A disputed southwest Florida oil well is shut down until further notice.
A woman in southwest Florida now faces charges after officials said she branded her two children using a heated stick.
A southwest Florida man died after he was apparently struck by lightning, according to authorities.
A new poll finds Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist in a dead heat and, with more than 10 percent of voters undecided, sets the stage for an already-brutal campaign expected to get uglier over the next seven months.
There’s a special election taking place in two southwest Florida counties where voters are choosing a GOP nominee for a congressional seat.
The House and Senate approved plans Thursday to spend about $75 billion in the budget year that begins July 1, setting up negotiations between the two sides over how much to devote to priorities ranging from education to child welfare to the environment.
One of the drivers who was part of Gov. Rick Scott’s security detail was involved in a fender bender on Saturday while the governor was at dinner.
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.