Monday, May 29, 2017

Florida

Airport Security and a Broward Sherriff's Deputy keep an eye on the line at Spirit Airlines, Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

BY JOSH REPLOGLE and TERRY SPENCER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Irate passengers swarmed ticket counters and some started a near-riot at Fort Lauderdale’s airport after Spirit Airlines canceled nine ...
aramis ayala

Lawyers for Central Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala fired back Monday against Governor Rick Scott for shifting 23 death-penalty cases to another prosecutor, describing his actions as “baldly political.” The ...
scenes from the naples brush fire

Nearly 125 wildfires were active in the state on Monday, and the dry conditions are expected to continue into the early summer, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said. “Florida is in ...
In this Jan. 2, 2017, file photo, New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson speaks to reporters in the locker room of their training facility in Florham Park, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a wide receiver for the New York Jets has been charged with resisting arrest and obstruction of justice after sparring with officials who asked him ...
florida house

BY | JIM SAUNDERS Florida lawmakers will gather Monday at the Capitol to pass a new state budget. But for the most part, the annual legislative session ended Friday night ...
This image provided by the U.S. Air Force shows the Air Force's X37B spacecraft at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Sunday, May 7, 2017. (U.S. Air Force via AP)

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — U.S. military officials say an unmanned spacecraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida. The Air Force posted tweets that the X37B spacecraft ...
spend in scrabble letters

BY | BRANDON LARRABEE Behind schedule and late in the evening, House and Senate negotiators agreed Thursday to an $83 billion spending plan for the year that begins July 1, ...
In this Jan. 17, 2013, file photo, a captured 13-foot-long Burmese python is displayed for snake hunters and the media before heading out in airboats for the Python Challenge in the Florida Everglades. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)

BY JENNIFER KAY IN THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES (AP) — Florida is paying $8.10 an hour to hunt invasive Burmese pythons in the Everglades, but Brian Hargrove says he’d work for ...
Activists hold a banner in front of the Pulse nightclub site after a news conference, Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida gay nightclub that was the site of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history will become a memorial and museum ...
a slot machine

BY | DARA KAM Thousands of gray-market slot machines could pop up in sports bars and strip malls, full-scale slot machines might launch in at least eight counties and several ...
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