Olympic swimmers training in Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - The Summer Olympics are back this year. But if you don't have a ticket to see the games in London, you may still get a chance to see some Olympians! World-clas..
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Fort Myers/Cape Coral rank #1 for median home value in study

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Encouraging news for Southwest Florida's real estate market: Fort Myers and Cape Coral top a new study for the best home values in the nation."This is going to dr..
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SB lanes of I-75 at mm 105 back open after crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The southbound lanes of I-75 at mile marker 105 have re-opened after an earlier crash with injuries. The scene is clear.
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House passes increased penalties for trafficking

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House has passed a bill that increases penalties for human trafficking and smuggling in the sex-for-pay trade.    The measure (H..
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Bill would give Gov. more influence over judiciary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House has passed a measure that would give Gov. Rick Scott even more influence over the state's judicial branch.    The House pa..
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Fla. House passes wrongful conviction compensation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A man who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit would be compensated $1.35 million under a bill that has passed in the Florida House. ..
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LCSO warns residents of phone scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- This week the Lee County Sheriff’s Office fraud line received approximately ten (10) complaints from residents who have received harassing and threatening p..
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Fire destroys Lehigh Acres home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A cooking fire on the 2600 block of 13th Street SW in Lehigh Acres left one home destroyed Friday afternoon. A man was cooking in his kitchen when he realized h..
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Lawmaker resigns over texts to prosecutor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Democrat lawmaker resigned Friday over suggestive and harassing text messages he sent to a married federal prosecutor using a hidden identity.  ..
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Fla. panel OKs state worker drug-testing bill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - After a roller-coaster ride through the House, a bill that allows state agencies to randomly drug-test their employees was cleared by a final committee on ..
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SWFL pilots deal with rising gas prices

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Aviation students shell out a lot of money to earn their wings. They pay for instructor time, use of the plane, and of course, fuel. So as fuel prices climb, pilo..
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Ex-El Salvador official can be deported

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - An immigration judge in Florida has ruled that a former El Salvador defense minister can be deported for his role multiple killings and other human rights abuses. ..
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Gas pump credit card 'skimmer' found in Punta Gorda

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives of the Economic Crimes Unit advise motorists that credit card information may have been compromised by a credit card &ldquo..
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Scott to talk about Legislature in West Palm Beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott plans to discuss the legislative session in a speech in West Palm Beach.    The Republican governor is addressing a gath..
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Construction begins on Miami museum's future home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Construction on the Miami Science Museum's new home is set to begin.    A groundbreaking ceremony Friday marks the beginning of construction at the down..
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USDA to help thousands of rural homeowners

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will visit Florida on Friday to discuss a United States Department of Agriculture pilot loan program that could help t..
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Judge refuses to lower bond in child porn case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida judge has refused to lower the $1.4 million bond set for a man who faces 144 counts of child pornography possession.    ..
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Fla. teen faces attempted murder charge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A teen faces attempted murder charges after authorities say he used a fluorescent light bulb to repeatedly stab another boy at a north Florida behavioral health ..
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Deputies shoot 2 pit bulls outside meth lab

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - Two pit bulls were killed and two people were arrested after authorities say they let the dogs loose on north Florida deputies trying to serve a search w..
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Illegal dumping investigation leads to arrest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Don Zilen was arrested after admitting that he was responsible for creating a large, illegal, dump site from two residential foreclosures he had been contracted..
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