Man dies after car crash while fleeing police

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEESBURG, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man died after his vehicle crashed into another car while trying to flee authorities. The man died at the scene early Monday in Leesburg. He..
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UF gets $2 million donation for new professorship

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The University of Florida will get a new professorship thanks to an endowment by a UF trustee and his wife. The university said on Monday that Dr. Steven a..
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Fla. slaying suspect involved in earlier homicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida woman suspected in a 25-year-old slaying in Pennsylvania was involved in an earlier homicide. Police arrested 55-year-old Lucinda An..
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Scientists lower Gulf of Mexico's health grade

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Scientists who study the Gulf of Mexico say its ecological health has declined, though not dramatically, since the BP oil spill. In an informal survey for The Associated Press, 75 ..
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Small plane clips sign at South Fla. airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are responding after a small plane apparently clipped a sign and rolled onto the grass from the runway at a South Florida airport. Authorit..
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First aid guidelines released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON, DC - The American Red Cross and American Heart Association today announced changes to guidelines for administering first aid. Among the revisions are updated recom..
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Early voting starts today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Early voting starts across Southwest Florida today. You can cast your ballot Monday through Saturday this week and next at select locations in Lee, Collier and C..
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Fla. man dies in La. accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

AMELIA, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal hit and run accident that claimed the life of a Florida man. The accident happened at 4:16 a.m. Monday on La. Hi..
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Charlotte County man arrested for child molestation found dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives are investigation the death of 46 year old Gregory Angelo Pacheco, Port Charlotte. CCSO receive..
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5-million dollar lottery ticket sold in Estero

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ESTERO, Fla. - There is a new millionaire in Southwest Florida. The Florida lottery says a ticket sold at a Publix in Estero was one of two matching the winning numbers in last nig..
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New treatment for hand condition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dr. Michael Kim discusses a new FDA approved treatment for Dupuytren's.
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Ohio handcuff collector charged with sex crimes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CINCINNATI (AP) - A Cincinnati area man who has claimed to have the world's largest handcuff collection is being held on charges involving sexually oriented material with children...
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Barracuda jumps into kayak, bites woman in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - A woman is hospitalized after being bitten in the chest by a barracuda while kayaking in the Florida Keys. The Coast Guard says the 45-year-old woman and a ma..
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Haiti-bound supplies lost as cargo ship sinks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - A Canadian missionary says a cargo ship that sank in the Bahamas was loaded with medical supplies and relief aid for a Haitian mountain village. The Mystic ca..
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Thousands of Haitians attend Miami church revival

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Thousands of Haitian Catholics are in Miami to observe the spiritual revival of Jericho. For one week, parishioners and visitors at Notre Dame d'Haiti Mission will mak..
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Man dies after being struck by train in north Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAWTEY, Fla. (AP) - A man pushing a bicycle was struck and killed by a train in north Florida. According to Florida Highway Patrol, 19-year-old Jarvis Antoine Brown of Lawtey was s..
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Federal judge hears request on campaign financing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge will hear a libertarian group's request that he block enforcement of Florida's campaign finance law governing political action committees a..
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Fla. girl who fell from Milwaukee ride to go home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - The 13-year-old Florida girl who fell about 100-feet to the ground from an amusement park ride in Milwaukee is finally going home after nearly three months of..
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FBI agents in NJ capture Florida fugitive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

VINELAND, N.J. (AP) - Stopping for coffee at a New Jersey convenience store unexpectedly led four FBI agents to the Florida murder suspect they were seeking. The Atlantic City-base..
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Missing boater's body found in central Fla. lake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have recovered the body of a missing boater in a central Florida lake, but his identity has not yet been released. According to the Semin..
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