| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:51 AM
After meandering for the past day, Tropical Storm Debby appears headed toward Florida's west coast. However, most of the state, including South Florida, remains in the cone of uncertainty.
At 1 p.m. on Monday, the storm was in the northern Gulf of Mexico...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:54 PM
An alligator attacked 17-year-old Kaleb Langdale on Monday, severing his right arm below the elbow, but it didn’t take the Florida teenager’s sense of humor. Friends say he was happy the gator got his right arm -- not his left -- because he...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 7:29 AM
South Florida can expect a mostly sunny, mild and breezy day, following the passage of a cold front.
Monday's forecast calls for highs in the upper 70s, lows in the mid 60s and wind gusts of up to 24 mph.
Over the next few days, temperatures should...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 1:42 AM
February should kick off with another warm breezy day, picking up where January left off.
Wednesday's forecast calls for partly sunny skies with highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s. There is a 10 percent chance of rain.
If you're headed to...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:34 PM
South Florida just had its driest January on record, but water supplies are holding steady thanks to a soggy fall, water managers said Wednesday.
South Florida averaged just .16 inches of rainfall during January, about 8 percent of the average rainfall...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 11:11 AM
If you were, say, a sugar baron, and your thriving enterprise enjoyed government price supports while being allowed to dump pollutants into the local water supply, you might think you had the world by the tail—and you’d probably be right....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Increased Lake Okeechobee water discharges to improve environmental conditions on the West Coast could leave less water to backup South Florida supplies if severe drought conditions return.
Lake Okeechobee is South Florida’s primary backup water...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The Army Corps of Engineers on Friday agreed to keep discharging Lake Okeechobee water to the West Coast, but not increase the amount 44 percent as previously suggested.
The corps since December has been using infusions of freshwater from the lake to...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 11:16 AM
The endangered Everglades snail kite is making a surprising rebound, and an invading bird delicacy that’s the size of a baseball may get the credit.
Preliminary estimates show the Everglades snail kite population increasing by 200 heading into this...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:43 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Davy Jones, a onetime teen heartthrob as a member of the 1960s made-for-television pop band the Monkees, died on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack near his home in Florida, according to his longtime publicist. He was 66....
| Apr 18, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Florida declared April “Water Conservation Month,” encouraging residents to take extra steps to cut water use at the peak of the winter-to-spring dry season.
South Florida has had a drier-than-usual dry season, averaging about 45 percent of...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 2:02 PM
The Seminole Tribe of Florida already lays claim to profitable casinos at each end of the state and now it’s creating a gambling (and more) getaway out in the middle of nowhere.
But it’ll take time.
On Thursday, tribal officials at their...