The Associated Press

Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran said Thursday that he doesn't support a complete ban on child marriage and said the state shouldn't tell some high school sweethearts they shouldn't get married if a pregnancy is involved.

Following a sharply worded partisan debate, the Republican-controlled Florida House on Thursday passed a sweeping education bill that would add yet another private-school voucher program in the state while also making a vast array of changes on everything from school testing to how much money charter schools can receive.

Authorities in Hillsborough County say a man and woman were injured when shots were fired in a Home Depot parking lot in Brandon during an undercover gun buy involving two sheriff's deputies.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is partnering with the South Florida Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce and a private university from the Caribbean island to offer jobs to Hurricane Maria's evacuees.

A Riverview man is in jail for allegedly threatening to kidnap pop singer Lana Del Rey before a concert.

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