Latest Florida Department of Law Enforcement News

Officials: Woman charged with voting in Florida and Alaska

Nov. 04, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida woman was arrested Friday on charges that she voted in Florida and Alaska during the same election cycle over several years. Cheryl Ann Leslie, 55, of Loxahatchee, was charged with two counts of felony fraud, according to Palm Beach County...

Live Updates: Ian's U.S. death toll climbs to 27

Sep. 30, 2022 22:12 PM EDT

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The U.S. death toll from Hurricane Ian has risen to 27 as of Friday night. According to Florida's Medical Examiners Commission, several new deaths were attributable to the storm, including a 62-year-old woman who died...

Live Updates: Hurricane Ian wallops Florida, heads north

Sep. 29, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: SANIBEL, Fla. — The U.S. death toll from Hurricane Ian’s passage has risen to four overall after an official said late Thursday that two people were confirmed dead on a hard-hit barrier island on Florida’s western coast. Dana Souza,...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 28, 2022 14:44 PM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. September 26, 2022. Editorial: Pete Antonacci was the ultimate right-hand man Pete Antonacci was around so long, it was natural to assume he would be there forever. But his long career abruptly ended last Friday when he died of a heart...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 07, 2022 13:22 PM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. August 31, 2022. Editorial: DeSantis’s road show of voter intimidation When Gov. Ron DeSantis brought his campaign of voter intimidation to Fort Lauderdale to hype the arrests of 20 people on voter fraud charges, he called it an...