LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A two year old boy has died after drowning in a lake behind his family's home.The Lee County Sheriff's Office was called the 12000 block of Country Day Circle on..
MIAMI (AP) - Two of Florida's U.S. Senate hopefuls, Gov. Charlie Crist and Congressman Kendrick Meek, on Sunday touted their plans to stimulate the lagging economy. &nbs..
ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - Traffic stops throughout the Florida Keys have turned up caches of shark meat, sailfish and whole lobsters. Police, immigratio..
COCOA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Central Florida officials say rip currents and rough waters caused by hurricanes churning in the Atlantic have claimed the life of one surfer. &..
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Earl has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane as it barrels toward several islands in the eastern Caribbean. Meanwhil..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Incumbent Lee County judge Archie Hayward will remain in office following a recount in a closely contested race.Lee County elections officials say Hayward slight..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The innovative founder and longtime director of the Florida A&M Marching 100 band has died. William P. Foster was 91. Uni..
MIAMI (AP) - A tiger was briefly on the loose at a Miami animal attraction. Authorities say the tiger somehow escaped Saturday morning from its enclos..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - It may be beautiful weather at the beach, but you may need to steer clear of the water in some areas this weekend. The Charlotte County health department&n..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A recount in underway for a Lee County race that was too close to call after Tuesday's elections.Incumbent judge Archie Hayward and former Cape mayor Eric Feicht..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - A decade after 4-year old Pilar Rodriguez first went missing during a vacation to Punta Gorda, Charlotte County investigators finally have someone behind bars. ..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida's Department of Transportation is seeking more federal funding to boost high-speed rail and regular passenger train service. In J..
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Danielle remains far out over the Atlantic, but the Category 2 storm is still expected to bring dangerous rip currents to the U.S. East Coast.Danielle's maxi..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A judge in Orlando has ended former astronaut Lisa Nowak's probation three months early. Nowak had been sentenced in November to ..
EAST NAPLES, Fla. - A woman comes to the rescue of a drowning child at a community pool. Janice Johnson was at the Whistler's Cove pool with her grandson on Thursday, when she hear..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Severe thunderstorms with intense lightning and reports of a possible tornado rocked Cape coral Friday night. According to Cape Coral's Public Information Office..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The problem is prescription pain drugs like Oxycontin and Oxycodone. Law enforcement in Charlotte County says they are being dolled out like candy. Charlot..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Forget the Grinch who stole Christmas. Lee County government could end paid holidays for workers. The money-saving idea is buried in the 126 pa..
LITTLE GASPARILLA ISLAND, Fla. - People living on a Charlotte County barrier island won't have to worry how long it will take for emergency responders to get them to the hospital. ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Homeowners in Cape Coral are concerned about their utility bills. Several people on SW 51st Terrace saw an unusual spike in their water usage. One homeowner's us..