Case closed against former Rubio aide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The case against Michael Brennan, Marco Rubio's Southwest Florida Regional Director, has been closed. The Office of the State Attorney website says that the case ..
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Charlotte man arrested in Miami for drive-by shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff Major Crimes detectives reports that Herbert Earl ”Dooney” Battle Jr., 39, formerly of North Port, was returned to Charlotte..
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Fla. man sentenced in Conn. child sex abuse case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A former Connecticut travel company vice president accused of sexually abusing girls in the U.S. and Nicaragua has been sentenced to 85 years in prison.&nb..
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Education: States should do more to reach students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - In its initial review of No Child Left Behind waiver requests, the U.S. Education Department highlighted a similar weakness in nearly every application: States did not..
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Florida man named to lead Anchorage schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A Florida man has been named the new superintendent for Alaska's largest school district.    Board President Gretchen Guess announced Tuesda..
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Voter turnout report for Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County has reported that as of 4:00 p.m., 21,840 people had voted. Collier County expects a total of 57,720 voters to turnout Tuesday. WIN..
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Experts say Gingrich moon base dreams not lunacy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Newt Gingrich's ideas about science may seem like fiction but experts say they really aren't.    The Republican presidential candidate wants to cre..
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Florida senator: Don't pit children vs. others

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Senate Democratic Leader Nan Rich says there's no need to pit children, the elderly and disabled against each other.    Rich stood j..
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Santorum, Paul campaign out West as Florida votes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONE TREE, Colo. (AP) - Rick Santorum and Ron Paul are shrugging off expected losses in Florida's primary Tuesday and say the Republican presidential contest won't end anytime soon..
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3rd suspect arrested for church and business burglary cases

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Punta Gorda man for burglary of a Punta Gorda church and a Cleveland area business. Nathanial Davis Kruger, 19, ..
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As polls open in Fla., GOP voters have their say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - While polls gave Mitt Romney strong odds to win Florida's Republican primary, some voters said Tuesday they weren't all that enthusiastic about their ballot choices.&n..
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Mother arrested for aggravated abuse on 2-month old son

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested the mother of her two-month old son and charged her with Aggravated Child Abuse. On March 7, ..
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CCSO makes 9th arrest in 'doctor shopping' crackdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives continue their “Doctor Shopping” investigations and made their ninth arrest in two weeks. D..
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Dead infant found in Punta Gorda woman's freezer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Punta Gorda police continue to investigate the death of an infant Tuesday afternoon. The baby was found dead in the freezer at a home on Boca Grande Blvd. Monday..
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Polls open for the Republican primary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - All eyes are on Florida as the primary gets under way. It could very well be the deciding vote in this race. The front runners each made a series of appearances ..
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Victim identified in Bokeelia murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

BOKEELIA, Fla.- The victim in the death investigation has been identified as 87-year-old Robert Lemon. On January 30, 2012, at 2:53 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office recei..
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Collier Commissioners approve $4 million to replace bridges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Collier County commissioner approved a contract to spend $4 million to replace two bridge in Golden Gate Estates. A recent bi-annual inspection revealed both..
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Hendry County man released under Stand Your Ground law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- It's been two years since Lestina Rumph hugged her son Timothy. Today a judge signed paperwork to release him, saying the murder he committed was justified. Ou..
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Buyers stand in line for property

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- New construction had potential home buyers camping out to secure lots in the Riverstone subdivision. The GL Homes development will have 850 new single family homes up..
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Pet ambulance delivers speedy care to man's best friend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Getting your pet the critical care it needs just got easier. Some may call it a splurge, but a Bonita Springs veterinary clinic is now offering a full-service..
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