TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott expects to veto some line items in the $69.7 billion budget Florida lawmakers have handed him. The Legislature cut spending by nearly $4 bi..
Some Lee co. public school students learned about healthy foods, as the state agriculture department prepares to take over menus, perhaps as soon as this August. "We want to show t..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- David Michael Smith, 37, a Lehigh Acres resident, was arrested and charged with one felony count on Tuesday after allegedly calling the Lee County Sheriff's Offic..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The Broward County school district is cutting teaching positions as it grapples with a $144 million deficit for the upcoming school year. Officials say..
NEW YORK (AP) - Saks Inc., the upscale department store chain, says rebounding luxury spending helped its first-quarter net income rise 51 percent from a year ago to $28.4 million...
The Fort Myers Police Department is looking for the following people: Jacques Leaphart (d.o.b. 9-9-75) Retail Theft Tracey Brock (d.o.b. 5-4-65) Sale of Cocaine Michael Savage (d...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - After a poignant wake-up song requested by wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords for her astronaut husband, Endeavour and the two other space shuttles ea..
PUNTA GORDA Fla.- Early Sunday morning a shot rang out in downtown Punta Gorda. Several people had gotten into an argument in a local bar that had spilled out into the street..
LEE & COLLIER COUNTIES, Fla.- Lightning caused several fires across Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties, according to Division of Forestry. A wildfire burning in the Picayune S..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Officer Alex Mino-Ramirez responded to a reported disturbance at 614 SE 46th Terrace on Monday at 9:15 a.m. Upon arrival, Officer Mino-Ramirez was greeted by Darr..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Burnt Store Road, between US 41 and Acline Road, over the Alligator Creek Bridge will be closed beginning on Tuesday, May 17. CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A citizen called Cape Coral Police and reported that that he heard someone banging on the front door and ringing the doorbell of his home located at 1421 SE 20th ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Twenty one year-old Kelsey Roberson's body is riddled with stab wounds. But she feels lucky. She thought she lost her baby. Roberson says she was trying to sell ..
Harry is a terrier mix available for adoption now. Veterinarian Whitney Whitford shares tips for National Dog Bite Preevntion Week.
Punta Gorda, Fla.- Almost 7 years after Hurricane Charley there are still some things in Charlotte County that remain damaged. One of those things is the rop..
SANIBEL, Fla. - Amazon's latest best-selling book is raising some eyebrows, both about its subject matter, and about digital piracy. A New Hampshire dad wrote the children's-style ..
BONITA BEACH, Fla. -- A Bonita Beach teen is being called a hero for rescuing another teen in the Gulf of Mexico over the weekend. The South Fort Myers High School student says he..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Are you hooked on your cell phone? How many phone numbers can you dial without the help of your "contacts" list? When you look at your friends do you think th..
LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A real estate company, tired of having their property burglarized over and over again decides to fight back!They hired an armed former marine to keep watch and di..