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Murder-suicide at Florida shopping mall

Murder-suicide at Florida shopping mall

A Florida man who had “several pockets full of ammunition” targeted his wife in a shooting that killed two people at a mall food court where the woman worked, police…

Gay marriages underway now in Florida

Gay marriages underway now in Florida

Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage ended statewide at the stroke of midnight Monday, and court clerks in some Florida counties wasted no time, issuing marriage licenses and performing weddings for…

Did sex, racism drive black woman to kill white doctor?

Did sex, racism drive black woman to kill white doctor?

On a sticky hot Sunday in August 1952, a wealthy black woman named Ruby McCollum walked through the “colored entrance” of a doctor’s office in the small north Florida town…

Supremes clear way for gay marriage in Florida

Supremes clear way for gay marriage in Florida

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida, the latest of about three dozen states allowing same-sex weddings. In a one-paragraph order, the court decided…

Lots of interest in elections in Florida

Lots of interest in elections in Florida

Midterm elections are almost three weeks away, yet more than 904,000 Americans already have cast their ballots, with almost 60 percent of those early votes in Florida, according to data…

Democrats rally around Charlie Crist

Democrats rally around Charlie Crist

Florida Democrats launched a “unity tour” on Thursday to close ranks around Charlie Crist, a former Republican governor of the state who is running as the Democratic candidate in this…

Charlie Christ becomes a successful Democrat

Charlie Christ becomes a successful Democrat

If there were any doubts that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist would be accepted by Florida Democrats, they were cast aside as he overwhelmingly earned the Democratic nomination to challenge…

Voters from four states head to polls today

Voters from four states head to polls today

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is set to find out how much momentum he has for a political comeback, as Democratic primary voters decide whether to nominate the former Republican…

Florida Republicans OK new electoral map

Florida Republicans OK new electoral map

The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature on Monday swiftly approved new maps that will alter several of the state’s congressional districts after a judge ruled the current districts were illegally drawn to…

Florida legislators meeting to revamp state map

Florida legislators meeting to revamp state map

Confronted with a judge’s ruling to swiftly redraw the state’s congressional districts, Florida’s House speaker disclosed extraordinary plans late Sunday to convene a rare summer special session to devise a…

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