3 arrested for attempted murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SARASOTA- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, arrested three people on Attempted Murder charges on Thursday in conne..
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Jim Towey named president of Ave Maria University

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

AVA MARIA, Fla. (AP) - The former director of the Office of Faith-Based Initiatives will be the next president of Ave Maria University. The board of trustees announced Thursday tha..
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Dem lawmaker wants Fla. to follow Congress example

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Democratic lawmaker wants the Florida Legislature to follow the example Congress set by having bipartisan seating for Gov. Rick Scott's state of the stat..
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Attempted child abduction in East Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of an attempted child abduction in East Naples on Thursday. A 17-year-old girl told detectives she was walking..
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Operation Medicine Cabinet - Four day totals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY- Day 4 of a 5 day Operation Medicine Cabinet event just wrapped with amazing results! So far the citizens of Lee County have turned in: Pills-183,673 Ointments/Creams-29..
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Deputies find body of missing Orlando-area mother

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BELLE ISLE- Central Florida authorities say they've found the body of the mother of twins who has been missing since Monday. The Orange County Sheriff's Office reported Thursday th..
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Ft. Myers man charged with grand theft and money laundering

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY- The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Ft. Myers Regional Operations Center today arrested Philip C. Bennett, 61, of Ft. Myers, for stealing funds from the Ci..
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4 arrested in undercover drug deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives, assisted by the Street Crimes Unit, arrested three women and a man Wednesday at 6:50 p.m. following an unde..
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Orlando's VA project being investigated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Customs officials say they have found illegal workers at the construction site of the Veterans Affairs medical complex in Orlando. Officials with the U.S. Immi..
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Grand jury indicts mom accused of killing kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA- A grand jury has indicted a Tampa mother accused of killing her two children. Julie Schenecker was indicted on Thursday. Police say the 50-year-old woman bought a .38-calibe..
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Haridopolos softens stance on Fla. tax cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Senate President Mike Haridopolos is softening his stance on tax cuts but still says Florida lawmakers first must focus on spending reductions. The Merritt..
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Foreclosures fall to 42-month low in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- The latest figures from Realty Trac paint a promising picture for the Sunshine State. In January, no Florida metro areas were in the top 20 for foreclosure filin..
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Jim Towey named president of Ava Maria University

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

AVA MARIA- The former director of the Office of Faith-Based Initiatives will be the next president of Ava Maria University. The board of trustees announced Thursday that Jim Towey,..
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Fla. senators may cut optional Medicaid services

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- Florida Medicaid patients may lose access to dentistry, optometry and mental health services as state Senate leaders try to cut the program's growing budget. Federal health ..
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Lottery scam leaves elderly woman out thousands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two scams against elderly women in Port Charlotte, one was another “Granny Scam” and the ..
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Broward County cracks down on car insurance fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMARAC - Representatives from 17 auto insurance companies joined forces with the Broward County Sheriff's Office during a one-day crackdown on motorists who drive without insuranc..
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Deputies search for missing Orlando-area mother

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BELLE ISLE- Orange County deputies ramped up their search for a 36-year-old mother of twins who has been missing since Monday. Deputies and a K-9 Unit searched the home of Michelle..
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Gov. Scott's education budget draws criticism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The budget battle is just beginning in Florida. Governor Rick Scott unveiled his proposals Monday, but already his education plan is coming under fire. The g..
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Tax deductions for job-seekers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

With tax season approaching, it's time to take a close look at what's deductible, and what's not, especially if you have been hunting for a job. Unemployment doesn't necessarily me..
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Deputy shoots and kills an allegedly dangerous pit bull

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office says a deputy shot and killed a pit bill in the SunCoast Estates Tuesday morning because it was threatening kids waiting for..
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