Gov. Ron DeSantis shown at Wednesday's news conference. (MATIAS J. OCNER/Miami Herald)

Gov. Ron DeSantis orders non-essential workers to stay home for 30 days

Florida residents will be under a 30-day stay-at-home order starting at midnight, after Gov. Ron DeSantis buckled to public pressure and escalated the state’s COVID-19 response on Wednesday, but it’s not a lockdown by any stretch.  The order still…

110 mph chase ends in jail cell


During a high-speed car chase Tuesday night, a runaway Saturn car reached a speed of 110 miles per hour while traveling the roads of Columbia County in the dark — at one point with the headlights t