(NEW YORK) -- After months of speculation, Florida Rep. Val Demings announced Wednesday morning that she is officially running against Republican incumbent Sen. Marco Rubio for his Senate seat. "Unlike some in Washington, I never tire of standing up for what I believe is right,... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Critics are questioning the constitutionality of Florida's new, first-of-its-kind law that aims to hold social media companies accountable for "de-platforming" political candidates. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the controversial Senate Bill 7072 into law Monday, which imposes fines of $250,000 per day on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tensions are rising between turtle rescue organizations and the Florida Wildlife Commission that oversees their work -- so much so that the unpaid volunteers may soon be banned from helping to save the reptiles. Every year between March and October, multiple species... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- For decades, pythons have been identified as one of the biggest and most concerning invasive species in Florida, having drastically impacted the populations of a number of native species and permanently altering the ecosystem since... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Misinformation and conspiracy theories swirling around the 2020 presidential race are reaching an "alarming" number of Latino voters in Florida through Spanish language social media sites, advocacy groups and elected officials said.
By WILL MCDUFFIE, ABC News(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Seminole County, just north of Orlando and long a stronghold for Florida Republicans, has emerged as a surprising toss-up this fall in a state that recent polling suggests is up for grabs between... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Scientists are flocking to Florida’s Gulf Coast for a glimpse of a mysterious 425-feet-deep "blue hole" on the ocean floor.The glowing mystery hole, about 155 feet below the water’s surface, is... Read More.