Florida

Republican Florida Governor-elect Ron DeSantis, center, waves to the supporters with his wife, Casey, left, and Republican Lt. Governor-elect Jeanette Nunez, third right.
Chris Urso/Tampa Bay Times via AP
November 09, 2018 - 10:13 am
By Brendan Farrington, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Razor-thin margins in Florida's bitter races for the U.S. Senate and governor are raising the specter of possible recounts, potentially prolonging two of the most closely watched contests of the nation's midterm elections. In the...
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A supporter of Initiative 1631 holds a sign referencing the Nisqually Indian Tribe during a rally supporting the November ballot measure in Washington state that would charge a fee on carbon emissions from fossil fuels.
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
November 07, 2018 - 8:52 am
By David Crary, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — In the first statewide referendum on transgender rights, Massachusetts voters on Tuesday beat back a repeal attempt and reaffirmed a 2016 law extending nondiscrimination protections to transgender people, including their use of public bathrooms and...
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This frame grab from video provided by WPLG-TV shows FBI agents escorting Cesar Sayoc, in sleeveless shirt, in Miramar, Fla., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.
WPLG-TV via AP
October 29, 2018 - 8:11 am
By Curt Anderson, AP Legal Affairs Writer MIAMI (AP) — The Florida man accused of sending packages containing explosive material to prominent Democrats and other opponents of President Donald Trump is due to make his first court appearance. An initial hearing is set Monday afternoon in Florida...
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A Florida inmate had a novel take on why he shouldn’t be arrested for solicitation of murder
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October 29, 2018 - 4:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Florida inmate had a novel take on why he shouldn’t be arrested for solicitation of murder. An inmate in a Florida jail who was awaiting trial on charges of capital sexual battery of a child tried to hire a fellow inmate...
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Cesar Sayoc
Broward County Sheriff
October 26, 2018 - 11:00 am
By Evan Perez, Mark Morales, Shimon Prokupecz, Brynn Gingras and Karl de Vries, CNN (CNN) -- Cesar Sayoc was charged Friday with five federal crimes and faces up to 48 years in prison in connection to improvised explosive devices sent to prominent Democratic politicians, donors and CNN offices in...
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PA Task Force 1 is back in Philadelphia today
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
October 19, 2018 - 6:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Members of a federal urban search and rescue team returned to Philadelphia on Friday after being deployed to Florida to help residents affected by Hurricane Michael. More than half of the 80 members of PA Task Force 1 are Philadelphia firefighters, including Lt. Ken...
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Food Bank of South Jersey is sending food assistance to the Florida Panhandle.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
October 18, 2018 - 1:48 pm
PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Victims of Hurricane Michael will be getting some help from a South Jersey food bank. A pallet truck scooted around the cavernous Food Bank of South Jersey warehouse Thursday morning, scooping up huge boxes of snacks and loading them onto a 48-foot tractor trailer...
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A member of a South Florida urban search and rescue team sifts through a debris pile for survivors of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018.
AP Photo/David Goldman
October 15, 2018 - 1:55 pm
By Russ Bynum and Brenda Farrington, Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Residents of hurricane-ravaged communities in Florida's Panhandle turned to volunteers and each other for help Monday, the fifth day without cell service, electricity or, in many cases, shelter. Trevor Lewis, a member of...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One for a trip to visit areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
October 15, 2018 - 12:34 pm
UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. By Deb Reichmann and Darlene Superville, Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump got a bird's-eye view Monday of Florida communities left in ruins by Hurricane Michael, including houses without roofs, a toppled water tower and 18-wheel trucks scattered in...
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Michael leaves tens of thousands without power
CNN
October 15, 2018 - 6:46 am
By Ray Sanchez, Nicole Chavez and Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) -- Florida and Georgia are reeling from the brutal effects of Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle Wednesday. The widespread destruction has left many people living in dire conditions. Residents have been waiting...
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