Inland Counties

Florida set to execute man for 2 decades-old LaBelle murders

STARKE, Fla. (AP) Florida is scheduled to execute a man Thursday who was convicted of murdering two people decades ago after a long night of...

At least one person injured in Hendry County crash

LABELLE, Fla. At least one person was injured Friday evening in a crash on State Road 29, the Hendry County Sheriff's Office said. The crash happened...

Prosecutors get extension in case against Hendry sheriff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Prosecutors have an extra year to look into accusations Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden covered up a hit-and-run that injured a teenager. Gov. Rick...

Body found in North Port home

NORTH PORT, Fla. The body of a 22-year-old man was found Tuesday at a home on Roxbury Circle, according to the North Port Police Department. Officers...

State denies death row inmate’s appeal in LaBelle murders

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida's high court has denied the appeal of a man scheduled to be executed next week for two 1983 murders. The Florida...

North Port man, 57, killed in North Port crash

NORTH PORT, Fla. A 57-year-old man was killed in a crash Friday evening on Interstate 75 at mile marker 181, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The...

Arcadia native, lineman dies working to restore power

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. An Arcadia native and power company lineman died Sunday while working to repair damage from Hurricane Irma. Scott Christopher Reid, 26, was...
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West Glades School students make video thanking power crews

MOORE HAVEN, Fla. West Glades School students came up with a creative way to thank linemen restoring power. The children acted out a three-minute video...
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Well water may not be safe, SWFL health officials warn

NAPLES, Fla. Area residents with well water should continue using boiled or bottled water, the Florida Department of Health in Collier County said. Bottled water, disinfected...

Hendry Sheriff’s sergeant receives probation for contempt of court

FORT MYERS, Fla. A Hendry County Sheriff's sergeant was sentenced to six months months probation Monday after being found guilty of contempt of court, the...

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