(Source: FWC)

Venomous King Cobra Escapes Home In Orlando

If you are scared of venomous snakes, stay away from the Orlando area. Wildlife officials in Florida say they’re searching for an 8-foot-long king cobra snake that escaped from a home in Orlando.

8 hours ago

A black bear at Yellowstone National Park. (Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

‘Harvest’ Numbers Set For Revived Bear Hunt

A target was placed on at least 320 black bears Wednesday as the once-threatened species will be hunted across Florida next month for the first time in more than two decades.

19 hours ago

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Caught On Video: Florida Panther & Her Cubs

Instead of reporting about another death of an endangered Florida panther, there is amazing video of a mother panther and her three juvenile cubs.

CBS Miami–08/17/2015

Andrew Garcia, 23, was steering his 32 foot T-topped fishing boat to the marina when he broadsided a 33 foot pleasure craft being piloted by Elias Michael Hanono, 31.
(Source: CBS4)

Possible Plea Deal In Quadruple Fatal Boating Crash

The fireworks had just ended July 4th a year ago, when celebration became calamity. Boats were heading to shore after a night of fun when there was a horrific collision involving three vessels.


Florida Black Bear.  (Source: http://myfwc.com/education/educators/black-bear-education/)

Nearly 1,200 Permits Sold So Far For Florida Bear Hunt

Since sales started Monday, nearly 1,200 permits for Florida’s bear hunt have been sold.


Florida Black Bear.  (Source: http://myfwc.com/education/educators/black-bear-education/)

Florida Starts Selling Bear Hunt Permits Despite Challenge

Starting Monday, Floridians can purchase bear hunting permits online and at some sporting goods stores—despite a legal challenge to the hunt.


(Source: CBS4)

Missing Miami Diver’s Body Recovered

The body of a free diver who went missing has been recovered by members of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office dive team on Saturday.


DJ Laz (Source: CBS4)

Cocaine Residue Found On DJ Laz’s Boat After Deadly Accident

They were so small, investigators didn’t see them until the day after the accident. Several ripped up pieces of a dollar or multiple dollar bills, containing a white residue, which tested positive for cocaine.


FWC Investigator Rene Taboas and Officer Roberto Rodriguez stop by the hospital to visit a 9-month they helped save.  (Source: MyFWC/Facebook)

FWC Officers Revive Baby Who Had Stopped Breathing

A day on the water could have turned tragic for one South Florida family if not for the actions of two state wildlife employees.


(Source: CBS4)

Woman Finds 300-Pound Alligator Outside Home

A Florida woman’s day was off to a strange start when she found an alligator outside her home.