ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman whose uncontrollable hiccups brought her worldwide attention is charged in the killing of a 22-year-old man during a robbery.Jennifer Me..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Democratic candidate for Florida chief financial officer plans to bicycle more than 400 miles to confront her opponent because he's "not man enough to ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - New medium- and heavy-duty trucks will have to cut fuel consumption and emissions by 10 to 20 percent under first-ever standards announced by the Obama administra..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - A house fire on Seminole Street in Tice damaged a home, but fortunately no one was injured.The fire broke out about 1 p.m. on Monday. The owner of the home ..
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Office Depot Inc.'s Chairman and CEO Steve Odland is stepping down as the office supplier struggles to turn its business around in the face of tough competi..
CAPE CORAL, Fla - A local hero who was wounded in Afghanistan is honored with his own day.The City of Cape Coral dubbed Friday as Corey Kent day.Private First Class Cory Kent got a..
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - The South Florida city of Hollywood is dimming the lights at the beach to protect sea turtles.The city commission last week passed an ordinance that would re..
LONDON (AP) - BP Chief Executive Bob Dudley has reassured British business leaders that the company has the financial strength to shoulder the costs of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill..
BELIZE CITY (AP) - Tropical Storm Richard has weakened to a tropical depression after battering the tiny Central American country of Belize as a hurricane.Richard's maximum sustain..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery has new seals and is no longer leaking.NASA says now that the repairs are completed, everything is looking good for liftoff next..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The federal government has given Florida another $800 million to build a high-speed rail line between Tampa and Orlando.The grant announced Monday brings total f..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A construction project designed to save countless lives in the Cape gets underway Monday. Sidewalks are being installed along a dangerous stretch of road near a ..
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - A cholera outbreak that already has left 250 people dead and more than 3,000 sickened is at the doorstep of an enormous potential breeding ground: the ..
CHICAGO (AP) - An influential medical group says pediatricians should routinely screen new mothers for depression. Depression isn't just bad for moms: It can also harm their babies..
NEW YORK (AP) - A new survey finds that forecasters have lowered their expectations about the pace of the economic recovery. The economy is still expe..
NAPLES, Fla- The Salvation Army is starting sign ups today for it's Christmas Cheer program in Collier County. The program provides Christmas gifts and food for holiday meals. A li..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Locals at the Rock Bottom Bar in Everglade City have a daily reminder of Wilma's stretch of destruction. Owner Leebo Noble marked the water line in the bathr..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist defends his changing positions on issues by saying as a former college quarterback he knows how to call an audible. By the end of Sund..
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - The Polk County Sheriff's Office says two deputies shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them while responding to a domestic disturbance.Deputies wer..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County inmates helped clean up nearly 23,000 pounds of trash from seven abandoned homeless camps in Port Charlotte."The debris collected in these..