LEE COUNTY, Fla. - According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are more than 24,000 drug-related deaths nationwide each year. Lee County is not immune to this..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The state Ethics Commission has found probable cause of financial disclosure violations by incoming Senate President Mike Haridopolos. The panel announced ..
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - An autopsy is being performed on a body found inside a cardboard drum barrel in the back seat of a car in Palm Beach County. Delray Beach Police spokesman..
LOXAHATCHEE GROVES, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida high school student is hospitalized in serious condition after being hit by a school bus. Palm Beach County Sheriff's spokeswoman Te..
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle police officer has been fired after pornographic photos and videos were found on his office computer. According to Panama City Police D..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The University of Florida is restricting student travel to Haiti because of a cholera outbreak in the Caribbean country. In a memo released Sunday, Provost..
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Habitat for Humanity of Lee County is facing a $750,000 bill to gut at least 24 homes built with defective Chinese drywall and relocate the residents. Habit..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida Power & Light employees have found a hole in the steel liner of a nuclear reactor containment building at the Turkey Point plant near Homestead. FPL says t..
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Miami-Dade County hopes a network of buoys will help protect its reefs from anchor damage. The county's year-old "Adopt-a-Buoy" program allows boaters to ..
VIERA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms for fatally shooting his father days after being released from prison in 2008. On Monday, a jury c..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State University is preparing to announce a new research effort into military suicides. Florida State professor Thomas Joiner, who has studied suic..
MIAMI (AP) - A case involving the potential removal of a Florida congressional candidate from the ballot over questions about his financial disclosures is set to go before a judge ..
MIAMI (AP) - A Venezuelan is jailed in the U.S. on charges of attempting to extort $1.5 million from a businessman involved in a securities controversy in Venezuela. Prosecutors sa..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Tax Foundation says Florida again has the nation's fifth best tax climate for business in 2011. The nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that monitors g..
BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - Synthetic marijuana is technically legal, but a central Florida sheriff says he plans to arrest retailers who sell it. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said Tuesd..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Central Florida judge who is the subject of a hearing before a board that investigates judicial misconduct has admitted to violating campaign rules, taking j..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Florida's Gulf coast say they arrested a man who was found to have a 3-year-old in his vehicle after leading deputies on a car chase. Aut..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Stephen Marley, a son of music legend Bob Marley, has offered to post his South Florida home to bond reggae star Buju Banton's out of jail. The Tampa Tribune rep..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A boy is allowed back at school after being expelled last year for bringing a toy gun to school. District officials also said Tuesday that the incident..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is back to normal after part of it was evacuated when an unattended bag was found. An airport spoke..