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3 Florida deputies on leave after suspect shot, killed

Dec. 1, 2020 7:23 PM EST

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Three Florida sheriff's deputies were placed on paid leave Tuesday, a day after authorities fatally shot a wanted suspect who was accused of pointing a gun at them. Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputies tried to pull over the man Monday afternoon, but began chasing the...

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) catches a pass during warm-ups prior to an NFL game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers defeated the Browns 38-7. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Browns' Beckham has surgery to repair torn knee ligament

Nov. 10, 2020 5:49 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had successful surgery Tuesday to repair the torn left knee ligament that ended his season after seven games. The team said Beckham, who injured his knee in the first quarter of an Oct. 25 game at Cincinnati, is “expected to be ready...

Florida man uses hurricane debris, builds giant pirate ship

Oct. 28, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

GULF BREEZE, Fla. (AP) — When Hurricane Sally knocked down his fence and hurled debris across the Florida Panhandle, John Rebolledo didn't just clean up his yard and call it a day. Instead, he gathered up the hurricane's forgotten treasures and spent a month turning it into a life-sized pirate ship. Now...

President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Robeson County Fairgrounds, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Lumberton, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Surging coronavirus colors White House race in closing days

Oct. 25, 2020 12:45 AM EDT

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump assured supporters packed shoulder to shoulder at a trio of rallies Saturday that “we’re rounding the turn” on the coronavirus and mocked challenger Joe Biden for raising alarms about the pandemic, despite surging cases around the country...

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Pensacola International Airport, Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Pensacola, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The Latest: Trump calls 'Borat' star an unfunny 'creep'

Oct. 23, 2020 11:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 11 p.m. President Donald Trump says he thinks Sacha Baron Cohen, the comedian behind the “Borat” films, is “a creep.” Baron Cohen’s new movie, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” shows...

President Donald Trump arrives in the Marine One helicopter at a campaign rally as supporters cheer Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in The Villages, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Trump, Biden scrap on oil, virus with just over a week to go

Oct. 23, 2020 9:49 PM EDT

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump and his allies fought for support in pivotal battleground states Friday after a debate performance that gave new hope to anxious Republicans. Democrat Joe Biden, campaigning close to home, tried to clean up a debate misstep while urging voters to stay focused...

US Navy: 2 onboard training plane killed in Alabama crash

Oct. 23, 2020 9:40 PM EDT

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) — A U.S. Navy training plane that took off from Florida crashed Friday in an Alabama residential neighborhood near the Gulf Coast, killing both people in the plane, authorities said. Zach Harrell, a spokesperson for Commander, Naval Air Forces, said both people in the T-6B Texan II...

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, waves as he walks from Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, early Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Washington. Trump is returning from a debate in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Latest: Trump says he will vote in person

Oct. 23, 2020 1:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 1:30 a.m. President Donald Trump is taking his own advice and plans to vote in person in the presidential election on Saturday in Florida. Trump is heading to his home state Friday for campaign rallies at The Villages and in...

Prosecutors: It's time for ex-congressman to go to prison

Oct. 7, 2020 6:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors urged a judge Wednesday to reject an effort to delay or eliminate a prison sentence for the first member of Congress to endorse Donald Trump for president. Federal prosecutors said in a letter that it’s time for Christopher Collins to report to a Pensacola, Florida,...