FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Lee County jury has convicted James Edward Sims of manslaughter with a firearm.Sims had been a fugitive for 29 years in connection with a shooting outside a For..
ESTERO, Fla.-UPDATE: Roadway has been cleared. A vehicle accident with injuries on southbound I-75 at mile marker 128 has traffic backed up. Motorists should seek an alternate rout..
Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives have identified the skeletal remains found September 18 along the Como Waterway near Cedarwood Street and Young Avenue in Po..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County is predicting a 2.5 percent increase in bed tax revenues, from hotel room rentals, in the coming fiscal year. That was revealed today at th..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida legislative leaders are warning that schools, health care and other programs could get cut again in 2012. Gov. Rick Scott and the..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Daniel Guevara-Vilca, the 26-year-old man accused of downloading hundreds of sexually explicit pictures and videos of children, has been found guilty on all 4..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Around 300 people have turned out for a protest in downtown Tampa patterned after the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. Members of a group cal..
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..