Law enforcement will be out in full force for the upcoming holiday weekend. Several agencies will looking for dangerous and drunk drivers. The Florida Highway Patrol is incre..
MIAMI (AP) - Fatalities caused by prescription drug abuse arequickly rising in Florida. A new report from the state's medical examiners shows deathsfr..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa police say the man they're seeking inthe fatal shootings of two police officers is also wanted in threeother slayings. Law en..
MIAMI (AP) - A federal program designed to help impoverishedfamilies heat and cool their homes wasted more than $100 millionpaying the electric bills of thousands of applican..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's space shuttle program willkeep going until next year. The space agency made it official Thursday after weeks of hin..
Saturday, July 3rd- Display at Hammond Stadium after Fort Myers Miracle Game. Game time at 7:05Fourth of July Events:- Cape Coral: Red White & Boom, Gates Open 4 p.m., Fi..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A python prohibition, bong ban, horse thievery crackdown and no-limit poker games are included in some of about 140 new laws going on the books Thursday in..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla- Lee County Sheriff's Deputies are still looking for one of the suspects that led them on a high speed chase early Thursday morning. Two people are already in cu..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The search continues for the man accused of killing two Tampa police officers. Hundreds of detectives are hoping to find the shooter and finally bring him to jus..
MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - A Marco Island pharmacy says police are harassing their customers on a daily basis. They say customers get questioned, even searched when they pick up prescrip..
Businesses in downtown Fort Myers, already struggling to survive in many cases, are bracing for another hit: pay cuts and furloughs for government workers who pat..
NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Staff and volunteers at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida said returning a rehabilitated bald eagle to the wild was the most anticipated moment of the past ..
FORT MYERS, Fla - Edison State College is set open a multi-million dollar mock hospital for its nursing students. The 58,000 square foot facility cost $13 million and is fitted wit..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers man catches someone breaking into his truck, but before calling police, he takes a snapshot of the suspect with his cellphone. That picture helped p..
To the casual observer they were a group of kids playing a summertime pickup basketball game outside a Golden Gate apartment complex. To Cpl. Dale Dear and Cpl.Yesenia Pedraza of t..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A former Burger King employee in northFlorida, accused of putting prescription painkillers in twosandwiches he made, was sentenced to five years in state ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - An Interior Department official says thegovernment is expected soon to issue more permits for drilling inshallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico. &n..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A convict accused of fatally shooting twoTampa police officers was released from prison in April even thoughhe had an outstanding arrest warrant. &nbs..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A python prohibition, bong ban, horsethievery crackdown and no-limit poker games are included in some ofabout 140 new laws going on the books Thursday in F..
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Rough seas generated by Hurricane Alexpushed more oil from the massive spill onto Gulf Coast beachesWednesday as cleanup vessels were sidelined by the farawa..