Former Florida Gov. Crist changes his party affiliation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Megan Wood

St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP) - Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who was elected as the state's chief executive as a Republican and then ran for the U.S. Senate as an independent, an..
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Helping Hurricane Sandy victims in Haiti

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Lyons

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.-More than 200 volunteers will make sure Hurricane Sandy victims in Haiti are not forgotten.   Hope for Haiti and Meal of Hope are teaming up to pack up mo..
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Five Walmart locations host "Fill the Truck"

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Walmart and The Salvation Army have partnered this Christmas season to help provide new toys and clothes to local children on Christmas as part of the 122nd A..
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Cape Police & US Coast Guard try to "Fill the Boat"

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- This Saturday and Sunday December 8th and 9th, The Cape Coral Police Department and the US Coast Guard will be at the Walmart Supercenter located at 1619 Del Prad..
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Black boxes in cars raise privacy concerns

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

WASHINGTON (AP) - Many motorists don't know it, but it's likely that every time they get behind the wheel, there's a snitch along for the ride.    The National Highw..
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Push for new Florida plates now on hold

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Megan Wood

Tallahasse, Fla.-- A plan to modernize license plates in Florida is now on hold. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles says it withdrew the bid to create new ..
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Red Sox spring training tickets go on sale Saturday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Black Friday may be long gone, but there are still people camped out in Fort Myers. Not for big ticket items, but simply, for the big tickets. Red Sox spring tra..
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New learning center to serve "latch-key" kids in Collier

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - Research shows Collier County has more than 10,000 "latch-key" kids who need a safe place to go after school. Tonight, that call for help is being answered. The Salva..
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Missing Cape Coral Man Found Safe

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department was searching for 71-year-old Benjamin H. Hill, of 2211 NW 7th Place, who left his home on foot Friday morning. He has been found..
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North Fort Myers woman warns of online scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Sometimes, you can find a new job on Craigslist. That was the goal of one North Fort Myers woman. But after she applied she started to realize the job was t..
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Kids say the darndest things...to Santa

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Each year, kids write letters to Santa. And each year they have interesting things to say. Besides the common requests for toys, here are some of their unique phr..
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Lehigh Acres becoming a hot spot for bears

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - 83 bear sightings! That's how many Florida Wildlife officials have seen this year in Lehigh Acres alone! They say people are giving the bears too many reasons ..
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Manslaughter trial continues for Collier County teen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

"You pull the bolt back, it feeds a cartridge into the chamber area of the barrel," said Stephanie Steward, FDLE forensics supervisor. FDLE forensics supervisor, Stephanie Stewart,..
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DEA searches for federal fugitive

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI, Fla. – The Miami DEA is searching for a federal fugitive. Scott Alan Harper Jr., A.K.A.Scott Allen Harper, was indicted in March of 2011 for Conspiracy to Possess with..
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Work continues to cause lane closures on Daniels Pkwy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Starting at 8:00 a.m. and continuing through the day on Saturday, motorists should expect lane closures on eastbound Daniels Parkway at the overpass. Crews will r..
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Ex-Fla. cop asks US justices to stay his execution

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A former South Florida police officer convicted of killing nine people is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block his execution scheduled for Tuesday. ..
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Panel says Florida judge too ill to stay on bench

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A state court investigative panel says a Florida judge is too ill to remain on the bench.    The Judicial Qualifications Commission panel on..
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FMPD identifies body found near downtown boat ramp

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

FORT MYERS, Fla.- UPDATE: The deceased has been identified as 63-year-old Terry Conrad Dixon. The autopsy revealed that Dixon’s death was not the result of trauma. A final de..
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Silver Alert issued for Port Charlotte woman

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A Florida Silver Alert has been issued for Carole Ann Grace, last seen in the area of the 25000 block of Heritage Lake Blvd., in Port Charlotte. She may be ..
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Leaders dedicate new VA clinic in Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Dozens of veterans are getting an inside look at a new health care facility that's meant to serve them. Lee County's new V.A. health care clinic, located off Dipl..
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