WASHINGTON (AP) - The La Nina climate phenomenon is strengthening, increasing the likelihood an active hurricane season could get even busier. The update from the National Oceanic ..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Punta Gorda Police announces the arrest of Richard Albert Roy, 38, Punta Gorda, on charges of occupied burglary, exposure of sexual organs, and voyeurism. Detec..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Traffic deaths have plummeted across the United States to levels not seen in more than a half century, spurred by technology, more safety-conscious drivers and to..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is exhorting a Florida minister to "listen to those better angels" and call off his plan to engage in a Quran-burning protest this weekend...
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The American Bus Association (ABA) announced today that the Edison Festival of Light held in the Fort Myers River District in February, has been designated as on..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's health care tab will go up - not down - as a result of President Barack Obama's sweeping overhaul. That's the conclusion of a government forecast Thu..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Highway Patrol is reporting 17 traffic deaths across the state over the Labor Day weekend. FHP says out of roughly 1,300 crashes that troopers work..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal officials say they're stepping up plans to release sea turtles that were stranded and rescued during the Gulf oil spill and study how they've been affect..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - It's fitting that the first award in a field where distance doesn't matter has gone to a teacher who works for a school some 500 miles away. Teresa Dove, o..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Fire rescue crews are treating dozens of patients who fell ill due to strong paint fumes inside a central Florida business. Office workers were vomiting and di..
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Palm Beach County deputy has shot and killed a man after a confrontation outside an office plaza. Deputies were called about a suspicious vehicle early..
PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have charged a man with splashing a woman and teenager with acid during an argument in Palm Bay. Palm Bay Fire Rescue officials said 50-year-old F..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tween heartthrobs, the Jonas Brother, left fans brokenhearted after canceling a southwest Florida concert because the venue flooded. Wednesday's concert was canc..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A 19-year-old will spend 50 years in prison for fatally shooting another man during a dispute at a Panhandle mobile home park. Ellis McArthur pleaded no cont..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two South Florida insurance executives have been charged with eight first-degree felony counts each after an extensive fraud investigation. Florida Chief F..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of hitting at least five children with the flat side of a machete is being held in the Palm Beach County Jail on six charges of aggravate..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The 15-year-old Florida boy charged with stomping the head of a teenage girl and nearly killing her has a growing list of supporters on the Facebook so..
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis is planning to be in central Florida attending various events hoping to promote job growth. Solis will tour an employment..
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - A Dade City woman faces animal cruelty charges, four months after dogs were found sick or dead in her backyard. Jail records who that 39-year-old Angel..
LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida woman was charged with driving under the influence after reportedly crashing her car in the parking lot of a Seminole County school. Police..