Cape PD: keep your purse close when you shop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it can be easy to lose track of your belongings such as a wallet or purse. Right now, a woman is behind bars sus..
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Moore Haven boy overcomes obstacles after gator attack

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOORE HAVEN, Fla.- From typical teenager to medical marvel, the Moore Haven teen survived a near-fatal gator attack earlier this year. When it happened, Fred Langdale's story grabb..
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Man's home robbed while at job interview

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh Acres man comes home to find a broken window and $700 worth of electronics missing. 27-year old Preston Spradlin says he was gone nearly 5 hours Monda..
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Red Cross volunteers return home while others ship out

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Red Cross volunteer, Bobbi Rickey, is back home after spending two weeks on Long Island helping victims of Hurricane Sandy.  "We would get on..
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Water main break affects FMB neighborhood

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- The precautionary boil water notice has been lifted for Ft. Myers Beach, following the low pressure drop issue and the satisfactory completion of the bacter..
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Man pleads guilty to killing ex-girlfriend

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in a wooded area.    Without a deal in place,..
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Dog found hanging from a tree in Lee County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Domestic Animal Services and the Lee County Sheriff's Office are seeking information regarding the death of a dog found hanging from a tree Wednesday m..
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CCSO teams up with partners in annual Feed Collier

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff’s Office and its community partners recently provided Thanksgiving dinners to 200 families across Collier County. Four fami..
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Fla. jury awards man's neighbors $1.6 million

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GOODLAND, Fla. (AP) - A Southwest Florida jury awarded $1.65 million to neighbors of a man accused of taunting the neighborhood.    Following a two-day trial last we..
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North Florida election fraud hearing delayed

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A suspended north Florida supervisor of elections is seeking dismissal of charges against her in a voting fraud case.    A hearing set for W..
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Fla. justices issue split decision for immigrants

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court says non-citizen immigrants can appeal their guilty or no-contest pleas on grounds defense lawyers failed to warn them that they'..
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Man fatally shoots a dog in Gulf Cove

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GULF COVE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday concerning two dogs charging at a man out for his morning walk in Gulf Cove when he f..
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Neighbor charged with killing family's pet turkey

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GULF BREEZE, Fla. (AP) - Investigators say a neighbor and his friend used a bow and arrow to shoot and kill a Panhandle family's pet turkey for their Thanksgiving dinner. &nbs..
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TV chef Art Ginsburg 'Mr. Food' dies at 81

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Art Ginsburg, the delightfully dorky television chef known as Mr. Food, died at his home in Weston, Fla., Wednesday following a struggle with pancreatic cancer. He was 81. &nb..
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Ex-Miami Bch. code officer sentenced for extortion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The former lead compliance officer for Miami Beach has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for extorting money from a local nightclub owner.   &..
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Pinellas County to put fluoride back in water

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Pinellas County Commissioners say they want to put fluoride back into the drinking water, reversing a decision made more than a year ago.    ..
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Manatee calf rescued in Florida Keys

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A manatee calf that was likely struck by a boat has been rescued by marine mammal experts in the Florida Keys.    The almost 6-foot-long male,..
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Ocala woman reports stolen Thanksgiving turkey

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - An Ocala woman says thieves stole her Thanksgiving turkey from a freezer in her garage.    The Ocala Star-Banner (http://bit.ly/QY0c1f ) reports J..
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Police: Boy fired Airsoft gun at Fla. bus stop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors in central Florida are considering felony charges against an 11-year-old boy who police say shot an Airsoft gun at classmates.    F..
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Teen in Fla. fatal bus shooting stays in detention

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida teen charged with fatally shooting a girl while riding a school bus will remain in a juvenile detention center.    The 15-year-old waive..
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