Drunk man crashes through FL sheriff's station lot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in the Florida Panhandle say a drunk driver crashed his car through a sheriff's substation parking lot before heading to a nearby bar.   &..
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4 charged with robbing Florida woman 3 times

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say four people have been charged with robbing a central Florida woman three times.    The Polk County Sheriff's Office says the vi..
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Mosquitoes swarm in northeast Florida after Debby

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - Mosquitoes are swarming in parts of northeast Florida flooded by Tropical Storm Debby.    Biologists say St. Johns County has seen a 35 pe..
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Fla's shorebird community hit hard by T.S. Debby

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Tropical Storm Debby took a heavy toll on shorebirds in the Tampa Bay area.    The Tampa Tribune (http://bit.ly/MXfagW ) reports bird ste..
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4 shot in July 4th incidents in West Palm Beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a woman was struck by a stray bullet and three teens were shot a short time later during Fourth of July celebrations in West Palm Beach.&nbs..
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Body found in Tampa Bay after boater goes missing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A body has been recovered from Tampa Bay hours after a man was ejected from his boat near the Gandy Bridge.    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservat..
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4th of July at Ft. Myers Beach means business boost

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- The 4th of July is always a great day for families to hit the beach and enjoy the sand and surf. This year, with the holiday falling in the middle of the we..
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Fireworks light up Red, White & Boom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The sky above southwest Florida was lit up last night with all types of 4th of July fireworks displays. The biggest event, Red, White & Boom, brought thousan..
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4th of July festivities happening in SWFL

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Punta Gorda 4th Fest 2012 at Laishley Park: When- 10:00 a.m. What to expect- Waterslides, live music (starting at 6pm), vendors, food and beer. Cost- $3 admission, children under 1..
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Behind the scenes at Cape Coral's Red White and Boom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Scott Nichols has spent almost a decade in the firework industry but still gets a thrill out of every show. "It's exciting to watch a show come together on time ..
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Cape Coral's Red White and Boom celebration under way

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- It's the biggest fourth of July celebration in southwest Florida: Cape Coral's Red White and Boom. Thousands of people are expected to fill the streets. &n..
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Fireworks sales up in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fireworks sales at American Fireworks on U.S. 41 are up this year, according to the shop's owner. Chris Whited says part of the reason he's seeing a boom in busin..
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Car plows into Cape Coral home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- "I was sleeping at 7:30 in the morning and I heard a ruckus in my house. I came running down and saw a car in my kitchen," said homeowner Michelle Panaretos...
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Private donations help fund Marco Island fireworks display

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Marco Island's annual Fourth of July fireworks display is set to light the sky around 9pm. This year, community donations helped fund the show during tough econ..
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Collier man accused of stabbing another with kitchen knife

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A 24-year-old East Naples Man is under arrest, accused of stabbing an acquaintance.Jonathan Winsey faces felony charges of aggravated assault with a deadly we..
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Fla. lifeguard fired for rescue outside beach zone

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida lifeguard who rushed to save a drowning man has been fired for leaving the section of the beach his company is paid to patrol. &n..
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Miami officials seek end to celebratory gunfire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

MIAMI (AP) - Miami city officials are urging residents not to add celebratory gunfire to their Fourth of July fireworks.    Mayor Tomas Regalado, Miami Police Chief ..
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Coast Guard unloads cocaine worth $26M at Fla port

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Coast Guard officials have unloaded a ton of cocaine worth about $26 million at a central Florida port.    Coast Guard officials tel..
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Man critically injured while clearing Debby debris

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida public works employee was struck by a utility pole that snapped while he was clearing debris from Tropical Storm Debby.    A..
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Body of missing Miss. swimmer found on Fla. beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say the body of a missing Mississippi swimmer has been found along a Florida Panhandle beach.    Panama City Beach police ..
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