CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - An attorney for a condemned inmate is arguing that a jury should again be given the chance to decide if the man should live or die. Oba Ch..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Crime is continuing to decline in Florida. State law enforcement officials on Friday said the number of crimes dropped by 2 percent in th..
MIAMI (AP) - Federal scientists say the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary remains vulnerable to climate change and the actions of people. National Oceanic an..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- This week the Fort Myers Police Department’s Special Investigations Group with the assistance of SWAT and uniformed officers conducted two search warrants. ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A new medical director has taken charge at the Cape Coral fire department and he's raising the bar on what's expected of his medics when they're faced with an eme..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's been about 16 hours since Fort Myers police asked a group of protestors to pack up and leave Centennial Park. Many were even issued citations, but so far, on..
SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives report the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested a North Port man this morning that was wan..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Florida Department of Health (DOH) Charlotte County Health Department is issuing a beach advisory at six of the eight Charlotte County beaches. The beache..
BP is a step closer to being allowed to drill new deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico. The agency that regulates offshore drilling said Friday it has approved a..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The brewing tension between Tampa police and Occupy Wall Street protesters has led to at least six arrests. Tampa police began making arrests F..
ESTERO, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office has called off the search for a man in the area of Belle Lago on Estero Pkwy., in the San Carlos Park area. Deputies were looking for ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate in September improved slightly, but the state still has nearly a million workers looking for jobs. State labo..
Ocala, Fla. (AP) - Court officials in Marion County say a suspected serial rapist will be held without bond. Officials say 37-year-old Michael Alan Frye made his ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate in September improved slightly. State labor officials announced Friday that Florida's rate dropped to 10.6 pe..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida's freshman U.S. senator and rising GOP star Marco Rubio is fighting back against allegations he embellished his family's history by claiming his parents were C..
PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) - Humane Society officials are asking for the public's help as they try to figure out who put two cats in a crate and drowned them. The cat..
MACCLENNY, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials euthanized a black bear that recently went into a north Florida home and helped itself to food and birthday cake. Florid..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Sundowner's Club is known for showing off their skills in Southwest Florida skies. But come November 5th, the group will instead show off their moves on the d..
JAY, Fla. (AP) - Officials at a Florida Panhandle elementary school are rounding up risque 'slap' bracelets that were mistakenly given as prizes for students' fundraising efforts t..
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Centennial Park closed at 10:30 p.m. Thursday but that didn't keep protesters from taking part in Occupy Fort Myers. At 11 p.m, police officers arrived at..