A several-hundred pound leatherback sea turtle – found tangled in a crab trap – was rescued by Clearwater Marine Aquarium employees and Pinellas County deputies.
An 18-year-old southwest Florida man has been arrested after authorities say he struck a deputy several times and choked him.
A judge sentenced an Uruguayan man to 30 years in prison in connection to a Tampa Bay area crash that killed two people.
A Tampa Bay area man convicted of killing his former girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter could be facing the death penalty.
A new study shows that placing children in group homes instead of with foster families is much more expensive – and many children’s advocates say it’s also worse for the kids.
Sheriff’s officials in Pinellas County have charged a man with first-degree murder after his mother was found decapitated outside their home on New Year’s Eve.
The body of a cruise ship worker reported missing washed up on a Clearwater Beach, according to authorities.
In a bitter rematch Tuesday in a district that includes parts of Palm Beach and Broward counties, state Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, appeared headed toward beating former Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff in the highest-profile Senate race of the year.
More than half of Central Florida residents who voted with absentee ballots have sent them back.
Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott voted Thursday morning in Southwest Florida. Former Governor Charlie Crist voted Monday.