Parents: Neighborhood watch death not God's plan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - The parents of the unarmed teen who was shot and killed by a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer rejected the shooter's claim that the death was a part of God..
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Tomato grower settles harassment lawsuit

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - One of the state's major tomato growers will pay two women $150,000 and change the way it deals with harassment complaints to settle a federal lawsuit. ..
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Florida's largest cockfighting trial gets under way

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, FL - Pedro Lopez' Fort Myers home was raided in the fall of 2010 after an undercover investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's office.  Deputies say the investigat..
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Lee suit heads into fourth day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- Nathan Lee's wrongful death suit against the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office started out this morning with an objection by the plaintiff.  Lee's attorney P..
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New store raising money for local charities

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - West Marine is celebrating the opening of its new flagship store in Fort Myers with a charity fundraiser to support local, non-profit groups in southwest Florida..
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In Florida, Obama aims to keep pressure on Romney

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is trying to keep the pressure on rival Mitt Romney, opening two days of campaigning in Florida in search of military veterans, seniors and..
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ATV committee determined to get park in Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - After nearly a decade, plans for an ATV park in Collier County are back on track. After a series ATV accidents, the community is once again saying they need a..
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Neighbors say Cape man found dead was quiet, kind

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police continue to investigate the death of an elderly man found inside his home. Police first responded to 505 SW 49th Lane Wednesday morning."We wer..
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Presidential visit poses parking problems

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  If you have plans Friday morning, be advised, the presidential visit will be closing down two main roads in downtown.  Parking will also be a challeng..
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Fuel tanker overturns on I-4

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Eastbound lanes of Florida's main east-west corridor have reopened following a crash that involved an overturned fuel tanker.    The Florida Hi..
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Mistrial declared for driver in officer shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A mistrial has been declared in the case against a Tampa Bay area woman facing federal charges connected to two Tampa police officers being fatally shot outside ..
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New report ties cold Gulf water, dolphin deaths

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Surges of snowmelt pouring into the Gulf of Mexico may have been a final stress affecting when and where 86 baby dolphins were aborted or died shortly after birt..
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Collier SWAT uses waterfront home as training ground

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Collier County SWAT team members swarmed an upscale waterfront home on Marco Island Wednesday afternoon to simulate a real standoff."If you're teaching over Pow..
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Government not keeping good track of flight schools

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Call for Action investigation uncovers our country may not be any safer more than a decade after 9-11. That's from a report we found by the Government Accounta..
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K-9 hailed hero after tracking robber

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Bala is the K-9 dog who helped nab 47-year-old, Gary Davis. Bala's trainer said she was just doing what she was taught to do. LCSO Sgt. Frank Glover sa..
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Waiting list begins for Obama supporters

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- People lined up in brutal heat to get a ticket to President Obama's rally in Ft. Myers on Friday. The tickets at the Ft. Myers campaign office went fast. Voluntee..
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PETA names Hammond Stadium most vegetarian friendly

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- PETA has named Hammond Stadium the most vegetarian friendly minor league baseball park in the country. Food and beverage director Phillip Busch says, "we're very ..
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US Senate panel approves citrus disease trust fund

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A U.S. Senate panel has approved legislation that would set up a trust fund to fight greening and other citrus diseases that have cost Florida billions.&nb..
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Be advised of road closures due to President's visit

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- In anticipation of President's Obama's visit on Friday, the following roads will be closed Friday at 6:00 a.m.: Edwards Drive from Monroe Street to Dean Street Mo..
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Variety of questions and issues for President Obama

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest  Floridians are poised to present a number of issues to President Barack Obama when he campaigns in Fort Myers Friday. The people consider the vary..
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