Parrots valued at $80,000 stolen in Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

BUCKINGHAM, Fla. (AP) - Lee County detectives are investigating the theft of 160 breeding pairs or rare parrots valued at more than $80,000.    Officials say Sandra ..
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Fla woman set on fire at gas station recovering

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida woman set on fire at a gas station is recovering from second- and third-degree burns.    Naomie Breton, 33, was attacked M..
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Rare Fla butterfly sought for breeding program

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Federal wildlife authorities have issued an emergency order authorizing the capture of a handful of rare butterflies in South Florida.    Earl..
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St. Petersburg museum cleaning 4 Dali canvases

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The public has been invited to watch a Tampa Bay-area museum restore four masterworks by Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali.    Conservatio..
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5 injured in Osprey crash in Florida Panhandle

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

NAVARRE, Fla. (AP) - Military officials say five airmen have been hospitalized after their aircraft crashed during training in the Florida Panhandle.    The CV-22 Os..
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Autopsy set for woman pulled from Gulf off Fla.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida Panhandle police say an Alabama woman has died days after helping her daughter and her daughter's friends escape a rip current in the Gulf of..
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172 inmates released or moved from flooded FL jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have released or moved roughly a quarter of the inmates at a Florida Panhandle jail after weekend flooding knocked out its power and air conditio..
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Election officials told Fla Gov he wasn't a voter

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott knows what it's like to be told that he's not a registered voter.    In a radio interview Thursday, Scott said he wa..
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Large Fla strawberry grower sells Plant City farm

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) - The owner of one of the best known and oldest strawberry farms in central Florida is selling his land.    Gary Wishnatzki is selling part of ..
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Victim in Florida teen burning case to testify

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida teenager who was doused with alcohol and set on fire by middle school classmates is taking the witness stand in the trial of the allege..
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LCSO seeks identities of copper thieves

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Monday, March 26, deputies responded to a report of copper thefts in the 11900 block of Fairway Lakes Drive in the Gateway subdivision of Fort Myers. The coppe..
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Jailed man arrested again, his blood found at burglary scene

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives solved a burglary case that occurred Feb. 9 in Port Charlotte. Blood found at crime scene matched that of a man already ..
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CCSO arrests 3 boys for allegedly stealing golf cart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested three of four Englewood area boys involved in the theft of a golf cart from Lemon Bay Golf Club, 9600 Eagle Preserve..
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SR80 reopens after earlier crash at Joel Blvd

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- State Road 80 at Joel Blvd has reopened after an earlier crash with injuries. Traffic was diverted around the scene for several hours, but the scene is now clear...
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World's Largest swimming lesson set for June 14

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday June 14th, thousands of kids and adults at aquatic facilities around the globe will unite to set a new global record for THE WORLD’S LARGEST SWI..
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St. Matthew's House gets $2 million land gift

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

NAPLES, FL - St. Matthew's House needs room to expand...now they have the land to do it. An anonymous donor put up the money to purchase more than 2 1/2 acres of property directly ..
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FAMU hazing suspects to be formally arraigned today

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Alex Fruin

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A judge will formally read the charges against the 11 Florida A&M band members facing felony charges in the hazing death of a drum major. They're bein..
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FGCU considers tuition hike for next school year

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - FGCU students might have to shell out more for their degree next year. With the university facing 5 straight years of cuts to state funding, trustees are expecte..
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One man dead after an altercation in Lee County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

Lee County Sheriff's deputies responded to a disturbance on the 5400 block of 10th Avenue in the Pine Manor Community of Fort Myers on Wednesday. Deputies responded to an ..
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Phoney check cashing scam exposed in Charlotte

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Officials in Charlotte County say they may have cracked a forged check cashing scheme that could have victims that number into the hundreds. This week, depu..
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