Call for Action helps woman prove she paid her bill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

NAPLES, Fla. - When a local woman paid her credit card debt in full, but kept getting bills and late fees sent to her house, she turned to Call for Action for help.Last summer, Ohi..
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Man pleads guilty in Hepatitis C case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A former Jacksonville radiology technician has pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing syringes of painkillers during patients' procedures and replaci..
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Attorney with Fla. Ponzi scam firm pleads guilty

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - An attorney formerly with the Florida law firm once run by convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has become the ninth person to plead guilty in the c..
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Victim identifed in deputy-involved shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The victim of a deputy-involved shooting that took place this week, has been identified as 31-year-old Jimmie Lee Matthews of Lehigh Acres. On Wednesday, at appro..
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Comcast changes leave some without a signal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Comcast made changes to accounts in Southwest Florida this week. This effected an estimated 70,000 customers.The signal was converted from analogue to digital.Com..
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20-Acre fire burns on Lee Rd.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A 20-acre fire was burning on Lee Rd., just south of Fiddlesticks Country Club, Friday afternoon. The fire is contained and was not a threat to any structures. (P..
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Collier Co. blood supplies are critically low

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Supplies of types A-, A+, O- and O+ are critically low in Collier County. “Immediate community support is vital to helping to ensure that our hospitals have ade..
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Child accused of bringing weed to school in a stuffed animal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- A Bonita Springs Middle School student was arrested Thursday for possession of marijuana after it was discovered that the student was allegedly hiding it in a..
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Tampa corrects misspelling of historic street

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa City Council has voted to correct the misspelling of one of its historic streets.    Council members on Thursday decided to change offic..
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Fla. boat captain charged in sunken yacht theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida boat captain is facing grand theft charges for allegedly sinking an 80-foot yacht so he could collect the insurance money.    State Chie..
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6 WWII veterans to receive France's highest honor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) - Six World War II veterans will receive France's highest honor in a ceremony in Pinellas Park.    The veterans will be awarded medals Frida..
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Price is Right Live show starts at Seminole Casino Immokalee

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Fans can "come on down" to The Price Is Right Live™ in The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Immokalee starting Friday, May 11. They'll get a chance to win cash, ..
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Aguilar takes the stand in his own defense

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Dr. Ephraim Aguilar, who is on trial for trafficking Oxycodone and a host of other drugs, took the stand in his own defense Friday.The 76-year-old said a number o..
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South Fla. city trains employees to fight crime

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Thinking about committing a crime in Deerfield Beach? Make sure the landscaper isn't looking.    About 70 city-employed landscapers and ..
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Fla. Panhandle woman sentenced for faking illness

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle woman has been sentenced to 364 days in jail and 18 months of probation for faking an illness to raise more than $19,000.   &nb..
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Judge says the trial will go on despite Casey's outbursts

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A judge has declared the murder of trail of Brian Casey will go on without him in the court room.Just Friday morning, Casey was brought in for a special hearing w..
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A/C thief arrested after neighbor gets license plate number

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a man Thursday who stole an air condenser and copper coils from a home in the 23300 block of Avocado Avenue in ..
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Suspect accused of stealing 2 jet skis and trailer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a North Port man in Punta Gorda this morning at 2:09 a.m. who was wanted for theft of two Jet Skis and a trailer ..
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Time Magazine cover causes controversy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Time Magazine's latest cover is creating quite an uproar around the country and here in Southwest Florida. The cover shows something that's completely natural, bu..
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2nd Person arrested in connection with early April murder

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, the Fort Myers Police Department arrested 18-year-old Sean Moore, of Fort Myers for First Degree Murder, Violation of Probation and six active felony..
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