Scott to stress cooperation in State of State

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott plans to present a theme of cooperation during his second State of the State address Tuesday, but will say there's one issue that's non-neg..
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Dunbar Community Radio founder takes fight to Washington

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Ousted Dunbar radio founder Al "Big Al" Knighten has taken his fight to Washington. He missed his arraignment in federal court on felony charges of unauthorized t..
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FMPD search for bus depot burglar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Sunday, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a burglary at the Rosa Parks Transportation Center located at 2050 Widman Way. Surveillance video shows t..
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Alleged cop shooter will get new trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- In 1994, a jury agreed that Mark Gilson shot at Deputy Mark Cohen at a Fort Myers intersection during a traffic stop. He was serving a 40 year prison sentence unt..
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CCSO collects 707 lbs. of medication in 6 months

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron announced Monday that, “Operation Medicine Cabinet has received overwhelming support in its first six-months tha..
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2 fires under investigation in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Two suspicious wildfires burned in Lehigh Acres on Monday afternoon, according to the Caloosahatchee Forestry Center. The first fire occurred on Monroe Avenue, ..
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4-vehicle crash in Ft. Myers causes traffic back-up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is on the scene of a four-vehicle crash at the intersection of Colonial Boulevard and Six Mile Cypress Parkway. Three people were..
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Sen. Negron files bill targeting PIP insurance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State Sen. Joe Negron has filed legislation designed to change the personal injury protection insurance that all Florida drivers are required to purchase.&..
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NASA chief: will work out ownership of space items

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - NASA chief Charles Bolden says the agency is committed to working out ownership issues for artifacts that flew in space aboard Apollo moon shots and other missions.&nb..
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FDA steps up testing for fungicide in orange juice

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says it will step up testing for a fungicide that has been found in low levels in orange juice.    The agency said..
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Heavy smoke from brush fire near Ortiz affects traffic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A brush fire is burning at Billy's Creek Drive and Ortiz Avenue in Fort Myers. All lanes on Ortiz Ave. are now open, after being closed due to heavy smoke. The fi..
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Fla sheriff says DNA leads to arrest in cold case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida sheriff's office says DNA has helped crack the case in a fatal stabbing that had gone unsolved for more than 20 years.    The ..
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Florida funeral home worker accused of theft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) - South Florida authorities say a funeral home worker stole cash from a dead man's home while preparing to remove the body.    The Broward Sheriff..
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Fla. advocates host human trafficking events

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Government and law enforcement agencies around the state are holding meetings this month to raise awareness about human trafficking.    Welfare official..
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New poll says Fla. primary is race for 2nd place

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The Florida primary is just over three weeks from now and a new poll shows it's a race for second place. Mitt Romney is the clear front runner. This new poll gives Mitt Romney a do..
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Lee Co. names its School Support Person of the Year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's often the teachers and students that get all the praise at school, but what about those working to make sure the school day runs smoothly? Lee County named i..
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Cape proposes higher fees for law breakers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- One Cape Coral councilmember wants to tack on some extra fees for law breakers. This is currently a proposal, but Cape Councilmember Kevin McGrail wants to add tw..
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Abuse survivor seeks to strengthen reporting laws

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A sexual abuse survivor is pushing to broaden responsibilities for reporting child abuse and punish universities if officials don't report abuse on campus...
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Systemax lawsuit claims ex-execs stole millions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A lawsuit filed in Florida by the parent of CompUSA and Circuit City claims former executives and vendors stole millions of dollars from the company.    ..
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Fla. school bus ad bill narrowly gets panel's nod

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Legislation that would permit advertising on the outside of Florida school buses is still alive, but just barely.    The bill (SB 344) clear..
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