• CDC sends Florida 950 kits to test for Zika virus antibodies

    SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Federal health officials have sent the state of Florida an additional 950 kits to test for viral antibodies in people who have shown Zika symptoms after traveling to affected countries.

  • This Oct. 12, 2015 photo provided by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission shows an alligator in the kitchen of a Wendy's Restaurant in Loxahatchee, Fla. Florida wildlife officials say that 24-year-old Joshua James threw a 3.5-foot alligator through a fast-food restaurant's drive-thru window in October. He's charged with assault with a deadly weapon. On Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, bail was set at $6,000. (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission via AP)

    Fries with that? Man accused of tossing gator at drive-thru

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon.

  • Tanaka throws off mound after offseason elbow surgery

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, coming back after arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur from his right elbow last October, has thrown off a bullpen mound.

  • In this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 photo, a woman stands in the doorway of then new Historic Colored Entrance at the Lyric Theatre, in Birmingham, Ala. Preservationists had to decide whether to keep reminders of The Lyric’s discarded color line before they unveiled an $11 million restoration of the 102-year-old theater, which had been closed for decades. In this case, they chose to highlight the history, installing a glass door with the etched words “Historic Colored Entrance” in the lobby wall so patrons can peer into the past. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

    What should be done with architecture of white supremacy?

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingham’s segregated Lyric Theatre though a side entrance, marked “COLORED,” that was walled-off from the elegant lobby. He climbed a dimly lit stairwell to watch movies from the steep balcony where black patrons had to sit for generations.

  • This image made available by Flavio Cadegiani shows damage to Royal Caribbean's ship Anthem of the Seas, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing passengers into their cabins overnight. No injuries were reported and only minor damage to some public areas. The ship is turning around and sailing back to its home port in New Jersey. (Flavio Cadegiani via AP)

    US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm

    MIAMI (AP) — Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend.

  • Florida A&M escapes with 96-95 win over Delaware St. in 2OT

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Malcolm Bernard scored 27 and grabbed a career-best 14 rebounds, while freshman Justin Ravenal hit six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points — both season highs — to help Florida A&M snap a three-game skid and beat Delaware State 96-95 in double overtime Monday night.

  • Florida Panthers right wing Jaromir Jagr (68) and Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk (13) battle for the puck in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 in Detroit. Detroit won 3-0. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Pavel Datsyuk scores 2 in 3rd, Red Wings beat Panthers 3-0

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have been competitive this season despite being in the middle of the pack, at best, in scoring.

  • Reality star named Florida’s 1st female football head coach

    MIAMI (AP) — A reality TV star has been hired as the first female high school football head coach in Florida history.

  • Florida's head coach Mike White watches his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 80-61. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

    With road stretch looming, Florida needs to win at home

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s postseason fate probably will be decided on the road.

  • In this May 1, 2015, file photo, Baltimore Orioles' Delmon Young fouls off a pitch during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla. Major League Baseball player Young was arrested after authorities say he choked and threatened a parking attendant at a Miami hotel on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

    MLB player Delmon Young charged with attacking attendant

    MIAMI (AP) — Free agent outfielder Delmon Young was arrested after he choked and threatened a parking attendant at a Miami hotel Sunday night, police said.