George W. Bush to kick off book fair in Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI(AP) - Former President George W. Bush will kick off this year's international book fair in Miami. Bush is scheduled to speak at the 27th annual Miami Book Fair International,..
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Ky. man dies after motorcycle hits deer in Sarasota

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 67-year-old Kentucky man has died after crashing into a deer with his motorcycle. The Florida Highway Patrol says George Taylor of Harrodsbu..
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At least 20 greyhounds found dead in Panhandle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ERBO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the deaths of at least 20 dogs at a greyhound park in the Panhandle. The Washington County Sheriff's Office arrested the dogs' train..
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Ex-Pakistani leader seeks support in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has reached out to Pakistani expatriates in central Florida in his effort to stage a political comeback. Musharraf ..
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Cops: Home health worker stole from 92-year-old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A home health aide has been arrested for allegedly stealing money from a 92-year-old Brooksville woman. Hernando County sheriff's deputies say the victim s..
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Gays push Jacksonville for anti-discrimination ban

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jacksonville gay rights activists are meeting with business leaders to get their support for a measure that would ban discrimination based on sexual prefe..
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Oops: Alleged Fla. bank robber dropped wallet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) - Investigators say they arrested a Florida Panhandle bank robber after he made a big mistake: he dropped his wallet. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office says 26..
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Two motorcyclists killed in Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Two motorcyclists were killed in Collier County around 2 am Sunday morning. A 38-year-old and 34-year-old from Naples were killed. FHP said alcohol was ..
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Both Gubernatorial candidates campaign in Fort Myers Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Both candidates for Governor are making stops in Fort Myers Monday morning. Only a half our apart, Republican Rick Scott is having breakfast at First Watch Dayti..
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Fort Myers man killed chasing dog on I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SARASOTA, Fla. - According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 28 year old Jason D. Fox was chasing his dog on the interstate when he was hit and killed early Sunday morning. According ..
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One teacher taken to hospital after fight at middle school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Three middle school girls were arrested and taken to juvenile detention after a fight at their school, with hundreds of students watching. Deputies say it happ..
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Fort Myers shooting victim dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla. - At approximately 6 p.m. Saturday night, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shooting that occurred in the 2100 block of South Street. ..
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Church, rallies on tap for governor candidates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Rick Scott and Alex Sink begin the last Sunday of their Florida gubernatorial campaigns courting votes in Baptist churches on opposites sides of the state..
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Meek gets ready to start 24 hours of campaigning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Democratic Senate nominee Kendrick Meek is about to start 24 hours of nonstop campaigning.      Meek will meet with University of South Florid..
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Rubio had doubts he could win Florida Senate race

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Republican Marco Rubio admits even he had doubts last year that he now would be in position to win the Senate race.      He told a group..
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Crist tells audience 'Yes We Can' on Obama agenda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist is employing President Barack Obama's famous "Yes We Can" campaign slogan as he heads toward the finish line in Florida's three-way ..
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NASA hosts 150 Twitter followers at space center

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A group of 150 people who follow NASA on Twitter are headed to the Kennedy Space Center for two days of activities.      The "T..
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Hurricane Tomas weakens to Category 1 storm

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) - Hurricane Tomas weakened slightly as it moved deeper over open waters Sunday after tearing off roofs, downing power lines, and whipping up beach-erodi..
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Shuttle leak repairs good, launch on for Wednesday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA says space shuttle Discovery is finally leak-free and ready to blast off Wednesday.      A pair of gas leaks resulted in b..
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Meek releases 5 am voicemail from opponent Charlie Crist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A new twist in the three-way race for Florida's open U.S. Senate seat. Kendrick Meek's campaign is releasing a voicemail from fellow candidate Charlie Crist...on..
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