LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Hundreds of students, former students, and parents came to a church in Lee County to pay last respects to Pamela Quintier, the cheer coach at Riverdale High Scho..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Several Florida RV parks and resorts that cater to snowbirds are reporting stronger advance bookings for the upcoming winter season than last year at this time, ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says new security rules are in place banning all cargo from Yemen and Somalia and prohibiting the transport of printe..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials say an Orlando-area nurse has caught the state's longest documented alligator. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation C..
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - One 16-year-old is in custody and another 16-year-old is hospitalized after a stabbing at a central Florida high school. Winter Haven Police Chief Gary He..
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - Are YOU looking for employment? The Nauti Turtle Restaurant & Bar, scheduled to open in December on Fort Myers Beach, is hosting a Career Fair to inter..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives raided a South Punta Gorda Heights home, arrested nine on 32 charges, and seized 132 marijuana p..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a female found floating in a Cape Coral canal on Sunday. Sharon Rose Rogers (DOB: 08/12/1960) was disc..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a shooting incident at 2 a.m. last Saturday at Coyote’s Bar & Grill in School House..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A new series of fresh foreclosures have hit Fort Myers, giving more prospective area home buyers the opportunity to purchase a new dream home. The auction i..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has turned down the first preliminary challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The decision Monday to reject an appeal from a..
THONOTOSASSA, Fla. (AP) - Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies say a 17-month old boy was hit and killed by a neighbor's car. The accident happened Monday morning. Officials say ..
KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A Minnesota carpenter has arrived in the Florida Keys, completing a 4,000-mile cross-county run. Forty-five-year-old Steve Knowlton left Seattle on July 30, ..
MIAMI (AP) - The head of South Florida's Catholic community is home after helping open Cuba's first seminary in a half-century. Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski returned home Saturda..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida teen is accused of killing his playmate. The 17-year-old boy from Deerfield Beach is charged with manslaughter with a firearm, tamperin..
HUDSON, Fla. (AP) - An out-of-control Jeep has killed a Tampa Bay-area child. The Florida Highway Patrol says the incident happened Friday night in Hudson. A child who was part of ..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An Orange County deputy recovering from a near-fatal stabbing is thanking the community for its support. The sheriff's office released a video late Saturday sh..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - An air conditioning technician is being hailed as a hero after saving four Tampa residents from a fire. Authorities say the blaze broke out around 10 a.m. Saturd..
EBRO, Fla. (AP) - Starvation and dehydration have been ruled the causes of death for the 32 greyhounds found at a Panhandle greyhound race track. The necropsy results come a week a..
BILTHO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a 28-year-old who attacked a deputy during a traffic stop near Orlando. The Orange County Sheriff's Office s..