Prisoner in deputy car injured in crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Charges are pending in the crash involving a Manatee County sheriff's deputy and a prisoner in his cruiser.    The Florida Highway Patrol says..
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2nd of 3 siblings accused in crime spree sentenced

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - The sister among three Florida siblings wanted in a multistate crime spree was sentenced Monday to 24 years in prison for a shootout in Colorado.    Le..
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CCSO arrests 2 for neighborhood fight involving 3 victims

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested two in a neighborhood fight in Port Charlotte Saturday morning involving three victims. Cody James Miller, 20, of..
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Man, dog die in Sarasota County house fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VENICE, Fla. (AP) - Sarasota County fire officials say a 45-year-old man and a dog died in a house fire.    Firefighters responded to a call around 1 p.m. Sunday and..
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Off-duty Collier County deputy involved in shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - A Golden Gate Estates man is hospitalized after being shot while allegedly trying to break into the home of an off-duty Collier County Sheriff's deputy...
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Cape Coral Police seeking suspect in early morning attack

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect who attacked an off-duty Charlotte County Sheriff's Corrections Deputy Sat..
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Boater rescues pilot after plane crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Coast Guard officials say a boater rescued the pilot of an aircraft that crashed into water near Port Canaveral. Petty Officer 2nd Class Dwayne Matthews..
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Gov. signs bill naming Florida's official flagship

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott has signed a bill naming a 73-year-old schooner the state's official flagship. The 130-foot Schooner Western Union is based in Key ..
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Town hall meeting held on Trayvon Martin shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Civil rights advocates will be discussing the shooting death of Trayvon Martin and its impact on the Sanford community. A town hall meeting will be held Saturd..
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Polar bear dance party to protect Arctic Ocean

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - A polar bear dance party in Miami will help raise awareness on protecting America's Artic Ocean, while also attempting to set a world record. Concerned citizens are ex..
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Sisters raise money for school with songs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla - Two young sisters, Mikara Bridley, age 13 and Michel'le Bridley, age 8, known as "Bridley2Bridley" put on a benefit concert to help raise mone..
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Authorities investigate dead animal pictures posted online

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CLEWISTON, Fla. - It's a disturbing case out of Clewiston. Pictures of dead animals were posted online, with comments attached saying that the dog and alligator were intentionally ..
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First Lady Michelle Obama makes a stop in Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- First Lady Michelle Obama spent Friday afternoon in Southwest Florida hoping to gain support and money for her husband's presidential campaign. Just before 5:00, Mrs..
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Forgoing graduation for a paycheck in southwest Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Forgoing graduation for a paycheck!  But these students aren't walking into the career they spent years studying for.  They're working in fields they ..
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Jen Chapin performs benefit concert for food bank

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Jen Chapin, a musician and hunger activist, spent the day in Fort Myers Friday. She's the daughter of Southwest Florida's food bank namesake and hunger pioneer, H..
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I-75 crash survivor notifies state of plans to sue

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida man who survived the deadly Interstate 75 crash that killed 11 people in January has sent notice that he intends to sue the Florida Highway Pat..
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Miss Jade to give debut performance to help homeless vets

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Homeless veterans are getting some help from an unlikely source: a drag queen. Miss Jade is taking the stage for her debut performance at this weekend's "Housing ..
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The wheels on the taxi stay still

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - You remember that line about one man's trash makes another's treasure? Think about that when you learn about the guys who created Street Media, and what they call th..
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Single mom evicted from fraudulently-rented home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Emanoel Thermitus' dream of having a house for her three sons crumbled in a single day.She'd only been living in her Golden Gate Estates rental home for one week when..
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Scott vetoes Florida university tuition bill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is rejecting a bill that would have let two major universities raise tuition higher than what is currently allowed.   &nb..
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