2nd suspect arrested in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

Authorities in Florida have made a second arrest in the June shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion
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3 men avoid death penalty in Florida deputy's fatal shooting

Three men convicted in the fatal shooting of a Florida deputy won't receive the death penalty
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3rd nursing home employee charged in duct-taping patient

A third Florida nursing home employee is charged with using duct tape to restrain a patient with dementia
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4 indicted in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

A South Florida grand jury indicts four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion
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4 indicted with murder in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion
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Algae, seaweed discolor Florida waters and beaches

Tourism, fishing and public health are being threatened by several contaminants discoloring stretches of beaches at the southern end of the Florida peninsula
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APNewsBreak: Florida schools struggle to meet security rule

Florida reacted to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas massacre by becoming the first state to require police or armed guards at all public schools, but The Associated Press has found it is a mandate many districts are struggling to meet
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Attorney: Parking lot shooting of man 'cold-blooded murder'

Attorney for family of black man shot dead by a white man in a Florida parking lot said race is the reason no charges have been filed
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Attorney: White man must be charged in killing of black man

An attorney representing the family of a black man shot dead by a white man during a videotaped altercation in a Florida parking lot said race is the reason no charges have been filed
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Authorities say a second person has been arrested in the fatal shooting of rising rap star XXXTentacion in Florida

Authorities say a second person has been arrested in the fatal shooting of rising rap star XXXTentacion in Florida
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Bail, conditions set for man charged in fatal shooting

A Florida judge on Monday kept bond at $100,000 for a man charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a man who assaulted him outside a convenience store in a dispute over parking.
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Blockbuster estate in Florida hits market at $26.95 million

The riverfront estate of the late H. Wayne Huizenga is on the market for $26.95 million
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Boy, 3, playing with lighter sparks fire that destroys home

A 3-year-old Florida boy was playing with a cigarette lighter when he accidentally set his family's house on fire
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Commission learning what caused and didn't cause massacre

The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre is learning about what happened before, during and after the shooting, but perhaps even more importantly what didn't happen
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Correction: School Shooting-Florida-Guardians story

Correction: School Shooting-Florida-Guardians story
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Court date set for man charged in videotaped fatal shooting

White man charged with manslaughter in death of unarmed black man whose shooting revived debate over Florida's "stand your ground" law facing scheduled first court appearance
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Court delays release of Florida school shooting video

A court has agreed to delay release of exterior surveillance video from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting and give the local school board time to appeal.
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Court: Release surveillance video in Florida school shooting

An appeals court says news organizations are entitled to obtain surveillance video showing the law enforcement response to the Valentine's Day mass shooting at a Florida high school
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Deputy honored for making arrest in Florida airport shooting

The sheriff's deputy who arrested the suspect in a mass shooting at a Florida airport is being honored as a hero
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Driver reaching for phone kills 2 horses, injures riders

Police in Florida say a man was reaching for his cellphone when he struck and killed two horses and seriously injured a young girl and a woman
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Fight over handicapped spot outside daycare turns deadly

A Florida man has died after allegedly being stabbed over a handicapped parking spot at a day care center
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Final suspect arrested in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

The fourth suspect in the shooting death of emerging South Florida rap star XXXTentacion has turned himself in to authorities
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Florida gun, mental laws couldn't have stopped massacre

The sheriff overseeing an investigation into the Florida school massacre says the state's mental health evaluation law would not have prevented suspect Nikolas Cruz from buying guns
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Florida man charged with murder for stabbing

A South Florida man has been charged with murder after being accused of stabbing another man during a dispute over a handicapped parking spot
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Florida school district suspends its massacre investigation

A Florida school district is suspending its investigation into a school massacre, saying it conflicts with a state inquiry
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Florida school shooting suspect's statement issue in court

How much of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz's statement to investigators should be made public is an issue going before a judge
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Florida shooting: Man arrested in 'stand your ground' case

Florida prosecutors have charged a white man in the death of an unarmed black man whose video-recorded shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida's "stand your ground" law
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Florida woman left out of will is accused of killing mom

Authorities say a Florida woman severely beat her 85-year-old mother after learning she wouldn't be receiving an inheritance from her
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Florida woman's estate sues suspect in face-chewing slaying

The suspect accused of randomly killing a Florida couple and chewing the face of the dying husband is being sued by the dead woman's estate
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Floridians line beaches to demand state stop water pollution

Thousands lined Florida's beaches to demand state leaders stop future red tide outbreaks like the one killing sea life on the state's Gulf Coast
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Hearing on disclosure of school shooting suspect's education

Attorneys for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz want a judge to prevent release of details of his education records to guarantee a fair trial
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Judge orders school shooting suspect's statement released

A judge has ordered the release of much of the statement given by Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz to investigators after the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 people
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Judge: Paper 'shameful' for printing shooting suspect's info

A judge has branded a newspaper "shameful" for publishing educational material about Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz that was supposed to be kept private
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Judge: Release Florida school shooting suspect's statement

A judge has ordered the release of much of the statement given by Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz to investigators after the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 people
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Judge: Release Parkland shooting suspect's education report

A judge has refused to block release of a report on the education background of school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz.
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Judge: Release school shooting suspect education report

