four RBIs to help Alabam...
2019-06-02 03:45

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 that left the driver shot in the leg and charged with attempted murder. Seminole County Sheriff’s...
2019-07-01 15:30

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 Florida Atlantic 13-0 Sunday in an NCAA regional elimination game. Georgia (46-16), the top seed in this re...
2019-06-02 21:15

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 Getty Images) A third Florida local government has reported that it has been struck by ransomware. Ke...
2019-06-29 00:45

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 massive driver shortage....
2019-06-28 01:45

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, made the move after her husband, Joseph Irby, was taken to jail for trying to run over her with a car. T...
2019-06-23 08:15

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 exterminate the non-native lizard, and without the need for permits. Read more......
2019-07-04 17:30

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 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, the county sheriff said....
2019-06-05 01:45

Florida thief takes blowtorch to ATM, welds it shut instead Authorities say two Florida burglars thought they were clever when they used a blowtorch to break into an ATM machine, but they never hit the jackpot....
2019-06-04 23:15

Florida governor: Meeting in Israel didn’t violate law TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says a lawsuit filed by an open government watchdog group that challenges a meeting he held with the state’s Cabinet in Israel is frivolous. DeSantis and Florida’s three independently ele...
2019-06-04 20:15

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 yourself. While we aren’t talking about some Frank Kafka, snack-related adventure, this became a ...
2019-05-31 19:15

Jet takes off from Florida to attempt global flight records A jet took off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday morning in an attempt to break world records for flying around the Earth over the North and South poles....
2019-07-10 04:45

Florida dad threw son, 5, into ocean to ‘teach him to swim’: cops A drunk Florida man tried “teaching” his 5-year-old son how to swim by allegedly tossing him into the Atlantic Ocean — and then proceeded to do backflips off a nearby pier as the boy struggled to stay afloat, cops said....
2019-07-18 06:15

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 residents to call 911, according to police. Local cops posted photos on Twitter of the ungainly gator showi...
2019-06-01 04:15

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.        ...
2019-05-21 19:15

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 he left a town hall. U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz wasn’t injured Saturday when he was struck by a plasti...
2019-06-02 19:15

Florida man allegedly cut off the penis of his wife’s lover with scissors A Florida man allegedly used a pair of scissors to cut off his wife’s lover’s penis, according to a report. Alex Bonilla, 49, is accused of committing the heinous act on the man — who is his neighbor — while the victim’s two k...
2019-07-17 06:30

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's bag after he showed up at his rental in Maui on......
2019-06-14 10:15

Florida man used Taser to fend off bystanders following crash, police say A Florida man was arrested Monday after police say he caused a car crash and then used a Taser to threaten bystanders who'd gathered at the accident scene....
2019-07-16 15:30

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 papers show....
2019-06-16 21:30

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 County Sheriff’s Office said the body of Melvin Olds Jr., 45, was discovered Thursday near Lak...
2019-07-06 23:45

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 nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children....
2019-06-16 23:30

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 spokesman Chris Swinson said the man was treated at the scene after the 4-foot (1.2-meter) snake bit...
2019-05-29 03:30

Florida man allegedly killed wife after she said she wanted to leave him A Florida man was charged with murder for allegedly killing his wife — after she told him that, following 50 years of marriage, she wanted to take their money and leave him....
2019-06-13 13:30

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 report said. The suspect, 35-year-old Christopher William Monnin, allegedly broke into a number of home...
2019-06-18 08:45

Florida alligators caught eating second corpse in a week For the second time in about a week, alligators have been found feeding on a human corpse in Florida, local papers reported. The most recent victim was 16-year-old Jarvis Deliford, whose severely decomposed body was found surrounded by alligators in ...
2019-07-07 18:30

21 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 debris about about 91 metres across the street....
2019-07-06 22:00

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 vacant pizza restaurant exploded in a South Florida shopping plaza on Saturday, according to police. The b...
2019-07-06 20:30

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.        ...
2019-07-15 04:45

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.       ...
2019-07-05 14:30

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 dismissed. U.S. District Judge William Jung in Tampa issued a ruling Friday that called 44-year-old Alva Joh...
2019-06-15 07:15

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 century and a half since the end of Florida’s Seminole Wars, the Native American tribe has proudly boasted ...
2019-06-13 15:45

