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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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2 giraffes killed by lightning at Florida wildlife park LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) — Officials at a Florida wildlife park say two giraffes that died last month were killed by lightning. Lion Country Safari posted Tuesday on Facebook that recent pathology results confirmed that the giraffes died as a result of a lightning strike and that the deaths were insta...
00:15, 2019-06-12

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, were killed. The animals were not related, park ...
20:45, 2019-06-11

Lightning struck a motorcyclist in Florida, cracking his helmet and causing his death The lightning strike hit the driver in Florida on Interstate 95, cracking the 45-year-old's now-burning helmet and sending him off the roadway.        ...
17:45, 2019-06-10

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, was hiking near Glencoe on Saturday evening when s...
06:30, 2019-06-09

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 say they heard a loud crackling noise followed by...
10:15, 2019-06-15

Lightning struck Russian plane before it crashed: investigation Lightning struck a Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft knocking out its auto pilot system shortly before it crash landed in Moscow last month killing 41 people, investigators said on Friday, adding it had approached too fast and been too heavy....
17:30, 2019-06-14

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....
05:00, 2019-07-11

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. ...
04:15, 2019-07-17

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.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-05

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 aren’t clouds overhead, you’re safe from lig...
10:15, 2019-07-03

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.        ...
04:15, 2019-07-08

Dead sea turtle found with spear through head in Florida A dead sea turtle with a spear shaft through its head was recently found floating in the waters of a national park in Florida, authorities said Tuesday. Biscayne National Park Marine Patrol Officers said they are investigating the “poached” turtle and are asking for the public’s help in finding thos...
19:00, 2019-06-27

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 Forest Creek in Gainesville — which they ass...
21:45, 2019-05-22

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 where it needs to be?” alligator trapper Ray ...
17:30, 2019-06-22

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....
01:01, 2019-05-31

‘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....
17:45, 2019-06-05

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 right now with promo code LAPTOP55....
01:45, 2019-06-08

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....
13:00, 2019-06-30

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...
05:45, 2019-06-14

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....
13:15, 2019-05-29

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."...
15:15, 2019-07-12

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....
23:00, 2019-07-17

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, America’s premiere fighter jet, the F-35....
21:15, 2019-07-18

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....
08:45, 2019-06-20

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....
22:15, 2019-06-20

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....
17:45, 2019-06-09

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.        ...
07:30, 2019-05-22

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.       ...
08:15, 2019-07-03

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...
14:45, 2019-05-21

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....
20:45, 2019-06-14

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 distant past— by now we’re already thinking about the dr...
19:15, 2019-06-20

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....
17:45, 2019-06-14

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 purchased separately from Apple’s store (both onlin...
23:45, 2019-06-10

Review: RHA’s MA650i are the best Lightning headphones under $60 Too much courage can be a bad thing, as iPhone users learned in 2016 when Apple made the shock announcement that the iPhone 7 would ship without a 3.5mm headphone jack. The good news is that you don’t have to use wireless buds or an adapter in order to get a decent audio experience, as demonstrated ...
18:15, 2019-06-03

'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 the franchise, but sags in its midsection like "En...
21:15, 2019-06-12

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 myths about lightning: Seek shelter under a tree, met...
15:15, 2019-06-13

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....
23:45, 2019-06-05

‘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-old boy – Neziah Ki-lusi – who was struc...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Lightning re-sign F Paquette to 2-year contract Tampa Bay Lightning re-sign forward Cedric Paquette to 2-year contract with an average annual value of $1.65 million       ...
23:15, 2019-07-05

Lightning Eyed As Possible Cause In Clark County Blaze CLARK COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Firefighters from several departments were called out late Friday night to a fire at a vacant home. The blaze was reported just after 11 p.m. at a structure along Kiddville Road, officials said. Crews on the scene could not say immediately what caused the fire, but...
14:00, 2019-06-22

Cap-strapped Lightning ship J.T. Miller to Canucks The Canucks are trading goalie Marek Mazanec, a third-round pick in the 2019 draft and a conditional first-round pick in either 2020 or 2021 to the Lightning for J.T. Miller....
22:00, 2019-06-22

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....
06:30, 2019-06-15

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....
02:45, 2019-07-19

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 the playoffs next season. The Canucks will also ta...
21:30, 2019-06-22

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 incident at the intersection of W. Ajo Way and I-19 at ...
05:45, 2019-07-06

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 pending family notification, suffered “sever...
19:45, 2019-05-25

The Latest: NASCAR Cup Series race delayed by lightning JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway is being delayed by lightning. It’s a hot and humid day and a line of thunderstorms is moving into the area. Track officials are ...
22:30, 2019-06-30

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 these cables....
17:15, 2019-05-29

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 lightning bolt, according to news station WPDE. E...
22:45, 2019-07-04

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....
18:00, 2019-06-16

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....
10:15, 2019-06-15

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       ...
11:15, 2019-07-05

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.  ...
04:30, 2019-06-30

Man killed 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 the branch landed on his car near the Fairfie...
18:30, 2019-07-18

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. Officials say the injuries sustained in the incident a...
05:45, 2019-07-06

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 a CitiBike at the intersection of West 30th Stree...
22:30, 2019-07-05

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)        ...
20:30, 2019-05-24

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 was struck by a Toyota 4Runner that just passed thro...
05:15, 2019-06-19

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....
15:15, 2019-07-17

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 Street. Details are limited at this time. Benson ...
22:30, 2019-06-17

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 hard the contents of the trunk were forced into the ...
23:45, 2019-06-09

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....
09:30, 2019-05-26

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....
12:15, 2019-06-01

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....
02:00, 2019-07-03

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......
21:30, 2019-05-28

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 Network offers, Hard Fork spoke to someone deep in ...
20:45, 2019-07-04

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....
12:30, 2019-07-05

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 way, given that a wreck didn’t decide everyone’s fat...
02:45, 2019-07-09

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....
01:15, 2019-06-04

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        ...
06:45, 2019-06-02

