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Naples construction worker hit by bolt of lightning dies

May 18, 2015

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Relatives say a Naples man who was struck by lightning at a home under construction in Bonita Springs has died.

The News-Press of Fort Myers (http://newspr. more »»

Upstate NY post office to be named for fallen CIA officer

May 18, 2015

MONROE, N.Y. (AP) — An Orange County post office is being named in honor of a hometown hero who was killed while serving as a CIA officer in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Rep. more »»

Murder suspect who escaped from Gadsden County Jail caught

May 18, 2015

QUINCY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have captured a murder suspect who escaped from the Gadsden County Jail Sunday evening.

Gadsden County Sheriff's Office Maj. more »»

Police: Florida officer shot searching for shooting suspect

May 18, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — According to St. Petersburg police an officer has been taken to the hospital and is expected to live after being shot while responding to another call Sunday evening. more »»

Divers removing thousands of tires from failed ocean reef

May 17, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — State environmental officials are undertaking a massive two-year project to remove 90,000 tires from the bottom of the ocean floor in fort Lauderdal. more »»

Missing central Florida mom, baby back in state

May 17, 2015

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A missing mother and baby have returned to central Florida after working out an agreement with child welfare officials. more »»

Rubio's cash needs: run for president, replace fridge ...

May 17, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio says he's not poor, but he's not rich eithe. more »»

3 killed in Ocala National Forest crash, 2 teens injured

May 17, 2015

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Three people were killed and two teenagers are in critical condition after a crash in the Ocala National Forest. more »»

Bodies of 6 US Marines, 2 Nepalese in crash identified

May 17, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The bodies of six U.S. more »»

No Lotto jackpot winner; top prize rises to $9 million

May 17, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No tickets matched all six winning Florida Lotto numbers, so the jackpot now rises to $9 million. more »»

4 Fantasy 5 players win jackpot worth $64,652.98 each

May 17, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Four "Fantasy 5" players have selected all five winning numbers to each take home a jackpot of $64,652.98. more »»

Jacksonville mayoral race draws national political interest

May 17, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — There's a reason why the Jacksonville mayoral race is drawing the attention of outsiders like former President Bill Clinton, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Go. more »»

Body of young woman found under Florida bridge

May 17, 2015

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify the body of young woman found under a central Florida bridg. more »»

Chicago man drowns after boat gets stuck

May 17, 2015

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A Chicago man has died after authorities say his boat got stuck in southwest Florida.

Alton Rodgers Jr. more »»

States saying 'no' to cities seeking to regulate businesses

May 17, 2015

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alarmed about cities trying to outlaw plastic bags, the director of the Missouri Grocers Association decided to do something about it. more »»

30-mile stretch of Alligator Alley may be closed Sunday

May 17, 2015

WESTON, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol may close down a 30-mile stretch of Alligator Alley due to heavy smoke. more »»

4 juveniles escape from central Florida detention center

May 17, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a 16-year-old boy after he and three others escaped from a juvenile detention center in Orland. more »»

Illinois' new child welfare agency head has improvement plan

May 17, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — The new director of Illinois' child welfare agency acknowledges he faces a tough road with looming budget cuts, low staff morale and remaking the troubled department's image. more »»

Miami ex-officer gets 2 years' prison for gambling bribes

May 17, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A former Miami police officer has been sentenced to two years in prison for accepting thousands of dollars in bribes from an illegal gambling operation. more »»

 
 
 

 

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