Road rage suspect using Stand Your Ground defense

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Lawyers for a 68-year-old man accused of killing a federal agent during a road-rage incident are preparing to use the state's 'Stand Your Ground' law d..
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CCSO reports 11 DUI arrests over the past weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron reports a total of 11 drivers were arrested for Driving Under the Influence of alcohol or drugs over the past week..
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Orlando's theme parks report 12 injuries to state

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A state report shows there were 12 guest injuries at Orlando's big theme parks and water parks during the third quarter of 2011.    The report f..
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Maine man's car goes 1 million miles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SACO, Maine (AP) - A Maine man and his car are celebrating a million-mile milestone.    Joe LoCicero (luh-SISS'-er-oh) was given a 2012 Honda Accord at a parade in t..
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2 max-security prisoners escape near Vero Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two men being held on first-degree murder charges have escaped from the Indian River County Jail.    Indian River Sheriff's o..
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School dedicates band room for fallen alumnus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lehigh Senior High School Center for the Arts will be dedicating its band room in remembrance of alumnus Jason Amores. After graduating from Lehigh Senior High,..
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1 inmate captured after escaping Fla. work-release

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man who escaped from the Tarpon Springs Work Release Center near St. Petersburg. A second inmate remains at large. &nbs..
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Man dragged by a truck after burglary speaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The victim in a Lehigh Acres burglary is speaking out from his hospital bed. Thursday night, Christopher Mathews was dragged down the road by the thieves truck a..
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Police: thief charged $717 at Burger King

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Boca Raton Police are looking for a credit card thief who allegedly racked $717 at a fast food joint.    A Boca Raton woman called police thi..
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Florida driver's license revocations spike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - The number of Floridians who have had their driver's licenses revoked because they are deemed physically or mentally unfit has more than doubled in the last decade.&nb..
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Teacher inspires community with cancer fight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Collier County teacher is inspiring his school and community to help find a cure for cancer.Former Oakridge Middle School teacher Fran Guarrera was the gue..
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Dogs dive head first into water competition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Dogs big and small dove head first into competition Sunday morning.. hoping for their shot at winning the dock jump or speed retrieve contests."Any breed can do i..
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Teen charged with trying to kill police

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH PORT, Fla.- A teenager is accused of trying to kill a police officer.The 17 year-old was arrested early Sunday morning after North Port police tried to break up a party. ..
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Sex Offender Captured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The sex offender who fled from a Lee County deputy Friday morning has been captured. At approximately 9:00 am on October 21, 2011, a Lee County deputy was c..
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Protesters occupy Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Protesters from Lehigh Acres took the "Occupy" movement to their streets Saturday morning, posting up on the side of the busy Lee Boulevard in the heart of Lehi..
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Restaurant, lodging group against Florida casinos

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association is opposed to permitting destination casino resorts in the state.    The influential trade ..
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YouTube fights brings charges in Tampa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A fight between two girls near Tampa that was posted on YouTube led to charges against two adults who allegedly encouraged the fisticuffs.    The ..
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Orlando police arrest Occupy protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando Police have arrested 19 Occupy Wall Street protesters for trespassing in a city park after hours.    The group is protesting corporate i..
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Key West's decadent Fantasy Fest begins

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Key West's decadent Fantasy Fest is under way with a packed schedule of masquerade balls, street parties and costume contests.    This year's t..
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Wheldon remembered as loving, loyal and tidy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Of all the indelible moments from Dan Wheldon's public memorial service - fellow IndyCar drivers Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan serving a..
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