Search called for off for boaters missing in Gulf

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HUDSON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The search for five missing boaters in the Gulf of Mexico has been called off with no signs of a boat and no reports of missing persons in the Tampa area...
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Miami Police Department facing officer shortage

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/JJXWaq ) reports the Miami Police Department is short 84 officers. And, the newspaper says the gap is getting worse as 250 officers ar..
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Children's Hospital oncology program celebrates 15 years

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Doctors and patients of the Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida's Oncology Program gathered Sunday to reunite and celebrate the program's 15th anniversary. D..
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Missing Tampa woman located in Punta Gorda

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives report the missing Tampa woman was located by the CCSO Aviation helicopter at 9:20 p.m. The helicopter with special heat s..
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Man arrested on charges of killing son-in-law

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies say an Immokalee man has turned himself in on charges of killing his son-in-law. The Collier County Sheriff Office said Adam Robles, 54, is charged ..
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Tropical Storm Alberto hovers off SC coast

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Tropical Storm Alberto hovered off the South Carolina and Georgia coasts on Sunday, canceling tourist cruises, producing showers along the coast and serving a..
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Showtime with the Naples Philharmonic

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

Naples, Fla. - Sunday evening, talented musicians from the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra will play side by side with professional musicians from the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra. T..
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SWFL mother and son graduate high school together

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla- A Southwest Florida mother and son mark a milestone by graduating high school together. The duo got their diplomas during Saturday's Adult & Career Education c..
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Tropical Storm Alberto forms, begins 2012 season early

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The first tropical storm of the hurricane season has formed off the coast of South Carolina with top winds of 60 mph (97 kph), but it isn't threatening land.&n..
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Suspicious death under investigation in Immokalee

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - The Collier County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death in Immokalee. Just after 7 a.m., they received a 911 call from a home on Sanders Pine Circ..
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Gov. Rick Scott heading to Spain to tout Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Despite ongoing economic upheaval in Spain, Florida Gov. Rick Scott is heading to the European country for a four-day trip where he will tout the Sunshine ..
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Everblades win 4-3, fans pumped & looking forward to Tuesday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

ESTERO, Fla. -- The Everblades won game three of the Kelly Cup Finals on Friday night 4 to 3 against Las Vegas.  There was plenty of excitement and plenty of fans.  It wa..
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Student stranded by hit and run driver

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - An Edison State College student had a run of bad luck when she blew a tire while driving on Interstate 75. She parked her car just north of Alico Road. And befor..
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Naples police call leads to arrest of Serbian murder suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- A Naples man's dark past is revealed after a routine police call. Aleksandar Stepanovich was arrested Thursday morning after resisting arrest and kicking a Naples Po..
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Local school wins national honors

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Jay Scott never got to see his daughter, Alex, grow up. The little girl died at age 8 from cancer." During Alex's short life she used a lemonade stand to rai..
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Lee Memorial faces budget cuts, but no layoffs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee Memorial is preparing for significant cuts. The health system is looking at trimming $125 million over the next 5 years, which is about 10 percent of the budg..
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Cape mom asking Congress to approve breakthrough drugs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - "He tried so much to make the world a better place for others. so I have to do the same thing to try to make the world a better place for others. That's what he ..
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Terminal at Fort Lauderdale airport evacuated

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A terminal at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has been evacuated and four people are being treated for respiratory complaints in a poss..
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CCSO report: Deputy fired for lying on loan application

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Collier County deputy is out a job after investigators say he lied about his income to land $2.2 million to buy a house. According to an internal affairs r..
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Fort Myers bowling league battles disease one pin at a time

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- They're regulars at the alley, but one Fort Myers league shares a bond bigger than bowling."We all have multiple sclerosis. And it doesn't stop us," Cathy Smith s..
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