Tampa leaders ecstatic about results of RNC

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - After two years of planning, tens of millions of dollars and four days of non-stop politics, Tampa city leaders are ecstatic with the results of the Republican N..
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Residential mental health facility to close in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Rieves residential mental health facility in Ft. Myers will close on September 28. Lee Mental Health says the  $1.2 million budget is being cut, and the ..
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Labor Day plans not hindered despite rising gas prices

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- With Labor Day just around the corner and gas prices on the rise, how will the price at the pump affect holiday travel? Gas prices in Southwest Florida have gone ..
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Man accused of punching LCSO K9 in the head multiple times

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested 32-year-old Warren Jackson after he allegedly punched a K9 multiple times in the head. A witness called LCSO in regards t..
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Florida's AMBER Alert Plan turns 12

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

This year is the 12th anniversary of the inception of Florida’s AMBER Alert Plan, which gets the word out statewide when a child is abducted. Of the 170 AMBER Alerts issued s..
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FMPD arrests Sabal Palms Apts. shooting suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Friday at 7:06 a.m., the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shooting at 3701 Sabal Palm Boulevard #J17. The caller stated that her ex-boyfriend shot h..
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Marco City Council discusses increasing parking fines

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Parking fines on Marco Island could soon triple. City Council will discuss raising them from $30 to $95. The increase would come as a result of increasing compl..
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3 accused of stealing bar stools to sell for scrap

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested three young men Thursday for burglary of the now closed Tower Bar, located at 4043 Duncan Road. They were caught b..
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'Prescriptions 4 Hope' president faces more fraud charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- A Marco Island patient advocate is behind bars again, facing additional prescription fraud charges.Police arrested 62-year-old Joyce Crain yesterday on 10 new c..
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Travel & Tourism: Walking tours gain popularity

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- As cities, towns and villages across America revitalize, there's a growing popularity of "Walking Tours", since it provides an easy way to experience their charm ..
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Oops! Florida Sen. Rubio endorses more government?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tea party favorite Marco Rubio had one of those did-he-just-say-that moments by jumbling words in his Republican National Convention speech to accidently advocat..
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Thief steals purse from grieving central Fla. mom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - A thief stole a grieving mother's purse while she attended a roadside memorial for her daughter who died in a car crash a few days earlier.    ..
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North Fla. couple die in small plane crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Marion County Sheriff's officials say a small plane crashed in a wooded area, killed two people.    Sheriff's spokeswoman Jenifer Lowe says the ex..
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Body washes ashore at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities believe a body that washed ashore at the Pensacola Naval Air Station may be that of a jet-skier who went missing earlier in the week.  ..
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Class cancelled after fire breaks out at school

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Classes have been cancelled at St. Petersburg High School after a fire broke out in the auditorium.    Flames were shooting through the r..
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Keys Energy worker electrocuted on Big Pine Key

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Deputies say a Keys Energy Services worked was electrocuted as he worked on the roof of a home in the Florida Keys.    When Monroe County S..
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Not in Romney speech: Afghanistan, Social Security

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Social Security. Medicare. Iraq. Afghanistan. Illegal immigration.    They're all costly to taxpayers and the next president presumably will have t..
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Romney asks US to 'turn page,' Obama pans GOP plan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Mitt Romney is making the first stop of his fall campaign for the White House a visit to hurricane-damage Louisiana, hoping to convince Americans he is not just ..
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Isaac left more than rain behind... mosquitos are on the way

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - With heavy rains dumped on our area courtesy of Tropical Storm Isaac, the potential for an invasion of mosquitoes is looming. So Lee County's Mosquito Control is w..
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Mitt Romney accepts GOP Presidential nomination at RNC

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Mitt Romney launched his fall campaign for the White House with a rousing, remarkably personal speech to the Republican National convention and a prime-time TV a..
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