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One dead in Bonita Springs crash

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A car accident at Bonita Beach Road Southwest and Imperial Shores Boulevard lead to a fatality Monday afternoon. Both roads going both directions are blocked.


At least 1 injured in crash on Bonita Beach Rd SW

According to Bonita Springs Fire & Control District at least one pedestrian is involved in a crash with a vehicle. Florida Highway Patrol is responding to the crash on the 4000 block of Bonita Beach Road Southwest in Bonita Springs Monday.


Investors file lawsuit against Louis Bruno, allege he took money from company

Louis Bruno faces a new legal challenge from investors in his troubled air conditioning business, which is under a state investigation. Through separate trusts, father and son Larry and Arby Lipman have sued Bruno personally in Lee County Circuit Court, alleging he violated the terms of their operat


Lee County sheriff’s deputy name released after elbowing teen

Law enforcement has confirmed the name of a sheriff’s deputy who elbowed a teen after he had been detained. On Friday, Lee County Sheriff’s Office placed Deputy Blake Grossi under administrative leave after he was recorded by a bystander elbowing a suspect in the face after detainment.


Lee County deputy, one other hospitalized after crash

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Lee County deputy was injured, along with another driver, in a crash on Sunday morning. The driver of a gray sedan and the deputy collided at the intersection of SR-82 and Lee Boulevard around 3:30 in the morning.


Florida student arrested after refusing to stand for Pledge of Allegiance, reports say

LAKELAND, Fla. - An 11-year-old in Florida refused to recite the pledge of allegiance and ended up getting arrested over it, a report said. His mother is now demanding the charges be dropped.


Weekned rewind: Family says two bikers involved in fatal I-4 crash were friends; Steven Tyler cancels on Strawberry Festival; Florida senator secures $1 million of state budget for wife's employer; and more

Here are the top five latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com you may have missed over the weekend. The two bikers involved in fatal I-4 crash were friends, victim's family says.


Florida man accused of pointing red laser at sheriff’s helicopter

A Florida man was arrested early Sunday after authorities said he shined a red laser at a sheriff’s helicopter that was circling overhead to observe a controlled fire. Brian Harting, 48, allegedly admitted to pointing the device at the Pinellas County Sheriff’s office helicopter but claimed he did n


Florida Inmates Use Carjacking Skills to Rescue Baby From Locked Car

A.k.a. "The Redemption of Florida Man." A couple in Florida experienced every parent's worst nightmare when they realized that they locked both their 1-year-old child as well as their keys inside their Chevrolet Tahoe, reports ABC 11. Fortunately for them, some of the inmates working on a nearby med


California man arrested with 10 pounds of marijuana in Estero

A California man was arrested in Estero after his Uber driver demanded he leave the car on suspicion of possessing marijuana. On Saturday, Florida Highway Patrol arrested Branden Anthony Charles, 38, after he was found in possession of 10 pounds of marijuana in the parking lot of the Embassy Suites


Cape Coral road rage caught on camera

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A woman's car window was smashed out during a road rage incident in Cape Coral, and it was all caught on camera. It happened at the intersection of Hancock Bridge Parkway and Southeast 24th Avenue.


Homeless man carrying massive snake rattles Florida beach town

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. - Talk about a scary -- and scaly -- visitor. A rattlesnake was thrown into the back of a Florida police car Monday morning after a homeless man was spotted carrying the nearly 8-foot reptile around Jacksonville Beach.


Florida father shot in neck while throwing house party for his children, deputies say

OAK HILL, Fla. - A Florida father was shot in the neck early Sunday morning during a house party he was throwing for his teenage children, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said.


Join Fox 4 for Walk MS 2019 in Estero on March 9th

Join Fox 4 for Walk MS 2019! Walk MS brings together a community of passionate people for one powerful cause: to end MS forever. And with every step we take and every dollar we raise... we're that much closer. Together, we are stronger than MS.


Disney World offering 'Discover Disney' deal for Florida residents

ORLANDO, Fla. (WFLA) - Walt Disney World has brought back a popular deal for Florida residents that allows them to "Discover Disney" at a cheaper price. The "Discover Disney" ticket deal lets Florida residents purchase a three-day ticket for just $175 plus tax - that's about $59 a day. You can add a


Helicopter finds body of missing Florida mom

COCOA, Fla. (WESH) - The body of a missing mother of four has been found in a remote area of Osceola County, deputies confirmed. "She didn't deserve this at all. She was the most innocent of souls. She was always willing to help. She was always just naturally bubbly," Sh'Mika Scott-Devoe said.


JetBlue passenger gives birth to baby boy on flight from Puerto Rico to Florida

JetBlue has a surprise in store for its “youngest customer to date.” On Saturday, the airline confirmed that a passenger had given birth to a baby boy aboard Flight 1954 between Puerto Rico to Florida, and even hinted that the aircraft – which is coincidentally named “Born to Be Blue” – will soon be


One dead after crash in Estero as vehicle ignites in flames

An early morning crash and fire has at least one person is dead. The crash happened shortly after midnight on the Northbound side of Three Oaks Parkway and Williams Road in Bonita Springs.


Bonita Springs greyhound track to be changed to restaurant/poker room

What will become of a greyhound race track in Bonita Springs?. Now that the dog racing era will soon be over in Florida, plans are in the works to take it down. The plan is to turn it into a restaurant and poker room.


Florida Correctional Officer arrested on multiple charges

GRACEVILLE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Florida correctional officer is behind bars according to the Florida Department of Corrections. They say correctional officer Holly Haessig was charged with multiple counts of unlawful compensation as a public servant, the introduction of contraband into a correction