US releases more classified Bay of Pigs documents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Newly declassified U.S. documents show a CIA operative accidentally fired on friendly pilots during the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion.    The planes flown b..
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Rembrandt drawing stolen from California hotel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say an art thief managed to pull off a weekend heist of a small Rembrandt drawing worth $250,000 while the exhibition curator was momentarily distrac..
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ACLU agrees to wait on judge's ruling for a stay

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CROSS CITY, Fla. (AP) - The attorney for Dixie County says officials are waiting on a federal judge to rule on their request for a stay before removing a six-ton monument of the Te..
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Fla. prescription drug deaths rise in 2010

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - New data shows that prescription drug deaths in Florida increased nearly 9 percent last year compared to 2009 despite aggressive efforts by law enforcement to educate ..
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Mom claiming insanity in slaying of teens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman accused of killing her two teenage children will use an insanity defense.    Her public defenders filed their intention late Frida..
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Soldier brings back flag as token of appreciation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A flag flown over Afghanistan now has a permanent home in Southwest Florida. The stars and stripes are one surgeon's way of saying 'thank you' to those who suppor..
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Coast Guard locates missing Pinellas man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The Coast Guard called off their search Monday for a missing 68-year-old Pinellas resident.Search and rescue watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersbu..
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Residential fire in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A residential fire burned Monday morning at 2135 Willard Street at Edison in Fort Myers.  Crews were able to put out the fire, but not before the back porch ..
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Cape Dixie Roadhouse is hiring in a unique way

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Dixie Roadhouse, a new country-themed party bar, opens next month and is looking for roughly 60 employees. They're located on Southeast 47th Terrace at the ol..
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3 fugitive siblings due back in court in Colo.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The three fugitive siblings captured last week after a crime spree in Florida and Georgia are expected back in court in Colorado.    Twenty-nine-year-ol..
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Fla. deputy shoots inmate during escape attempt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says detectives are investigating after a deputy shot an inmate who was in custody at a hospital.   &n..
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Port Charlotte worker struck by lightning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Worker, Jesse Maxwell, 29, was struck by lightning Monday morning. The event took place at the Raleigh House, located on Brinson Avenue in Port Charlotte near..
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Fla. public hearings on redistricting to begin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Public hearings that will allow South Floridians a chance to weigh in on the future of their state and congressional districts are gearing up.    The he..
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South Fla. officer shoots man in self-defense

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Homestead police officer shot a man in a pickup truck in self-defense.    Miami-Dade County police spokesman Javier Baez say..
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Man killed when car plows through fruit stand

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a driver lost control of a BMW and plowed through a roadside fruit stand in Jacksonville, killing a bystander and injuring a child.  ..
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Fraud tugs at heartstrings of Lee County churches

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office fraud line recently received a dozen calls from area churches reporting phone calls they received from a man claiming to nee..
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Suspected carjacker shot by Riviera Beach police

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a suspect was shot by a Riviera Beach police officer after they say he fled from a routine traffic stop, carjacked a vehicle before running fr..
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Horse dies after falling from trailer on I-75

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says a horse was severely injured when it fell out of a trailer traveling on Interstate 75 near Ocala.    The accident ..
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75 year-old woman rescued from Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The U.S. Coast Guard was on a rescue mission this afternoon after receiving calls a 75 year-old woman went overboard. Crews searched the water, about 3 miles..
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Publix, Winn-Dixie recall ground beef

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) - Publix would like consumers in Southwest Florida to be aware that the impact of the ground beef recall is county-specific and does not include Publix locati..
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