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Florida's jobless rate remains steady, no change in June

July 22, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's unemployment rate is staying the same.

State officials on Friday announced that the state's jobless rate was 4.7 percent in June. more »»

Why black men fear that any police encounter could go awry

July 22, 2016

Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn't dangerous. A few seconds later, he felt a bullet rip into his leg. more »»

The Latest: Union head says officer aimed for disabled man

July 22, 2016

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the police shooting of an unarmed black mental health worker in North Miami (all times local):

8:45 a.m. more »»

1 rescued shelter puppy dies, 9 others treated for virus

July 22, 2016

PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say one puppy has died and several others are infected with a highly contagious after they were rescued from a private animal shelter. more »»

Stun gun used on 'Pokemon-Go' player who resisted arrest

July 22, 2016

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida used a stun gun on a "Pokemon Go" player who resisted arrest when officers chased about 150 people out of Tampa's Ballast Point Park after closing time. more »»

Zika investigations eating up funds, Florida officials say

July 22, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Health officials were waiting to see whether mosquitoes collected near Miami test positive for the Zika virus. more »»

Historic home destroyed by fire

July 22, 2016

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say one of Melbourne's oldest surviving houses has been destroyed by a fire.

Florida Today (http://go. more »»

Witness to police shooting says he tried to warn officers

July 22, 2016

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — A witness to this week's police shooting of an unarmed black therapist says he tried to warn officers the autistic man sitting with the therapist was holding a toy truck. more »»

Miami police ask for help in finding 2-year-old girl

July 22, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Miami police are asking for the public's help in locating a toddler who has been missing for several months. more »»

Teen charged with taking egg from sea turtle nest

July 22, 2016

SANIBEL, Fla. (AP) — A southwest Florida teen is facing a misdemeanor charge after authorities say he took an egg from a sea turtle nest.

The News-Press (http://goo. more »»

Authorities: Plane crash in northern Illinois city kills 1

July 22, 2016

PLAINFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A small plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in a northern Illinois city Thursday morning, killing the pilot and torching the side of a hom. more »»

2 former paramedics charged in 'selfie war' with patients

July 22, 2016

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two paramedics engaged in a "selfie war" by taking pictures with incapacitated patients. more »»

Mosquito control officials: Even Zika suspicions are costly

July 21, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Florida mosquito control officials worry they won't be able to keep up their efforts to contain the bugs that carry Zika without federal funding, even as concern mounts that the firs... more »»

2 former paramedics charged in 'selfie war' with patients

July 21, 2016

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two paramedics engaged in a "selfie war" by taking pictures with incapacitated patients. more »»

Authorities: Plane crash in northern Illinois city kills 1

July 21, 2016

PLAINFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A small plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in a northern Illinois city Thursday morning, killing the pilot and torching the side of a hom. more »»

The Latest: Florida probing 2nd possibly local Zika case

July 21, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the Zika virus in Florida (all times local):

6:10 p.. more »»

The Latest: NTSB: Plane that crashed headed for Wisconsin

July 21, 2016

PLAINFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the plane crash in northern Illinois (all times local):

5 p.m. more »»

'Let's go!' _ Video shows deputy helping Pulse patron escape

July 21, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — New video shows Orange County sheriff's deputies helping patrons escape the Pulse nightclub during the mass shooting there last month. more »»

Florida teen found after reported missing in Washington

July 21, 2016

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — An Apopka, Florida teenager who was reported missing while on vacation in Washington state has been located. more »»

 
 
 

 

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