GASPARILLA ISLAND, Fla. - Tests completed on August 26, 2010, indicate that the beach water quality at Gasparilla Island Park - Seagrape Beach on Boca Grande does not meet the crit..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A judge has struck down a 2009 law that loosened Florida's growth management requirements. Chief Circuit Judge Charles Francis, of Tallahassee, on Thursday..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A New Hampshire family who witnessed the death of a SeaWorld trainer by a killer whale is suing the Orlando theme park. Suzanne and Todd Connell filed the laws..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Officials and organizations from Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi are forming a new economic development coalition. Dubbed "Ready 4 Takeoff," the new ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral man is arrested for his role in a triple shooting in North Fort Myers. Three people were shot, but all are recovering. Abraham Dingui is charged wit..
TALLAHASSEE - Florida CFO Alex Sink's Bureau of Unclaimed Property netted over $1.1 million for the second consecutive year at the annual unclaimed property auction held Saturday, ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives arrested two men this afternoon for selling a quantity of Morphine pills in an undercover operat..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - State Rep. Sandy Adams has clinched a narrow victory in her Republican primary and now will try to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. Suzanne Kosmas. The results of t..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Joyce Rogers of Ft. Myers is charged with a first degree felony for defrauding her employer over a four year period totaling more than $100,000. In August 2009, ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office warns residents to be aware of a new scam in the area that caused an 87 year old Charlotte Harbor woman to have $1,..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A poll finds that most people think the United States remains unprepared for handling natural disasters, five years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast..
TOYOTA RECALL: Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it is recalling 1.13 million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks from the 2005-2008 model years because their engines may stall. Th..
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vince Gill will headline a free outdoor concert Sept. 25 in Walton County, Fla., to promote tourism in Florida's northwest Gulf Coast. Dawn Moliterno, execu..
WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced $11.6 million in grants to help disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs) compete for federal highway contract..
MCALPIN, Fla. (AP) - Authorities were investigating after three people were found dead inside a mobile home in north Florida. The three people were found by a woman who went to the..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Public Works Department is pleased to announce the arrival of its first hybrid hydraulic powered vehicle. The truck is a Peterbilt Model 320 equipped with Ea..
BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A sheriff's deputy ran over and killed a bicyclist in central Florida. Authorities say the deputy was heading to central booking in his patrol car Wednesday nig..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida police substation was evacuated after an elderly woman came in with an old grenade. Police say she was cleaning out a late relative's belongi..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Reginald McKinnon will not accept a plea deal. McKinnon is charged in the death of his toddler who died from the heat in March. It's been months since authoritie..
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Danielle is churning across the open Atlantic as it heads toward Bermuda. Danielle's maximum sustained winds Thursday are near 105 mph (165 kph) and addition..