A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami sailed to the Bahamas instead after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit over unpaid fuel.
Officers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to reports of a large gator on the side of Interstate 75 in Collier County.
A Florida teenager has been arrested after deputies said he concocted a scheme to kill a man and keep possession of his body in a closet "to fulfill his sexual fantasies.”
Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Malik McDowell was arrested in Florida on Monday after allegedly exposing himself near a learning center and violently attacking an officer, according to a report and police records.
There could be a price hike for orange juice as forecasters are predicting the smallest orange crop since 1945.
Both a few years shy of their 100th birthdays, David and Gretchen Meixner are celebrating a milestone anniversary few ever reach.
Four confirmed tornadoes were reported in Florida on Sunday, causing damage to different parts of the state -- including in Fort Myers and Naples.
For years, the Sunshine State has been a prime destination for Canadians seeking to escape the North’s cold winter months — and, in doing so, they make a significant impact on the local culture and economy.
Police in Miami say the couple kidnapped a man, then chained him and tortured him for three days in their apartment. At one point, investigators said the suspects forced the victim to drink a mixture of rum and bleach. When a good Samaritan found him, they initially thought he had been shot or stabbed.
A convicted sex offender is accused of raping a non-verbal woman with autism in a Sarasota parking lot while her mother was inside a store, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.
Clearwater police say the women broke into the man's apartment during an argument and threw multiple containers of glitter at him. They both are now facing felony charges.
St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara announced the deaths of Deputy Clayton Osteen and Deputy Victoria Pacheco.
Investigators said a video and two photographs taken by hikers in mid-December show missing 31-year-old Paola Marie Miranda-Rosa swimming in the Wekiva River.
The 16-year-old and 7-year-old tigers were tested for the virus after showing mild respiratory symptoms.
A Florida man was charged with attempted felony murder after allegedly trying to strangle a female at a bus stop, police said. Warning: The story contains graphic video.
A South Florida real estate agent was shot and killed by a recently-evicted man who mistakenly thought she was his former landlord, authorities said.
The start of the new year has brought a surprise for Floridians in the Panhandle: snow.
Antonio Brown was kicked off the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after a bizarre, shirtless exit from the field before Tom Brady coolly led the Bucs on a 93-yard drive in the final minutes for a 28-24 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.
Rapper Kodak Black bonded out of the Broward County jail after the arrest.
The FBI says Russell Miller of Seminole was assaulted as he argued with a woman who was not cooperating with flight attendants.