The 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.
While at the state track and field championships, a popular South Florida high school coach and athletic director collapsed and died.
Rejecting 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.
The 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.
A 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.
For the second time in two days, an endangered Florida panther has been killed by a car.
Wildlife officials said the remains of a 1-year old Florida Panther on Saturday in Lee County.
A 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.
A man convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter should receive a new trial because of the improper use of secret recordings made by the alleged victim, the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Florida’s Lee County school board has done an about face when it comes to state standardized testing. Last week, the county voted not to administer tests tied to the Common Core academic standards or any end-of-course exams.