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Google Earth Leads to Remains of Missing Florida Man in Lake

WELLINGTON, Fla. — It took 22 years, but a missing man's remains were finally found thanks to someone who zoomed in on his former Florida neighborhood with Google satellite images and noticed a car submerged in a lake, authorities said. The skeletal remains were of William Moldt, who went missing...

A Re-Energized Hurricane Dorian Rakes the Southeast US Coast

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Hurricane Dorian raked the Carolina coast with howling, window-rattling winds and sideways rain Thursday, spinning off tornadoes and knocking out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses as it pushed northward toward the dangerously exposed Outer Banks. Leaving at least 20 people dead in its wake...

'Catastrophic' Hurricane Dorian Parks Over the Bahamas

FREEPORT, Bahamas — Practically parking over the Bahamas for a day and a half, Hurricane Dorian pounded away at the islands Tuesday in a watery onslaught that devastated thousands of homes, trapped people in attics and crippled hospitals. At least five deaths were reported, with the full extent of the...

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein Charged with Molesting Dozens of Girls

NEW YORK — In a startling reversal of fortune, billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged Monday with sexually abusing dozens of underage girls in a case brought more than a decade after he secretly cut a deal with federal prosecutors to dispose of nearly identical allegations. The 66-year-old hedge fund...

Ex-Officer Sentenced to 25 Years in Black Motorist's Killing

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A former Florida police officer received a 25-year prison sentence Thursday for the fatal on-duty shooting of a black musician whose SUV had broken down after a late-night concert. Fired Palm Beach Gardens officer Nouman Raja was the first Florida law enforcement agent in nearly...

Colorado Dog Reunited With Florida Family After 2017 Theft

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla. — A dog found abandoned in Colorado has been returned to its family, nearly two years after it was stolen in Florida as a puppy. Animal charity organization Wings of Rescue says the German Shepherd named Cedar was covered with snow in a rural Colorado ditch, apparently...

NFL Aims to Handle Kraft Case Like Any Other Conduct Matter

NEW YORK — The NFL says it will handle the sex solicitation case involving New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft as it would any other issue under the league's conduct policy. The 77-year-old owner has been charged with soliciting a prostitute in Florida as part of a crackdown on sex...

One Year Later, Parkland Shooting Disrupts School Life

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — Some students have difficulty trusting classmates outside their circle. Parents say interactions with school staff are more impersonal. Teachers worry that added security detracts from learning. The Parkland massacre a year ago upended school life across Florida. In the year since a gunman fatally shot 14 students...

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