CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral Fire Department had a busy night as strong storms swept through the city. Fire units responded to reports of four residential structure fire..
ALVA, FL - Strong winds and heavy rains tore through the Oak Park Village mobile home community last night. Several homes sustained severe damage in the storm. While many residents..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A new study suggests having an abortion does not increase the risk of mental health problems, but having a baby does. The research by Danish scientists is one of..
LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) - A Pasco County deputy faces charges after authorities say he let inmates' girlfriends visit them during a work detail. The sheriff's office reports that 3..
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - The phrase "phone tree" calls to mind a quaint period of communication long before e-mail blasts and reverse 911. But officials with the Bradenton Police Dep..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla - In continuation of Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!, representatives from state and local law enforcement agencies, the Florida Department of Health (DOH)  ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Power & Light Co.'s rates will increase by $1.43 per month for a typical residential customer from March through May and then by another 17 cen..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ford is recalling more than 400,000 Windstar minivans in cold-weather states to fix brackets and mounts which could separate from the vehicle's subframe and could..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Government officials say the colors in the nation's terror alert system will be gone by April 27.The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the ..
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook users who check in to a store or "like" a brand may soon find those actions re-transmitted on their friends' pages as a "Sponsored Story" paid for by adver..
Oil prices rose past $87 a barrel on Wednesday, as investors focused on President Obama's ideas for more jobs and overhaul corporate taxes. Benchmark oil for February delivery rose..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Buyers purchased the fewest new homes last year on records going back 47 years.The Commerce Department says 2010 sales totaled 321,000, down 14 percent from 2009...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A report from three wildlife organizations is urging lawmakers to take steps to protect sea turtles. The National Wildlife Federation, the Sea Turtle C..
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney Wednesday introduced legislation to protect the Everglades and surrounding communities from dangerous, imported snakes like African ro..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - A violent fugitive dodging sentencing for an involuntary manslaughter charge out of North Carolina was taken into custody last night, after an anonymous Crime Sto..
CLEWISTON- High winds were one of the biggest threats last night. Reports of half a dozen mobile homes were damaged in Alva and Clewiston. Residents at the Tropical Mobile Home Par..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Clark Maxwell Jr., the first head of Florida's community college system and a former state legislator, has died at his Palm Coast home. He was 76. The Rev...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Around 4,000 people are expected at a memorial service for two slain St. Petersburg police officers. Sgt. Thomas J. Baitinger and Officer Jeffrey A. Yas..
CLICK HERE FOR SKYTRACKER DOPPLER INTERACTIVE An active tornado watch is in effect for the following counties: Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Highlands and Lee until 12..
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission advises anglers that the recreational harvest of all shallow-water groupers (gag, black, red, yellowfin, scamp, yellowmouth, r..