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Try, try again: Florida officials stuck on insurance hire

April 29, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott and other top Republicans are going to try once again to pick a new insurance commissioner. more »»

Nicky Jam, Enrique Iglesias top Billboard Latin Music Awards

April 29, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias took home seven awards apiece, including six shared awards for their hit duet "El Perdon," at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami. more »»

US Marshals seek fugitive accused of murder, armed robbery

April 29, 2016

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — U.S. Marshals in Alabama and Florida are seeking a fugitive wanted for murder, attempted murder and armed robbery.

According to a news release from the U.S. more »»

Denver airport contractor wins case involving head scarves

April 29, 2016

DENVER (AP) — A federal jury has decided that a ground services operator at Denver's airport did not discriminate against Muslim employees by allegedly barring them from wearing head scarves. more »»

Caterpillar closing 5 more plants amid low demand

April 28, 2016

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Caterpillar In. more »»

Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeper

April 28, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida zoo is defending its decision to tranquilize rather than kill a rare Malayan tiger that had attacked a keeper and was preventing rescuers from giving her aid. more »»

Panther killed by vehicle in southwest Florida

April 28, 2016

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Florida panther has been found dead from an apparent fight with another panther in southwest Florida. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 29

April 28, 2016

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

Cuban exiles drop lawsuit over Carnival cruise to island

April 28, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Two Cuban exiles have dropped their federal discrimination lawsuit against Carnival Cor. more »»

Activists seek independent probe of Florida teens' drownings

April 28, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A coalition of activist groups is calling for an outside investigation of the drownings of three teenage girls who were fleeing from Florida sheriff's deputies. more »»

$1.53 an hour for lawyer fees? Not in Florida, court says

April 28, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Supreme Court says a law limiting lawyer fees in workers' compensation cases is unconstitutional after considering a case in which an attorney was paid $1. more »»

Deputies find body of 2-year-old boy in pond near his home

April 28, 2016

HUDSON, Fla. (AP) — A massive search for a 2-year-old boy ended tragically when deputies found his body in a pond about 150 yards from his home in Hudson. more »»

Smile! Miami-Dade police deploying 1,000 body cameras

April 28, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — The largest police agency in Florida is outfitting 1,000 of its officers with body cameras over the next few months.

The Miami-Dade Police Department unveiled a $5. more »»

Holocaust Remembrance Day to connect 9 states with plays

April 28, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Events in nine states will honor Holocaust Remembrance Day with readings of plays that deal with that darkest time in world history. more »»

Florida News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

April 28, 2016

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

Authorities search for man who killed Pensacola store owner

April 28, 2016

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Pensacola convenience store owner is dead and authorities are searching for the person who shot him during an armed robbery. more »»

School police defend description of 'Middle Eastern' suspect

April 28, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The University of Central Florida's police chief is defending the response to reports of a "Middle Eastern" suspect in the school's library. more »»

Deputies find body of 2-year-old boy who wandered from home

April 28, 2016

HUDSON, Fla. (AP) — A massive search for a 2-year-old boy ended tragically when deputies found his body in a pond about 150 yards from his home in Hudson. more »»

 
 
 

 

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