Hurricane seasons ends, but Irene's effects remain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season has ended and it's a study in contradiction.    The usual targets in the southeastern U.S. were spared, but Irene par..
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Local radio personality produces and hosts Christmas show

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Radio personality Randy Sherwyn is producing a Christmas show that plays around the world. It  ranks as the most listened to Christmas-themed radio broadcast in the world. And..
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4th cat found mutilated on Pt. Charlotte golf course

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Port Charlotte golf course is on high alert after a number of dead and mutilated cats have turned up on the fairway.Employees at the Port Charlotte Country ..
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Mindy McCready : "my son is safe and comfortable"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The publicist to Mindy McCready has issued a statement in regards to recent reports of her missing son, Zander. In the statement, Kat Atwood of Music City News Me..
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No plea deal for Melissa Harding Jones

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The woman accused of having a hand in the disappearance of Pilar Rodriguez will be going to trial. Melissa Harding Jones accepted a plea deal in the case of..
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Graham, Fla. environmentalists challenge Scott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former Gov. Bob Graham and Florida environmentalists are forming a new bipartisan coalition aimed at restoring water resource funding and protection. ..
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Shooting near Dunbar High School leave 1 dead, 2 injured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A shooting has left one dead and two injured, near Dunbar High School, Wednesday afternoon. On Wednesday, at 12:45 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded..
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SWAT situation in Naples, 1 man barricaded in home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Neighbors have been let back into their homes, in the Moorings neighborhood area of Naples, after a SWAT situation on the 500 block of Springline Drive. A man barrica..
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Fla. appeals court upholds city red light cameras

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida appeals court has upheld the right of cities to use cameras to catch and fine motorists who run red lights.    The Miami-based Third District ..
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Lake searched for Fla. woman missing after TV show

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Detectives looking for a Florida woman missing after a television appearance are searching around a lake while a court considers who should have custody of her..
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Publix gives generous donation to Habitat for Humanity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local charity is getting a big boost thanks to a popular supermarket chain. Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry counties is going into the holidays with plen..
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SWFL experiencing another red tide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla.- The effects of an increasing red tide developing off the coast of Southwest Florida. The results from the latest water tests are expected Wednesday, but beach..
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CCSO arrests burglar by his fingerprints

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte burglar after his fingerprints matched those of a man who has seven bookings into the County Jai..
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Man arrested after trying to get photo for Facebook

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man found on the roof of a Port Charlotte church who wanted a photo of himself to put on his Facebook account w..
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Lehigh fire commissioner dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres fire commissioner has died. Kevin Shea passed away late last night, at Gulf Coast Hospital. He had suffered a stroke, on November 22nd. Shea had ..
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Cape City Council to fire city manager?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral’s City Council has called a meeting, set for Friday, to discuss the termination of City Manager Gary King. If King is fired, he stands to walk aw..
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CCSO investigates 'granny scam,' woman sends money to Peru

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTE GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies investigated the latest in “Granny Scams” reported Tuesday by a Deep Creek woman. Dolores Grieco, 79, received a ..
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Stranded turtle from Netherlands arrives in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - An endangered sea turtle that was found stranded in the Netherlands has arrived at the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota.    The Kemp's ridley..
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3 indicted for smuggling Chinese honey

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted three men for smuggling Chinese honey into the United States.    The U.S. Attorney's Office in Jacksonvil..
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Fla. Attorney General will help co-host GOP forum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is going to get a chance to help interview GOP presidential candidates.    Bondi is one of three attorney..
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