Fort Myers, Fla. - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are considering bills to ban the killing of tiger and certain hammerhead sharks off the states coast. The agenc..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Among McGregor's perfectly-lined palms rests a not-so-natural new neighbor. "It would have been an eyesore, for sure. A lot of pain for everyone here on Sandra Dr..
Prior to 2009, students eligible for college graduation had to meet minimum requirements in basic reading, writing and math.. or take a state test. "At one time it was very importa..
EAST NAPLES, Fla. - Bicyclists sharing a Collier County road are about to get a whole lot safe. The Bayshore Community Redevelopment Agency is funding a project to paint bike lakes..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-- A recently released study commissioned by Lee Memorial Health System shows 29% of Lee County residents are obese. That is up from 23% in 2007, when the heal..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Music to the ears of fireworks fans from Florida's Agriculture Commissioner. There will be no state-wide ban on fireworks this 4th of July weekend. Up until ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida State trainer responsible for the daily care of two national champion football teams is retiring. The school announced Wednesday that Randy Ora..
REHOBOTH, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police have charged a Maryland woman with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs after a Florida man died when her car hit his moped i..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida firefighters are still battling more than 200 wildfires, despite rainfall over much of the state. Most of the fires are burning in north Florida. T..
MIAMI (AP) - Law enforcement officers in South Florida are sending a message to state legislators: Support funding for early education to help reduce crime. Miami-Dade Police Direc..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The husband of a former Broward County commissioner has been sentenced to 10 months in federal prison for income tax evasion. U.S. District Judge Willi..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A U.S. Senate committee is planning a hearing in the Florida Panhandle about recovery from the massive 2010 BP oil spill. The Senate announced Wednesday that..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two related financial firms based in St. Petersburg have agreed to buy back $300 million in auction rate securities from investors in a settlement with sta..
NAPLES, Fla.- Police are investigating a automobile theft involving Ambassador Auto Sales of Naples that took place on Tuesday. At 5:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Officer Kyle Bradshaw..
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) - Tim McBride's first night of smuggling pot in 1980 netted him $5,000 in cash. "Rookie pay," he said. He picked up another five grand the next night. "This is ou..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge has issued a final judgment banning enforcement of a part of Florida's public campaign financing law challenged by Gov. Rick Scott. U.S. Di..
WEST MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials are warning dog owners to keep pets away from canals or other bodies of water after alligators attacked two dogs in central Florida. ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.-Four teens were arrested and charged with Loitering and Prowling after "car hopping" in Cape Coral on Tuesday. Cape Coral Police responded to a report of a suspici..
More than 1,100 people took a TripAdvisor poll and of that group, 74 percent felt that pool and beachgoers violate some form of etiquette. It turns out travelers think Miami Beach ..
A memorial service will be held today on the FGCU library lawn for a student who drowned. Joel Johnson drowned last week while swimming with friends in the campus lake. ..