Poll shows Obama opening lead in key swing states

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new Quinnipiac University poll shows President Obama opening a lead over Republican hopefuls Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum in three key swing states.&nbs..
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Traveling Holocaust exhibit makes a stop in Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- The world- renowned Holocaust exhibit will call Naples home for the next two weeks. It's called "The Courage to Remember." The exhibit features more than 200 exclusi..
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Trip around the world raises awareness about organ donation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- A couple on a mission to raise awareness of organ donations took to the skies nearly two months ago. 18,000 miles later, they touched down in Naples after sharing th..
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Fort Myers bones mystery marks five years with few answers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers mystery marks a somber anniversary this week, as the bones of eight men were discovered in a remote wooded area five years ago. It's a mystery that ..
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Lehigh man robs pharmacy, arrested after drugs make him ill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Lehigh Acres man was arrested after robbing a Walgreens Pharmacy of prescription painkillers then getting sick from the drugs, according the sheriff's office. ..
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State Board of Education takes up digital learning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - As college presidents and school superintendents enthusiastically told state Board of Education members Tuesday about how technology is revolutionizing their classroom..
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Prosecutors rest case in UK slayings trial

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors rested their case Tuesday in the trial of a Sarasota teen accused of killing two British tourists in April of 2011.    Defense atto..
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Woman says she buried husband in back yard

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say central Florida woman buried her husband's dead body in their back yard.    Polk County sheriff's detectives on Tuesday were..
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Cape PD using Twitter to reach out to the community

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - People are using social media for more than staying in touch with friends. A local police department is harnessing the power of Twitter to push out informat..
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Tourist season winds down in SWFL

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla.- Southwest Florida tourism is touting one of it's most successful seasons to date. Still, some business owners fear the season won't stretch due to the unseaso..
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Marco PD suspends auxiliary officer over violation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Marco Island Police Department suspended auxiliary police officer Emilio Rodriguez for an alleged policy violation.  Assistant Chief David Baer relea..
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3 girls charged with plotting to kill foster mom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say three central Florida teenagers have been arrested and charged with planning to kill their foster mother after another teen told on them. Volus..
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Trayvon Martin's parents go to Capitol Hill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The parents of Trayvon Martin are going to Capitol Hill for a forum organized by Congress on racial profiling and hate crimes.    Martin's parents,..
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Florida redistricting passes House, goes to court

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Republican-majority Florida Legislature is sending a revised Senate redistricting map back to the state Supreme Court.    The House on T..
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Miami-Dade detectives shoot, wound teen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say two Miami-Dade detectives shot and wounded a teen who pointed a gun at them.    Police say the detectives noticed a bulge in 19-year-old..
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Body found in Immokalee identified, CCSO rules it a homicide

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's Office detectives have identified a homicide victim found Tuesday in Immokalee as 24-year-old Juan Flores Monroy, of 321 Wells St. Monroy ..
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Suncoast plants a community garden

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- People in Suncoast Estates in North Fort Myers are planting community garden beds. They want to grow food for the needy in the area, and teach people to sta..
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Wicked makes its way back to Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The crews of the production Wicked are transforming the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. The show starts its three-week run in Fort Myers on Wednesday. The u..
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Home Depot re-opens after suspicious package investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies investigated a suspicious package at the Home Depot on Pine Island Rd. on Tuesday morning. A shopper found an abandoned suitcase in the parking lot and c..
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Minor adjustment coming to hurricane wind scale

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Government forecasters are making minor changes to several of the categories in the system for describing hurricane strength.    The Saffir-Simpson Hurr..
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