Trump wall stops Florida's blue wave

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Democrats tried something new and got the same result, losing the sixth straight governor's race, possibly losing all three statewide offices on Tuesday's ballot and w...

Police search for motive in Florida yoga studio slayings

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida's capital city say two people were shot to death and five others wounded at a yoga studio by a gunman who then killed himself. Officia...

New focus: Florida Democrats target long-ignored rural areas

CENTURY, Fla. (AP) — This little town on the Alabama border isn't the type of place where Florida Democrats tend to stop when looking for votes. It has a population of 1,786, and reg...

Hurricane Michael adds to hardship of Florida's poor

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Mary Frances Parrish is expecting to be without electricity for several weeks, or roughly the same time the terminally ill son she's caring for is expected to live. ...

Trump to visit Florida, Georgia; search ongoing for missing

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some...

For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Mary Frances Parrish is expecting to be without electricity for several weeks, or roughly the same time the terminally ill son she's caring for is expected to live. ...

Florida officials fear Michael's death toll will rise

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands ...

Official: Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Search and rescue teams have found a body in the Florida Panhandle town nearly wiped out by Hurricane Michael, and authorities said there is little doubt the death toll will ...

After Michael's rampage on Florida Panhandle: 'Nothing Left'

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Linda Marquardt rode out Hurricane Michael with her husband at their home in Mexico Beach. When their house filled with surging ocean water, they fled upstairs. Now their home...

Michael charges into Southeast after slamming north Florida

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Michael's battering waves swamped streets and docks and shrieking winds splintered trees and rooftops. The most powerful hurricane on record to hit Florida's Panhand...

Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of 155 mph Wednesday, splintering homes and submerging neighborhoods before continuing its des...

Trump candidate, Dem underdog to vie for Florida gov's seat

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor's race will largely be a referendum on President Donald Trump as his hand-picked Republican nominee faces off against his political opposite, a young, black...

Fla. governor's race pits liberal Dem vs. Trump Republican

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A liberal Florida Democrat pulled off an upset victory Tuesday in the state's primary for governor while President Donald Trump's favored candidate cruised to victory for the ...

Trump-backed DeSantis wins Florida GOP primary for governor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — With the backing of President Donald Trump and more than 100 appearances on Fox News under his belt, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis sailed to victory in Florida's Republican primary f...

Competitor: No one deserves to die over playing a videogame

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Marquis Williams and Taylor Poindexter at first thought they heard a balloon popping. When the loud bangs kept coming, the Chicago couple and fellow video gamers attending a ...