Wife uses CPR to help husband after heart attack

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Barbara Sweda's message is simple. Learn CPR.    The retired St. Petersburg nurse has used her CPR skills twice to help her husband durin..
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Cruise execs talk about state of industry

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Cruise line executives are discussing the state of industry at their annual convention in Miami Beach.    Presidents of a half dozen major cruise lines ..
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Girl, 4, bitten by 2 pit bulls at Fla. meth house

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. CLOUD, Fla. (AP) - Deputies in central Florida say a 4-year-old girl is recovering days after being bitten by two pit bulls at a home used to make methamphetamine.   ..
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Missouri man dies in Fla. during spring break

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 24-year-old Missouri man died while on spring break in the Florida Panhandle.    Police say Matthew Kalbach of Lawso..
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Last of 3 in Fla. jailed in 'evil spirit' scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The last of three women convicted in a scam promising people their money could be cleansed of evil spirits has been sent to federal prison.  ..
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Ex-Haitian official convicted in telecom scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A former senior official in Haiti's state-owned telecommunications company has been convicted of bribery-related charges in Miami federal court.    A ju..
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Fla. jobless rate dips but state lost jobs in Jan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate is dropping again, but at the same time new numbers show that the state lost nearly 39,000 jobs in January.    N..
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CCSO reminds everyone to lock their vehicles

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Several vehicles were broken into over the weekend in the Englewood area and detectives urge everyone to lock their vehicles and safeguard any valuables left in th..
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Planetary Lineup

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - It's not too late to catch the spectacular Venus and Jupiter show. On Monday and Tuesday evenings, the planets will appear just 3 degrees apa..
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Florida guaranteed $4 billion in mortgage settlement

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - America's biggest banks are ready to pay up more than $25 billion to try to solve the country's mortgage mess. Now, we're learning how struggling Florida homeown..
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Anti-incumbent forum held in Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

Naples, Fla.- Those running for offices in Collier County met Monday to discuss how to beat out current office holders. The Anti-incumbent Forum, as it was called, drew contendors ..
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Cheaper health screenings and more options for the uninsured

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES, Fla.- Medical officials estimate one in four Floridians don't have proper access to health care.  Lack of insurance and sky high premiums have many of them going to th..
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Fort Myers Beach leaders concerned about pedestrian safety

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- It's a tragedy shaking paradise: a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed on Friday evening, while crossing a busy Fort Myers Beach roadway."It's not..
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Multi-car crash at Buckingham & River Rd. slows traffic

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A multi-vehicle crash with injuries on Buckingham Road at River Road caused traffic headaches Monday afternoon. The road is now clear, but traffic on Buckingham R..
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Possibly fatal crash halts traffic on NB I-75 at mm 133

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-  I-75 is now open after a possibly fatal accident halted northbound traffic at mile marker 133. The Daniels on-ramp and all lanes of traffic were affected fo..
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Precautionary boil water notice lifted in South Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The precautionary boil water notice has been lifted for the following areas: -All of the east side of S. Tamiami Trl. heading South from 14101 S. Tamiami T..
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Ft. Myers Beach fire chief resigns after being put on leave

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Chief Michael Becker of the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department has submitted his letter of resignation after being put on administrative leave for 90 days on ..
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Reward increased in missing Fla police cadet case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - It's been a year since 35-year-old police cadet Kelly Rothwell went missing from her Gulf front condo in Florida.    Detectives and her friends an..
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Former county commissioner sent to federal prison

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A former Hillsborough County commissioner has been sentenced to three years in prison on federal bribery and corruption charges.    A federal judg..
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Man gets 30 years for death of former boss' son

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the death of his former boss' missing son.    A Polk County judge sentenced 44..
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