Central Fla. police chief charged with misconduct

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The police chief of Windermere, the Orlando suburb near where golfer Tiger Woods had his infamous 2009 crash, was arrested and charged Wednesday with shutting ..
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Highway Interdiction Unit seizes zip drive with 47 cloned credit card accounts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY-- On January 11, 2011, at approximately 4:37 PM, a detective assigned to the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit was patrolling I-75 in North Fort Myer..
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Oil settles higher as supplies drop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Oil prices rose Wednesday after the government reported a larger-than-expected drop in crude oil supplies and stock markets climbed on Europe's improving financial picture. Benchma..
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30-year federal fugitive from Canada arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HOMOSASSA, Fla. (AP) - Deputy U.S. Marshals arrested a Gulf coast man who has been on the run from Canadian drug charges for 30 years. Authorities say they apprehended 71-year-old ..
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Fed survey: US economy ends 2010 on strong note

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy ended last year on an encouraging note, with all parts of the country showing improvements. Factories produced more, shoppers spent more and comp..
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Amber Alerts coming to Facebook

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Amber Alerts, which have helped find 525 missing children since their start in 1996, are coming to Facebook.Facebook users in the 50 U.S. states, D.C., Puerto Rico ..
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Experts reduce orange crop forecast because of cold weather

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LAKELAND, Fla. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its January orange crop forecast for the 2010-2011 season, reducing its earlier estimate by 3 million boxe..
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Canceled flights piling up with Northeast snow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Airlines canceled hundreds of flights in the snowy Northeast, but they said travelers won't be stuck for days as they were after a Christmas weekend storm. It will be easier to put..
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Fort Myers homicide victim identified

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Homicide Update The victim has been identified as Hugh Jack Byrd Jr. (d.o.b. 2-7-51). Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call FMPD at 321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1..
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Lehigh man arrested again for using phony money

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY- A joint investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office Economic Crimes Unit and the United States Secret Service has culminated in the arrest of a Lehigh Acres man fo..
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Ariz. congresswoman less sedated, more responsive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is less sedated and more responsive four days after being shot in the head. University of Arizona trauma chief Dr. Peter Rhee said..
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Stabbing in Deep Creek Apartment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

DEEP CREEK- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the stabbing of a man in his Deep Creek apartment this morning. CCSO received a call at 11:07 a.m. about th..
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Ground Zero flag to be displayed at girl's funeral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHOENIX (AP) - The largest flag recovered from Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center is on its way to Arizona to be displayed at the funeral of the girl kill..
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Lauren Casey's cold weather forecast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

It's a wind chilly day, so be sure to bundle up, and tonight we'll need even more layers with lows in the 30's in store! A Freeze Warning and a Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for..
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Democrat asks Scott to end road-building freeze

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate's Democratic leader says Gov. Rick Scott's 90-day freeze on state contracts is delaying job-creation. Sen. Nan Rich of Weston on Wednesd..
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Haitian-Americans mark 1st year since earthquake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Haitian-American leaders and others are using Wednesday's anniversary of Haiti's massive earthquake to implore the Obama administration to welcome tens of thousands of..
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Fla. Senate panel reviewing 'Taj Mahal courthouse'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Senate panel is reviewing the construction of a $48.8 million courthouse in Tallahassee that critics are calling the "Taj Mahal."  The Budge..
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Mystery skull found in police department

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Police are trying to figure out the story behind a partial skull discovered in a cardboard box and wrapped in newspaper in the Bradenton Police Department's ..
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Community in need gets major boost

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- A $1 million donation from a local philanthropist has put the Harlem Heights Cultural Arts and Community Center project back on track. Construction on the projec..
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Pastor beaten, robbed at central Fla. church

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIDWAY, Fla. (AP) - A pastor was kicked, beaten and robbed as he left his Seminole County church.  Authorities say 47-year-old Leonard Lee Wilson was confronted by two masked ..
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