Officials in Key West took the initial steps toward banning the sale of sunscreens containing two ingredients that could be harmful to coral reefs. The ordinance would ban products containing oxybenzone and octinoxate.
In more than 600 pages of interviews with investigators, officers each gave their individual tale of how a peaceful Valentine’s Day suddenly turned to horror when they learned of the shooting at the high school. "You could still smell the gunpowder. You could definitely smell blood," a detective said. "There was stuff everywhere. There were books, there were folders. It just, it just looked chaotic."
A potentially gang-related shooting has wounded six in Jacksonville, Fla. on Sunday, just blocks from where an NFL game was about to begin. A local councilman has acknowledged that crime is an issue in the district.
On a starry night, mother sat in the bed of the family's pickup truck; her child sat in a car seat beside her. Dad sat in the dark and pondered how it could be that his son's first night out of a hospital could be spent outside a big-box retailer because of a lack of help.
Five children heading to Disney World in a church van from Louisiana died along with two truck drivers in fiery crash on Interstate 75 in north Florida. It was the worst accident on I-75 in Alachua County since January 2012, when 11 people died in a chain reaction crash attributed to heavy fog and smoke on the roadway
It started as a light-hearted challenge between a Florida couple, can a Smart car fit into their kitchen? The answer: Yes it can. Patrick Eldridge parked his smart car in his kitchen to protect it from Hurricane Dorian because he didn't want it to "blow away" and to prove that he can park his car there.
Two roommates coaxed the victim to the home they shared under the premise of going to a party, and then stabbed several times with a chef's knife, officials say. The sheriff says a third housemate called deputies after arriving home and finding one of the men putting a body in plastic bags.
The state commission investigating the Parkland school shooting met Wednesday to approve a tough final report that puts the responsibility for reform on school districts, law enforcement agencies, Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis and state legislative leaders. The 326-page report addresses the cascade of errors revealed in the wake of the shooting, including fumbled tips, lax school security policies and unaggressive sheriff's deputies who hung back as shots were fired.