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 cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
2019-06-15 18:45

Florida Gators QB Feleipe Franks says baseball is a 'backup job' Florida Gators redshirt junior quarterback Feleipe Franks said a Major League Baseball career is his backup plan after he was drafted by the Boston Red Sox last month....
2019-07-16 04:01

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 is from Santa Rosa Beach, wrote on Facebook that he developed a massive skin rash on his left arm Fr...
2019-07-04 23:30

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 wrapping up two recruiting sagas back where they began. USC coach Clay Helton on Tuesday confirmed the a...
2019-06-12 04:15

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 floor mop. Disgusted customer Katie Duran shared her video with News4Jax, complaining that she had just e...
2019-06-10 16:30

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 women in 1984 was executed on Thursday....
2019-05-24 02:30

Prosecutors want Florida massacre suspect’s medical records FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking mental health and medical records of the former student charged with last year’s Florida school massacre. Prosecutors will ask Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Tuesday to order a psychologist and a...
2019-05-28 10:30

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 convening a Cabinet meeting during a trip to Jerusalem. The judge said he couldn’t stop the Wed...
2019-05-29 16:45

Trump looks to energize Florida voters, as state becomes battleground once more It’s no secret why Trump has chosen Orlando for this. It’s in Florida and on the I-4 corridor that includes Tampa and Daytona Beach and is the purplest region in the state....
2019-06-18 23:45

The Latest: Florida Cabinet meeting underway in Jerusalem TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Florida Cabinet meeting in Israel (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Cabinet are meeting in Israel. The meeting opened Wednesday with the signing of a proclamation expressing Flor...
2019-05-29 16:45

Teen wanted in Florida shooting arrested in Georgia JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Authorities say a teen connected to a Florida high school football game shooting has been arrested in Georgia. The Florida Times-Union reports that 19-year-old Arthur Davin Jones III was picked up during a traffic stop Wednesday ...
2019-05-24 14:45

Mendoza lifts Florida St. past LSU 5-4 in 12th for CWS berth Drew Mendoza's two-out, run-scoring hit in the bottom of the 12th inning lifted Florida State to a 5-4 victory over LSU that sent the Seminoles to the College World Series on Sunday night       ...
2019-06-10 05:30

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, was spotted by cops with a wooden stake in her hand “jabbing at the sea turtle nest and stomping all ov...
2019-06-18 15:45

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 a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policie...
2019-06-18 22:15

Florida city pays $600,000 ransom to save computer records FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. The Riviera Beach City C...
2019-06-19 23:15

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 idea how people make it work if they have to pay rent.”...
2019-06-19 22:15

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 fines and restitution before casting a ballot, a hurdle that immediately drew a lawsuit from civil r...
2019-06-29 07:30

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-year-old Yaqun Lu. She is facing a felony charge of molesting marine turtles or eggs. An arrest report s...
2019-06-16 01:30

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 attending....
2019-06-28 23:30

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 dogs while he was out of town, according to a new report....
2019-07-11 14:30

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 sex of their unborn baby, which will be the couple’s tenth child. A video from Tampa station Fox 13, c...
2019-06-12 01:45

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.        ...
2019-07-06 12:30

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 location for detaining immigrant children. A coalition of religious groups and immigrant advocates s...
2019-06-16 20:45

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 with murdering his wife....
2019-06-09 21:00

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 establishments to make himself a burger....
2019-06-29 22:00

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 district-wide stoppage of all athletic activities to review safety procedures, officials said. Hezekiah Wal...
2019-06-13 20:45

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. Byron Christianoudis, 48, was going to take a shower Tuesday when his 70-year-old roomie — also his...
2019-06-13 20:45

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 Bell. Officer Mikayla Edwards, of the Lynn Haven Police Department, said she noticed people standing in ...
2019-06-13 03:45

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 when it was occupied....
2019-07-01 20:45

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 Fleming — who went by Lynn — of Ellenton, Florida, fell into a small dip in the water at the barrier isla...
2019-07-01 01:15

‘Badly decomposed’ body found among alligators at Florida lake Ten hungry alligators chowed down on a badly decomposed human body discovered in a mangrove patch in a Florida lake, stunned witnesses said. A St. Petersburg man and his partner spotted the body at about 8 a.m. Thursday as they ate breakfast at Lake ...
2019-07-05 20:30

