PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy arrested a Port Charlotte man Thursday evening for possessing an alligator found in the man’s living room. The dep..
TALLAHASSEE- Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in June 2011 is 10.6 percent. This represents 982,000 jobless out of a labor force of 9,234,000. The state&rsq..
MIAMI (AP) - The Democratic National Committee is launching a Spanish language ad which will run in several markets across the country, including Florida. DNC officials say the ad ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Celebrate Christmas in July and get a kick start on helping children in need in Southwest Florida. Anthony's on the Boulevard in Cape Coral is encourag..
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two men are dead following a disturbance at a South Florida home. Police say they were asked Thursday night to check on homeowner Jon..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 20-year-old woman left her infant inside a car while she had blood drawn at a Pensacola laboratory. The 5-month-old was treated at a hospit..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Airline ticket sales are taking off at Punta Gorda Airport. A growing number of destinations and discount tickets are drawing more passengers to Charlotte Count..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A man is in custody after Lee County deputies said he walked into a CVS in North Fort Myers and demanded medications Thursday afternoon. The man walked into th..
NAPLES, Fla. - The Bentley stolen by a 22 year old in June was returned to the dealer after a four-state illegal joy ride. The luxury vehicle suffered just minor scratches to the w..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- A shooting occured near Veronica Shoemaker and Palm Beach Boulevard Thursday evening, leaving one man injured. The Fort Myers Police Department says it appe..
Update - All lanes are now open. CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The north bound right lane is blocked of SR 93 at MM 172 in Port Charlotte because of a vehicle accident. A box ..
LEHIGH ACRES, FL- Caught in the act.A Lee County deputy spots a man soaked in diesel fuel, carrying a hose and a gas can, hiding behind a bulldozer at a construction site. A Lee Co..
If you have a desire to eat some fresh seafood, Matlacha might be your destination. A couple is opening a restaurant that usually closes in the summer. Thei..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Robert Alter, the Collier County school volunteer charged with molesting children changed his plea to guilty Thursday. In court, 61-year-old Alter pleaded gu..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Jose Valladarez Martines is facing drug trafficking charges after deputies found dozens of boxes of Viagra and Cialis hidden in his trunk. They say the drugs..
NAPLES, Fla. - A pilot at the Naples Airport loses control of his plane and crashes into a fence. It happened Wednesday night while he was working on his nighttime take off trainin..
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.-UPDATE: A man accused of stealing prescription pills at a CVS in North Fort Myers is in custody. John Drew, 35, has been arrested in connection to the crime...
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A host of new restaurants, shops and offices have opened their doors this year. On Cape Coral Parkway alone, four businesses have opened up in the month of July. ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-- John Sheppard has been donating blood for the past 60 years. "I went to the University of Florida where I was a 2nd year student and they were having a blood dr..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.-UPDATE: The two North Naples girls who were missing for a period of time have been located and are safe, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.&nb..