Video: Man jumps into Busch Gardens alligator enclosure
A man visiting Busch Gardens Tampa Bay stunned a group of onlookers as he jumped into the park’s alligator enclosure on Wednesday.
Singer DaniLeigh arrested in DUI hit-and-run crash in Florida: TMZ
Singer DaniLeigh is accused of being involved in a hit-and-run crash in Miami Beach that left a moped rider with a fractured spine, TMZ reports.
Ax-2 astronauts splash down off Florida coast after trip to space station
A crew of four astronauts aboard the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft splashed down off the coast of Florida Tuesday evening. Axiom Space reported the Ax-2 astronauts arrived around 11:09 p.m. EDT in the water off the Sunshine State.
Baby left for hours in hot car dies while parents attended Florida church, police say
A baby girl has died after she was left in a hot car on Sunday while her parents were at church in Palm Bay, Florida, according to police.
Man goes overboard Carnival Magic cruise ship off Florida's coast: officials
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a man who went overboard the Carnival Magic cruise ship on Monday.
St. Pete ‘trunk lady’ murder victim identified after 53 years, search continues for her 2 daughters
After 53 years, Syllen Gates finally knows what happened to her mother who disappeared in 1965 from Tucson, Arizona when she was just nine years old.
Hollywood Florida shooting: 9 hurt after 'dispute' between groups near beach boardwalk, police say
Police are responding to a mass shooting incident near the beach boardwalk in Hollywood, Florida. According to a police spokesperson, nine people were injured in the shooting. One person was detained by police while another is still being sought.
Watch: Florida woman arrested after driving onto beach, narrowly missing families
The Volusia Sheriff’s Office said Sarah Ramsammy, 26, of Orlando has been charged with DUI and reckless driving.
Georgia man arrested for putting man in chokehold at Panama City Beach pizzeria
Dustin Alexander McDowell, 33, of Loganville, was arrested Saturday.
DeSantis inspires push to make book bans in Republican-controlled states easier
As he vies for the Republican presidential nomination, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is touting a series of measures he has pushed that have led to an upswing in banned or restricted books — not just in Florida schools but in an increasing number of other conservative states.
Smuggled parrot eggs survive harrowing journey from Central America: 'Hand-raised babies'
Faint chirping inside a carry-on bag at the Miami airport caught the attention of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer.
DeSantis pushes past embarrassing campaign start, raises $8.2M ahead of early state blitz
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday sought to push past an embarrassing beginning to his presidential campaign, outlining an aggressive travel schedule as his allies insisted they remain well-funded and well-positioned for a long Republican primary fight ahead.
Gabby Petito case: Brian Laundrie's mother promised son shovel, garbage bag, jailhouse cake in love letter
The Florida woman, through her attorney, claims the missive was penned before her son embarked on a June 2021 cross country trip with his 22-year-old fiancee Gabby Petito, who was found dead September 19, 2021 near Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Man in cat pajamas arrested, accused of trying to murder his roommate, deputies say
A Florida man accused of stabbing his roommate in the neck at a northwest Gainesville home was arrested Tuesday afternoon by deputies.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis releases first presidential campaign ad: 'Great American comeback'
It's official: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is running for president, the latest Republican to join the 2024 presidential race.
It's official: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is running for president
Gov. Ron DeSantis finally confirmed his bid for the White House, ending months of speculation in a video announcement on his Twitter Wednesday evening.
Ron DeSantis Twitter Spaces chat with Elon Musk: What is it, and how does it work?
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis confirmed he was joining the 2024 presidential race on Wednesday by filing documents with the Federal Election Commission and releasing his first presidential campaign ad.
Gov. Ron DeSantis files with FEC, launches presidential campaign ahead of Twitter announcement
Gov. Ron DeSantis has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday, entering the 2024 presidential race ahead of his expected Twitter announcement.
Poem written for Biden's inauguration banned by Florida school
"I'm gutted," the former Youth Poet Laureate said. "Robbing children of the chance to find their voices in literature is a violation of their right to free thought and free speech."
Watch: Orangutan at Kentucky zoo asks to see 3-month-old baby: 'Cutest thing ever'
Collective "awws" ensued when the orangutan took a closer look, then kissed the glass.