Teen gets life for fatal robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A teen has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing a Jacksonville man during a robbery. A Duval County judge sentenced 17-year-old Thomas Di..
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Florida class size amendment challenge rejected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has rejected a teachers union's challenge to a ballot issue that would loosen the state's class size limits. The unanimous ruling..
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Obama won't sign foreclosure docs bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama will not sign a bill that would allow foreclosure and other documents to be accepted among multiple states. Consumer a..
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Consumers cut credit card borrowing for 24th month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer borrowing fell again in August as consumers cut back on credit card use for the 24th consecutive month. The Federal Reserve says that borrowing by consum..
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Girl's death investigated as possible overdose

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Central Florida authorities are investigating the death of a 14-year-old girl who they say may have died from a prescription pill overdose. The Orange County S..
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DEP officer injured in traffic stop identified

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Police have identified the agent with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) who was injured in a shooting after a traffic stop in Miami. Police say ..
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How to secure your wireless network

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Securing your Wireless Network from Practically Networked: These days wireless networking products are so ubiquitous and inexpensive that just about anyone can set up a WLAN in a m..
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Charlotte County detectives raid home; methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia seized

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit raided a Tropical Gulf Acres (South of Punta Gorda) home this morning and seized methamphetamine and various drug..
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Hodges University plans expansion thanks to surge in students

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The down economy has an upside for higher education in Southwest Florida. Hodges University is seeing numbers soar - even launching a new $12 million dollar..
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Crime prevention events come to Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Crime Prevention Unit are joining forces with local citizens and businesses to "Celebrate Safe Communities." &nbs..
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Student shot at school bus stop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy Tampa boy is being treated at a hospital after being shot in the arm at a school bus stop. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says it hap..
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Fingerprints lead to arrest of Charlotte County 'carhopper'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Curtis Dwayne Butler III, 18, Punta Gorda, after his fingerprints matched and tying him into the ..
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West Nile virus confirmed in Desoto County resident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla. - Florida Department of Health (DOH), DeSoto County Health Department has confirmed West Nile virus in a resident of DeSoto County. Surveillance has shown that ..
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White House says it didn't withhold oil spill info

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is pushing back against accusations that the administration blocked government scientists from telling the public just how bad the BP oil spill co..
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Man, 82, tells police he beat, killed girlfriend

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - An 82-year-old man from Delray Beach is being questioned after he told authorities he beat and killed his girlfriend during a fight at their home. The uni..
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Teen hospitalized after being run over by car avoiding gun fire at school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - A 17-year-old girl is being treated in the hospital after being struck by a car as she tried to avoid shots that were fired at her Miami Gardens school. ..
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Otto transitions to tropical storm in the Atlantic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Otto, which had been a subtropical storm, has transitioned to a tropical storm as it meanders over the Atlantic and could reach hurricane strength. The National Hurric..
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Fla. justices hear court fee diversion case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two lawyers for the state have defended the practice of diverting a portion of court filing fees from a trust fund that helps pay for the judicial system. ..
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Fort Campbell soldier dies in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - A Fort Campbell soldier who twice enlisted in the Army died this week when he was hit by an improvised explosive device while patrolling on foot in southe..
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Businessman moving ahead in quest to oust mayor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami businessman has been given the go ahead to begin collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to oust Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez. The county clerk..
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