Green algae is creeping into SWFL waters, causing frustration among neighbors who call the area home. Many are concerned the growing algae is due to the recent Lake Okeechobee water releases. They say long stretches of the Caloosahatchee River are teaming...
Minnesota state authorities are investigating after Minneapolis police shot and killed a black man they say had been firing a handgun as he walked outside. Roughly 300 people gathered for a Sunday afternoon protest at a police station and a...
The Pawnee Fire in Lake County, California has rapidly outpaced efforts to combat it, according to CBS San Francisco. The inferno spread rapidly early Sunday morning, consuming 1,500 acres and razing at least a dozen structures. A spokesman for the...
FGCU brought students from around SWFL to a golf course Sunday to teach them new skills. The kids might not be the best golfers out on the course, but they definitely gave it their all. "I was trying to hit the...
One person is dead following a lightning strike on a Sarasota beach Sunday, according to officials. According to a news release, Sarasota deputies responded to the incident on Crescent Beach in the 600 block of Midnight Pass Road. First responders and...
Waiting in line at Starbucks is a common thing that many people have become accustomed to. But waiting behind two iguanas while they fight in a Starbucks parking lot? Well, maybe in Florida. Two women going on a coffee run...
Deputies and firefighters worked to control a small fire that started in Charlotte County Sunday morning. The fire sparked at the Rotonda Golf Club in Cape Haze. It is believed lightning started the fire after it struck a maintenance shed. It...
It’s peak sea turtle nesting season, which means more chances to see more nests and hatchlings on local beaches. In 2017, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center documented more than 19,000 nests on the 9.5-mile stretch of West Palm Beach it covers....
A shooting during the early morning hours on Sunday sent hundreds of people in Charlotte County running for their lives. "I ran for cover and then a couple minutes later the place was a whole flipping rage," said Dellon Griffith,...
A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. The dog's owner Megan Brainard of...
Led by Harry Kane's hat trick, England defeated Panama 6-1 on Sunday in the national team's largest victory margin at the World Cup. "The way we played, the discipline, the hard work, and that's what we are here to do,"...
The dinosaurs still rule the box office. “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” surpassed expectations to open with $150 million in ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. While that total didn’t approach the...
Earlier this month, people near Memphis, Tennessee, spotted an odd formation in the sky after a storm. It was an ominous, cylindrical mass that some likened to a UFO. The mysterious sight prompted at least one person to snap...
A California teen stepped up to help a blind and deaf man who was alone on a flight and needed help communicating. Her random act of kindness has touched thousands of people who have seen her story shared by...
One person died and another was seriously injured Sunday morning in a crash on State Road 31, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Honorio Mejia Ramirez, 26, of Arcadia was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Impala northbound around 4:51 a.m. on...
Saudi women drove to work and ran errands on Sunday, relishing the freedom to move about without relying on men after the kingdom lifted the world's last remaining ban on women driving. It's a historic moment for women...
Twenty-five people were injured, four of them severely, when an explosion destroyed an apartment building in the western German city of Wuppertal, police said Sunday. Police said the explosion rocked the several-story building shortly before midnight Saturday with...
Four people were injured in a shooting early Sunday morning at the Harbour Heights Civic Association on Habour Drive, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded around 2:30 a.m. to the scene on the 2400 block of Harbour Drive. Two...
A major public memorial is planned at a Florida arena for rising rap star XXXTentacion, who was shot and killed this week. The family of the 20-year-old rapper whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy announced Saturday that a memorial...
A teenager out for a leisurely beachside jog in Canada was detained by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers after she accidentally crossed the border when she stopped to take a photo, CBC News reports. She was held in...

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