1 person dies in Orange Co. deputy-involved crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An Orange County deputy was involved in a crash that killed one person, but authorities have not yet said if the deputy or the man was at fault. The crash happ..
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Penis-pump scammers accused of bilking Medicare

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) - An indictment shows two South Florida companies bilked Medicare out of millions on penis-pump sales. Charlie RX and Happy Trips of Hialeah together billed $63,..
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New pig moves into Panama City neighborhood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - A new pig has moved to a Panama City neighborhood. The pig, or pigs as some residents have reported seeing multiple porkers, takes daily walks in the early..
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Father, stepmother charged with child neglect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A father and stepmother are accused of ignoring a young boy until he weighed just more than half of what the child should weigh. Roberto Fortin and Yoselin Aguiree are..
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Police believe man, woman died from CO poisoning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - Investigators believe a man and woman found dead in the garage of a South Florida home might have been exposed to carbon monoxide. Miramar police say 47-year-o..
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Boy helps pregnant mom fend off sexual attacker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MASCOTTE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a central Florida boy helped his pregnant mother fight off a sexual assault by using a broom to swat her attacker. Mascotte police say 55-year-old ..
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Fla. seniors rally on Social Security anniversary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa congresswoman rallied with seniors to mark the 75th anniversary of Social Security. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor marked the occasion at Fountainview Estates in..
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3 charged with stealing cards from Fla. mailboxes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Three people are charged with stealing credit and debit cards from Palm Beach County mailboxes and using them for identity and cash thefts. Federal pro..
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2 men guilty in fatal South Florida robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Two men have been convicted in the fatal shooting of a security guard during a robbery at a South Florida mall. A federal jury in Miami found 25-year-old Emmanuel Maxi..
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Toddler dies in South Florida pool

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - A toddler reportedly drowned in a residential pool in South Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office reports that 23-month-old Adielana Martinez's father found h..
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Driver killed by commuter train

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Boca Raton man was killed when his car was hit by a commuter train in Delray Beach. Police say 78-year-old Juan C. Roldan was driving Monday morning whe..
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Fla. Marine killed in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida Marine was killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Monday that Staff Sgt. Michael A. Bock, 26, of Leesburg, Fla., died Friday while suppor..
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Man pleads guilty to DUI manslaughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville man has pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter in a crash that left a St. John's County deputy dead. Kris E. Caudilla entered his plea Monday. ..
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Lee County enacts new social networking guidelines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida school district is forbidding employees from becoming "friends" with students on online social networking websites. The new guidelines f..
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Firefighters battle overnight fire in Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The State Fire Marshal is on the scene of an overnight fire at a home in Lehigh Acres. The fire broke out around 1 a.m. on Terry Avenue South.  First..
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Shrimpers report clean and plentiful first day catch

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Commercial shrimpers out for the first season since BP's disastrous spill indicated their catch was plentiful and free of oil, despite a report by scientists..
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Scott campaign offers postage paid absentee envelopes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Rick Scott's campaign is offering to help after an envelope error sends absentee ballots back to some Lee County voters.  Election officials, however, are w..
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Taking back their home: Cape family removes toxic drywall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral family that's been leading the fight against toxic drywall is now tearing it out of their home.Richard and Pat Kampf have been the poster family for..
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Congressman Connie Mack on AZ immigration

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - Money and immigration, two of the big topics at Congressman Connie Mack's town hall in Naples Monday night. Nearly 400 attended the event. Arizona's immigration law ..
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Charlotte Deputies punished for drinking on duty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County deputies are punished for drinking while on duty. Back on July 3rd, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard drove up t..
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