McDonald's holding job fair

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE & COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Today, McDonald’s restaurants in Collier County and Lee County are holding a 'Hiring Day.' Those seeking part or full-time emp..
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Bradenton couple wins $61.5 million Powerball jackpot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Bradenton couple says they didn't even know how much the jackpot was worth when they realized they matched five numbers plus the Powerball to claim $61.5..
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Court: Triathlon not responsible for Fla. death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ATLANTA (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld a jury's verdict that the organizers of the 2006 Florida Ironman were not responsible for the death of a 35-year-old Montana man w..
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Thief steals car with 6-yr. old inside

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A 6-year-old has been reunited with family after police say a suspect stole a car from a southwest Florida parking lot while the child was inside. St. P..
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Fla. pilot lands safely after plane hits deer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A single-engine airplane has landed safely in central Florida after hitting a deer during takeoff. The plane flew for about an hour after takeoff Monday nig..
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Florida man killed in N. Indiana mowing accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (AP) - Authorities in northern Indiana say a Florida man died after being pinned beneath a riding lawnmower in a pond at his son's home. Whitley County deputy c..
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Kayaker dies off South Fla. shore

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A kayaker who suffered a medical crisis at sea has died in South Florida. Authorities said the victim, who has not been identified, and a friend were k..
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Orlando parking meters collect money for homeless

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando city officials will install repurposed parking meters designed to accept donations for the homeless around the city. The city has drawn criticism for h..
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FHP Trooper injured in crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was injured when he crashed into another vehicle while chasing a motorcycle in New Smyrna Beach. FHP reports that Tro..
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Fla. voter registration down 30,250 from 2008

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida voter registration is down slightly from two years ago, but the ranks of independent voters have grown since then. Figures released by the Division..
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Musician Nestor Torres to teach at FIU

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Musician Nestor Torres will be playing in South Florida for a while. Florida International University said Monday that he has joined the faculty for fall and will teac..
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Reality show will be set in Florida nudist resort

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Like reality TV? Like to be naked? Here's your chance at stardom. A new reality show is casting next month for seven people to work at a Tampa-area nudist resort..
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Clinton campaigns with Meek in St. Pete

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Trailing badly in a three-way race for U.S. Senate, Democrat Kendrick Meek gets some star power from former President Bill Clinton in St. Petersburg. Cl..
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Man charged with throwing cat from balcony

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Louisiana man reportedly threw his roommate's cat off a sixth-floor balcony in Panama City Beach, killing the animal. The roommate reportedly calle..
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BP waives $75M cap for some oil spill claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP PLC has informed a federal judge that the company is waiving a $75 million cap on its liability for certain economic damage claims spawned by the massive Gulf..
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SWFL Crimestoppers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS if you have any information on the whereabouts of Augustin Lara-Nonez.  He is the convicted drunk driver who hit and k..
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Man gets 6 months for hitting wife on plane

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Palm Harbor man was sentenced to six months in federal prison for hitting his pregnant wife during a flight from Baltimore to Tampa last year. A federal judge ..
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Body found in north Florida was missing woman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - Human remains found in north Florida have been positively identified as a woman who went missing in July. The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office announced..
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Pets looking for a home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It's Tuesday - and that means it's time for our pet connection segment. Joining us this morning is Doctor Whitney Whitford  from the Animal Medical Cen..
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White out teen car crashes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Traffic crashes are the #1 killer of teens in Florida and in the United States. The Florida Department of Transportation is asking you to wear white today to he..
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