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 and wounding the man’s caretaker. A jury deliberated for four hours late Monday before finding North ...
2019-06-19 11:30

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 medical bills....
2019-06-13 00:45

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 has found a third home, with Variety reporting that Showtime has now picked it up—making this kind of a...
2019-06-18 19:15

Alligators seen dragging 'badly decomposed' body into Florida lake A body discovered in a Florida lake Thursday was “badly decomposed,” police said as witnesses say they saw a swarm of alligators dragging it into the water....
2019-07-05 15:45

Florida State trounces Georgia 10-1 to capture NCAA regional Florida State trounces Georgia 10-1 to capture NCAA regional, putting coach Mike Martin's retirement on hold        ...
2019-06-03 07:30

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 includes a “soft close” feature with a history of problems, according to a lawsuit. Levy was in a restaurant...
2019-06-09 14:30

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 week....
2019-07-11 18:30

Hero dad drowns after saving young daughter from Florida riptide A Georgia father drowned in southwest Florida on Tuesday after saving his 8-year-old daughter from a riptide, police said. Thomas Zakrewski, 46, and his family were walking along a curved sandbar on Upper Captiva Island around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the ...
2019-07-11 17:30

Florida murder suspect released from jail on court mix-up: report A Florida man charged with first-degree murder was released from Broward County Jail Thursday on a court mix-up and authorities are trying to get him back in custody, according to a report....
2019-06-03 13:30

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 sun.       ...
2019-07-05 16:45

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 Holocaust was not a “factual, historical event.” The Palm Beach Post revealed Friday that in a 2018 ...
2019-07-09 06:15

Column: Baseball is doomed on Florida's Gulf Coast Column: As the Tampa Bay Rays look into the idea of playing games north of the border, it's clear that baseball is doomed on Florida's Gulf Coast       ...
2019-06-21 22:15

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 pair, Leonel Lopez-Gonzalez, 46, and Fernando Rodriguez, 27, were eating and drinking at the Dominican...
2019-07-04 09:01

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 seeking a reduction in the bail needed to be released from jail. A hearing is set Thursday for 56-year-...
2019-06-06 10:45

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 how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall la...
2019-06-06 10:45

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 fishing line....
2019-06-17 19:00

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 draft. Mann helped Florida State reach the Elite Eight in 2018 during his four-year college career. He le...
2019-06-21 06:45

‘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 as “a good friend” who “loves bagels.” Paul Fortin, 67, was issued a citation ...
2019-07-04 09:01

Florida woman accused of murdering her husband was once his stepdaughter: report The Florida woman accused of stabbing her husband, a former Memphis Grizzlies executive, to death was previously his stepdaughter, according to a report....
2019-06-10 16:45

Machete-wielding Florida woman arrested in ‘ax-throwing’ bar: cops A Florida woman was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly walked into an “ax-throwing" bar scraping two machetes together and telling patrons “she had killed over 100 people with those machetes,” according to a report....
2019-06-06 15:30

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 Earth over the North and South poles. Watch the livestream....
2019-07-09 15:15

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 discovered dead in a wooded area in Lake Placid, Fla. last week and officials later revealed that he recei...
2019-07-08 01:45

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 activity....
2019-06-21 18:45

Florida commission encourages homeowners to kill green iguanas when they see them Florida's conservation commission is encouraging homeowners to kill green iguanas "whenever possible" because of the damage they cause.        ...
2019-07-03 20:30

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 guns. The Gainesville Sun reports that the children were also malnourished and described being fed onl...
2019-06-21 23:15

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 State University Athletics Association. According to the Orlando Sentinel, FSU boasted that the new or...
2019-06-10 22:30

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 Miami Herald reports 33-year-old Dorleans Philidor was sitting in a wheelchair next to Miami-Dade Circu...
2019-06-22 05:45

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 belong to him, according to investigators....
2019-06-11 11:45

Florida man, mistress charged in wife’s murder-for-hire plot JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 50-year-old Florida man and his 30-year-old mistress hired someone to kill his wife and make it look like a bungled burglary. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Lt. Craig Waldrup told news outlets that Jerry “To...
2019-06-04 20:15

