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 ...

Survivor recalls Florida serial killer as he's set to die

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Lisa Noland was 17 when she said she wrote a suicide note, planning to end her life after years of being raped by her grandmother's boyfriend. A day later, she found herself f...

Serial killer who once terrorized Florida set for execution

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Cindy Brown remembers when she decided to divorce Bobby Joe Long, the serial killer facing execution as a result of a murderous spree that claimed 10 women's lives and terrori...

Questions raised over Florida Cabinet meeting in Israel

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is going to Israel with a large contingent of business leaders later this week. That's not surprising, especially as the GOP woos Jewish v...

Gov. DeSantis: Dumping migrants in Florida is unacceptable

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor plans to fight a federal plan to fly hundreds of immigrants from the Mexican border to two South Florida counties, saying Friday he'll take his case to Pres...

Florida Ag Commissioner seeks ideas from Israel trip

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — While Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis takes a large entourage of business leaders through Israel, the state's Democratic agriculture commissioner will take her own course...

Florida certifies results of contentious 2018 election

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's election results were certified Tuesday, two weeks after close races for governor, U.S. Senate and a Cabinet position set up an unprecedented three statewide recount...

1st Black Democratic nominee for Florida gov gives up race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Gillum, who tried to energize Florida's young and minority voters through a Democratic coalition seeking to end two decades of Republican control of the governor's offi...

Florida: bitter US Senate race headed to a hand recount

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's acrimonious U.S. Senate contest is headed to a legally required hand recount after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott an...