Florida court upholds conviction in loud music killing case

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida appeals court is upholding the conviction of a white man who shot a Jacksonville teenager after an argument overRead More

Bombs away? Possible WW II-era munition unearthed in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a neighborhood near Florida State University had to be evacuated as a precaution after construction workers unearthed what appearedRead More

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to meet with President-elect Donald Trump

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is heading to New York City to meet with President-Elect Donald Trump. The Republican governor said inRead More

Pig carcasses scatter across Florida highway

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Police say the carcasses of what appeared to be several dead hogs tumbled off a truck in one Florida city, snarling twoRead More

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Jensen Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a boater who has been missing since Monday. Officials said 66-year-old Stuart Savanuck rented a 23-foot boat fromRead More

Pair of manatees sent home after months of rehab

A pair of manatees have returned to the wild after recovering from injuries suffered in a boating accident. Both Reya and Leia spent the lastRead More

NASA astronaut on verge of becoming oldest woman in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is on the verge of becoming the oldest woman in space. Whitson will be 56 whenRead More

Train collision in north Florida injures 2, causes fuel spill

CITRA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two trains loaded with coal and phosphate rock collided in central Florida, derailing and sending at least 20 trainRead More

Florida gun shop owner died during standoff with deputies

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police have identified a 38-year-old man who threatened to kill himself before dying in a standoff with sheriff’s deputies. TheRead More

Officials: ‘Good Samaritan’ shoots man attacking deputy

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a “Good Samaritan” fatally shot a man who was attacking a deputy near a southwest Florida highway. TheRead More