Fla. property record official despite clerk error

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida appellate court on Thursday said electronic property records are official once they are filed even if later erased by mistake.    ..
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Man gets life for killing girlfriend's husband

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his girlfriend's estranged husband.    A Hernando County judge sentenc..
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Hialeah woman charged in absentee ballot fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Hialeah woman has been arrested for suspected absentee ballot fraud after authorities say she collected at least 31 ballots under suspicious circumstances. &nbs..
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Winning lotto ticket unclaimed in SWFL

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A $75,000 winning lotto ticket was sold in Fort Myers back in February, but the winner still hasn't come forward and the prize expires at midnight Thursday. "This..
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3 arrested in SWAT raid; 3rd time drug house has been raided

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives this morning at 6:30 a.m. with assistance of the SWAT team raided a known drug house east of Punta Gorda. Th..
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LCSO arrests 11 in prostitution sting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Deputies conducted an undercover prostitution sting that led to the arrest of 11 individuals Wednesday afternoon. The following individuals w..
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Boil water notice issued for Mobile Manor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Mobile Manor water company has experienced a water main break. Residents living in the Mobile Manor subdivision will need to boil water until further no..
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Man accused of killing his elderly dad held without bond

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -A Cape Coral man is being held without bond on 2nd degree murder charges after police arrest him for the death of his father in July.  Cape Coral Police arre..
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Identity of Collier murder victim released

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's Deputies continue to investigate the murder of a 48-year-old Walgreens employee at his home on the 8200 block of Key Royal Circle. Jo..
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Report details the death of Cape man and his son's arrest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Accused killer Leroy Taylor, Jr., made his first appearance before a Lee County judge Thursday morning. Taylor is charged with murdering his 91-year-old father in..
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Traffic stop leads to arrest on drug trafficking charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's road deputy made a traffic stop knowing the driver had a suspended license, and discovered quantities of drugs that resulted in eigh..
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Umpire ejects DJ in Fla. minor league game

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The music stopped at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach after a minor league umpire ejected the music DJ for playing "Three Blind Mice" during the..
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St. Petersburg to discuss RNC event zone, protests

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - St. Petersburg officials will talk about creating an "event zone" near Tropicana Field, which is host to the Republican National Convention's kickoff pa..
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Pregnant 17-year-old missing in St. Petersburg

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police in St. Petersburg are asking for the public's help in finding a pregnant teenager who was last seen a week ago.    Seventeen-year-..
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Fla. Panhandle animal shelter wins free pet food

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - An animal shelter in Florida's Panhandle won a year's supply of pet food.    The Lynn Haven Animal Shelter took second place in a contest spo..
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Fla. woman ticketed for riding outside bike lane

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida bicyclist has lost her fight against a ticket issued for riding outside a bike lane in Weston.    Molli Serrano was the ..
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Driver knocks Fla. construction worker off bridge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a construction worker on the Siesta Key Bridge in Sarasota.    Authorities say 60-year..
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Mass. police in Fla. seeking clues to teen's death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Investigators from Massachusetts are in Florida this week looking for clues in the unsolved disappearance and death of a teenage lifeguard 12 years ago.&n..
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Florida education board names interim commissioner

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's current public schools chancellor will serve as the state's interim education commissioner.    The State Board of Education appoin..
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Charlotte collecting lots of illegal campaign signs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARLOTTE Fla.- They seem to almost grow out of the ground like weeds.  With election season in full bloom, political signs dot the landscape across Southwest Florida.&nb..
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