NHL Awards turn awkward after Kenan Thompson’s Lightning joke It appears the Lightning do not need any additional reminders about their early exit from the Stanley Cup playoffs. While chatting on stage during Wednesday’s NHL Awards in Las Vegas, “Saturday Night Live” star Kenan Thompson joked about Tampa Bay’s record-setting year, which...
21:00, 2019-06-20

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 and storms, but sometimes Mother Nature can throw a...
09:15, 2019-06-01

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 eight minutes when Weston McKennie stormed into the...
12:30, 2019-07-04

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). ...
14:45, 2019-05-21

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.        ...
23:30, 2019-07-16

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....
18:45, 2019-06-14

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....
09:45, 2019-06-15

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 Carolina, was hit about 2 p.m. Sunday while driving sout...
00:30, 2019-06-11

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 a rally in the Amway Center – home to sports teams...
07:45, 2019-06-13

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....
10:45, 2019-06-07

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 2005 Chevy Malibu traveling in the same direction. D...
07:45, 2019-06-15

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 Street and MacNab Drive. He was transported to a nea...
00:45, 2019-07-02

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....
16:45, 2019-05-21

The Latest: US struck Iranian computers earlier this week WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iran and cyberattacks (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Officials say U.S. military cyber forces earlier this week launched a retaliatory cyber strike against Iranian computer systems amid escalating tensions between the two countries. Three U.S. officials tell The Associa...
09:30, 2019-06-23

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        ...
21:00, 2019-07-13

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 the stands for medical care and taken to a hospita...
17:00, 2019-05-30

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 manufacturer more than halved the difference between the...
19:00, 2019-05-29

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....
00:45, 2019-06-09

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....
05:15, 2019-07-04

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 situation shuts down northbound Oracle Road near Fort ...
10:30, 2019-06-29

Pedestrian struck near Oracle Road near Fort Lowell TUCSON – Northbound Oracle Road has been shut down near Fort Lowell Road due to a police situation that Thursday afternoon. According to officials, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near the intersection. The area has been shut down in all directions. Traffic is being redirected through a ...
02:15, 2019-06-28

Tim Tebow is struck out by a position player who had never pitched in minors before Tim Tebow's struggles in Class AAA continued Tuesday night when he struck out looking against a first baseman/outfielder making his pitching debut.        ...
07:45, 2019-05-29

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....
05:45, 2019-06-24

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 Sunday after King accidentally rammed into him on ...
06:15, 2019-05-27

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 crossing Oracle Road from west to east while insid...
10:30, 2019-06-29

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 around 11:30 p.m. Thursday when he......
08:45, 2019-06-29

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 train between the West......
23:45, 2019-06-07

Suit seeks $25M after boy fatally struck by sheriff’s deputy BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The family of an 11-year-old boy riding a minibike who was fatally struck by a sheriff’s deputy in southern Michigan has filed a lawsuit seeking $25 million. The Battle Creek Enquirer reports the lawsuit filed this month by the estate of Norman Hood Jr. and his paren...
16:45, 2019-06-19

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.       ...
05:15, 2019-06-20

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.       ...
22:30, 2019-07-11

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.        ...
15:15, 2019-07-09

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....
20:00, 2019-07-03

Japan stabbing attack leaves at least 2 dead, 16 hurt; suspect dead, reports say A knife-wielding man attacked commuters -- including schoolchildren -- waiting at a suburban Tokyo bus stop during the morning rush hour Tuesday, killing at least one person and wounding at least 19 others before he killed himself, Japanese police and media said....
08:15, 2019-05-28

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....
12:45, 2019-06-09

11 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......
04:45, 2019-06-01

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...
00:00, 2019-06-16

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....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Child struck by line drive at Cubs-Astros game 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., shaking up the Chicago center fielder....
05:00, 2019-05-30

| 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....
20:30, 2019-07-10

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....
15:30, 2019-05-30

Fan struck by foul ball Monday night released from hospital 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       ...
03:15, 2019-06-12

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 pronounced dead at the scene, Virginia Beach police sai...
21:01, 2019-07-15

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 after he ran off at about 5 p.m., the sources said....
02:30, 2019-07-10

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 Chester Street in Brownsville, after suspecting it w...
16:01, 2019-05-25

California Struck By 7.1 Earthquake, Home Shifted, Roads Cracked Some building damage was reported after the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday, a day after the strongest quake in the region in......
08:45, 2019-07-06

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 Twitter like racing’s bargain-basement Donald Trump...
21:00, 2019-07-16

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 lightning hit the mast. The lightning bolt fried the el...
10:45, 2019-07-09

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....
05:15, 2019-06-24

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 a 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 near Ditmas Avenue in Midwood minutes after......
00:00, 2019-07-02

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 10:35 p.m. Friday when she was struck through the p...
16:15, 2019-07-13

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....
06:15, 2019-05-25

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 street corner. “I’m angry with the kids. They don...
01:15, 2019-07-14

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. ...
05:15, 2019-07-13

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......
22:30, 2019-05-23

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

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....
16:30, 2019-05-21

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, stayed last November at the Bahia Principe hotels, whe...
18:30, 2019-06-13

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....
18:45, 2019-06-09

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 1200 block of North Chamberlain Place at 3:30 a.m. Th...
03:45, 2019-05-25

$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....
19:15, 2019-07-01

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.        ...
05:45, 2019-06-01

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 investigation, that he was watching pornography at the t...
04:45, 2019-07-17

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....
00:00, 2019-06-20

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....
03:30, 2019-07-01

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."        ...
05:45, 2019-06-01

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.       ...
01:00, 2019-06-24

Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country’s mountainous north ISLAMABAD (AP) — Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country’s mountainous north. The post Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country’s mountainous north appeared first on LEX18.c...
16:00, 2019-06-17

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....
23:15, 2019-07-17

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....
05:15, 2019-07-13

'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....
23:15, 2019-06-13

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....
01:45, 2019-06-19

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.       ...
22:45, 2019-06-16

