North Port man arrested after videotaping traffic stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NORTH PORT, Fla.- A 57-year-old North Port man was arrested in January, after videotaping the arrest of two other men and interfering with the officer's investigation. Stephen Horr..
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Head-on collision leaves 3 seriously injured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A head-on collision in Buckingham has left three people seriously injured. Lee County deputies responded to the crash on Cemetery Road just east of the intersecti..
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Does mild winter mean more bugs?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Whether we have extreme winter weather or mild, it won't make much difference come summertime to the bugs that sting, bite and harass us year after year.&n..
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FHP: 26 cars involved in crashes on I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE PANASOFFKEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting a series of crashes on Interstate 75 involving 26 vehicles.    Sgt. Steve Gaskins says troopers..
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Fla. marine park helps investigate dolphin deaths

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle marine park is helping investigate the deaths of a record number of dolphins along the northern Gulf of Mexico.    ..
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Miami leaders want to restore historic district

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Miami leaders, merchants and property owners say they are eager to restore a neglected but historic downtown district.    The Miami Herald (http://bit.l..
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Hit-and-run driver dies in a second crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man who left the scene of a crash later lost control of his vehicle and died when it overturned.    Plant City police say t..
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Family members find north Fla. man dead under car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Detectives are trying to figure out what happened to a Jacksonville man who was found dead under a car.    Jacksonville police spokesman R...
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Rare owl nesting high above Space Coast Stadium

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VIERRA, Fla. (AP) - The Washington Nationals have attracted a new fan at their spring training home in central Florida. A great horned owl is nesting high atop the right field ligh..
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Mack's past altercations again a campaign issue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A younger Connie Mack IV explained two road rage incidents, an arrest at a Jacksonville bar and a bar fight with a Major League Baseball star the same way:..
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Patients of Dr. Grekos show their support

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Pete Holler has an appointment with his doctor this Tuesday. Though it will likely be cancelled. Holler's doctor is at the center of a homicide investigation and his..
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Car care ministry helps hundreds of drivers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Do you remember the last time you had your car serviced? A new report out shows nearly 40% of drivers are putting off routine maintenance because they can't afford i..
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Small plane has rough landing at Marco Island airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - The Collier County Sheriff's Office said a small plane experienced rough landing at the Marco Island Executive Airport on Sunday afternoon. Authorities say the..
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Archdiocese announces extra flights to Cuba for Pope visit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - The Archdiocese of Miami is announcing additional flights to Cuba for Pope Benedict XVI's upcoming visit. The church says extra flights are available from Fort Lauderd..
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Gov. Rick Scott has successful legislative session

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is happy with the results of his second legislative session. Scott accomplished his major goals in the session that ended at midnight Frida..
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Motorcyclist killed in crash with MIFD vehicle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - A motorcyclist has died after a crash involving a vehicle with the Marco Island Fire Rescue Department. Marco Island police said the crash happened around 3pm ..
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Bondi hires legal team for Florida oil spill claims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Attorney General Pam Bondi has hired four law firms to help with Florida's claims related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill two years ago. Bondi said Friday ..
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RFK's widow to join Florida farmworkers on day 6 of fast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Robert F. Kennedy's widow will join fasting Florida tomato pickers asking Publix supermarket chain to help boost their wages. About 60 fasters are on day six. They wan..
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Florida lawmakers end 2012 session with PIP deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BILL KACZOR/Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State lawmakers ended their regular 2012 session at midnight Friday after lengthy debate over anti-fraud auto insurance legisl..
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Alleged bribe keeps man from serious prison time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Anthony Gilkes was ready to go on trial this week accused of shooting another man in the face. He even admitted to police in August of 2010 he shot the man in a j..
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