Man Steps Outside, Finds Bear Standing Next To HimA man says he stepped outside to let his dog out and then noticed a bear standing next to him.
Brush Fires Lead To Mandatory Evacuation Order In Collier CountyTwo brush fires in Collier County have led to mandatory evacuations, burn bans and children being moved to other schools.
Mandatory Evacuations Ongoing As Fire In Collier County Continues To GrowSix thousand acres are burning in Collier County, forcing the evacuations of homes and closing the western end of I-75.
Florida Man Accused Of Killing Mom In Home They SharedThe 30-year-old southwest Florida man is accused of killing his mother inside the mobile home they shared.
Death Investigations In Miami & Collier Co. Appear To Be Triple Murder SuicideA death investigation in Miami may be connected to three bodies which were found in a car in remote Collier County on Thursday.
Florida Men Accused Of Running Human Trafficking OperationTwo Florida men are facing a number of charges after authorities say they uncovered a human trafficking operation that led to four women being discovered
Small Plane Lands On Florida HighwayA small plane landed safely on a Florida highway before taking off again shortly after, authorities said.
New Alligator Alley Fence Meant To Curb Panther DeathsFences will go up in parts of Alligator Alley as part of an effort to curb panther deaths in Florida.
Panther Killed In Southwest FloridaA Florida panther was struck and killed by a vehicle on a southwest Florida highway, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials said.
30-Mile Stretch Of Alligator Alley May Be Closed SundayThe Florida Highway Patrol may close down a 30-mile stretch of Alligator Alley due to heavy smoke.
Panther Found Dead, Struck By Car In SW FloridaFor the 10th time this year, a panther has been struck and killed by a car.
Hometown Projects Fill Out Legislative Budget PlansAs the House and Senate prepare to hammer out a $4.2 billion divide in budget proposals released last week, they have plenty of hometown pork to barter.