Raptors president Masai Ujiri ‘pushed, struck deputy in face’ during title celebration: police Hold the celebrations. The Alameda County Sheriff’s office is pursuing a misdemeanor charge against Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri for simple battery of a police officer, a spokesman for the department told USA Today. The incident occurred after Toronto’s 114-110 NBA Finals-clinching victory in...
21:30, 2019-06-14

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 of a disaster linked inexorably to climate change, ...
23:00, 2019-07-11

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....
23:15, 2019-07-01

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....
03:45, 2019-06-08

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 injured three people. The office said in a news rele...
04:30, 2019-05-25

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....
03:45, 2019-06-24

Hall of Fame boxer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker dies after being struck by vehicle Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker died Sunday after being struck by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Hall of Fame boxer was 55 years old.       ...
20:15, 2019-07-15

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....
20:00, 2019-07-15

Overweight Florida cat gets sent to fat camp This fat cat went to fat camp and now she’s a star, but it doesn’t look like she had a good time doing it. Laila is a cat from Gainesville, Fla., that is apparently obsessed with food. A rescue, she was reportedly found close to starvation. Since then, she’s developed a healthy appetite. At her......
22:15, 2019-06-27

Florida woman becomes US citizen at age 103 MIAMI (AP) — A Florida woman has become a U.S. citizen at the age of 103. Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime says Andrea Joseph took the oath of citizenship on Friday, just a few months shy of her 104th birthday. Monestime says Joseph migrated from Haiti 15 years ago and became a permanent resid...
19:45, 2019-06-17

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.        ...
22:00, 2019-07-06

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 porn in the new sitcom Florida Girls, whose creator-s...
16:30, 2019-07-09

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 Panthers hope that they’ve captured a key ingredie...
02:45, 2019-07-02

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.        ...
17:30, 2019-05-29

Florida State’s Van Eyk stymies Wolfpack, 11-0 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk allowed just one hit over six innings and Florida State had 16 hits Friday night in an 11-0 victory against North Carolina State in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Van Eyk (9-3) struck out 11 before J.C. Flowers worked the final inning. Flowers and Drew Mendo...
06:15, 2019-05-25

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.        ...
23:15, 2019-07-06

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....
22:00, 2019-06-22

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

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. 22 at Florida State Prison. Records show Bowles w...
03:45, 2019-06-12

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 cuss word on top of a student’s homework assign...
04:15, 2019-05-30

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....
16:15, 2019-07-03

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 interesting in its own right, but the initial report act...
05:45, 2019-07-10

Florida man charged with pouring ketchup on girlfriend PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is facing a misdemeanor charge for allegedly pouring ketchup on his girlfriend while she slept. Court documents show Peter Wagman is facing a first-degree misdemeanor domestic battery charge for the encounter that took place last Sunday. According to an arres...
22:15, 2019-06-06

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.        ...
03:30, 2019-07-11

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       ...
08:15, 2019-07-10

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....
08:30, 2019-06-01

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 Conservation Commission said people should exterminat...
13:45, 2019-07-04

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that the blaze started Wednesday afternoon in the Ocala National Forest. Water drops were being conducted ...
01:45, 2019-05-30

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 Ben’s Paint Supply in Lakeland, the masked men ran u...
00:45, 2019-07-12

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 best on Saturday. Walton took her out after she g...
07:30, 2019-06-02

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....
17:45, 2019-07-04

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.        ...
18:15, 2019-05-29

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. Florida had cut a seven-run deficit to one when Bu...
01:45, 2019-06-03

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 counts of sexual activity with a child and one count ...
20:30, 2019-05-30

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......
22:15, 2019-06-20

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)        ...
23:15, 2019-07-06

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 No. 2 seed Florida Atlantic in an elimination gam...
07:30, 2019-06-02

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....
23:45, 2019-06-20

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....
05:30, 2019-06-21

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......
07:00, 2019-06-17

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 that notion and suggested an alternative explanation...
11:30, 2019-07-04

Reinsurance rates rise by up to 25% in Florida-Willis Re Property reinsurance rates rose by up to 25% in the latest renewal round in areas of Florida hit by hurricanes, reinsurance broker Willis Re said on Monday....
18:45, 2019-07-01

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 Florida Highway Patrol says the third grader and his ol...
16:45, 2019-05-21

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 the killings, that of 22-year-old Michelle Simms. H...
17:45, 2019-05-23

Florida State's Van Eyk stymies Wolfpack, 11-0 CJ Van Eyk allowed just one hit over six innings and Florida State had 16 hits in an 11-0 victory against North Carolina State in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament        ...
05:30, 2019-05-25

Florida zoo celebrates its first lion birth in 30 years NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida zoo is celebrating the birth of three African lion cubs. The Naples Daily News reports this is the first time in 30 years that the Naples Zoo has had lion cubs. The zoo announced the birth of the cubs Thursday; one was born May 13 and two were born May 14. The cubs and ...
19:30, 2019-05-24

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 parties from cruise ships were guided through the n...
22:00, 2019-06-30

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. Key Biscayne joins Lake City as a victim of Ryuk, a ...
00:45, 2019-06-29

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......
17:15, 2019-07-04

Traffic backs up on I-95 in Florida as wildfire shuts road JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Traffic is backed up on a section of Interstate 95 in Florida after authorities closed a section of the freeway in response to a nearby wildfire. First Coast News reports that detoured traffic was backing up Thursday afternoon after the Florida Highway Patro...
23:45, 2019-05-23

Florida officer guilty of negligence for shooting caretaker MIAMI (AP) — A Florida police officer has been found guilty of culpable negligence for shooting at a severely autistic man and wounding the man’s caretaker. News outlets report North Miami police Officer Jonathan Aledda was found not guilty Monday of attempted manslaughter. Arnaldo Rios Soto f...
10:00, 2019-06-18

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....
23:15, 2019-06-16

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 the targeted government alone. A trio of cities h...
01:15, 2019-06-29

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 homes in the city of Palm Bay in Brevard County that h...
01:15, 2019-06-18

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 plastic cup lobbed by a protester in Pensacola, Florida....
20:00, 2019-06-02

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.m., the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office...
12:01, 2019-06-01

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 Friday after paddling across a lake. But......
22:45, 2019-07-04

