Florida reports largest, single-day increase in Covid cases

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in positive coronavirus cases in any one state since the beginning of the pandemic. According t...

Judges question warrants in Kraft massage parlor sex case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida appellate judges on Tuesday questioned the legality of search warrants that let police secretly video record New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and others pay...

Patriots owner's prostitution case heads to appellate court

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with twice buying sex from massage parlor prostitutes will attempt to save their case this week by arguing to ...

Florida bans bar alcohol consumption as coronavirus spikes

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida banned alcohol consumption at its bars Friday after its daily confirmed coronavirus cases neared 9,000, a new record that is almost double the previous mark set ju...

Ex-CIA director, defense secretary Gates: US is paralyzed

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Former CIA director and defense secretary Robert Gates said Monday that the U.S. government is paralyzed by political polarization and careerism, which has allowed China, ...

Accused Mar-a-Lago checkpoint crasher pleads insanity

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Connecticut opera singer accused of crashing her car through a checkpoint outside President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, drawing gunfire from law enforcement, has e...

Florida police officer suspended for pushing kneeling woman

FORT LAUDERDALE (AP) — Fort Lauderdale police suspended an officer after video showed he pushed a kneeling black woman to the ground during protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneso...

DeSantis sends Jamaican- and Cuban-American to Supreme Court

MIAMI (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed two Floridians from minority communities to the state Supreme Court on Tuesday: a Palm Beach County circuit judge who immigrated from Jamaica and a former assi...

Former Florida State lineman accused of striking girlfriend

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida State offensive lineman Jauan Williams, who is planning to transfer, is facing misdemeanor battery charges that he struck his then-girlfriend two years ago,...

Reopening Florida's theme parks could be long, slow process

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Reopening Florida's theme parks, among the world's most visited attractions and one of the state's biggest economic engines, could be a long process fraught with logistical an...

Report: Roy Halladay was doing stunts when plane crashed

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer Roy Halladay had high-levels of amphetamines in his system and was doing extreme acrobatics when he lost control of his small plane and nosedived in...

Millions holed up at home as U.S. routines shift profoundly

CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of Americans began their work week holed up at home Monday against the coronavirus outside their doors, as the escalating outbreak shifted the nation’s daily routines in ways n...

Florida, Ohio, Illinois pushing forward with primaries

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida, Illinois and Ohio are pushing forward with Tuesday's primary election, although the coronavirus is causing headaches for some county elections supervisors as poll...

Prosecution doctor: Killer insane when he bit victim's face

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A prosecution psychiatrist says a Florida college student was legally insane when he fatally attacked a couple outside their home, chewing off part of the man's face, cour...

Pence says states will receive help if coronavirus spreads

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said Friday that the federal government is prepared to assist the states if the coronavirus spreads significantly across the country — an eventua...