Florida lawmakers demand migrant teen facility be shut down MIAMI (AP) — Three Democratic lawmakers are demanding that the Trump administration shut down a Florida migrant teen facility and release hundreds of children to small shelters or relatives. South Florida U.S. representatives say their decision comes...
2019-06-04 20:15

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 2016, police said....
2019-06-10 14:15

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 blast at a vacant pizza restaurant undergoing renovations demolished a sizeable portion of the one-story...
2019-07-07 00:15

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 inaction during the massacre that killed 17 people....
2019-06-05 08:15

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 during a visit to SeaWorld Orlando over the weekend....
2019-06-16 21:30

Cops find owner of prosthetic ear discovered on Florida beach These Florida cops have had it up to ‘ear.’ Authorities on Thursday finally tracked down the owner of a rubber prosthetic ear that turned up at the Manatee Public Beach over the weekend. “Have you lost an ear?” the Holmes Beac...
2019-06-21 04:15

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 to run over her....
2019-06-23 02:15

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. Jenna Jacobsen, 20, of East Islip, NY, was last seen on April 25 after she traveled to Broward County, F...
2019-06-05 18:45

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 well in the state's subtropical environment....
2019-06-27 22:45

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.        ...
2019-07-03 08:30

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 how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall last ...
2019-06-06 03:45

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 the crowd away temporarily midafternoon....
2019-06-19 02:15

Sheriff: Baby girl dies after 5 hours in Florida daycare van JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an infant has died after being left in a hot van for hours outside a Florida daycare. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office posted on Twitter that the 5-month-old girl was discovered Wednesday afternoon out...
2019-05-23 02:15

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 reports....
2019-07-13 18:45

Florida governor, Cabinet sued over plans to meet in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An open-government watchdog group and several news outlets are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and members of the Cabinet in an effort to stop their planned meeting in Jerusalem. The First Amendment Foundation, Gannett Co., G...
2019-05-28 23:30

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 coastal Florida city that is home to their budding space ambitions....
2019-05-22 07:45

Prosecutors want Florida school massacre suspect’s medical records Prosecutors are seeking the mental health and medical records of the former student charged in last year’s massacre at a Florida high school, where 17 people were killed. The prosecutors will ask Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Tuesday to order a ps...
2019-05-28 15:45

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 were oddly found in the same creek....
2019-05-22 04:30

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 workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. Fro...
2019-05-28 10:15

Florida dad threw son into ocean to ‘teach him to swim’ — then did backflips: cops A drunk Florida man tried “teaching” his 5-year-old son how to swim by allegedly tossing him into the Atlantic Ocean — and then proceeded to do backflips off a nearby pier as the boy struggled to stay afloat, cops said. Upon being a...
2019-07-18 05:15

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 women in 1984 was put to death on Thursday....
2019-05-24 02:30

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 forums....
2019-07-15 03:30

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.        ...
2019-07-13 20:00

Bitcoin Pizza Day: How a hungry Florida man made cryptocurrency history Nine years ago today, the first ever Bitcoin transaction for a consumer product took place after a Florida man spent 10,000 BTC on two pizzas. Since then, cryptocurrency enthusiasts across the globe have celebrated ‘Bitcoin Pizza Day,’ not because th...
2019-05-22 15:30

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 said. The infant girl was discovered Wednesday inside a van at Ewing’s Love & Hope Preschool and ...
2019-05-23 03:30

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 "information gathering" session Wednesday....
2019-05-29 19:45

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 J. Hoag, a partner at Masterson, Hoag & Smith in St. Petersburg, was arrested late Saturday on a misd...
2019-05-29 06:45

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 facility....
2019-05-23 03:00

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 women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday....
2019-05-23 13:30

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 social media was reported to school leaders. ...
2019-06-01 05:15

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 on the Gators next season. Nembhard announced his decision on social media Wednesday, hours before t...
2019-05-29 23:45

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 at the couple’s home. The Palm Beach Post reports 34-year-old Dwight Luton was sentenced Tuesd...
2019-05-30 11:45

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 Florida 11-8 in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. Glenn hit a two-run homer in the first before Cory ...
2019-06-01 09:30