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....
04:30, 2019-06-03

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 neglect charges Wednesday night, hours after the infant ...
17:45, 2019-05-23

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 kids were home last Sunday outside of Gainesville, ...
12:30, 2019-07-17

The Latest: No last words at Florida serial killer execution The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984....
02:15, 2019-05-24

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....
00:30, 2019-06-20

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....
02:15, 2019-06-28

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....
17:45, 2019-07-16

Teen wanted in Florida shooting arrested in Georgia JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a teen connected to a Florida high school football game shooting has been arrested in Georgia. The Florida Times-Union reports that 19-year-old Arthur Davin Jones III was picked up during a traffic stop Wednesday night on Interstate 95 in Cam...
13:45, 2019-05-24

Subpoena seeks records from ex-Florida gov nominee Gillum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Federal investigators are demanding information from former Florida gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum, his campaign and his political committee. The Tampa Bay Times reports Thursday that the federal grand jury subpoena also seeks information from Gillum’s former empl...
21:45, 2019-05-30

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....
22:45, 2019-07-02

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....
01:45, 2019-07-09

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....
01:45, 2019-07-13

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....
07:15, 2019-05-24

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 reality for one Florida homeowner Thursday night a...
19:00, 2019-05-31

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....
06:15, 2019-05-24

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 showing off its toothy grin amid a pair of toppled chai...
04:45, 2019-06-01

Serial killer Bobby Joe Long executed in Florida STARKE, Fla. — A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a 1984 spree that claimed the lives of 10 women was executed Thursday, his execution witnessed by the woman who survived one of his attacks and helped in his capture. Inmate Bobby Joe Long was pronounced dead at 6:55 Thursday after a lethal ...
03:45, 2019-05-24

The Latest: Florida sheriff fights accusations of negligence TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Senate hearing reviewing the suspension of a Florida sheriff who oversaw the Parkland shooting response (all times local): 7 p.m. The Florida sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting is fighting for his job in front of state lawmakers....
03:45, 2019-06-19

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....
23:15, 2019-06-16

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 elected Cabinet members met Tuesday in the state Capi...
19:30, 2019-06-04

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 into a Wendy’s in Jensen Beach, Florida, by smashing a window with a b...
19:15, 2019-06-29

Florida ethics panel OKs $5K deal with ex-candidate Gillum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Ethics Commission has accepted a settlement fining former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum $5,000 for a trip he took to New York. News outlets report the panel also voted 5-2 Friday to drop four other charges against Gillum, including his acceptan...
21:30, 2019-06-07

Florida law lets autonomous vehicles drive without humans TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Self-driving vehicles will be able to operate in Florida without a human on board under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. DeSantis signed the measure Thursday at a test track for autonomous vehicles. The governor says he wants companies testing the vehicles to m...
20:15, 2019-06-13

Florida Seminole tribe goes to 'war' again with state over gambling income The ‘unconquered tribe’ is withholding $350m under a revenue sharing agreement, but tribe says the state has reneged on the dealIn more than a century and a half since the end of Florida’s Seminole wars, the Native American tribe has proudly boasted of its status as the only one never to sign a peac...
19:30, 2019-06-13

20 people injured in explosion at Florida shopping plaza The explosion happened Saturday morning at a shopping centre in Plantation, west of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County. The blast sent large pieces of debris about about 91 metres across the street....
20:15, 2019-07-06

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 Lucie River. Her white Pomeranian, Pandora, was of...
10:45, 2019-07-09

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 Deputy Aaron Blais initially laughed and joked with sus...
19:45, 2019-07-01

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 blast sent debris flying along a busy road in Plant...
20:30, 2019-07-06

Mendoza lifts Florida St. past LSU 5-4 in 12th for CWS berth BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Drew Mendoza’s two-out base hit to right center drove home Mike Salvatore from second base in the bottom of the 12th inning, lifting Florida State to a 5-4 victory over LSU that sent the Seminoles to the College World Series on Sunday night. LSU (40-26) had rallied from...
07:15, 2019-06-10

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Members of Congress The man, who said in racist and expletive-laced phone messages that he wanted to kill Senator Cory Booker and Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Eric Swalwell, faces up to five years in prison....
09:15, 2019-06-12

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 Lake Placid, Florida, and investigators, the medical ...
22:15, 2019-07-06

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."...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Clean Energy Loans Boom in Florida, But So Do Complaints Offered in only three states and waning in their home base of California following a regulatory crackdown, residential property assessed clean energy loans, or PACE loans, are booming in Florida....
13:15, 2019-07-19

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 Man, the mythical yet mercurial figure whose bizar...
14:45, 2019-05-21

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 arrivals of local products McCoy and Steele, two of...
03:45, 2019-06-12

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......
09:00, 2019-06-14

Taggart’s task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Decades of Florida State football dominance is displayed on the walls just outside of Willie Taggart’s office. Trophies and plaques commemorate All-America players and championship teams. Lots of them. Off to the side, in a poorly lit corner, next to two chairs and a c...
17:30, 2019-07-01

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.       ...
13:30, 2019-07-05

Florida thief takes blowtorch to ATM, welds it shut instead OKALOOSA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two Florida burglars thought they were clever when they used a blowtorch to break into an ATM machine, but they never hit the jackpot. Instead, the burning heat actually welded the ATM’s hinges shut. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s officials say vid...
00:15, 2019-06-05

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....
02:45, 2019-06-05

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....
19:45, 2019-06-15

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 Schools Police say she faces two misdemeanor charges of ...
11:00, 2019-05-22

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 that wasn’t running. Deputies were able to ...
14:15, 2019-06-06

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....
23:45, 2019-07-09

Review: ‘Florida Girls’ Is Another Reason to Find the Pop Network Before it revives “One Day at a Time,” a boutique cable channel offers a raunchy comedy about female friendship and petty theft in alligator country....
20:45, 2019-07-09

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 Johnson’s complaint a “political lawsuit....
05:45, 2019-06-15

