Deputies identify body found in canal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla -  Charlotte County Major Crimes Unit detectives released the identity of the homeless man found floating face down in a canal behind a roofing business ..
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Septic tank inspections changing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Plans are underway to repeal a new law requiring septic tank owners to have their tanks inspected every five years.Tuesday state lawmakers pushed the start date ..
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Child struck by car near Daniels Parkway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

LEE COUNTY, Fla - A child was struck by a car on Daniels Parkway and Westlinks Drive on Tuesday afternoon. Deputies were called to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident at the inter..
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Miromar Outlets announces Black Friday hours

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ESTERO, Fla. – Get a head start on Black Friday shopping at the annual “After Midnight” at  Miromar Outlets in Estero.  Stores will open at 12 a.m. Frid..
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Millions of Floridians traveling for holidays may go through intense security screenings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The latest forecast for holiday travel is out and it looks like you may have more company if you plan to hit the road or fly the friendly skies for Thanksgiving...
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Farmworkers, tomato growers reach landmark deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - The Coalition of Immokalee workers and the Florida Tomato Growers Exchange have signed a landmark deal to improve worker conditions and increase pay. The wor..
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Deputies looking for man suspected of stealing computers from Walmart

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office need help identifying a computer thief. On Friday, October 29, 2010, at approximately 12:54 p.m., a dark-skinned ..
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Port Charlotte man arrested for burglarizing three businesses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested William Sidney Crow Jr., 30, Port Charlotte, charging him for burglary to three businesses; Paws &lsqu..
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UPDATE: TECO restores gas to 920 commercial, 990 residential customers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - With the initial phases of restoration completed, TECO Peoples Gas crews and additional personnel are focused on the final phase of turning on gas for customers ..
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Slow down on Burnt Store Road in Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's Traffic Safety Team deputies issued 112 traffic citations Friday through Sunday, Nov. 12-14, to drivers speeding through the Bur..
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New band a semi-finalist in national competition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - They go by the name Shoebox Monster and in just a few short weeks find themselves finalists in a nationwide contest for young bands. 14 year old Justin Whitmer p..
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Police: suspects tried to rob armored car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Hollywood police are searching for the suspects who tried to rob an armored car at gunpoint. Police say the suspects approached two Brinks armored truck guar..
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IRS gets UBS account names, withdraws summons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The Internal Revenue Service is withdrawing its federal court summons seeking identities of suspected U.S. tax cheats at Swiss bank UBS AG after receiving more than 4,..
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Man breaks into Fort Lauderdale police chief home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) - An alleged burglar picked the wrong house to break into - Fort Lauderdale's chief of police. Police don't think Chief Frank Adderley and his family were tar..
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70 yr-old Fla. man dies after dragged by car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A 70-year-old central Florida man has died after being dragged by his neighbor's car across his driveway. Police said Timothy Postlethwait was talking to ..
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Judge tosses out NY steriod case vs. Fla. pharmacy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A New York judge has dismissed an upstate prosecutor's criminal case against five operators of a Florida pharmacy targeted in a national steroid sales investiga..
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Deputies look for suspect in nightclub shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PAHOKEE, Fla. (AP) - Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a 26-year-old man they say killed one person and injured five others at a nightclub shooting over the week..
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Son Tay Raiders reunite 40 years later

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) - Vietnam veterans who took part 40 years ago in a failed raid on a North Vietnamese prisoner of war camp are gathering in the Panhandle. Veterans of the Son Tay ..
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Florida retailers predict stronger shopping season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - After two miserable holiday seasons, Florida retailers are anticipating a strong return of shoppers hunting for bargains and luxury goods alike. In its annual fo..
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Man faces 168 years in Fla. tax fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Broward County man is facing up to 168 years in federal prison for a conviction on tax fraud charges. Prosecutors said Monday that Michael D. Beiter ..
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