Woman gets 12 years for part in fatal robbery

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

BARTOW, Fla. (AP)- A central Florida woman has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for her part in a fatal robbery.    A Polk County judge sentenced 27-year-old Jen..
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Lee Tran trolley increases fare

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Starting next year, if you are going to be riding on the Fort Myers Beach trolley, it's going to cost you a little more.The fare for the trolley will go up from 5..
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Twins announce new name to spring training facility

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sports Complex has a new name.The Minnesota Twins announced their spring training facility will be renamed the Century Link Sports Complex.The Minn..
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Two men arrested for shooting at occupied vehicle

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Two Port Charlotte men were arrested for allegedly shooting at a car that was following them Monday evening. 19-year-old Norvell Johnson and 18-year-old Jamele B..
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Teen recovering after Cape crash

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A teen is recovering at a Miami hospital after he was hit by a car Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened on Del Prado Avenue and SE 22nd Terrace.Trysten Thre..
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Lee warns residents to stay out of water at Yankee Beach

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Department of Health is advising the public not to enter the water at Yankee Beach. That's at North Shore Park on US 41 right before the Calo..
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Atheists challenge Ocala officials on prayer vigil

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

OCALA, Fla. (AP)- Atheists are objecting to a north Florida town's sponsoring of a prayer vigil after a recent spate of drive-by shootings, saying it violates separation of church ..
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1 convicted in terrorism plot deported to Haiti

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MIAMI (AP)- One man described as a soldier in a terrorism plot to destroy Chicago's Sears Tower and bomb FBI offices has been deported to Haiti.    Patrick Abraham w..
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Suspect caught in Miami hotel carjacking

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MIAMI, Fla.- Police arrested a man suspected of carjacking a woman and then injuring several people outside the J.W. Marriott hotel in downtown Miami as he fled.    ..
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Reward increases in Lakeland hit-and-run case

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LAKELAND, Fla.- Heartland Crime Stoppers is offering $6,000 for information leading to the arrest of a driver who fatally struck a Lakeland woman as she walked home from a restaura..
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Florida woman, 22, completes walk to Niagara Falls

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y.- A 22-year-old Florida woman has completed a 1,300-mile solo walk from her home on Florida's Gulf Coast to Niagara Falls, New York.    The Niagar..
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Man crushed by forklift accident in Tampa

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TAMPA, Fla.- A man has died after being crushed by a forklift at a Tampa steel supply company.    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says the incident occurred..
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Local man stars in major motion picture

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A local man is starring in a major motion picture that comes to theaters Friday.27-year old Alan Powell is  the lead in  "The Song", and is the son of S..
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New parents protect babies through "cocooning"

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Stacey Adams

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Today new parents aren't just worried about vaccines for their baby, but for anyone else who will be around the new baby!  Infant cocooning is something expe..
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Fire and Ice Firefighter Bachelor Auction at Dixie Roadhouse

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Dixie Roadhouse in Cape Coral is turning up the heat tonight, auctioning off seven of the most eligible firefighter bachelors, all to support an important member ..
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Two more sets of remains from reform school identified

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

TAMPA, Fla.- University of South Florida researchers say they have identified two more sets of remains buried on the grounds of the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys.   &n..
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Opening statements begin in loud music killing trial

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Jurors are scheduled to hear opening statements in a Jacksonville courtroom as the retrial of a white Florida man accused of killing a black teenager during an ..
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Family says St. Francis admin knew about prior assault

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Corey Lazar

FORT MYERS, Fla.- -New information from the Diocese of Venice regarding the volunteer at St. Francis Xavier Church who admitted to sexually molesting a 13-year-old back in 2013."It..
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Law enforcement concerned over website that copies keys

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A new website called keysduplicated.com sells convenience when it comes to getting your keys copied, but law enforcement expert said it's a threat to homeowne..
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Precious jewelry stolen in daytime Cape Coral burglaries

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-  Terrifying home burglaries in Cape Coral. Thousands of dollars in precious items were stolen. Police say the crooks committed the crimes in the light of day..
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