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...

Possible recounts loom in tight Florida gov, Senate contests

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 watc...

Gillum now says recount possible in Florida's governor race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democrat Andrew Gillum's campaign said Thursday that it's prepared for a possible recount in the Florida governor's race that he conceded to Republican Ron DeSantis on Tuesday...

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...