Florida

Disney firefirghters
John Raoux/AP
May 31, 2019 - 5:20 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters for Walt Disney World's private government say they're understaffed and that poses a safety risk as the Florida theme park resort grows even bigger with this year's openings of a new Star Wars land and air gondolas. "We just don't have enough firefighters...
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Shannon Westmoreland
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 28, 2019 - 1:39 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A former youth football coach who ran off to Florida before his trial in October 2018 was back in court Tuesday, where he pleaded guilty to sexually abusing three children. Shannon Westmoreland, 49, pleaded guilty in Bucks County Court to rape, involuntary...
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"Temple of Time"
Wilfredo Lee/AP, file
May 20, 2019 - 7:39 am
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A wooden temple built as a memorial to the 17 victims of a Florida high school mass shooting was set ablaze Sunday in a symbolic gesture of healing. The "Temple of Time" public art installation was set afire at a ceremony hosted by the cities of Parkland and Coral Springs...
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Shawn Felmey
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Tim Jimenez
May 16, 2019 - 7:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County man was arrested in Florida on Wednesday. Authorities say he's facing charges for murdering his girlfriend's toddler son back in December. Falls Township Police and Bucks County detectives made a thousand-mile trip to arrest Shawn Felmey, 45, in...
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A small alligator is seen at the San Francisco Zoo June 13, 2003 in San Francisco.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
May 07, 2019 - 8:54 am
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say a Florida woman pulled a small alligator from her yoga pants during a traffic stop. The Charlotte County sheriff's deputy stopped a pickup truck Monday afternoon after it ran a stop sign and 22-year-old driver Michael Clemons told him he and his 25-...
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A charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida sits in a river at the end of a runway, Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Jacksonville, Fla.
Gary McCullough/AP Photo
May 04, 2019 - 7:44 am
By Josh Replogle and Mike Schneider JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A chartered jet carrying 143 people from the U.S. military base in Cuba tried to land in a thunderstorm and ended up in the river at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Authorities said everyone on board emerged without critical injuries,...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, Parkland school suspect Nikolas Cruz listens during a hearing at the Broward Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. T
Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool, File
April 24, 2019 - 9:23 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The public defenders for the Parkland school massacre defendant unexpectedly asked to withdraw from the case Wednesday, saying the 20-year-old man will soon inherit nearly a half-million dollars and no longer qualify for free legal representation. The Broward County...
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southern tornadoes
Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP
April 20, 2019 - 9:29 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A strong storm system barreling through the South on Friday killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia. A tree fell onto a house in Woodville, Florida, south of Tallahassee, killing the girl and...
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The FBI Denver Division and Jefferson County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help locating Sol Pais.
Jefferson County Sheriff
April 17, 2019 - 10:00 am
UPDATED: 1:05 p.m. By Holly Yan and Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Sol Pais, the armed 18-year-old from Florida who made threats and was "infatuated" with Columbine, has been found dead, a law enforcement official told CNN. "There is no longer a threat to the community," the FBI's Denver office...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper rolls on the dirt holding his leg after getting hit by a pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays during the sixth inning in a spring training baseball game, Friday, March 15, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla.
Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP
March 16, 2019 - 12:17 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper sat out the Philadelphia Phillies' game against the Houston Astros on Saturday, saying he's "a little sore" one day after getting hit by a pitch and bruising his right ankle. Manager Gabe Kapler said he had no concerns about Harper being ready for opening day on...
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