TSA disciplines dozens of workers at SWFL International

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Five TSA workers have been recommended for termination, and dozens more face suspension after the agency found screening failures at Southwest Florida Internatio..
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Porn industry files lawsuits for illegal downloading

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The multi-billion dollar porn industry is waging a war on illegal downloads. About 70 Southwest Florida residents are the latest targets of lawsuits filed by por..
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Dog bites toddler in face near Tampa

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM RIVER, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a pit bull mix bit a little girl on the face at a Tampa Bay area apartment complex.    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Offi..
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AIG settles DC, states' complaint for $146.5M

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - American International Group Inc. and its affiliates have settled a complaint with all 50 states and the District of Columbia for $146.5 million. &nbs..
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12-year, $880M plan to restore Everglades unveiled

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Nearly a quarter-century of fighting over the restoration of the ecologically fragile Everglades could be nearing an end.    A 12-year, ..
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Bonita Bay Marina safely stores boats during a hurricane

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Hurricane season is officially here, and while you may be busy protecting your house, don't forget about safely storing your boat.  Bonita Bay Marina's "..
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Deadly ATV crash has leaders taking action

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- There will soon be a safety course in Collier County for young ATV riders. Leaders are taking action after an 11-year-old girl died Memorial Day weekend&..
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Cape Coral might want larger cut of bridge toll cash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - At $2 a trip commuters between Cape Coral and Fort Myers drop about $25 million into toll booths every year. The excess funds, roughly $3 million, are split betw..
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17 arrests made at Fort Myers house party

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Seventeen arrests were made late Saturday evening when police responded to complaints of a loud party at a home on Winter Haven Road. Resident, Cassie Underbrink,..
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FAMU President: New restrictions for band members

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University is proposing sweeping changes to its famed Marching 100 band.    FAMU President James Ammons on Monday said he wa..
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Feds charge 15 in South Fla. with securities fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Federal authorities in South Florida have charged 15 people with securities fraud and related counts following an undercover FBI probe into penny stock companies. ..
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3 charged with killing gopher tortoises

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Three young men face charges of torturing and killing endangered gopher tortoises in central Florida.    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservat..
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2 former state employees sentenced on racketeering

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Two former Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission employees have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for racketeering.    All..
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Teens arrested for open house party

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Austin Vanetta, 19, and Josiah Franklin, 19, were arrested early Monday morning after hosting an open house party at their home on Bartow Blvd. According to rep..
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Puerto Rico Police: US tourists in murder-suicide

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A Puerto Rico police official says a brother and sister from Florida have died in an apparent murder-suicide at a tourist hotel on the island. &nb..
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Private island up for grabs through online auction

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS SHORES, Fla.- It's an oasis, just off the shores of Southwest Florida...a private island, surrounded by nothing but sparkling water. It's a sight that's now up for sale...
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CCSO warns of possible calendar scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Unit wants to warn the citizens of Charlotte County of a possible scam being worked by a female selling advertisi..
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Some in Lehigh want taxpayers to spring for the Springs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Some people in Lehigh Acres are mounting an effort to get Conservation 2020 to buy a lake and surrounding woods in their community. They argue that the lake, kn..
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Another suspect revealed in school district check fraud case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Marcus Hood is the latest to be added to an investigation regarding Lee County School District check fraud. Fort Myers Police arrested the 24-year-old on Sunday. ..
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CCSO arrests man for the 29th time on multiple charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- On Friday afternoon, Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Gardens of Gulf Cove man on multiple charges after he allegedly tried to fraudulently retur..
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