'Free diver' missing while exploring underwater Florida cave

A diver who was exploring an underwater cave near Florida's Gulf Coast has gone missing
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'It just doesn't make sense': Gamers baffled by shootings

'It just doesn't make sense': Gamers who survived shooting can't believe tournament led to bloodshed
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1 dead, 1 injured in mobile home fire near Tampa

Firefighters say one person was killed and another injured by a fire at a mobile home in a salvage yard near Tampa
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1 dead, 1 injured when boat hits piling in water near Tampa

A man died and a woman was injured when their boat hit a piling in the water near Tampa
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17 tons of dead fish cleared from beaches due to red tide

One Florida county has dumped more than 17 tons of dead fish collected since Red Tide algae crept up from South Florida into Tampa Bay
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2 officers, bicyclist injured when patrol car hits tree

Two Florida police officers were injured when a patrol car hit a tree while responding to an emergency call
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8 boaster rescued in 2 accidents in Florida's Gulf Coast

Eight boaters were rescued in two separate accidents after their boats overturned along Florida's Gulf Coast
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A guide to Florida's primary election

Florida voters will select Tuesday the nominees for governor, two Cabinet seats and several congressional seats
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Accident leaves truck dangling over Gulf Coast bridge

A traffic accident left a truck partially dangling over a Gulf Coast bridge and backed up traffic for miles on one of Florida's busiest highways
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After delays, former Iraqi translator became US citizen

An Iraqi former translator for U.S. troops became a U.S. citizen a year after officials abruptly took him out of a naturalization ceremony and prompted him to sue the government in response
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After delays, former Iraqi translator will be US citizen

More than a year after a former interpreter for U.S. military forces in Iraq was pulled out of a U.S. citizenship ceremony without explanation, he's about to be naturalized
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Agency mistakes plague GOP candidate for Florida governor

The past few months have been tough for Florida's agriculture commissioner as he seeks the Republican nomination for governor
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Alligator attacks are on the rise in Florida

As Felicitie Gillette entered the waters of Lake Hernando, there was no way for her to know she'd soon become the latest statistic in an alarming and exceptionally Floridian trend _ alligator attacks
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Bernie Sanders campaigning for Gillum in Florida

Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is entering the fray of the Democratic gubernatorial primary in Florida
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Bill Gates directs US education funding to local schools

Marking another phase in his education agenda, Bill Gates is now taking a more targeted approach to help America's struggling schools
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Body of missing 'free diver' found in Florida

The body of a diver who had gone missing while exploring an underwater cave near Florida's Gulf Coast has been found
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Boy injured in school bus crash

Authorities say an 8-year-old boy was injured after his school bus was involved in a crash with a semi-trailer in Florida
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Boy, 6, dies after ATV driven by another child flips over

A 6-year-old boy has died after an all-terrain vehicle driven by another child flipped and fell on him
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Can anger make good business? It does at Smash Room

Lots of politicians have ridden on anger to elective office. And one local entrepreneur hopes anger will support a successful business.
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Car hits, kills horse crossing highway in Florida

A vehicle hit a horse that had escaped from a farm near Tampa, causing a three-car crash and shutting down a highway for several hours
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Citing Florida law, sheriff won't arrest parking lot shooter

A Florida sheriff says that due to the state's self-defense laws he will not arrest a man who killed a man during an argument over a parking space
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Colorado Editorial Roundup

A roundup of newspaper editorials from around Colorado
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Competitor: No one deserves to die over playing a videogame

Shooting rampage stuns Florida gaming tournament: 'No one deserves to die over playing a videogame'
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Correction: Election-Idaho story

Correction: Election-Idaho story
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Couple:Realtor used home for cat rehab, tried to cover smell

A Florida couple is suing their real estate agent alleging she never told them she'd been keeping abandoned cats at the house she bought
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Dad video chats to find girl in car, driver passed out drunk

A Florida dad used FaceTime to help find his 5-year-old daughter trapped in the backseat of a car while the driver was passed out drunk
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Dead fish, red tide, plague Florida tourists, beaches

Tourists weren't scattered on beaches in southwest Florida, but hundreds of dead fish were
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Democrat AG race to proceed after appeals court issues stay

An appeals court has allowed a Democratic candidate for Florida attorney general to be reinstated on the ballot
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Details of Florida boy's short, troubled life emerge

Five months before a Florida toddler was found dead, the person tasked with advocating for his best interests told a magistrate that the toddler should not be returned to his mother
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Devastating toxic algae bloom plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

Red tide is killing marine life, hurting tourism and upsetting beach lovers in Florida
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Developer's mysterious dog-leash death ruled a homicide

A real-estate developer's mysterious death has been ruled homicide by strangulation weeks after his son said he found his father with a dog leash wrapped around his neck
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Diapers and defenses: Life as husband, dad, WVU quarterback

Like choosing WVU, Will Grier said his relationship with Jeanne just felt right
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Driver dies after car flips off Florida causeway into bay

Police say a Florida man has died after he drove the wrong way on a causeway in the Tampa Bay area and his car flipped upside down into the water
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Editorials from around New York

Editorials from around New York
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Ex-Barbados Parliament official arrested in Florida

A former member of the Parliament of Barbados has been arrested in Florida on conspiracy and money laundering charges filed in Brooklyn federal court
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Ex-Barbardos Parliament official arrested in Florida

A former member of the Parliament of Barbados has been arrested in Florida on conspiracy and money laundering charges filed in Brooklyn federal court
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Facebook fight between 'keyboard gangsters' ends in shooting

A political argument on Facebook led to a 44-year-old Florida man driving to the home of a stranger he'd been arguing with and shooting him
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Faith and tough cookies: The week in Florida politics

Florida's 2018 midterm election is one of the most important in years
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Father and son survive Florida rip current

Robert Kantor thought he was going to die
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Felon convicted of having thousands of pounds of fuses

A Florida felon has pleaded guilty to possessing thousands of pounds of explosive fuses
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Firefighter falls out of fire truck, injured on way to call

A Florida firefighter is recovering from serious injuries after falling out of a fire truck on the way to a call
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Florida beaches deal with red tide on Gulf, feces in Miami

It was a rough week for Florida's beaches, with a resurgence of red tide on the Gulf Coast and returning feces-related problems in South Florida
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Florida child welfare head quitting next month

The head of Florida's child welfare department will resign next month
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Florida city council asks for review of 'stand your ground'

The city council of a Florida city where a white gunman initially wasn't arrested after he fatally shot a black man in a parking lot dispute is asking the Florida Legislature to reconsider holding a special session on the state's "stand your ground" law
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Florida deputies fatally shoot man who pointed gun at them

Authorities say Florida sheriff's deputies fatally shot a 60-year-old man who showed up at his estranged wife's home and wouldn't leave
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Florida deputies find owner of 'beautiful' wandering horse

A horse found running loose in the rural suburbs of a Florida city had bewildered deputies there as they searched for its owner
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Florida deputy, 3 others injured in wrong-way crash

Four people, including a deputy, have been injured in a wrong-way crash in Florida
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Florida diver goes missing after exploring underwater cave

A diver who was exploring an underwater cave near Florida's Gulf Coast has gone missing
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Florida editorial roundup

Summary of recent Florida newspaper editorials
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Florida family's pig loves mints, sleeping indoors

When Travis Claytor comes home from work, there is Cece, a mint-slurping, Instagram-featured pet pig wagging his tail, to greet him
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