CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police are reminding people to secure their homes... Particularly Snowbirds. This past weekend, several seasonal residents reported their homes were b..
MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials say three manatees have stranded themselves on a southwest Florida beach. Officials on Tuesday said two of the manatees look healthy, w..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The question of state funding for Jackson Labs is still up in the air. The state could give the bio-medical research facility $50 million for the first year ..
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A federal judge has issued a worldwide injunction stopping enforcement of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, ending the military's 17-year-old ban on open..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - One of six suspects in a double murder in Bonita Springs will not go to trial. Robert Patrick Downey reached a plea deal with prosecutors. He pleaded guilty..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Department of Children and Families won't appeal to the Supreme court a ruling that the state's gay adoption ban is unconstitutional. Gov. Charlie Cris..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A $197 million deal to turn over nearly 27,000 acres of U.S. Sugar Corp. land to the state in an effort to restore the Everglades is finally done. The ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Attorney General Bill McCollum says he's leaning toward voting for fellow Republican Rick Scott in next month's governor's election despite their acrimonio..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - An electrical fire broke out at Naples Community Hospital in Collier County Tuesday afternoon. Crews say a problem with an electrical box is to blame. Firefi..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Efforts to control the area's mosquito population appear to have inadvertently startled many homeowners in Cape Coral on Saturday night. Lee ..
NEW YORK (AP) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will campaign in Florida this week in support of two state redistricting amendments. Bloomberg is scheduled to appear Friday in Mia..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is lifting the six-month moratorium on deep water oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico imposed after the BP oil spill, officials said Tuesd..
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Gulf coast-area man died after his car struck a deer and then hit a fence and tree. Florida Highway Patrol said the man died after the early Tuesday car ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink says an audit shows some judges bullied a state agency into building what critics are calling a "Taj Mahal" courthouse. S..
COCOA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Most parents believe their newborn is a perfect 10. One central Florida family has the numbers to prove it. Brody DeAngelo was born Oct. 10, 2010, at 10:10..
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head. The Broward County Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened in Deerfield Be..
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A maintenance worker has died in the elevator shaft of a South Beach condo. The incident happened Monday at the Ocean Point Condo. Twenty-nine-year-old Ede..
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Florida man has been electrocuted while setting up setting up a ride at the South Carolina State Fair in Columbia. Multiple media outlets reported 43-year-o..
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Clearwater are investigating an officer involved shooting. Clearwater police responded to a burglary in progress early Tuesday. The officers ..
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Paula has strengthened into a Category 2 storm with top sustained winds of 100 miles per hour (160 kph) off the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. The U.S. Nationa..