TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist says he's still thinking about a pardon for long-dead rocker Jim Morrison, a Florida native who died nearly 40 years ago in a Paris bath..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Some environmentalists in Lee and Collier County, as well as elected officials, are pressuring the South Florida Water Management District to increase the flow o..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Matt Kenseth, 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase contender and 2003 NASCAR Champion, is in Ft. Myers for a preview of NASCAR's series-crowning Ford Championship Weeken..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida woman convicted of driving under the influence in a crash that left another woman dead has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Sasha Pri..
BRADENTON, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) today announced the arrest of Stephanie Bigbee Fleming, 22, of Bradenton, Fla., for her part in attempting to sel..
GIBSONTON, Fla. (AP) - Deputies locked down a high school near Tampa after getting word that students had brought weapons to campus. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said t..
JENSEN BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A missing 300-pound turtle statue has been found in a home along Florida's Atlantic coast. Authorities recovered the statue on Monday. It had been reporte..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested two teens after they broke into a Gardens of Gulf Cove home and stole a handgun, rifle, shotgun and fl..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Congressional Black Caucus says it will allow two recently elected black Republicans to join the group if they ask. The all-Democratic caucus had wavered over..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Governor-elect Rick Scott is sticking to his campaign theme of creating jobs while making his first postelection visit to the Florida Capitol. Scott, a Rep..
CITRA, Fla. (AP) - Family members say a space heater may have sparked a fire that killed five siblings inside their central Florida home. Neighbors heard screaming Monday night and..
LONDON (AP) - Former BP PLC chief Tony Hayward says the company was unprepared for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, forcing it to improvise solutions, and that evaporating credit took..
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy who deputies say accidentally shot and killed his mother is free and living at home with his father. The Naples Daily News reported that the b..
SUGARLOAF KEY, Fla. (AP) - Investigators say it wasn't difficult to find a teenager who broke into the a Florida Keys home because he left a computer in the home logged onto his My..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Memories of hanging, dimpled and pregnant chads are being revived 10 years after helping make George W. Bush president. Chads, those little fragments voter..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of stealing a cell phone may have snapped just enough evidence to help police track him down. St. Petersburg Police say the thief sent pho..
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A Florida father who stormed onto a school bus and threatened children because his 13-year-old disabled daughter had been bullied has accepted a deal that keep..
ST. CLOUD, Fla. (AP) - A bicyclist was reportedly struck by an Osceola County deputy just minutes after the deputy warned him about riding in the dark without lights. The deputy re..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Hillsborough County man has pleaded guilty to two counts of DUI manslaughter for killing two women during a string of drunken driving crashes in Tampa. With Mo..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The parents and estate of a young Florida woman who shot herself after she was interviewed by CNN host Nancy Grace have dismissed a lawsuit against the ..