MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a runaway car struck a bus bench in Miami Beach, injuring four people. The driver fled the scene. The accident happened about ..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - It's free-admission day at the Holy Land Experience theme park in south Orlando. The park is open Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Officials sa..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - In flood-prone areas of Fort Myers, so far, it appears to be smooth sailing. For those used to deep puddles with the slightest rain, the drive has been manageabl..
NAPLES, Fla- It was Steve Duzick's weekly tradition to go to services at First Baptist Church in Naples. Now, one week after his death, family and friends gathered at that same chu..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Bill Smith, Sr. passed away Monday. He was well known for his retail electronic stores throughout our area. He will also be remembered for his communi..
Fort Myers Beach, Fla -- Mother Nature puts a stop to a Fort Myers beach project that was supposed to be done last month. The storm system is already making its way to Fort Myers b..
LEE COUNTY, Fla -- Some southwest Floridians are struggling with homelessness and addiction. But now a new program is giving some people hope thanks to the power of exercise. It's ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's minimum wage is going up by 36 cents to $7.67 per hour effective Jan. 1, 2012. The state's new Department of Economic Opportuni..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Dr. Erin Harrel has been named interim Vice President of Academic Affairs at Edison State College. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Harrel’s appointmen..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State economists said growth in Florida's once-exploding Medicaid program is slowing and predicted Monday that Medicaid spending will increase by a relativ..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- It's your money, and two confiscated dogs are costing you more than $16,000 and counting. Collier County and the owners are locked in a dispute over whether o..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's average unemployment tax rate is among the nation's lowest. So are Florida's benefits. A study released Monda..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Monday, at 5:28 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department received information in reference to a male who was lying on the ground and appeared to be deceased behin..
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Dozens of pieces of identification and power of attorney documents have been discovered after a Philadelphia landlord found four mentally disabled adults locked..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Fewer convicts are returning to Florida's prisons after being released. A state Department of Corrections study released Monday shows 30 ..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam has gotten federal approval to take over Florida's school nutrition programs. Putnam announced the ..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Some people in Lee County are lobbying their commissioners to more actively oppose a rock mine, that is planned for Collier County. The residents fear more bi..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The FBI says a mother whose newborn baby was found dead on the Carnival Dream cruise ship has returned to the United States. An FBI sp..
ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Members of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office U.S. Marshal’s Service Fugitive Task Force, went to the Veranda Inn, 2073 S. McCall Road in Englewood, actin..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detective arrested a 17-year-old Cape Coral boy for having sex Sunday evening in a Charlotte Harbor church with an..