Deputy fatally shoots man during traffic stop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CALLAHAN, Fla. (AP) - A Nassau County deputy fatally shot a north Florida man during a traffic stop. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement reports that the deputy pulled over a..
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Hazmat crew responds to Motorola campus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) - A hazardous materials crew responded to a minor spill at the Motorola campus in Plantation. Fire officials say the spill occurred after a fire was reported ..
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Boy found dead in lagoon at Jupiter park

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - A 3-year-old boy was found dead in a lagoon at a Jupiter park. The boy's father called police Saturday evening to report the child missing at DuBois Park. Afte..
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Deputy injured in crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - A Pinellas County sheriff's deputy received minor injuries when his patrol car was sideswiped. The sheriff's office reports that Deputy Paul Pantel was take..
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More than 500 red lionfish caught in Keys

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) - More than 100 divers collected 534 Indo-Pacific red lionfish during the first concerted effort to reduce the population of the invasive species in the Florid..
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2 girls attacked by dogs in separate incidents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Two young girls were hospitalized the same day after being attacked by dogs in separate incidents. A 9-year-old girl was bitten on both shoulders Friday evening ..
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Man charged with having pot delivered by mail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle man reportedly received 7 pounds of marijuana in the mail. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office reports that deputies and the U.S..
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Suwannee County man dies in house fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) - A Suwannee County man died in a fire that destroyed his home. Officials say 54-year-old Franklyn Burt Taylor was dead at the scene when firefighters arrived a..
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Road worker injured on Interstate 75

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A road construction worker was struck and seriously injured by a semitrailer on Interstate 75 north of Tampa. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that 26-year-old..
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Fort Myers flea market defending itself after counterfeit bust

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers flea market is defending itself after a massive counterfeit bust. Deputies seized $100,000 worth of counterfeit music and clothing from a vendor at ..
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Get a massage to help rub out breast cancer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - For one day only, Massage Envy centers across the nation will offer $49 one-hour therapeutic massage sessions, and donate $15 from each massage directly to the ..
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Church prays for religious tolerance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The promise from Pastor Terry Jones to burn Korans on the anniversary of the September 11th attacks affected All Faiths Unitarian Church member Oren Stephans. "I..
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TS Julia forms, Hurricane Igor gains strength

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Julia has formed in the Atlantic with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph).      Meanwhile, Hurricane Igor continued to s..
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Grandparents treated like royalty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dozens of grandparents got together to celebrate the day designated specifically to them. The 1st Sunday after Labor day is 'national grandparents day'. "Its awe..
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Cape Coral/Fort Myers poverty increase among highest in U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people in the U.S. who are in poverty is on track for a record increase on President Barack Obama's watch, with the ranks of working-age poor approa..
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Boy found dead in lagoon at Jupiter park

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - A 3-year-old boy was found dead in a lagoon at a Jupiter park.      The boy's father called police Saturday evening to report the chil..
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Miami Heat dancer killed in crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Miami Heat dancer was killed when another vehicle hit the motorcycle she was riding in Fort Lauderdale.      Police say 22-y..
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Fort Myers Police investigating robbery, shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police detectives are investigating a robbery and shooting that happened at 3555 Seminole Avenue Saturday night. Police received the call about the ro..
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State GOP considers lawsuit against Crist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - The Republican Party of Florida says it's considering a possible lawsuit against Gov. Charlie Crist and former party officials.The party says its exec..
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Counterfeit bust nets thousands of pirated CDs, DVDs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A bust at a Lee County flea market ends in three arrests for thousands of dollars worth of counterfeit goods.      The bust happened Saturday..
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