Ky. diver's death in Florida under investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HILLSBORO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida authorities are investigating the death of a scuba diver from Kentucky who became distressed at sea the day before. The Broward Sheriff's Offic..
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Tip leads 'most wanted' fugitive back to prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A career criminal is on his way back to state prison, thanks to anonymous tip which led to his arrest this morning. Howard Lee Brice, DOB 6/25/58, had been on th..
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Plane crashes in Miami canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

PARADISE POINT, Fla. - A single engine plane crashed shortly after 2 pm Wednesday near Paradise Point in South Miami-Dade. The pilot radioed that he had problem with a fuel gauge. ..
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Career fair to be held this week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Rasmussen College will host a free Career and Networking Fair for residents of the surrounding communities at the Hyatt Place Fort Myers at the Forum on Au..
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Homeowners taking advantage of historically low mortgage rates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage applications rose 13 percent last week as consumers refinanced at the lowest rates in decades.The Mortgage Bankers Association says the increase was driv..
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ACT results in, more high school grads ready for college

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla -  More high school seniors are meeting the testing standard that shows they're prepared for college -- even though overall scores on the latest ACT college en..
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Fla. House candidate says Islam against America

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - A Republican U.S. House candidate in the Florida Panhandle has told a group of middle and high school students that Islam "is against everything America st..
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Fla. reopens Panhandle state waters to shrimping

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Shrimping is now permitted in state waters off the western tip of the Florida Panhandle that had been closed due to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. As a..
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Scientists release first rescued, rehabilitated sea turtles back into Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FWC - NOAA administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Adm. Thad Allen joined state, federal, and partner biologists today as they released 23 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles back into th..
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Poll: Meek, McCollum now lead in Fla. primaries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new poll shows Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum now leading millionaire businessman Rick Scott in their nasty and expensive fight for the Republica..
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''Smoke-filled bus drill'' happening in Lee County Thursday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Public Schools safety personnel and transportation personnel (including bus drivers and attendants,) along with Cape Coral Fire Rescue wil conduct sch..
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Overhaul fails to boost 'health care confidence'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new survey says Americans aren't feeling any more secure about their medical care after enactment of President Barack Obama's health overhaul. The Robert Wood J..
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Chico's FAS doubles 2nd-quarter profit as sales climb

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Chico's FAS Inc., the retailer that owns Chico's and White House Black Market, said Wednesday that its second-quarter net income more than doubled as sales ..
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Boy injured in possible shark attack in NE Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CRESCENT CITY, Fla. (AP) - A boy on a boogie board is being treated for a possible shark bite in northeast Florida. Sgt. Chuck Mulligan of the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office say..
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Gator hunting season pits man against reptile

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CORNWELL, Fla. (AP) - Man against reptile: Florida's alligator hunting season is underway. Hunters must have a permit to kill gators during the season that runs from Aug. 15 to Sep..
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Obama headed to Florida to help Sink, Meek

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - President Barack Obama is coming to Florida to campaign for Democratic candidates. Obama is expected in Miami at a Wednesday evening fundraiser for gubernatorial candi..
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Lawsuit: Ex-lifeguard coerced into sex for job

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former lifeguard claims teen girls were expected to have sex with Volusia County Beach Patrol officers as a 'rite of passage.' The former lifeguard, who is n..
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Man hospitalized after viper bite at store

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - It was a venomous snake that sent a man shopping at an Ocala store to the hospital. Fire rescue officials say the unidentified man was bitten twice Tuesday on hi..
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FIU president emeritus goes to Harvard

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Modesto Maidique, president emeritus of Florida International University, will be joining the Harvard Business School as a visiting professor this fall. Linda Hill, a ..
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Fla. justices hearing argument on 3 amendments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is hearing arguments in challenges to three proposed state constitutional amendments. In each case Wednesday the state is appeali..
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