Deal reached on Madoff's Palm Beach house

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The waterfront Palm Beach house formerly owned by convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff is under contract to be sold after more than a year on the market. ..
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Off-duty detective arrests sex offender at Publix

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) - The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says an off-duty detective arrested a wanted sex offender after spotting him while shopping at a Publix supermarket. Detec..
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Gannett will expand operations in Fort Myers creating 35 full-time jobs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Lee County’s Economic Development Office, announced today that the county has approved financial incentives for Gannet..
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Paula weakens to a tropical storm as it nears Cuba

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Paula is now a tropical storm as the system hugs Cuba's northern coast and dumps heavy rain on the island. The National Weather Service in Miami said Thursday the stor..
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Ed Secretary Arne Duncan visits Florida schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is in Florida, where he will participate in a panel with Hillsborough County school officials and two of the nation's top un..
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Deliberations expected in NC trooper killing trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) - Jurors are expected to begin deliberating the guilt or innocence of a Florida man accused of murder in the death of a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper kill..
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Man shot after allegedly burglarizing Fla. bakery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man has been critically injured after being shot outside a central Florida bakery. Police were called to the Wonder Hostess bakery outlet in..
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3 teens in custody after allegedly hitting officer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) - Three teens were taken into custody after allegedly striking a Boca Raton police officer with a car. The Broward County Sheriff's Office says a 15-year-ol..
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Grandma's ashes accidentally sold in yard sale

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle yard sale shopper's potted violet contained a touch of Grandma Marge. Piper Gaffrey, of Fort Walton Beach, told the Northwest Florida Dai..
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AP Enterprise: BP stations consider other brands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oil has stopped spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, but BP remains unusually vulnerable to the prospect of U.S. gas stations defecting to other brands. In interview..
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Ros-Lehtinen to address women business owners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., will headline the 12th annual Latina Style magazine's Business Series. Thursday's event in Miami seeks to help women launch and ..
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410-pound inmate dies in Hernando County Jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Hernando County Jail inmate died after jail staffers found him unresponsive in the medical section of the facility. Officials say 58-year-old Danny Lee T..
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Biketoberfest set to begin

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Biketoberfest is set to roll into Daytona Beach. The popular annual event begins Thursday and runs through Sunday. Biketoberfest draws motorcycle riders ..
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Fla. Senate, governor debates canceled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The League of Women Voters and PBS have called off televised debates in Florida's U.S. Senate and governor's races. The reason: a lack of candidates. The spons..
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Dad who stormed bus could avoid jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A Florida father who stormed onto a school bus and threatened children because his 13-year-old disabled daughter had been bullied has been offered a deal by pr..
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Mobile residents get jolt from Fla. sonic boom

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Mobile residents got a jolt Wednesday morning when a fighter jet flying out of a Florida military base caused a sonic boom. Eglin Air Force Base spokeswoman Ash..
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Stripper, boyfriend get 8 years in fatal robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida stripper and her boyfriend have been sentenced to eight years in prison for a botched robbery that left another suspect dead. As part of a pl..
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Jeb! says Deb! treading on his trade mark

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jeb! says Deb! is treading on his trade mark. A lawyer for former Republican Gov. Jeb Bush has sent Deborah Gianoulis, a candidate for the Florida Senate,..
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Brother, sister involved in shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A brother was left fatally shot and a sister was wounded following an argument between the adult siblings at a Fort Lauderdale retail area. Police say ..
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Jupiter officer charged with DUI

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - A Jupiter police officer was charged with driving under the influence after reportedly driving his marked patrol car onto a curb in the police department parki..
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