Boil Water Notice for an area of Ft. Myers Beach

Updated 3 mins ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.  A precautionary boil water notice begins at 4:00 p.m., September 22, 2014 for residents and businesses in the following area:   All addr..
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Rubio comments on U.S Arstrikes against ISIL in Syria

Updated 20 mins ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today issued the following statement regarding the United States’ airstrikes against the Islamic Sta..
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2 Local winners in "Fantasy 5"

Updated 25 mins ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Four "Fantasy 5" game players have selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $48,598. The Florida Lottery said Tuesday that the winning tick..
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Record breaking toursim year in Lee County

Updated 8 hours ago   
By: Corey Lazar

FORT MYERS, FL.--A new report shows more people are flocking to Lee County, spending more money and renting more hotel rooms."We are on target for ending a record breaking year in ..
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Inmate abuse claims result in mass firings across the state

Updated 8 hours ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The gruesome death of Darren Rainey – a mentally ill South Florida inmate who was allegedly scalded to death in a hot shower at the hands of prison gu..
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Judge sides with school district in after school care case

Updated 8 hours ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- After fighting for more than a year, parents in Collier County finally received a decision from an administrative law judge about policy changes the School Di..
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Hundreds of marijuana corporations already underway

Updated 11 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- With the potential legalization of medical marijuana by voters this fall, more than a hundred corporations using the name marijuana have already been formed in F..
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Hopeful for development, Cape Coral VIZ sits mostly vacant

Updated 11 hours ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Veterans Investment Zone (VIZ) was originally advertised as the next big hot spot for development. Years later, the area surrounding the VA Healthcare Center ..
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FGCU using plasma to treat injuries faster

Updated 12 hours ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A cutting edge treatment for athletic injuries is now on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University.   Doctors now can inject athletes with their own plasma..
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Downtown Fort Myers plans to liven up nightlife

Updated 12 hours ago   
By: Christina Lusby

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Downtown Fort Myers wants to liven up its nightlife. The city brought in a nightlife solutions company called RHI that helps cities all over the country improve i..
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PolitiFact: Investor says he was 'swindled' by Charlie Crist

Updated 11 hours ago   
By: Amanda Hall

FORT MYERS, Fla- You've likely seen the ad featuring Charlie Crist and convicted ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.  The ad, paid for by the Republican Party of Florida claims Rot..
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FMB residents ask town to dredge canals

Updated 13 hours ago   
By: Megan Contreras

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Residents are concerned with the depth of local canals. They say unless it's high tide, they cannot navigate through the canals and want them dredged. Howev..
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Lee Tran builds new facility

Updated 13 hours ago   
By: Andrew Scheinthal

FORT MYERS, Fla.- $43 million will be used to build a brand new Lee Tran bus depot on Evans Street. Ridership has not been what county leaders expect but they say spending tens of ..
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Car crashes into bus full of farmworkers in Hendry

Updated 13 hours ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- 19 people were sent to the hospital in an early morning crash.It happened before 7 a.m on CR-846, just east of the county line road. Police say a bus with 45 f..
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Florida diploma mill makes millions off fake documents

Updated 14 hours ago   
By: Lois Thome

Federal authorities shut down a Florida diploma mill that made millions duping students into buying fake documents. Now, Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi is trying to recover s..
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Sen. Thrasher among finalists for FSU job

Updated 14 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Florida State University will consider four finalists for president, including powerful State Sen. John Thrasher.    A search committee on Monday ..
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Florida investigated man who killed 6 grandkids

Updated 14 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MIAMI, Fla.- State child welfare officials say they had been investigating a Florida man for two weeks before he fatally shot his daughter and six grandchildren.    ..
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Jury finds ex-Homestead mayor guilty

Updated 14 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MIAMI, Fla.- Jurors have convicted a former South Florida mayor on corruption charges, but a judge wouldn't immediately pronounce him guilty.    A Miami-Dade County ..
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Naples man faces DUI charges after hit-and-run

Updated 14 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NAPLES, Fla.- A man involved in a car accident Sunday was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence.Police say 52-year-old Mark Rudnicki was involved in a hit-and-run cras..
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Boil water notice for FMB area

Updated 15 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- A precautionary boil water notice was issued for residents on the Gulf Side from 5700 Estero Blvd to 6640 Estero Blvd. The advisory is due to a shutdown to ..
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