TALLAHASSEE- With signs that flu is increasing earlier than usual in some Florida communities, Florida Department of Health (DOH) officials are urging residents and visitors to tak..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-- With vehicle travel expected to be up 3.2% in Florida this holiday season, it's important you follow the rules of the road. AAA South predicts 4.5 million Florid..
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Two police officers lost their jobs after an internal investigation found they violated department rules by damaging a home while looking for a suspect. ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink has released a study showing a proposal to shield Medicaid doctors from malpractice claims would cost Florida $69 million..
BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A Colorado man who wrote a how-to guide for pedophiles is scheduled for his first appearance in a Florida court. Phillip Greaves of Pueblo, Colo., is charged wi..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Miami woman was arrested for leaving her disabled son unattended at SeaWorld Orlando. Rosa Pou was charged Monday with neglect of a disabled person and resis..
MIAMI (AP) - Federal investigators say a scam tricked Medicare into paying for nearly 10 times more units of an inhaler drug than were available in South Florida. The investigation..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa man at the center of a massive police chase has been sentenced to life in prison for killing one man and wounding another. A Hillsborough County judge se..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov.-elect Rick Scott on Tuesday tapped a retired Army colonel and former congressional candidate to be his chief of staff and announced several other appo..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office reports that an officer shot a suspect during a chase. Police say the officer began following a Chevrolet Monte Carlo wi..
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recognized 66 vehicles as winners of their top safety pick award for the 2011 model year. The aw..
IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Hundreds of jobs could be coming to Southwest Florida. Right now, an ambitious plan is in the works in Immokalee to boost business and hire new people. The jobs a..
Today the Federal Communications Commission voted to adopt "Net Neutrality" rules. If you're an Internet user, you'll want to study up on them. "Right now, I think most people have..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - As we get closer to Christmas, local abuse shelters are filling up. And the stresses that can come with the season translate into a spike in domestic violence. S..
CAPE CORAL, Fla--With Christmas four days away, authorities are warning Southwest Florida residents to protect their homes. Officers say people can become easy targets by leaving e..
Consumers have only a few days to buy a new, energy efficient air conditioning system, get it installed, and qualify for a 1500-dollar federal tax credit. "If you have the resource..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Colin Taschner's birthday list is more like a grocery list. "Cans, and boxes, and juice and applesauce," Colin said Tuesday. The five-year old decided to forgo pr..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Firefighters say the fast actions of two Northeast Cape Coral teens likely saved a neighboring family's home. Daniel Quijada, 17, and his 18-year-old cousin, Laz..
CAPE CORAL, Fla- A Cape Coral community is ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in renovations. The Florida Department of Health says the pool area and hot tubs at Rose..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Deputies have been investigating former financial advisor John Romanoff for two years now. According to court records, he told a number of investors their money w..