ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson wants to create five business enterprise zones around the country that would give tax breaks to space-related businesses. The Florida Dem..
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A teen has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting a Manatee County high school student. As part of a plea deal, 19-year-old Daniel Floyd W..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives are asking the media and public to help locate a stolen blue Ford van that was taken during a Rotonda (East) home bur..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A former sailing instructor accused of sending racy letters to his young student made an appearance in a Lee County court Monday. Steve Olive was set to work out..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - About 3,000 homes were without power Monday afernoon due to storms. Lee County Electrical Company has currently restored power to about 2,000 homes. As of 4:00..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On Monday, August 23rd, an estimated 80,000 students and 5,000 teachers with the Lee County School District will begin the 2010/11 school year. As a result, our ..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An attorney for Casey Anthony's parents has resigned from representing the Florida couple. Attorney Brad Conway said Monday that he can no longer represent Cin..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Medical Association is protesting the American Medical Association's support for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The state group..
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are looking for the person who fired shots at a Greyhound bus on a major interstate in Broward County. No one was injured in the shooting ..
COCOA, Fla. (AP) - Solar-powered golf carts will soon shuttle shoppers and tourists around a central Florida downtown village. It used to be horse and carriage rides, but by the en..
SOUTH BAY, Fla. (AP) - A father and his two sons are recovering in a hospital from injuries sustained in a crash on U.S. 27 in Palm Beach County that killed a 9-year-old boy. The s..
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Fiveteen men have been arrested in a Polk County sex sting. The sheriff's office said Sunday the men were arrested after they responded to a Craigslist ad pla..
SEMINOLE, Fla. (AP) - A 23-year-old man is accused of killing his mother in Pinellas County. Kevin Kyne was arrested and charged Sunday with first-degree murder. He's being held at..
MIAMI (AP) - Authorities have not yet released the name of the man who died after suffering a severe allergic reaction to food on a cruise ship, forcing passengers to return to the..
ANTHONY, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man has been charged with DUI for driving a lawn mower drunk. Marion County Sheriff's Office spotted Richard Paschen driving the red lawn mow..
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida police officer has shot a man he says charged him while wielding a knife. Davie Police say the officer repeatedly asked the man to drop the knife..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A 17-year-old high school senior was fatally gunned down while playing dice in Tampa 16 years after his father was killed in an eerily similar scenario. Jesse Pa..
MIAMI (AP) - With billions at stake over Gulf oil damage claims and a pending lawsuit over new federal health care laws, the next attorney general Florida voters choose may be thei..
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - The crew of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration survey vessel has rescued a pilot after his plane crashed into the ocean near Key West. The Thom..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Rep. Kevin Ambler is recovering from injuries after a car accident in southwest Florida. Ambler, a Republican who represents Tampa, was making a turn Saturday wh..