Defense: George Zimmerman in police custody

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with murder in the killing of Trayvon Martin, surrendered to police Sunday and was booked into jail after ha..
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Zimmerman returns to Florida to surrender

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - George Zimmerman has returned to Florida and will turn himself in to authorities by Sunday's deadline after a judge revoked his bond in the Trayvon Martin case..
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Sanibel home a total loss after massive blaze

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

Fire officials are still trying to figure out what started a blaze that destroyed a Sanibel home Friday night.  It happened on Cowry Court. The family was out of town at ..
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Zimmerman credibility may be issue in Martin case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The credibility of Trayvon Martin's shooter could be an issue at trial after a judge said that George Zimmerman and his wife lied to the court about their fina..
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Fake officer arrested in Charlotte County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. - Charlotte County deputies arrest a man accused of pretending to be a police officer. Deputies say Matthew Scott Depedro, 38, was taken into custody at Holiday Mob..
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Cape man accused of counterfeit sales on Craigslist

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Lee County Sheriff's detectives arrest a Cape Coral man on charges of selling counterfeit products on Craigslist. Deputies say James Michael Lynch, 38, may have ..
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Bonita Dental Care Provides Free Dental Service to Hundreds

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Through the Dentistry from the Heart Program, Bonita Dental Care provided free services to more than 200 people Saturday. Some began lining up for the service..
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Naples doctor arrested for possession of child pornography

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Golden Gate man has been charged with possession of child pornography following a Collier County Sheriff’s Office investigation. Nicholas Franco, 56,..
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Sanibel house engulfed in flames

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

Sanibel Island, FLA. - A house on Middle Gulf Drive and Olde Middle Gulf Drive was engulfed in flames after a fire broke out in the attic early Friday evening.  The fire depar..
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Federal judge blocks portion of voter registration law

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Southwest Florida voters say a federal judge's ruling on a controversial law is a victory for voter registration groups. The judge says putting a strict time lim..
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Citizen complaints lead to the arrest of 2 on drug charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police seized drugs and arrested two individuals after an investigation stemming from citizen complaints. On Friday at 7:30 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department&..
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FMPD seizes 23 guns from the city streets in month of May

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 23 guns from City streets d..
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Lexus drives into Cuban restaurant in Lehigh Acres

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lexus drove into Azucar Cuban Restaurant in the Lehigh Towne Centre Friday afternoon.The driver of the car confused the gas pedal for the brake.  A woman..
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GM to provide lump-sum pension payments for some

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT - General Motors Co. Friday announced that it will provide select U.S. salaried retirees a lump-sum payment offer and other retirees with a continued monthly pension paymen..
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Edison State College has a new president

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Edison State College District Board of Trustees unanimously selected Dr. Jeffery Allbritten as the next District President of Edison State College on F..
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LCSO announces major break in Poklemba murder case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- One of Lee County's most wanted fugitives has been captured in Mexico after nearly four years on the run. Working in conjunction with the Lee County Sheriff's Off..
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Hendry Co. man accused of having sex with a pig

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LABELLE, Fla.- A Labelle man has an arraignment date set for June 11th on charges of indecent exposure and fraud imperson, after a neighbor says he was caught having sex with a pig..
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Teen arrested for grand theft, 18th booking in jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy’s arrested a 15 year old boy for Grand Theft; his 18th booking at the Charlotte County Jail. The Port Charlotte juveni..
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Trial date set in Charlotte Co. for former Tesla guitarist

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A trial date has been set for the former guitarist of Telsa, Tommy Skeoch. Skeoch was arrested in Charlotte County in January. He has a pre-trial conference..
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Woman dies of likely carbon monoxide poisoning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an elderly Miami Lakes woman died and her sister is in critical condition after a car was left running in their garage.    T..
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