First all-female spacewalking team makes history
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world's first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power...
Tropical storm warnings for Gulf Coast as system strengthens
MIAMI (AP) — A strengthening weather disturbance moving toward the southern United States with heavy rain and wind is expected to become a tropical storm Friday as it nears the Gulf Coast,...
The Latest: Tropical storm strengthens on approach to US
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on storm moving toward U.S. Gulf Coast (all times local):
Weather forecasters say a storm system is strengthening as it moves toward the U.S. Gulf...
Red tide bloom makes its way to southwest Florida bays
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Scientists say a red tide bloom is making its way into southwest Florida bays and killing sea turtles.
The Fort Myers News-Press reports turtle conservationists...
Survey: Doubts about 2020 Census higher with minorities
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A new survey says 84% of Americans definitely or probably plan to answer the questions on the 2020 Census.
But the Pew Research Center survey released Friday also says...
Navy, South Florida ride momentum into key conference game
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy and South Florida have each won two in a row and will strive to keep the momentum going in a pivotal American Athletic Conference matchup on Saturday.
South Carolina hopes for another upset against No. 9 Florida
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One South Carolina upset was great. Now, the Gamecocks are looking to do something never before done in the history of the football program: Win consecutive games against...
Florida teacher, coach accused of having sex with student
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former teacher and basketball coach at a Florida high school turned herself in to authorities to face an accusation of having sex with a 16-year-old...
Nanny gets 20 years for sex abusing child, having his baby
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A former live-in nanny has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for repeatedly sexually abusing a Florida child. She later gave birth to the boy's son.
Florida man arrested on molestation charge at Disney park
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say a man has been arrested at a Walt Disney World Resort park after two minors accused him of touching them inappropriately.
Florida man with HIV faces charges for not disclosing status
DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in central Florida are charging a man with three felonies, saying he had sex with multiple women without informing them he was HIV positive.
Mom guilty of killing teen she accused of molesting daughter
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman has been convicted of killing a teenager she accused of molesting her daughter.
The Naples Daily News reports 43-year-old Connie Serbu was found guilty...
Fantasy Fest kicks off annual celebration in Key West
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Key West's decadent annual Fantasy Fest celebration is kicking off 10 days of masquerade parties, elaborate costume contests, street fairs and other festivities.
Florida Panthers play the Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche (5-0-1, first in the Central Division) vs. Florida Panthers (2-2-2, sixth in the Atlantic Division)
Film academy honors 16 Student Academy Award winners
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "I'd like to thank the academy" is a phrase many only ever get to say in front of their bathroom mirrors. But 16 student filmmakers actually got to utter those words...
Kawhi back in Canada, NBA GMs think he’ll go back to finals
Kawhi Leonard was back in Canada, where last season he won a championship.
NBA general managers think he's going to win another one this season.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Fantasy 5’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were:
The Latest: Tropical storm expected to develop in Gulf
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local):
A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is expected to become a tropical storm Friday as it moves...
Stamkos scores in shootout, Lightning beat Bruins 4-3
BOSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning overcame a slow start to win their second straight game and gain some much-needed momentum.
Steven Stamkos scored the lone goal in the shootout and...
Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast
MIAMI (AP) — A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is likely to become a tropical storm that will strike the northern U.S. Gulf Coast with high wind and heavy rains, forecasters said...
First Period_1, Boston, Pastrnak 7 (Krug, Bergeron), 9:34 (pp). 2, Tampa Bay, Point 3 (Hedman, Gourde), 19:59. Penalties_Sergachev, TB, (holding), 9:27; Kuraly, BOS, (hooking), 11:04; Bergeron,...
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 5 Evening’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 5 Evening" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 2 Evening’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 2 Evening" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 4 Evening" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were:
First Period_1, Boston, Pastrnak 7 (Bergeron, Krug), 9:34 (pp). 2, Tampa Bay, Point 3 (Hedman, Gourde), 19:59. Penalties_Sergachev, TB, (holding), 9:27; Kuraly, BOS, (hooking), 11:04; Bergeron,...
