Spending more to jail kids than educate them

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Spending more money keeping kids in jail than funding their education. That's the message at the Milk Party Rally. Leaders say they are fearful about the fut..
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Lehigh flasher arrested by LCSO

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A man deputies say flashed a group of girls walking home from school is now in custody facing felony charges. Authorities say an 8 and 10 year old girl reporte..
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Victim says fake vet went after more than his pet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

NAPLES, Fla. - Robert Klatt says his nightmare started when he left his dog Max at Doctor Amy's while he was away on business. He's a pilot for a major airline.   "H..
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Lee County gears up for long bed bug battle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County government is taking steps to prepare for a long battle against the current outbreak of bedbugs. The county is training managers in how to inspec..
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Former owner of malnourished horses can never own horses again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Golden Gate Estates woman will never own horses again. A judge revoked that right after Domestic Animal Services said Tina Ciancaglini hoarded horses and d..
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Deciding Browder's Successor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County School Board  is still in a deadlock vote on who to name as an Interim Superintedent when Dr Browder steps down as the leader of Lee Co schoo..
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Court affirms overturning Fla. gay adoption ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami appeals court has upheld a ruling overturning Florida's law banning adoption by gays. The 3rd District Court of Appeal issued its decision Wednesday affirming ..
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Student suspended over tattoo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A teenager's dream may never become a reality, all because of some body art. 19-year-old Jessica Coffey is suspended from Riverdale High School over a tattoo. Th..
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MUST SEE VIDEO: High speed car chase in Broward County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - Authorities say four theft suspects took off in a stolen white 1991 Toyota Camry in Broward County. The chase lasted nearly a half-hour before a law enforcem..
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Lee County works with New Jersey to bust pill distributors

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and New Jersey State Police have just completed an investigation into the shipment of illegal pills betw..
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Volunteers help Fort Myers woman accused of keeping dead mother inside home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers woman accused of keeping her dead mother inside her home for more than a year is getting help from an unexpected source, in an effort to keep her ..
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CPSC investigating possible tainted American drywall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Officials with the Consumer Product Safety Commission are investigating an Alva family's claim that the drywall in their home may be def..
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GMAC stops some evictions, foreclosed home sales

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - GMAC Mortgage LLC said Monday it halted certain evictions and sales of foreclosed homes as it corrects "a potential issue" in its foreclosure process. The action hi..
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Man does $10,000 damage trying to break into ATM

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County deputies are searching for a man who tried to make a withdrawal by trashing an ATM. At approximately 11:30 pm on September 20, 2010, deputies were dis..
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Cape Coral budget still needs tweaking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Logistics for the new Cape Coral budget are still being worked out. Tuesday night, city council voted to balance the budget by taking four million dollars out of..
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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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LeeTran food drive nets 72,273 pounds for Harry Chapin Food Bank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - LeeTran's 2nd annual food drive on Sunday, Sept. 19 collected 72,273 pounds of food and $3,043.58 in cash for the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. Th..
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Deputies searching for woman who stole purse from shopping cart

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County deputies are looking for a woman who stole a purse from a shopping cart at a Bonita Springs grocery store. On September 20, 2010 shortly before 2:00 p..
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FDLE: Mayor of Port St. Lucie arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - Port St. Lucie's mayor has been arrested on charges that she deposited some campaign funds into her personal account. The Florida Department of Law Enfo..
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House catches fire in Alva

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALVA, Fla. - A house is fully engulfed in flames near Palm Beach Boulevard and Cook Lane on Zeligro Road in Alva. Sources say a dog is trapped inside and the house fire is cat..
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