Dangers of traveling with your pet by plane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla. -The most important thing about the holidays is being able to spend it with the person you love. For many people, that means traveling with their pets! Mary Nolan ..
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Well to do help poorest of children this Christmas season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Some people who are well-off financially are going out of their way to help needy children. They're buying clothes and toys for gift-bags for kids at one of the p..
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Ft. Myers man accidentally shoots father in the arm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon at 4035 Bell Street in Fort Myers. Fort Myers Police report that a son shot his father in the arm, though it appeared to be ..
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City and Fraternal Order of Police reach tentative agreement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The City of Cape Coral and the Cape Coral Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 33 have reached tentative contract agreements for both the Police Lieutenants unit as we..
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USF president fires polytechnic branch chief exec.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The heat is going up another notch in the fight over splitting off the University of South Florida's polytechnic branch.    South Florida Pr..
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33,000 giant African land snails caught in S Fla

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Florida agriculture officials say they've captured more than 33,000 giant African land snails since the invasive species was discovered in Miami-Dade County in Septemb..
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US Marshals capture man featured on TV show

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA (AP) - A Panhandle man is in jail charged with killing a toddler after his case was featured on the popular television show, "America's Most Wanted."    Pe..
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FPL's top lobbyist named utility's president, CEO

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida Power & Light Co.'s top lobbyist is being promoted to president and CEO.    The state's largest electric utility has announced th..
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9 Fla. lawmakers urge Obama to ban snake importing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Nine members of Congress from Florida are among lawmakers urging President Barack Obama to ban the importation of Burmese pythons and several other non-nat..
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Man arrested after robbing strip club patron

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres man was arrested after police say he robbed a man leaving a strip club. Edward Fagan, 21, was caught after leading police on a foot chase. Accordin..
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Harry Chapin Food Bank receives a timely holiday gift

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Christmas wish has been fulfilled for an organization that makes its mission to help others. After a string of set-backs, the Harry Chapin Food Bank has a brand..
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FMPD and LCSO working together to find robbery suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two armed robberies have Fort Myers Police and the Lee County Sheriff's Office working together to solve the crimes. The Subway, located at 11741 S. Cleveland Ave..
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Salvation Army discovers second gold coin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An anonymous donor has dropped a 1983 South African Krugerrand gold coin in one of The Salvation Army’s red kettles. It was wrapped in a note that reads in ..
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Fla. nudist campaign targets European tourists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Pasco County Commissioners are considering whether to spend tourist tax dollars to promote the county as a destination for international nudists. &nb..
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Lost dog will be home for Christmas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - No one knows how exactly how Addison the dachshund got from Kansas City to Florida recently, but at least she'll be home for Christmas.    When th..
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No charges filed in Tampa road rage case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say no charges are being filed against a man who fatally stabbed another motorist with an ice pick during a road rage incident last month in Tampa.&n..
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Gingrich fills Cain's spot in Palm Beach event

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is stepping in for Herman Cain in headlining a Palm Beach County event.    The Palm Beach ..
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Alabama tornado survivors sought for interviews

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Public health agencies are looking to interview survivors of the killer tornadoes that hit north and central Alabama on April 27.    State He..
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Aide arrested after child left on Fla. school bus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) - A Hillsborough County school bus driver has been placed on leave and an aide was fired after a 3-year-old special needs child was left alone on a school bus ne..
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Gov. Scott pushing lawmakers on insurance issues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott wants lawmakers to fix a pair of auto and property insurance issues that are costing Floridians hundreds of millions of dollars but have el..
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