JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville teen was sentenced to one year probation, 250 hours of community service and ordered to write letters of apology for a 2009 crash that kill..
BONITA SPRINGS- One lane is currently shut down for investigation due to a motorcycle and vehicle crash. The person driving the motorcycle has been transporter by helicopter to a h..
BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - An atheist group is upset over the Polk County Sheriff's recent decision to donate jailhouse basketball equipment to eight churches. Atheists of Florida on Tues..
Two periods of unusually cold weather in 2010 contributed to the number of manatee deaths for the year being more than double the yearly average of the past five years. Biologists ..
FORT MYERS-- On January 4, 2011, at approximately 11:30 am, a detective assigned to the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit was patrolling I-75 in Fort Myers near..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Federal officials will conduct a special survey to determine how this season's cold weather has affected Florida's citrus crop. According to a new..
MIAMI (AP) - A woman will serve five years of probation for the death of her 18-month-old son, who was left unattended in a truck while she worked at a pet store. Elizabeth Cuesta ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Parole Commission has ordered the release from custody of a 27-year-old woman who was born with AIDS and now is dying of cancer. The pane..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Firefighters from several agencies were expected to remain on the scene of a smoldering mulch fire overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday. The fire was first..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Tuesday night Governor Rick Scott partied at the first Inaugural Ball in years. He took to the dance floor with his wife during the lavish celebratio..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you itemize your taxes, and are itching to get a quick return this year from Uncle Sam... you may have to wait longer than you'd like. The IRS is extending th..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The unemployed are desperately searching for help, and when they can't find it in the classifieds, some look to the church. The longer a person is without job, t..
LEE COUNTY, FL - Lee county school district officials started a new program in 2011. One that few believed would ever be necessary. District officials say they will no longer be ab..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- The defense wants to take a closer look at the white car four men were driving in when they allegedly robbed a home and ended up in a Steak N Shake parking lot in..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Florida's new governor has long been a well known businessman. But until last year, Rick Scott's name wasn't one associated with state politics. Scott came..
Posen Construction is facing an investigation after an explosion at one of its work sites in its home state of Michigan. A fire chief there says "massive stupidit..
NAPLES, Fla. - Two girls on Naples Beach are trying to help police find a man they claim was masturbating while he watched them play with a hula hoop. It happened near the beach ac..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican Rick Scott is now Florida's 45th governor, telling Floridians how he plans to bring more jobs to the state. Scott said in prepared remarks Tuesd..
CAPE CORAL, Fla - In Cape Coral there's a plan to build another beach. City leaders want to transform Four Freedoms Park, which is near Cape Coral and Coronado Parkway, into ..
CAPE CORAL, FL- A man is behind bars accused of racking up thousands of dollars in purchases on a woman's debit card without ever laying hands on it. When Holly Copeland-Kennedy re..