CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Florida Rep. Tom Rooney about the politics of purging the state's voter rolls.
Tropical Storm Debby slams parts of Florida, pummeling the region with high winds and heavy rain.
The expansive, stalled Tropical Storm Debby lashed Florida on Sunday, spawning apparent tornadoes in the central part of the state that killed one woman, a county spokeswoman said.
An Air Force CV-22 Osprey crashed Wednesday during a routine training mission north of Navarre, Florida, injuring five crew members aboard, a military official said.
The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit Tuesday that seeks to stop the state of Florida from purging voters from registration rolls.
In the latest volley in the ongoing battle over Florida voter lists, the Justice Department has sent a letter stating it will take legal action against the state, citing violations of voting rights laws.
It wouldn't be an election year without Florida exhibiting its usual despicable efforts to keep residents from voting.
A Disney cruise liner stopped to rescue four men signaling for help near Key West, Florida, a spokeswoman for the company said Tuesday.
After dumping more than a foot of rain in at least one location, Tropical Depression Beryl continued to soak the South on Tuesday, prompting flood watches and warnings from Florida to North Carolina.
iReporter Fabian Lorenz shot this video of Tropical Storm Beryl outside his attic in Daytona Beach, Florida.
After ruining Memorial Day plans along the Florida and Georgia coasts, the remnants of Tropical Storm Beryl are forecast to bring more rain to the Carolinas.
Why wait for the election in November? The political convention host cities are already going head-to-head as part of our Destination USA project pitting rival cities against each other. Tampa, Florida, will host the Republican National Convention August 27-30, while Charlotte, North Carolina, will host the Democratic National Convention September 3-6.
A southern Florida high school was placed in lockdown for a time Wednesday after a dozen students and two teachers complained of itchy rashes, officials said.
Railroad ties, cement pilings and other debris reportedly mark the entrance to Marcus and Partricia Faella's rural Florida compound, situated on the edge of a wildlife management area marketed by tourism officials as a good spot for hikers, campers and bird watchers.
Florida will review its "Stand your Ground" law, but the task force includes many supporters.
A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction against Florida Gov. Rick Scott's order to test most state employees for drug use, according to a ruling filed Thursday.
CNN's John Zarrella takes us on a tour of the Florida you don't see in all those campaign stops, but probably should.
Not that long ago Budget Travel asked readers if it would be worth flying six hours to a destination if you only had four nights to spend there. And surprisingly, the majority said yes! So the next question is: how do you make the most of a short break?
Growing up in New York City, there are a few things I never imagined myself doing, like driving a car, living in a house or attending big high school games like the ones I'd seen on TV.
A 9-year-old boy was killed Monday when the school bus he was on turned in front of a fully loaded tractor-trailer and was hit broadside, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
In the months after the Florida Legislature passed a law in 2005 allowing residents to use deadly force to protect themselves no matter where they were, gun-control advocates plastered the state with fliers bearing warnings to tourists.
A Florida high school valedictorian and her sister, who were facing deportation, instead were meeting with with lawmakers Wednesday after being granted a reprieve.
A Canadian woman was nowhere to be found when her cruise ship docked in Florida, prompting an FBI investigation and a Coast Guard search Thursday between Palm Beach and the Bahamas, authorities said.
One of three siblings accused of robbing a bank and trying to kill police officers last year has accepted a plea deal that calls for at least nine years in prison, according to court documents.
Slowly, but surely, the foreclosure crisis seems to be abating.
15 year old Lidiane Carmo lost her entire family in a deadly Florida crash. But she may face another threat: deportation.
With the results from the critical Florida primary coming in tonight, here are a few answers to the top questions:
Florida may not go his way, but Newt Gingrich remains confident he'll win the GOP nomination. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
If you lose your job in Florida, chances are you won't find another one any time soon.
From the cigar factory to the senior center, voters talk about what they are looking for in a candidate.
Florida is the traditional tie-breaking primary in the January gantlet -- but there's very little that's traditional about the Sunshine State. It is a sprawling cross section of 10 media markets and one of the most diverse states in the nation, containing communities of voters across the political spectrum.
CNN's Candy Crowley reports on the high stakes in Tuesday's Florida Republican presidential primary.
