Sarasota coach featured in

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Cathy Rush calls it a combination of "Hoosiers," ''A League of Their Own" and "Sister Act." ''Against All Odds" could be another, with "The Impossible Dream" ser..
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Fla. rules on parent notification waivers changed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Court rules and forms are changing for girls seeking waivers to Florida's law requiring parental notification before minors can obtain abortions. &nbs..
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Car burglaries on the rise in Sanibel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- The Sanibel Police Department is alerting the public that there have been several vehicle burglaries east of Donax on Elinor Way and Glory Circle. Chief Tomlinson ad..
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Jazz Little vows X-Factor comeback

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Jazz Little's run on the X-Factor ended at Simon Cowell's house, but the Cape Coral high school student says she'll be back there again. The 16-year-old impressed..
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CCSO arrests man who stole jewelry, fled in a taxi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a North Port man around 2 p.m. Wednesday after he stole a $6,930 gold necklace from a Port Charlotte jewelry stor..
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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visits Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is in South Florida to learn about the progress of the Tamiami Trail Bridge Project.    A press release says Salazar and ..
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Tampa protesters say police are cracking down

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Relations between the Occupy Wall Street protesters and police in Tampa are souring.    As the demonstration in a downtown Tampa park enters its s..
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Spending cuts set for Fla. disabilities program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The head of Florida's developmental disabilities program is proposing more than $14 million in spending cuts.    The reductions that Mike Ha..
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Universal Orlando alters course of dueling coaster

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Universal Orlando is altering its signature ride.    Officials announced this week they will no longer launch the Dragon Challenge's twin roller..
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Thieves tie up elderly woman, steal prescriptions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) - Hillsborough County Sheriff's officials say three men broke into a home, tied up a 76-year-old woman and stole her prescription medications.   &nb..
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Bagged Lettuce Recall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) - Taylor Farms Retail Inc. is voluntarily recalling 3,265 cases of various bagged salad blends that have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. ..
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Water main break shuts down Luckett Rd.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Luckett Road will reopen to traffic at approximately 6 p.m. on October 20th. The road was closed due to repairs for a water main break. A water main break left a ..
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Severe weather moves out of the area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The heaviest rainfall has come to an end but not before causing flooding issues across Southwest Florida. Rainfall totals across Lee and Collier County ranged fro..
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Water receding, flooding still a problem for some

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Southwest Florida is mopping up from last night's severe weather. Some are dealing with flooding, others are picking up the pieces from tornado damage.The ..
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More documents released in Serna murder case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Court documents released Wednesday give startling new details in a brutal Collier county murder.  The papers reveal what the suspect's parents aw when ..
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Bonita Springs residents cope with flooding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla -- The storm didn't spare Bonita Springs. Around 11:00 last night, Bonita was pounded with heavy rain, and they've been soaked since, especially around the Impe..
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Fact checking the candidates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Talk about nasty.    The bitter, face-to-face sniping at this week's Republican debate was just a prelude to the coming weeks as Mitt Romney's rival..
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Convenience store clerk shoots would-be-robber

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

EAST NAPLES, Fla.- Del Ackerman describes a chilling phone call he hoped never to hear."My granddaughter called me and she was screaming. A terrible scream. She said someone's afte..
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Lawsuit: Fla. students charged as non-residents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Caroline Roa was born in Florida, graduated from a Miami high school and has a state voter's registration card and driver's license. Yet when she went to enroll in col..
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Arrest made in Sun Trust bank robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla.- An investigation by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Robbery Unit has led to an arrest in this case. Robert Bonia, 40, of 19157 Birch Street was located..
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