RIVERVIEW - Hundreds of students turned out for a sunrise memorial service for a Tampa Bay teen killed in a bull-riding accident. Brooke Ann Coats died Friday after being thrown fr..
CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Police Detectives arrested Andrew Opsahl on multiple felony charges as he was planning to flee the state to avoid capture. A victim came to CCPD to file a po..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Minnesota Twins, in partnership with signature charity Lee Memorial Health System Foundation, paired up to deliver an outstanding afternoon of bowling and fu..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral Parks and Recreation employee has been arrested amid accusations of stealing city funds.Police says Susan Eileen Burns, 47, was taken into custody S..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A helicopter search crew has found the body of a missing Florida boater in the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Coast Guard said 56-year-old Tommie Lipford of L..
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A 2-year-old girl appears to have drowned in her family's swimming pool in Broward County. Authorities say the girl's mother found her in the pool late S..
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Senators from Florida, New York, Rhode Island and West Virginia called on Florida Gov. Rick Scott to enact a program they say would better track the growing tra..
MIAMI (AP) - A Delta plane's engine failed in mid-air over Florida, forcing the flight to make an emergency landing Sunday morning, authorities said. Federal Aviation Administratio..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers streets were flooded with spectators on Saturday night for the 73rd Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade. Event organizers say good weather made for a..
ESTERO, Fla. - More than 200 people packed more than 75,000 fortified meals to benefit people in Southwest Florida and Haiti.The prepackaged meals included macaroni and cheese, as ..
TAMPA, Fla. - For the first time in school history, the Cape Coral High School boys soccer team has won the Class 4A State Soccer Championship. The Seahawks..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A University of Georgia scientist has gone public with video and slides showing how oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. The i..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Back home, and out of work. Dozens of local veterans in search of jobs found direction Saturday at a Fort Myers employment fair held with them in mind. While the..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-- On Saturday, February 19th the Fort Myers Police Department will close the following roads beginning at 5:00 p.m. for the Edison Grand Parade, unless otherwise n..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A University of Georgia scientist has gone public with video and slides showing how oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Huge schools of sharks are being spotted off of South Florida as they migrate north. The blacktip and spinner sharks have been most visible off Palm Be..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The newest roller coaster at Busch Gardens in Tampa will use magnets to propel it from 0-to-60 mph in 4 seconds. The theme park said this week that the Cheetah H..
PORT CHARLOTTE - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives seized $24,261 cash and 4 pounds 11 ounces of marijuana in a convicted felon’s home in Port Charlo..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities searched the home of parents accused of abusing twin 10-year-olds - a girl who was found dead in the back of a pickup truck and a boy who w..
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The administrator of BP's $20 billion Gulf oil spill fund announced new rules Friday on how final payments will be determined in the highly criticized claims ..