Ybor City street signs bring in $6,000 at auction

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - An auction raised more than $6,000 for a dozen Ybor City street signs removed by Tampa officials before the Republican National Convention.    The..
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Deputies: Tampa man fatally shoots intruder

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man called 911 after fatally shooting an intruder who had apparently kicked in the door of his garage.    The shooting happened ..
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Hollywood motorcycle cop injured in crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A Hollywood police officer was critically injured when he tried to stop two speeding motorcycles near Memorial Regional Hospital.    Officials..
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Panhandle GOP congressman in tough re-election bid

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A year after complaining about his congressional salary, first-term incumbent Republican Steve Southerland from Panama City hopes to hold off former longti..
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2 Fla. deputies fired after internal investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Two central Florida sheriff's deputies have been fired following an internal investigation into a traffic stop in Sanford.    The Orlando Sentin..
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Faulty heater causes fire in Daytona Beach home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Fire officials say a malfunctioning heater in a back bedroom may have caused a fire that left four people homeless in Daytona Beach.    Th..
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Two southbound lanes of I-75 have re-opened after accident

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Two lanes of southbound I-75 have re-opened at Corkscrew Rd. in Estero after a serious crash with injuries in the area. The driver of a tractor trailer may ha..
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Sandy, full moon intensify South Florida high tides

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Seasonal high tides intensified by a full moon and Hurricane Sandy have been flooding some South Florida streets. Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach an..
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Blue Ribbon Task Force Tutition Line

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott's higher education task force wants Florida to hold the line on tuition for community college students who transfer to universities after t..
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23rd Meningitis Case In Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A 69-year-old Marion County woman is the latest person in Florida to be diagnosed with meningitis because of a tainted steroid shot. Department of Hea..
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Child predator sting yields 40 arrests in SWFL

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A statewide initiative targeting online sexual predators found its way to Lee County over the previous seven days resulting in forty (40) arrests. The Lee County ..
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School leaders talk with parents about suicide signs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

CAOE CORAL, Fl. - In less than a month, two lee county teenagers took their own lives.  Now school leaders are reaching out to parents to address the issue head on. ..
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SWFL filmmaker recalls the famous HMS Bounty

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The sinking of the HMS Bounty Monday in the rough seas of Hurricane Sandy was an all-too-real drama for one of Hollywood's most famous replica tall ships. Southw..
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New web feature allows Collier voters to check wait times

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Day three of early voting is in the books and so far there's no indication that the lines are getting any shorter. But, in Collier County, there's a new featu..
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Call for Action: Management responds to mold in Audubon Cove

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A Call for Action investigation is getting answers about an apartment complex with mold.  We've learned the mold issue at Audubon Cove has been an issue fo..
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1 dead, 1 charged after apartment explosion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) - One man is dead and another is facing charges following what authorities believe was a meth lab explosion.    The Niceville Fire Department re..
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Judge denies gag order in Zimmerman case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida judge is denying prosecutors' request for a gag order in the trial of a neighborhood watch captain charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin. ..
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Arthrex donates $2,500 to Collier Child Care Resources

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Arthrex Inc. donated $2500 to Collier Child Care Resources, to help families with child care costs. The non-profit operates three child care centers in the co..
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Fort Myers Beach snowbirds battle Sandy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NORTH WILDWOOD, NJ-  "I just feel very fortunate that we're here with family and everyone's together.  We'll just have to weather it and take care of whatever happens aft..
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Crash on Veterans blocks traffic for an estimated 2 hours

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A crash involving injuries on Veterans at Del Prado has left eastbound Veterans completely blocked. Traffic is backed up to Country Club at this time. Cape Coral ..
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