Attorney speaks out for woman accused of groping TSA agent

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The attorney representing a passenger arrested for patting down a TSA agent says his client had a responsibility to point out an offensive and improper search. WI..
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Lee County kidney recipient dies from complications

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Kidney recipient, Jason Pieczonka passed away in a Miami hospital on Tuesday night. Pieczonka's fiance is a teacher at Six Mile Charter School. It was one of her ..
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LeMieux drops out of Florida's GOP US Senate race

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former Sen. George LeMieux dropped out of the Republican primary for Senate on Wednesday, saying that he can't compete against Connie Mack IV's famous name..
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Two boys arrested for allegedly stealing go-cart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two Port Charlotte boys that allegedly stole a $2,000 Go-Cart, stripped it, and used it for joyriding. The juve..
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Man who made 2 rescues in 2 days to be honored

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man who made two rescues in two days is being honored by the St. Petersburg Fire Department for his lifesaving actions - but he's modest about his goo..
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Tampa area school loses state football title

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

SEFNER, Fla. (AP) - Armwood High School has been stripped of its 2011 Class 6A state football championship.    The Florida High School Athletic Association released ..
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Couple takes nontraditional path to Columbia Univ.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Anthony Langhorne's future sat hidden on his desk.    Buried under postcards and invitations from a variety of universities and small col..
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Mother goes on Facebook, finds the son she gave up

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - She didn't see her newborn before the baby was whisked away from her, out of her life. But when an attorney came to her hospital bed with a paper to sign,..
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Woman Planning Orphanage in Ugandan Village

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Arielle Ferrell can tell you about the pride and strength of poverty-stricken people she's met and helped in such far-flung locales as Honduras, Haiti and the..
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Boys dies after being found in swimming pool

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 2-year-old boy who fell into a swimming pool during a birthday party at a Lakeland home over the weekend has died.    The Pol..
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Zimmerman's wife had $63,000 before bond hearing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Records released by prosecutors show the wife of a former neighborhood watch leader who killed Trayvon Martin had almost $63,000 in her bank account the day be..
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Body found in backyard of man facing rape charge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say they've found human remains in the backyard of a central Florida man already facing child rape and kidnapping charges.    Po..
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Widows of 2 officers sue man charged in shootings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The widows of two Tampa police officers fatally shot in 2010 are suing the man charged in the shootings.    The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/LCg..
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American Black Film Festival stars in Miami Beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The American Black Film Festival kicks off in Miami Beach.    The 16th annual of the prestigious festival honoring black cinema runs Wednesd..
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Florida Panther found dead in Southwest Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A young Florida panther has been found dead in Southwest Florida.    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that the body ..
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3 arrested for vandalizing graves in Ocala

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Three men are accused of vandalizing dozens of graves at Highland Memorial Park in Ocala.    They were arrested Tuesday.    Ocala p..
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Daytona Speedway to make grandstands smoke-free

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

DAYTONA, Fla. (AP) - The grandstands at Daytona International Speedway will soon be smoke-free.    NASCAR driver Jeffrey Earnhardt held a press conference Tuesday al..
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Lawsuit calls Fla. voter purge discrimination

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

MIAMI (AP) - Several groups of Floridians will rally outside a Miami courthouse asking Gov. Rick Scott to halt a contentious push to remove potentially ineligible voters from the r..
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Miami county commission may ban bath salts

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade commissioners are tentatively approving a move to outlaw the sale of the synthetic drug bath salts.    The drug can make users aggressive and..
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Poll: Majority of Florida voters support purge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Three out of five Florida voters say they favor Gov. Rick Scott's effort to purge potential non-citizens from the state's voter rolls, a poll released Wedn..
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