Suspects allegedly caught stealing donated items

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Two suspects were discovered in Shadowlawn Elementary School attempting to steal donated shoes, children's toys, hygiene items and notebooks at 2:45 a.m. on ..
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Fight over Miami Heat tickets lands Naples man in jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A North Naples man is in jail Friday afternoon, after getting into an argument with his wife over Miami Heat tickets turned violent and the SWAT team was call..
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Suspect breaks into fire station, leaves needles behind

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies were called to a fire station in North Ft. Myers for a possible burglary Thursday afternoon. Nothing was recorded as stolen, however the suspect(s) who ..
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Man accused of sexually assaulting a blind woman

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested Gilberto Perez, 32, of 3972 Murdock Avenue in Sarasota, for Sexual Battery against a Physically Helpless Victim. A..
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Collier Co. cracks down on drunk boaters

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

NAPLES, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office along with three other agencies are out on the water today as part of "Operation Dry Water." Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservatio..
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An Internet cascade after viral NY bullying video

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Even in the fast-moving world of information flow, the response to a video showing the bullying of an upstate bus monitor is a stunning example of the power of people in the new, M..
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FIU will have highest tuition among Fla. schools

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida International University will have the highest tuition among the state's public universities as a result of varying increases approved by the Board..
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Obama says he will fight for immigration reform

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama is telling Hispanic leaders that as long as he is president, he "will not give up the fight" to reform immigration laws. &..
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Lakeland woman found guilty in baby's death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - A Lakeland woman faces life in prison after jurors found her guilty in the starvation death of her 5-month-old daughter.    Jurors deliberated ..
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Rubio calls for compromise on immigration

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio believes Democrats and Republicans are refusing to compromise on solving illegal immigration issues because each party is convinced i..
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Swamp People TV star arrested in Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - One of the stars of the TV show "Swamp People" has been arrested in Florida on domestic violence charges.    Noces Joseph LaFont Jr. - ..
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Conservative group: Overhaul Fla. taxes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A conservative group wants to know if Florida legislative candidates support making sweeping changes to the state's tax laws.    The America..
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Fla man pleads not-guilty in Medicare fraud case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida man pleaded not guilty to conspiring to launder tens of millions of Medicare fraud dollars, which federal prosecutors say were funneled into the Cuban ..
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CCSO arrests 3 and seize drugs in raid of Pt. Charlotte home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives assisted by the SWAT team raided a Port Charlotte drug house Thursday at 7 a.m. and made three arrests. D..
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Tropical system could turn into depression

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Floridians living and visiting the Gulf Coast region should keep an eye on a tropical system swirling in the Gulf of Mexico.    The syste..
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Suspect in custody after home invasion and grand theft auto

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police confirm that the suspect in this morning's Michigan Ave. home invasion and grand theft auto has been taken into custody. The suspect is accused ..
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FMPD investigate scene in Dean Park neighborhood

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police swarmed the Dean park neighborhood, near downtown Fort Myers, Friday morning. A woman was attacked in her home on the 2700 block of Michigan Ave..
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Death of 28-year-old Ft. Myers woman ruled homicide

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The death of 28-year-old Shirley Zerna has been ruled a homicide by the Medical Examiner’s Office. Police have been actively working the investigation since..
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Punta Gorda police arrest Celtic Ray burglary suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Punta Gorda police arrested a 33-year-old Port Charlotte man who is suspected of breaking into the Celtic Ray on June 17. Eric Charles Briner, of Lockwood St., w..
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Stop sign violation leads to seizure of drugs and cash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy made a traffic stop for a stop sign violation and immediately recognized the driver of a gold colored Cadillac who is a habit..
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