Floridians remember 3-year anniversary of Pulse shooting

U.S. 06/12/19, 09:55

Floridians and others around the world are remembering the three-year anniversary of a massacre at a gay nightclub on Latin night that left 49 people dead.Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation for Wednesday ordering state flags to be lowered ...

Official tells Florida Democrats to expect recount in 2020

U.S. 06/09/19, 02:31

The new voter protection director for Florida Democrats told party activists on Saturday that they should assume there will be a recount during next year's presidential election. "We are going to be prepared," Brandon Peters told a packed room of Democratic ...

Expert: Florida Democrats need 500,000 more voters

U.S. 06/07/19, 20:36

Florida Democrats need to register a half million more voters before the 2020 presidential election if they hope for the Sunshine State's 29 electoral votes go to their candidate, an elections expert told party leaders Friday. Florida Democrats need to have ...

Theme park attendance crosses half-billion mark for 1st time

U.S. 05/23/19, 19:15

Worldwide attendance at the 10 biggest operators of amusement parks increased 4% last year and crossed the half-billion-visitors mark for the first time, according to an industry report released this week.The report by the Themed Entertainment Association and the Economics ...

Small plane lands on Florida highway during rush hour

U.S. 05/16/19, 21:14

A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car.News outlets report the plane landed Thursday around 5:30 p.m. on an Interstate 4 on-ramp in Maitland, just north of Orlando.Maitland ...

source: Lakers hire Frank Vogel as coach

Sports 05/11/19, 19:10

A person familiar with the search says the Los Angeles Lakers have hired Frank Vogel as coach and Jason Kidd as an assistant.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because Vogel's three-year contract has not ...

Source: Lakers to interview Vogel for coaching job

Basketball 05/09/19, 18:38

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to quickly rebound in their head coaching search after failing to land Tyronn Lue.A person familiar with the search said former Indiana and Orlando coach Frank Vogel will be interviewed for the opening. The ...

Still most visited place, Orlando had 75 million visitors

U.S. 05/09/19, 13:43

Orlando had 75 million visitors last year as the theme park mecca continued to be the most visited destination in the United States, tourism officials said Thursday.Orlando in 2018 had 68.5 million domestic visitors, a year-to-year increase of 4.1%, and ...

Florida man guilty of leaving threats for Bernie Sanders

U.S. 05/01/19, 14:40

A Florida man has been convicted of leaving threatening voicemails for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders.Court records show that a federal jury in Orlando found 57-year-old Robert Francis Pratersch guilty Tuesday of threatening a federal official and interstate transmission of a ...

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