Nine-armed star (Source: Wikipedia Creative Commons/Andrea Westmoreland)

Nine-Armed Sea Stars Appear By The Dozens In Waters Off Naples Beaches

In recent weeks, beachgoers off the coast of Naples have been seeing sea stars show up by the dozens.



Ask A South Florida Expert: How To Take Better Pictures With Your Phone

Find out how you can maximize the use of your smartphone camera from professional photographer, Jan Freire.


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Drone Camera Bill Lifts Off In Senate

The Senate has launched a measure that could open airspace for private drone users, while seemingly more-restrictive proposals are ready to go to the House and Senate floors.


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Powdered Alcohol Ban Approved Amid Questions

A key Senate committee approved a bill Thursday that would ban the sale and use of powdered alcoholic beverages in Florida, though some lawmakers questioned why the state doesn’t instead take a regulatory approach.


New data released from the U.S. Census Bureau showed that the population of The Villages grew by 5.4 percent between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014.   (Source:

Florida Community Ranked #1 For Growth In Nation

A Central Florida community west of Orlando was the fastest growing metro area in the nation last year.


Trevi Fountain (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Top 10 Reasons To Vacation In Rome, Italy

The Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel are just a few reasons why you should visit Rome this year.


Tokyo, JAPAN: A five-year-old female Russian sea otter Meel (L) holds her baby on her chest and swims in the large fish tank during a press preview at the Sunshine International Aquarium in Tokyo 13 June 2007. The aquarium unveiled the baby Russian sea ottar, born at the aquarium 02 June.     (Source: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Displaced Baby Otters Find New Home

Two baby otters displaced during a South Florida cold snap have found a new home.


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Florida Highway Patrol: Alligator Alley Reopens After Fog Lifts

Alligator Alley reopened to motorists once the morning fog lifted Friday.


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Man Dead After Naples Apartment Fire

Naples apartment fire kills one, according to authorities.


A small plane landed short of the runway in the Florida Keys on January 3, 2015, ending up in salt ponds with passengers on board

Plane Lands Short Of Runway In Florida Keys, 6 On Board

A small plane landed short of the runway in the Florida Keys on Saturday, ending up in salt ponds with passengers on board.