Judge won't rule in Fla prison health care dispute

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A state circuit court won't rule on whether legislators broke the law to privatize Florida's prison health care system.    Circuit Judge Kev..
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FDLE clears retired NE Florida police chief

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has cleared a retired St. Augustine Beach police chief accused of taking firearms, a mountain bike and a motorc..
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Camera catches burglar, deputies need ID

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a stealthy man who broke into an east Fort Myers home recently, but unknowingly..
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McGregor reopens after 2-vehicle crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A two-vehicle accident shut down McGregor Blvd. at Maravilla Ave. Wednesday afternoon. The roadway has reopened. A truck was heading northbound on McGregor, when ..
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Downtown Ft. Myers prepares for Freedom Fest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Several streets in Downtown Fort Myers are being shut down to get ready for Freedom Fest. The independence day party will feature attractions, live music and fire..
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The Cape gets ready for Red, White & Boom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Wednesday morning's Freedom 5k Run kicked off a day-long Fourth of July celebration in Cape Coral. Crews are working in overdrive to transform Cape Coral Parkway ..
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Victim's ID released in Pine Manor shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The victim in Tuesday evening's shooting has been identified as 28-year-old Edward Placide. Lee County Sheriff's deputies responded to Pizza Hut on U.S. 41 in Ft...
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One person injured in highway rollover crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A rollover accident on southbound I-75 left Angelina Osipov injured Wednesday morning. The crash took place near mile marker 144 in Lee County. Osipov was taken t..
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Lifeguard fired for rescue outside designated area

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida lifeguard who saved a drowning man has been fired for leaving the section of the beach his company is paid to patrol.   &nbs..
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Car crashes into house in Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A car crashed into a house on SW 17th Ave. in Cape Coral around 8:00 a.m. Debris scattered around the home and on the car, but no injuries were reported. The home..
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Miami officials seek end to celebratory gunfire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

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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Temporary concert hall proposed for RNC in Tampa

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A charity called Citizens Helping Heroes has applied for city permits to create an exclusive, temporary concert hall during the Republican National Convention.&n..
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Hundreds of FPL workers deployed to Mid-Atlantic

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Hundreds of Florida Power and Light workers are among the crews helping restore power in the Mid-Atlantic.    The company says it deploy..
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Number of dry counties in Florida dwindling

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) - On a recent afternoon at The Brown Lantern, a sprawling restaurant and bar in the middle of this north Florida town, a patron calls out a time-worn joke to ow..
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Dagger concealed in comb handle at justice center

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy at the Justice Center in Punta Gorda arrested a Deep Creek woman Tuesday after finding a dagger in her purse that was conceal..
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Captain America helps kick off Independence Day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Who could be better than Captain America to kick off Independence Day celebrations?  He joined the runners today at the foot of the Cape Coral bridge to kic..
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Some question Sheriff's 'black on black crime' statement

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - In the aftermath of a deputy involved shooting along I-75, Lee county Sheriff Mike Scott commented on a reporter's question regarding a rise in violent crime. The ..
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INVEST to prevent domestic violence homicides

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fl. - Intimate Violence Enhanced Services Team or INVEST. it's a new effort in Collier County to prevent domestic violence homicides.  The idea is to incr..
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Naples burn victim comes out of surgery okay

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

NAPLES, Fl. - New information about a Naples father and son burned when their boat caught on fire this weekend. Neighbors say 11-year-old Kristoff Sempf had surgery Tuesday af..
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Pledge of Allegiance earns free car wash at Lehigh business

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Classic Car Wash 2 in Lehigh Acres offered people a free car wash if they could correctly recite the Pledge of Allegiance. This is the first time the car wash h..
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