Police: Clearwater man tried running over officers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Clearwater man struggled with two officers and then tried to run them over after being stopped for a traffic infraction. Clearwater police..
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Fallen Army medic from Fla. remembered at funeral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) - Family and friends have gathered to remember a 23-year-old Army medic from Plant City who died after serving two months in Afghanistan. Paul O. Cuzzupe died fr..
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Man dies after fall into canal during fishing trip

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man is dead after falling into a canal while fishing. Fifty-seven-year-old Oscar Battle Jr. was fishing in a canal in Lauderhill Saturday mo..
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City gives initial approval for outdoor dog dining

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Residents in one Florida community may soon be able to invite Fido out to dinner. The Palm Beach Gardens city council has given an initial approval ..
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Small plane crashes, flips onto roof; none injured

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) - A small plane crashed during takeoff in South Florida, flipping onto its roof, but the pilot and his passenger both walked away uninjured. The Cessna 15..
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Police: Candidate for Congress robbed at gunpoint

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say Marleine Bastien, an advocate and candidate for Congress, was robbed at gunpoint while waiting to make a campaign appearance at a church in North Miami..
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GOP governor candidates focus on Panhandle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - With time growing short, the Republican candidates for governor are traversing the Florida Panhandle looking for votes. Locked in a tight primary race for ..
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Second inmate accidentally released is apprehended

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have now apprehended two of the three alleged gang members mistakenly released from the Palm Beach County Jail over a paperwork mix up. The..
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Jack Horkheimer, host of 'Star Gazer,' dies at 72

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Jack Horkheimer, creator and host of the PBS show "Star Gazer," has died. The Miami Museum of Science and Space Transit Planetarium, where Horkheimer was director emer..
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Immokalee teen dies after drowning off Sanibel Causeway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - A day after Robert Anzualda's death, his family and friends watch home videos remembering the teen for what he did best. "Every day we'd walk into class he would ..
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Tropical Storm Danielle forms in Atlantic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI  - The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Danielle has formed in the Atlantic far from the US.  Maximum winds with the system have strengthened to 40 mph..
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Independents grow in Florida voter rolls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The number of Florida voters registering with no party affiliation has grown almost 2.5 percent since 2008 while the number of Democrats and Republicans has sh..
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Meek, Greene campaign 2 days before Senate primary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Democrats Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene are hitting the campaign trail for the last Sunday before the Senate primary.      Congressman Meek pl..
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Feinberg says no-sue requirement for claims was his idea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The new administrator for claims by Gulf oil spill victims says it was his idea, not BP's, to require that anyone who receives a final settlement from the $20 bi..
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Republican Gov. candidates start day in church, then SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Republican candidates for governor both started the day in church hoping to win some more votes in their tight primary race.Attorney General Bill McCo..
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For Gulf tourism, problem is perception, not oil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Officials along the Gulf Coast say tourists are staying away from their beaches and other attractions because they still fear the region is coated in oil. Expe..
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Teen rescued from water near Sanibel Causeway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

SANIBEL, Fla. - A teenager has been taken to Health Park hospital after being pulled from the water near the Sanibel Causeway.The Lee County Sheriff's Office says the 14 year-old b..
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Early voting ends in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The early voting period for Florida's primary election has ended.Early voting locations closed in Lee County on Saturday afternoon.A final tally shows well over ..
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Sinkhole opens in Fort Myers street

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A broken water main is likely to blame for a large sinkhole that opened up in a Fort Myers street.     The hole sits in the middle of Cortez ..
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School supplies giveaway helps students start on the right foot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Monday marks back to school for Lee County students, and a big bash at Edison Mall is helping kids start the year off on the right foot. It's that time of year ag..
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