MASCOTTE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a central Florida boy helped his pregnant mother fight off a sexual assault by using a broom to swat her attacker. Mascotte police say 55-year-old ..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa congresswoman rallied with seniors to mark the 75th anniversary of Social Security. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor marked the occasion at Fountainview Estates in..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Three people are charged with stealing credit and debit cards from Palm Beach County mailboxes and using them for identity and cash thefts. Federal pro..
MIAMI (AP) - Two men have been convicted in the fatal shooting of a security guard during a robbery at a South Florida mall. A federal jury in Miami found 25-year-old Emmanuel Maxi..
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - A toddler reportedly drowned in a residential pool in South Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office reports that 23-month-old Adielana Martinez's father found h..
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Boca Raton man was killed when his car was hit by a commuter train in Delray Beach. Police say 78-year-old Juan C. Roldan was driving Monday morning whe..
MIAMI (AP) - A Florida Marine was killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Monday that Staff Sgt. Michael A. Bock, 26, of Leesburg, Fla., died Friday while suppor..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville man has pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter in a crash that left a St. John's County deputy dead. Kris E. Caudilla entered his plea Monday. ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida school district is forbidding employees from becoming "friends" with students on online social networking websites. The new guidelines f..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The State Fire Marshal is on the scene of an overnight fire at a home in Lehigh Acres. The fire broke out around 1 a.m. on Terry Avenue South. First..
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Commercial shrimpers out for the first season since BP's disastrous spill indicated their catch was plentiful and free of oil, despite a report by scientists..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Rick Scott's campaign is offering to help after an envelope error sends absentee ballots back to some Lee County voters. Election officials, however, are w..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral family that's been leading the fight against toxic drywall is now tearing it out of their home.Richard and Pat Kampf have been the poster family for..
NAPLES, Fla. - Money and immigration, two of the big topics at Congressman Connie Mack's town hall in Naples Monday night. Nearly 400 attended the event. Arizona's immigration law ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County deputies are punished for drinking while on duty. Back on July 3rd, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard drove up t..
WASHINGTON D.C. - The nation's second-largest office supply retailer has started selling postal products and services.Office Depot's all over the country are offering Priority Mail..
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 ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Crash in the Cape causing heavy traffic.The crash is near Veterans Parkway and Country Club Boulveard.It is a three car pile-up and so far only one person has be..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Deputy will not face driving under the influence charges, but he is still without a job.Todd Brownson was fired after his arrest on July 22.Brownson w..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Last week there was a problem with the absentee ballots being returned to senders. This week voters need to make sure their vote will count.Part of Rick Scott's ..