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....
07:15, 2019-07-18

Chicago devastated as Chance The Snapper departs for Florida Summer in Chicago, when tempers flare right along with the temperature. The humidity is so thick you can barely walk through it, you’re sunburned from watching the Cubs lose from the bleachers, and your Jeni’s ice cream cone melts as soon as your sandals hit the pavement....
08:30, 2019-07-18

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....
15:15, 2019-07-09

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,” says Iguana Busters owner Steve Kavashansky. Kavasha...
04:00, 2019-06-07

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.        ...
23:30, 2019-05-21

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 a St. Petersburg-area lake on the Fourth of July. ...
16:00, 2019-07-07

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 inflict on seawalls, sidewalks and landscape plants, ac...
20:30, 2019-07-03

Florida driver accidentally drives into a pool, report says A driver in Sarasota, Fla., accidentally hit the gas instead of breaks on Thursday and ended up finding a parking spot on the bottom of a residential pool, reports said....
10:15, 2019-06-24

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....
07:15, 2019-07-16

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 an orthopedic clinic turn over Nikolas Cruz’s...
10:45, 2019-05-28

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 investigators he was watching the videos Tuesday evening wh...
01:30, 2019-06-22

Man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Memphis man died Sunday after becoming infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. He had traveled to the Gulf Coast of Florida.        ...
20:45, 2019-07-15

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. The couple is in the midst of a......
04:30, 2019-06-23

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 him when he lifted the toilet seat on Sunday morn...
02:45, 2019-05-29

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 island’s Coquina Beach, near St. Petersburg, on ...
01:30, 2019-07-01

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....
06:15, 2019-07-15

Florida city that paid $500,000 Bitcoin ransom, fires IT director Lake City, the Florida city that paid a $500,000 Bitcoin ransom last week, has fired an employee following the debacle. In an interview with local television, the city manager of Lake City, Joe Helfenberg, said the city’s director of information technology has been fired. Another local news outlet, ...
13:30, 2019-07-02

Florida lawmaker denounced for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker is being criticized by his own party for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death. Rep. Mike Hill had an exchange with constituents during a meeting at Pensacola City Hall in which one man said the Bible calls for a man havin...
21:45, 2019-06-03

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....
04:30, 2019-06-30

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-old Scot Peterson, who wants to be released on his...
14:15, 2019-06-06

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 last month, one man said the Bible’s 1 Corinth...
14:15, 2019-06-06

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 arrested, John Bloodsworth — a 37-year-old fr...
04:15, 2019-07-18

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 led the team in rebounds, 3-point percentage and min...
08:00, 2019-06-21

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....
17:45, 2019-06-06

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....
00:15, 2019-06-18

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....
10:15, 2019-06-21

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.        ...
01:15, 2019-07-06

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....
05:45, 2019-05-22

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, Fla., to check into a substance abuse facility, new...
19:15, 2019-06-05

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....
12:30, 2019-06-05

4 Florida residents killed in N Carolina small plane crash NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Four Florida residents and two dogs are dead after their private plane dropped off the radar and crashed into a wooded area of central North Carolina. North Carolina’s State Highway Patrol said Saturday the four victims lived in the Naples, Florida, area and were traveli...
23:00, 2019-06-08

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 rights groups....
05:30, 2019-06-29

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....
12:00, 2019-07-11

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....
15:15, 2019-06-03

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....
20:30, 2019-07-11

Florida State trounces Georgia 10-1 to capture NCAA regional ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Conor Grady pitched seven strong innings and Reese Albert homered as Florida State defeated Georgia 10-1 on Sunday to win an NCAA regional and put coach Mike Martin’s retirement on hold for at least another week. Florida State (39-21) will face either LSU or Southern Mississ...
03:30, 2019-06-03

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....
21:15, 2019-07-11

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.        ...
20:45, 2019-07-03

Florida deputy arrested for planting meth, other drugs in nearly 120 cases: what we know Former Jackson County, Florida deputy Zach Wester was arrested for allegedly planting drugs on unsuspecting motorists before arresting them.        ...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Hero dad drowns after saving young daughter from Florida riptide A Georgia father drowned in southwest Florida Tuesday after saving his 8-year-old daughter from a riptide, police said. Thomas Zakrewski, 46, and his family were walking along a curved sandbar on Upper Captiva Island around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said. Zakrewski’s wife, w...
10:30, 2019-07-11

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 misdemeanor charge of domestic battery after police re...
23:00, 2019-05-28

Central Florida state attorney won’t seek 2020 re-election ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor who got into a legal fight with the governor for her blanket refusal to seek the death penalty says she won’t seek re-election in 2020. In a video posted on Facebook Tuesday, Aramis Ayala said her decision stems from her opposition to the death penalty...
18:15, 2019-05-28

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....
15:45, 2019-07-05

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 “Tommy” Burns and Amanda Love were arrested Fri...
21:30, 2019-06-04

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 said Sunday they want the detention center in Homes...
20:00, 2019-06-16

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....
23:15, 2019-06-16

Florida governor orders election systems’ security review TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s governor is ordering election officials to review the cybersecurity of the state’s election systems. The request comes more than a week after he was briefed that Russia hackers gained access to voter databases in two Florida counties ahead of the 2016 p...
23:30, 2019-05-22

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....
01:45, 2019-05-23

Police: Baby dies after being left in van for 5 hours outside of Florida daycare JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NBC NEWS) – A baby has died after she was left in a van for almost five hours outside of a Florida day care, authorities said. The infant girl was discovered Wednesday inside a van at Ewing’s Love & Hope Preschool and Academy in Jacksonville. Ewing’s Love and Ho...
05:00, 2019-05-23

Armed Sheriff, Who Stood Outside Florida School During Shooting, Charged A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
08:15, 2019-06-05

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 only bread and water and occasional scraps. The two c...
22:15, 2019-06-21

Taggart's task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix Taggart's task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix, but 2nd-year coach confident in his plan to rebuild Seminoles because it has worked before elsewhere       ...
17:15, 2019-07-01

