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Florida airport evacuates passengers after natural gas leak

August 13, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — About 100 passengers and employees were evacuated from a Florida airport after a natural gas leak in a restaurant. more »»

Wildlife agency: Review won't jeopardize panther protections

August 13, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a federal review of the Florida panther's endangered species status will not jeopardize protections for the big cats. more »»

Florida NAACP chapter wants Confederate monuments removed

August 13, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The president of a Florida NAACP chapter says a white supremacist rally in Virginia has prompted him to resume efforts to remove Confederate monument. more »»

Florida hospital tries new program to stop opioid overdoses

August 13, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Officials hope a pilot program will reduce the number of opioid overdose deaths in a Florida city. more »»

Disney merchandise commemorates 2 rides that are closing

August 13, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney created limited-edition merchandise for two theme park rides that are closing. more »»

He escaped a classmate's hit-list. Now he's sworn police

August 13, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Andre Martin remembers it vividly: Michael Hernandez leading Martin and fellow schoolmate Jaime Gough into the bathroom at Southwood Middle School, then trying to lure his two friend... more »»

Jacksonville is getting rid of the city's red-light cameras

August 13, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A major Florida city is planning to get rid of its red-light cameras after data show the devices haven't reduced car accident. more »»

Florida day care owner gets life in prison for boy's death

August 12, 2017

MILTON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida day care owner was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of murder in the death of a toddler in 2014. more »»

Florida congressman helps kill 5 pythons in Everglades

August 12, 2017

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida congressman helped catch and kill five invasive Burmese pythons during a nighttime hunt in the Everglades.

U.S. Rep. more »»

Police: Florida man dies after punch from Uber driver

August 12, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police say a Florida man has died after getting punched by his Uber driver.

A statement Saturday from St. more »»

Documents: Drug sale, fumbling with gun led to teen's death

August 12, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Court documents show a drug sale and fumbling with a gun led to the death of a 15-year-old girl whose body was found alongside a Florida road. more »»

Woman dies after scuba diving off Florida's Atlantic coast

August 12, 2017

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — A woman has died after scuba diving off Florida's Atlantic coast. more »»

Florida man charged in rare deer theft pleads not guilty

August 12, 2017

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man caught with protected deer in a car pleaded not guilty to federal charges of violating the Endangered Species Act. more »»

Police: 3 arrested after raids at Florida massage parlors

August 12, 2017

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police say they've rescued two victims of human trafficking after investigations into prostitution at four Miami Beach massage parlors. more »»

Police: Security guard killed 2 co-workers at Florida resort

August 12, 2017

LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. (AP) — A security guard has been arrested for allegedly killing two co-workers at a Florida resort. more »»

Experts: Herd immunity outside US slows Zika in Florida

August 12, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Health officials say a drop in Zika cases in the Caribbean and South America has helped slow the spread of the mosquito-borne virus in Florida this year. more »»

Florida couple arrested for 'malicious' punishment of child

August 12, 2017

PARKER, Fla. (AP) — Florida police arrested a couple for allegedly using "malicious" methods to punish children. more »»

Geologists study massive Florida sinkhole

August 12, 2017

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. more »»

2 charged with stealing sea turtle eggs on Florida beach

August 12, 2017

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Two men are accused of stealing hundreds of protected sea turtle eggs from nests on a Florida beac. more »»

 
 
 

 

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