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Florida bride, caterer charged with serving unsuspecting guests marijuana-laced food

Samples of food were collected and later tested positive for THC, according to police report

 

White House denounces Florida GOP over ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill

White House denounces Florida GOP over ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill

 

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks at the opening of a monoclonal antibody site Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Pembroke Pines, Fla. The site at C. B. Smith Park will offer monoclonal antibody treatment sold by Regeneron to people who have tested positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Florida orders school boards to relax mask rules or risk pay

Florida orders school boards to relax mask rules or risk pay

 

Search and rescue team members climb the debris field of the 12-story oceanfront condo, Champlain Towers South along Collins Avenue in Surfside, Fla., on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP)

Search for bodies concludes at Florida condo collapse site

Search for bodies concludes at Florida condo collapse site

Search and rescue team members climb the debris field of the 12-story oceanfront condo, Champlain Towers South along Collins Avenue in Surfside, Fla., on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP)
Members of the media photograph the collapsed and demolished Champlain Towers South condominium building, Tuesday, July 6, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Crews give up hope of finding survivors at collapse site

Crews give up hope of finding survivors at collapse site

Members of the media photograph the collapsed and demolished Champlain Towers South condominium building, Tuesday, July 6, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Rescue workers handle a tarp containing recovered remains at the site of the collapsed Champlain Towers South condo building, Monday, July 5, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. The remaining structure was demolished Sunday, which partially collapsed June 24. Many people remain unaccounted for. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Lynne Sladky

Canadian killed in Miami building collapse, three more Canadians missing

Canadian killed in Miami building collapse, three more Canadians missing

Rescue workers handle a tarp containing recovered remains at the site of the collapsed Champlain Towers South condo building, Monday, July 5, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. The remaining structure was demolished Sunday, which partially collapsed June 24. Many people remain unaccounted for. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Lynne Sladky
Rescue workers handle a tarp containing recovered remains at the site of the collapsed Champlain Towers South condo building, Monday, July 5, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. The remaining structure was demolished Sunday, which partially collapsed June 24. Many people remain unaccounted for. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Searchers at collapse site ‘not seeing anything positive’

Searchers at collapse site ‘not seeing anything positive’

Rescue workers handle a tarp containing recovered remains at the site of the collapsed Champlain Towers South condo building, Monday, July 5, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. The remaining structure was demolished Sunday, which partially collapsed June 24. Many people remain unaccounted for. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Rescue crews work at the site of the collapsed Champlain Towers South condo building after the remaining structure was demolished Sunday, in Surfside, Fla., Monday, July 5, 2021. Many people are unaccounted for in the rubble of the building which partially collapsed June 24. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Demolition widens search at condo site, but storms threaten

Demolition widens search at condo site, but storms threaten

Rescue crews work at the site of the collapsed Champlain Towers South condo building after the remaining structure was demolished Sunday, in Surfside, Fla., Monday, July 5, 2021. Many people are unaccounted for in the rubble of the building which partially collapsed June 24. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
A Coast Guard boat patrols in front of the partially collapsed Champlain Towers South condo building, ahead of a planned visit to the site by President Joe Biden, on Thursday, July 1, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. Rescue efforts at the site of the partially collapsed condominium building were halted Thursday out of concern about the stability of the remaining structure, officials said.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Tally of missing in condo collapse falls to 128 after audit

Tally of missing in condo collapse falls to 128 after audit

A Coast Guard boat patrols in front of the partially collapsed Champlain Towers South condo building, ahead of a planned visit to the site by President Joe Biden, on Thursday, July 1, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. Rescue efforts at the site of the partially collapsed condominium building were halted Thursday out of concern about the stability of the remaining structure, officials said.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
A man prays during a session of evening prayers, known as vespers, dedicated to people impacted by the partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South condo building, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, in Miami Beach, Fla. Church officials said between 18 and 22 of their parishioners were among the scores of people who have been missing since last Thursday's collapse of the oceanfront condominium in adjacent Surfside. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Rescue efforts resume after delay at condo collapse site

Rescue efforts resume after delay at condo collapse site

A man prays during a session of evening prayers, known as vespers, dedicated to people impacted by the partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South condo building, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, in Miami Beach, Fla. Church officials said between 18 and 22 of their parishioners were among the scores of people who have been missing since last Thursday's collapse of the oceanfront condominium in adjacent Surfside. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Crews continue working at the site of the Champlain Towers South condo building collapse in Surfside, Fla., Tuesday, June 29, 2021. The building collapsed early Thursday, trapping over a 150 victims. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald via AP)

6 more bodies pulled from tower rubble in highest daily toll

6 more bodies pulled from tower rubble in highest daily toll

Crews continue working at the site of the Champlain Towers South condo building collapse in Surfside, Fla., Tuesday, June 29, 2021. The building collapsed early Thursday, trapping over a 150 victims. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald via AP)
People gather at a vigil, late Monday, June 28, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. The vigil remembered those that died, are missing and those injured after a residential building collapsed last Thursday. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Florida officials pledge multiple probes into condo collapse

Florida officials pledge multiple probes into condo collapse

People gather at a vigil, late Monday, June 28, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. The vigil remembered those that died, are missing and those injured after a residential building collapsed last Thursday. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
Crews work in the rubble at the Champlain Towers South Condo, Sunday, June 27, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. Many people were still unaccounted for after Thursday's fatal collapse. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Crews spend 5th day atop shaky pile of collapsed concrete

Crews spend 5th day atop shaky pile of collapsed concrete

Crews work in the rubble at the Champlain Towers South Condo, Sunday, June 27, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. Many people were still unaccounted for after Thursday's fatal collapse. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Hundreds evacuated as wildfires rage in Florida Panhandle

Hundreds evacuated as wildfires rage in Florida Panhandle

Hundreds evacuated as wildfires rage in Florida Panhandle

Hundreds evacuated as wildfires rage in Florida Panhandle
Sheriff: Suspect in Florida standoff, gunfire, found dead

Sheriff: Suspect in Florida standoff, gunfire, found dead

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — A man suspected of trading wild bursts of…

  • May 22, 2018
Sheriff: Suspect in Florida standoff, gunfire, found dead
Photo by Selina Kok for The Washington Post.                                The Babcock Ranch Eco-Tours swamp buggy drives past cypress trees.

A Southwest Florida town that really runs on sunshine

Along a dirt road leading into Florida’s past, I stopped to marvel…

  • Feb 8, 2018
Photo by Selina Kok for The Washington Post.                                The Babcock Ranch Eco-Tours swamp buggy drives past cypress trees.

Woman who married at 11 seeks to change Florida marriage law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Sherry Johnson was 11 years old when she was…

  • Oct 24, 2017

Sheriff: Fired worker killed 5, shot self as siren neared

ORLANDO, Fla. — A man who was fired from a Florida awning…

  • Jun 5, 2017