Paralyzed patients swim with dolphins in Fla. Keys

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ISLAMORADO, Fla. (AP) - A group of paralyzed rehabilitation patients will swim with dolphins in the Florida Keys as part of their therapeutic program. Thursday's dolphin swim is a ..
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Fla. bank employee, 2 others held in $140k heist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say two West Palm Beach bank robbers who rode their motorcycle right into the lobby during their heist had an "inside man." Or in this case, a w..
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Guadalupe gallop supports end to poverty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - The First Annual Guadalupe Gallop kicks off Saturday, September 18th. It's a 5K Race for education that goes to support the programs of the Guadalupe Center of Im..
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3 skinned gators missing heads found in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Three skinned alligator carcasses missing their heads and tails have been reported washing up on South Florida beaches. The Florida Fish and Wildlife C..
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Woman injured in crash with deputy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - A woman was reportedly injured after crashing into a Broward County deputy's vehicle on Interstate 95. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Quisepe Muril..
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Fla. university panel mulling tuition, fee rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The panel overseeing Florida's 11 public universities may propose changes in tuition and fee rules that could make going to college more expensive. The Bo..
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Oil still washing up on beaches

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Large tar balls are continuing to wash up along Pensacola Beach, even though oil has stopped flowing from BP's blown out Deep water Horizon well. Beach..
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Former FMB city manager married to porn star up for another job

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The former Fort Myers Beach town manager who was fired last year because he married a porn star is now a finalist for the city manager job in Flagler Bea..
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State gets federal money for increasing adoptions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida has gotten more than $5.7 million in federal money for increasing adoptions of children in foster care. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Ser..
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Officer shoots man with knife outside hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa police officer reportedly shot a man wielding a butcher knife outside a hospital. Police say the officer responded to a fight outside St. Joseph's Childr..
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Trooper injured in Tampa crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was injured when a vehicle hit his motorcycle during a traffic stop near Tampa. FHP reports that Trooper James Goethe had pulled..
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Restaurant owner didn't mean to die in fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) - Police believe the owner of a Port Orange restaurant purposefully set the building on fire but didn't mean to die in the blaze. The Biscuits 'N' Gravy rest..
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Pizzeria owner gets 10 years for gun possession

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) - The former owner of a Palm Coast pizzeria accused of attacking customers who complained about their order has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. A Flagle..
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Parole board recommends freedom for fugitive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - A Melbourne woman who escaped from an Ocala prison 35 years ago will be paroled for the charges that landed her in prison, but she still faces a charge for t..
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Grimsley, Aubuchon get 2 top Fla. House positions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Incoming Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon has filled the chamber's two most coveted leadership positions outside of his own. The Winter Park Republican on..
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Court rejects tribe's Everglades bridge challenge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A federal appeals court has rejected an Indian tribe's challenge to a bridge project intended to restore the health of the Everglades in South Florida. A three-judge p..
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Cretul raps Crist request on Fla. stimulus money

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican House Speaker Larry Cretul says Gov. Charlie Crist's request to immediately spend $31.5 million in federal stimulus money for energy conservatio..
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Wife charged after husband kills himself

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CUTLER BAY, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida woman has been charged with manslaughter for allegedly providing the handgun her husband used to kill himself. The Miami-Dade State Attorney..
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LCEC customers can save money with new program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - LCEC customers have a new tool to save on their power bill. The company unveiled energy alerts last month on their web site. Customers who sign up for the progra..
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Parents say no school speed zone around Mariner High puts kids at risk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Parents at a Cape Coral school want to know why their kids are not protected by a school zone speed limit. They say cars are whizzing by students at high speeds,..
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