CCSO inmates and county clean up take on Alligator Creek dam site

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Punta Gorda- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office jail inmates and the County’s Public Works Department are cleaning up a former park area south of Punta Gorda on Taylor R..
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Warrants create backlog for law enforcement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - For every criminal investigators take off the street, there's a handful of new warrants issued - making it hard for task force members to keep up - and continuin..
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In Valentine rush, flowers checked for bugs, drugs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Amid the peak Valentine's Day flower season, U.S. agents in Miami are working overtime to make sure pretty love bouquets are not used as transportation by exotic South..
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Lee County Sheriff's Office gears up for Operation Medicine Cabinet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking you to take a second look at your medicine cabinet. The agency is gearing up for it's fourth installment of Operation Medici..
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Officials catch injured manatee in Fla. waters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Officials have caught an injured 1,000-pound manatee in waters off South Florida. On Thursday, Florida fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission divers l..
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Redistricting amendment allies sue Fla. Gov. Scott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is being sued in an effort to get federal review for voter approved amendments that would change the way legislative and congressional distr..
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Officials try to figure out why whale died

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials are trying to figure out what killed a 2-year-old North Atlantic Right Whale off of north Florida's coast. The whale was found dead an..
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Father of slain Fla teens: Remember how they lived

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. (AP) - The father of two slain Tampa teenagers says he is humbled by the support he's received since his son and daughter were found fatally shot last week, al..
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Finalists named for Young Artists Awards

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Tickets are now available for the Young Artists Awards Gala at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre on Sunday, March 13. The event, showcasing the area’s best y..
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City reaches impasse with FOP regarding officers who failed to obtain educational credits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL- The City’s negotiating team has reached impasse with the Cape Coral Fraternal Order of Police on resolving the receipt of an unauthorized increase in salary dolla..
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Conservancy of Southwest Florida releases 2011 Estuaries Report Card

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES– The Conservancy of Southwest Florida today released its 2011 Estuaries Report Card. Of the ten estuaries studied, ranging from Venice in the north to Everglades City ..
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Pine Island Rd east bound shut down due to fatal traffic crash on 1200 block

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL- The Cape Coral Police Department was on scene of a fatal crash at the 1200 block of NE Pine Island Road. A car with a sole occupant was traveling eastbound on NE P..
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Ford recalling F-150 pickups to fix door handles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ford Motor Co. recalled nearly 365,000 F-150 pickup trucks in North America on Thursday to fix a problem with the interior door handles that could lead to the doo..
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Savvy thief suspected of ripping off two stores in two days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS- Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a man who boldly walked out of two Wal Mart stores, over the course of two days, carting out large flat scree..
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Fla AG seeks more state pill mill legislation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is seeking tougher penalties as part of a four-pronged attack on "pill mills" that supply prescription medications to dr..
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Collier school district recieves dairy grant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY- The School District of Collier County is pleased to announce that it is one of only four school districts in the state of Florida to be awarded with funds to help p..
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9 charged in $12M Fla. bank fraud scheme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Nine people in South Florida are facing bank fraud conspiracy charges for their alleged roles in a $12 million scam to obtain commercial lines of credit. Federal prose..
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Lake City man held in deaths of 3 people

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) - A 25-year-old man has been charged with three counts of murder after deputies found two women and a man dead inside his Lake City home. Columbia County Sheri..
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Teens arrested after Facebook threats make first appearance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Facebook threats led to the arrests of four North Fort Myers Academy students. Lee County Sheriff's officials said Wednesday the teens were charged with agg..
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Scott plans more budget announcements

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott says he'll announce more of his budget proposals during a tour of a manufacturing plant in Tampa. The new Republican governor planned the announc..
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