Big changes for Florida with mass Puerto Rican immigration
Cristina Sanchez is one of thousands of Puerto Ricans fleeing their hurricane-ravaged island for Florida, a mass migration set to shape the southern US state as much as migrants from communist Cuba in the late 20th century.
Florida declares emergency over white supremacist event
Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Monday in northern Florida ahead of a speech by white supremacist leader Richard Spencer, who was involved in a march in August that ended in violent clashes.
Millions without power in Florida as deadly Irma ploughs north
Millions of Florida residents were without power Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma spun northwest into the US mainland, drenching the region and causing rivers to overflow.
Irma weakens to Category 1 Hurricane but still poses threat
Hurricane Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm early Monday as it marched up the US state of Florida's northwestern coast, with its eye located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of the vulnerable Tampa area.
Thousands mark first anniversary of Orlando mass shooting
Thousands marked the first anniversary Monday of the Orlando massacre that left 49 people dead at the city's Pulse gay nightclub, with US President Donald Trump also tweeting his sympathies.
Disgruntled employee kills five in Florida, takes own life
A man who had been fired in April from his job at a Florida company opened fire Monday at the Orlando business, killing five people before taking his own life, authorities said.
Life-threatening hurricane bears down on Florida
Hurricane Matthew edged ever closer to Florida Friday with torrential rains and up to 120 mile-an-hour winds after a blast through the Caribbean that reportedly left more than 300 dead in Haiti.
Zika-hit Miami neighborhood safe: Florida governor
A trendy Miami neighborhood at the epicenter of the first US outbreak of the Zika virus is safe to visit, Florida Governor Rick Scott said Sunday.