Cape Coral police arrest felon for drug sales, possession

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Police with the Vice, Intelligence and Narcotics Unit arrested a convicted felon for selling cocaine after detectives conducted separate controlled buys. Ed..
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Lehigh Acres man involved in deadly tractor-trailer accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A highway worker has been killed after a tractor-trailer careened into two safety vehicles along Interstate 95 in North Carolina before crushing a tractor..
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Defense to start in Fla. double-murder case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The alleged ringleader in the home-invasion and murders of a Panhandle couple told investigators a group of used car dealers with underworld connections want..
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800 pounds of marijuana found on boat off Miami

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Four men face federal drug smuggling and drug conspiracy charges after the Coast Guard found about 800 pounds of marijuana on a boat off Miami. According to the U.S. A..
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Fla. Panhandle landfill burns for more than a week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - Florida Panhandle officials have gone to court to close a landfill that has been burning for more than a week. Bay County officials are monitoring the blaz..
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Conn. man adrift off Fla. rescued by Coast Guard

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Connecticut man is back on dry land after spending two days adrift at sea. The Coast Guard says it rescued 73-year-old Richard Steg of Storrs, Conn., on..
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US seizes $1M in cocaine after chase in Caribbean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A high-speed chase in the eastern Caribbean ended with U.S. authorities seizing bales of cocaine worth more than $1.5 million. The U.S. Coast Guard said..
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Buju Banton faces hurdles to release from US jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida judge has ruled that Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton can be released from jail before his next trial, but not yet. U.S. Magistrate Anthony Porcelli ..
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Canaveral Port official arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A former Canaveral Port Authority commissioner is charged with two felonies. Ralph Kennedy was charged Wednesday with unlawful compensation for official..
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Broward deputy charged with drug money theft

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A veteran Broward County sheriff's deputy has been suspended without pay after his arrest on grand theft charges involving money seized during a drug b..
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Two alleged burglars arrested in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On Wednesday October 27, 2010, at approximately 1:46 P.M., deputes with the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to 1123 Belgrave Street, Lehigh Acres in refere..
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Feinberg to meet with Fla. oil spill task force

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Independent claims administrator Ken Feinberg will meet with Florida's Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force. Florida officials have complained that Feinb..
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Police probe officer shooting of robbery suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a police shooting that left a 21-year-old robbery suspect dead. The Orlando Police Department says 21-year-old Acrifa Soman robbe..
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Mother sentenced to 7 years in child neglect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An Orlando mother convicted of child neglect in the starving death of her 4-month-old daughter has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison. Lauren Gr..
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Body of missing toddler found in pond

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

INTERLACHEN, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have found the body of a missing north Florida toddler. The Putnam County Sheriff's Office says the 17-month-old boy's body was found in a smal..
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Fla. man charged in killing of black bear

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LANARK VILLAGE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle man has been arrested after a wildlife investigator allegedly saw him shoot and kill a black bear with a bow and arrow. Gene Strickl..
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Comcast sued over response to emergency calls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The family of an 81-year-old Florida grandmother has filed a lawsuit against Comcast over its response to the emergency calls she made before her death. ..
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Foreclosure Prevention Workshop in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Thousands across Southwest Florida are still facing the danger of losing their home. Of you're one of them, help is on the way. Thursday, there is a foreclosure ..
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Goodwill to open second new store in one month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - For the second time this October, Goodwill will open a new retail and donation center in Southwest Florida.  Goodwill’s newest store, at 10676 Colonia..
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Celebrated violinist Reiko Niiya will present ''Shall We Dance - Reiko & Friends''

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS. Fla. - Celebrated violinist Reiko Niiya will present “Shall We Dance – Reiko & Friends”, a concert to benefit the Southwest Florida Symp..
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