DeSantis defends flying migrants to California as he meets with sheriffs near border
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday defended his state’s decision to fly migrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to California, arguing that the state had essentially invited the migrants with its welcoming policies toward immigrants.
Giant gator invades Florida golf course in wild video
A massive alligator was spotted strolling through a golf course in Naples, Florida
Florida woman who deputies say shot, killed her neighbor arrested
A Florida woman who deputies said shot a neighbor through the front door of her Ocala-area apartment, killing that woman, has been arrested, according to authorities.
Texas sheriff files criminal case over migrants flown from San Antonio to Martha's Vineyard
The Bexar County Sheriff's Office has filed a criminal case with the DA's office in connection with what they say was the illegal transportation of 49 migrants from San Antonio to Martha's Vineyard last fall.
Florida teen stabs girl 15 times, 'charges' mom outside restaurant in violent attack: affidavit
A Florida teen is accused of attacking a 17-year-old girl – allegedly stabbing her 15 times – and her mother outside a restaurant in St. Johns County, according to authorities.
Florida sheriff: Mom shot, killed by neighbor amid long-standing feud over her children
A Florida mom was shot and killed over the weekend after confronting a neighbor who reportedly confronted the woman's children amid a long-standing "neighborhood feud," Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods told reporters on Monday.
Prominent Florida family linked to plane that flew over DC, crashed in Virginia mountains
A Florida couple said their daughter and granddaughter were among the four people killed in a Cessna plane crash in Virginia on Sunday.
Woman was shoplifting at Florida mall when her car burst into flames with 2 children inside: police
A Florida woman was arrested and could face charges after two children were left alone in a parked vehicle that suddenly caught fire and quickly became engulfed in flames, forcing nearby shoppers to rush to help, all while the mom was apparently shoplifting inside, according to police and online court records.
Tropical Storm Arlene forms in Gulf of Mexico
Tropical Depression #2 has strengthened into Tropical Storm Arlene according to the National Hurricane Center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.