Body found floating near the Naples pier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Naples Police and Naples Fire Department units were dispatched to the area of the Broad Avenue South Beach access area in refer..
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8 selected as honorary co-chairs for RNC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The local host committee for the Republican National Convention has selected eight Floridians as honorary co-chairs.    RNC officials announced th..
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2 loggerhead turtles set for release off Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Two federally protected sea turtles are heading back to the ocean after weeks of rehabilitation at the Miami Seaquarium.    The two 10-year..
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Motorists warned of road closure on Tamiami Trail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Officials say a portion of the Tamiami Trail across the Everglades will be closed this week for repairs.    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers says the roa..
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Crews work to contain oil spill leaking into Naples Bay

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Crews in Naples spent the better part of Tuesday morning trying to contain an oil spill from leaking into Naples Bay.A vehicle struck a transformer outside the La Qui..
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Bathroom fan catches house on fire in Reflection Lakes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A house caught fire Tuesday morning in Reflections Lakes, off of Cypress Lake Drive, near Summerlin Rd. The home is located at 14017 Clear Water Lane. Residents r..
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Steak 'N Shake murder suspect agrees to plea deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Mike Borrell plead to 12 years of incarceration, followed by eight years of probation on Tuesday, after facing felony murder charges. Borrell also agreed to forfe..
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Dog helps locate owner who died in car accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - A dog helped lead firefighters to his owner as they searched the scene of a car accident in Davie.    Davie Batallion Chief Robert Belizaire told ..
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Wife uses CPR to help husband after heart attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Barbara Sweda's message is simple. Learn CPR.    The retired St. Petersburg nurse has used her CPR skills twice to help her husband durin..
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Cruise execs talk about state of industry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Cruise line executives are discussing the state of industry at their annual convention in Miami Beach.    Presidents of a half dozen major cruise lines ..
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Girl, 4, bitten by 2 pit bulls at Fla. meth house

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. CLOUD, Fla. (AP) - Deputies in central Florida say a 4-year-old girl is recovering days after being bitten by two pit bulls at a home used to make methamphetamine.   ..
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Missouri man dies in Fla. during spring break

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 24-year-old Missouri man died while on spring break in the Florida Panhandle.    Police say Matthew Kalbach of Lawso..
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Last of 3 in Fla. jailed in 'evil spirit' scam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The last of three women convicted in a scam promising people their money could be cleansed of evil spirits has been sent to federal prison.  ..
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Ex-Haitian official convicted in telecom scam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A former senior official in Haiti's state-owned telecommunications company has been convicted of bribery-related charges in Miami federal court.    A ju..
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Fla. jobless rate dips but state lost jobs in Jan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate is dropping again, but at the same time new numbers show that the state lost nearly 39,000 jobs in January.    N..
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CCSO reminds everyone to lock their vehicles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Several vehicles were broken into over the weekend in the Englewood area and detectives urge everyone to lock their vehicles and safeguard any valuables left in th..
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Planetary Lineup

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - It's not too late to catch the spectacular Venus and Jupiter show. On Monday and Tuesday evenings, the planets will appear just 3 degrees apa..
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Florida guaranteed $4 billion in mortgage settlement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - America's biggest banks are ready to pay up more than $25 billion to try to solve the country's mortgage mess. Now, we're learning how struggling Florida homeown..
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Anti-incumbent forum held in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

Naples, Fla.- Those running for offices in Collier County met Monday to discuss how to beat out current office holders. The Anti-incumbent Forum, as it was called, drew contendors ..
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Cheaper health screenings and more options for the uninsured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- Medical officials estimate one in four Floridians don't have proper access to health care.  Lack of insurance and sky high premiums have many of them going to th..
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