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Nation Sep 06Ex-Marine held without bond in shooting of Florida family
A combat sharpshooter accused of fatally shooting a mother, her 3-month-old baby and two others in a random attack in Florida was ordered jailed without bond Monday during his first court appearance.
Education Aug 18Big Florida school districts defy governor over mask mandate
Students in Florida's Broward County went back to school under a mask mandate Wednesday, even as their school board faces threats of penalties for defying Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Nation Aug 03Florida again breaks record for COVID-19 hospitalizations
The number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Florida rose to an all-time high of 11,515 patients in one day, according to data the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday.
Nation Jul 11Mayor: 90 deaths confirmed in Florida condominium collapse
Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said Sunday that 90 deaths have now been confirmed in the collapse of the 12-story Champlain Towers South in Surfside, up from 86 a day before.
Nation Jul 06Tropical Storm Elsa gaining strength, lashing Florida Keys
The weather was getting worse in southern Florida early Tuesday as Tropical Storm Elsa began lashing the Florida Keys, complicating the search for survivors in the condo collapse and prompting a hurricane watch for the peninsula's upper Gulf Coast.
Nation Jun 26Flames hamper rescue effort amid rubble of Florida condo
The flames are deep and firefighters have not been able to find their source, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said during a news conference.
Health Feb 08Tampa mayor frustrated by maskless fans after Super Bowl
Throngs of mostly maskless fans took to the streets and packed sports bars as the clock inside Raymond James Stadium ticked down on a hometown Super Bowl win for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Science Nov 13Hurricane Center says another storm could follow Eta’s deadly path
It could wreak havoc in a region where people are still grappling with more than 120 deaths and many more missing in the aftermath of Eta. This has been an extraordinarily busy hurricane season.
Nation Nov 10Florida cities flooded after deluge from Tropical Storm Eta
The storm unleashed a deluge that flooded entire neighborhoods and filled some homes with rising water.
Nation Nov 09Tropical Storm Eta dumps rain on an already flooded Florida
Torrential rain from Tropical Storm Eta caused dangerous flooding across Florida's most densely populated urban areas on Monday after it made landfall in the Florida Keys.