Bank of America reaches $17 Billion settlement with US

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over its role in the sale of mortgag..
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Allegiant adds flights between Huntington & Punta Gorda

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.-  A new flight service is being added to the Punta Gorda airport. Allegiant Air is adding a non-stop flight between Huntington, West Virginia and Punta Gorda..
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Consumer Reports tests the latest high-definition TVs

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Therese O'Shea

(Consumer Reports) Just when you thought you had the sharpest picture possible on your high-definition television, manufacturers are promoting ultra high-definition, also called ul..
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Record number of tourists visiting Florida

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida had a record number of visitors during this past spring.    Gov. Rick Scott will announce Tuesday that 24 million tourists visited t..
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Top O' Mast lets employees go during renovations

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A popular bar on Fort Myers Beach is letting employees go. Earlier this month, Top O' Mast was announced the business would be undergoing renovations. The new own..
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Florida's unemployment rate remains unchanged

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate remained unchanged in July amid signs that the state's economy continues a slow, but steady recovery from the depths of the Gre..
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Consumer Reports: Top laptops for back-to-school

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Therese O'Shea

CONSUMER REPORTS -- Back-to-school shopping is the second biggest spending spree of the year, according to the National Retail Federation. And these days, students need a lot more ..
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Lee Co. considers setting $240,000 aside for 'Project Brown'

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County's latest attempt to get a company to expand here is being called "Project Brown."On August 19th, commissioners will be asked to set aside $240,000 for ..
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GM issues 6 more recalls covering 312,000 vehicles

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is issuing six more recalls totaling more than 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issues.    The recalls in North Am..
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FAA prohibits US airlines from flying over Iraq

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration said it is prohibiting U.S. airlines and other commercial carriers from flying over Iraq as the U.S. launched its first airstr..
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Gov't fines Hyundai $17.35M over brake defect

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says Hyundai has agreed to pay a $17.35 million fine for delayed reporting of a brake defect affecting Genesis luxury cars.    The N..
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Subaru recalls 5 models for air bag problem

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Subaru is recalling an undetermined number of vehicles because of air bag problems that have affected much of the global auto industry.    The recall ..
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Delayed Miami port tunnel set to open

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Port Miami's long-awaited tunnel is finally set to open to the public at 6 a.m. on Monday.    The $1 billion tunnel that travels for three-quarters of a..
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Deadline passes for Hertz employees who plan to relocate

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The deadline has passed for most current Hertz employees to tell the company if they plan on relocating to Southwest Florida.Our partners at the News-Press say 60..
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Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas to fix gear shifters

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.    The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011 thro..
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Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.    Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly ..
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European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

BERLIN (AP) - Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and H..
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Lee County focuses on jobs in four specific categories

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A wider array of jobs with higher paychecks could soon be coming to Lee County, if local leaders can lure the companies behind them.The county's Economic Develop..
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Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling.    Tuesday's recall covers 20..
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China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIJING (AP) - A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expir..
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