Undersheriff demoted after son's arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle sheriff has demoted his undersheriff after the man requested and received an unusual late-night hearing to secure his son's quick release..
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Charlotte County inmates clean up 11,000 pounds of trash from homeless camps

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reports four more abandoned vagrant/homeless camps were cleaned up last Saturday removing 11,000 pounds of tras..
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Mother charged in infant's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A baby died at a Tallahassee hospital after being left in a hot vehicle for at least two hours last week. Tallahassee police say 6-month-old Zariah was pro..
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3 injured in school bus crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Three people suffered minor injuries after a sport utility vehicle reportedly crashed into an Escambia County school bus. Officials say the SUV rear-ended th..
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Inmate dies after apparent seizure

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Hernando County jail inmate has died after having a seizure. The sheriff's Office reports that jail deputies spotted 37-year-old Edward A. Thomas Monday ..
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Former officer takes plea deal in groping case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former Orlando police officer accused of groping a woman has taken a plea deal. Brandon Loverde pleaded no contest Tuesday to misdemeanor disorderly conduct...
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Orlando high school football player dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An Orlando-area high school student collapsed on a football field during practice and later died. The 15-year-old Wekiva High School student was taken Tuesday ..
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Fla. PSC OKs 33 cents per month FPL nuclear fee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Utility regulators have approved nuclear plant recovery fee of 33 cents for Florida Power & Light Co. That's how much customers using 1,000 kilowatt ho..
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Fla. justices asked to review child-murder ruling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appeal court cited a 2005 Florida Supreme Court ruling Tuesday in reversing a first-degree murder conviction for the death of a 2-year-old child. But th..
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Punta Gorda man pleads guilty to charges in Hawaii

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HONOLULU (AP) - A Florida man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he bilked four Hawaii investors out of $250,000, and admitted he bilked scores of others in what prosecutor..
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BP report on oil rig explosion spreads blame around

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oil giant BP PLC said in an internal report released Wednesday before a key piece of evidence has been analyzed that multiple companies and work teams contribute..
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VIEWERS VIEW: Your opinion on planned Quran burning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Gainesville pastor's plan to burn the Quran on September 11th is burning up the viewers view hot line.  We're taking your calls and texts about the contro..
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Car seat safety ratings released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP)-The list of booster seats reviewed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The insurance industry group gave its top marks to 21 of 72 booster seats it..
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Vacation homes for the price of a hotel room

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You've probably been there: on vacation with the family, all crammed into a small, high-priced hotel room. But there might be a way to stretch out and stretch yo..
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Suspect, K9 killed in Fort Myers armed robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers Police Department K-9 died in a shootout with a robbery suspect and another was hurt. Officers killed one of the suspects and caught the second afte..
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Fire call leads to dead body

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A man was found dead inside a Port Charlotte home. Detectives were called to the home on Seashore Avenue around 7:30 Tuesday night.  The original c..
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North Port family files Civil Rights complaint with Diocese

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A North Port family is taking action against the Diocese of Venice, saying their son was discriminated against and dismissed from school because of his disab..
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Cape city council passes budget calling for reductions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral city council approves a budget plan that could mean pay cuts for city employees.Angry Cape taxpayers joined a room full of city employees, wonderi..
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Nun at Ave Maria accused of sexual relationship with female student

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

AVE MARIA, Fla. - A whole sisterhood of nuns is forced to leave Ave Maria after the school confirms their superior had a sexual relationship with one of the female students at the ..
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Church rebuffs military concerns on Quran burning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida church is rebuffing warnings by the U.S. military's top official in Afghanistan to cancel a scheduled Sept. 11 burning of the Muslim holy book. P..
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