Police: Man crashes into police horses in Orlando

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Police say a man rear-ended two mounted volunteers and police horses in downtown Orlando. Authorities say one volunteer suffered non-life-threatening injuries ..
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AP sources: New vehicles may reach 62 mpg by 2025

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is signaling new cars and trucks could be required to reach an average of 62 miles per gallon by 2025. The government on Friday is laying..
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Holiday hiring expected to be up this year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - With the holiday shopping blitz right around the corner, stores are looking to beef up its staff. Major retail chains are expected to add more seasonal help this..
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Charlotte County narcs arrest Deep Creek cocaine, oxycodone & marijuana dealers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives arrested Hasani O. Felix, (aka Sonny or Sani) 33, and Teara Monique Haynes, 25, at their Deep Cr..
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Man shot by arrow while hunting seriously injured

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man injured by an arrow his friend accidentally fired while hunting near Jacksonville was taken to the hospital in serious condition. Th..
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Sixth bicycle fatality in Tampa Bay area

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Police say a bicyclist was killed in a collision involving three cars, making the victim the sixth cyclist to die on Tampa Bay area roads in the past two m..
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'Transformers 3' begins filming in central Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - Filming for the 'Transformers 3' movie has begun in central Florida. The film's crew filmed at the Orlando airport Thursday in locations not accessible to th..
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Martin Co. health dept. issues mosquito alert

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

STUART, Fla. (AP) - Martin County health officials are warning residents to avoid mosquitoes after two farm animals tested positive for the West Nile virus. The health department i..
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Records went missing for case against former mayor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - A report shows that key records were missing in the case against the Port St. Lucie's former mayor accused of depositing $3,800 from campaign funds into..
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2 killed when speeding car hits trees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) - The two people killed when their speeding car struck a pair of trees in Pasco County have not been identified. The Florida Highway Patrol reports the acciden..
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Broward Sheriff's Office to collect medications

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Turn in unused or expired medication to the Broward Sheriff's Office and receive a $5 gift card for CVS pharmacies. The sheriff's office is hosting Frida..
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New sex ed funding ends decade of abstinence-only

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - For the first time in more than a decade, the federal government is funding sex education programs that aren't based solely on abstinence. But they're not just about h..
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Sebelius to address AARP gathering of 25,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is due to speak at a gathering of AARP members in Orlando. Sebelius' address Friday is expected to focus ..
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Remains found in unit rented by missing girl's mother

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Escambia County deputies in the Pensacola area say they haven't identified human remains found in a storage unit rented by the mother of a missing 11-year-ol..
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Crist budget chief to work for Florida Senate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Incoming Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos has hired Gov. Charlie Crist's budget chief as staff director for the Senate Ways and Means Committee. T..
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Bear killed by vehicles near DeLand

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DELAND, Fla. (AP) - Four vehicles hit and killed a black bear near DeLand. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office reports that deputies responded to the area Wednesday night and found..
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Toddler found in pool dies at hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HUDSON, Fla. (AP) - A toddler found in a swimming pool at a Pasco County home earlier this week has died. The sheriff's office reports that Geovani Carrillo, who had just celebrate..
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Police: husband in custody after shooting wife

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A West Palm Beach man is in custody after authorities say he fatally shot his wife. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office reports that the shooting ha..
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Ballplayer's wife who kidnapped baby gets 24 years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Bradenton woman who kidnapped an immigrant couple's baby in Plant City to trick her husband - Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Jose Tabata - into thinking he wa..
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Tampa man charged in toddler's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa man has been charged in the death of his girlfriend's toddler. Police charged 27-year-old Wilfredo Reyes on Thursday with first-degree murder and aggrava..
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