Florida

February 14, 2019 - 6:12 pm
Students in suburban Kansas City have sent thousands of sweet notes of encouragement to students in Parkland, Florida, on the first anniversary of a shooting rampage that left 17 people dead. Missy Pint, of Lenexa, Kansas, began planning the surprise weeks ago. She encouraged students at several...
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AP Photo/Brynn Anderson
February 13, 2019 - 9:02 pm
The communities and families terrorized by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre will spend Thursday's anniversary visiting graves, packing meals for the needy and contributing to other service projects as they quietly remember the 14 students and three staff members who lost their...
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In this, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 photo, Ryan Deitsch, right, speaks as his sister Sam, center, and brother Matt, left, look on during an interview with The Associated Press at their home in Parkland, Fla. The three siblings spent much of the past year spearheading the March for our Lives movement aimed at voter registration and gun control. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
February 13, 2019 - 12:00 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Last February, Matt Deitsch was living his dream studying at a California university. His brother, Ryan, was about to graduate from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and head to college, the natural next step for the middle child of a family in an affluent suburb. Sister...
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California artist David Best, and a team of volunteers build a non-denominational, temporary temple for the anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting massacre, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 in Coral Springs, Fla. Visitors will be allowed to mourn, remember, contemplate, leave mementos and write message on its walls. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 13, 2019 - 11:21 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The communities and families terrorized by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre will spend the anniversary quietly remembering the 14 students and three staff members who lost their lives. Victims' families say they will mourn out of the public eye Thursday...
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Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., right, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., left, speaks at a news conference on an proposed amendment to ban high capacity magazines in guns, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 12, 2019 - 3:25 pm
In the final weeks before the 2008 election, Barack Obama's campaign sent mailers to Florida voters reassuring them that he supported the Second Amendment. In the opening days of the 2020 Democratic primary, it's hard to imagine any candidate feeling the need to make a similar gesture. "Guns are no...
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AP Photo/Chris O'Meara
Steve & Ted
January 24, 2019 - 9:11 am
The suspect is in police custody. Officials say the shooter called police from the bank.
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AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana
January 17, 2019 - 9:34 pm
Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same time, the moon will be ever so closer to Earth and appear slightly bigger and brighter than usual — a supermoon. "...
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January 16, 2019 - 5:54 pm
A traveling hospital technician who was sentenced to 39 years in prison for infecting patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes has asked a federal judge to vacate his sentence, saying his lawyer was ineffective in representing him. David Kwiatkowski, 39, was sentenced...
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WGFL-Gainesville via AP
January 03, 2019 - 8:19 pm
Two big rigs and two passenger vehicles collided and spilled diesel fuel across a Florida highway Thursday, sparking a massive fire that killed seven people, authorities said. The wreck happened on Interstate 75 about a mile south of Alachua, near Gainesville. The flames were fed by about 50...
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Dreamstime
Amy Webb
December 29, 2018 - 2:21 am
Authorities say a Florida woman claiming to be God held up a postal truck, stole a single package and fled on a tricycle. The Naples Daily News reports that the robbery occurred Dec. 22 in a North Naples neighborhood. The Collier County Sheriff's Office says 52-year-old Leida Crisostomo pointed a...
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