MIAMI (AP) - A Miami woman has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for her role in a $205 million Medicare fraud scam involving mental health centers. Authoritie..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican Rep. Cliff Stearns, a critic of the federal green energy loan program that helped a now bankrupt solar panel manufacturer, supported at least tw..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott told the Florida Chamber of Commerce in Orlando that his agenda of trimming government costs and regulations is working. The ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On Sunday, September 18, 2011, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit teamed up with ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (H..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local company is donating labor and materials to help some needy people in Southwest Florida. Storm Smart is installing hurricane protection at the ..
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Court records show a Florida man who authorities say shot two ministers after killing his wife had pleaded guilty to killing a previous wife. &nbs..
A Cape Coral boy has changed the rules for his birthday this year: he wants cash, instead of gifts, so that he can send care packages to soldiers. 8 year old Jon Lubick came up wit..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies caught a man in the act of burglarizing a home Sunday around 4:45 a.m. at 2448 Crocket St., Port Charlotte. The burglar re..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police are investigating a double homicide. On Friday, September 16, 2011 at 8:43 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a 911 call to a ho..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a 15-year-old boy for Strong Armed Robbery after he punched a 13-year-old boy in the face five times and stole ..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives report they have collected everything they need and will be releasing the site in Port Charlotte where..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A special Florida Senate panel on protecting children is beginning its work. Senate President Mike Haridopolos, a Merritt Island Republic..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A strip club manager and several dancers have been arrested after undercover police found violations of a Tampa ordinance that prevents nudity at places that sel..
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - A man who stormed into a central Florida church and shot and wounded two ministers is set to appear in court. Jeremiah Fogle is charged with..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- Eleven people received mostly minor injuries after a pickup truck and a municipal bus collided in West Palm Beach. The Palm Beach Post repo..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies made a major bust in a string of Best Buy burglaries in South Florida.Three different Best Buy locations have been broken into since..
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Some state legislatures now under Republican control have been tightening voting regimens perceived as beneficial to Democrats - a move that comes as next yea..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Fans of comic books, video games and anime gave back to the community this weekend. Hundreds of people showed up costumes and canned food at the Comics, ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - When you have 50 tons of food to move you need a lot of help. And that's exactly what the Harry Chapin Food Bank received Sunday afternoon. Publix and Lee..
Retired pilot Pete Rock still travels a lot, sometimes on the ground and sometimes in the air. "I have a small airplane and we fly all over the east and southeast in that," said Ro..