'It just doesn't make sense': Gamers baffled by shootings

'It just doesn't make sense': Gamers who survived shooting can't believe tournament led to bloodshed
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'The water kept rising': Residents overwhelmed by flooding

A combination of heavy rains from Florence and a high tide has caused massive flooding in a historic North Carolina city near the North Carolina coast
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'Uninvited brute': 3 dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence's top winds make it just a Category 1 storm _ but its biggest threat comes from heavy rainfall
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'Uninvited brute': 4 dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas

Four deaths have been blamed on Hurricane Florence as the storm pushes its way across the Carolinas with heavy rain and the potential for epic flooding
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'Uninvited brute': Hurricane Florence pounds the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence has lumbered ashore in North Carolina with howling 90 mph winds and terrifying storm surge, ripping apart buildings and knocking out power to a half-million homes and businesses
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1 dead in shooting after Florida high school football game

One person is dead and two others injured after a shooting outside a Florida high school football game
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1 dead, 2 hospitalized after ingesting unknown drug

One man is dead and two people are hospitalized after overdosing on an unknown drug before a concert at the Britt Music & Arts Festival in Jacksonville
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2 children killed in north Florida home fire

Firefighters in north Florida found the bodies of two children while putting out a fast-moving mobile-home fire
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2 get life sentences for fatal drive-by that killed toddler

Two Florida teens have been sentenced to life in prison for a drive-by shooting that left a toddler dead
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2 men arrested for death of girl hit by stray bullet

Authorities say two men were arrested for the death of a 7-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while inside a parked car outside a shopping plaza in north Florida
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2 snakes of threatened US species hatch at Florida zoo

A Florida zoo celebrated World Snake Day by announcing the hatching of two members of a threatened snake species
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2 toddlers fall into ponds near Florida homes, die

Officials say two Florida toddlers have fallen into ponds near their homes and died.
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2 women take over as US attorneys for Florida districts

Two women have taken over as new U.S. attorneys to oversee federal cases in districts covering much of the state of Florida
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2nd Florida university cuts ties with Confucius Institute

University of North Florida announces it is cutting ties with a Chinese government-supported language and culture institute
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3rd suspect arrested in death of girl hit by stray bullet

A third suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of a 7-year-old Florida girl
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4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

Four deaths have been blamed on Hurricane Florence as the storm pushes its way across the Carolinas with heavy rain and the potential for epic flooding
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4th teenager arrested in fatal Arkansas skate park shooting

A fourth teenager has been arrested on a murder warrant in the fatal shooting of a man at a skate park in North Little Rock
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5 Democrats for Florida governor to meet at town hall

The five major Democratic candidates for Florida governor will be appearing side-by-side for possibly the last time before the Aug. 28 primary
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5th suspect arrested in shooting that killed Florida girl, 7

Authorities have arrested a fifth person suspected in the shooting death of a 7-year-girl who was sitting in a car with her father outside a Florida store
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6 months after tornado, university charts its future course

Six months after a tornado tore through the campus of Jacksonville State University, the school aims to open a new baseball stadium and fitness and wellness center
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A guide to Florida's primary election

Florida voters will select Tuesday the nominees for governor, two Cabinet seats and several congressional seats
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A source says four people are dead in Florida mass shooting, suspect has died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

A source says four people are dead in Florida mass shooting, suspect has died of self-inflicted gunshot wound
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After delays, former Iraqi translator will be US citizen

More than a year after a former interpreter for U.S. military forces in Iraq was pulled out of a U.S. citizenship ceremony without explanation, he's about to be naturalized
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Alabama university grappling with housing after twister

An Alabama university that's grappling with a housing shortage after a tornado is buying mobile homes to provide living space for students
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AP Explains: Madden tournament part of wide esports world

AP Explains: Madden tournament part of wide esports world
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APNewsBreak: Florida schools struggle to meet security rule

