A wildfire burning in the Florida Everglades has given some commuters a smoky ride home along Interstate 75 in an area called Alligator Alley. Florida Forest Service officials confirmed lightning started the wildfire Sunday night and that it's now burning over 17,000 acres (6,900 hectares) just north of the busy interstate and a few miles west of a state highway.
85 people have now been charged as part of Operation Trade Secrets, a human trafficking sting conducted by the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office.
Commissioner Robert Wilford, of Alachua, has been picked to be the new chair of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council.
Senator Marco Rubio and former Senator Bill Nelson to speak at the inaugural public forum of the University of Florida Bill Nelson Initiative on Ethics and Leadership.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement Uniform Crime Report shows increases in every major crime category in Alachua County.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement Uniform Crime Report shows increases in every major crime category.