Port Charlotte clinic offering free Hepatitis C treatment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- The saying goes nothing in life is free but for people in Charlotte County who suffer from Hepatitis C, getting treatment won't cost a dime.According to doc..
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Fla. GOP raises nearly $7.5 million before session

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE (AP) - Florida Republicans are taking in millions in campaign contributions.    Campaign reports filed Tuesday showed that the Republican Party of Florid..
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Family of missing Immokalee boy hold out hope for his return

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- It's been three years to the day that a six-year old Immokalee boy vanished. Still no one knows how Adji Desir disappeared, but his family and law enforcement stil..
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Lee Commissioners get details on possible fee and tax hikes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Lee county commissioners heard a briefing Tuesday on possible increases in fees and taxes. The hikes would bring tens of millions of dollars to Lee, which has seen property values ..
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Alleged bomb plotter's kin shocked

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LUBIZDE, Kosovo (AP) - The 25-year-old Kosovo-born American suspected of plotting an Islamist-inspired attack in Florida came from a "very good family" that moved from place to pla..
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Homeowners feel squeezed by Orangetree development

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County commissioners will soon hear from Orangetree associates about proposed expansion to a large land development project. A hearing on the proposal..
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LCSO seeks identities in credit card fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of credit card fraud that resulted in unauthorized purchases totaling nearly $3000.00. The victim ..
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Gov. Scott stresses jobs in his State of the State address

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE- In Governor Rick Scott's State of the State address to Florida lawmakers Tuesday morning, the emphasis was on jobs and cooperation. The Governor received a favorable r..
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Judge denies Stand Your Ground motion in strip club shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It was determined, Tuesday afternoon, that Justin Campos will go to trial Wednesday morning. The judge denied the Stand Your Ground motion. Tuesday the man accuse..
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Lee DOT meeting brainstorms changes in the Cape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Lee County's Department of Transportation is looking for local input as it discusses possible changes at a major Cape Coral intersection. The meeting is scheduled..
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USDA closes office in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A federal agency is shutting down a Fort Myers office. Monday, the United States Department of Agriculture announced it was closing more than 250 offices across t..
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Drug dealer arrested, twice convicted felon with 16 bookings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested Jonathan Padilla Soto, aka“Chono,” Monday in connection with a drug deal Dec. 28. Detec..
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Man drives into a Punta Gorda canal, arrested for DUI

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Punta Gorda man was found climbing out of a canal Tuesday, after driving his vehicle over a sea wall on West Marion Avenue. Michael David Rymer was arrested fo..
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Child porn trial delayed for former Fla. ICE chief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Trial on child pornography charges is being delayed for a former top official in South Florida's Immigration and Customs Enforcement office.    A federa..
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Students kick off national campus program on Cuba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - South Florida students will gather this month to kick off a national college tour promoting innovative ways to connect with and empower youth in Cuba.   &nbs..
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Troopers: driver was drunk when jogger killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - State troopers are saying a 22-year-old driver was drunk and fleeing another accident when he hit and killed a jogger over the weekend in Sarasota.  ..
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Claims bills top Fla. Senate's first-day agenda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Bills that would compensate a crash victim and a man who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit top the Florida Senate's first-day agenda.&..
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Palm Beach officials OK new casino ship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Officials in Palm Beach County have given approval to a new casino ship.    Port commissioners unanimously approved twice-a-day sailings b..
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Central Fla. woman dies in golf cart crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says a central Florida woman has died from injuries sustained in a golf cart crash.    Troopers say 75-year-old Eli..
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Couple found dead in home near Tampa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Deputies say a man and a woman were found dead in an exclusive north Tampa neighborhood.    Hillsborough County Sheriff's spokeswoman Debbie Carte..
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