Scuffle with police, elderly man under review

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The scuffle between an Orlando police officer and an elderly man is under review. Authorities say Officer Travis Lamont used an approved takedown technique on ..
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SUV crashes into school bus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A sport utility vehicle reportedly crashed into a Hillsborough County school bus, but no injuries were reported. The sheriff's office reports that the collision ..
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Grand jury to review Fla. 'Taj Mahal' courthouse

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A grand jury will consider a citizen's complaint about what critics are calling a "Taj Mahal" courthouse being built in Tallahassee. State Attorney Willie ..
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FBI offers $40K reward for 'Sundown Bandits'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The FBI is offering a $40,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the so-called "Sundown Bandits" who have robbed six South Florida banks in recent months...
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Fla. corrections officer arrested on drug charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEESBURG, Fla. (AP) - A state corrections officer in central Florida has been arrested on charges of attempting to purchase cocaine from an undercover narcotics detective. An arres..
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Deputy accidentally shoots himself in knee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle deputy is recovering after accidentally shooting himself. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office says Sgt. Donald Lee Savage was cleaning h..
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Cops lure kitten out of sewer with kibble

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A bucket, a rope and cat food did the trick. Residents in a Tampa neighborhood Tuesday night dialed 911 after hearing a kitten meowing. The cat, which was in a s..
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Panhandle man in prison for killing parents dies in Charlotte Correctional Institution

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle man who pleaded guilty in the 2008 shooting deaths of his parents has died in a Southwest Florida Prison. Department of Corrections spokeswoman..
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Panel drops new complaint against Fla. judge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Judicial Qualifications Commission has dropped a new set of charges against a recently reprimanded Central Florida judge for abusing his power because ..
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Man drowns after jumping into Lake Okeechobee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PAHOKEE, Fla. (AP) - A man reportedly drowned after jumping into Lake Okeechobee in Palm Beach County. The sheriff's office reports that the 52-year-old man, who was not immediatel..
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Fla. justices take class size amendment challenge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has decided to hear arguments on a proposed state constitutional amendment that would loosen class size limits. The justices Wedn..
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Hammerhead shark becomes research tool

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A dead hammerhead shark that washed ashore on Bonita Beach is being used as a research tool at Florida Gulf Coast University. Researchers say it's rare to..
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Tropical depression heads for Nicaragua, Honduras

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A tropical storm warning and hurricane watch are issued for parts of Nicaragua and Honduras ahead of a tropical depression that could strengthen over the Caribbean. Th..
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Fla. Times-Union to reduce workforce by 6 percent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Times-Union announced a 6 percent reduction in its workforce because of continued weak advertising revenue that is predicted to extend into ne..
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Traffic stop leads to large pot bust

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at approximately 8:27PM, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit pulled over a 1988 BMW traveli..
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Teen boy arrested for exposing himself to minors

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On Tuesday, September 21, 2010, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a complaint about an unknown male who exposed himself to two juvenile fema..
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Seminole Casino helps local charity

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Seminole Casino is hosting an event to help raise money for Bedtime Bundles, a group that helps meet the needs of migrant children in our community.
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Bedtime bundles helps local kids in need

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The non-profit group Bedtime Bundles helps migrant children in need.  Visit bedtimebundles.org for more information.
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Deputies need help finding man who burglarized school, daycare

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help tracking down a convicted felon, accused of committing at least two burglaries in the last week, and whose efforts..
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Sanibel native Sam Bailey dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SANIBEL, Fla. - Well known Sanibel native Sam Bailey has died. Bailey was best known in Southwest Florida as one of the owners of Bailey's General Store on Sanibel. The family run ..
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