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Ex-Florida escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed

BY TERRY SPENCER WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed...

Experts: No duty for laughing teens to rescue drowning man

BY CURT ANDERSON MIAMI (AP) — It may be reprehensible and morally outrageous, but legal experts say a group of Florida teens had no obligation...

Dozens of foreign workers sought for Trump’s Florida clubs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Organization is asking the federal government to grant dozens of special visas to foreign nationals to work at two...

A weird Florida mystery: Frozen pork falling from the sky

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards. But that's what happened at 4 a.m. Saturday when...

Judge gives state more time to defend abortion law

BY |Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE.......... A Tallahassee judge gave Florida officials more time to present their defense of a two-year...

Powerful opioid suspected in 10-year-old Miami boy’s death

BY JENNIFER KAY and CURT ANDERSON MIAMI (AP) — A 10-year-old boy from a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month,...

Military members boost concealed-weapons licenses

BY | Jim Turner The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE......... Florida has fast-tracked concealed-weapons licenses to 82,000 military members and honorably discharged veterans since terror-related...

Officials worry about debris in water near Florida sinkhole

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) — Even though a Florida sinkhole hasn't grown in several days, officials said that the debris-strewn site is still considered...

Abortion waiting period goes back to court

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE......... The Florida Supreme Court put a temporary block on a 2015 law requiring women...

NASA communications satellite damaged 3 weeks before launch

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's newest, slickest communications satellite has been damaged, just three weeks before its planned August launch. NASA said...

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Community awaits answers in fatal Minnesota police shooting

BY AMY FORLITI and JEFF BAENEN MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Australian woman who called 911 to report what she believed to be an active sexual...

Abortion waiting period goes back to court

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE......... The Florida Supreme Court put a temporary block on a 2015 law requiring women...

Tropical Storm Don forms; fourth named storm of 2017

Tropical Storm Don has formed in the Atlantic Ocean. According to the National Hurricane Center, an area of low pressure about 500 miles east of...

Results of Dunbar waste site testing expected by September

City Manager Saeed Kazemi assured city council members that new tests would be conducted on a Dunbar property used for dumping toxic chemicals in...