City program gives kids pride and a paycheck

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- City Council members are putting their money where their mouths are when it comes to preventing violence. A city program has been reinstated to give kids a little..
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Board OKs tuition increases for Fla. universities

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Board of Governors has approved tuition increases of 9 percent to 15 percent for Florida's public universities.    The panel narrowly voted ..
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Land dispute over new Florida university resolved

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A dispute over the transfer of land donated for Florida's newest state university is resolved.    The chairman of a Board of Governors committee..
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Panhandle woman guilty in teen's murder

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Pensacola area woman has been convicted of brutally killing a teenager in 2010.    An Escambia County jury found 41-year-old Tina Brown guilty..
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Laptop thief from Tampa arrested in New York

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Federal Transportation Security Administration officers tracked down a laptop thief who stole the computer in one city and landed in another.    A..
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Jeb Bush talks education with Hispanic officials

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Former Republican Gov. Jeb Bush on Thursday urged Hispanic officials from around the country to embrace the education changes he put into place in Flo..
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LCSO seizes drugs, guns and stolen vehicles from residence

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Wednesday, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 6940 Westwood Acres Road in Fort Myers that yielded guns, drugs and stolen vehicl..
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Three arrested in Port Charlotte drug bust

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives obtained a search warrant for an ongoing drug investigation at a Port Charlotte home earlier this week. H..
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Edison State turmoil earns college 12 months probation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- An accrediting group is putting Edison State College on probation for 12 months. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) finds Edison deficient in..
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LCSO positively identify homicide victim

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.-UPDATE: Positive identification of the woman found murdered in North Fort Myers has been completed. She is identified as 61-year-old Phyllis Stein of 150 S.E..
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Sanibel black bear safely captured

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- The famed Sanibel bear has been safely captured by FWC. The Florida black bear has been spotted several times on the island over the past year, but efforts to captur..
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Police search for suspects who robbed area business

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Police are searching for two men who robbed a business on Arc Way Wednesday morning. According to police reports, the suspects gained access to the business by c..
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LCSO search for man who stabbed and shot victim

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who stabbed and shot another man on Wednesday morning. The victim was traveling on SR 29 when he was flagge..
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Panel recommends Fla. university tuition increases

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Board of Governors committee is recommending approval of tuition increases of up to 15 percent at Florida's public universities.    The full b..
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Romney faces Latino group amid immigration debate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Mitt Romney is looking to woo Hispanics with promises of a stronger economy, facing a large gathering of the influential voting bloc for the first tim..
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Doctors cut peach-sized tumor from baby in utero

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Doctors in Miami say they believe a surgery they performed to remove a tumor from an unborn baby's mouth was the first of its kind.    Tammy Gonzalez wa..
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Worker accused of forging checks on elderly client's account

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Deep Creek woman working as a home nursing care employee for forging four of her 78-year-old client’s checks..
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2 arrested for 'carhopping' in Pt. Charlotte

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives early this morning arrested two men for “carhopping” vehicles in Port Charlotte. Jonathan Marshal Walker, 19..
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Federal report shows little progress in Everglades

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A congressionally mandated report says there's been little progress in restoring the Florida Everglades since a multi-billion-dollar plan was hatched i..
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System has 50% chance of becoming tropical cyclone

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A broad area of low pressure centered near the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula is producing a large area of showers and thunderstorms extending from the peninsula northeast..
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