In a new Miami, praise for Castro opens old wounds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen's comments professing admiration for Fidel Castro caused a bigger uproar than if the Miami baseball team had spent the entire season in l..
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Corkscrew re-opens after crash at Bella Terra

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A vehicle crash with injuries left the road blocked in both directions on Corkscrew Rd. at Bella Terra Blvd. in Estero. The roadway has been re-opened at this tim..
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Girl, 12, shot while walking down Fla. street

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a 12-year-old girl was critically injured when she was shot while walking down a street in Palm Beach County.    Riviera Beach ..
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Speed limit drops on I-95 in Broward County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - You better hit the brakes if you drive on Interstate 95 in Broward County.    Starting April 17, the speed limit along the interstate th..
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Fla. GOP continue to outraise state Democrats

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Heading into a crucial election year, the two main political parties in Florida took large checks from gambling companies, insurers and other special inter..
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SeaWorld Orlando treating injured manatee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - SeaWorld Orlando officials say they're treating a 10-foot manatee that was rescued in central Florida.    Officials said the park's animal care ..
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Boat full of marijuana washes up on Palm Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A boat packed full of marijuana has washed ashore on Palm Beach.    Palm Beach Police say the boat was spotted at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday a..
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Victim identified in early morning shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The victim of a shooting that happened on Wednesday has been identified as 15-year-old Deontae Stittiams, of Fort Myers.  At 3:09 a.m., the Fort Myers Police..
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Cape Coral police say, "business did no wrong."

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - A Cape Coral merchant is thankful to have his reputation intact. David Stagman has owned Islands clothing and souvenier shop in Cape Harbour for the last 6 years. ..
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Collier County girl in a coma after getting hit by a car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla -- A Golden Gate Estates girl is in critical condition after she was hit by a car while riding her bike over the weekend. The accident happened on 2nd Aven..
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Mother, son found dead inside Lehigh Acres home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- A mother and son found dead in their Lehigh Acres home and now more than 24 hours later, deputies haven't released anymore details about who their killer migh..
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Martin case prosecutor to make announcement soon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin shooting case says she will make an announcement about the case within 72 hours. In a statement released late Tues..
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Lee Co. won't allow Bonita Fire to break away for ambulances

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Some leaders in the city of Bonita Springs are disappointed, after Lee Commissioners refuse to allow them to break away from Lee Emergency Medical Services. B..
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Homeowners fear gun owner meeting ground

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- Some north Naples homeowners say they're living in fear of stray bullets coming from undeveloped property behind their homes. Fires, gunshots, noisy ATVs, and loud mu..
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Mich. teacher: I was fired over Trayvon fundraiser

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - A teacher fired from a Michigan middle school after encouraging students to raise money for the family of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin said Tuesday she is confuse..
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Hug your dog day: harmful or harmless?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Actor Eric Stonestreet is promoting Beneful's Hug Your Dog Day on Facebook, with a few punch lines. But local dog trainer Kelly Legarreta isn't laughing. &nb..
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Mack brings petition for Keystone Pipeline to Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Congressman Connie Mack pointed to the electronic reading of the price of gas at the Sunoco off McGregor Blvd. "$4.01," he said to one of his supporters after he..
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SR 82 re-opens after car vs. semi accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Tuesday at 4:28 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a traffic crash near the intersection of S.R. 82 and I-75. The crash involved a Ford Crown ..
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Zimmerman's lawyers withdraw from shooting case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Attorneys for a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen have withdrawn as his counsel, saying they have lost contact with h..
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Ky. governor wants national painkiller tracking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Ky. Gov. Steve Beshear told a drug summit Tuesday that the 50 states need to link their prescription drug monitoring programs if the nation is going crack down..
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