Online GED testing available in some parts of Fla

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Adults wanting to earn an equivalent degree to a high school diploma in Florida may soon be able to take GED exams online in some parts of the state. ..
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Fla. DCF unveils new, cheerful logo, website

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Department of Children and Families is launching a new logo and website to make services more accessible to Florida residents.    Secret..
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LSCO warns of employment scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- After receiving a call on the fraud line from a concerned citizen who almost fell for what appeared to be a legitimate classified ad, the Lee County Sheriff&rsquo..
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Fires burn in Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Two fires were burning in Collier County as of 3 p.m. Monday. Units arrived at a residence on Justice Circle off Immokalee in response to a fire at 3:05 p.m A..
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Dollar Store robbery in North Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public’s help in apprehending a suspect wanted for a robbery that occurred on Sunday at the Dollar S..
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Englewood woman allegedly smashes cruiser while DUI

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GROVE CITY, Fla.- Two Charlotte County Sheriff's officers got out of the way seconds before a drunk driver side swiped a CCSO patrol car on Placida Road by Lemon Bay High School Mo..
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Man facing criminal mischief charges: allegedly on 'Spice'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

NAPLES, Fla.- Michael Vale, 33, was arrested on Sunday after an incident at a Golden Gate apartment home. Officers responded to a call from the residents of the apartment home af..
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Woman faces fraud charges after using found credit card

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A 34-year-old Loxahatchee woman is accused of fraudulently using a credit card found in a grocery store. On May 21, the Lee County Sheriff's Office was contacted ..
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Ft. Myers man accused of sexually assaulting 4-y/o child

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 29-year-old Fort Myers man is facing charges of sexual assault on a 4-year-old child after the victim came forward on July 10th. Edgar Perez-Lopez is accus..
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Newlyweds return home to find house burglarized

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A new Fort Myers husband and wife returned to their home on Oasis Park Rd. after the wedding on Saturday to find it had been burglarized. Though the residence was..
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Husband sues CCSO for the death of Denise Amber Lee

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Jury selection took place Monday morning, in the case to see if the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office contributed to the death of a North Port woman. Denise..
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Twin brothers face criminal mischief charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Twin brothers, John and Jacob Faircloth, were arrested on Sunday after allegedly harassing a victim in his car on Sunday. According to reports, the brothers w..
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Pt. Charlotte woman accused of stabbing boyfriend

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte woman after she stabbed her boyfriend with a kitchen knife at her home Saturday. Christina Mar..
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2 men try to break into home through doggie door

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

GULFPORT, Fla. (AP) - Two men face burglary charges after authorities say they tried to break into a Gulfport home through a doggie door.    The home owner called po..
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Englewood man accused of home and vehicle burglaries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD EAST, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested an Englewood man for burglary to six vehicles on Euston Avenue in Englewood East on June 30; all but one was un..
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Troopers ID body of woman found in canal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the body of a woman found in a Broward County canal.    Troopers say 44-year-old Arles Ramos Rod..
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Officer shot, wounded in 6-hour standoff

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) - Police in central Florida have arrested a man they say shot and wounded an officer during a six-hour standoff.    The Palm Bay Police Departmen..
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Deputies: 5 pedestrians struck, injured by SUV

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) - Five pedestrians have been injured after authorities say they were struck by a driver who then fled the scene.    The Palm Beach County Sheri..
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Police: Man charged in brother's stabbing death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

SWEETWATER, Fla. (AP) - Police in South Florida say they've arrested a man who stabbed his brother more than 65 times with a knife.    Sweetwater police say 23-year-..
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Democrats' 2012 strategy includes attacks on Scott

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - The fact that Gov. Rick Scott isn't on the ballot this year isn't stopping Democrats from making him an issue as they try to keep President Barack Obama and ..
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