Panther recovering from vehicle collision injuries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Sometime in the early morning hours Tuesday, a female panther was struck by a vehicle on State Road 29 near Immokalee in Collier County. A passing motorist s..
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Tip leads to violent, armed robbery suspect arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

"Detectives Searching For Two Men Responsible For Violent Armed Robbery - Update #2" On August 3, 2010, a Crime Stoppers tip provided the current location of Brandon McCray. He was..
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Housing market still struggles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of buyers who signed contracts to purchase homes dropped in June, as the weak economy and tight lending standards kept consumers away from the housing ..
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Rollover accident in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - There is a rollover accident near 18th Ave. SW and Collier Blvd. The driver lost control and flipped the vehicle. Both the driver and passenger were transpor..
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Palm Beach commissioner resigns after arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Palm Beach County commissioner has resigned after being charged with extortion, perjury and violating public open meetings laws.  Jeff Koons was..
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New Fla. background screening network not ready

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida has new background screening requirements for caregivers, but an electronic fingerprinting network to help put them into effect isn't fully ready. ..
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RCMA gets $40,000 to help children of farm workers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

IMMOKALEE, Fla. – The Martin Foundation has awarded $40,000 to Immokalee Community School, enough to expand the school’s summer and after-school programs to accommodate..
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Woman charged with theft; leaves baby behind

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A suspected shoplifter was charged with theft and child neglect after she reportedly left her baby behind at a West Palm Beach department store. Police..
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Orlando Jai-Alai sold to New York firm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - One of the few remaining Jai-Alai frontons in the United States has a new owner. Orlando Jai-Alai has been sold to a New York firm. Richard Birdoff, of RD Mana..
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Bradenton man pleads guilty in bomb case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Bradenton man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge after admitting he tried to kill someone with a car bomb in downtown Tampa. John Nicholas Coors entered hi..
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Man says he killed dog that was possessed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GULF BREEZE, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle man has been charged with killing and skinning his family dog because he believed it was possessed by the devil. The Santa Rosa County Sheriff'..
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Teen, infant shot in Miami

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI, Fla. - A 17-year-old boy was shot in the head, and his 1-year-old shot niece was shot in the leg in Miami's Liberty City neighborhood. Police say the teen was visiting with ..
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CapeCoral.com photo contest offers iPad as grand prize

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – CapeCoral.com, the premier community website for the city of Cape Coral, invites area residents and families to enter the Summer Madness Photo Contest, lau..
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Man buys food after robbery in parking lot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - A Panhandle man has been charged with robbing a woman in front of an Olive Garden, where he then stopped to eat. Fort Walton Beach police report that 28-y..
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NASA puts off space station repair until Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA has put off a major repair job at the International Space Station until Friday. NASA says it needs more time to prepare before sending two astronauts on..
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Lee County School District earns one million dollar grant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Public Schools is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a federal Teaching American History grant for nearly $1 million, which will support the..
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Operator error blamed in thrill ride accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. - Investigators say operator error is to blame for an accident at a Wisconsin Dells amusement park that left a young girl critically injured. Police say 12-ye..
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400 sea turtle hatchlings released at beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TITUSVILLE, Fla. - Biologists have released 400 turtle hatchlings onto a Florida Space Coast beach. The sea turtles were born at a Kennedy Space Center incubation site, where thous..
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Fla. justices get fifth amendment challenge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has received a challenge to a fifth proposed constitutional amendment. The 1st District Court of Appeal, without ruling Tuesday, ..
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323 Haitians found in overloaded boats in Bahamas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard sent home more than 300 Haitians found over the weekend in two overloaded sailboats in the Bahamas. The Coast Guard interdicted a 40-foot vessel c..
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