INVERNESS, Calif. — An academic couple who got lost during a Valentine's Day hike in the woods of Northern California was found Saturday by rescuers who spent almost a week looking for them and had given up hopes of finding them alive.
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on Friday used an energy grant to a South Florida city to highlight her opposition to a House effort to move the state Office of Energy out of her department. Fried appeared in Oakland Park to tout a $250,000 grant to retrofit baseball and soccer fields w…
MIDWAY, Ga. — Six people, including three children, were killed early Sunday in a head-on collision on a Georgia interstate, authorities said.
BARSTOW, Calif. — A California man who said he wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the world is round has died after his home-built rocket blasted off into the desert sky and plunged back to earth.
LONDON — The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off today in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents.
NEW ORLEANS — A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous Saturday night street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed along a parade route during this year’s Carnival season, authorities said.
WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders’ commanding Nevada caucus victory made him a top target for his Democratic rivals and a growing source of anxiety for establishment Democrats worried that the nomination of a self-avowed democratic socialist could cost the party the White House.
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis asked an appeals court Friday to continue preventing felons from voting while the state appeals a federal judge’s finding that a law requiring indigent felons to pay “legal financial obligations” to be eligible to vote is unconstitutional.
SEBRING — Nucor Steel Florida continues to hire employees with its mill being built just north of the Highlands County line on schedule to open in this year’s fourth quarter.
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego County Sheriff's Department will share records of people who were criminally arrested with immigration authorities, becoming the first local law enforcement agency in five states to comply with unusual demands for information, authorities said Friday.
HANAU, Germany — Gokhan Gultekin’s juggling act was in many ways typical of Hanau’s Turkish community: taking care of frail parents, hustling to work at a late-night cafe, making some cash on the side at a second job and attending Friday prayers at the mosque across town.
VENUS — Do you take photos of nature or wildlife? Or pictures of people enjoying work or play in the outdoors? If so, Archbold encourages you to use those photos to help promote science and conservation. On Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 4:30-6 p.m., the public is invited to a conservation photogr…
LAKE PLACID — Stephen Matthew Weismore, 25, of Lake Placid, was arrested on Thursday and now faces charges of transmitting information harmful to minors, obscene communication to a minor via computer, using a computer to seduce, solicit or lure a child and using a two-way communications devi…
BILOXI, Miss. — Replicas of Christopher Columbus’ Niña and Pinta have arrived along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, sailing into a Biloxi harbor as spectators aimed their phones out to the horizon.
SEATTLE — Greyhound, the nation’s largest bus company, said Friday it will stop allowing Border Patrol agents without a warrant to board its buses to conduct routine immigration checks.
AGNOLIA, Miss. — A deputy sheriff responding to a domestic dispute was killed by a shot to the left side of his head, a forensic pathologist testified Friday in the death-penalty trial of a man charged with killing the deputy and seven other people in Mississippi.
MIAMI (AP) — A once-standout U.S. federal narcotics agent known for spending lavishly on luxury cars and Tiffany jewelry has been arrested on charges of conspiring to launder money with the same Colombian drug cartel he was supposed to be fighting.
CORCORAN, Calif. — A California inmate serving a life sentence for murder confessed in a letter that he beat to death two child molesters with another inmate’s cane hours after a prison counselor ignored his urgent warning that he might become violent.
COSTA MESA, Calif. — A court temporarily blocked the U.S. government from sending up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China to a Southern California city for quarantine after local officials argued that the plan lacked details about how the community would be protected from the outbreak.
LAKE PLACID — Duke Energy Florida (DEF) executives and personnel hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at Duke’s newest solar plant on Thursday afternoon. The plant has been operational since Dec. 9, 2019.
SEBRING — The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency will consider an change order to the West Center Avenue Revitalization Project to improve the curbside appearance.
TALLAHASSE — Girls under the age of 18 will have to get a parent’s permission before having an abortion under a bill passed by the Florida Legislature on Thursday that Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to sign.
U.S. 98 over the Kissimmee River, Lorida Creek and Istokpoga Canal: Construction project: Crews will be making structural repairs to the bridges on U.S. 98 over the Kissimmee River, Lorida Creek and Istokpoga Canal. During construction single daytime lane closures will occur. Please use caut…
SEBRING— Every parent who has a graduating senior has some anxiety about their child’s future. When a senior with special needs graduates, there are many questions parents may have. That’s where the third annual Building Bridges Family Transition Expo will be held at 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday at t…
ISLAMABAD — The United States and the Taliban said Friday they have agreed to sign a peace deal next week aimed at ending 18 years of war in Afghanistan and bringing U.S. troops home, wrapping up America’s longest-running conflict and fulfilling one of President Donald Trump’s main campaign …
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal magistrate in Virginia wants more information before issuing a judgment against a Libyan-American who once lived in northern Virginia and now commands an army in his home country.
MIAMI — A top official for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s government has hired a Washington law firm that also represents Turkey, taking over from another legal team that backed out last month following an outcry from critics who accused it of collaborating with a repressive regime.
MIAMI — A Florida woman pleaded guilty Friday in the torture death of her adopted 10-year-old daughter nine years ago in a deal handing her a life prison sentence in exchange for testimony against her husband.
HIALEAH — A Florida woman who got clemency from President Donald Trump while serving prison time for a $205 million Medicare fraud scam said her case was brought to Trump’s attention by a woman who herself got clemency at the urging of reality TV star Kim Kardashian West.
TAMPA — Jurors told a judge they can’t reach a verdict in the double murder trial of a Tampa ice cream man.
MIAMI BEACH — From Rachael Ray to Bobby Flay, celebrity chefs are in town this weekend for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, where fine-palated foodies might not know that some of their dishes have been prepared at one of Florida’s largest homeless shelters.
TALLAHASSEE — Up to $5 million a year would be set aside for broadband services that would accompany controversial highway corridors planned from Southwest Florida to the Georgia border, under bills ready to go to the full House and Senate.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee inmate is scheduled to die in the state's electric chair Thursday, becoming the fifth convict in the past 16 months to choose electrocution over lethal injection, the state's preferred method.