The Associated Press

The number of sex offenders and predators living in Florida has been rising steadily for more than a decade, according to a new report put together by legislative auditors.

Sheriff's deputies in Hillsborough have recovered a half-million dollar truckload of stolen tequila.

Audio has emerged of Louis C.K. apparently mocking the students-turned-activists from the Parkland, Florida, school shooting.

An analysis of state child welfare records shows that thousands of foster children in Florida have led transient lives, staying just a few nights in one place before being moved to another family or group home.

Three Florida cities have spilled almost 1 million gallons (3.8 million liters) of wastewater in recent days.

Both sides in the long-running fight over funding President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall appear to have moved toward each other, but a shutdown of one-fourth of the federal government entered Christmas without a clear resolution in sight.

A 21-year-old Florida woman is charged with manslaughter after police say she accidentally shot a teenager riding in car with her.

A Florida police DUI enforcement effort ended up netting a police officer.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says it conducted what they call a "wolf pack" operation designed to seek drunk drivers late Friday and early Saturday. Among the 22 people arrested for driving under the influence was 44-year-old off-duty St. Petersburg police officer Lesandro E. Santiago.

A man who was convicted of beating and stabbing an elderly woman to death in Miami-Dade County 26 years ago is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday at the Florida State Prison.

A Sarasota felon has been sentenced to five years in prison for possessing nearly four tons of explosive fuses.

Some parents are outraged that a Florida high school conducted an unannounced "code red drill," sending students and teachers into a panic.

A team from the University of Central Florida has won a national cybersecurity competition.

A Florida conservation group is questioning a plan to develop thousands of acres in southwest Florida that is currently home to the Florida panther.

The fallout over Florida’s turbulent recount is escalating after the state’s outgoing Republican governor decided to oust a South Florida elections official.

The longtime head of one of Florida's most visible civil rights organizations is retiring.

Howard Simon, executive director of the ACLU Florida, says he is stepping down from his job at the end of the month.

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