Cops: IDs, papers found after 4 locked in basement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Dozens of pieces of identification and power of attorney documents have been discovered after a Philadelphia landlord found four mentally disabled adults locked..
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Fewer Florida ex-convicts returning to prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Fewer convicts are returning to Florida's prisons after being released.    A state Department of Corrections study released Monday shows 30 ..
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Feds OK Ag. Dept. takeover of Fla. school food

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam has gotten federal approval to take over Florida's school nutrition programs.    Putnam announced the ..
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Some want Lee Co. leaders to oppose Collier mine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Some people in Lee County are lobbying their commissioners to more actively oppose a rock mine, that is planned for Collier County. The residents fear more bi..
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Newborn's mother returns to US as probe continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The FBI says a mother whose newborn baby was found dead on the Carnival Dream cruise ship has returned to the United States.    An FBI sp..
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CCSO arrested 2 men, $4,643 seized

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Members of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office U.S. Marshal’s Service Fugitive Task Force, went to the Veranda Inn, 2073 S. McCall Road in Englewood, actin..
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17-year-old had sex with 11-year-old in church

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detective arrested a 17-year-old Cape Coral boy for having sex Sunday evening in a Charlotte Harbor church with an..
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Flooding advisory continues for Desoto County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla.- Forecasters are watching a broad area of low pressure to our southwest that could become the next named tropical system of the year. No matter if the system be..
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Red tide continues to litter local shorelines

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOCA GRANDE, Fla.- Fish kill concerns continued to mount Monday afternoon. A red tide bloom is littering some local shorelines with dead fish. A southbound red tide bloom off the c..
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Local PGA pros help a deserving family

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla.- Amateurs usually do most of the work on habitat for humanity homes. But now, the pros are getting involved-- the PGA pros that is. They're known for swinging..
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'Occupy Ft. Myers' under way in Centennial Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The "Occupy" movement continues in Fort Myers. Roughly twenty people have been camped out at Centennial Park since Saturday. They say they have food and essential..
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Flooding closes Key West airport for 3 hours

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A flood watch and rip current warnings have been posted in South Florida, where storms are expected to drop at least two more inches of rain onto already saturated gro..
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CCSO arrests 2 for stealing cooking oil

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies received a report Saturday at 10:30 p.m. from the manager of Burger King, 26500 Jones Loop Road, reporting two men just drove..
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Bonita EMS proposes own ambulance service

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- It's your money and the Bonita Springs fire department says it has a proposal that could save people money on medical calls. Instead of using Lee County E.M.S..
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Undead take to the streets during Zombicon 2011

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Thousands of Southwest Florida's undead took to the streets of Fort Myers Saturday night. "Zombicon" is an annual event that pays tribute to the 1980's film that ..
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Florida soldier, 23, dies in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) - The widow of a Florida soldier killed in Afghanistan says she's devastated by his death.    The Department of Defense says 23-year-old Spc. Jer..
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Purse in Fla. school board shooting on display

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The handbag a Florida school board member used to smack a man holding other school board members at gunpoint is on display in the Panhandle. &nb..
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Fumes kill Miami man working inside septic tank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say a Miami restaurant owner died after becoming overwhelmed by toxic fumes while trying to fix a septic tank.    Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spo..
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Occupy Wall Street reaches 1-month birthday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The month-old Occupy Wall Street movement continues to grow, with nearly $300,000 in the bank and participants finding satisfaction in the widening impact they hope..
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Police catch burglary suspect with K9 assistance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On Sunday at 1:30am, Cape Coral Police were dispatched to the area of 1000 NE Van Loon Terrace for a suspicious person complaint. The caller saw a male walking on..
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