Woman awarded $100,000 for wrongful arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A woman whose identity was stolen and kept overnight in the Seminole County jail has been awarded $100,000. Someone stole the identity of 32-year-old Kimberly ..
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BP's new CEO creates unit to enforce safety

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LONDON (AP) - BP's incoming chief executive is setting up a new safety division to monitor the company's operations around the world. Bob Dudley announced the initiative Wednesday,..
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Libraries launch apps to sync with iPod generation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) - Libraries are tweeting, texting and launching smart-phone apps as they try to keep up with a computer-savvy class of people who consider card catalog..
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Orlando-area sites added to Superfund list

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Two business properties in Central Florida have been put on the federal government's list of the most dangerously polluted sites in the United States. The U.S...
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Capping of well boosts Fla. consumer confidence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A new survey shows Florida's consumer confidence went up slightly after the leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico was sealed. The University of Florida's ..
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4 men face drug, immigrant smuggling charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FT. PIERCE, Fla. (AP) - Four men have been arrested in connection with a failed drug and illegal immigrant smuggling operation. Authorities say a U.S. Customs and Border Protection..
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Let's Eat: Lee Roy Selmon's

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Meghan Stewart

Honey mustard vinaigrette: Recipe is for 12 salads. Step 1:8 oz white sugar1/3 cup balsamic vinegar1 ½ table spoons meat seasoning2 ½ tablespoons paprika Step 2:1 cup..
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Man charged with pointing laser at helicopter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) - A Hernando County man has been arrested and charged with pointing a laser light at a sheriff's office helicopter. The sheriff's office reports that the hel..
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Man faces murder charge in elderly woman's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - The man who authorities believe murdered a 94-year-old woman last week has been arrested. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office reports that 47-year-old John S..
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Vacant home goes up in flames in Lehigh

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Fire investigators will try to determine what caused a fire at a vacant home in Lehigh Acres Tuesday night on 54th Street, near Alabama Road. Neighbors tell us..
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Deadly shooting in Harlem Heights neighborhood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On Tuesday, September 28, 2010, at approximately 8:10 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a shooting. The incident occurred in the area o..
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National coffee day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Meghan Stewart

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's National Coffee Day. Wednesday morning Jennifer Stacy visited Bennett's Fresh Roast in Fort Myers where you can find a great deal on a cup of joe. The coffe..
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Cape Coral C.R.A. gives blessing to business that owes big bucks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - AIA Properties is the first company that Cape Coral's C.R.A. ever loaned money to. AIA proposed building a mulit-level hotel on Cape Coral Parkway. The project w..
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ONLY ON WINK: Confidential informant breaks silence in murder-for-hire plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The informant says local chiropractor Kimberly Alters approached him to kill her husband for a Harley Davidson motorcycle. He spoke to us to talk about..
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Fort Myers man proposes on Brooklyn Bridge, drops ring

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Trey Turner of Fort Myers saved up the money for a ring and built the courage to propose to his girlfriend Kelsey Kramer on the Brooklyn Bridge. But, as he was p..
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Victim in boat theft ring reacts to arrests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Ten suspects are set to face arraignment Wednesday in a three year rash of boat thefts across Southwest Florida.  Two more suspects are still on the run and..
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Cape woman on crusade for American flag displays for injured soldier

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral woman is on a crusade to get people to display the American flag. Earlier this summer Lynn Rosko took out her faded, American flag and proudly displ..
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12 indicted as part of Southwest Florida boat theft ring

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Nine individuals residing in Naples, Fla. and three men residing in Miami were charged in a federal indictment following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and..
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Man gets 40 years for BUI manslaughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SHALIMAR, Fla. (AP) - A Destin man has been sentenced to just more than 40 years in prison for a drunken boat crash that left three people dead. An Okaloosa County judge sentenced ..
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Fla. investment chief says pension fund strong

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASASEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's investment chief says the state retirement fund is one of the nation's healthiest. Ash Williams' report Tuesday to Gov. Charlie Crist and two Ca..
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