Port Charlotte man arrested for contaminating wetlands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - On September 11, 2010 at approximately 2:15 pm a white male identified as Aziz Obidov (DOB: 6-16-79) went to the Murphy USA gas station at 335 Kings Hwy, P..
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Man hospitalized after being struck by lightning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - A man was hospitalized after lightning struck near him in South Florida. The unidentified man was injured from the lightning that hit early Tuesday...
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Bear found in Collier County euthanized

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Dr. Jeffrey Nobles, a veterinarian with the St. Francis Animal Clinic in Naples, performed surgery on the injured bear removed from a property in Golden Gate..
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Program begins to match lenders with borrowers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County is starting a program to connect lenders with borrowers. It's called Lee is Lending, and the goal is to get money to small businesses that want t..
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2 teachers honored with Excel award

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

 LEE COUNTY, Fla. -  Lee County Public Schools announced Tuesday that 2 teachers have been honored with the 2010 Excel Award. This award is presented by The Foundation fo..
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Man arrested for DUI caught drinking at bar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A trip to Applebee's lands a Cape Coral man in the slammer. 63-year-old Kenneth Kirby was arrested at Applebee's on Del Prado Boulevard. According to police repo..
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Tropical depression forms; tropical storm warning in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical storm warnings have been issued for the Cayman Islands and parts of Cuba, the Bahamas and the southern Florida coast as a new tropical depression approaches. ..
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Car fatally hits person on South Fla. expressway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A person was fatally hit by a car in South Florida after getting out of a taxi on a busy expressway. The person had apparently been fighting with the taxi driver befor..
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Fla. panel again blasts oil spill claims process

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist and Florida Cabinet members have renewed their criticism of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill claims administrator. Their latest outburst cam..
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Lee County fugitive arrested in Georgia; Wanted in 1993 vehicular homicide case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On September 1, 2010 the United States Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force, consisting of members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Warrants ..
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Former Collier Co. teacher arrested for DUI manslaughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. - On November 13, 2009, Andrea Kidder was traveling eastbound on SR93 (I-75) in Collier County at a high rate of speed when she collided with the rear of another vehic..
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Detectives arrest Punta Gorda woman in string of vehicle burglaries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - On September 24, 2010, Punta Gorda Police Officers responded to Tripoli Blvd. in the Burnt Store Isles subdivision in response to multiple vehicle burglaries. U..
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Suspicious package found in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Collier County neighborhood had to be evacuated late Monday night because of a suspicious package. It was found in a home on Nursery Lane near Gulf Coast H..
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Obama urged to use spill fines to restore Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's point person on the Gulf coast's restoration will recommend paying for it with some of the billions of dollars in civil penalties that co..
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1 killed, 5 injured in Polk Co. car crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) - Five people are being treated in hospitals for injuries sustained in a Polk County traffic crash that killed one person. A sheriff's office report says two pe..
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Man who fought taxi driver killed by another car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was struck and killed by a car on a major Miami expressway after arguing with a taxi driver. The Florida Highway P..
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5 injured in Orlando crash; 4 were trapped in car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Five people are being treated in hospitals after a two-car crash in Orlando and four of them were trapped inside their vehicles. The accident happened Tuesday ..
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Gloria Estefan climbs windows during Dolphins game

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Could singer Gloria Estefan be the next Spider Man? The musician was watching the Miami Dolphins game against the New York Jets Sunday from her suite at ..
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Massive fire damages storage units in Port Charlotte

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Meghan Stewart

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A massive fire at a storage building in Port Charlotte has sent five firefighters to the hospital.At least a dozen firetrucks were helping to battle the..
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Equipment, snake cause central Fla. power outage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Faulty equipment - and a slithering snake - caused a power outage in central Florida that left 4,000 residents in the dark. Progress Energy officials say a fau..
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