MIAMI (AP) - A jury has convicted a Florida man of conspiracy in a scheme to buy hundreds of assault weapons and military gear for shipment to the Middle East. Jurors in Miami deli..
You might file this one under the heading: Sounded like a good idea at the time.A local restaurant has tried and dropped a 4% environmental surcharge, tacked on to every bill..
UPDATE: A 25-year-old man was arrested Thursday in connection with the attempted abduction of a 12-year-old girl in Golden Gate Estates last fall. Travis Michael Morgan, of 170 1st..
MIAMI (AP) - U.S. Marshals have captured a man in Florida who has been on the run from a drug case for 31 years. A Marshals spokesman says 62-year-old Mark Steven Phillips was arre..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio will serve on four committees: Commerce, Science and Transportation; Foreign Relations; Small Business and Entrepreneurship; and the Selec..
PORT CHARLOTTE- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives, assisted by the Street Crimes Unit, raided a Port Charlotte home at 7:05 a.m. this morning and made three arr..
MIAMI (AP) - A 74-year-old woman used a pair of giant scissors to fight off a would-be robber. Police say the incident happened last week. They are warning others of the suspect, w..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The mother of a Florida teen who authorities say was brutally attacked by another student has filed a lawsuit against the Broward County school board. ..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - For many, no single word evokes as much pain. Challenger. A quarter-century later, images of the exploding space shuttle still signify all that can go w..
IRVINE, Calif. - Jan. 27, 2011 - RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its 2010 Year-End Metropolitan Fore..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Yet another blast of winter weather is grounding flights across the northeast, and it's having a trickle down effect locally. At around lunch time, there were ne..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has proposed restoring Florida's Commerce Department to streamline economic development efforts. The new Republican governor announced his ..
The number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits rose sharply last week but the figures were distorted by rare snowstorms that hit the Southeast. The state figures belo..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives, assisted by the Street Crimes Unit, conducted an undercover operation Wednesday and seized 25 grams of Meth..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Five state employees were injured, including one who suffered a broken leg, in an elevator accident at the Department of Education. Officials say the..
ST. CLOUD, Fla. (AP) - A 21-year-old woman is charged with solicitation to commit aggravated battery after police say she hired a "hit man" to maim her ex-boyfriend. It turns out S..
ENGLEWOOD- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies made a routine traffic stop at 1701 Beach Rd., Englewood, for speeding that resulted in two arrests. In the car they found thre..
MIAMI (AP) - A 16-year-old looking to boost his art school application took a bow Thursday for being the one behind the grand piano that mysteriously showed up on a sandbar in Miam..
CAPE CORAL- On January 26 at 7:40 PM, the Cape Coral Police Department’s Narcotics Unit with the assistance of SWAT, Street Crimes Unit and K-9 executed a search warrant at 3..