Report: Fla. should share prescription drug data

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A state Health Department report says Florida should share data from its new prescription drug monitoring system with other states.    The a..
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Man breaks into occupied residence, victims chase him

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police arrested Quintin Rogers, 18, of Fort Myers, for occupied burglary and grand theft. On Friday, at 1:58 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a..
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CCSO arrests 1 for alcohol sale to a minor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Juvenile Operations Unit conducted business alcohol compliance checks Thursday evening of 12 Punta Gorda area businesses located i..
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Cape city manager's job is on the line

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- City manager Gary King's job is on the line and his future could be decided Friday afternoon. A meeting has been called to determine the employment fate of King. ..
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McCready's actions considered 'parental abduction'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Authorities are searching for Mindy McCready. The country singer still has not turned over her 5-year-old son, Zander. A Lee County judge signed a pick-up order T..
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Red tide effects endangered sea turtles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Some Southwest Florida beaches have been covered in dead fish, as a red tide bloom brews off the coast. Now, researchers believe the toxic algae may have claimed ..
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Manatees found dead on Lover's Key

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two 2-year-old manatees have been found dead on Lover's Key. A kayaker spotted the sea cows belly up near a marsh off Lover's Key.     It is not ye..
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New Miami Art Museum renamed after big donation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Art Museum is getting a new name after a $35 million donation from a real estate developer.    The Miami Herald (http://bit.ly/uJOatp ) report..
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Video shows teen confessing to officer's slaying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A video made public by prosecutors shows a crying 16-year-old boy confessing to the fatal shooting of a St. Petersburg police officer in February. ..
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Fla. man gets 27 years in prison for child porn

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man has been sentenced to 27 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography and distributing it over the Internet.    The Or..
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Officials turn to ranchers on environment efforts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) - Short on cash to make big land purchases with public money, environmental officials are increasingly turning to ranchers and other landowners to help in pro..
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Top Obama officials meet with South Fla. Latinos

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Senior Obama administration officials are meeting with South Florida Hispanic leaders in an effort to boost outreach to the nation's Latino community.   &nbs..
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29 Occupy Tampa protesters arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Police have arrested 29 Occupy Tampa protesters who refused to leave a park.    The arrests followed a peaceful protest at Riverfront Park around ..
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Fla. deputy suspended over Facebook comments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A Manatee County Sheriff's deputy was suspended for discrediting a sergeant on Facebook.    The suspension reported Friday by the Bradenton He..
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Kickin' it with Kyle at Art of the Olympians

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The annual downtown Fort Myers "Holiday Stroll" and Christmas tree lighting starts at 7 p.m. on Friday. Mayor Randy Henderson will lead the procession along First..
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6th incident of cat body parts found on golf course

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is investigating the sixth incident of a person or persons dismembering cats and placing body parts on fairways at the P..
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Greer trial set for next July

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The trial of the former chair of the Republican Party of Florida is set for next July.    A prosecutor, defense attorney and judge settled on Ju..
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Fitness Friday: Which drinks sabotage your diet?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Americans have a drinking problem. They drink too may of their calories and sometimes have no idea just how bad those beverages can be for their diet. WINK Fitnes..
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Fla. Gov. wants colleges to review hazing rules

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is calling on university presidents to examine hazing rules in the wake of the death of a Florida A&M University drum major.&nb..
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Charlotte Co. deputy resigns amid accusations of sexting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Charlotte County deputy has resigned after an internal affairs investigation said that he was sending sexual text messages to a young girl.  Deputy..
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