The Associated Press

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum won the Democratic primary for Florida governor Tuesday, pulling off an upset against better funded and better known candidates on his quest to become the state's first black governor.

The race for Florida's next attorney general will be between two people from the Tampa area, a former Republican Hillsborough County judge and a Democratic state representative.

U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis rode President Trump's endorsement to victory in Florida's Republican primary for governor Tuesday, defeating a longtime favorite of the Republican establishment with a campaign based largely around the president.

A conservative Republican congressman supported by President Donald Trump and the daughter of a former governor who is seeking to become the first female chief executive were trying to fend off other challengers Tuesday in primaries to choose nominees for the seat being vacated by Gov. Rick Scott.

Of the five major Democrats running for Florida governor, only one reflects the type of candidate that historically has been elected to lead the state: a white, Christian man.

Police say two fugitives who fired on a deputy in North Carolina are in custody after a standoff with a SWAT team in Treasure Island.

U.S. forecasters say the Atlantic hurricane season may be less active than they previously predicted.

Florida is preparing to pay nearly a billion dollars to build a new bridge connecting Tampa and St. Petersburg.

Just as they prepare for a crucial harvest in the wake of Hurricane Irma, lobster fisherman in the Florida Keys fear a trade war with China could undermine storm recovery in the island chain.

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi wants the state Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that a dog-racing amendment on this year's ballot amounts to "outright trickeration."

A manatee famous for traveling as far north as Cape Cod, Massachusetts, has died after being hit by a boat back home in the Florida Keys.

President Donald Trump is diving deep into Florida's Republican politics, joining his preferred candidate for governor in a competitive primary.

A Tallahassee-area prosecutor says there is insufficient evidence to prove that former state Senator Jack Latvala traded sexual favors in order to help pass legislation.


President Donald Trump will be in Tampa next week for another "Make America Great Again" campaign rally.

A Florida police chief and officers in his department are being ordered by city officials to undergo sexual harassment training following an investigation about inappropriate comments, including one the chief made about a female officer's nipple.

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