No foul play suspected in Marco man's death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- The Marco Island Police Department is awaiting the toxicology report in regards to the death of John Armstrong. An investigation is under way, after the body of..
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CCSO investigates an assault on Pt. Charlotte woman

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office responded to a call Monday at 6:58 p.m. to Hillsborough Blvd. and Eva St. in Port Charlotte in reference to a report of ..
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Court reverses punitive damages in smoking case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appellate court has reversed a $40.8 million punitive damage award won by the widow of a lifelong Florida smoker against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. ..
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Brothers arrested when getaway car stalls

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two Port Charlotte brothers for stealing copper items and tools from a stilt home Monday afternoon. Benjamin Jo..
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Truck dumps flaming trash in Dillard's parking lot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- At 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday, the Bonita Springs and Estero fire departments responded to a call regarding a garbage truck fire at Dillard's in the Coconut Point Mall. A ..
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Norman Love Confections stay busy this Valentine's Day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's Valentine's Day. Many of you are out getting something special for that sweetie in your life. And who doesn't love some sweets as that perfect gift? Norman L..
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The Red Sox move into JetBlue Park ahead of spring training

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- While it's starting to feel more like spring, it's looking like it out at the new JetBlue Park. It took about three and a half hours to unload the widest range of..
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Fla. inmate rehabilitation bill hits funding snag

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill that would shorten the sentences of a small number of low-level felons has hit a snag.    The measure (HB 177) cleared the House Just..
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Revised Italian cruise lawsuit adds new plaintiffs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A revised lawsuit has been filed in Miami adding more plaintiffs and claims that seek millions of dollars in damages in last month's Italian cruise ship disaster. ..
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Florida only state in US with an official chef

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The air in the parking lot of Orlando's Citrus Bowl smells like fresh cut oranges, shrimp and barbecue. A crowd has gathered before the game around a guy in a ..
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Number of applicants double for FAU medical school

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Florida Atlantic University's new medical school has received almost 3,000 applications for 64 slots.    The South Florida Sun Sentinel (http..
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Downtown roads closed for Edison Grand Parade

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

On Saturday, February 18th the Fort Myers Police Department will close the following roads beginning at 5:00 p.m. for the Edison Grand Parade, unless otherwise noted: Cleveland Ave..
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40 couples plan to marry at West Palm Beach event

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Dozens of South Florida couples are planning to tie the knot in a Valentine's Day ceremony in West Palm Beach.    About 40 couples are e..
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Caylee Anthony bill moving in Florida House

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill inspired by 2-year-old Caylee Anthony's death is moving in the Florida House after being changed to match the Senate's version.    Th..
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Cape police ask for help identifying person of interest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in a check fraud investigation. On January 12th a..
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Prison Privatization

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate has kept alive a South Florida prison privatization bill by voting down an amendment that would have killed the plan in favor of m..
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Local florists prepare for busiest day of the year

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Local florists are working overtime to get all of their orders together for Valentines Day. Workers at Naples Floral Design worked until midnight Monday night. Th..
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Norman Love busy with Valentine's Day orders

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It was a mad rush on Monday afternoon for chocolate at Norman Love in Fort Myers.The popular sweet treat store had a line out the door late in the afternoon bef..
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Baseball business is booming in southwest Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- We're days away from the start of spring training.  Both the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox trucks have arrived.  Business owners say the upco..
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Pair of bills would allow drilling for oil in state parks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- Environmentalists hope to halt legislation they say would be detrimental to the ecosystem in southwest Florida. They are upset over a pair of bills that woul..
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