WASHINGTON (AP) - Oil giant BP says it has spent more than $5 million a week on advertising since the Gulf Coast oil spill - more than three times the amount it spent on ads during..
Tropical Depression 9 forms in Atlantic. It is 3,000 miles away from U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of illegal immigrants in the U.S. has dropped for the first time in 20 years as substantially fewer undocumented workers from Mexico, Latin America and..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 16-guns from city streets ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Major banks are agreeing to give local governments and nonprofit groups the ability to buy foreclosed homes before they are sold to private investors. The Obama a..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to buy land in Tallahassee and central Florida to build two national cemeteries. VA officials said Wednesday ..
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Eight animals have died after they were left inside a central Florida pet store without water and electricity. Authorities have rescued dozens of surviving an..
MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade police officers have rescued an 81-year-old blind man and his wife, who is also blind and uses a wheelchair, from their burning home. Officer Elizabeth Sold..
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - An argument between two southwest Florida cousins over a missing necklace has ended in gunfire. Terry Davis and his cousin Nathaniel Gooden argued over the ..
LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) - Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies are looking for the mother of a female fetus mysteriously found on a South Florida beach. Authorities say they're conce..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two male Oriental fruit flies have been found in a trap in the Pinellas County community of Safety Harbor. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Charles Bronson..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - In normal years, Wednesday would mark the start of snook fishing season in the warm waters off south Florida. But a major January freeze prompted state wildl..
SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. (AP) - A reward has been increased for information about the disappearance of a 78-year-old South Daytona woman and the discovery of a body across the street fr..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics arrested Esteban Burgos, 42, Port Charlotte, after he was released from a hospital for swallowing 10 Oxycodone p..
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida judge has been publicly reprimanded by the Florida Supreme Court for his treatment of the defendants, plaintiffs and lawyers who went before ..
MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida doctor, a clinic owner and five nurses could be headed to prison after pleading guilty in a $37 million Medicare fraud scheme. Dr. Fred Dweck admitted ..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Detectives are investigating how a bag of dynamite was discovered on the side of a Pinellas County road. Officials say Ronald Knous found the dynamite i..
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A New York man was arrested after security officers at Daytona Beach International Airport reported finding a handgun in his carry-on luggage. The Volusi..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A federal appeals court says the city of Orlando can't enforce its ban on groups feeding the homeless in public parks, for the time being. The 11th U.S. Circui..
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A man has been convicted of killing an elderly Hernando County couple during a 2006 robbery. A Hernando County jury convicted 35-year-old Robert Jardin Tue..