Authorities say a 9-year-old boy drowned while attending a birthday party in the Fort Lauderdale suburb Southwest Ranches.
St. Petersburg police are investigating after a dead pit bull was found inside a suitcase floating in a canal.
A teenage boy is dead after a jon boat overturned on Lake Schimmerhorn in central Florida.
A Brooksville man died when a tree branch fell onto his truck, causing him to lose control of the vehicle and crash.
Authorities say a man is dead after jumping from a boat into a Tampa Bay-area lake to save a dog that had jumped overboard.
One person is dead after a small plane en route to Florida from Chicago crashed near Tampa.
The owner of a north Florida farm says 1,000 homing pigeons were stolen from his property, while another 100 baby birds died from a lack of care from the older birds.
A little girl was found dead inside a septic tank behind a central Florida home.
Officials say a prisoner was found dead in his cell at the Hillsborough County Jail.
Polk County deputies searching for suspects in an unrelated case reported finding several hogs that were living in deplorable conditions and feeding on dead hog carcasses.