Cape Coral approves thousands of dollars for scrub jays

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, FLA. -- It's a decision two years in the making. Cape Coral's city council has voted to use almost $800,000 of your money to improve the habitat of an endangered bird...
Read More

Dunn Capital Murder Trial: Jurors to deliberate Tuesday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Corey Lazar

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-  An accused killer's fate is now in the hands of a jury.  Closing arguments concluded Monday in the capital murder trial of Robert Dunn.   Dunn is ..
Read More

Floridians choose new design for state license plate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The website for public voting on Florida's license plate, www.Vote4FloridaTag.com, is open. Floridians can vote online through Dec. 14. The Department of Highwa..
Read More

Crossroads set to reopen next month

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A program that works with troubled teen boys is set to re-open next month. Crossroads was forced to close it's Charlotte County doors this past summer..
Read More

Millions chase record $425M Powerball jackpot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Eight months after a trio of ticket buyers split a $656 million Mega Millions jackpot to set a world lottery record, Powerball is offering up a prize that would be t..
Read More

Deputies investigate a possible shooting in Immokalee

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Collier County Sheriff's deputies are still searching for the suspect in a shooting and hit and run from earlier tonight. A spokesperson with the Collier Coun..
Read More

Miami airport terminal temporarily evacuated

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Officials say Miami International Airport has returned to normal operations after a man claimed to have dynamite in his luggage. Miami-Dade police say Concourse J..
Read More

Thieves in Marco Island targeting boats

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - Some fishermen would say next to their fishing pole, a GPS is one of the most important tools they use on the water. Thieves on Marco Island stole the GPS off ..
Read More

Mechanical citrus harvesting declines in Fla.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Mechanical harvesting of citrus fruit in Florida has declined by 74 percent during the past two seasons and experts point to the bacterial greening disease as..
Read More

Murder trial starts in Fla. foster child case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The foster parent of 4-year-old Rilya Wilson abused the girl for months before finally smothering her, and then lied to child welfare workers who failed to discover th..
Read More

Walmart shooting suspects face charges in Fla.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Tallahassee police plan to charge two suspects with attempted murder after a shooting over a Walmart parking space.    An arrest affidavit s..
Read More

Fla. man choked to death in roach-eating contest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida man choked to death after downing dozens of live roaches to win a contest earlier this year in which the grand prize was a python, according to an autopsy re..
Read More

Firefighter hit in the head while extinguishing illegal burn

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man last Friday after he hit a Charlotte County Fire Lieutenant in the helmet while trying to pu..
Read More

Garrett Kern in court; pretrial set for February

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It will be next year before a Cape Coral man accused of killing his step-grandfather will go to trial.  Garrett Kern is accused of murdering James Arthur in..
Read More

JetBlue flight returns to Fla. after bird strike

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Maintenance crews are inspecting a JetBlue flight that was forced to return to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport shortly after takeoff be..
Read More

Trolley service begins in downtown Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers' new trolley service is up and running. People will now be able to get through the streets of downtown Fort Myers just a little bit easier. The River D..
Read More

Court finds Dunn mentally competent, murder trial continues

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Robert Dunn capital murder trial resumed Monday, after a judge found him competent to stand trial. The trial was postponed last week after Dunn asked to test..
Read More

VR Labs denies default on public money, asks for more time

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- VR labs is denying it's in default on $5 million from Lee County government. The Bonita Springs-based company is asking for another year to meet its first hiring ..
Read More

Judge sets meeting to discuss BP plea deal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has scheduled a closed-door meeting Thursday to discuss BP's agreement to plead guilty to criminal charges stemming from its deadly 2010 rig expl..
Read More

Scott wants low-cost degrees at Florida colleges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott on Monday challenged Florida's community and state colleges to develop four-year degrees that would cost no more than $10,000, which also w..
Read More

Log In
Already a member?
Register
Sign up to contribute your own photos, videos and articles or comment on articles
First name is required and must be letters only.
Last name is required and must letters only.
An email address is required.
A password is required.
A password confirmation is required.
×