Seafood festival marks 'fresh start' for fisherman

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla.- The fisherman who will feed close to 50,000 people at the Everglades City Seafood Festival are calling it their first fresh start since the BP oil spill. Fro..
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Killer's life sentence stands

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-  Chad Moreland asked a judge if he could take back his guilty plea in Jerry Rabon's 2007 murder. A surveillance video shows Moreland and his sister breaking ..
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AL, GA and FL team up to promote 'Move Over' laws

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Concerned with the safety of law enforcement officers who have pulled over to the side of the road, Alabama, Florida and Georgia are teaming up to promote s..
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House passes Fla. legislative, congressional maps

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida legislative and congressional redistricting maps have cleared the state House.    Both plans passed on 80-37 party-line votes Friday..
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Man guilty in case of Fla. girl found in landfill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - A man pleaded guilty Friday in abduction and slaying of a 7-year-old Florida girl who was found in a landfill.    Jarred Harrell, 26,..
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Suspicious woman leads police to fugitive

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire man wanted by police on child sex assault charges is in custody after a woman in Florida used an Internet search engine to check up on him.&..
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'No fishing' signs to be posted in the Cape

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The city of Cape Coral is considering posting "no fishing" signs along bridges at Old Burnt Store Road.   The reason is that some of homes are close to ..
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Ex-CEO of Fla. bank pleads guilty in fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - The former chief executive office of a failed southwest Florida bank has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges involving falsification of records and lyin..
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Artists flock to Fort Myers for major art event

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Downtown Fort Myers will become an outdoor art gallery this weekend as dozens of artists show off their work at ArtFest Fort Myers 2012. Organizers are expecting ..
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Man guilty of killing store clerk wants to retract his plea

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The man who plead guilty to killing a convenience store clerk now wants to take his plea back. But a judge said no. Chad Moreland appeared in front of a judge say..
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Car crashes into house in Pt. Charlotte

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A vehicle has crashed into a house at 22099 Hernando Ave. in Port Charlotte. Jose Ruiz hit his neighbor's home when brakes on his vehicle failed. Joann Fulton..
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Lehigh man arrested for sexual assault on a disabled person

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres man was arrested Thursday after picking up a mentally disabled man at a gas station, bringing him back to his trailer and sexually assaulting him..
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Man accused of killing girl to appear in court

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - The man accused of killing a 7-year-old Florida girl whose body was found in a Georgia landfill is scheduled for a court appearance Friday and a cou..
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Battling brain cancer, Gary Carter makes opener

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - Even as he battles an aggressive form of brain cancer, Hall of Famer Gary Carter wouldn't miss opening day for the college baseball team he manages.  ..
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Fla. House blocks casino bill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida lawmakers are rejecting a plan to bring three major casinos to South Florida.    A House panel on Friday postponed a vote on a bill ..
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CCSO arrests 2 for burglary; weapons and coins stolen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives Thursday arrested a man and a woman for burglary to an Englewood East home on Klamath Falls Avenue. Robert “Bobby&rdquo..
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Michael Foods widens egg recall

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota food company is widening its recall of hard-cooked eggs because of a potential for listeria contamination.    Michael Foods, of ..
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Car show to benefit St. Matthews House

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NAPLES, Fla.- This weekend the 8th annual Car and Truck Show makes its way to Naples! There will be 400 cars and trucks showcased at the event, but that's not all. Kyle Jordan join..
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Missing Cape woman located

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-UPDATE: Cape Coral Police have located Berta Ciasca and are canceling the Silver Alert BOLO. Ms. Ciasca checked herself into Cape Coral Hospital this afternoon. Sh..
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Fire Commissioners announce plans for 'functional merge'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

GOLDEN GATE, Fla -- Two fire commissioners announce they want to push forward plans for a functional consolidation of their districts. The commissioners feel a merge of top admin..
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