US opens new front in Colombian drug battle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. is opening a new front in the battle against Colombian cocaine producers that are jockeying to replace the old drug cartels. Miami U.S. Attorney Willy Ferrer ..
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New governor fires 15 corrections officials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Fifteen high-ranking officials of Florida's corrections system are being let go as new Gov. Rick Scott, and his new corrections chief put their team in pla..
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US opens new front in Colombian drug battle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. is opening a new front in the battle against Colombian cocaine producers that are jockeying to replace the old drug cartels. Miami U.S. Attorney Willy Ferrer ..
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Crist, Sink to unite against offshore drilling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former Gov. Charlie Crist and last year's Democratic gubernatorial nominee Alex Sink were back at the Capitol Wednesday to launch a petition drive seeking ..
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Number of Fla. students taking AP exams rises

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE- More Florida students are taking at least one Advanced Placement exam by the time they graduate, though many don't score high enough to earn college credit. College Bo..
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Author of Save Our Homes Applauds move to Repeal Recapture Rule

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

The author of Save our Homes -- the homestead exemption -- is applauding efforts to repeal the so-called 'recapture rule.'    Lee Co. Property Appraiser Ken Wilkinso..
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Former governor, CFO ask for drilling ban in Fla. waters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former Gov. Charlie Crist and last year's Democratic gubernatorial nominee Alex Sink are backing efforts to ban oil drilling off Florida's coast. Crist, a ..
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Trial delayed for developer charged with murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO- A trial has been postponed for a prominent southeast developer from Orlando who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife. Florida court officials in O..
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Police believe NY hiker's death was accidental

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CONGERS, N.Y.Police have found footprints at the top of a cliff, about 300 feet above the place where a hiker's body was discovered. Clarkstown, N.Y., police Sgt. Harry Baumann say..
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Scott flexible on Fla. spending budget, chief says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE- Gov. Rick Scott's budget chief has assured lawmakers his boss will be flexible about his spending proposals. Budget director Jerry McDaniel, a holdover from former Gov..
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USDA reduces February orange crop forecast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. PETERSBURG- Florida's citrus farmers are continuing to feel the effects of December's freezing temperatures. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday reduced it's Februa..
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2 UF swimmers charged with shoplifting in Orlando

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO- Two University of Florida swimmers were indefinitely suspended from the team after being arrested on shoplifting charges at an Orlando mall. Authorities say juniors Lily R..
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Tool drops at pad, NASA checks for shuttle damage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL- NASA is checking space shuttle Discovery to see if it was damaged by a dropped tool. Discovery is supposed to blast off Feb. 24 for the International Space Station ..
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Amber Alert cancelled for Pensacola toddler

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PENSACOLA- An Amber Alert has been cancelled for 17-month-old Keith Squaire Jr., who was believed to be with his mother's ex-boyfriend. Police say the child's 29-year-old mother, M..
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Florida on NTSB's Most Wanted list for safety improvements

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The National Transportation Safety Board says it's time for Florida to advance its lagging highway safety status in the U.S. Florida is on the NTSB's most wanted..
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Fatal accident on College Parkway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS- Shortly before 9:00 pm Tuesday, deputies were dispatched to an accident on College Parkway just east of South Pointe Boulevard. Due to the severity of the accident, det..
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Cape Coral Police Detectives Make Arrest in Home Invasion Robbery Case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral Police Detectives have made an arrest in a home invasion robbery that occurred on February 3rd at 1763 Four Mile Cove Pkwy. At 5:04pm, Officers were dispatch..
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Let's Eat! Seared Scallops with Lobster sauce

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  It's  Wednesday and here on 6TV  means only one thing.. let's eat! Here today to show us how to make  seared scallops with lobster sauce  is Da..
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Spring is in the air, Spring Training that is

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Fort Myers Fla.   One of the first signs that red sox spring training is just around the corner, a truck full of gear is on it's way to Fort Myers right now.&n..
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Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae to be phased out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Washington D.C.   Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may soon be history.  Friday  the White House will roll out plans  that include three options to phase out the..
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