CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 12:54 p.m. this afternoon of a suspicious man outside Peninsula Bank, 2455 Tamiami Tr., Port Cha..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Timothy Tuttle and his accomplice Terry Ragland are each charged with one count of second degree murder, one count of attempted home invasion, and one count of b..
THE SMOKING GUN - While visiting Epcot Center in Florida, a Pennsylvania woman alleges that a Disney employee dressed as Donald Duck grabbed her breast and molested her after she s..
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Two young children were home during a Gulf coast home invasion that resulted in a shootout. Authorities say two men who fled the scene and were later caught..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida appeal court has reversed a pregnant woman's forced hospitalization. The majority in a 2-1 opinion Thursday said the order by a Tallahassee judge..
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Deputies say two pedestrians are seriously injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while trying to cross a street in Bradenton. Fifty-two-year-old..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida education leaders have made their pitch for a portion of the $4.35 billion "Race to the Top" competition to federal reviewers in Washington. Gov. C..
MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say a robbery suspect is dead after being shot by a police officer in Miami. The shooting happened Wednesday at about 8:30 p.m. Police said officers were i..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The largest warship in Great Britain's Royal Navy is making a monthlong stop at the Jacksonville area's Mayport Naval Station. The crew of the HMS Ocean i..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Federal officials have recovered more than $800,000 in back wages for employees of a Florida timeshare company. The U.S. Department of Labor says Orlando-..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Greenpeace is launching a three-month expedition from Florida to research the impacts of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The environmental group is embark..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State economists are meeting to update their estimate of Florida's general revenue for current and future budget years. Thursday's revision is the second o..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Behind in the polls in the Republican governor's contest, Bill McCollum is hoping to make up some ground with a four-day bus tour of parts of north Florid..
SARASOTA, Fla. - Scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota have been studying the aftermath of the oil spill ever since the Deepwater Horizon rig blast. Wednesday night, sev..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Friends of Steve Olive say he was a respected instructor at Edison Sailing Center in Fort Myers for more than two decades. That's why everyone was shocked to hea..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A list of victims of a Ponzi scheme operated by a former Fort Lauderdale attorney will not become public. A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the court ..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An on-duty Orange County deputy was reportedly the victim of a hit-and-run crash. The sheriff's office reports that a teal car backed into a deputy's patrol ca..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - An attempted robbery at a Tampa Walgreens was thwarted when a 69-year-old customer attacked the suspect with his cane. Tampa police say Wednesday's robber had a ..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A car slammed into an Escambia County school bus, sending seven children and the bus driver to the hospital. Half of the car ended up wedged beneath the bus ..
EDGEWATER, Fla. (AP) - A tornado reportedly touched down over water and briefly came onto land in Volusia County but caused little damage. Edgewater fire-rescue officials say the w..