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A Florida man attacked his daughter and her teen sister with a machete, police say

A Florida man is in police custody after he attacked and severely injured his 10-year-old daughter and her teenage sister with a machete in South Florida on Friday morning, police said. more


City shuts down part of a park due to annual snake orgy

It's mating season for the Florida water snakes, according to the city of Lakeland. more


Florida man confesses to killing wife and children

Anthony Todt has been arrested in Celebration, Florida, on suspicion of killing his wife and three children -- deaths that were discovered only when federal agents tried to arrest him in a separate investigation linked to his activities in Connecticut, author… more


Man arrested outside White House after threatening to assassinate the President

Police arrested a Brandon, Florida, man outside the White House on Saturday after he threatened to assassinate President Donald Trump. more


Pivotal moment for Tallahassee civil rights history

CNN's Johnita Due shows us around Tallahassee, Florida, where you can see how the actions of civil rights activists, including Due's parents, contributed to the national movement. more


In photos: See the best shots from the 2020 Super Bowl

The NFL's 100th season wraps up tonight with Super Bowl LIV. The Kansas City Chiefs are taking on the San Francisco 49ers in Miami Gardens, Florida. more


Trump spiritual adviser defends 'satanic pregnancies' prayer

Trump spiritual adviser and White House staff member Paula White is defending her recent prayer at her church in Florida that "satanic pregnancies" be miscarried. more


Happy 43rd birthday to the oldest male black rhino in the US

Happy birthday, Toshi! An endangered rhino at a Miami, Florida, zoo turned 43 and is now the oldest male black rhino in the United States. more


It's been 2 years since the deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida

On February 14, 2018, a 19-year-old gunman walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and opened fire, killing 17 students and faculty members. more


Pilot charged after allegedly writing racist graffiti on bathroom wall

A commercial pilot has been charged with criminal mischief after allegedly writing racist and pro-Trump graffiti at the Tallahassee, Florida, airport, court documents show. more


Neighbors suing over home's makeover

An extreme home paint job has some neighbors in a Naples, Florida, so concerned they are filing a lawsuit against the person they believe is responsible. more


Police frantically search for a missing newborn after his father and 3 women are found dead in Florida

A relative called police to a Florida home after finding three women shot dead and a one-week-old baby missing this week, authorities said. more


Father reunited with his toddler after he saw her get abducted from their driveway

Three-year-old Madeline Mejia was back in her father's arms Monday night after she was abducted from their Florida home earlier in the day, authorities said. more


Singer-songwriter David Olney dies on stage at age 71

Americana singer and songwriter David Olney, whose music was recorded by Linda Ronstadt, Steve Young, Emmylou Harris and others, died of an apparent heart attack while performing on stage in Florida Saturday, according to a statement on his website. He was 71. more


Parkland dad: Trump told brutal, vicious lie

Fred Guttenberg, the father of a victim in the 2018 mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, tells CNN's Brianna Keilar about what caused the outburst during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address that resulted in him being escorted out of the… more


A homeless veteran with no known family was treated to a burial with full honors in Florida

He was known around town as the friendly homeless man who would happily chat about anything -- the weather, sports or whatever passersby wanted to talk about. But when John Meade died in St. Augustine, Florida, late last year, police realized he had rarely ta… more


Donald Trump and Melania Trump scheduled to take lap at Daytona 500, sources confirm

Viewers should expect to see more than race cars on the Daytona 500 track today. A portion of the presidential motorcade, including President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will be taking a lap around the Daytona 500 speedway before the start of th… more


Female lawmakers wear white to continue SOTU tradition

Many female Democratic lawmakers arrived at Tuesday's State of the Union address dressed in white to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women first having the right to vote. more


Antonio Brown has turned himself in after warrant issued for his arrest

Former NFL player Antonio Brown has surrendered to the Broward County Jail just one day after a warrant was issued for his arrest, according to CNN affiliate WFOR. more


Ivanka Trump says this legislation will economically empower women

Ivanka Trump on Wednesday commemorated the first anniversary of her signature policy, the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, with the unveiling of bipartisan legislation to support her efforts. However, the initiative drew criticism from ad… more