Troubled teens learn 'Go Green' job skills

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - One juvenile justice program is breaking barriers by teaching troubled teenagers skills to help them get 'green jobs' - after serving their time. Thanks to a ne..
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As Iraq war winds down, LaBelle family mourns son

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LABELLE, Fla. - The U.S. is withdrawing the last of its combat troops from Iraq.   Southwest Florida lost several of its service-members during the 7 and a half years of ..
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Lee County Schools: Kids keep cell phones off during school hours

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - With school starting Monday, school administrators ask parents to remind their children to turn off the cell phones at school. It was also asked that parent..
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Woman files discrimination complaint against Disneyland

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

ANAHEIM, Cali. -  A woman has filed a discrimination complaint against Disneyland for sending her home for wearing her hijab -- a Muslim head scarf and symbol of faith -- to w..
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FIU looking forward, yet still with Berry in mind

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Mario Cristobal says this FIU football team is the strongest he's had in his four seasons with the Panthers. He means that two ways. There's a glistening new weight ro..
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Atwater wants Fla. special session at early date

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Senate President Jeff Atwater says he'll be disappointed if a special legislative session on Florida's response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill isn't held ..
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Scientists map invisible oil plume deep in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists are reporting the first conclusive evidence of a deep underwater oil plume from the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But don't go looking for it. It's i..
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Car hits two pedistrians in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Vehicle # 1 was traveling east on Leed Avenue on the eastbound lane. Pedestrian # 1 and pedestrian # 2 were walking east on Leed Avenue on the westbound lane..
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Bus drivers simulate fire emergency

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -  Lee County school bus drivers prepared for the school year by taking part in a smoke filled bus drill. Nearly 700 bus drivers and transportation..
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Tennessee pain management Oxycontin shopper arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Charlotte County Sheriff’s road patrol deputy saw a suspicious van with a Tennessee license plate and four occupants parked behind an Olean Blvd. p..
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Shark bite confirmed in NE Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CRESCENT BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are confirming that a boy bitten while boogie boarding off northeast Florida was bitten by a shark. The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office sa..
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BP accused of withholding spill data

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The owner of the Deepwater Horizon rig is accusing BP of withholding critical evidence needed to identify the cause of the worst maritime oil spill in history. In..
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Fla. officials: 50 boating deaths so far this year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State wildlife officials say 50 people have died in boating accidents so far this year. That's up four from this time last year. Capt. Carol Keyser of the ..
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Bucs release safety De'von Hall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Safety De'von Hall has been waived-injured by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The team announced the move Thursday. Hall was claimed off waivers from the Indianapolis ..
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Florida man charged in slaying of pregnant woman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARLINGTON, Fla. (AP) - A 24-year-old Jacksonville man is charged with the murder of a pregnant woman and her unborn child. Felicia Burney was eight months pregnant when she was fou..
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NEW DETAILS: Charlotte County director fired after lashing out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Economic Development Director Don Root was fired last Wednesday after he lashed out at a member of the Industrial Development Authority du..
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Broncos' QB Tebow misses 2nd straight practice

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Tim Tebow is missing his second straight practice, putting his home preseason debut in question. The Denver Broncos' rookie quarterback apparently suffered ..
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Gary airport director leaving to take job in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GARY, Ind. (AP) - The director of the Gary/Chicago International Airport is leaving for a similar job in Naples, Fla. Airport Director Chris Curry says he'll begin his new job over..
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Second suspect arrested in theft of copper from church

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police have arrested the second suspect in the theft of multiple copper coils from the air conditioning units at Christ Lutheran School on Del Prado B..
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Feds: BP's Gulf well to be killed after Labor Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The government now says the final plugging of BP's blown-out Gulf well will begin sometime after Labor Day. Jeffrey Carter, an aide to the goverment's spill chie..
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