The Associated Press

Florida authorities are charging dozens of people as part of a sophisticated drug-smuggling operation that consisted of spraying synthetic drugs on mail sent to inmates.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order Thursday responding to confusion over a new Florida law, and he's making it clear that it doesn't make public beaches private.

Tampa police say a man was injured by celebratory gunfire while visiting Busch Gardens on July Fourth.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will open the season without quarterback Jameis Winston, who has been suspended three games for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.

Authorities say lightning struck and killed someone on a Florida beach.

North Florida counties led the state in the growth rate of Florida's Hispanic population last year, but traditional bastions in South Florida and central Florida led growth in pure numbers, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

A Florida voting rights group is asking a federal judge to let college campuses be used for early voting sites in this year's elections.

Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss legislation.

An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo.

A newly released interview with a security monitor at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School describes what happened immediately before the shooting that killed 17 people.

The owners of Florida's biggest casino are starting a massive nearly $700 million expansion that will make it even larger.

A toddler has died a day after police say she and her mother were struck by two Tampa teenagers who were street racing on Bayshore Boulevard.

Chances For 2018's First Tropical System Now 90 Percent

May 24, 2018

There is now a 90 percent chance a tropical storm will form in the Gulf of Mexico by Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Two teenagers are facing vehicular homicide charges after police say one struck and killed an Ohio woman and seriously injured her 21-month-old daughter while racing on Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa.

Gunfire erupted early Friday at President Donald Trump's golf resort, as a man shouting about the president draped a flag over a lobby counter and exchanged fire with officers in what one official called an "ambush" before being arrested, police said.

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