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 jail as part of a plea deal after two mistrials. The Tallahassee Democrat reports that 44-year-old Vince...
2019-07-13 09:30

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 was in knee-high water off the coast of Amelia Island when she was attacked early Friday. “I fel...
2019-07-15 19:30

Florida sheriff’s sign says '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 business.”...
2019-05-27 18:30

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. Buddy Ackerman was taking the golden retriever, named Osi, on an early morning walk when a gator em...
2019-07-16 00:15

‘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 his house in Port St. Lucie last week. “Oh my goodness, I saw all those crabs and I said, ‘...
2019-07-16 00:15

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 massive smuggling operation, authorities said....
2019-07-16 00:15

Florida woman shot in Escalade, left on side of road POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — Authorities say a young Florida woman was shot repeatedly and then jumped or was pushed out of a vehicle and left for dead. Broward Sheriff’s officials say 30-year-old Cassandra Fair was riding in a Cadillac Escalade in Po...
2019-07-16 14:45

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 just trying to keep his community safe from bad guys by impersonating a cop. Not a big deal! I mean ...
2019-05-21 19:15

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 shortly after it was approached by U.S. military jets. News outlets report that Fort Lauderdale Executive A...
2019-05-26 07:30

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 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing i...
2019-05-21 14:31

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       ...
2019-07-16 04:01

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 on Friday....
2019-05-21 15:15

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 Florida to California....
2019-05-25 09:45

Florida can require licenses for dietary advice, court rules Florida can limit who gets to give dietary advice, a federal court ruled. The ruling came in a lawsuit filed by a health coach who was fined for practicing without a dietary license. Heather Del Castillo had argued Florida’s law violated her First Am...
2019-07-19 10:00

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 flying records for circling the Earth over the North and South poles....
2019-07-11 23:45

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 internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
2019-05-21 19:15

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 Joiner, 33, was arrested Saturday on a second-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Heyzel Oban...
2019-06-10 22:15

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 central Georgia said late Monday....
2019-07-02 16:15

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, hostage situations and narcotics raids. Florida House Bill 487, which was signed into law by Gov. R...
2019-07-02 21:15

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....
2019-05-22 21:45

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 shooting there last year posted bond and was freed from jail on Thursday following an initial court appe...
2019-06-07 00:45

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 years.       ...
2019-06-21 22:15

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, telling deputies it was a “prank gone wrong,” investigators said....
2019-07-08 10:30

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 water monitor lizard....
2019-06-06 20:30

20-foot Florida python ‘Ginormica’ could reach world-record size, zoo says A 200-pound reticulated python at a Florida zoo already stretches over 20 feet long -- but the massive reptile is still slithering toward world-record size, according to a zoo official....
2019-07-17 22:15

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 unhinged couple preparing for the end of the world, authorities said....
2019-07-14 04:30

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.       ...
2019-06-09 22:15

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, hostage situations and narcotics raids....
2019-07-02 16:30

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 “prison camp” during a visit Thursday. The longshot presidential hopeful was the latest 2020 ca...
2019-06-27 22:15

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 treasure at a beach over the weekend using a metal detector....
2019-05-30 02:45

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 the other side. Nest security camera footage posted online captured Albert Passavanti’s impressive resc...
2019-06-27 22:15

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 determine if it was a crime scene where dozens of former students may have died and been buried. ...
2019-06-22 10:15

Brooklyn Nets select Florida State power forward Kabengele NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets selected Florida State forward Mfiondu Kabengele with the No. 27 selection in the NBA draft Thursday night. The 6-foot-10, 256-pound Kabengele is strong inside and has good touch from 3-point range, making 37% from b...
2019-06-21 06:45

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 link three weeks ago....
2019-06-21 00:45

Throngs attend 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, the rally marks its official beginning in a must-win state....
2019-06-19 10:30

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 Washington outsider, 2 1/2 years into his presidential term....
2019-06-19 10:30

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 anniversary. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis faced a storm of protest after his initial remembrance failed to...
2019-06-12 23:00

Throngs await Trump's official 2020 re-election kick off 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, the rally marks its official beginning in a must-win state....
2019-06-19 00:15

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.        ...
2019-05-24 02:30

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 the roof in the rain....
2019-06-18 22:01