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Florida sheriff K9 recovering from bullet wound in shootout

May 15, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida police dog that was wounded by a bullet during a shootout with a robbery suspect is recovering and has been released to his handler. more »»

Authorities: Prisoner escapes state custody in Florida

May 4, 2017

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida are searching for a prisoner who escaped a minimum security work detail at a food bank.

Media outlets report that Homestead Police spokesman Det. more »»

4 suspended after beating left student with facial fractures

May 4, 2017

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old central Florida high school student suffered multiple facial fractures during a fight over drugs in the school's performing arts center. more »»

Florida A&M University dismisses deans of 4 schools

May 4, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M University has dismissed four deans in two days as it undergoes a major leadership change.

The Orlando Sentinel (http://bit. more »»

Woman shot during confrontation over handicapped parking

May 4, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Police say a woman was shot in the arm during a confrontation over a handicapped parking spot in the lot at a popular Miami park. more »»

Woman shot during confrontation on parking space in Miami

May 4, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Police say a woman was shot in the arm during a confrontation over a handicapped parking spot in the lot at a popular Miami park. more »»

Nightclub owner details memorial to Pulse victims

May 4, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The owner of the Florida gay nightclub that was the site of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history is announcing plans for a memorial at the property. more »»

Deputy charged for allegedly using excessive force with teen

May 4, 2017

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A juvenile detention deputy has been charged with cruelty toward a child after allegedly using excessive force while putting a juvenile in his cell. more »»

Wildlife-rich lagoon in Florida threatened by building boom

May 4, 2017

ON THE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON, Fla. (AP) — The most biologically diverse waterway in America is seriously ill.

Florida's Indian River Lagoon is repeatedly being choked with oxygen-robbing algae. more »»

AP NewsBreak: Ringling's final circus to be on Facebook Live

May 4, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus began in the 19th century. But it will broadcast its final show on the most 21st century of channels: Facebook Live. more »»

DeVos family agrees to purchase Orlando hockey team

May 3, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic owners say they have agreed to purchase Orlando's minor league franchis. more »»

Cuts planned for office of anti-death-penalty prosecutor

May 3, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida legislators plan to take more than $1 million and 21 jobs away from a state prosecutor who announced she won't seek the death penalty anymore. more »»

Florida lawmakers plan to take $1.3 million from prosecutor

May 3, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida legislators announced a deal Wednesday to cut the budget of a prosecutor who announced she won't seek the death penalty anymore. more »»

St. Pete voters okay Tampa Bay Rowdies' bid to join MLS

May 3, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rowdies' quest to reach American soccer's highest rung won overwhelming approval from S. more »»

AP Interview: Ag leader supports renegotiating trade pact

May 3, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, who last week helped persuade President Donald Trump not to abandon the North American Free Trade Agreement, said Wednesday that the... more »»

Florida editorial roundup

May 3, 2017

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:

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April 28

The Orlando Sentinel on residents' access to courts:

The Florida Constitution declares that courts in the state... more »»

Prosecutors' group: Scott right to take away capital cases

May 3, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An association of Florida prosecutors says Gov. more »»

 
 
 

 

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