SANIBEL, Fla.- An effort to restore habitat on Sanibel Island in under way. In 2005, the ecosystem around the Clam Bayou area was almost destroyed by hurricanes and human destruct..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- "If you promise not to tell anybody I will let you in on a secret. I was not always the best student I could be when I was in high school," President Obama said i..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators are changing course on a law aimed at keeping swimmers, especially children, from getting trapped in pool drains. The new gui..
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama, New York and Florida are the only states that receive grades of "A'' in a new study that looks at how states teach the civil rights movement to stu..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- How long does your commute take each morning? Now, think how much faster it could go if you didn't have to wait in traffic. The amount of time local drivers spend..
MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says it has caught another submarine-like craft carrying cocaine in the Caribbean Sea. A statement issued Wednesday said Coast G..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is poised to hold its presidential primary on Jan. 31, a move that likely would mean an earlier start to the GOP nominating contests than what the ..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives in two separate undercover drug buys Tuesday arrested an Oxycodone Trafficker and an Oxycodone Dealer. Da..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit have released surveillance video from the Sunday morning armed robbery of a convenience st..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- SR 80 will be shutdown briefly, Wednesday afternoon, as FPL conducts schedule maintenance. The road is expected to be closed between 1 and 2 p.m. and is only sche..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On September 28, 2011 at 11:15am, Cape Coral Police responded to a report of an occupied home burglary at 214 SE 26th Street. Jorge Sotomayor arrived home and wal..
NAPLES, Fla.- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has posted an "action alert" on its website in an effort to urge Naples City Council to reverse its decision to allow an a..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral police were able to chase down, catch and arrest two masked men who attempted to rob the Santa Barbara Boulevard branch of Capital Bank this morning. T..
NAPLES, Fla.- Police are asking the public's help in identifying a man who stole two watches from Macy's department store. On September 25, 2011, the suspect stole the watches at M..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The Broward County Commission has rejected a plan to install mosaic blades of seagrass in 42 restrooms entrances at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Inter..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Officials say the roller coasters and other rides at Legoland Florida won't undergo state safety inspections. That's because the theme park, ..
MIAMI (AP) - Shell Oil is giving away free gas to hundreds of drivers in Miami. A press release states that the gasoline giveaway in Miami is part of a national i..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. The trial for a woman accused in the death of a 4-year- old in Charlotte County could hit a snag today. The attorney for Meliss..
EAST NAPLES, Fla.- A new chief now leads the East Naples Fire District. Late Monday night Chief Keith Teague announced his resignation. "The department right now the district ha..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new Florida law requiring drug tests for welfare applicants has found them to be less likely than other people to use drugs, not more. ..