Proposed Fla. Senate redistricting map released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Senate Reapportionment Committee Chairman Don Gaetz proposed a new redistricting map for the 40-seat chamber on Saturday to fix constitutional flaws that the Fl..
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Sister of fatal hit and run victim wants dog park renovated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- A Naples woman is hoping for a happy ending after her brother was killed by a hit and run driver. Steven Duzick was a well-known sign holder in Naples who dried tragi..
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Bump in the road for Cape resurfacing project

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - The Viscaya Parkway resufacing project began in June of 2011. According to city leaders the project moved along smoothly with few problems or delays until the very..
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Fort Myers teen challenges Kony 2012 video

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers teenager is taking on one of the biggest viral videos of all time. The high school sophomore is challenging the now-famous "Kony 2012" video with on..
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Pine Island residents want the green light for golf carts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

PINE ISLAND, Fla. - People who live on Pine Island are saying go to golf carts. They can't drive their carts through the neighborhood because they'll get a ticket. Now they're gett..
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Collier School District prepared to tap into savings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- It's your money and the Collier County School District may need to dip into savings, if it wants to make ends meet. For the second year in a row, the district..
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Retirement appeal going to Florida Supreme Court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appeal of a ruling that struck down a requirement for public employees to contribute to their pensions is going to the Florida Supreme Court.  ..
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Additional charges filed against karate instructor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office filed additional charges Friday against 47-year-old John Garcia, a karate instructor at Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences, a..
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Judge sets Fla. redistricting hearing April 16

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A judge plans to hear challenges to Florida's new congressional redistricting map on April 16.    Circuit Judge Terry Lewis set the date dur..
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LCSO warns residents of tax scams

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- As April 15th quickly approaches, many Lee County residents are busy preparing their 2011 income tax returns. Unfortunately, some people who have already submitte..
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Physical disturbance report leads to multiple drug charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A man and woman were arrested on multiple drug charges after deputies responded to the report of a physical disturbance at their residence. Deputies responded..
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Buckingham head-on collision victims identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The parties involved in a serious head-on collision in Buckingham on Sunday have been identified. The driver of the Infiniti was identified as 42-year-old Michael..
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Direct Air parent files for bankruptcy protection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Just three days after abruptly stopping service and leaving travelers stranded, the parent of discount airline Direct Air is filing for bankruptcy protection. ..
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Fla man owned plane that crashed in NC, killing 5

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FRANKLIN, N.C. (AP) - A private jet owned by a Florida businessman that crashed in western North Carolina struck the ground, flipped and burst into flames, killing the five on boar..
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Spain wants rest of shipwreck treasure

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Spanish government is asking a judge to force Florida deep-sea explorers to hand over the last of the treasure they recovered from a 200-year-old shipwreck.&..
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Fla. counties send Scott video letter urging veto

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Association of Counties calls it a video letter, but it looks and sounds like a campaign ad.    The association on Thursday rele..
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Shark bites man in arm off Jensen Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JENSEN BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man was bitten in the arm by a shark off Jensen Beach amid several reports of sharks in water.    Martin County officials say a bull shar..
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Some citrus farmers turn to peach trees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - Move over, Georgia: Florida's getting into the peach farming business.    According to The Ledger (http://bit.ly/xy1pSH), the uncertainty caused ..
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Woman bitten by bear while walking dog in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials are investigating a report of a woman bitten by a bear as she walked her dog "in the middle of bear world."    Florida Fish ..
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Police: Fla. couple kept boy in cage inside closet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a Florida couple is accused of locking an extremely malnourished boy inside a cage in a closet as punishment for stealing food they were withhold..
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