Teen suspects leave $3,000 in damages to Englewood home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD EAST, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two teen boys for burglarizing an Englewood East home and doing $3,000 in damages. A 13-year-old and 14-year-ol..
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Scott refuses to ban guns during RNC convention

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has refused a request to prohibit the carrying of guns in downtown Tampa during the Republican National Convention this summer.    ..
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Terri Schiavo foundation moves north

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Terri Schiavo's family members have moved the foundation they started after her death from St. Petersburg to Philadelphia.    Her brother..
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3 arrested during Occupy Miami May Day rally

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Organizers say 200 people attended the May Day rally held by Occupy Miami and three people were arrested.    The group gathered Tuesday in downtown Miam..
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Beware of travel scams when planning a summer vacation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is advising Southwest Florida residents to be on the lookout for scammers who are turning summer travel plans into nightmare..
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Human skull, military explosives found at home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. (AP) - A human skull and military explosives were among the items found in a South Daytona home.    Police Lt. Ron Wright told the Orlando Sentin..
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Man allegedly has sex with 14-yr.-old runaway multiple times

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested Warren David Lee Thompson, 28, of 4718 North Fairway Drive, on charges for having sex with a 14-year-old runawa..
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Charges coming in Florida hazing death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Experts say that when prosecutors announce criminal charges Wednesday in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University band member, they will embark on ..
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3 dead after crash in Golden Gate Estates

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Florida Highway Patrol says three people are dead following a head-on car crash on Immokalee Road in Golden Gate Estates. Two cars were involved in the cr..
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Collier Co. School District and unions discuss pay freeze

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Wednesday, the Collier County School District will release it's full budget plan for next school year. It's expected to include $10 million in cuts, includin..
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7-year-old girl run over by car in Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A 7-year-old girl was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital in serious condition after a driver backed over her at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.Valeria Urbina was on her bike..
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Fort Myers police respond to two motorcycle crashes Tuesday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Fort Myers police responded to two motorcycle accidents in Fort Myers Tuesday night.The first happened on Blount Street.  Officers say a motorcyclist was h..
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Deputies respond to shooting in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies have responded to the scene of a shooting at the Green Wave Motel on Palm Beach Blvd. in Fort Myers.Deputies say the s..
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Local man hoping Facebook organ donation will save lives

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Facebook.  It's a word everyone knows and almost everyone is a part of.  The social networking site has 161 million members and counting.  Tuesda..
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Cape to consider wetland mitigation for Academic Village

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Preserved wetlands versus new construction. Cape Coral wants to develop an area that's been sitting vacant for years. But it means paying to preserve new pieces..
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Nesting hawks attack residents in Naples Park

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Nesting hawks in one Naples neighborhood have clawed at least a dozen people, according to residents. Donald Boyer, who lives in Naples Park, says for the pa..
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Police have good leads in Pin Street bowling alley robbery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police say they have some good leads as to who robbed a Fowler Street bowling alley last night, stealing prize money for a bowling league. It's in part thanks to ..
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North Port Police investigate a shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- On Tuesday, officers responded to the 6100 block of Freemont Street in North Port in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, Officers found a deceased white female..
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Call for Action helps man re-book cruise

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A medical emergency grounded one man's vacation plans, but when the cruise line refused to hear his pleas to re-book, he turned to Call for Action, for help. W..
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No jail time for FM woman charged with Social Security fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers woman accused of concealing her mother's death and cashing in on her Social Security checks will not face any time behind bars.Gail Andrews was overc..
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