V.P. Joe Biden to visit Everglades National Park Monday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Monday, April 23rd, Vice President Joe Biden will travel to the Everglades in Miami-Dade County, Florida. After touring part of Everglades National Park, the..
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Watergate figure, Naples resident, Charles Colson dies at 80

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

WASHINGTON (AP) - Charles Colson, the tough-as-nails special counsel to President Richard Nixon who went to prison for his role in a Watergate-related case and became a Christian e..
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Friends of 2 teens killed, burned seek answers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) - The family and friends of two central Florida teenagers whose bodies were found engulfed in flames are trying to help find out who is responsible for their..
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Severe weather delays kayaker world record attempt

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. -- Friday night's weather interrupted a Marco Island man's attempt to break a world record.  Steve Banks was trying to paddle a kayak non-stop for 24 hours ..
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Lightning strikes house in Cape Coral Saturday morning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A lightning strike is to blame for a house fire in Cape Coral.  Firefighters responded to the home on Southeast 23rd Street early Saturday morning.Cape Cor..
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Governor: Florida employment numbers at a 3 year low

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - The State of Florida released the latest employment numbers and according to the Governor's office, the State is experiencing the lowest unemployment numbers in th..
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14 year legal battle over Naples Estates land continues

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- A 14 year legal battle over a Naples mobile home park is still likely years away from a resolution.That was the news the attorney representing more than 500 Naples E..
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Three taken to hospital after I 75 rollover

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla -- Three people, including two children, were taken to the hospital following a rollover on I 75 Friday night. The crash happened around 10:15 near mile marker 111 in t..
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes held in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Local men and women traded in their shoes for heels for a good cause Friday night.  Their mission?  Bring attention to rape, sexual assault and gender..
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Local Latino voters react to election focus shift

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Election season is heating up.  President Obama is vying for a second term while Republican candidate Mitt Romney is expected to get the nomination later t..
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Bob Janes Triage Center to expand

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The Bob Janes Triage Center in Lee County is expanding. When Governor Rick Scott signed the budget, it included $250,000 in new funding for the center. Meg Geltne..
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Hundreds attend 2012 Naples Relay for Life

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla. --  The fight to beat cancer. Hundreds are walking in 2012 Naples Relay for Life at Gulfview Middle School. It's a chance to remember loved ones lost, celebrate t..
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Bush would consider V.P. job

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A prominent Republican says he'd consider being Mitt Romney's running mate, but he doubts he'll be asked. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tells the conser..
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Lee Schools pave the way for social media guidelines

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's a fine line for teachers on Facebook: should they "friend" students, or shouldn't they? The Lee County School District has come up with an answer, and now Le..
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Two arrested after NARC/SWAT raid in Charlotte County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit, SWAT and Traffic units raided a Punta Gorda home Friday at 6:54 a.m. and arrested two on crack cocaine charges. ..
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Oil spill anniversary passes,many questions remain

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two years have passed since the April 20, 2010, blowout of BP's Macondo well triggered an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, ..
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Operation Open Arms helps 1,999th Service Member

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Operation Open Arms is helping the 1,999th service member in the seven years of the non-profit group.   Alana Dent, a Navy Airman,  took a limosine ride from SW Fl. ..
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Collier deputies search for attempted abduction suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies are searching for a man they say attempted to abduct a 17-year-old girl from a Golden Gate neighborhood. Deputies give this account: Around 8:15 p...
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Oral arguments begin about Florida redistricting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is cool to opponents' argument that all aspects of a revised Senate redistricting map should be open to challenge. Oral argument ..
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Local couple pursues dream of rescuing horses in need

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

A local couple is pursuing their life-long dream of rescuing horses that other people cannot take care of.   Debbie and Lou Longbucco have founded God's Rescue Ranch in C..
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