Panhandle special operations command plans cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. (AP) - The special operations command for the Air Force in the Panhandle says it will eliminate 100 civilian jobs as part of budget cuts.    Hur..
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Moretto found guilty of Second Degree Murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The State Attorney's Office has released the following statement regarding the trial of Steven Moretto: "Steven Moretto has been found guilty of two counts of Sec..
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Edison's new board of trustees to meet for the first time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- According to our partners at the News-Press, Edison State College's new board of trustees was expected to decide on the termination of Bob Beeson, Lee County camp..
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Florida justices reverse permit denial payment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Government agencies that deny development permits cannot be made to pay for "taking" property in Florida just because negotiations over conditions attached..
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Heavy rain unearths vaults in Fla. cemetery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GIFFORD, Fla. (AP) - April showers bring May flowers. But in a central Florida cemetery, October rains nearly raised the dead.    The Vero Beach News Journal (http:/..
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Ft. Myers Occupy tents traded for 'Taste of the Town'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The tents and protesters are gone, but Centennial Park will be buzzing again very soon. Set-up for the Taste of the Town is in the beginning stages now that the O..
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CCSO arrests Gardens of Gulf Cove man for molesting 8 yr old

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Gardens of Gulf Cove man for inappropriately touching an eight-year-old girl. Harry Ernest Clements, 64, of 1..
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Fla. businesses can expect unemployment tax hike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's businesses will be paying higher unemployment taxes next year.    Preliminary figures released on Thursday show that the minimum ta..
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LCSO search for purse snatching suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police are searching for a purse snatching suspect in the Buckingham Road area of Fort Myers.A perimeter was set up at the intersection of Palm Beach Blvd. and Jo..
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CCSO arrests 4 for stealing expensive purses from Dillard's

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested four people who stole several expensive purses from Dillard’s in Town Center Mall Wednesday at 8:48 p.m. an..
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Miami man among most wanted health care fugitives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Federal health officials have added the director of two Miami health clinics to their most wanted list for allegedly billing Medicare for $26 million in bogus claims.&..
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75 defendants charged in firearms and drug ring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Investigators say they have seized 270 illegal firearms and charged 75 people with weapons and drugs charges after an eight-month investigation.   ..
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Occupy protest set for USF

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Student groups at the University of South Florida in Tampa are planning their own Occupy protest on campus.    The local chapter of the Students f..
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18-year-old escapes from Fla. juvenile facility

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an 18-year-old who escaped from a secure juvenile center may be roaming around the Tampa Bay area.    The Pasco County S..
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Healthy Kids: Medication poisoning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Approximately 95 percent of visits related to medication poisoning in children younger than 5 years of age are caused by self-ingestion due to a family member's m..
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Kern spotted in Chicago area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- WGN-TV has reported that Garrett Kern has been spotted in the Chicago area. Kern is a suspect in the disappearence of his stepfather, James Arthur, who hasn't bee..
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Space Network selects Hendry County for new facility

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

Hendry Co., FL - Hendry County Board of County Commissioners approved the first step for Universal Space Network (USN) to lease 7 acres at Airglades Airport, at their Oct. 25th mee..
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North Fla. gang leader gets life sentence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUNNELL, Fla. (AP) - A Flagler County gang leader has been sentenced to life in prison.    Court officials say 24-year-old Brandon Washington on Wednesday received f..
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For DISH and DIRECTV customers a programming note

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK-TV and WXCW-TV will be off the air for DISH and DIRECTV viewers from approximately midnight to 5:00 a.m. WINK-FM will also be off the air during this time. C..
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Cape Coral police answer family concerns in missing men case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- It has been one week since Garrett Kern was released from the Lee County Jail.  He's on the run, considered southwest Florida's most wanted and a person of..
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