2 arrested in Lee Co. on outstanding felony warrants

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Detectives with the Economic Crimes Unit of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office were pleased when suspects from cases in 2008 and 2009 were picked up on outstan..
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Twins voice positive feelings on Hammond upgrade talks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Minnesota Twins are feeling positive and upbeat about the talks with Lee County on upgrading Hammond Stadium and the surrounding sports complex. The Twins hav..
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CCSO discovers underground grow house operation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Detectives uncovered a rare find in Collier County on Wednesday: a marijuana grow operation underground. The Collier County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Na..
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New inmate job skill training begins at Charlotte Co. jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron announced that beginning today the jail offers a unique vocational training program, developed and taught by its commissary..
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Experts solve Naples Airport neighborhood dust mystery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Neighborhoods close to the Naples Municipal Airport finally have some answers about a mystery dust that's been covering their lanais and window sills. Some residents ..
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7-11 armed robbery suspects' identities sought

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public’s help in apprehending two suspects wanted for an armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday at a..
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Man accused of using ice cream truck to lure victim

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested 22-year-old Joseph Berube on sexual battery charges Wednesday, after accusations that he was involved with a 14..
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Former CCSO deputy denied bond on child porn charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A former deputy, accused of possessing child pornography, will remain behind bars. A magistrate judge denied bond for former Charlotte County Sergeant Kenneth Bar..
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Local forum aims to educate the public on 'bath salts'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The synthetic drugs known as "bath salts" have garnered a lot of attention in recent weeks, after several violent attacks have been linked to the substance. Bath ..
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FWC asks the public to report rare mink sightings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologists are asking for the public’s help in locating the rarely seen mink, a small, fast, semi-aquatic creature. Be..
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2 arrested in Charlotte for sale of alcohol to minors

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Juvenile Operations Unit conducted business alcohol compliance checks Wednesday on 11 Port Charlotte businesses. All but two ..
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Florida accuses feds of violating their own laws

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's top elections official threw allegations of law violations back at the federal government Wednesday rather than halt the state's efforts to ident..
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Florida justices hearing public defender dispute

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is considering whether overburdened public defenders can shed some felony cases.    The justices were hearing oral..
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Broward school district to add teaching jobs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The Broward County school district plans to add teaching jobs.    In a departure from recent years, when drastic layoffs loomed as schoo..
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Man steals car with baby sleeping inside

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police say they're looking for a man who stole a car, but abandoned it after realizing a baby was asleep in the backseat.    The baby's p..
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Study: Florida, Virginia have best building codes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Florida and Virginia have received good marks in a survey that looks at building codes in hurricane-prone states.    The Tampa-based Insurance Ins..
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New bond hearing set for Trayvon Martin shooter

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A new bond hearing is set for George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager.   &nbs..
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7-Eleven customer kicks knife out of robber's hand

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a quick-thinking customer kicked a knife out of a robber's hands and chased him out of an Orlando convenience store.    The good..
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Body of Tenn. swimmer washes onto Seaside beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEAGROVE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The body of a Tennessee teen washed ashore, a day after he went missing while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico.    Authorities say 18-year-..
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Hazing death leading to wide changes at FAMU

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University is planning to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars as part of efforts to revamp the school after the hazing death of a school..
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