ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott's visit to an Orlando-area Walmart to promote the state's back-to-school tax holiday Friday was met with a handful of hecklers and prot..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate is creating a special panel to look at ways to protect children in the wake of the Casey Anthony verdict. Senate Presi..
NAPLES, Fla - Arthrex Inc. is expanding in both Collier and Lee Counties. The company announced a commitment to build a first phase 160,000 sq ft state-of-the-art surgical device f..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon without intent to kill, Possession of a Weapon on School Property and Disr..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives raided a drug trafficker’s home in Port Charlotte Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and made three arrests...
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Joseph Cashin, 30, of Fort Myers, was placed under arrest for two counts of Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer and one count of Obstruction of Justice, as well ..
MIAMI (AP) - South Floridians will get a chance to weigh on the future of their state and congressional districts. But they may find lawmakers short on specifics...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's insurance consumer advocate is forming a working group to focus on skyrocketing premiums for automobile coverage. Robin Westcot..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The number of Florida children being placed in foster care is declining. As a result, so are the numbers of foster children who have been..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An Alabama man has been sentenced to five years and two months in prison after his 10th DUI conviction. Fifty-four-year-old Michael M. Nara..
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a woman called a Monroe County Sheriff's deputy and offered to sell him drugs. Sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin says 39-ye..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A Cape Coral man is behind bars after police make an alarming discovery inside his home. Detectives say 63-year-old Juan Claudio had firearms, drugs, and $30,000 ..
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 45-year-old man and his 11-year-old daughter showed up at a hospital with gunshot wounds. &..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A bank robbery took place at 9:50 a.m. on Friday at the Wells Fargo bank located at 5765 Lee Blvd. in Lehigh Acres. Upon arrival, witnesses told police three bl..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a woman lost three fingers when she tried to wake her boyfriend up with fireworks left over from the Fourth of July. The Gainesville S..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An Alabama man has been sentenced to five years and two months in prison after his 10th DUI conviction. Fifty-four-year-old Michael M. Naramore of Mount..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Families across the country struggle every day to simply put food on the table. A new study finds Florida to be one of highest-ranked states when it comes to foo..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Tests confirm four southwest Florida beaches now have high levels of bacteria. Water advisories are in effect at the Port Charlotte Beach Complex in Charl..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Between 1997 and 2009, the Florida Department of Children and Families investigated 204 deaths of children in Southwest Florida. That's almost 10 elementary scho..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Kristina Wood has lesson and tests like any other student. In her case though, most everything she needs is at the tips of her fingers.She's one of hundreds of L..