TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida labor officials say last month's unemployment rate remains at 10.7 percent for the third straight month. Florida's unemployment r..
LEESBURG, Fla. (AP) - Cheerleaders in a central Florida county are being told to cover up while wearing their uniforms to school. Lake County schools officials sa..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Six state legislators, a former governor and a top aide to Gov. Rick Scott will pick the date for Florida's presidential primary. Scott a..
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Some good news for local kids and their mentors. Big Brothers Big Sisters is returning to Lee and Collier counties. The organization cut back severa..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral council member Bill Deile says he's working on a plan with City Manager Gary King to solve the $2 million shortfall in the police and fire departments..
FT. MYERS, Fla.- A Ft. Myers housing development is going green. Apartments on Broadway are receiving new solar water heaters and other energy efficient upgrades. The apartmen..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Daniel Proctor was booked into the Madison County jail in Alabama on Thursday, September 15th. Proctor is the primary suspect in the investigation of the missing ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Community Cooperative Ministries Incorporated is unveiling a complete transformation in the way it delivers food to the needy. From waiter service to a choi..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Protestors supporting the historic Smallwood store and museum in Chokoloskee have won a small victory. A judge just decided the fate of Mamie street, the road..
MIAMI (AP) - The chancellor of Florida's state university system wants education leaders to consider reforms aimed at increasing the number of students who finish their degree and ..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives continued their investigation Thursday into the death of a man whose badly decomposed body was found Wedn..
IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida panther has been found dead on private land in southwest Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports t..
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida teenager accused of killing his parents with a hammer has been formally charged with two counts of first-degree murder.  ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new report says Florida has the worst invasive reptile and amphibian problem in the world. It was released Thursday, when state officia..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The state and federal governments are bowing out of enforcing any water quality standards for man-made canals, and will no longer order clean-ups of dirty canals...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is forgiving tens of millions in taxes and fines and other money owed to the state from businesses, polluters and even retailers selling Lottery ti..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida judge says that Casey Anthony must pay almost $100,000 in law enforcement costs for investigating the death of her 2-year-old daughter. &..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The next generation of scientists is getting a head-start in Southwest Florida. The Edison & Ford Winter Estates newest education series is aimed at toddlers..
Ignoring direct orders would normally get a soldier or a Marine in big trouble, but for Sergeant Dakota Meyer, following his gut instinct has earned him the Medal of Honor. &n..
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- On Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at approximately 5:20 p.m., a detective with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic s..