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6-year-old boy safe after father has standoff with police

April 25, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 6-year-old boy is safe after his father barricaded them inside a St. Petersburg home.

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Spooked horse rescued after ending up in Miami canal

April 25, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — A horse got spooked by a black construction tarp blowing in the wind and ended up in a South Florida canal.

The Miami Herald (http://hrld. more »»

2 Florida candidates for US Senate will meet in open debate

April 25, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two U.S. Senate candidates from Florida are going to square off in an "open debate" where the questions will be chosen by public vote.

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Man arrested, accused of shooting father in front of kids

April 25, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a St. Petersburg man has been jailed on charges that he killed a man in front of the victim's kids outside a barber shop. more »»

Boy rescues girl from drowning in Deerfield Beach pool

April 25, 2016

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A boy has rescued a girl from drowning in a community pool in Deerfield Beach. more »»

Sherwood Bedding to locate mattress factory in Kentucky

April 25, 2016

WALTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's office says Sherwood Bedding will locate a mattress production factory in northern Kentucky, creating up to 150 jobs. more »»

Islanders beat Panthers 2-1 in 2OTs to end playoff drought

April 25, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — John Tavares tied it in the final minute of regulation and got the winner at 10:41 of the second overtime, leading the New York Islanders past the Florida Panthers 2-1 Sunday nigh... more »»

Captain calls finding boat of Florida teens "stroke of luck"

April 24, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Norwegian ship captain has told a newspaper it was a "stroke of luck" that he discovered the boat of two teenagers lost at sea last July. more »»

Bubble burst: Florida man using "hydropod" at sea rescued

April 24, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man trying to reach Bermuda again in an inflatable bubble agreed to be voluntarily rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard. more »»

Stormy times: Florida officials squabble over insurance pick

April 24, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is having a tough time coming up with a new insurance commissioner. more »»

Florida police officer shoots and kills motorist

April 24, 2016

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in a coastal Florida county are investigating the shooting of a motorist by a Fort Pierce police officer. more »»

Thousands visit Gulf Coast bar to toss dead fish, drink beer

April 24, 2016

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of people are flocking to a famous bar to toss a dead fish across state lines.

The Pensacola News Journal reported Sunday (http://on.pnj. more »»

Zoo: Tiger attacked, killed employee who didn't follow rules

April 24, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida zoo official says an employee who was killed by a tiger earlier this month didn't follow zoo policy. more »»

Big stink: Florida paper calls out officials over fish kill

April 24, 2016

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida newspaper is calling out state legislators and local officials for their actions related to the Indian River Lagoon.

Florida Today (http://bit. more »»

Florida Lotto jackpot rolls over to $4 million

April 24, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No ticket matched all six numbers in the "Florida Lotto," so the next jackpot will rollover to $4 million. more »»

2 winners win jackpot worth $132,093.32 each

April 24, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two "Fantasy 5" tickets had all five winning numbers to each earn a jackpot of $132,093.32 each. more »»

Florida school grieves after teacher, 2 children die in fire

April 24, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Tallahassee elementary school teacher and her two children that attended the same school died in an early morning fire. more »»

Former Jaguar Ernest Wilford transitions from NFL to police

April 24, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Ernest Wilford's adrenaline kicks in when he hears his call sign broadcast over the police radio. more »»

Health Department's new chief known for innovation

April 24, 2016

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As a graduate student working as a senior clerk in the Suffolk County Health Department, Patricia Boswell caught a glimpse into the world of public health. more »»

Veteran sues NY town that demolished home as he had surgery

April 23, 2016

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man whose home was demolished after he went to Florida for knee surgery is suing the Long Island town that razed it. more »»



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