LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The man who killed his daughter and grandson will face harsher sentencing. Manuel Rosales will face the death penalty. Prosecuters filed the paperwork on Frida..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Mesac Damas, the Naples man charged with killing his wife and kids, entered court tied to a special chair. He was singing and making outbursts during his sta..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in identifying the person who committed an armed robbery today. On August 13, 2010, at approximately ..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - An illegal immigrant has been convicted of murder for a second time in a 2005 north Florida stabbing. A Duval County jury found 39-year-old Benito Ramirez..
CITRA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a child was apparently attacked by a pitbull in north Florida. The 2-year-old child's mother told authorities that her son was riding his tricycl..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee Co. Commissioner Ray Judah is endorsing a man, running against sitting commissioner Brian Bigelow. It's a rare move in local politics, and some s..
PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa Bay-area teen has pleaded no contest to raping an 89-year-old woman at her Pasco County home. Court records show 16-year-old Carlos Fernandez plead..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP's broken Gulf of Mexico oil well is not yet plugged for good, and work on what's been touted as the permanent solution will need to continue, the federal gove..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Three Jacksonville children bought tickets with baby-sitting money and flew to Nashville on Southwest Airlines - unbeknownst to their parents. Fifteen-yea..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Association of Public Safety Communications Officials-International (APCO) has awarded a Fort Myers Police Explorer with a scholarship. Explorer Captain Aman..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Prominent Hispanic supporters of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill McCollum are decrying his proposed Arizona-style legislation on illegal immigratio..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Animal control officers saw feces caked on the floors and walls at Robert Tracey's home when they walked in two years ago. According to court documents, one of t..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Back to school shoppers got a surprise in St. Petersburg when a small plane made an emergency landing on a public street outside a mall. The single-seat..
MIAMI (AP) - A Haitian girl who had an 18-pound tumor removed by Miami surgeons over five years ago will have to undergo another operation to remove a tumor regrowth. Marlie Casseu..
MIAMI (AP) - Police have set up a perimeter around Opa-locka Executive Airport in search of a robbery suspect. Det. Eddie Rodriguez, of the Hialeah Police Department, says the inci..
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives say they've solved the case of a 36-year-old central Florida woman who disappeared nine years ago. Dion Kaseta, no..
VIRGINA KEY, Fla. (AP) - A new study is trying to determine why some hurricanes rapidly intensify into destructive storms, while others remain weak. Michael Montgomery, a meteorolo..
TRENTON, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida toddler drowned in his family's swimming pool a week before his second birthday. The Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office says Maxwell Spears wa..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Force is strong in Orlando this week. Legions of costumed Star Wars fans began showing up at the Orange County Convention Center on Thursday. The national ..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Institute of Oceanography says 27 research projects have been selected to receive a total of about $10 million from BP PLC to study the impa..