Compassionate cop buys stranded Florida family Taco Bell When two weeks ago a Florida police officer met a family in need, she helped out in the best way she could — by buying them each a meal from Taco Bell. Officer Mikayla Edwards, of the Lynn Haven Police Department, said she noticed people standing in the drive-thru of the Mexican restaurant and, when...
01:15, 2019-06-13

‘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, ‘Wow!'” Dan Scovern told WPTV on Friday of t...
22:30, 2019-07-15

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....
23:15, 2019-06-12

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....
23:30, 2019-06-09

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....
20:30, 2019-07-01

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....
01:15, 2019-06-10

Multiple injuries reported in gas explosion at Florida shopping center A gas explosion at a Florida shopping center has left at least 22 people hospitalized — two critically — and heavy damage to an LA Fitness outlet and several other stores. Five fire departments responded to the scene of the blast in Plantation, Florida, about 30 miles north of Miami, according to lo...
21:15, 2019-07-06

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....
18:30, 2019-06-22

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....
16:15, 2019-06-10

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.”...
17:45, 2019-05-27

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 Obando, whose lifeless body was found in her apartment...
20:30, 2019-06-10

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 organization would “streamline the relationship” bet...
02:30, 2019-06-11

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, courtesy of Childs-Wright, shows a barefoot Wright ...
03:15, 2019-06-12

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....
09:30, 2019-06-11

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....
14:32, 2019-05-21

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 received 100 dog bites, according to the Highlands Coun...
02:15, 2019-07-08

Florida woman squeezed boyfriend’s genitals ‘until they bled’: cops A Florida woman was arrested last week on allegations that she squeezed her boyfriend’s testicles until they bled, police said. The alleged incident occurred on June 4 in Indian Harbour Beach, about 70 miles southeast of Orlando. Authorities responded to a call from a man who said his live-in girlfr...
18:45, 2019-06-11

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.        ...
09:15, 2019-07-03

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 parking lot in April 2017 when the fancy feature....
11:30, 2019-06-09

Florida man describes ‘shocking’ alligator attack on 5-year-old granddaughter A young Florida girl has her grandfather to thank for saving her life after she was attacked by a nearly 7-foot alligator while swimming in a lake in Leon County. Over the weekend, Ryanne Gwaltney was swimming with her grandfather, Clifford Gregg, in Lost Lake. At one point, just after the two got o...
01:15, 2019-06-07

Florida homeowner detains suspect by holding iPhone like a gun: report A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back Monday evening by holding his recording iPhone on the man until police arrived, according to a report....
11:15, 2019-06-14

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. From the increasing risk of ever stronger Atlantic hu...
10:30, 2019-05-28

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 emerged from a retention pond near his Palm Harbor c...
01:45, 2019-07-16

Teen girl bitten by shark while boogie boarding in Florida A 16-year-old girl survived being bitten by a shark while boogie boarding on vacation in Florida, according to new report. Jackie Jozaitis said she was in knee-high water off the coast of Amelia Island when she was attacked early Friday. “I felt like a jaw snap on my foot,” the teen told...
00:15, 2019-07-16

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....
15:45, 2019-05-21

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 Circuit Judge Lisa Walsh when officials say he tried to...
07:15, 2019-06-22

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....
14:45, 2019-07-09

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....
19:30, 2019-05-21

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 halt of all athletic activities to review safety procedures, officials said. Hezekiah Walters, a 14-year-old incoming freshman at Middleton Hig...
21:15, 2019-06-13

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 Amendment right to free speech, noting dietary advic...
02:30, 2019-07-19

Florida man impersonating a cop accidentally pulled over a real undercover detective He’s attacked car salesmen and made up fake news stories, but “Florida Man” is back at it again, and this time it looks like he was just trying to keep his community safe from bad guys by impersonating a cop. Not a big deal! I mean who among us hasn’t donned a sheriff’s...
17:30, 2019-05-21

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 email exchange with a parent, Principal William La...
13:45, 2019-07-09

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 landlord — told him he couldn’t because he ...
18:30, 2019-06-13

Official tells Florida Democrats to expect recount in 2020 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The voter protection director for Florida Democrats tells party activists they should assume there will be a recount during next year’s presidential election. Brandon Peters told Democratic activists Saturday that the Florida party will be ready with teams of volu...
23:00, 2019-06-08

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 interstate threats to injure. The Blackwater Correc...
16:45, 2019-05-21

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....
16:45, 2019-07-15

Florida man caught with cocaine on nose told cops it wasn’t his A Florida man caught with cocaine on his schnoz during a traffic stop tried to convince the cops that the white powdery substance around his nostrils did not belong to him, authorities said. Fabricio Tueros Jimenez, 20, was a passenger in a car that deputies from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Of...
18:45, 2019-06-11

Suns' Holmes arrested in Florida for Marijuana possession Phoenix Suns center Richaun Holmes was arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop        ...
20:45, 2019-05-23

In battleground state of Florida, Trump to launch re-election campaign President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policies....
15:15, 2019-06-18

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 policies....
22:30, 2019-06-18

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 weird step up, at least in terms of prestige. The...
05:30, 2019-06-18

Trump set 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 policies....
03:15, 2019-06-19

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....
18:15, 2019-05-29

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 Dominicana La Gran Parada in Miami on Monday, then got up t...
07:30, 2019-07-04

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.”...
19:30, 2019-06-19

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....
07:15, 2019-05-24

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 Council voted unanimously this week to pay the hack...
22:30, 2019-06-19

Dallas Baptist beats Florida 11-8 in NCAA regional opener 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        ...
06:45, 2019-06-01

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.        ...
05:15, 2019-07-14

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 Vincent Crump pleaded no contest Friday to aggravated a...
09:45, 2019-07-13

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 Pompano Beach on Friday when someone repeatedly shot...
10:30, 2019-07-16

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....
02:00, 2019-06-29

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. ...
23:30, 2019-05-31

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....
20:30, 2019-05-24

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....
00:00, 2019-06-19

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....
19:30, 2019-06-27

‘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 by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) ...
04:00, 2019-07-04

