Fla. jury: TD Bank owes $67M to Ponzi victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A federal jury in Miami has ruled that TD Bank owes an investment group $67 million for complicity in disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein's $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme.&n..
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NASA spaceport breaks ground for shuttle display

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's retired space shuttle Atlantis is a step closer to completing its final journey.    The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex broke..
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Former Lee Co. deputy arrested for burglary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A former Lee County deputy is in custody after allegedly attempting to break into his ex-girlfriend’s south Fort Myers home Sunday, according to our partner..
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As GOP race reaches Fla., economy dominates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The situation is grim in a key campaign battleground state, with the Florida Republican presidential primary looming on Jan. 31 and President Barack Obama visiting the..
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Lee may replace part of roof on rarely-used stadium

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee county is considering an expense of up to $300,000 to replace part of the roof on City of Palms Park in Fort Myers. The Boston Red Sox are leaving the park fo..
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9 cars burglarized at In-Motion Fitness

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Several patrons of In-Motion Fitness were met with an unpleasant surprise when they went back to their cars Tuesday evening after their workouts. Nine vehicle..
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Proceedings begin in the trial against Wisniewski

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Court proceedings are under way in the trial against Dylan Wisniewski. He's the Cape Coral teen accused of killing his 15-year-old girlfriend, Ashlee Swayze. Tues..
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Former St. Pete detective sentenced to 2 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A former St. Petersburg detective has been sentenced to two years in federal prison on a public corruption charge.    Before he was sentenced on T..
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Certain low-skilled worker visas extended to Haiti

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Haiti is now eligible for a visa program that allows U.S. employers to bring certain low-skilled, temporary workers into this country.    U.S. Citizen a..
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Fla. jury awards $3M in day care sex abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida jury has awarded $3 million to the family of a young girl who was sexually abused at a day care center.    Attorney Jeff Herman said Wednesday..
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FHP: Fla. Man blacks behind wheel, hits school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCOEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a driver blacked out and crashed into a central Florida elementary school.    Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Kim Montes says 2..
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Fla. Gov. names new elections chief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Ken Detzner as the state's new elections chief.    Detzner already had a short stint as secretary of s..
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4th woman arrested for 'doctor shopping' in Charlotte Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Kristina Amber Webb, 29, of 521 Drury Lane in Punta Gorda is the fourth woman to be arrested in 10 days on charges of "doctor shopping" in Charlotte County. Dete..
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Evangelical Christian School vandalized

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Evangelical Christian School on Beacon Blvd. in Fort Myers was vandalized at some point over the weekend. The crime was discovered Tuesday morning. Unknown su..
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8 Pounds of cocaine seized during I75 traffic stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A detective and his assigned K9 partner made a major cocaine seizure on I-75 northbound near MM 146. On Tuesday, at 11:00 p.m., the detective conducted a traffic ..
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Sanibel is Arthur Frommer's favorite travel destination

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- Arthur Frommer recently posted his top ten favorite destinations to his renowned website, www.frommers.com. Sanibel, Florida took the number one spot. Frommer said, ..
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Charlotte ex-con busts teen car hoppers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PORT CHARlOTTE Fla.- Humberto Baez says he was sleeping Sunday night when his fiance woke him up. "She told me somebody was in my mom's van and I came to the front window and I loo..
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2 charged with coral poaching in Florida Keys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two Tennessee men were caught harvesting corals with a hammer and chisels in protected waters in the Florida Keys.    Florida..
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More university leaders visiting Fla. House panel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - More state university presidents are set to appear before the Florida House Education Committee.    The panel is continuing its talks Wednes..
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Senate bill would allow privatization to be secret

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Senate committee will consider a bill that would allow lawmakers to secretly privatize or outsource state agency functions. That includes privatizing the..
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