Police remove illegal guns from Fort Myers streets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Police Department is cracking down on people who illegally carry firearms. Undercover vice and uniformed patrol removed 22-guns from city streets ..
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'You Are Loved' demonstration reaches SWFL to prevent gay, lesbian suicides

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - You are loved! That's the message being spelled out all over FGCU. It's part of a nationwide demonstration to prevent suicides in the gay and lesbian community. ..
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Help education, satisfy your sweet tooth

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla. - From now through December 1, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant - located in The Strada at Mercato - wants to satisfy your sweet tooth while helping o..
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Charlotte County man arrested for home, business burglaries - stealing jewelry and other metals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office solved several crimes with the arrest of Jason Kent Lamb, 37, Port Charlotte that included an occupied home burglary,..
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Another Broward school board member indicted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Another Broward County school board member is facing corruption charges, this time along with her lobbyist husband. School board member Stephanie Kraft..
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Palin postpones planned Miami speech

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Sarah Palin has postponed her planned speech this week in Miami. The tea party favorite, former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate had sch..
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Pending home sales rise 4.3 percent in August

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people who signed contracts to buy homes rose in August for the second straight month but remained far below last year's pace. The weak economy and ..
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Panhandle farmers expect poor peanut, cotton crop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) - Farmers in the Florida Panhandle say they're expecting a smaller crop of cotton and peanuts because of low rainfall levels and the simmering summer heat. A Ja..
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'Big Brother 9' winner to change plea in drug case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOSTON (AP) - A winner of the CBS reality show "Big Brother 9" plans to change his plea in a drug case in Boston. Adam Jasinski, of Delray Beach, Fla., pleaded not guilty to posses..
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Fla. man jailed in Canada-to-Pittsburgh pipeline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Florida man will spend two years in federal prison for smuggling marijuana into that state after it was shipped to Pittsburgh from a Canadian source. Twenty-six..
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Fla. student's message in bottle found in Ireland

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - A message in a bottle sent by a Melbourne high school student as part of his marine science class has come ashore in Ireland. The bottle was released into th..
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Woman, 60, found dead in mobile home fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BAREFOOT BAY, Fla. (AP) - A 60-year-old woman has been found dead in a mobile home fire. Brevard County Fire and Rescue says the home in Barefoot Bay, about 15 miles south of Melbo..
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9-year-old girl shot, killed in domestic dispute

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - A 9-year-old girl inside a minivan was shot in the head and killed in what detectives say was the violent culmination of a domestic dispute. Police in Davie say ..
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Girl, 1, dies after being left in hot car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - Police say a 1-year-old girl is dead after being left for several hours in a hot car. Miramar police in South Florida say Kimberly James was found Sunday after..
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Fla. man charged with murder, body found in trash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida man has been charged with kidnapping and killing another man and dumping his body in a trash bin. Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies said..
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Panther hit by car, killed in southwest Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OCHOPEE, Fla. (AP) - A 3-year-old panther has died after being hit by a car in southwest Florida. The body of the female panther was found Friday on Ochopee. It's the 15th panther ..
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2 charged after leaving scene of fatal Fla. crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Two central Florida residents are behind bars after authorities say they fled the scene of a fatal car crash. Lakeland Police say Michael Rosales ran a red li..
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Fla. officer charged in woman's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PARKER, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle area police officer has been charged with killing a woman. Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen said 43-year-old Mark Alan Bomia was arrested Saturday..
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FBI makes arrest in armored truck robbery in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The FBI says one man has been arrested in the robbery and killing of an armored truck guard outside a South Florida bank. The FBI said at a Sunday news conference that..
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Bradenton man accidentally shoot himself in face trying to fight off skunk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida man is recovering after accidentally shooting himself in the face while trying to fight off a skunk. Thirty-one year-old Daniel McDaniels..
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