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FAA investigating after it says a flight told to cross a runway where another was starting takeoff

Apr. 19, 2024 16:24 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate after a flight at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport was instructed to cross a runway where another flight was starting its takeoff, the agency said. A JetBlue flight was starting its takeoff roll on...

Changing course, Florida prosecutor suspended by DeSantis to seek reelection

Apr. 16, 2024 11:00 AM EDT

Changing course, a Democratic Florida prosecutor suspended from office by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday he will seek reelection while a court battle continues over his 2022 removal from the post. Andrew Warren had said in January he would not run this year. But that was...

Magic beat Bucks 113-88 to finish fifth in East, will play Cavaliers in first round of playoffs

Apr. 14, 2024 17:52 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Paolo Banchero scored 26 points, Franz Wagner added 25 and Jonathan Isaac headed a shutdown defensive effort in his second start of the season for the Orlando Magic, who secured the No. 5 spot in the Eastern Conference on Sunday with a 113-88 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. ...

Heat never trail on the way to a 125-103 win over Raptors, keeping playoff hope going

Apr. 12, 2024 23:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — When the final whistle blows in Miami on Sunday, the Heat might be in the playoffs. They might also be back in the play-in tournament. As long as they're clicking, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra will like their chances. Nikola Jovic scored 22 points, Jaime...

Celtics become 1st NBA team to shoot no free throws. Boston, Bucks combine for record-low 2 attempts

Apr. 09, 2024 23:49 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics combined for a record-low two free throw attempts Tuesday night, when the Celtics became the first team in NBA history to not shoot one. Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo shot the only two free throws of the game, making one,...

Disney allowed to pause its federal lawsuit against Florida governor as part of settlement deal

Apr. 08, 2024 18:09 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An appellate court on Monday granted Disney’s request for a two-month pause in a federal lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his appointees to Walt Disney World’s governing district after the two sides reached a settlement on separate litigation in state court....

Suspended Orlando commissioner ordered to stay away from woman she's accused of defrauding

Apr. 06, 2024 11:48 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Friday permanently ordered an Orlando city commissioner to stop interacting with a 96-year-old constituent that she is legally accused of defrauding. Circuit Judge Heather Higbee ordered the injunction in a civil case against Regina Hill, who was...

Green sets career highs with 25 points, 13 rebounds as Bulls beat Knicks 108-100

Apr. 06, 2024 00:21 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Javonte Green threw down a dunk so vicious his teammate got a technical for celebrating on the sideline. It was that kind of night for him. Green set career highs with 25 points and 13 rebounds, Ayo Dosunmu scored 24 and the Chicago Bulls beat the New York Knicks...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Apr. 03, 2024 11:29 AM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. April 1, 2024. Editorial: An abortion ban tempered only by the right to vote on it The Florida Supreme Court tore a page from the Florida Constitution and flung it in the faces of the people Monday by effectively banning abortion in...

Morgan becomes 2nd MLS player with 6 goal in March, RBNY ties Orlando 1-1

Mar. 30, 2024 22:41 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Lewis Morgan scored for New York to become just second player in MLS history to score six goals in the month of March as the Red Bulls played Orlando City to a 1-1 tie Saturday night. Morgan buried a penalty kick to give the Red Bulls (3-1-2) 1-0 lead in the...