The Battered Southeast Grapples With Irma’s Aftermath

By JESS BIDGOOD, EMILY COCHRANE and DANA GOLDSTEIN September 12, 2017 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Stressed and exhausted families across the Southeast were assessing the damage from Hurricane Irma on Tuesday, even as flooding from the storm...

Hurricane Irma Live Updates: Storm Gathers Force as It Nears Florida Keys

By THE NEW YORK TIMES September 10, 2017 Hurricane Irma closed in on the Florida Keys early Sunday morning, gaining strength and wielding winds of up to 130 miles an hour, on track for an early-morning landfall after leaving a path of destruction...

Florida Apologizes for ‘Gross Injustices’ to Four Black Men, Decades Later

By JACEY FORTIN April 27, 2017 More than a half-century after a violent, dramatic criminal case in Central Florida earned national attention, the State Senate passed a resolution Thursday apologizing to the families of four black men who were “victims...

Orlando Prosecutor Will No Longer Seek Death Penalty

By FRANCES ROBLES and ALAN BLINDER March 16, 2017 MIAMI — In a startling denunciation of capital punishment in a state with one of the nation’s largest death rows, the new chief prosecutor in Orlando, Fla., said Thursday that her office...