Teen arrested for burglary, 10th booking

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD EAST, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrested a 15-year-old Englewood boy for Burglary. A witness reported he saw a young man looking in a front window in th..
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Coca-Cola halts ties to conservative law drafters

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Coca-Cola Co. has ended its membership in a conservative organization seen as the incubator for a string of new state laws on voting and a marketer of laws like F..
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Golf cart hit and run driver sentenced

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A hit and run driver received a jail sentence Thursday morning. A judge ruled in the case of a driver who hit a golf cart with his SUV and left the victims. L..
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2 Fla. school districts finalists for Broad prize

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Two Florida school districts have been named finalists for a prestigious urban education prize.    Miami-Dade and Palm Beach county school districts are..
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Police: Teen confesses to killing mom in S Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Police say a teenager has confessed to killing his mother in their South Florida apartment.    According to Miami-Dade Police, officers found Renette Em..
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Synthetic marijuana operation under investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Hillsborough Sheriff's detectives are investigating a warehouse that they say is a hub for synthetic marijuana distribution in Tampa.    On Wednes..
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Deputies: Monkey escapes from Fla. gas station

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - A monkey jumped out of his owner's car at a Florida gas station and deputies briefly joined the search for the primate.    A man flagged..
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Fla. task force examines 'stand your ground' law

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A task force set up by a Democratic state senator is examining whether change is needed to Florida's "stand your ground" self-defense law in the afterm..
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Florida offering license-free fishing on Saturday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The fishing will be free in Florida on Saturday.    License-free that is.    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commi..
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Woman arrested after toddler nearly drowns

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa Bay area woman has been charged with child neglect after deputies say she called 911 and yelled for dispatchers to "send someone out here" before h..
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Former NBA player Loren Woods charged with DUI

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say former NBA player Loren Woods was arrested on DUI charges in Tampa.    Jail records show 33-year-old Woods refused a blood-alcohol..
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Wildfire continues to burn along I-75 in Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A wildfire is still burning along I-75 in Collier County that started Wednesday evening. The interstate is back open in both directions at mile marker 101, af..
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List ranks SW Florida #1 most difficult area to evacuate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With hurricane season just ahead, a new study is some raising concern.  Experts say southwest Florida is the number one most difficult area to evacuate.&nb..
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Fire burning in Collier Co. estimated to be 500 acres

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- The fire burning near mile marker 89 in southern Collier County is estimated to be 500 acres.  As of 11 p.m. Wednesday night, it was only 25% contained..
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Cape PD in need of more volunteer officers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - They patrol the streets of Cape Coral and issue citations. These men and women are not officers, they're volunteers. They save the police department almost a mil..
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As snowbirds leave, SWFL charities call for more donations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It's the time of year when snowbirds start getting ready to head back home, and businesses aren't the only ones that will miss the extra traffic. Local charities..
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Cockpit Audio Released: Widow makes emergency landing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Newly released audio from inside the cockpit illustrate the tense moments when an 80 year old woman landed an airplane after her pilot husband collapsed. Helen ..
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More than two million people held as slaves

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - 2.4 Million people are being held in slavery at any given moment, according to new statistics from the United Nations. Human trafficking is a $32 Billion a year ..
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2 Fires burn near the Picayune Strand, started by lightning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

UPDATE 8:30 P.M.:  The 25-acre fire in the Picayne Strand is 100% contained.  The second fire in the Florida Panther Wildlife Refuge, is now at 300 acres and is 10% conta..
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New laws in Fla. take toll on citizen-led voter registration

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- We may not see the large, citizen-driven voter registration drives in Florida, this election year. That's because of new and tough laws governing the registration..
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