Officials: Polk Fire Almost Out; Cigarette Likely Caused Lee County BlazeResidents of 800 homes in Polk County who had to evacuate because of a wildfire were allowed back into their homes on Sunday.
Remains Of Young Panther Found In SW FloridaThe remains of a six month old Florida panther have been recovered from Lee County.
Police Ask For Help To Find Missing 3-Year OldAuthorities are asking for the public's help to find a missing 3-year old.
Judge Sets Million Dollar Bonds For Suspected Boat ThievesThree suspected boat thieves, who led the Coast Guard on a 20-hour, 345-mile chase through the Gulf of Mexico, won’t be going anywhere soon. A Lee County judge has set their bail at more than $1 million each.
Health Dep't Confirms Outbreak Of Respiratory IllnessThe state’s health department has confirmed an outbreak of adenovirus, a highly contagious respiratory illness that commonly causes cold-like symptoms, pneumonia, sore throat and diarrhea in Lee County.
Well-Known High School Track Coach Collapses, Dies At MeetWhile at the state track and field championships, a popular South Florida high school coach and athletic director collapsed and died.
Appeals Court Backs Divorce For Same-Sex CoupleRejecting arguments by Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office, an appeals court Friday ruled that a same-sex couple married in Massachusetts can get a divorce in Florida.
Justices Back Family Of Athlete Who CollapsedThe Florida Supreme Court sided with a family that filed a negligence suit against the Lee County School Board after a 15-year-old boy collapsed during a high-school soccer game in 2008.
House Passes Secret Recording BillA newly approved bill would allow a person to secretly record conversations if they involve discussions of sexual assault and illegal acts involving force or violence.
10th Florida Panther Dies After Vehicle CollisionFor the second time in two days, an endangered Florida panther has been killed by a car.
Ninth Panther Found Dead In FloridaWildlife officials said the remains of a 1-year old Florida Panther on Saturday in Lee County.
Record Florida Panther Deaths In 2014A bad year for the endangered population of Florida panthers as 2014 was the deadliest year on record--most of which were killed by motor vehicles.