The season for mosquitoes will be in full force within a matter of weeks. Ahead of that, the Florida Department of Health is advising residents and visitors to be aware of chikungunya fever.
Deputies shot an alligator that was threatening to disturb a dead man’s body, according to Tampa Bay-Area authorities.
Crime in Florida has dropped to its lowest rate in more than 40 years, officials announced Wednesday.
Police say Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone has been charged with DUI and possession of cocaine.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office was seeking information about a suspected police impersonator this week after the person stopped a woman and yelled at her. But it turns out there was a little more to the story.
In 2011, nearly 25,000 residents moved from Miami-Dade County to Broward County, making it the largest county-to-county migration in Florida.
No disciplinary action was taken against a Tampa Police officer after surveillance video showed him dragging a suspect who was restrained across the ground to be booked into jail.
Under a new measure backed in the Florida Senate on Wednesday, locals as young as 16 will be able to get their hands on bottle rockets or more-powerful fireworks.
Rescue workers in Hillsborough County have recovered the body of a construction worker who fell and became trapped in the mud at a Tampa Bay-area water treatment plant.
Florida Governor Rick Scott set dates for a special election to replace the late U.S. Rep. Bill Young who died earlier this month.