Cape Coral business giving away 9-11 pins

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A Cape Coral trophy store is supplying hundreds of free lapel pins, to honor the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks. It's a tiny pin carrying a heavy..
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Ex-Gov. Bush sent lessons to Scott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Newly released documents reveal that Jeb Bush offered incoming Gov. Rick Scott a long list of "lessons learned through trial and error" that touched on eve..
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New website helps prevent scams

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A new online tool being used by the Lee County Sheriff's office is helping people to avoid becoming scam victims. A new website allows investigators to track area..
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Lightning protection hits home for some

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- We often hear that the west coast of Florida is the lightning capitol of the U.S. Already this year, lightning strikes have injured 19 people in our state, an..
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Former Ga. hunter sentenced in panther killing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) - A 60-year-old former Georgia resident has been fined $2,000 and sentenced to probation after he was accused of shooting an endangered Florida panther.  ..
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How Collier Dept of Health cuts could affect you

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - We now know exactly how the 51 jobs cut at the Collier Department of Health will affect you.  The cuts are to balance the budget and save nearly a milli..
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Couple gets 12 years each for python strangling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUSHNELL, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida couple has been sentenced to 12 years in prison each for the death of the woman's toddler, who was strangled in her crib by a pet python.&nb..
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Sarasota woman arrested for doctor shopping

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested 42-year-old Catherine White, 6232 Aventura Drive, Sarasota, on 16 counts of Withholding Information from a Practit..
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2% of welfare applicants test positive for drugs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Preliminary state figures from the Florida Department of Children and Families reveals 2% of about 1,000 people applying for temporary cash assistance tested positive for drugs. Th..
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Armed robbers point gun at baby during jewel heist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Broward County are looking for three gunmen who took about $1 million in jewelry and cash from a Hollywood jewelry store.    Ho..
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UPDATE:Cape child dies after being left in hot car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- New developments are being uncovered in the death of a Cape Coral child left in a hot car. His parents remain behind bars, charged in connection with their son's ..
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Precautionary boil water notice issued

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LABELLE, Fla.- A precautionary boil water notice has been issued for the City of LaBelle water service area for residents living in the area bounded by Bridge Street to Missouri St..
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Coincidence? Crist prays, Irene's path changes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Can Florida thank God and former Gov. Charlie Crist for Hurricane Irene's shift away from the state?    Each year as governor, Crist either ..
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Distracted driver hits motorcycle deputy in Tampa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A distracted motorist struck a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office motorcycle deputy who was trying to get a homeless man to move out of an intersection. &..
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Cloned credit cards discovered during traffic stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Miami man was arrested in Fort Myers on Tuesday for 43 counts of Possession of counterfeit credit cards, one count of Trafficking in cloned credit cards and one..
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Miami judge awards Cuban exile $2.8 billion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami judge has awarded a Cuban exile $2.8 billion in damages for the forced suicide of his father after Fidel Castro took power during a revolution in 1959. &n..
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Polk County officials want independent university

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - Commissioners in one central Florida county are pushing for a new University of South Florida branch campus to instead be an independent school.   &nb..
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Shands temporarily shuts down transplant program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The liver and pancreas transplant programs at Shands at the University of Florida have been temporarily shut down after three of four top surgeons have lef..
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Tampa police kill suspect in store robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa police shot and killed a robbery suspect after they say he failed to comply with orders as they tried to arrest him.    Police say 26-year-o..
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Nancy Reagan stumbles at Reagan library event

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Former first lady Nancy Reagan is said to be doing fine after stumbling as she was escorted into an event at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and M..
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