NAPLES, Fla. - A line of hundreds surrounded the Gulf Coast Claims center after a rumor of "free money" spread throughout SW Florida. Representatives with the GCCC say they don't k..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - David Hankins was 15 when police say he stabbed his mother Mayra Rodriguez to death. They were fighting over a bottle of vodka. Her sister was in the courtroom t..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers man was arrested this weekend after punching a Lee County Sheriff's deputy and spitting on emergency workers. John Walters is accused of punching a ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty has approved more rate increases for state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. McCarty signed an order Mo..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa woman was expected to recover after her adult son reportedly stabbed her 18 times. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office reports that 47-year-old Dona..
MATLACHA, Fla. - The work to replace the 45 year old Matlacha Bridge is expected to begin again Monday. The $18 million contract to improve the bridge was improved back in May. It ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - When a child is missing, time is of the essence. Each second that ticks by lessens the chance of a positive outcome. Monday, law enforcement agencies from across..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Two school buses are involved in an accident in Cape Coral on Trafalgar Parkway. A bus was stopped at an intersection. The driver behind that bus bent down to ge..
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - On Fort Myers Beach: new development! Lots of it. Part of the island near the bridge is getting a makeover, creating a new look and new businesses. Old San..
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Paula has formed near Honduras and is expected to blow into a hurricane by Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center said Monday afternoon ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers man will spend the next 30 years in prison for shooting and killing a man outside a bar. Willie Sturgis plead no contest to the charges in a Lee Cou..
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Rick Scott is trying to show that not everyone in the state's law enforcement community is standing with opponent Alex Sink. The Republican candidate for gover..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Attorney General Bill McCollum has asked a judge to reconsider his decision to void a subpoena seeking information from a law for an investigation of f..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Eden Autism Services officially opened its doors to its new Fort Myers school. The new school on Second Street actually opened late last month, but Monday was th..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A former Kindergarten teacher is asking to get out of probation two years early. Michelle Frye was charged with failing to protect her newborn daughter from her ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County could pay Posen Construction $779,000 it owes for the construction of the Summerlin Road widening project, but the issue of who will pay for a massive..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A new law governing the state's septic tanks will take center stage in Fort Myers Tuesday. The Department of Health is hosting a public workshop to discuss the l..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Bokeelia man was arrested after neighbors said they caught him on tape stealing from their lanai. Zachary Fisher is charged with burglary and petit theft. Depu..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - There's still the matter of money. But it looks increasingly likely that NASA will get an extra space shuttle flight. President Barack Obama signed the ..
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a maintenance worker who was killed while trying to repair an elevator at a South Beach building. The accident occurr..