LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Lehigh Acres residents will be better protected from catastrophic wildfires thanks to an infusion of $250,000 awarded to the Caloosahatchee Forestry Center thr..
NEW YORK (AP) - A Florida businessman who once had a stake in the Smurfs cartoon empire is having second thoughts after pleading guilty in New York to trying to shake down his son-..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A tourist is in intensive care after being bitten by a poisonous snake near a Florida resort's swimming pool. A Dr. P. Phillips Hospital spokeswoman said 45-ye..
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - A 16-year-old boy from central Florida reported missing six months ago is a murder victim. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced Tuesday that another 16-ye..
ESTERO, Fla. - A competition had taste buds watering Tuesday. The annual contest between local media and restaurants had chefs facing off at Coconut Point. TGI Friday's, Hemmingway..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Southwest Florida school children were encouraged to walk to school in honor of International Walk To School Month. Millions of schoolchildren from 4..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Andy Sansone fires up the WINK Kitchen with Carrabba's Parmesan crusted chicken.
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County is in the process of trying to expand their landfill - vertically. The county is trying to get permits to take the current height of 108 feet ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Six British pilots have returned to southwest Florida, where they learned to fly during World War II. They are among 1700 British men who attended flight sc..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Six amendments await voters' decisions on the general election ballot in November; but rarely do amendments get the same kind of push as a candidate."People like..
NAPLES, Fla. - It was a shocking scene at a Naples pre-school. Young children were threatened by a 60-year-old woman. It was around 8:00 Monday morning at Bottles, Blocks..
NAPLES, Fla. - Leaders hope a new customs terminal will help international business take off. "Anything we can do to make executives feel good about coming here and convenien..
SANIBEL, Fla. - A North Fort Myers man spends the night in jail after deputies say he abandoned his sailboat on a sandbar. The boat is still marooned off Sanibel. Carl W..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The man accused of shooting and killing his wife inside of a Cape Coral daycare center made an appearance in Lee County court Tuesday. Robert Dunn's lawyers aske..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A new policy bans on-duty Florida Highway Patrol troopers from using hand-held cell phones while driving.The ban went into effect Monday, requiring troopers to u..
ARCADIA, Fla. - Time is ticking for houseboat owners along the Peace River to find a new place to drop anchor. They've been told they are trespassing on state land, but ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A decades-old tradition at Cape Coral High School could soon come to a bitter end, after the school says new costs are being imposed by the city. Cape Coral High..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Public Schools is proud to announce that three employees have been recognized by the Florida Sterling Council. Don Bryant, principal of Fort Mye..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say the tourist who died after being found unresponsive in a pool at SeaWorld's Aquatica water park appears to have died from natural causes.The Or..
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke will tour a federal lab in Mississippi where seafood caught in the Gulf of Mexico is being tested to determine if it is ..