BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The manatee that’s believed to be the oldest in captivity in the world is marking another birthday. Hundreds of people gathered at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton on Saturday to […]
Opening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil exploration for the first time in decades, the Obama administration on Friday approved the use of sonic cannons to discover deposits under the ocean floor by shooting sound waves 100 times louder than a jet engine through waters shared by endangered whales and turtles.
State officials say the number of Florida travelers who contracted the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus has risen to 81.
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – Burmese python eggs are hatching all over Southwest Florida, increasing the threat to the native wildlife species. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is asking for help in locating the […]
European astronomers say the Earth’s magnetic field could flip so that compasses would point south.
Florida health officials are warning residents and tourists to guard against sweltering heat this July Fourth weekend.
A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
A father and son are hospitalized after getting attacked by thousands of wasps.
The biting bugs can carry debilitating diseases and pose an elevated threat to public health during the state’s rainy season.
Oklahoma and Kansas may have the reputation as tornado hot spots, but Florida and the rest of the Southeast are far more vulnerable to killer twisters, a new analysis shows.