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Footage from a local NBC News affiliate shows hundreds queueing for unemployment assistance near Miami.

In Florida, hundreds are being forced to break social distancing and line up for unemployment assistance after a website crashed

Local TV news footage shows hundreds breaking lockdown restrictions to queue for unemployment assistance.

Here’s why millions of Americans are struggling to file for unemployment benefits at a time when they’ve never been more generous

Budget cuts, poor staffing, and old technology are key problems hobbling state unemployment systems nationwide.

An airport fire in Florida destroyed over 3,500 rental cars that were stored in a field

The fire at Southwest Florida International Airport spread over 15 acres, destroying over 3,500 rental cars.
President Donald Trump listens to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, at a White House briefing on March 20

Anthony Fauci’s coronavirus approval rating in Florida is almost double Trump’s, according to a new poll

Almost 60% of Florida voters said they don't trust the president to provide reliable information about the pandemic.
"Keep a safe distance," Williams said to the alligator. "He's social distancing! I know that's right. You stay six feet."

Serena Williams had a hilarious encounter with an alligator while walking in her neighborhood: ‘I ain’t trying to go out like that’

"Keep a safe distance," Williams said to the alligator. "He's social distancing! I know that's right. You stay six feet."
The MS Zaandam has docked in Florida's Port Everglades.

Florida authorities clear stranded Holland America ships Zaandam and Rotterdam for arrival in Port Everglades, and the cruise line expects its ‘...

In a statement, Holland America said it expected that disembarkation of passengers would "be completed by tomorrow evening."
"At this point, we are assuming the people who get sick have COVID," Carnival's Chief Maritime Officer said.

I begged my parents not to go on their Holland America cruise — now their ship is stranded at sea

Brian Foran says his parents still feel healthy, despite reports that 233 passengers and workers are ill and 9 are confirmed for COVID-19.

Religious services and gatherings will be still be allowed under Florida’s stay-at-home order

On Monday, police in Tampa arrested an Evangelical pastor for holding crowded church services in defiance of the county's own stay-at-home order.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis orders statewide shutdown after insisting the White House hadn’t advised him to take bold action

Florida has become a center of the coronavirus outbreak in the US as DeSantis has repeatedly rejected calls to issue a statewide stay-at-home order.
Some spring break hot spots canceled spring break 2020, while others kept the party going.

Spring breakers kept hitting the beaches amid the coronavirus pandemic — and now some have tested positive. Here’s how 7 hot spots around ...

The global coronavirus health crisis coincided with spring break 2020, but students from Texas to Cancun were still spring breaking anyway.