CCSO searches for semi-truck stolen in Punta Gorda

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in locating a stolen semi-tractor and trailer reported taken at 11:13 p.m. Sunday from behind..
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'Rockin' on the Bay' will face the music at City Council

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

NAPLES, Fla. - "Each week we've really stepped up our A game and tried to get better each week," said Mike Randall, the event's promoter.This was the Bayfront on Saturday night. Hu..
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Man allegedly breaks into woman's home & strangles her

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Deputies arrested 42-year-old Harold Mitchell on burglary and stalking charges after he allegedly watched a woman talk on the phone for two hours before breakin..
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'Operation Safe Neighborhood' yields 328 guns in 2012

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 328 guns from City streets ..
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Dolphins win early vote in support of state help

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Miami Dolphins are getting early support from state legislators to use tax dollars to renovate Sun Life Stadium.    A Florida Senate pan..
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Man accused of abusing Haitian kids stands trial

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Michigan man's federal trial opened Tuesday with accusations of sexual abuse at a residential center he ran for poor children in Haiti's capital.    P..
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Fla. senators seek ways to prevent bad elections

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Miami senator wants more accountability for elections supervisors, pointing at what he says were mishandled elections in his county and four others. ..
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Winn Dixie donates 15,000 meals to Harry Chapin Food Bank

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Winn Dixie is helping to fight hunger in Southwest Florida. The grocer just presented a check to the Harry Chapin Food Bank that will provide more than 15,000 mea..
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Workshops to be held on 'Sanibel plan' changes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla. - Sanibel City Council will soon hold workshops to discuss possible changes to the city's development plan. According to the city, some of the island's older properti..
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FMPD makes arrest in November 2012 homicide case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police Detectives arrested Antwond Roberts, charging him with Second Degree Murder for the November 5, 2012 homicide investigation of Markeish Corbett...
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Food drive benefits Charlotte County Homeless Coaltion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - There's an easy way you can help feed the homeless in Charlotte County. City leaders have set up drop boxes at locations all over the city and need the communit..
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Elderly woman accused of stealing another woman's wallet

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Deputies are searching for an elderly woman who was caught on surveillance footage taking a wallet out of another woman's purse, inside of Wa..
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Miami woman jailed after flipping off judge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami woman was jailed on contempt charges after flipping off a judge during a drug possession hearing.    Miami television station NBC 6 (http://bit...
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Police seek ID on alleged credit card fraud suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police are seeking the identity of a man caught on surveillance video who allegedly used a stole credit card at Walmart. During the night of December 1..
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LCSO says crime is down

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office announces a -12.17 percent drop in crime as compared to last year. In Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) released today, the current crim..
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FMPD reports crime is down as compared to 2011

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department has submitted the Annual Uniform Crime Report to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for review. Overall crime is down in t..
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Star of Tosh.0 to perform at Barbara B. Mann

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- “The June Gloom Tour” with Daniel Tosh and special guest, Jarrod Carmichael, will be coming to the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on Friday, Jun..
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Over 1,500 hunters help capture 50 pythons in FL

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - More than 1,500 participants of a month-long python challenge have helped to capture 50 Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades.    The Florida Fish a..
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Fla. lawmakers push to tax online purchases

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida could soon join the line of other states trying to get online retailers to collect the state's sales tax.    A Senate panel on Tuesd..
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Fla. justices hears breath testing machine case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is in a quandary over a request from three drunken driving defendants for access to software for breath testing machines. &n..
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