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5 Things to Know in Florida for May 5

May 4, 2016

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. more »»

Slain Navy SEAL took lessons from running track into combat

May 4, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) — In cross-country running, your team is only as fast as your slowest athlete. more »»

Report: Children worked at a few RJR contract tobacco farms

May 4, 2016

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A report about the practices of farmers who sell tobacco to R.J. more »»

Judge upholds $23 million award for unarmed man deputy shot

May 4, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge has upheld a $23 million jury verdict awarded to a black man who was unarmed when he was shot and left paralyzed by a Florida sheriff's deputy. more »»

Denial, bargaining, acceptance: stages of a Trump candidacy

May 4, 2016

In the beginning, many took it as a joke: A billionaire developer, riding his gilded escalators down from his Manhattan penthouse, his third wife at his side, to announce he was running for... more »»

Man denies role in 1991 slaying of 5-year-old New Jersey boy

May 4, 2016

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A man who has been mentioned as an alternate suspect at a woman's New Jersey trial over the killing of her 5-year-old son has denied any role in the boy's 1991 death. more »»

Florida editorial roundup

May 4, 2016

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:


May 4

The Florida Times-Union on health issues facing the state and Jacksonville:

When it comes to health needs in Northeas... more »»

Jury in Key West acquits Miami-Dade commissioner of DUI

May 4, 2016

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A jury in Key West has acquitted a Miami-Dade County commissioner of a drunken driving charge. more »»

Man denies any role in death of 5-year-old New Jersey boy

May 4, 2016

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A man who defense lawyers have raised as an alternative suspect in the killing of a 5-year-old boy has denied any role in the child's death. more »»

Charges upgraded for man watching girl who was fatally shot

May 4, 2016

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have upgraded the charge against a central Florida man who was watching a 6-year-old girl when she was fatally shot. more »»

The Latest: Alleged Gangster Disciples indicted in 2 states

May 4, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the indictment of alleged members of the Gangster Disciples gang (all times local):

2:30 p.m. more »»

Florida Gov: Prepare for Zika virus like it's a hurricane

May 4, 2016

TALLAHASSE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor says the U.S. government needs to prepare for the Zika virus like it's a hurricane.

Forecasts for a hurricane threatening U.S. more »»

Florida teen's family suing over death on SC ropes course

May 4, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of a Florida teen has sued over her death at a South Carolina high ropes course last summe. more »»

Feds indict cop, alleged members of Gangster Disciples

May 4, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) — Alleged members of the Gangster Disciples, including some high-ranking leaders of the violent street gang and an Atlanta-area police officer, have been charged with racketeering in... more »»

French tourist dies while snorkeling in the Florida Keys

May 4, 2016

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 55-year-old French tourist died while snorkeling in the Florida Keys. more »»

Grandson is 'person of interest' in deaths of Florida couple

May 4, 2016

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Police say the grandson of a couple found slain inside their north Florida home is a person of interest in the case.

The Ocala Star-Banner (http://bi. more »»

Florida News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

May 4, 2016

Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Florida. more »»

Mom accused of killing her son won't testify

May 4, 2016

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The Florida woman charged with killing her 5-year-old son in 1991 when she lived in New Jersey will not testify. more »»



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