Fla. insurance officials to get health care update

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida insurance officials are getting an update on health care coverage following the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling that upheld the federal Afford..
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Man charged in abortion clinic fire pleads guilty

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An illiterate homeless man with a long criminal history pleaded guilty on Thursday to setting a fire that gutted a Pensacola abortion clinic in January. ..
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Judge to hear pretrial motions in Greer fraud case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The judge in the fraud case of former Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer is set to hear arguments on a pair of motions just weeks shy of his trial.&nb..
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St. Petersburg creates event zone for RNC

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The city of St. Petersburg has set up rules for an event zone during the Republican National Convention that will create a parade route and prohibit cer..
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Downtown employees may stay home during convention

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tenants of one of Tampa's tallest skyscrapers are getting new advice from the landlord for the week of the Republican National Convention: stay home if you can.&..
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Dad of Ohio cancer patient, 4, denies Disney trip

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A 4-year-old girl who went through two years of cancer treatments isn't being allowed to go on a Make-A-Wish trip to Disney World because her father said she's ..
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FWC announces 15th panther death of 2012

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Southwest Florida has lost another panther. This is the 15nd panther mortality for 2012, at least seven of which were caused by vehicles. Florida Fish and Wildlif..
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Central Fla. man fatally shot in home invasion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say five masked home invaders fatally shot a 50-year-old man in east Orange County.    The attackers kicked in the door to a home in..
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Rare sea turtle dies a week after surgery in Fla.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials say a rare Kemp's Ridley sea turtle has died a week after undergoing surgery to remove hooks from his mouth and intestines and fis..
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Parents: Neighborhood watch death not God's plan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - The parents of the unarmed teen who was shot and killed by a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer rejected the shooter's claim that the death was a part of God..
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Tomato grower settles harassment lawsuit

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - One of the state's major tomato growers will pay two women $150,000 and change the way it deals with harassment complaints to settle a federal lawsuit. ..
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Florida's largest cockfighting trial gets under way

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL - Pedro Lopez' Fort Myers home was raided in the fall of 2010 after an undercover investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's office.  Deputies say the investigat..
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Lee suit heads into fourth day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- Nathan Lee's wrongful death suit against the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office started out this morning with an objection by the plaintiff.  Lee's attorney P..
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New store raising money for local charities

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - West Marine is celebrating the opening of its new flagship store in Fort Myers with a charity fundraiser to support local, non-profit groups in southwest Florida..
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In Florida, Obama aims to keep pressure on Romney

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is trying to keep the pressure on rival Mitt Romney, opening two days of campaigning in Florida in search of military veterans, seniors and..
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ATV committee determined to get park in Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - After nearly a decade, plans for an ATV park in Collier County are back on track. After a series ATV accidents, the community is once again saying they need a..
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Neighbors say Cape man found dead was quiet, kind

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police continue to investigate the death of an elderly man found inside his home. Police first responded to 505 SW 49th Lane Wednesday morning."We wer..
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Presidential visit poses parking problems

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  If you have plans Friday morning, be advised, the presidential visit will be closing down two main roads in downtown.  Parking will also be a challeng..
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Fuel tanker overturns on I-4

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Eastbound lanes of Florida's main east-west corridor have reopened following a crash that involved an overturned fuel tanker.    The Florida Hi..
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Mistrial declared for driver in officer shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A mistrial has been declared in the case against a Tampa Bay area woman facing federal charges connected to two Tampa police officers being fatally shot outside ..
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