Fla. authorities investigate after officer kills 2

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - An officer is under investigation after killing an armed suspect and the caretaker of a north Florida townhome. Clay County Sheriff's Office is investigat..
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Fla. man charged with attack at golf course

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A man has been charged with attacking an employee at a central Florida golf course, allegedly stabbing the pro shop worker with scissors and beating him with ..
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Thrasher named to influential rules post in Senate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former House Speaker John Thrasher of St. Augustine is moving up in the Senate. Thrasher, who also serves as chairman of the state Republican Party, was na..
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Man gets DUI after deputy puts him in cab

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - An intoxicated St. Petersburg man blew his chance to avoid a DUI after a Collier County deputy called a cab and encouraged him not to drive. The sheriff's offic..
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Mother charged with daughter's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OVIEDO, Fla. (AP) - A 26-year-old mother and her 45-year-old boyfriend have been charged in the death of the woman's 3-year-old daughter. Crystal Aday and Isaac Burt were arrested ..
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Tampa opens outdoor ice rink

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - There will be outdoor ice skating in downtown Tampa during the holiday season. The Tampa Tribune reported Wednesday that the city is installing an ice skating ri..
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Teen gets 9 months for fatal crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Weeki Wachee teen has been sentenced to nine months in jail and two years of house arrest for causing a crash that killed a Hernando County deputy. As pa..
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Prof offers deal to cheating students

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Students of Richard Quinn's business management class at the University of Central Florida in Orlando had been expecting a lecture on mergers and acquisitions...
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Veterans Day is free day at Fla. state parks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Entry to most of Florida's state parks will be free for all visitors on Veterans Day. Florida is making Thursday a free day to honor veterans and celebrate..
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Owner of Panhandle hotel shot and killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CRESTVIEW, Fla. (AP) - Police say the owner of a Panhandle hotel has been shot and killed following an incident with a longtime employee. The Crestview police department told the N..
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Smart car street show

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Smart cars invade the streets of Southwest Florida as the Smart USA Street Tour hits Punta Gorda.  The Green Futures Expo and Energy Options Conference happ..
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Common Cents: Cheap electronics

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - One website that makes electronics udderly affordable is cowboom.com. It's a Best Buy company that offers everything from computers to video game syste..
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Backstage with the Rockettes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - For the first time, the Rockettes will perform in Fort Myers. It's opening night for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. There are 38 performances but before t..
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Sweet deal to feed families

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Norman and Mary Love want to help provide Thanksgiving turkeys and hams for local families in need. With each $11 donation made to Harry Chapin Food Bank made at..
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Keeping prescription meds out of the hands of kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Illegal pills mills are snaking their way across Florida and more and more are popping up right in our own back yard. Several county agencies are teaming up ..
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Locals react to Presidential commission's ideas to cut national debt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Presidential commission released very controversial ideas to reign in the massive debt in the U.S. Drastic times call for drastic measures. Still, these painfu..
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Communities working to protect seniors from con artists

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - "Snowbird" season is upon us.  But as seasonal residents make their return, so do the thieves looking to rip them off.Wednesday, authorities reported two mo..
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Traffic stop yields counterfeit credit cards

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A traffic stop on I-75 resulted in the recovery of 76 fraudulent credit cards.  A Lee County Sheriff's deputy pulled over a Ford Taurus for traveling ..
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Stolen guns recovered in pair of raids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A number of guns stolen from a Charlotte County home ending in a slew of arrests. Half a dozen people are behind bars accused of making off with a number of ..
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Neighbors suspect fatal crash caused by street racing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -  Deputies say Monday night a Ford Mustang crossed over in oncoming traffic and collided with a pickup truck on East 6th Avenue. The oc..
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