Florida reacted to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas massacre by becoming the first state to require police or armed guards at all public schools, but The Associated Press has found it is a mandate many districts are struggling to meet
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APNewsBreak: Shooting suspect had history of mental illness

The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness
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Arkansas man accused of trying to kill US airman in Japan

A federal grand jury in Arkansas has issued a new indictment against a man and his son alleging the father attempted to kill a U.S. airman on a military base in Japan
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Authorities: Deadly force 'only option' in Florida shooting

Florida authorities say a man fatally shot by police had been hospitalized multiple times for psychiatric treatment
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Authorities: Florida girl dies after being attacked by dog

Authorities: Florida girl, 6, dies several days after being bitten by a dog her family was watching while its owners were on vacation
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Authorities: Multiple dead in shooting at Jacksonville mall

Florida authorities are reporting a multiple people dead and "many transported" to hospitals after a mass shooting at a riverfront mall in Jacksonville
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Autopsy: Girl was wrapped in cushion cover, weighed down

An autopsy shows a 3-year-old girl found dead in a North Carolina creek last year was wrapped in a zippered cushion cover and weighed down with a chunk of solid cement
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Boy dies a day after choking at Florida daycare

Officials say a toddler died a day after choking on a toy at a Florida daycare
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Bringing hermit of Goat Island back to life

Writer Tim Gilmore likes to poke around in the stranger corners of Jacksonville's history, so it was almost inevitable that he would one day make it to the Goat Man
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British sailors visit Florida bars during stopover

British sailors flocked into northeast Florida beachside bars and restaurants after a British aircraft carrier docked at a United States naval station
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Carolinas brace for extremely dangerous Hurricane Florence

Florence rapidly intensified into a fearsome Category 3 hurricane on Monday and could strike a direct and dangerous blow to the Carolinas later this week, possibly as a Category 4
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Catlettsburg teen reigning champ of reining horse title

Catlettsburg teen reigning champ of reining horse title
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Ceremony marks completion of memorial to black Marines

A ceremony at a North Carolina military base has marked completion of the next phase of a memorial honoring black Marines
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Charges dropped against officer accused of punching teen

Charges have been dropped against a Florida law enforcement officer arrested for punching a handcuffed teenager in the face
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Clearing skies reveal Florence's wrath in hard-hit counties

The sun is finally shining over parts of the Carolinas, but the clearing skies are only revealing the extent of Florence's wrath
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College fund grows for gay teen who clashed with parents

A former teacher of a gay Florida teen who says he was ostracized for his sexuality has raised more than $120,000 to help the teen afford college
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Competitor: No one deserves to die over playing a videogame

Shooting rampage stuns Florida gaming tournament: 'No one deserves to die over playing a videogame'
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Correction: School Shooting-Florida-Guardians story

Correction: School Shooting-Florida-Guardians story
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County had no plan for 911 outage cause by lightning

A county in South Carolina did not have a plan on how to handle 911 calls after a lightning strike destroyed a router preventing emergency calls from cellphones
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Death toll rises to 7 as Florence pours on the rain

The death toll from Hurricane Florence has risen to seven in North and South Carolina
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Democrats running for governor talk Trump, guns and weed

The five major Democratic candidates for Florida governor will be appearing side-by-side for possibly the last time before the Aug. 28 primary
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DeSantis, Putnam to debate ahead of GOP primary for governor

U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam meet in the second of two debates ahead of Florida's Republican primary for governor
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DeSantis, Putnam trade blows during GOP primary for governor

U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam are trading blows in the second of two debates ahead of Florida's Republican primary for governor
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Dirty water from fire camp dumped into drinking supply

Kitchen and shower water from a wildfire camp in Oregon was mistakenly pumped into the drinking water supply of a nearby park because of an error by a volunteer park worker
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Dog bites Florida girl while her family was pet-sitting

Authorities say a 6-year-old Florida girl was severely bitten by a dog here family was watching while its owners were on vacation
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