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Nik Wallenda poses for a photograph with a piece of the high wire he used to walk over Niagara Falls on at Circus Sarasota on February 15, 2013 in Sarasota, Florida.      (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Florida Tightrope Walker Practicing For Next Dangerous Stunt

A member of a famed acrobat family from Florida is getting ready to try another dangerous and daring tightrope walk.

10/13/2014

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Gov. Scott: Patient Being Monitored For Possible Ebola Symptoms

According to the governor, a patient is being treated for symptoms in Sarasota at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

10/04/2014

Miami, UNITED STATES: Part of the power grid of Florida Power and Light at a distribution center 08 November 2006, in Miami, Florida. Florida Power and Light Company's power line grid delivers electricity to approximately 8 million people in Florida. AFP PHOTO/Robert SULLIVAN (Photo credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

FPL Customers Can Pitch In For Solar Projects

Florida Power & Light customers can now contribute money to help the company pay for solar-energy projects, thanks to an approved program.

08/12/2014

Enjoy your honeymoon on the beach (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

1 Dead, 1 Sickened From Flesh-Eating Bacteria

One person has died and another person fell ill when they contracted a flesh-eating bacteria which can be found in warm salt water.

07/30/2014

July 27, 2014: A plane crashed on Venice Beach killing two people.  (Source: CBS)

Georgia Girl Struck By Plane On Florida Beach Dies

A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Floridasaid Tuesday.

07/29/2014

July 27, 2014: A plane crashed on Venice Beach killing two people.  (Source: CBS)

Father Killed, Daughter Injured As Plane Crash Lands On Beach

A man was killed and his daughter was seriously injured when a small plane crash landed near Venice Beach on Florida’s Gulf Coast Sunday.

07/27/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Cuban Ballet Master Gives Classes In U.S.

A teacher with the National Ballet School of Cuba credited with launching the careers of some of the island’s most famous dancers is giving classes in Florida.

07/27/2014

Source: CBS4

One Killed, One Badly Injured In Separate Hit-And-Runs

Florida authorities are looking for two motorists involved in serious hit-and-run accidents over the weekend.

07/13/2014

(Source: AP)

Counties, DJJ Renew Legal Fight About Detention Costs

A decade into a dispute about how to divvy up the costs of detaining young offenders, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and more than two-dozen counties are digging in for more legal fighting.

07/07/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Two Sarasota Cops Save Baby Choking On Chicken Bone

Quick thinking by two Sarasota police officers helped save the life of an 11-month old baby.

07/03/2014

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