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APNewsBreak: Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld

April 20, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — The last killer whale has been born in captivity at a SeaWorld park. The birth at the San Antonio, Texas, theme park comes a year after SeaWorld's decision to stop breeding orcas. more »»

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

April 20, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Hours before his former New England Patriots teammates were due to visit the White House to celebrate their Super Bowl victory, prison officials say, Aaron Hernandez tied one end of... more »»

Funeral services announced for fallen Maryland soldier

April 19, 2017

EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — Funeral services have been set for the Army staff sergeant from Harford County who was killed earlier this month in Afghanistan.

A visitation for Staff Sgt. more »»

Judge sides with Airbnb in legal dispute with city of Miami

April 19, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — A judge is siding with the home-sharing platform Airbnb in its legal dispute with the city of Miami by issuing a preliminary ruling against the city's ba. more »»

Mom films arrest, handcuffing of autistic Florida boy

April 19, 2017

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) — The arrest of a 10-year-old autistic Florida boy was filmed by his mother who complained that he was treated far too harshly by authorities. more »»

Florida officials: No black bear hunt until at least 2019

April 19, 2017

HAVANA, Fla. (AP) — Florida wildlife officials say they won't consider holding another black bear hunt until at least 2019, but it's not because they don't want to have one. more »»

CSX 1Q profit rises slightly as restricting limits profit

April 19, 2017

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — CSX Corp.'s first-quarter profit rose about 2 percent as the railroad hauled more, but its results were hurt by restructuring expenses. more »»

The Latest: Florida Senate reviewing senator's racial slur

April 19, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida state senator who used racial slurs and obscene insults during an after-hours conversation with other lawmakers is being stripped of his chairmanship. more »»

Groups plead for Nicaraguan asylum seeker not to be deported

April 19, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Immigrant rights groups pleaded Wednesday for federal officials to halt the deportation of a Nicaraguan man appealing for asylum and demanded an investigation into an alleged increas... more »»

Pest control firm founder Truly Nolen dies in Florida at 89

April 19, 2017

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Truly Nolen, founder of the international pest control company known for its fleet of yellow "mouse cars," has died at his home in Florida. He was 8. more »»

Florida editorial roundup

April 19, 2017

Recent editorials:


April 13

The Florida Times-Union of Jacksonville on raising the minimum age for buying tobacco products:

Given Duval County's grim rates of lung... more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 19

April 19, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about toda. more »»

Trial for Pulse gunman's wife could start next year

April 19, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The trial of the wife of the Orlando nightclub gunman could be pushed back to next March. more »»

AP source: Jeter, Bush join forces in bid to buy Marlins

April 19, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush have joined forces in their attempt to buy the Miami Marlins. more »»

Florida may scrap auto insurance law

April 19, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida may change the kinds of auto insurance drivers must purchase. more »»

Florida groups plea not to deport Nicaraguan asylum seeker

April 19, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Immigrant rights groups are pleading to halt the deportation of a Nicaraguan appealing for asylum and investigate an alleged increase in detentions after routine immigration check-in... more »»

Florida may overhaul system for injured workers

April 19, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida may overhaul the system responsible for covering injured employees. more »»



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