PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's Street Crimes Unit deputy made a traffic stop Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. after seeing a woman in a car that was wanted on previous Na..
MIAMI (AP) - A Colombian cocaine kingpin has pleaded guilty in Miami to U.S. trafficking charges months after rejecting the government's first proposed plea deal.  ..
MIAMI (AP) - A new hurricane has brewed up in the Atlantic while Tropical Storm Irwin formed in the Pacific, but both were far out to sea and not on track to threaten any coasts.&n..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appeals court has affirmed a ruling that lawmakers can authorize slot machines anywhere in Florida. The decision Thursday could open t..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appeals court is siding with the state in a dispute over a controversial contract to produce official driver's handbooks. The fight ar..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is offering security advice to vehicle owners following recent thefts of catalytic converters Deputies are investigating t..
ESTERO, Fla.-If you're looking to clear out some closet space and get rid of some of the shoes you never wear, a shoe store in Estero is collecting for two charity programs. Whethe..
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 28, 2011) - Beginning Thursday, Oct. 6, passengers can travel cross-county via a highly anticipated new bus route that will connect Lee and Collier counties..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - For some living in the residential communities at The Forum near Interstate 75, a massive new gaming resort is a neighbor they are ready to welcome. Cassie Willi..
IMMOKALEE, Fla. - A third teenager has just been arrested in a brutal Collier County assault that one the victims believes was fueled by hate. The arrest came after a little detect..
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Apple Inc. said the company's co-founder Steve Jobs died Wednesday. He was 56. "We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed..
LEE COUNTY, Fla -- It's a tour honoring and giving hope to women who are cancer survivors. The Pink Heals Tour, complete with pink fire trucks, rolled into southwest Florida today...
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Twice a week, Bill Cuttriss goes to the Florida Cancer Centers to receive treatment for intestinal cancer. When he was diagnosed in May, Cuttriss recalls the stre..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain signed copies of his newly released book for hundreds of people at a Tampa Bay area bookstore. ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is returning fire over President Barack Obama's claim that he is a warrior for the middle class. R..
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - A 9-month-old Tampa Bay area girl who authorities say was repeatedly dropped by her mother's boyfriend has died. Clearwater police say Aal..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Attorney General Pam Bondi wants lawmakers to create a task force on babies born addicted to their mothers' prescription drugs. Bondi sai..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Outside the parking lot where police got into a gunfight with Starling Javier, sits a memorial. Friends and family members held candle light vigils at the spot t..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Thanksgiving may be more than a month away, but the Harry Chapin food bank doesn't have any turkeys. The food bank is experiencing a near record need for help and..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The mother of a man accused of downloading hundreds of sexually explicit pictures and videos of children took the stand in her son's defense today. Dan..