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DeSantis demands enforcement of federal immigration law

Titusville – Gov. Ron DeSantis on has demanded that the Biden Administration rescind its recent executive action allowing criminal aliens to go free. "These dangerous and reckless policies jeopardize the health, security and wellbeing of Florida communities," a release from his office ...

FBI: NYC morgue workers stole credit cards from dead people

By JIM MUSTIAN Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI arrested two former city employees Tuesday accused of stealing bank cards from dead bodies taken to New York City's mortuary and racking up thousands of dollars in charges. Former mortuary technicians Willie Garcon and Charles McFadgen ...

Debate brews in Florida about parental consent over sex ed

By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Culture-war politics over sex education could again erupt in Florida's statehouse, as a Senate Committee advanced a measure Tuesday that would require public school boards to hold hearings on what should be included in sex ...

Florida man guilty of setting store on fire during unrest

TAMPA (AP) — A Florida man was convicted Tuesday of setting fire to a sporting goods store and shopping center in Tampa during unrest that followed protests over the death of George Floyd last year. Terrance Lee Hester Jr., 20, pleaded guilty in Tampa federal court to damaging or destroying ...

Florida Lottery Numbers drawn Tuesday

By The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — These Florida lotteries were drawn Tuesday: Cash4Life 10-13-33-36-58, Cash Ball: 3 (ten, thirteen, thirty-three, thirty-six, fifty-eight; Cash Ball: three) Fantasy 5 04-19-28-33-36 (four, nineteen, twenty-eight, thirty-three, ...

Police: Woman in car with 2 young children fatally shot

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A 21-year-old woman was fatally shot while sitting in a car with two small children at a busy intersection in St. Petersburg, police said. The shots that killed KiMia Simmons on Tuesday evening came from another vehicle, said St. Petersburg police spokeswoman ...

NASA completes engine test firing of moon rocket on 2nd try

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA completed an engine test firing of its moon rocket Thursday, after the first attempt in January ended prematurely. This time, the four main engines of the rocket’s core stage remained ignited for the full eight minutes. ...

Biden picks former senator who flew in space to lead NASA

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — President Joe Biden has chosen a former senator from Florida who flew on the space shuttle just days before the Challenger launch accident to lead NASA. Biden on Friday announced his intent to nominate Bill Nelson as the space ...