A judge has refused to block release of a report on the education background of school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz.
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Judge: Release school shooting suspect's education report

A judge has refused to block release of a report on the education background of school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz.
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Lawsuit: party hindered security in Florida airport shooting

A new lawsuit claims a retirement party for a detective hindered security prior to a 2017 shooting that killed six people at a Florida airport
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Library axes 3-D printers amid concerns over printing guns

A Florida county is taking its 3-D printers out of circulation amid concenrs it could be used to make guns or other dangerous weapons
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Man gets life sentence for 1997 fatal robbery

A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for a 21-year-old fatal robbery
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Media seek Florida school shooting suspect's statement

Media organizations want a judge to order public release of much of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz's statement to investigators after the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 people.
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Metal detectors to be used in school where 17 were killed

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will pass through metal detectors when they return to class in a few weeks
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Miami voters to decide David Beckham MLS soccer stadium

Miami voters will get a chance this fall to decide whether David Beckham's group can build a major league soccer stadium, park and complex in the city
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Missing autistic boy pulled from South Florida canal dies

Authorities say a 5-year-old boy with autism has died after being pulled from a canal behind his house
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Mom blames teen's death on packaging for peanut cookies

A South Florida mother says her 15-year-old daughter with a peanut allergy died after mistakenly eating a chewy Reese's Chips Ahoy cookie
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Official: 911 issues delayed response to school massacre

Quirks in a Florida city's 911 system hampered law enforcement's response to February's mass shooting at a high school
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Paper faces contempt for story on school shooting suspect

A newspaper that published a detailed account of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz's educational history despite a judge's order that most specifics be kept private faces a contempt motion brought by the school board that released the report
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Paper's contempt motion up in Florida school shooting case

A Florida school board's effort to hold a newspaper in contempt of court is going before a judge in the case of Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz
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Paper: Judge must reject contempt effort over Parkland story

A Florida newspaper is urging a judge to reject a school board's effort to have it and two reporters held in contempt for publishing a story on the educational background of Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz
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Parkland suspect: Voice told him to burn, kill, destroy

A newly released transcript shows Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz spat out "kill me" and then cursed as he sat alone in a sheriff's interrogation room just hours after the massacre that left 17 dead
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Parkland suspect: Voice told me to burn, kill, destroy

A newly released transcript shows Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz spat out "kill me" and then cursed as he sat alone in a sheriff's interrogation room just hours after the massacre that left 17 dead
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Report: Schools ran Parkland suspect's education properly

Broward County schools officials in general properly handled the special-needs education of troubled Parkland suspect Nikolas Cruz, according to an independent report released late Friday on the orders of a judge.
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Ryan Lochte's future? Even he isn't sure what's next

Ryan Lochte won't be swimming in any major meets until at least July 2019, which means his future is a bit uncertain
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Sheriff: Massacre suspect's behavior was a 'roller-coaster'

The sheriff leading the state commission investigating the Florida school massacre said the suspect's behavior before the shooting was a "roller-coaster"
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Solar trees to sprout in South Florida

Across South Florida, zoos, museums, airports and parks will be home to 24-foot-high "solar trees."
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South Florida school welcomes both types of doctors

Nova Southeastern University is welcoming 300 medical students in what the school says is the first "white coat" ceremony for students in doctor of medicine and doctor of osteopathic medicine programs on the same campus
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Suspect exclaimed 'kill me' after Florida school shooting

A newly released transcript shows Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz spat out "kill me" and then cursed as he sat alone in a sheriff's interrogation room just hours after the massacre that left 17 dead
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Teens save lives, volunteer by fostering shelter pets

High school students can help save a pet's life and get credit from their school at the same time
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The Latest: Cop cites 3 prior threats in Florida shooting

A Florida detective says a white man charged with fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a parking lot had threatened three other drivers previously
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The Latest: Parkland suspect told police about voice in head

A newly released transcript shows Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz told detectives he bought the gun used in the Parkland attack a year or two earlier because he was afraid of demons and voices in his head
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US marshals task force arrests suspect in rapper's slaying

The third of four suspects in the shooting death of an emerging South Florida rap star XXXTentacion has been arrested in rural Georgia
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Video shows massacre suspect punching self, speaking softly

Prosecutors release hours of video interrogation of Florida's high school shooting suspect showing young man slouching, punching himself and speaking about a voice he says he has heard inside his head for years
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Video shows massacre suspect slouched, punching self in face

Prosecutors release hours of video interrogation of Florida's high school shooting suspect, footage showing the young man slouching in a chair, being repeatedly urged to speak louder and punching himself in face when he is alone
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Website says 5 Florida cities in Top 10 to retire

Five Florida cities were listed as among the Top 10 cities to retire to, according to financial website
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White man charged with fatally shooting black man in Florida

Florida prosecutors have charged a white man in the death of an unarmed black man whose videotaped shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida's "stand your ground" law
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White man charged with shooting unarmed black man in Florida

Florida prosecutors have charged a white man in the death of an unarmed black man whose video-recorded shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida's "stand your ground" law
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Witness: Florida massacre suspect made threats about school

New documents released by Florida prosecutors show that a woman whose daughter worked with Nikolas Cruz at a discount store says he told her before the Parkland massacre that he might shoot people at the school and possibly the woman as well
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