LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A plane ready to take off from the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport had to return to the gate because of a drunk passenger. The Pinellas County Sh..
MIAMI (AP) - South Florida is seeing a surge in home sales. Realtors reported a 40.5 percent increase in pending home sales in Miami-Dade County last month over the same time last ..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A multimillion dollar musical created in Tampa last year is headed to Broadway. Officials at Tampa's Straz Center for the Performing Arts said Tuesday that "Wond..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Incoming Florida Senate President Mike Haridolopos is leading a three-day bus tour in search of ideas for cutting soaring Medicaid costs. Rep. Dean Cannon,..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is heading to the Kennedy Space Center to meet with workers who are losing their jobs because the space shuttle progr..
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida toddler is brain dead and his father charged with aggravated child abuse and neglect after allegedly punching the child in a "boxing" lesson...
IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a female panther hit by a car in southwest Florida is expected to survive, but three midterm kittens she carried have died. A motorist spotte..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The St. Petersburg man accused of driving while intoxicated and killing a father and his three sons has been taken to jail after his release from the ho..
HUDSON, Fla. (AP) - A Florida church dedicated to feeding the homeless has been destroyed in a fire. Fire rescue crews were called to the Lakeview Baptist Church in Hudson, about 4..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A deputy is under investigation by his own agency. This comes just days after his wife was put behind bars for embezzling. 50-year-old Carol Peabody allegedl..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A new high school in Lee County is going to give students a head start on their college career. Edison Collegiate High School offers the chance for students to..
NEW YORK (AP) - Worried about the stalling economic recovery, Americans remained reluctant to spend at stores in July, especiallyon pricier items like jewelry, though they let go o..
ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - In a significant step toward stopping the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP said Wednesday mud that was forced down its blown-out well was h..
GATEWAY, Fla. - An outpouring of support for a Gateway family after their young son was killed during a boating accident in the keys over the weekend.Michael Duda was just 11 years..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A neighbor rescued a man from a burning apartment in Cape Coral Tuesday afternoon.Firefighters say the fire started in the bedroom of a second floor apartment on..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Communities across the country came together Tuesday night to fight crime with the annual "National Night Out."Events took place in a diverse assortment of neigh..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Residents at Sandhill Gardens Retirement Home in Punta Gorda save up petty cash for shopping or haircuts. But someone stole those small pleasures. “As far..
SAN DIEGO, Cali. - Two Chesapeake Bay retrievers are headed to New York to be on the Letterman Show. On Thursday, they will show off their high-flying feats to the audience. 9-year..
NAPLES, Fla. - Alex Klucik's funeral will be held on Friday and Saturday, August 6th and 7th, in the Ava Maria Oratory. Klucik died in a car accident on Monday. He lost control of ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The funeral for the Michael Duda will be held on Wednesday.Duda died on Friday night after he was thrown off a 17 foot boat in the Florida Keys.A visitation will..