LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Lee County man convicted in the murder of three men was in court Monday and sentenced to three life terms. Loubert Jules killed three men in a drug turf w..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - An ex-lawyer convicted of running a huge Ponzi scheme in South Florida has been ordered to pay $363 million in restitution to victims. U.S. District Ju..
GULF OF MEXICO - BP PLC says high seas on the Gulf of Mexico have delayed operations to raise the piece of equipment from the seabed that failed to prevent the massive oil spill. T..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida's Department of Transportation is seeking more federal funding to boost high-speed rail and regular passenger train service. In January, President Barack Obama..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Certiport (www.certiport.com), the leading certification solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, presented its Teacher of the Year award..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Earlier this month, the staff at Dr. Carrie D. Robinson Littleton Elementary was notified that they were awarded a grant for $6,590 to support service learning w..
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Earl has become a major hurricane in the Caribbean, reaching Category 3 status with maximum sustained winds near 120 mph (195 kph). Also, a new hurricane war..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office arrested two drug traffickers in two separate cases over the past weekend. Arrested for trafficking were David ..
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Southern governors meeting in Hoover, Ala., are focusing on recovery in the Gulf of Mexico and energy security. Two officials from the Obama administration, sen..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Delta flight going from Miami to New York landed safely at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport instead because it failed to achieve a..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Slightly more than one in five eligible Florida voters participated in the primary election. The Secretary of State's office said Monday turnout for the Au..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - With the 5-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina fresh in the minds of Americans, the Lee County Red Cross would like to remind Southwest Floridians of the..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - It wasn't too long ago that Florida was desperate to save the black bear. The species lost so much habitat and became so heavily hunted in the 1950s th..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A strange upwelling of cold water this summer has caused serious damage to some South Florida coral reefs. It's not uncommon for cold weather to harm c..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Five South Florida horses may be out of a job as Broward County authorities scrounge every avenue to save money. Mary Muffin, Star, Candy, Missy and Ho..
AVENTURA, Fla. (AP) - About a dozen teenagers have been arrested in a South Florida mall melee that prompted the response of at least five different police departments. Authorities..
MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has returned to Cuba 25 migrants found floating off Florida shores. The migrants were interdicted at sea in three separate incidents last week. Th..
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Three divers needed rescue in the Florida Keys after their boat's anchor came loose and the vessel drifted away with three children on board. The Coast Guard ..
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - An autopsy is planned for a Georgia man who died while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida Panhandle. Panama City Beach police say 26-year..
POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 22-year-old Disney World employee has been arrested on charges of child pornography. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says Timothy Wayne Ha..