2 Arrested after shots fired in E. Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Witness descriptions helped detectives make two arrests on felony charges after three shots were fired into an East Naples residence Monday afternoon, narrowl..
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Preliminary plans under way for RV park off Burnt Store Rd

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Bringing new tourism to Cape Coral: in the way of a new RV park. Right now, the city is speaking with developers about the "Burnt Store Resort." It would be loca..
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Woman accused of beating boyfriend with a sledge hammer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A 52-year-old Naples woman is accused of beating her boyfriend of 18 years with a sledge hammer on Monday night. Angela Rhodes was arrested for the crime and charged ..
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More arrested in Fla. hate crime, conspiracy case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Three more people are in custody in central Florida following a multi-agency investigation into a militia-styled white supremacist group known as a domestic te..
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Explosion damages New Smyrna ice plant

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Officials say an apparent chemical leak inside a central Florida ice plant caused an explosion that blew out the metal walls and a portion of the door..
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Florida Cabinet approves hurricane shelter plan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - The construction of new public schools across Florida has contributed to a significant increase in the number of hurricane shelter spaces, according to a plan..
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Cash from fund helps Zimmerman's living expenses

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A lawyer for George Zimmerman says some of the money raised by a defense fund website is paying for Zimmerman's security and living expenses while he stays in ..
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Dogs rescued from hoarder house available for adoption

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla.- Arcadia-based Canine Castaways has taken in 14 of the 263 dogs that were rescued from a home in Venice. The dogs are currently going through medical evaluation..
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Former Lee Co. doctor in court for drug trafficking charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A former Lee County doctor was not in his office, but in a courtroom Tuesday, charged with trafficking Oxycodone.Ephraim Aguilar was arrested in Nevada in 2009. H..
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Jury selection begins for accused murderer Brian Casey

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Brian Casey, the Lee County man accused of a murder and arson back in 2010, assisted in choosing jurors for his trial Tuesday. Casey has fired several attorneys a..
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Tropical Gulf Acres man arrested on drug charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TROPICAL GULF ACRES, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives executed a search warrant on a Tropical Gulf Acres home south of Punta Gorda and made an arrest on d..
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Zoomer's sees hundreds of applicants during 3-day job fair

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- If you are looking for a job, Zoomer's Family Amusement Park in Fort Myers is looking for you.Park operators aim to open in about a month and this week, they're h..
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Woman allegedly severely beats victim inside Denny's

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Deep Creek woman involved in a fight at 2:45 a.m. Tuesday morning inside Denny’s Restaurant in Port Charl..
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CBS' "Undercover Boss" comes to Miami

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - What would the late Cuban-exile kingmaker Jorge Mas Canosa say?    Mas Canosa's youngest son Jose Mas will be featured Friday in the CBS hit reality TV ..
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Florida Supreme Court hearing 3 immigration cases

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is hearing oral argument in appeals by immigrants facing deportation in three criminal cases.    The defendants on..
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RNC creates directory to help small businesses

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A group organizing the Republican National Convention has created a directory designed to help Tampa area small businesses land work when the event is held in Au..
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Scott, Florida Cabinet to meet in the Keys

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott will be meeting with the Florida Cabinet in the Keys.    Scott is scheduled to meet with the cabinet at a Marathon elementary s..
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Fla. brothel operator gets life for sex crimes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The former owner of a South Florida brothel known as the "Boom Boom Room" will be spending the rest of his life in federal prison for sex trafficking o..
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Orlando commissioners approve urban chicken plan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Orlando City Commission has agreed to a test program that will allow residents to keep pet chickens.    The pilot project approved Monday wi..
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Man arrested after girlfriend stabs him in self defense

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man who struck his girlfriend in the face in their home and she then stabbed him in self-defense..
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