Florida

Andrew Gillum with his wife, R. Jai Gillum at his side addresses his supporters after winning the Democrat primary for governor on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla.
AP Photo/Steve Cannon
August 29, 2018 - 7:23 am
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump got his man in battleground Florida, but he watched a prominent immigration ally fall in Arizona in what was another eventful night in the 2018 midterm season. Arizona and Florida held primaries Tuesday, both of which tested...
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Police investigate the scene of a multiple shooting at The Jacksonville Landing, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, during a video game competition in Jacksonville, Fla.
Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP
August 27, 2018 - 7:29 am
By Tamara Lush and Russ Bynum, Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A champion gamer's decision to open fire Sunday afternoon during a video competition — killing two people and injuring nine others before killing himself — has prompted calls from gamers for more security at esports...
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A shooting occured at the Jacksonville Landing, a downtown shopping-dining complex in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday.
Malik Brunson
August 26, 2018 - 2:26 pm
By Eric Levenson and AnneClaire Stapleton JACKSONVILLE, FL (CNN) -- Two people were fatally shot during a video game tournament at a shopping and dining complex Sunday in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, Sheriff Mike Williams said. Nine other people suffered gunshot wounds and two people were...
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Kraft mayonnaise
Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/TNS
August 25, 2018 - 8:46 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mayo, Florida is holding the mayo, at least for a few days. The mayor of this tiny town of less than 1,500 residents, located where Florida's Panhandle morphs into a peninsula, is announcing Saturday that the city is switching its name to "Miracle Whip." But it's a joke. The...
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First day of school in Broward opens with heavy security presence
Joe Cavaretta/Sun Sentinel/TNS/Sipa USA
August 15, 2018 - 11:01 am
By AJ Willingham and Dianne Gallagher, CNN (CNN) — If Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were like any other school, you wouldn't think much of the freshly-painted burgundy hallways or the newly-installed 20-foot tall fences around the freshman building. If this were a normal student body, the...
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Michael Drejka
Pinellas, Fla., County Sheriff's Office via AP
August 14, 2018 - 11:03 am
By Tamara Lush and Terry Spencer, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Markeis McGlockton's father knows the manslaughter case against the man accused of killing his unarmed son outside a Florida convenience store will take months, possibly years. He's talked to others who have been in a...
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In this image made from video provided on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, by the Broward County Sheriff's Office, Nikolas Cruz points his fingers to his temple at an interrogation room, while officers are out of the room, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP
August 09, 2018 - 1:24 pm
By Terry Spencer, Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday released hours of video interrogation of Florida's school shooting suspect, footage showing the young man slouching in a chair, being repeatedly urged by a detective to speak louder and punching himself in the face...
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President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall, Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Tampa, Fla.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
August 01, 2018 - 8:18 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has wrongly claimed that shoppers need to show photo identification to buy groceries, and he is accusing Democrats of obstructing his agenda and stalling confirmation of his Supreme Court nominee. Trump also is defending his trade agenda and snapping at...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Cameron Kasky, far right, announces in Parkland, Fla. that this summer the students of March For Our Lives are making stops across America to get young people educated, registered and motivated to vote.
Taimy Alvarez/Sun Sentinel/TNS/Sipa USA
Shara Dae Howard
July 26, 2018 - 8:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New target analysis of youth voter registration following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, indicates young voters are definitely paying attention. "Pennsylvania stood out above every state that we looked at. We looked at 39 of 50...
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The painted exterior of the home of Lubomir Jastrzebski and Nancy Memhauseer in Mount Dora, Fla.
AP Photo/John Raoux
July 18, 2018 - 8:28 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida mayor apologized Wednesday to a couple fined thousands of dollars for having their home's exterior painted to emulate Vincent van Gogh's "The Starry Night." The Orlando Sentinel reports that the Mount Dora City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday that Lubomir...
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