COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A 53-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in Charlotte County after he solicited sex from a Collier County Sheriff's Office detective pretending to be a young gi..
VIERA, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man has been convicted of killing a man who had been dating his ex-girlfriend. A Brevard County jury found 23-year-old Keith ..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Casey Anthony won't have to return to Orlando on Thursday to start serving probation for check fraud charges. An assistant in Judge Belvin Pe..
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- There is a precautionary boil water notice for Fort Myers Beach. This effects customers located off Estero Blvd from 6500 Estero to 5700 Estero. Side Street..
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a central Florida teen died at the Indian River County Correctional Institute. The Florida Department of Corrections reports..
ESTERO, Fla.- The brush fire that was burning on a preserve in Estero on West Broadway, on Wednesday has been contained.The fire was approximately four acres. A chopper was b..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is restarting development of tougher water pollution regulations to avoid an impending federal takeover of that responsibility. T..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Flight controllers halted the release of a ham radio satellite outside the International Space Station by a pair of spacewalking astronauts Wednesday be..
TAMPA, Fla.- The Salvation Army of Florida is preparing should Tropical Storm Emily make landfall on Florida. With 42 mobile canteens (kitchen on wheels), two field kitchens, a f..
JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Hundreds gathered in Florida to watch the release of a green sea turtle that overcame massive injuries and underwent innovative treatments. &nbs..
MIAMI (AP) - President Barack Obama has nominated a Cuban-born judge to the federal appeals court in Atlanta. In making the nomination Tuesday, Obama said Adalber..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott donned plastic gloves and packed glazed, sprinkled and chocolate doughnuts into bags early Wednesday morning during his first of many planned "wo..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay-area detectives arrested a man on grand theft charges after he allegedly stole brass rollercoaster parts from Busch Gardens and resold them as scrap me..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay-area sheriff's deputies say they shot two pit bulls, killing one, after one officer was attacked. A resident called authorit..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The head of the Republican National Committee says next year's convention is going to be a bigger event than a Super Bowl. The RNC is holding i..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay-area authorities say one person was injured when a small plane skidded off the runway during takeoff from the Albert Whitted Airport. &nb..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man for stealing 15 empty beer kegs from three Port Charlotte businesses. Road deputies report..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Brian Casey talked for an hour in court about how he wants to represent himself in his upcoming murder trials. And then he changed his mind and asked for a ..
PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- Jim Silberman has a permit to carry a concealed weapon and he uses it. "Used to be I counted on my physical abilities, now I count on a gun to stop the problem..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A new Cape Coral restaurant is helping to take a big bite out of unemployment in Southwest Florida, by putting more than 100 people back to work.A new Sonny's Ba..