FBI launches new Child ID App

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Kearney and Barbara Hall say keeping track of 18-month old grandson Kellan isn't easy."This one will take off in a second. You have to watch them every second but..
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Ex-Fla. education commissioners still on payroll

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida doesn't have one, or even two education commissioners earning a paycheck right now. Try three.    Newly-hired Education Commissioner..
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Bank robbery at Fifth Third Bank in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies said a man with a gun robbed an East Naples bank Friday afternoon. The Collier County Sheriff's Office has released bank surveillance video images...
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Plane crash reported in Desoto County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla. - A plane crash lands, and bursts into flames. Now investigators are trying to figure out what went wrong.DeSoto County deputies say Friday afternoon, five peop..
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Spending Millions for space that may not be needed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee Co. is spending 5.6 million dollars to remodel part of the justice center in Fort Myers. The project will create more space for the clerk's office and its wor..
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FM businesses fear effects of no swim advisories

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- The no swimming advisory at several popular beaches has some local businesses worried. High levels of bacteria found at Bonita Park Beach, Bowditch Beach an..
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Scott defends utilizing low-cost health care plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Governor Rick Scott responded to criticism that he participates in Florida's taxpayer-subsidized health care insurance plan for state employees by saying that ..
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Governor meets protesters during Walmart visit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott's visit to an Orlando-area Walmart to promote the state's back-to-school tax holiday Friday was met with a handful of hecklers and prot..
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Fla. Senate panel created after Anthony verdict

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate is creating a special panel to look at ways to protect children in the wake of the Casey Anthony verdict.    Senate Presi..
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Arthrex expanding in both Lee and Collier Counties

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

NAPLES, Fla - Arthrex Inc. is expanding in both Collier and Lee Counties. The company announced a commitment to build a first phase 160,000 sq ft state-of-the-art surgical device f..
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13-year-old arrested, brought knife to school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon without intent to kill, Possession of a Weapon on School Property and Disr..
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CCSO Narcs raid Port Char. drug trafficker's home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives raided a drug trafficker’s home in Port Charlotte Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and made three arrests...
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FM man fights police in attempt to resist arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Joseph Cashin, 30, of Fort Myers, was placed under arrest for two counts of Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer and one count of Obstruction of Justice, as well ..
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Fla officials talk redistricting with residents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - South Floridians will get a chance to weigh on the future of their state and congressional districts.    But they may find lawmakers short on specifics...
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Fla. consumer advocate focusing on auto insurance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's insurance consumer advocate is forming a working group to focus on skyrocketing premiums for automobile coverage.    Robin Westcot..
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Florida reducing its ranks of foster children

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The number of Florida children being placed in foster care is declining.    As a result, so are the numbers of foster children who have been..
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Ala. man gets prison term after 10th DUI arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An Alabama man has been sentenced to five years and two months in prison after his 10th DUI conviction.    Fifty-four-year-old Michael M. Nara..
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Woman offers to sell drugs to Keys deputy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a woman called a Monroe County Sheriff's deputy and offered to sell him drugs.    Sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin says 39-ye..
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63-year-old Cape man arrested for drugs, guns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A Cape Coral man is behind bars after police make an alarming discovery inside his home. Detectives say 63-year-old Juan Claudio had firearms, drugs, and $30,000 ..
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Man, daughter shot in Pasco County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 45-year-old man and his 11-year-old daughter showed up at a hospital with gunshot wounds. &..
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