Judge hears challenge to Fla. campaign law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge is considering a challenge to a Florida campaign law regulating political committees and similar groups.    U.S. District Ju..
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Suspect who played a role in scammed auto sale sought

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a man who picked up cash from a money transfer, sent from an unsuspecting victim ..
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Riverview man found inside SUV submerged in river

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVERVIEW, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says boaters found the submerged SUV that belonged to a Riverview man who was reported missing in June.    The body..
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Reputed mob boss appeals Florida fraud sentence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A reputed captain of the Gambino crime family's South Florida operations who prosecutors say is linked to the infamous hit that led to John Gotti's rise to power is ..
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Poultry maker expands chicken recall to nuggets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A voluntary recall of thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken was expanded over concerns that the meat could be contaminated with bacteria that can cause ..
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College Parkway and Summerlin Road intersection closure Wednesday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. – As part of the completion of the Summerlin Road widening project, the contractor will be installing final pavement markings (lane lines, turn arrows, et..
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RNC: Scott won't be factor in 2012, Rubio will

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says neither Gov. Rick Scott's low approval rating nor the immigration debate will hurt the GOP as it..
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WellCare, United, others cheat Fla. kids program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Four private health insurers who wrongly claimed they spent millions on patient care in the state's children's health care program also provided coverage to patients i..
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Citizens proposes massive Fla. sinkhole rate hike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's largest property insurance company is seeking an average increase of nearly 430 percent in optional sinkhole coverage. The board of state-backed ..
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Boys and Girls Club of Collier County attempts to be Twister world record

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.– The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County (BGCCC) is pleased to announce thaton Thursday July 28, 2011 world records will be broken. This is a special event f..
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FMPAL headed to Junior Olympics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, July 28, 2011 the Fort Myers Police Athletic League will travel to New Orleans for the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympics. Seven children w..
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Miramar High football player collapses, dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an offensive lineman for Miramar High School's football team has died after collapsing during conditioning drills.    Broward ..
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RNC targets Fla Hispanics with new ad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The Republican National Committee will begin airing TV and radio ads in Florida they hope will inspire Hispanic voters in advance of the 2012 election.   &nb..
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Man questioned in death of woman at Fla. condo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Investigators are questioning a man arrested in Mississippi, allegedly with a car belonging to a woman whose decomposing body was found in a Florida co..
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Tourist dies while diving for lobster in Fla. Keys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAVERNIER, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a tourist from Massachusetts died while diving for lobster off the upper Florida Keys.    Monroe County Sheriff's detective Mark..
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Man finally identified in suicide pact at rear of Tropical Gulf Acres church

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TROPICAL GULF ACRES, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives were able to now positively identify the man that was involved in an apparent suicide pac..
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CCSO arrests man thanks to DNA ID in year-old Boca Grande case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOCA GRANDE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives solved a year-old case thanks to a DNA match of the burglar who left behind a bottle of water. OnJune 21, 2010, deputies r..
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CCSO narcs bust oxycodone drug trafficker who has 13 prior felony convinctions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives, assisted by Street Crimes Units, arrested a Port Charlotte drug trafficker Tuesday who has 13 felony ..
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4 children hit by bullets in drive-by shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - Police say four children were injured when a masked gunman fired into a crowd during youth football and cheerleading workouts at a northwest Miami-Dade County park. Mi..
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Military support group needs help

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A local organization making dreams come true for men and women in uniform says it needs help continuing that work. Operation Open Arms has helped about 3,000 mi..
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