US reviews care of deported Haitian who died

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. immigration officials have found no pre-existing health problems that might have contributed to the death of a Haitian man who suffered cholera-like symptoms afte..
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Fla. senate president pushing casino resort vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Senate President Mike Haridopolos is taking a gamble on gaming.    The Merritt Island Republican said Tuesday that he's pushing for a vote o..
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Checkpoints of a different kind in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers police are taking a close look at drivers' licenses and registrations. Instead of a D.U.I. checkpoint, police are stopping vehicles and asking for driv..
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Fla. Gov. says Time Warner will create 500 jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Time Warner Inc. is bringing 500 jobs to the Tampa area.    Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday announced that the media and entertainment conglomera..
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Cape Coral Iwo Jima statue restoration overdue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- If you've driven by the Midpoint Bridge lately you may have noticed that the scaffolding around the Iwo Jima statue in Cape Coral has come down. The project has m..
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Steak and Shake murder trial looks into DNA

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lawyers in the Lee County Steak and Shake murder case were battling in court this morning over D.N.A. evidence. Christopher Williams faced a judge Tuesday morning..
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Fugitive siblings from Fla. in Colorado court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WALSENBURG, Colo. (AP) - Three siblings accused in a cross-country crime spree that began in Florida and ended with a police chase in southern Colorado could soon learn whether the..
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Regulator dramatically cuts Citizens rate request

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Rates are rising fast for home and business owners in Florida covered by policies from the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp.    ..
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Board of Ed approves English learner, pre-k rules

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The state Board of Education has approved new rules for English language learner programs and pre-kindergarten providers.    At its meeting Tues..
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CCSO arrests 2 dealing Methadone and Roxicodone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested two Port Charlotte drug dealers who sold Methadone and Roxicodone to undercover operatives Monda..
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Video of SeaWorld death not shown during hearing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Attorneys for a federal job safety agency defending citations it issued SeaWorld Orlando have opted not to show video of a killer whale pulling a trainer under..
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Over 150 families turn out for triathlon- Part 2

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

CAPTIVA ISLAND, Fla.- Nearly 150 families headed out to Captiva Island to cheer on their youngster in the inaugural kiddie triathlon.Participants swam in the Gulf of Mexico, then b..
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Fla. woman with 2 uteruses delivers twins

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida woman with a rare medical condition has delivered twins, one from each of her two uteruses.    The St. Petersburg T..
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Neighbors:Mystery hero saved man from burning home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- People in a Lehigh Acres neighborhood are praising a mystery hero they say saved a man from his burning home Sunday morning. The fire destroyed the house at 325..
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Lee County's Pet Pantry needs donations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- People aren't the only ones getting hit by tough economic times. While several Southwest Florida charities report people are donating less, the same holds true ..
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Questions remain in Ft. Myers double homicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The mystery continues behind the shooting deaths of a Fort Myers couple.  Family members found the bodies of a man and a woman in a home Friday night. ..
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Naples man bitten by barracuda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

NAPLES, Fla.- A Naples man out fishing in the ocean with a friend got the scare of a lifetime last week.It was early Thursday morning when John Zeliff and his friend headed out to ..
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Collier Clerk's audit shows thousands of $ wasted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Just in, the results of an audit after allegations that thousands of your tax dollars were spent by the Collier Housing Department for work not done.  T..
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CALL FOR ACTION recovers thousands for veteran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

ESTERO, Fla. - A once decorated U.S. Airman, now a disabled veteran, turned  to "Call for Action" for help and we're getting results. The Department of Veterans Affairs made h..
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Ward's ex-girlfriend says he complained about wife

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The ex-girlfriend of central Florida developer Bob Ward testified Monday that Ward was complaining about his wife shortly before her fatal shooting.  ..
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