Man charged with having gun in carry-on luggage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a central Florida man had a handgun in his carry-on luggage when he tried to pass through security at Orlando International Airport.  ..
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USF library evacuated after grenade found

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Campus police evacuated parts of the University of South Florida library after workers found an old grenade in a box with other donated items.    ..
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Can you identify this woman?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH NAPLES, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying this woman from a store video surveillance image taken from the T..
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Fla. Gov. unveils proposed budget for 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants more money for schools but he's proposing $4.6 billion in spending cuts for other parts of the state budget to get it. &..
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Last full lunar eclipse for 3 years this weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The last total lunar eclipse of the year is Saturday. And there won't be another one for three years.    Viewers in the western half of t..
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Cuban exiles say flotilla not a provocation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A small coalition of Cuban exile groups says their plans to park off the coast of Havana and shoot fireworks over the water to highlight human rights violations on the..
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Study: Fla. companies underpaying corporate tax

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A report says eight large Florida-based companies are among 265 firms underpaying corporate taxes owed to states.    Three liberal think tan..
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City official fired after sex change fired again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) - A city official who was fired after her plans to have a sex change became public has been fired again from her post as city manager for Lake Worth. &nb..
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Cape Iwo Jima statue re-dedicated on Pearl Harbor Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Iwo Jima statue that sits along Veterans Parkway in Cape Coral was officially re-dedicated on Wednesday, Pearl Harbor Day. This statue is one of the most reco..
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Lee school district considers health clinics to cut costs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Even with the governor looking to spend more on education, local school districts are doing their best to keep costs down. Lee County is looking to cut spending o..
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Witnesses say Saavedra was bullied

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- There has been a major development in the case of a Collier County teen charged with killing a fellow classmate. Defense attorneys for Jorge Saavedra say the teen..
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Calif. man charged in Fla. in UBS tax probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A California man is facing federal tax charges in Florida in the latest indictment in a long-running investigation of tax evasion at Swiss bank UBS AG...
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Artist pleads guilty to wildlife smuggling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Miami Beach artist faces five years in prison after pleading guilty to trafficking protected wildlife.    Federal prosecutors say 48-year-..
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IDB and Miami-Dade sponsor Haiti forum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Businesses looking to help Haiti rebuild can get advice from big-time backers this week in Miami.    The 2011 Haiti Reconstruction Forum will encourage ..
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Study: Fla. Medicaid premiums too high

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A new report says high premium and co-pay proposals for Florida Medicaid beneficiaries are among the highest in the country and could cause hundreds of thousands to dr..
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Cape school bus involved in minor accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A school bus was involved in an accident with another vehicle Wednesday morning, but no one was injured and traffic was not affected. The bus was carrying childre..
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Trailer full of gifts for needy families stolen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hundreds of presents have been stolen from a central Florida charity for needy families.    Teddy bears, dolls, diapers and cribs were stolen wh..
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Number of students attending charter schools soars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The number of students attending charter schools has soared to more than 2 million as states pass laws lifting caps and encouraging their expansion, according to figur..
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Fla. man gets 5 yrs for stealing military laptops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Miami man has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison after authorities say he led a group of thieves who stole $7.4 million in military laptop computers..
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Governor Scott wants a billion dollar boost for schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who was criticized for pushing school funding cuts a few months ago, is asking for a billion dollars more for education to come du..
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