Florida could use drones to fight pythons, invasive species

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida could turn to the sky to fight Burmese pythons on the ground under a bill a Senate committee unanimously approved Monday to allow two state agencies to use drones in t...

Florida could expand law to compensate wrongfully imprisoned

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida could expand a law to compensate people imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit under a bill unanimously approved by a House committee on Wednesday. ...

Appeals court restores felony charges in FSU hazing death

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An appeals court restored felony hazing charges Thursday against three former Florida State University students charged in the case of a pledge who died of alcohol poisoning. ...

Florida Supreme Court rules on 'stand your ground' cases

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court granted a new “stand your ground” hearing to one defendant and denied the claim of another Thursday as it settled questions on whether a 2017 law sho...

Judge recommends Georgia prevail in water war with Florida

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge is recommending that Georgia prevail in a longstanding legal battle with Florida over water consumption from rivers shared by the states, though the final decision...

The heart of Pensacola: City has strong ties with naval base

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — There’s a message board in Gary Yetter’s brewery, located near Naval Air Station Pensacola. The idea is, a customer buys a beer for a friend who isn’t there, puts their name on ...

Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi student who fatally shot three sailors at a U.S. naval base in Florida hosted a dinner party earlier in the week where he and three others watched videos of mass shoot...

Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — U.S. officials investigating the deadly attack by a Saudi aviation student at a naval air station in Florida were working Saturday to determine whether it was...

Trump will find friendly Florida crowd amid impeachment talk

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is leaving Washington for the first time since House Democrats ramped up their impeachment inquiry _ and he’s heading straight into the warm embrace of ...

Jaguars owner investing in national Black News Channel

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan says he'll be the majority investor in the nation’s only 24-hour news network aimed at African American viewers. The bil...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs red tide research bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor signed a bill Thursday directing the state to work with a private marine institute to study and combat the red tide blooms that have hurt the state's vital ...

Sheriff suspended after Parkland shooting fights for his job

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' decision to suspend the sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting was a knee-jerk reaction based on politics, not facts, a la...

Florida governor signs bill banning sanctuary policies

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday during a ceremony that o...

Florida law to allow autonomous cars _ when they're ready

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Self-driving vehicles with no humans on board will be able to operate in Florida — once they're finally ready for prime time — under a bill signed Thursday by Gov. Ron DeSanti...

Florida Cabinet meets in Israel under media objection

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet met in Israel on Wednesday, waving away complaints that the setting was illegal. They presented a proclamation of support for Israel ...