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Florida governor signs smokable medical pot bill into law

Florida governor signs smokable medical pot bill into law

Florida's ban on the use of smokable medical marijuana by eligible patients ended Monday when Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a bill repealing it.The Republican governor's signature on the first legislative bill he has ...

Shooting jury clears officer on 1 count, deadlocks on others

Shooting jury clears officer on 1 count, deadlocks on others

A Florida police officer accused of shooting and wounding a severely autistic man's caretaker, was acquitted on one misdemeanor negligence count Friday and a jury deadlocked on three other charges, including two felonies. A mistrial ...

Mule a speedy  workhorse for American Magic sailing crew

Mule a speedy workhorse for American Magic sailing crew

Out on Pensacola Bay, the combination of a fantastical-looking test boat called the Mule and technology from aviation giant Airbus is giving the New York Yacht Club's American Magic a flying start toward trying to ...

Update: Bourdais exits IndyCar opener with car trouble

Update: Bourdais exits IndyCar opener with car trouble

The Latest on the IndyCar season-opening race at St. Petersburg (all times local):2:05 p.m.Sebastien Bourdais will not win his third consecutive IndyCar race on the streets of his home city.Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Marcus ...

Plane makes emergency landing, passengers evacuated

Plane makes emergency landing, passengers evacuated

Smoke reported on board an Air Transat flight forced an emergency landing Saturday at a New Jersey airport, where the 189 passengers were evacuated by emergency slides. Air Transat Flight 942 was on its way from ...

Surrogate bonds with baby gorilla rejected by mother

Surrogate bonds with baby gorilla rejected by mother

A 30-year-old gorilla at a Florida zoo has become a surrogate mother to a baby gorilla whose mother hasn't shown sufficient interest in her baby.Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens spokeswoman JJ Vitale tells the Florida Times-Union ...

36 tornadoes confirmed in deadly Southeast outbreak

36 tornadoes confirmed in deadly Southeast outbreak

The number of tornadoes confirmed to have touched down in a deadly weekend outbreak across the Southeast has risen to at least 36.Survey teams for the National Weather Service found evidence of the twisters in ...

Fired Florida officer guilty of slaying black motorist

Fired Florida officer guilty of slaying black motorist

A fired Florida police officer was found guilty of manslaughter and attempted murder Thursday for the fatal 2015 shooting of a stranded black motorist, becoming the first officer in the state to be convicted of ...

Update: Defense: Motorist’s shooting death not a crime

Update: Defense: Motorist’s shooting death not a crime

The Latest on the trial of a former Florida police officer charged with killing a stranded black motorist (all times local): 11:05 a.m. The attorney for a fired Florida police officer on trial for killing a stranded ...