Governor Rick Scott says he was victim of voter roll mistake

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Governor Rick Scott is saying he was a victim of confusion over legal voters in Collier County about six years ago. Scott is leading an effort to rid voter ro..
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Deputy escapes charges in molestation case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - No charges will be filed against a Sarasota sheriff's captain accused of molesting an underage girl two decades ago.    A Florida Department of..
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Greer attorneys withdraw from criminal case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Two high-profile attorneys for the former head of the Republican Party of Florida are asking to withdraw from his criminal case.    Cheney Mason..
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Paper: Haridopolos helped company keep no-bid deal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - When a politically connected company was in danger of losing a $9.4 million no-bid contract with the state, Senate President Mike Haridopolos came to the r..
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Woman gets 10 years for crash that killed daughter

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An Orlando-area woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for a drunken driving crash that left one of her children dead and three others injured. &n..
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Man who allegedy robbed check cashing store on the loose

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Deputies are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a check cashing store on Wednesday evening. According to police reports, the suspect came into the R..
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Deputies investigate ex-employee for theft at preschool

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Deputies are investigating an incident at Peppermint Tree Preschool involving an ex-employee who may have stolen funds from the school. The suspect was working ..
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SWFL kids take part in World's Largest Swimming Lesson

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A world record was attempted Thursday in Southwest Florida. It's the World's Largest Swimming Lesson and participants were hoping to accomplish more than ju..
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Naples boy comes home after fighting rare disease

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- After spending the last eight months fighting for his life, a Naples boy is coming home. The 5-year-old has an extremely rare degenerative disease and needed a bone m..
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Fla. considers using GPS tracking to charge drivers per mile

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Florida drivers could see some major changes in the way they are charged to use the roadways we drive every day. The state is debating several new taxing options,..
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Pedestrian killed by officer responding to crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a truck driver died after being hit by a Jacksonville police officer responding to another crash.    The Florida Highway Pa..
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Sex offender accused of kidnapping massage parlor employee

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- A registered sex offender is under arrest for allegedly robbing, sexually assaulting, and kidnapping a Naples massage parlor employee.Naples Police say 30-year old Ra..
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Deputy escapes charges in molestation case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - No charges will be filed against a Sarasota sheriff's captain accused of molesting an underage girl two decades ago.    While the Florida Depar..
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Prescribed burn planned for state park in Stuart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

STUART, Fla. (AP) - A prescribed burn is planned for a state park in Stuart.    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Atlantic Ridge Preserve State Pa..
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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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