The four survivors of the Republican primary process intend to keep on keeping on after Florida. They all see the White House from their campaign headquarters.
Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney fight for the key constituency in Florida. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
On behalf of all those Latino voters who have figured out that the Obama administration is the most hostile to Latino immigrants of any administration in the last half century and who are looking for an alternative, let me say this to the Republican presidential candidates: "Bienvenidos to Florida! Now, behave yourselves."
As the attention of the nation turns toward Florida ahead of its primary election, the Latino vote has emerged as an important factor.
Cash-flush Brazilians are looking for deals, and Miami is the place to find them. CNN's John Zarrella reports.
"Oi -- Sejam bem-vindos!" -- meaning "Hi, welcome!" -- is a Portuguese phrase heard more and more these days at Florida's tourist spots.
Winter weather greeted southerners as they returned to work Tuesday following the New Year's holiday weekend, with freezing temperatures replacing the surprisingly warm weather of recent days.
West Palm Beach Fire Rescue responded to a white powder exposure at the Palm Beach County State Attorneys Office.
Three people -- a surgeon, a medical technician and a pilot -- were killed Monday when a medical helicopter crashed in Florida, the Mayo Clinic said.
A shooting outside a crowded Florida mall on Friday night left one man dead and more than 100 shell casings at the scene, authorities said.
A Burmese python slithering through the Everglades proved that her eyes weren't bigger than her stomach, swallowing intact a 76-pound deer.
Law enforcement officers arrested 22 people Friday in Orlando and Tampa, Florida, as part of an effort to shut down so-called pill mills distributing illegal prescription drugs.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked a controversial Florida law requiring all welfare applicants to be drug-tested.
A courthouse in Coral Gables, Florida, was evacuated Thursday afternoon after several employees reported feeling ill, fire officials said.
Severe weather has damaged more than 50 homes in several Florida towns, officials said, and schools in the Florida Keys were canceled Wednesday because of heavy rain and frequent lightning. No serious injuries were reported.
Florida's governor sent a message to the aerospace industry Tuesday: the state supports Kennedy Space Center's future.
The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from an Ohio judge who wanted to post a copy of the biblical Ten Commandments in his courtroom.
Before Saturday, a Florida teenager who sent or received nude photos or video could have been charged with a felony and forced to register as a sex offender.
A Republican-appointed commission in Florida could turn the 2012 GOP presidential nominating calendar topsy-turvy Friday if it goes ahead with plans to shift the state's primary to January 31.
Florida is now expected to hold its presidential primary on the last day in January 2012, a move likely to throw the carefully arranged Republican nominating calendar into disarray and jumpstart the nominating process a month earlier than party leaders had hoped.
A Florida lawmaker is pushing to repeal a state law that makes it illegal to cohabitate with someone who is not their spouse, and makes it a crime punishable by a $500 fine and up to 60 days in jail.
The Orange County, Florida, Sheriff's Office spent $293,123.77 on detective work in the disappearance of 2-year-old Caylee Anthony in 2008, according to authorities, and it wants to be reimbursed.
Burt Reynolds could lose his waterfront mansion in Florida after failing to make mortgage payments for almost a year.
A Florida police officer who was shot at by three fugitive siblings said Thursday he was glad the trio was apprehended without any civilian or police casualties.
According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prescription drug overdose deaths in Florida are up a staggering 265% since 2003. But it's not just the deaths that have Florida officials worried; it's the births.
Florida sees an alarming spike in the number of babies born addicted to pills. CNN's Amber Lyon investigates.
A controversial law requiring adults applying for welfare assistance to undergo drug screening has gone into effect in Florida.
New York authorities are searching for a gunman wanted in the killings of four people inside a Long Island pharmacy.
This past winter, I found myself following a drug dealer and his crew up the dark stairway of a triple-decker apartment building on the outskirts of Boston. Reaching a unit on the top floor, the young man pulled a gun from his waistband and set it on a coffee table next to a digital scale and a pile of drugs.
A pair of firefighters died in north Florida on Monday while battling the Blue Ribbon wildfire in Hamilton County, the Florida Division of Forestry said.
Florida teachers have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop the state from requiring them to contribute 3% of their pay towards their pensions.
