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PHOTOS: 7 rescued after boat capsizes near Sanibel Island

PHOTOS: 7 rescued after boat capsizes near Sanibel IslandThe U.S. Coast Guard, Lee County Sheriff's Office, The Lee County MERT Response team and Sanibel Fire Rescue helped to rescue seven people Saturday morning after their boat capsized.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Local

Immigrant groups hold forum on driver's licenses

Immigrant groups hold forum on driver's licensesLast year, Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a bill that would have provided licenses for many Florida residents who are living in the country illegally.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Florida

Endangered gopher tortoises released on Ted Turner's property

Endangered gopher tortoises released on Ted Turner's propertyA gopher tortoise released on to conservation land owned by Ted Turner in Jefferson County.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Local

Florida speed trap town may lose its police force

Florida speed trap town may lose its police forceWaldo is one of only two U.S. towns officially labeled "traffic traps" by AAA.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Florida

Gopher tortoises get new homes!

Gopher tortoises get new homes!About two dozen endangered gopher tortoises were released on media mogul and philanthropist Ted Turner's Avalon Annex Property in Tallahassee.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Florida

Hogs invade gated community, rip up lawns

Hogs invade gated community, rip up lawnsHarold Goldstein's backyard looks like the early stages of a garden — piles of sod and grass ready to be shoveled into wheelbarrows and rolled away.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Florida

Hogs invade gated community, rip up lawns

Hogs invade gated community, rip up lawnsHarold Goldstein’s yard has been destroyed by wild hogs.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Florida

Michael Dunn retrial enters second day

Michael Dunn retrial enters second dayTestimony in the trial of Michael Dunn began shortly after noon Thursday, with each side offering vivid and impassioned opening statements.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Group says medical marijuana could be dangerous for kids

Group says medical marijuana could be dangerous for kidsThe passage of medical marijuana is hazardous to children. That's the new message from a group against it becoming legal in Florida.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Florida

DNA IDs 2nd and 3rd set of Dozier School remains

DNA IDs 2nd and 3rd set of Dozier School remainsResearchers at the University of South Florida say they have successfully identified two more sets of skeletal remains from Florida's Dozier School for Boys.
  • Florida
  • 5 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

Extra fee on homeowners insurance coming to an end

Extra fee on homeowners insurance coming to an endCitizens Property insurance voted to cut a surcharge on homeowner's policies imposed back in 2007.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 13 hours ago
Local

Atheists challenge Ocala officials on prayer vigil

Atheists challenge Ocala officials on prayer vigilThe complaints from Frances Porgal, organizer of local atheist groups, came after the Ocala Police Department's Facebook page posted a letter urging citizens to attend.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Florida

Top 10 most boring places in Florida

Top 10 most boring places in FloridaIf you live in Palm Bay, Titusville or Melbourne, you are likely so bored you will not read this column because you're busy searching for something — heck, anything — to do.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Florida

Top 10 Most Boring Places in Florida

Top 10 Most Boring Places in FloridaDeltona is not to be confused with the nearby Daytona Beach. But really, how could you? Where Daytona has young people, nightlife, and arts, Deltona has housing developments.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Weird News

Chumuckla Redneck Christmas Parade canceled

Chumuckla Redneck Christmas Parade canceledCiting concerns that the parade 'has gone from a wholesome family event to a trashy beer fest,' the association said it would instead present a Mud Run this winter.
  • Weird News
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Florida

Jury could be seated today in Dunn retrial

Jury could be seated today in Dunn retrialAttorneys concluded a second full day of questioning early Tuesday evening with 66 potential jurors remaining from the initial pool of 140 people.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Florida

Den of deadly venomous snakes found in FL home

Den of deadly venomous snakes found in FL homeAuthorities found several venomous snakes inside a West Palm Beach townhouse last week after acting on a complaint.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Florida

Baby found in trunk during a traffic stop, mother arrested

Baby found in trunk during a traffic stop, mother arrestedA woman is behind bars after a Broward Sheriff's deputy found her baby in the trunk of her car during a traffic stop.
  • Florida
  • 6 days, 23 hours ago