Judge Rejects Effort To Halt Bear HuntA Leon County judge said Thursday science used by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is sufficient to justify the state's first black-bear hunt in more than two decades, although he added the agency could have done a better job in establishing the rules.
4-Month-Old Panther Struck, Killed By Car In Collier CountyAnother vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Florida panther.
Man Killed In Weekend Boating AccidentAn investigation is underway into a deadly boating over the weekend in Pompano Beach.
Venomous King Cobra Escapes Home In OrlandoIf 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.
'Harvest' Numbers Set For Revived Bear HuntA 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.
Caught On Video: Florida Panther & Her CubsInstead of reporting about another death of an endangered Florida panther, there is amazing video of a mother panther and her three juvenile cubs.
Possible Plea Deal In Quadruple Fatal Boating CrashThe 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.
Nearly 1,200 Permits Sold So Far For Florida Bear HuntSince sales started Monday, nearly 1,200 permits for Florida’s bear hunt have been sold.
Florida Starts Selling Bear Hunt Permits Despite ChallengeStarting Monday, Floridians can purchase bear hunting permits online and at some sporting goods stores—despite a legal challenge to the hunt.
Missing Miami Diver’s Body RecoveredThe body of a free diver who went missing has been recovered by members of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office dive team on Saturday.
Cocaine Residue Found On DJ Laz's Boat After Deadly AccidentThey 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 Officers Revive Baby Who Had Stopped BreathingA day on the water could have turned tragic for one South Florida family if not for the actions of two state wildlife employees.