LeeTran food drive nets 72,273 pounds for Harry Chapin Food Bank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - LeeTran's 2nd annual food drive on Sunday, Sept. 19 collected 72,273 pounds of food and $3,043.58 in cash for the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. Th..
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Deputies searching for woman who stole purse from shopping cart

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County deputies are looking for a woman who stole a purse from a shopping cart at a Bonita Springs grocery store. On September 20, 2010 shortly before 2:00 p..
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FDLE: Mayor of Port St. Lucie arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - Port St. Lucie's mayor has been arrested on charges that she deposited some campaign funds into her personal account. The Florida Department of Law Enfo..
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House catches fire in Alva

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALVA, Fla. - A house is fully engulfed in flames near Palm Beach Boulevard and Cook Lane on Zeligro Road in Alva. Sources say a dog is trapped inside and the house fire is cat..
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Missing boater search off of Boca Grande Pass

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - The Coast Guard and local law enforcement agencies are searching for a boater off Gasparilla Island, Wednesday. Coast Guard watchstanders at Sector St. Pet..
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Fla. website aids jobless construction workers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Home Builders Association has launched a website to provide job leads and training information to nearly 332,000 unemployed construction worker..
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ONLY ON WINK: Students protest at Edison Mall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A group of Southwest Florida students staged a protest in the wake of a student-immigration bill that stalled in the Senate. More than a dozen high school and co..
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CCSO: Reverse call system helps locate missing endangered woman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office reported further details in finding the missing mentally challenged woman this morning in Deep Creek, thanks to the A..
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Students: forced to clean school toilets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Two central Florida middle school students claim they were forced to clean the school's toilets as punishment. The two sixth-grade girls at Riverview Elemen..
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Reputed Colombian drug kingpin appears in court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Colombian drug trafficking suspect will have a detention hearing in Miami after being flown from out of Venezuela to face the charges. Jaime Alberto Marin, a leader ..
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Experts discuss health effects of oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A group of doctors, scientists and public health experts are meeting in Tampa to discuss how best to study the health effects of the BP oil spill on cleanup work..
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Temple Terrace police officer injured in crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. (AP) - Charges have not yet been filed in the crash that injured a Temple Terrace police officer. Police say Officer Tim Crocker was stopped at a red light Tue..
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EPA head to explain Everglades cleanup delays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The top boss of a federal environmental agency will have to show up in a Miami federal courtroom to explain delays to clean up the Everglades. Five months ago, U.S. Di..
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Detectives investigating armed home invasion robbery in Port Charlotte

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes detectives continue their investigation looking for two suspects involved in an armed home robbery invasion Tuesday..
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2 die in Hernando Co. mobile home fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) - A preliminary investigation shows that the fatal victims of mobile home fire in Hernando County where the two women who lived in the home. Their identities..
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Man shoots 2 burglars standing inside bedroom

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) - A Polk County homeowner reportedly shot two teen burglars but was then charged with drug possession. The sheriff's office reports 37-year-old Jose Luis Oyola..
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Man charged with guitar attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man St. Petersburg man reportedly smashed an electric guitar over another man's head during an argument. Police say 47-year-old Julius A. Casterberry ..
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Man dies after touching live wire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) - A man doing electrical work at a Port Orange warehouse was reportedly killed when he touched a live wire. The fire marshal reports that 59-year-old Wade Le..
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Governor names key Obama fundraiser to commission

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist - a former Republican running as an independent for the U.S. Senate - has named a key supporter of Democratic President Barack Obama - t..
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Water outage in South Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County Utilities reports a water outage due to a 12" water main break. The water is currently off and repairs are expected to be completed within 5 hours. On..
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