Fort Myers residents speak out after at least 7 tornadoes strike parts of SW Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla. (WSVN) – Residents of a Fort Myers community are picking up the pieces hours after a destructive tornado touchdown, one of atRead More

‘Significant icing,’ treacherous travel conditions slam Southeast as thousands lose power in bitter cold

(CNN) — A brutal winter storm walloping much of the Southeast has brought a trio of rare sights: freezing rain, snow and ice. And theRead More

CDC: Florida surpasses 5 million COVID cases, reports over 49K new cases

Health officials said Florida has reached a grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic as the state nears its peak of cases. The Centers for DiseaseRead More

Tourist dies after diving incident in Islamorada

A tourist died after a diving incident that took place in Islamorada. A 57-year-old woman from Juneau, Alaska, died Friday morning, after surfacing from aRead More

Independent investigator recommends Utah officers who stopped Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie be placed on probation

(CNN) — Two police officers who responded to a domestic violence call involving Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie last year in Moab, Utah, should be put onRead More

Universal workers must be vaccinated or get weekly testing

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Starting next month, workers at Universal Orlando’s theme parks will have to be vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing in orderRead More

Old Florida Keys bridge reopens to pedestrians, bicyclists

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — A segment of a 110-year-old Florida Keys bridge is reopening to pedestrians and bicyclists on Wednesday following a $44 million restorationRead More

Boca Raton restaurant rolls out robot waiters amid staff shortage

A South Florida restaurant’s newest employee is a high-tech hire. The owner rolled out a robot waiter amid the COVID staff shortage, and it’s beenRead More

Democrat Cherfilus-McCormick to fill Florida US House seat

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Health care CEO Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick was elected to fill the seat of late Democratic Florida U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings on Tuesday,Read More

GOP bill in Florida would ban abortions after 15 weeks

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Most abortions would be banned in Florida after 15 weeks of pregnancy under bills filed Tuesday by Republicans on the firstRead More