The last living brother who, along with his two siblings, was diagnosed with AIDS in Arcadia in the late 1980s passed away early Thursday morning.
Arcadia police arrested a teenager in the shooting death of a 17-year-old who was killed at the DeSoto County Fair over the weekend.
With tears in her eyes and a heavy heart, an Arcadia mother pleaded Tuesday for the community to come forward with information that will help police solve her son's murder.
Tragedy struck at the DeSoto County Fair over the weekend when a teenager was fatally shot. Police are still searching for the suspect.
The Arcadia Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Saturday night at the DeSoto County Fair.
Millions of dollars will be allocated from the state to housing partners in six counties, including DeSoto, Hardee, and Sarasota, to help residents pay their home insurance deductibles.
Florida's beekeeping industry is getting a boost from a charity that is aiming to provide nourishment to hives that were hobbled by Hurricane Ian.
Homeowners living in hard-hit areas after Hurricane Ian have more time to get a temporary roof through the Operation Blue Roof program.
Five schools in DeSoto County are set to reopen Monday.
Deputies in DeSoto County rescued a dog that was stranded on the roof of an RV in area that was severely impacted by flooding.
When major storms move through Florida and water levels rise, residents should be alert to roaming reptiles, like alligators and snakes.
Dry air and moderate to high winds are stoking concerns that brush fires could become a problem in Bay Area counties Wednesday.
An 18-year-old without a valid driver's license was arrested after crashing into a DeSoto County playground, killing a 4-year-old and injuring a 5-year-old, troopers said.
As officials assess damage from Tropical Storm Elsa this morning, most are reporting minimal impacts. Now, attention turns to the potential for flooding and storm surge as Elsa makes landfall to the north.
Elsa brought some of its heaviest rain and wind during the early morning hours Wednesday, knocking out power for thousands of customers across the Bay Area.
Ongoing updates from Desoto County as Tropical Storm Elsa approaches Florida.
After several different phases of COVID-19 vaccine rollout, all adults in Desoto County are now eligible for the vaccine.
DeSoto County Sheriff's K9 Lucy sniffed out a large amount of meth hidden in a car during a traffic stop. Deputies also found over $16,000 in drug money and charged the occupants with a number of felonies, including drug trafficking.
Ongoing updates from DeSoto County as Tropical Storm Eta impacts Florida.
If you feel sick, there are in-home, local, and national resources for you to get advice and medical help. Below is a list of hotlines, phone numbers, websites, and emails where you can get help in the Tampa Bay Area.