Fla. Keys on hunt for crocodile response agents

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Officials in the Florida Keys say they've gotten an enthusiastic response to two jobs postings for part-time employees to help battle growing crocodile probl..
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3 South Fla. police arrested in immigrant beatings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Three South Florida police officers have been arrested in connection with a series of immigrant beatings following a year-plus investigation.    Homeste..
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Pa. police seeking remains of missing Fla. girl

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) - State police in southwestern Pennsylvania are searching for the skeletal remains of 7-year-old girl last seen walking to school in Tampa, Fla. nearly 30 years..
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Precautionary boil water notice in Labelle lifted

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

Saturday, July 7, 2012 Update: The Boil water notice for the City of LaBelle has been lifted. _______________________________________________________________________________ A prec..
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30 arrests made in school district check fraud case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Unit and the Fort Myers Police Department announce the arrests of 30 people in a check cashing scam. During ..
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1,500-acre fire being fought in Everglades National Park

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Everglades National Park’s Fire Management Division is suppressing a lightning ignited wildfire which started Tuesday. It has now burned approximately..
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Fired Fla. lifeguard will be offered job back

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Florida lifeguard who was fired after leaving his post to help rescue a swimmer outside his zone will be offered his job back.    J..
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Atwater appeal rejected by Florida Supreme Court

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that a 2008 Florida law establishing a 48-hour moratorium on public adjusters is unconstitutional on the basis it restr..
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Man accused of trying to steal a car had no way to start it

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 28-year-old Alva man Wednesday night, for allegedly breaking into a vehicle and attempting to steal it. David Driscoll ..
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Everglades City man allegedly held woman at gunpoint in home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla.- Aaron Tost, 27 was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly holding up a woman at gunpoint. Deputies said the suspect entered an acquaintance's home, put a gun ..
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Suspect claims to be doctor, calls in own prescriptions

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- On Tuesday, Naples Police responded to the NCH Health Care Group in reference to obtaining prescription drugs by fraud. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim a..
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Naples man faces charges after alleged hit and run

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Johny Francois, 26, was arrested Wednesday evening after leaving the scene of a car accident involving injury. Francois' black Mitsubishi Montero was stopped ..
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Officials urge cash donations for Debby victims

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State officials are urging private citizens to help the victims of Tropical storm Debby with cash donations to established relief organizations.  ..
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New threat discovered in wake of Tropical Storm Debby

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Even though the path of damage left behind by Tropical Storm Debby has been mostly cleaned up, the storm has left a potentially dangerous footprint on part ..
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Zimmerman's bail set at $1M in Trayvon Martin case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin can be released from jail while he awaits trial on a second-degree murder charge.    ..
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Car accident claims the life of Okeechobee woman

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

GLADES COUNTY, Fla.- An Okeechobee woman was involved in a fatal accident late Wednesday night on Glades County Road 721. Miranda Steve, 28, was traveling northbound approaching B..
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2 young Charlotte Co. boys arrested for kayak theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two boys involved in stealing a kayak, items from another boat, and attempting to steal a motorboat in the Englewood..
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Attorney: Casey Anthony rejected early plea deal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

MIAMI (AP) - Casey Anthony's attorney said he strongly considered early in the case whether she should plead guilty to a lesser charge to avoid the death penalty if convicted of mu..
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Woman survives jump from Sunshine Skyway bridge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a woman has survived a fall from the Sunshine Skyway bridge near St. Petersburg.    The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/M1..
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FL man injured when firework explodes in his hands

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Tampa Bay-area man has been severely injured after a firework exploded in his hands.    Tampa police say Matthew Lewandowski of ..
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