‘Sea lice’ stinging swimmers off Florida’s Santa Rosa Beach

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Swimmers at a Florida Panhandle beach are dealing with painful rashes from stinging jellyfish larvae, more commonly known asRead More

Jokes aside, renaming Florida’s Lake Horney getting thorny

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Residents who live near Lake Horney in Lakeland, Florida, will be polled on whether they want to rename the lake toRead More

Astronauts enter world’s first inflatable space lodge

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world’s first inflatable space habitat is now open for business. International Space Station astronaut Jeffrey Williams swung open theRead More

Police shoot, wound man accused of attacking teen girl

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida have shot a man accused of attacking a teenage girl who was walking her dog. Multiple newsRead More

Tropical Storm Colin forms in Gulf, speeds toward Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Colin formed in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday and was speeding on a course to hit Florida on MondayRead More

Tropical Storm Colin to make landfall in Florida tonight

Tropical Storm Colin continues to make its way toward the west coast of Florida. Colin, with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph, is located 35Read More

Miami Herald: Police detain person of interest in search for missing 9-year-old

FORT MYERS, Fla. (WSVN) — Police have detained a man they were searching for and believe is involved in a recently issued Amber Alert, according to theRead More

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from capsized boat off Key Largo

Six people were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard near John Pennekamp Park after their vessel capsized. The Coast Guard received a distress call, aroundRead More

Cattle ranchers want more Florida-grown beef on the table

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Coming soon to your grocery store and dining table: steak from cattle born and raised in Florida. Making Florida-grown beef moreRead More

Florida crime rate drops despite increase in rapes, murder

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s overall crime rate is the lowest it’s been since the state began keeping data 45 years ago. That’s the goodRead More