Man faces 168 years in Fla. tax fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Broward County man is facing up to 168 years in federal prison for a conviction on tax fraud charges. Prosecutors said Monday that Michael D. Beiter ..
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Police dig up Fla. yard to solve murder case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Police in Florida dug up a backyard in hopes of finding evidence that may solve a a seven-year-old murder. Winter Park detectives dug up the backyard in a west..
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Suspected shooter dead after police standoff

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - A man authorities believe shot three people took his own life during a standoff with police in North Miami. Police and firefighters responded to an apartment com..
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Woman pleads guilty in Jacksonville baby abduction

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida woman has pleaded guilty to posing as a child welfare worker to kidnap an infant from his Haitian immigrant parents in Jacksonville. Jasmi..
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New trial scheduled for accused killer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A Bradenton man previously convicted of killing his parents will be retried in April. A Manatee County judge set the new trial date Monday, after 28-year-old..
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Peach fruit fly found in Miami-Dade guava tree

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A peach fruit fly was found in a trap in a guava tree in Miami-Dade County. A U.S. Department of Agriculture inspector found the fly earlier this month. It..
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Man gets 20 years for fatal crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A St. Petersburg man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a crash that left two men dead. A Pinellas County judge sentenced 27-year-old Daniel Barga on M..
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Scott names chairs of inaugural festivities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A former ambassador to the Vatican is in charge of planning Governor-elect Rick Scott's inaugural festivities. Francis Rooney, a U.S. ambassador to the..
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Fla. universities get economic development grants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's 11 public universities have received $10 million in state grants for 31 projects designed to help attract economic development. The grants announ..
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Rep urges lame duck Congress to pass Dream Act

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Outgoing Republican U.S. Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart is calling on Democratic House leaders to bring the so-called Dream Act immigration bill to a vote during the lame du..
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ACLU wants foreclosure hearings to remain public

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union is urging judges to ensure that foreclosure proceedings in Florida's courts are open to the public and the media. In ..
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TECO continues to restore gas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Peoples Gas crews and additional personnel continued making good progress in restoring gas to customers throughout the Ft. Myers and Naples area, returning servi..
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Man points a rifle at a school bus driver

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Fort Myers man is under arrest after pulling a gun on a school bus driver he felt cut him off in traffic.  The bus driver works for a company that transpo..
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Stuffing stockings for troops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County is making the holidays brighter for our troops. Tuesday, the Collier County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the Red Cross to stuff stockings...
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Golf tournament

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. - This Saturday you have a chance to play a round of golf and help out the Gulf Coast chapter of the Florida Police Benevolent Association.
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Cape Corals plan for the future

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Today you have the chance to see how south Cape Coral plans to grow and develop over the next two decades. The Cape's Community Redevelopment Agency has been res..
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Fort Myers City Council ends bar closing discussion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - With the current hard closing procedures, Fort Myers bar owners say people pour out into the streets at 2 a.m. They say it's unsafe for them and police. But City..
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Audit requested in Cape Coral missing fuel case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The city of Cape Coral is calling for an internal audit after thousands of gallons of fuel go missing.A city consultant reports Cape Coral is using nearly 400,00..
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Some visitors looking for discounts due to gas outage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - You spend hundreds, even thousands of dollars to come to Florida on vacation, only to have it ruined with cold hotel showers and even colder restaurant food,..
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Cape Coral Police are searching for a suspect who held a woman at knifepoint

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL. Fla. - Cape Coral Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who held a woman at knife point in her home earlier today in the southwest Cape.&n..
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