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....
19:00, 2019-07-13

Florida man wins ‘villa’ that turns out to be a tiny patch of land A Florida man thought he scored the deal of a lifetime when he snapped up a palm tree-lined villa for only $9,100 in an online auction. But Kerville Holness was gobsmacked when he learned he’d actually bought an adjacent, 1-by-100-foot strip of land that was worth a measly $50, according to th...
00:15, 2019-06-18

Next Tim Tebow? Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks signed by Boston Red Sox Despite not pitching since his junior year of high school, Franks received a $40,000 signing bonus from the Boston Red Sox.       ...
10:15, 2019-07-16

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....
06:45, 2019-07-14

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 note the LGBTQ community at the heart of the 2106...
23:45, 2019-06-12

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....
21:30, 2019-06-18

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....
14:30, 2019-07-02

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florida just weeks later. Now, as flagged from local med...
07:15, 2019-07-02

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.       ...
00:15, 2019-06-10

Florida couple jailed after drugs, toddler found in roach-infested car DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida couple had a toddler girl inside a roach-infested car while they were using drugs. The DeLand Police Department arrested 30-year-old David Dexter and 28-year-old Christian Wilson on child abuse and drug possession charges. The 2-year-old girl was turned ...
08:30, 2019-07-02

Six years later, Florida couple wins right to plant veggies in their front-yard Imagine as a homeowner, being told where you can and cannot plant your vegetable garden. That's the exact battle a Florida couple faced for six years....
02:30, 2019-07-04

Former Indianapolis Colts, Ball State player killed in Florida shooting Former Indianapolis Colts and Ball State player Eric Patterson was shot to death Saturday in Tampa, Florida.       ...
16:45, 2019-06-10

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....
17:45, 2019-05-29

Bird in Florida spotted feeding baby chick cigarette butt A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt, prompting one woman to remind beachgoers this summer to clean up after themselves. A Largo, Fla. resident, who identified herself as Karen Mason online, shared the photo to her Facebook page on Monday. The image...
23:30, 2019-06-28

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered criticism for omitting any mention of the LGBTQ community targeted in the attack....
21:15, 2019-06-12

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 appearance....
01:00, 2019-06-07

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. ...
12:30, 2019-06-22

"He got my red wine, the good stuff" - massive alligator invades Florida home An 11-foot alligator invades a Florida home and breaks wine bottles. Homeowner says "It's mating season, they'll try anything." (May 31)        ...
23:15, 2019-05-31

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
21:45, 2019-05-31

Florida man arrested for pelting girlfriend with McDonald’s sweet and sour packets A Florida man pelted his girlfriend in the “head and face area” with sweet and sour sauce packets Sunday because he was angry she had “bought the wrong food from McDonald’s,” a felony battery complaint said. Jesus Oscar Ferrer Jr., 30, attacked his girlfriend — wi...
12:00, 2019-07-02

Trump to formally launch 2020 campaign on June 18 in Orlando, Florida U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday he will be formally launching his 2020 re-election campaign on June 18 in Florida, beginning what may prove to be a difficult bid for another four years at the White House....
00:30, 2019-06-01

Watch the Easter Bunny throw punches in a street brawl, because Florida Of all the holidays on the U.S. calendar, Easter is definitely one of the most low-key. Families gather, eat some ham, and maybe the kids hunt for colored eggs or eat a bunch of candy, but it’s generally pretty chill. That is, unless you’re in Florida, where being in the holiday spirit a...
17:30, 2019-05-21

Throngs attend Trump's official 2020 reelection kickoff in Florida Thousands of adoring fans are in Orlando for what they say will be a historic event. Though his reelection campaign began the day he took office, the rally marks its official beginning in a must-win state....
13:00, 2019-06-19

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....
23:30, 2019-06-18

Hackers Strike Another Small Florida City, Demanding Hefty Ransom For the second week in a row, a small Florida city has agreed to pay cyber criminals hundreds of thousands of dollars after a ransomware attack crippled city systems....
21:00, 2019-06-27

A 'Frye Festival' devoted to french fries is coming to Florida this summer Matt Cardy/Getty Images A "Frye Festival" devoted to french fries is coming to Florida this summer. French Frye Fest, taking place in Tallahassee, Florida, is a celebration featuring four different types of fries from three separate restaurants. The festival takes its name from "Fyre Festival," a ...
03:45, 2019-07-06

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....
13:00, 2019-06-19

Florida teen threw hot coffee on Burger King worker: police A Florida teenager hurled a cup of hot coffee at a Burger King employee over the weekend, scalding the fast-food worker, police said. Anastasia Lantier, 18, walked into the burger franchise in Seminole around 10:20 a.m. Saturday “due to an issue at the drive-through,” The Smoking Gun reported, citin...
19:45, 2019-07-01

Florida iguana hunter misses target, hits pool boy with pellet gun An iguana hunter armed with a pellet gun in Florida missed his target and struck a pool boy working in somebody’s yard last Friday, according to a report. The misfire happened as pool workers were doing maintenance in the patio area of E-Lyn Bryan’s Boca Raton home, according to a local NBC affiliat...
03:45, 2019-07-10

Giant snakes in the Florida Everglades: How scientists are using Burmese pythons as spies The giant invasive snakes quickly put a stranglehold on Florida's wildlife. Now scientists in the Everglades are turning them against one another.        ...
21:30, 2019-06-18

In troubled Florida, Democrats reckon with the presidential debates and an economy that can seem cruel To win in 2020, the Democratic nominee will need the votes of struggling Americans. But to some of them, the candidate jousting seems distant from their lives....
08:00, 2019-06-30

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....
00:15, 2019-06-07

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. Ron DeSantis on June 7, allows all “tactical medica...
21:30, 2019-07-02

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.       ...
20:15, 2019-06-21

Trump targets Hispanic vote in Florida battleground for re-election kickoff President Donald Trump will kick off his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday in downtown Orlando, an indication of Florida's importance to his bid to return to the White House....
18:00, 2019-06-17

Florida city pays hackers $600,000 in ransom to save computer records The hackers apparently got into the city’s system when an employee clicked on an email link that allowed them to upload malware.        ...
03:15, 2019-06-20

