FORT MYERS, Fla. - In the coming weeks the Fort Myers Police Department will be giving city middle and high school students “tip” cards reminding them how to anonymousl..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating $4,200 in damages to the Salvation Army Thrift Store at 2735 Tamiami Tr., Port Charlotte, and..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Brian Michael Casey of Fort Myers has been charged with the October 15th murder of Ryan Vanderson. On Friday, October 15, 2010, the Lee County Sheriff's Office r..
TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A mobile home fire in central Florida destroyed the structure and killed two cats. Authorities say ammunition exploded inside the mobile home, forcing firef..
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - Legoland Florida tickets are now available online. Legoland Florida officials on Thursday said the Winter Haven theme park are now on sale at the company'..
MIAMI (AP) - A major Democratic donor wants to disqualify GOP candidate David Rivera from the race for Florida's 25th congressional seat over questions about his income. Attorney W..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A 29-year-old man who stole items from a North Naples retail store and then threatened two store security guards with a knife before leading deputies on a hi..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the killing of a Sudanese refugee with a hammer during a September 2009 robbery. Merlin W..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at a Gulf coast jail. Authorities at the Hillsborough County Jail on Thursday said 37-year-old Kimberly A. H..
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man and his son were rescued off Florida's Atlantic coast after their 25-foot fishing boat capsized. Authorities say the man and tee..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Loranne Ausley is angry that her opponent for chief financial officer refuses to debate her. A former Democratic state representative, Ausley on Thursday c..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - New Florida jury instructions specifically limit jurors' use of cell phones, computers and other electronics. The Florida Supreme Court unanimously approve..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities found a pair of missing swans that were stolen from Lake Eola in central Florida. The mating swans were discovered after a someone tipped off autho..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Edison Collegiate High School in Punta Gorda got its first report card and earned an A grade. Edison Collegiate High easily met the standard for top honors..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Now you can "Think Pink" at the Post Office. It's all part of an effort to "stamp" out breast cancer. The Tice branch post office celebrated breast can..
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Richard has formed in the Caribbean, becoming the 17th named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. Richard's maximum sustained winds Thursday are near..
MIAMI (AP) - Federal authorities indicted the largest chain of community mental health center in the country. Court documents allege the Miami-based company billed Medicare $200 mi..
MIAMI (AP) - A U.S. senator is asking federal officials to investigate after reviewing data that shows doctors across the country prescribing alarmingly high rates of powerful high..
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle man has been convicted of murdering his wife and dumping her body in his car trunk. Prosecutors said Michael Parker carefully planned the killi..
MIAMI (AP) - Police have arrested 14 men they say are associated with rival Miami gangs and sold weapons to undercover police. Authorities also confiscated 31 guns during the month..