Governor Rick Scott said a special election will be held to fill the seat left vacant by former U.S. Rep. Trey Radel.
Prosecutors dropped a reckless driving charge against Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig after Florida Highway Patrol arrested the player last month.
Teams of biologists are performing necropsies Friday as part of an investigation into the deaths of 25 pilot whales in the shallow waters off southwest Florida.
Biologists are continuing to perform necropsies on eight pilot whales that died in shallow waters off southwest Florida.
A 15-year-old boy who plead for a family at a St. Petersburg church earlier this year will now spend the holidays with his prospective adoptive family.
Wildlife biologists are trying to capture a Florida Panther seen roaming around urbanized parts of Golden Gate Estates in southwest Florida.
Child abuse caseworkers failed to take action on a number of “red flags” that might have prevented the death of a 3-year old Southwest Florida boy Saturday.
People on a tour boat ride in the Everglades had a front row seat as their tour guide jumped out of the boat and started wrestling a 10-foot python. And all of it was caught on camera.
Like a scene out of the movie “Dolphin Tale,” an Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin was rescued in the waters off Marco Island after its tail became entangled in fishing line.
He may have been naked, but he knew what he wanted. A man who broke into a Southwest Florida home grabbed some rum from a liquor cabinet, made a phone call, then fled the house after a teenaged girl who lived there saw him. Her Dad held him for the cops.