Mother in toxic Fla. truck case goes before judge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MIAMI (AP) - The mother of 10-year-old twins found in a toxic truck in Florida has appeared before a judge to face charges of murder, child abuse and neglect. Carmen Barahona made ..
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One dead in early morning crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LEE COUNTY - An early morning crash leaves one dead and troopers looking for the surviving passengers. Around 1:20 a.m. an SUV was traveling eastbound on Winged Foot Dr.  The ..
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Naples Humane Society takes in dozens of pets from Alabama animal hoarding sting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- Over three dozen dogs and cats are now finding refuge at the Naples Humane Society, after being confiscating during a massive animal cruelty sting in Alabama this wee..
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Farmworkers target Tampa Publix stores in protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Farmworkers and their advocates are rallying at Publix stores in Tampa for better pay. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers group is wrapping up a five-city nation..
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Two arrested in copper theft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PORT CHARLOTTE - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested two Port Charlotte residents charging them with theft of 3,270 feet of copper wiring pulled from seven new str..
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Alternative school sets the bar for others

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY - A Collier County school is getting national attention for working with students. Retired Major General Ed Usher took part in a graduation ceremony at the 'New Begi..
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Update: 911 disruptions reported in Collier, City Of Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

COLLIER COUNTY -  Update: This problem has been corrected. Services have been restored. -- A fiber optic break is causing a disruption to some phone services including 911 sys..
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Oil well device may have been flawed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - There may have been a fundamental safety design problem with the pods that controlled the massive device that failed to stop the Gulf oil spill, federal investig..
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Collier County teachers hold rallies against proposed merit pay system

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Hundreds of Collier County teachers are rallying against proposed changes to the way teachers are evaluated in the state. Just days from now, the Legislature ..
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One price on the sign and another price at the gas pump? Save money by being alert

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - One price on the sign and another price at the pump? You might want to pay close attention next time you fill up your tank. Recently, we've gotten calls and e-ma..
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Obama, in Florida, calls for focus on education

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MIAMI (AP) - President Barack Obama says he won't accept failure in the country's education system, or listen to "naysayers" who argue that some schools are beyond repair. Obama to..
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Police search home of suspect in children's deaths

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A convicted felon suspected in the deaths of two children found in a South Florida canal was jailed Friday on unrelated weapons charges as police scoured ..
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No charges for councilman after car accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charles Wallace will not face charges after police found his Mercedes crashed into a tree.  Police released new surveillance video that shows Wallace leavin..
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Hundreds protest legislature which would affect Florida teachers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY-Hundreds of people attended nine different protests on Friday all around Collier County Friday to voice fierce opposition to proposed changes to the way teacher..
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Sheriff's are seeking thief who stole a Lee County boom truck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Sheriff's Deputies are on the lookout for a bold thief who committed a shocking crime. Investigators say someone stole a Lee County Electric Co-op boo..
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Hundreds of Cape Coral city workers face pay cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Cape Coral, Fla. - After five months of negotiations, Cape city leaders and union worker presidents have reached an agreement. The agreement is 800 city employees will take a 3% pa..
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Fort Myers Beach among top 10 spring break destinations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS BEACH, FL- Fort Myers Beach is making it's way to the top, the top of a list of spring break hot spots.                   &n..
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Golden Gate Estates house fire is being investigated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY- The Collier County Sheriff's Office reports that they are investigating a house fire located at 3720 17th Ave. SW in Golden Gate Estates. While firefighters were tr..
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Device that failed to stop oil spill may be flawed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS- Federal investigators say there may have been a safety design problem with the pods that controlled the massive device that failed to stop the Gulf oil spill, and they..
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Scott says Fla. will pay for Miami port dredging

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI - Gov. Rick Scott says he's reallocating state transportation funds to pay the full $77 million cost of a dredging project in Miami so larger ships can enter the port. The Re..
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