Woman charged with attacking coach with stun gun

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville woman has been charged with shocking her son's youth football coach with a stun gun. The coach told police that he and 43-year-old Roxine C..
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Quadriplegic teen gets life for fatal robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A quadriplegic teen has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a woman during a robbery at a Bradenton home. A Manatee County judge sentenced 19-year-o..
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Pearlman associate faces prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former colleague of disgraced music mogul Lou Pearlman has been sentenced to a year in prison for his role in an investment scheme that prosecutors say bilke..
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Jury recommends death for mom in killing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami-Dade jury has recommended the death penalty for the mother twice convicted of killing the 3-year-old boy known as "Baby Lollipops." The 7-5 recommendation was ..
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Music Walk in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. - This Saturday, October 16th head to the Fort Myers River District. The night event features live music at over 18 venues, including restaurants, g..
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Man pleads guilty to fatal DUI

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SHALIMAR, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle man has pleaded guilty in a drunken driving crash that left a 16-year-old girl dead. John Campbell Arthur pleaded guilty in Okaloosa Count..
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Jury finds man guilty in NC trooper shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) - A jury has found a Florida man guilty of killing a North Carolina state trooper. Multiple media outlets reported Thursday that the jury found Edwardo Wong Jr. o..
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Customer billing services employee arrested for grand theft

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A city employee in the Customer Billing Services Office has been arrested for stealing $320 from a cash drawer at the Billing Services office on Pine Island Road..
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First Chinese drywall home in southwest Florida to be remediated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Finally, some relief for victims of Chinese drywall. A  New Jersey couple with a rental home in Cape Coral will be among the first in southwest Florida..
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Port Charlotte wants tougher sex offender laws

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Newspaper headlines capture the nightmare Sandy Santiago has live since a sex offender raped and murdered her 19 year old daughter in 1999. More than a decad..
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Lee Civic Center Fright Nights cancelled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Next weekend would have been the beginning of Lee Civic Center's 3rd annual Fright Nights, complete with a haunted house, maze, games and music. This year, they ..
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Lee deputy crashes into Bonita Springs ditch

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A Lee County Sheriff's deputy crashed his cruiser into a ditch Thursday evening.  It happened on Strike Lane and Luci Drive in Bonita Springs. WINK..
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Arsonist strikes again in Golden Gate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - A string of suspicious fires in a Golden Gate community has just added one more to that list, making it a total of five house fires believed to have been starte..
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Sheriff's Office investigates death threat against local evangelist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A local evangelist received a death threat on his phone this week.  The caller claimed to be from the Islamic Center of Southwest Florida.  But, The Im..
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Neighbors say Cape hotel is a danger zone

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Years of fun by the pool and lounging in the Cape Coral sun seems to be a thing of the past at the Rosewind Motel. Nearby resident Seth Marlowe says, "It looks l..
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U.S. troops send video thanks to local Red Cross

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The Collier County chapter of the American Red Cross has long been sending care packages to U.S. troops overseas. This week, the troops sent something back. ..
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Fake loan scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A licensed medical professional is coming forward to warn the community about a new scam.  He got taken but hopes his story will help others steer clear of ..
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5th suspicious fire starts in Collier County neighborhood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's becoming all too familiar in a Golden Gate neighborhood - crews were called to Painted Leaf Lane just after 2:00 Thursday afternoon. It's the fifth susp..
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Man gets 30 years for trash bin murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Brandon man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for beating and stabbing a man and then burning him alive. As part of a plea deal, 20-year-old Brendan Lee..
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Ex-Fla. environmental chiefs seek water rule delay

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Three former Florida environmental protection chiefs are seeking a delay in federal rules designed to clean up water pollution that causes algae blooms. Th..
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