5 years after Florida law professor Dan Markel was gunned down, journey to justice continues Tracking a silver Prius would lead investigators to shocking revelations of alleged Miami hit men and murder-for-hire plot that stunned Tallahassee.        ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Florida driver seen dragging deputy over 100 yards on interstate on-ramp is charged A Florida driver has been charged with attempted murder of a law enforcement officer and aggravated assault after police video showed him dragging a Seminole County deputy over 100 yards on an interstate on-ramp. ...
05:00, 2019-07-01

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....
06:15, 2019-07-08

Florida police officer rescues 2 from submerged vehicle, says 'it didn't really matter what it took' A Florida police officer credited with rescuing two passengers trapped in a submerged vehicle batted away praise for his recent heroics, saying, “When you have the opportunity to do something or save a life, you have to go in and do it.”...
16:30, 2019-07-18

Booze, sex, drugs, cops: The seedy sitcom lives of ‘Florida Girls’ Outrageous “Florida man” headlines have become cultural in-jokes — but get ready for “Florida Girls.” The new half-hour comedy, premiering Wednesday at 10 p.m. on Pop, follows a group of twenty-something women who are forced to confront their stagnant lives in West Florida when one of their own move...
02:30, 2019-07-04

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico Beach, the carcasses of trees appear by the side of the road, still sprouting from the soil. Some bend mid-trunk, pointing towards the lush, spring sun...
11:45, 2019-05-23

McDonald's in Florida discriminated against Jewish man, wanted him to shave his beard, lawsuit says “Employers should never force applicants to choose between their sincerely held religious beliefs, which can be reasonably accommodated, and earning a living,” said EEOC attorney Robert Weisberg....
20:30, 2019-07-19

Florida lawmakers want to make the Pulse nightclub site a national memorial In the days ahead of the third anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida lawmakers have proposed plans to designate the nightclub a national memorial....
02:30, 2019-06-12

8-foot alligator visits Florida elementary school just before summer break An 8-foot, 2-inch alligator was found by a custodian at the Palm View Elementary School in Palmetto, Fla., according to the Bradenton Herald. It was found before students had arrived for their second to last day of school, based on the district calendar....
00:30, 2019-05-31

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....
01:45, 2019-07-03

UFC fighter facing 20 charges in deaths of elderly women in Florida five-car crash An Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter known as “The Predator” is facing prison time for his role in a five-car crash that killed two elderly women in Florida last year...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Florida man had baby alligator in front seat during traffic stop, police say A Florida man who was found in possession of illegal drugs during a traffic stop also had a baby alligator bound with tape in his passenger seat, authorities said....
19:30, 2019-07-07

This Bitcoin money-laundering cartel was operating from inside a Florida prison Authorities in Florida have busted an elaborate operation which saw prison inmates use Bitcoin to launder thousands of dollars via their commissary accounts. An investigation by Pasco County Sherriff’s Deputies revealed how inmates at the county jail were having money deposited into their commissary...
20:45, 2019-07-04

Florida city agrees to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin to get its computer files back Everyone knows that crime doesn’t pay, or at least that’s what we’re all led to believe. For hackers who broke into the computer systems of a Florida city a few weeks back, crime seems to be paying rather well, and the local government has agreed to pay the hefty sum of $600,000 to...
20:00, 2019-06-20

Florida utilities fortifying power grid to resist major storms With just one named storm so far in the Atlantic hurricane season, Florida hasn't yet faced any serious weather danger -- but state officials are trying to get ahead of trouble they know will arrive someday soon....
21:15, 2019-07-11

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of $600,000 to criminals who crippled the city’s computer system after targeting its police department with ransomware.Read more......
19:15, 2019-06-20

Pastor held burglary suspect at gunpoint inside Florida church This pastor believes in a higher firepower. A quick-thinking clergyman at a Florida church held a burglary suspect at gunpoint early Thursday until cops arrived minutes later, the Tampa Bay Times reports. “I said, ‘Dude, what are you doing?’” Pastor Brant Adams of Seminole Heights Baptist Chur...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Indictment: Defense contractor Darryl Varnum threatened Florida lawmaker Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Defense Department contractor with threatening a Florida congresswoman over a childhood vaccination bill....
20:30, 2019-07-19

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-12

Shopping center explosion in Plantation, Florida, leaves over a dozen injured _____ A gas explosion rocked a shopping center on Saturday in South Florida leaving 15 to 20 people injured, two of them seriously, a fire official said. The explosion happened around 11:30 a.m. at The Fountains, a shopping center in Plantation, a suburb in Broward County, north of Miami. Video from...
21:15, 2019-07-06

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....
23:30, 2019-06-20

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 rescue. Passavanti and his family were out lounging by...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Driver seen attacking Florida hotel owner over parking spot, reports say Police in Florida said they're looking for a man who was spotted on surveillance video allegedly attacking a hotel owner over a parking spot earlier this year....
02:15, 2019-07-15

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 candidate to drop by the facility, located south of ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

A Glacier the Size of Florida Is Becoming Unstable. It Has Dire Implications for Global Sea Levels Melting ice sheets in the Antarctic, particularly one of the largest and unstable glaciers in the region, could significantly accelerate global sea level rise, according to a new report. The climate scientists who measured likely outcomes of glacial melting at the bottom of the world focused the stu...
01:15, 2019-07-11

Florida mall explosion injures roughly 20; Plantation authorities investigating Plantation, Florida, fire officials say the shopping center blast may be have been a gas explosion. One person has life-threatening injuries.        ...
21:15, 2019-07-06

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis breaks with GOP and signs drug importation bill Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday to allow prescription drug importation into the state, defying GOP orthodoxy to address the high prices of pharmaceuticals....
21:45, 2019-06-11

Serial killer who took the lives of 10 women executed by lethal injection in Florida Serial killer Bobby Joe Long was pronounced dead at 6:55 p.m. Thursday after a lethal injection at Florida State Prison, authorities said.        ...
02:00, 2019-05-24

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....
18:30, 2019-07-17

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
18:45, 2019-07-05