Florida Wildlife Officials Eye Shark EncountersState wildlife officials are trying to better understand increased encounters between sharks and people fishing in Florida waters.
FWC Biologists Rescue Entangled Loggerhead TurtleA couple of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologists came to the rescue after spotting a loggerhead sea turtle tangled up in the lines of two lobster traps.
Scott Urges Lawmakers To Fund Bear-Proofing MeasuresThe state would set aside $230,000 for bear-resistant trash cans and outreach programs to reduce conflicts between humans and bears, as part of Gov. Rick Scott's proposed $79.3 billion budget.
Gator Captured After Attacking, Biting Off Woman's ArmA woman is recovering after being attacked by an alligator that bit off her arm while she swam in central Florida.
Woman Finds 300-Pound Alligator Outside HomeA Florida woman’s day was off to a strange start when she found an alligator outside her home.
Preps Underway For 4th Of July Celebrations Across South FloridaPreparations are underway across South Florida for the big 4th of July holiday weekend.
Active Search For Missing Boater From Boca RatonOfficials are searching the waters south of Boynton Beach for a boater gone missing.
Coast Guard Searches For 2 Boaters Missing Off Gulf CoastOfficials are searching the waters for a pair of fisherman who sent a mayday call saying their boat was taking on water in the Gulf of Mexico.
One Person Dead After Boat Capsized Off Ft. Lauderdale
Sunrise Neighborhood On Alert After Dog Snatched By GatorTrappers are in a Sunrise neighborhood Wednesday after a dog, walking along the banks of a lake, was snatched Tuesday night by an alligator.
Toxic Algae Off Fla. Coast Killing Marine Life & EconomyThe waters run red, but not with blood. A toxic algae known as the “red tide” is spreading through the northeast Gulf of Mexico, killing marine life and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.
Families Dealing With Loss After Deadly Fourth Of July Boating Accident Twenty-two people, in three different boats, were involved in a boat crash that left four people dead on the Fourth of July.
Panther Killed In SW FloridaA young Florida panther, officials say, was found dead Wednesday.
Boating Collision Near Elliott Key Leaves One Dead, Two Injured A day of boating turned deadly Sunday after one boat crashed into an anchored vessel near Elliott Key.
Captain Finds Body Floating Near Haulover Inlet Police say the body of a man found floating near Bal Harbor on Sunday appears to have been in the water for some time.