Bradenton woman arrested for trying to sell infant son for $30,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BRADENTON, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) today announced the arrest of Stephanie Bigbee Fleming, 22, of Bradenton, Fla., for her part in attempting to sel..
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Students found with guns at Tampa-area school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GIBSONTON, Fla. (AP) - Deputies locked down a high school near Tampa after getting word that students had brought weapons to campus. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said t..
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Missing 300-pound turtle statue found

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JENSEN BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A missing 300-pound turtle statue has been found in a home along Florida's Atlantic coast. Authorities recovered the statue on Monday. It had been reporte..
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Teen couple steals TV, guns from Charlotte County home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested two teens after they broke into a Gardens of Gulf Cove home and stole a handgun, rifle, shotgun and fl..
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Black caucus says it will allow Republicans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Congressional Black Caucus says it will allow two recently elected black Republicans to join the group if they ask. The all-Democratic caucus had wavered over..
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Gov. Crist to meet successor in transition meeting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Governor-elect Rick Scott is sticking to his campaign theme of creating jobs while making his first postelection visit to the Florida Capitol. Scott, a Rep..
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5 children killed after fire engulfs Florida home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CITRA, Fla. (AP) - Family members say a space heater may have sparked a fire that killed five siblings inside their central Florida home. Neighbors heard screaming Monday night and..
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BP's ex-CEO says company unprepared for oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LONDON (AP) - Former BP PLC chief Tony Hayward says the company was unprepared for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, forcing it to improvise solutions, and that evaporating credit took..
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Naples boy charged in mother's fatal shooting is freed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy who deputies say accidentally shot and killed his mother is free and living at home with his father. The Naples Daily News reported that the b..
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MySpace account leads to burglary arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SUGARLOAF KEY, Fla. (AP) - Investigators say it wasn't difficult to find a teenager who broke into the a Florida Keys home because he left a computer in the home logged onto his My..
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Fla. recount participants hold 10-year reunion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Memories of hanging, dimpled and pregnant chads are being revived 10 years after helping make George W. Bush president. Chads, those little fragments voter..
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Man used stolen cell phone to snap his own photo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of stealing a cell phone may have snapped just enough evidence to help police track him down. St. Petersburg Police say the thief sent pho..
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Dad who stormed bus avoids jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A Florida father who stormed onto a school bus and threatened children because his 13-year-old disabled daughter had been bullied has accepted a deal that keep..
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Deputy hits bicyclist in central Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. CLOUD, Fla. (AP) - A bicyclist was reportedly struck by an Osceola County deputy just minutes after the deputy warned him about riding in the dark without lights. The deputy re..
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Man pleads guilty to DUI manslaughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Hillsborough County man has pleaded guilty to two counts of DUI manslaughter for killing two women during a string of drunken driving crashes in Tampa. With Mo..
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CNN host settles lawsuit with Fla. woman's estate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The parents and estate of a young Florida woman who shot herself after she was interviewed by CNN host Nancy Grace have dismissed a lawsuit against the ..
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Fort Myers man arrested for several CVS Pharmacy thefts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police have arrested a Fort Myers man who is a suspect in several thefts at CVS Pharmacy stores in Cape Coral and Fort Myers. Albert Rowser (DOB: 09/0..
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2 dead in Lehigh crash, deputies searching for other car involved

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - On Monday, November 8, 2010 at 9:14 p.m. the Lee County Sheriff's office received a report of a crash in Lehigh Acres at E. 6th Street and Highland Avenue. Dep..
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Veterans Investment Zone development possibilities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A business opportunity is coming to Cape Coral and you have the chance tonight to learn more. It's called the Veterans Investment Zone and it's centered around t..
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Drowsy driving a danger

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sleep deprivation can be deadly on the highway. A study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds that more than 40 percent of drivers admit to having fallen..
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