CCSO investigates 'car-hopping' in Englewood area

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives continue their investigations into “car hopping” of 10 unlocked vehicles in the Englewood area over the past week..
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Mass. man wins Hemingway look-alike contest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - A Massachusetts restaurateur has won a Facebook-based competition seeking the man who most looks like Ernest Hemingway. Richard Costello of Chatham bested 86 ..
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Suit alleges sexual abuse at Miami charter school

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - In a lawsuit filed against a Miami charter school, a woman claims her 7-year-old son was bullied and sexually assaulted by an 11-year-old boy.    The mo..
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Fla. gets $9 million bonus in food stamp program

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is getting a $9.1 million bonus from the federal government over how the state is running its food stamp program.    The Department ..
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Fla. election law draws new legal challenge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union along with a Tampa state senator and other groups are challenging a Florida election law.    The ACLU, St..
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Naples man facing charges of battery on elderly couple

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Mitchell James Toddy, 20, was arrested Sunday morning after assaulting a 71-year-old Naples man and his 65-year-old wife. The victims were taking a morning ..
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Unidentified body found in Lee Co. pond

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On Saturday at 9:38 a.m., Lee County Sheriffs deputies responded to the 17000 block of San Carlos Blvd. where a body was found floating in a pond. A woman called ..
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Man accused of fleeing deputy when traffic stop attempted

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy Sunday recognized a driver wanted for fleeing to elude last week, made the traffic stop, and found methamphetamine and $3,..
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USS Mohawk becomes artificial reef in Lee Co.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A piece of history found a new home at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico Monday. Explosions were set off aboard the USS Mohawk at 12:36 Monday afternoon. The 165-f..
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Better transportation options coming to SWFL veterans

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Within the next few months, Southwest Florida veterans in need could have easier access to transportation. Monday morning, federal officials announced plans to gi..
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Teens accused in delivery shooting make first appearances

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two teenagers will remain in custody after being charged with killing a food delivery man last week.Eddie Leonard, 16, and Dejerion Stewart, 17, appeared before a..
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Pinellas County sheriff cracks down on fake pot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri wants convenience stores to stop selling synthetic marijuana.    The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly..
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IDs of 3 killed outside Marlins Park released

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Miami police say a 10-year-old Georgia girl remains hospitalized in critical condition after she and three relatives were struck by a minivan outside Marlins Park.&nbs..
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Palfrey ends Cuba-Florida swim amid strong current

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - A 49-year-old grandmother and veteran endurance swimmer scuttled her quest early Sunday to become the first woman to swim unaided from Cuba to the Florida Key..
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Fla. man dies in crash at Citrus County Speedway

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INVERNESS, Fla. (AP) - A 62-year-old southwest Florida man has died after an accident at the Citrus County Speedway.    Drivers were competing in a special figure-8 ..
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Fla. inmate escapes from work crew

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUTLER, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who disappeared from his work crew in north Florida.    Fifty-four year-old Dean Adams was last seen..
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Boy, 7, drowns off St. Pete Beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 7-year-old boy drowned off St. Pete Beach.    A bystander performed CPR after the boy was pulled from the Gulf of Mexic..
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Man brings woman's body to Gainesville hospital

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Police are investigating after a man drove up to a Gainesville hospital's emergency department with a dead body inside his vehicle.    Gaine..
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Police say woman killed man, stuffed him in bag

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida woman is accused of killing a man and stuffing his body into a bag.    Lake City police say they received a 911 call on Saturd..
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Retired astronaut killed in jet ski crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a retired astronaut died in a jet ski crash off Pensacola Beach.    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials ..
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