Robinson 5-10 3-3 17, Adebayo 3-7 0-0 6, Leonard 5-8 0-0 10, Winslow 3-9 1-1 7, Butler 9-14 5-5 23, Jones Jr. 2-5 0-0 4, Okpala 3-4 0-0 6, Olynyk 6-8 1-1 14, Silva 0-0 0-0 0, Macon 0-0 0-0 0,...
LB Shaquil Barrett proving to be bargain find for Buccaneers
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Shaquil Barrett has been much more than a nice fit in Tampa Bay's new defensive scheme, emerging as a dominant pass rusher and one of the best bargains in free agency this...
US picks Trump resort for G-7; critics call choice ‘brazen’
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's suggestion that his Miami golf resort host next year's Group of Seven summit became a reality Thursday, sparking an outcry from critics who called it the...
No. 9 Florida begins decisive SEC stretch at South Carolina
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida handled its last loss to a top-10 team poorly.
The Gators followed a 19-point setback to then-No. 7 Georgia last year with a 21-point drubbing against...
Winless Dolphins hoping for some FitzMagic in game at Bills
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills haven't seen the last of FitzMagic.
Ryan Fitzpatrick picked up many of his colorful nicknames for his fearless flair for dramatics during a...
Coast Guard, Mexican Navy search for plane, surgeon pilot
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard plane and a Mexican Navy vessel searched the Gulf of Mexico for a small plane Thursday after a trauma surgeon flew the aircraft hundreds of miles (kilometers)...
Border Patrol’s growing presence at hospitals creates fear
MIAMI (AP) — An armed Border Patrol agent roamed the hallways of an emergency room in Miami on a recent day as nurses wheeled stretchers and medical carts through the hospital and families waited...
Space station’s 2 women prep for 1st all-female spacewalk
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Men have floated out the hatch on all 420 spacewalks conducted over the past half-century.
Alabama student accused of making LSU bomb threat over bet
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A University of Alabama student allegedly called in a bomb threat against Louisiana State University's stadium during a football game because of a bet.
J&J agrees to $117M settlement over pelvic mesh devices
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic...
Mars lander’s digger is burrowing again after snag
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A Mars lander's digger is burrowing into the red planet again after hitting a snag seven months ago.
NASA said Thursday the mechanical mole has penetrated...
No. 9 Florida looks to bounce back at South Carolina
No. 9 Florida (6-1, 3-1 SEC) vs. South Carolina (3-3, 2-2), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ESPN).
No prison for officer in fatal citizens academy exercise
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida police officer who accidentally shot and killed a woman during a citizens academy exercise will serve no prison time.
Trapper plays with ’gator until it tires, pulls it from pool
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida animal trapper says he corralled a large alligator by playing with it until it got tired after it hopped into a residential swimming pool.
Married NBA refs working to make the right calls at home
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Lauren Holtkamp and Jonathan Sterling first met a few years ago at a meeting of college basketball referees in Virginia, and when the group when out for some socializing that...
Formula One reaches agreement for Miami Grand Prix in 2021
MIAMI (AP) — Formula One has reached preliminary agreement to race in Miami in 2021, giving the global series a second race in the U.S.
Despite an earlier push for a street race in downtown...
Florida pastor facing sexual abuse charges released on bond
WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — A pastor and popular Christian radio show host in Florida has been released on bond as he faces charges he raped a child from his church numerous times over five...
South Carolina has opportunity to produce another upset
Here are some things to watch during the eighth week of the Southeastern Conference football season.
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 9 Florida (6-1, 3-1) at South Carolina (3-3, 2-2): South...
Dolphins heading toward wrong end of history
Forty-seven years since the Miami Dolphins had the only undefeated season in NFL history, the team is heading toward an ignominious record.
The Dolphins are 0-5 and on pace to score only 134...
Ramsey ‘overjoyed’ by LA move; Rams eager for long-term deal
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams fully understand the risks they took in acquiring volatile cornerback Jalen Ramsey.
The defending NFC champions believe the potential...