As many as 30 to 40 new wildfires have been breaking out daily in Florida amid persistent dry conditions, fire officials said Wednesday.
A Florida company that was sued after thousands claimed they used toxic drywall imported from China agreed to a $55 million preliminary settlement Tuesday.
Two fires have merged, coming dangerously close to protected areas in Florida's Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.
A man accused of placing a hidden camera in the unisex bathroom of a Starbucks was found dead in a hotel room in Punta Gorda, Florida, on Sunday, police said.
Firefighters in Florida executed a controlled burn Thursday to try to keep a large brush fire from reaching property belonging to the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians west of Miami.
Florida outlaws bath salts, a synthetic drug that has been compared to cocaine and methamphetamines. WJHG reports.
More than 1,600 people within a 10-mile stretch of central Florida's Atlantic beaches have been stung in the past week by a distinctive species of jellyfish not indigenous to North America, a rescue official said Tuesday.
Florida may have the reputation as a big draw for retirees, but it's actually the northern end of the Eastern Seaboard that has the most aged population in America.
Say bye-bye to Florida's rocket-docket foreclosure courts.
A Florida sheriff who just arrested 22 men caught in an online undercover operation blames the policies of the Internet sites used by sexual predators.
Gov. Rick Scott turns down federal funding for a high speed rail project saying "the risks outweigh the benefits."
Rail riders along the California coast and the Boston-Washington "Northeast Corridor" are set to reap much of the benefits from $2 billion that Florida policymakers had earlier rejected for high-speed rail development.
Florida residents would no longer get up to 26 weeks of state unemployment benefits come 2012, under a bill state lawmakers approved late last week.
The jobless may soon find their state unemployment check is not in the mail.
People selling second homes in sunny locations couldn't have asked for a better marketing pitch than the winter of 2011. With snow turning Northern roads into ice rinks and closing airports and schools, the Sunbelt would seem to be more desirable than ever. The only glitch is the real estate hangover from the Great Recession.
With less than two weeks before the scheduled last day of the Florida legislative session, demonstrators against the state's proposed immigration bills are putting on a full court press.
"Stop the Train" was, literally, a rallying cry for post-Tea Party Republicans this past November.
A white substance mailed to a Florida congressman's campaign office on Friday was "not a dangerous material," emergency officials said.
Strong storms sweep through areas of Florida as CNN's Chad Myers reports.
A pilot performing stunts in an east Florida air show died in a fiery crash Saturday when the Russian military plane he was flying broke from formation and plummeted to the ground, officials said.
Florida desperately needs more foreclosures ... or its court system does, at least.
It's not always easy to feel sorry for sunny Florida. But they just got hit with another blow.
Child welfare officials Tuesday defended their involvement with the family of a woman whose two children were found dead in a south Florida canal, saying Felicia Brown "deserved a chance to have her children back."
A U.S. soldier who escaped Army custody while facing a rape charge in California has been returned to Los Angeles County, authorities said Monday.
A 14-year-old Florida teen accused of gunning down his parents faces manslaughter charges and will be tried as an adult, the Collier County State Attorney's Office said Wednesday.
Child protective investigators in Florida had "prior involvement" with the family of the two children found dead in a canal this month, an official said Tuesday.
The adoptive mother of a Florida girl found dead in a plastic bag in her husband's truck has been charged with first-degree murder, police said Saturday.
A second person tried to warn authorities about alleged abuse of a Florida brother and sister days before one was found dead and the other doused in dangerous chemicals, according to a child abuse hotline call released this week.
Police are trying to identify the bodies of two children found stuffed into luggage and floating in a south Florida canal on Wednesday.
Two major wildfires have burned more than 18,000 acres along Florida's eastern coast, state officials said Tuesday.
A therapist tried to warn authorities about alleged abuse of a Florida brother and sister days before one of them was found dead and the other found doused in dangerous chemicals in a pest control truck on the side of a highway, according to a phone call released this week.
Florida's decision this week to shun federal funding for high-speed rail has set off an auction house-like frenzy among some states hoping to get a bigger piece of the pie.
A soldier who escaped Army custody while facing a rape charge has been captured at Daytona Beach, Florida, authorities said.
The tragic case of Jorge Barahona of Florida is yet another reminder of the shortcomings of the nation's child protective service systems.
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