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Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:52 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= All Saints 55, Old Plank Christian 0 Alonso 52, Robinson 17 Armwood 41, Wiregrass Ranch 11 Atlantic Community 41, Blanche Ely 13 Auburndale 37, Eau Gallie 23 ...

Maye sorry for DUI arrest, wants to remain with Jets

Oct. 21, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Marcus Maye knew where to go once the news of his DUI arrest from February became public. He went straight to the coach's office, seeking out Robert Saleh to explain what happened and why he kept it from the New York Jets for more than seven...

Higuaín, Makoun score as Inter Miami tops Toronto FC 3-0

Oct. 20, 2021 21:47 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federico Higuaín and Christian Makoun scored to help Inter Miami beat Toronto FC 3-0 on Wednesday night. Nick Marsmann, who allowed four goals in a loss to Columbus on Saturday, had four saves for Miami (10-15-5). ...

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre

Oct. 20, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering 17 people during a rampage at his former high school in Parkland, Florida, leaving a jury to decide whether he will be executed for one of the nation’s deadliest school shootings. ...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Oct. 20, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

Palm Beach Post. October 15, 2021. Editorial: Voters should pick Democrat Sharief in U.S. 20 primary to succeed Hastings Democratic Primary: Barbara Sharief The voters in Florida’s 20th congressional district can take solace in...

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to murder in the 2018 massacre at Parkland, Florida, high school that left 17 dead

Oct. 20, 2021 10:36 AM EDT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to murder in the 2018 massacre at Parkland, Florida, high school that left 17 dead.

Man accused of killing Florida officer held without bond

Oct. 19, 2021 11:44 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday morning ordered an 18-year-old man to be held without bond in the fatal shooting of a South Florida police officer. Judge Tabitha Blackmon also ordered Jason Banegas to undergo a mental health screening at the request of...

Florida school massacre families settle suit with district

Oct. 18, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The families of the 17 people killed in the 2018 Florida high school massacre, most of the wounded and others traumatized have reached a $25 million settlement with the Broward County school district in a lawsuit that had accused it of negligence. ...

Freed murderer charged in Florida with slaying of single mom

Oct. 17, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Police have charged a convicted murderer who was released from prison last year with the slaying of a South Florida woman whose body was found in a canal after being missing for three weeks. Eric Pierson, 54, was charged Saturday with first-degree...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alonso 46, Palm Harbor University 39 Apopka 44, West Port 0 Archbishop Carroll 45, Berean Christian 6 Armwood 19, Bloomingdale 8 Atlantic Coast 34, Ponte Vedra 13 ...