CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Charlotte County Firefighter has been arrested for assaulting a senior citizen. The Fire and EMS Chief said the employee got into a confrontation with an..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron stated this morning, “About a ton of catfish were harvested from our fish farm pond in front of the County Jail..
STUART, Fla. (AP) - Feral hogs are causing havoc in one Treasure Coast community. Residents in the Woodridge community of Stuart say the pigs have been tearing up their yards in se..
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - The Collier County School District in southwest Florida is planning to join a lawsuit challenging penalties for not meeting the state's class size requirements...
NAPLES, Fla. - Another vehicle caught fire in Naples. This time it was a landscape truck. It happened near the Target shopping center on Immokalee Road. North Naples fire responded..
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a 39-year-old man dead. Authorities say the man fired at offic..
CLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio woman says she discovered her husband had married another woman when she found photos of the wedding on Facebook. Forty-one-year-old Lynn France says she h..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. government is set to update its outlook for the Atlantic hurricane season. In May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted tha..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville nurse plans to sue the hospital where she works over the treatment she received for an infection that nearly killed her and caused her to l..
BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in central Florida are searching for a man they say stabbed a friend to death and then drank his blood. Mauricio Mendez Lopez is accused of killing ..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Fort Lauderdale man already accused of running a $40 million Ponzi scheme is facing new charges involving a $12 million bank fraud operation. Federal..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State officials say adoptions of Florida foster children dropped in 2009-10 after two record years. The fiscal year ending June 30 saw 3,368 foster childre..
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - A Tarpon Springs man has been charged with culpable negligence, five months after his 6-year-old old son shot his 3-year-old brother. Police arrested 35-yea..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Hillsborough County woman has pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter for a 2008 crash that left a woman dead and her young daughter seriously injured. Cheryl Maria..
MIAMI (AP) - A historic plan to restore the dying Florida Everglades is getting even smaller. A modified contract between the state and U.S. Sugar Corp. was posted Wednesday. It ca..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A series of public informational meetings has been scheduled that will allow residents to view the new maps, understand how their properties may be aff..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's your money and more homeowners will be required to buy flood insurance because more people now live in flood zones. FEMA just released the flood insuran..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP planned to start pumping cement into its blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, following up on a key development in the effort to kill the wel..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Republican candidates for governor Bill McCollum and Rick Scott are meeting for what likely will be their last face-to-face debate before the Aug. 24 primary. Th..
NAPLES PARK, Fla.- Something goes terribly wrong inside a Naples Park home. The owner's car exploded inside the garage. It happened around 6:30 Wednesday evening on 107th Avenue no..