Man arrested for starving livestock

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Lee County, Fla - Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrest a man they say was starving his livestock. Flash Streeter is charged with eight counts of animal cruelty. Investigators say w..
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Drug dealer arrested in Punta Gorda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Punta Gorda Police arrested man on drug charges after weeks of undercover operations.On Wednesday, Arnold Gomillia was arrested on Showalter avenue on multiple ..
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Aching for advertising dollars

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County officials are considering an idea to spend millions on advertising to tourists, but there's a catch. They want to use tourist tax dollars alre..
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Baby with a bong; DCF not happy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Florida mom facing charges in regards to taking a picture of her baby with a bong.The baby's 19 year-old mother is in jail near Jacksonville. She posted the pi..
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Senate passes $600 million bill to protect the Mexican border

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to show a commitment to stopping the flow of illegal immigrants, the Senate convened a special session Thursday and passed a $600 million bill to put m..
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Summerlin Flyover project should be restarting tomorrow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Summerlin Flyover project should be continuing Friday morning. Work has been halted while Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection investiga..
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Postal Service sorting envelopes by hand

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The US Postal Service may have fixed the absentee ballot envelope problem, but for now, all envelopes are being sorted by hand. The envelope barcodes were not be..
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Corey Kent setback

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Unfortunately, Corey Kent is not out og the ICU yet. A fungus has been found.Kent was supposed to leave the ICU in a Washington hospital, but after the fungus wa..
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Atlantic Court apartments on fire, again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - For the second time this month Atlantic Court apartments have been set on fire.Earlier this week a couch was set on fire in one of the empty units. The damage do..
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Superintendent Thompson's reportcard is a D

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County Superintendent Dennis Thompson received his evaluation from the school board, and it was not good. Board members believed that Thompson has made an ef..
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Bus stop fear: One parent fights to get son on safer bus route

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - It's the first week of school and one student's parent says she's scared for his life.  She's trying to get his bus stop moved because she says walkin..
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Neighborhood fights for stop signs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Neighbors in one southwest Florida community win a battle to keep 8 stop signs in the ground. The residents in the Gateway Greens area are protesting a proposal ..
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Man gets year in jail for killing 2 dogs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

VIERA, Fla. (AP) - A Brevard County man has been sentenced to a year in jail for killing two of his dogs after they attacked another dog. Rusty Lewark also received nine years prob..
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Central Fla. couple charged with abusing kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida couple has been charged with beating their newly adopted children with a wooden spoon, a belt and a paddle, forcing them to do push..
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Estero Fire Rescue brings home gold

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

ESTERO, Fla. - Estero Fire Rescue is pleased to announce the departments' recent win at the Florida Public RelationsAssociation's Image Awards. The department won the coveted Golde..
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Judge gives death sentence for double killing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man convicted of a 2008 fatal stabbing has been sentenced to death. A Volusia County judge handed down 28-year-old Doug Blaine Matthews' sentence Thurs..
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Florida's general revenue might not be too bad

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State economists are making a slight upward revision in their estimate of Florida's general revenue. Thursday's adjustment is the second of three estimates..
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Officials: Mother tried to kill herself and son

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a woman who was despondent about a custody hearing tried to kill her 3-year-old son with a box cutter and then tried to kill herself. The mot..
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Florida Panhandle preps for presidential visit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The first family is headed to the Florida Panhandle this weekend to tout the oil-free beaches and sparkling turquoise waters. But the Obamas aren't f..
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Crist promotes back-to-school sales tax holiday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist is urging shoppers to take advantage of the back-to-school sales tax holiday. The governor spoke in a Macy's department store in Miami on Thursday t..
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