NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. is reopening more federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico for commercial and recreational fishing that had been closed because of the massive oil spill, a ..
MIAMI (AP) - A Taiwanese businessman is facing U.S. prison time for illegal exports of banned missile, drone and other military parts to Iran. Yi-Lan Chen was set for sentencing Fr..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A 17-year-old Tampa student has been arrested for allegedly trying to organize an attack to surpass the country's worst cases of school violence. Austin James Co..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A 29-year-old South Florida woman says she stole someone's identity and rang up $20,000 because she needed to fix defective breast implants. Shatarka N..
MIAMI (AP) - Five men from Honduras have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle 2,500 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a shipment of hay bales. A Coast Guard cutter on patrol ..
SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. (AP) - Police say a body found in a patch of woods in South Daytona is an unidentified man and not a missing 78-year-old woman. Police are still asking for the ..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Gambling cruises are returning to the Jacksonville area. A new venture called Jacks or Better Casino will depart starting in October from the same Mayport..
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Miami Beach restaurant President Barack Obama visited before the Florida primary election has been cited for 26 violations. A state inspector from the ..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is lumping President Barack Obama and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist together while criticizing their positions on abortion. Pa..
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - A convicted killer who had previously been on death row has been sentenced to a third life term for a 1986 double-murder in Brevard County. A judge sentenced..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The Panhandle's largest private landowner on Thursday sued a Houston-based company responsible for the drilling fluids including mud that should have control..
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Port Orange man who slammed his car into a bicyclist then shouted racial slurs at her has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being convicted of..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Pasco County man convicted of shooting bulls with a bow and arrow and using a golf club to blind a baby llama and kill its mother is going back to prison. A Hi..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc. will hire approximately 24 part time employees for two new stores that will open in the fall. The agency will host..
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A house fire is being called suspicious. Flames tearing through an abandoned home along Jackson Avenue in Bonita Springs last night.Neighbors say they heard ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The news hasn't looked good this week about the state of the housing market but real estate contributor Denny Grimes says it's not all doom and gloom. Grim..
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Danielle has become a Category 4 storm far out over the Atlantic. Danielle's maximum sustained winds increased Friday to near 135 mph (215 kph) with some add..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The primary elections are over, now those candidate signs lining Collier County streets must come down, otherwise expect to pay a hefty fine. This does ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - One in five Americans admits to drinking and driving within the past year, according to a new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration survey. Those statis..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Maria and Jose Capriles are behind bars tonight after investigators say they set their own house on fire in April. The state fire marshal says it was to collec..