Immokalee woman gets prison for cocaine sales

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- A 35-year-old woman was sentenced to more than six years in prison Wednesday after a judge found her guilty of selling crack cocaine to undercover Collier County S..
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Protesters rally against Iranian leader outside UN

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A former U.S. envoy to the United Nations says the Obama administration is doing "almost nothing" to protect Iranians from the violence of their own regime. &n..
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Boyfriend charged with murdering woman, 2 kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The man police have long called their lone suspect in the deaths of two children found stuffed in luggage in a South Florida canal and the slaying of t..
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A move to take foreclosure out of the courts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Some top state officials are suggesting that Florida might follow 30 other states, and take foreclosure cases, out of the court system. Governor Rick Scott and so..
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Library kicks off smart card campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and the Lee County Library is hoping you'll visit your local library to obtain your free card. In tough economic times, y..
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Library ebooks now available for Kindle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The Lee County Library System (LCLS) is excited to announce that its eBook collection is now compatible with the world’s bestselling eBook reader, the Amazo..
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Court: Fla. must pay for defending poor suspects

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court says the state, not counties, must pay for new legal offices that help represent indigent defendants.    The justi..
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Farmworkers sue Burger King, Subway for back pay

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - More than two dozen farmworkers are suing Burger King and Subway over wages they say the companies owe them under a deal with a farmworker advocacy group.   ..
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Trailer stolen from local teen ministry group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla.-UPDATE: Police have recovered the Mystery Players' trailer as of Saturday night. Three young people, who wish to remain anonymous, found it and called into po..
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Defense rests in millionaire's murder trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The defense has rested in the trial of a central Florida developer who is accused of fatally shooting his wife.    The Orlando Sentinel reports ..
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Rare American crocodile found in St. Petersburg

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Residents of a St. Petersburg gated community have a new and unusual neighbor: an American crocodile.    Shondra Farner in the Caya Costa..
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Trainers were told to use caution with whale

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A SeaWorld animal trainer says the whale that pulled a trainer into a pool and drowned her last year was possessive of objects and that tr..
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Miami-Dade officials confirm 1st case of West Nile

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Health officials are asking Miami-Dade County residents to be on the alert for mosquitos after a 27-year-old man was diagnosed with West Nile virus.    ..
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Perry present favorite among Florida Republicans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Republicans currently prefer Texas Gov. Rick Perry by a slight margin over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in their party's battle to find a ..
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Census: Floridians are poorer than 3 years ago

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Floridians had the biggest drop in income among residents in any state other than Nevada during the past three years of a recession and anemic economic recover..
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Smoke detectors could've prevented disaster in PC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- This morning, at roughly 8:00 a.m., Charlotte County Fire and EMS responded to the report of a single-family residential structure fire located at 19903 Midwa..
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Healthy Kids: Pregnancy Questions Part 1

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fl.-The laundry list of do's and don'ts when you are pregnant can seem daunting.  But Dr. Annette MacKoul answers your questions in a multi-part series starting wi..
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School bus crash on Pine Island Road

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- A crash involving two cars and a Lee county school bus sent two people to the hospital and is blocking traffic on eastbound lanes of Pine Island Road. The bus co..
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Driver flees accident, child left in the backseat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A car and young child are left abandoned after an accident on Buckingham Rd. near Orange River Rd. A passerby, who saw the car, called deputies around one o'..
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Neighbors, family react to gruesome murder details

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Many neighbors so distraught hearing that the rumors they've heard over the last few months are true that they didn't want to speak on camera.  Rumors ..
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