Rollover on Airport Pulling causes traffic slowdowns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- An accident on Airport Pulling Road at Golden Gate Parkway slowed traffic Wednesday afternoon. No one was injured.  The roadway is now clear.    
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Man booked into Charlotte Co. jail for 25th time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested Sadikey Roland Jennis, 20, of 21106 Meehan Ave. in Port Charlotte, and charged him with Armed Robbery with a Fi..
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Man arrested for threatening women through Facebook

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Jacobe Swanson, 31, was arrested after threatening two former female co-workers through Facebook. Swanson sent increasingly severe messages to the women from Octo..
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African lion being moved from Va zoo to Fla

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A young male African lion at the Virginia Zoo is moving to a new home.    Zoo officials say the lion will be shipped from Norfolk on Thursday to ..
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Man is arrested in Tampa double slaying case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have arrested an employee of a wealthy Tampa woman in connection with her slaying and the death of her husband.    Hillsborough Sherif..
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Fla. gets $72 million grant for homeless shelters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's child welfare agency is giving nearly $72 million in grants to help fund local homeless shelters.    The grants will renew funding..
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Renowned violinist visits South Florida schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A renowned violinist is visiting South Florida high schools, hoping to encourage a love of classical music among younger generations.    Russian-born Al..
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Bomb plot suspect rails against Christians, Jews

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of plotting to attack Tampa, Fla.-area nightclubs and a sheriff's office with bombs and guns also railed against Christians, Jews and West..
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South Fla. murder case closed because suspect died

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a murder case has been closed after they learned the suspect in a triple murder killed himself.    North Miami police ..
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Poll: Florida headed for another close election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Another photo finish may be in store for Floridians this fall when they decide whether they want to re-elect President Barack Obama.    A Qu..
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17 Sarasota Co. stores cited for selling alcohol to minors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla.- Seventeen convenience store clerks were cited for selling alcohol to a minor during an undercover operation conducted by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office..
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Rep. Connie Mack leads in support

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new poll shows U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV as a heavy early favorite with registered Republican voters who will choose a nominee for the U.S. Senate in Augu..
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SWFL Republicans prepare for January 31 primary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NAPLES, Fla. - With New Hampshire's GOP primary now decided, Florida's big day in the political spotlight is just three weeks away. Federal election laws put limits on what local p..
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Family of powerboat racer to file wrongful death lawsuit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- The family of a speedboat racer killed during a race in Key West plans to formally file a wrongful death suit this week. Naples High grad, Joey Gratton, died in Nove..
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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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